Making “The Bessarion Exodus”

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Auction Print:
“The Bessarion Exodus” by Christopher Hutsul
edition number: 2/4
size: 39.5″ x 52″
media: linoleum (relief)
printed: in the A.G.O parking lot behind Aboveground Art Supplies
printing method: steam roller
paper: kozuke kozo white
lead printers: Alex Froese & Helen Leung

Auction bidding can be done in person (by signing the bid book in the Printmaking department, 3rd floor of the main OCADU campus at 100 McCaul Street) or via email to – email bidding closes at noon on March 9th, while in-person bidding continues until 3 pm. Reserve bid on this print is $300.

Artist bio:
Hailing originally from British Columbia, Christopher Hutsul is a Toronto-based artist and filmmaker. After graduating from the OCAD printmaking department in 1999, he became a staff writer at the Toronto Star. He left the Star in 2007 to launch a career in commercial filmmaking. Between shoots, he continues to draw and work on large format linoblock prints at his studio in Kensington Market.