Press & Publications

Ad for Cinemarks exhibition at Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville. The Globe & Mail, September 1, 2012

Cinemarks exhibition brochure, September 2012, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville

I am a Camera exhibition brochure, October 2011, Frances Thomas Art Projects, Barrie. Curated by Colin Wiginton.

Late night glimpse in the studio. Night & Day: 24hrs in the Life of Durham Region publication, September 2011.

Amanda Burke’s interview with Olex at the Line Gallery.

2013 Article published at

Article in Kawartha Lakes This Week, May 10, 2011

Olex’s “Signs and Specters” article as it appeared in the Winter, 2011 issue of Surfacing magazine.

A Face in the Crowd – Find Olex in this Toronto Star article photo, November 2011.

Column in The Intelligencer, April 29, 2010

History made/Her story made the front page. The first time a living Canadian artist is featured on the front page of a major Canadian newspaper on January 21, 2011. Jane Eccles appears on the front page of the Toronto Star. Eccles’s Overlap solo exhibition was curated by Olex.

The New Pathway article (in Ukrainian), September 9, 2010 relating to Borrowed Moments exhibition in Durham, Ontario.

“Lives Lived: Vera Jacyk” in The Globe and Mail. Jacyk’s 2005 solo show Chysto, Chysto, Chysto at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery was Olex’s curatorial debut.


Roger’s Daytime appearances

On March 22, 2010 an indecisive Olexander appeared on Roger’s Daytime television programme to “Let the People Speak” and choose one from four works to donate for the Drawing for Art fundraiser at Station Gallery. Show hosts Kasia and Christian had a tough time deciding. To see which one was chosen see, visit Curator By Day.

On November 22, 2010 Olexander appeared on Roger’s Daytime television programme wearing his “curator hat” to speak about Tony Romano’s exhibition Notary Moon. Pinocchio made a special guest-star appearance.



Radio Canada International reviewed Olexander’s As We Slept exhibition held in late-autumn, 2008 in Winnipeg. This exhibition marked the 75th anniversary of the Famine-Genocide in Soviet Ukraine.


Youtube Postings

Synchronicities: Art & Cinema

Never has the intersection of art and film been as pronounced as today. Olexander explores visual art and cinema in this illustrated presentation. In this talk he addresses the influence of moving images on still imagery and vice versa …


Observing Elections in Ukraine

At the end of December 2004, Olexander travelled to Ukraine as an accredited elections observer.  There he experienced the momentous events of the Orange Revolution which saw the birth of a new European nation.


Exhibition Highlights

Dates: November 11, 2004 to January 16, 2005
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Photo highlights from the Corruption of Reality opening on November 21, 2004