Michael Toke

Michael Toke is a visual / installation artist, based in Toronto, Ontario

Michael Toke was born in Hamilton in 1964. Attending Sheridan College and Ontario College of Art in the 1980s, moved to NYC and worked as head assistant to J.S.G. Boggs a commerce based performance artist. Exhibiting internationally in art and film venues. His installations combine painting, photography, video and sculpture hung on a conceptual armature of documentary film practice.

I believe to approach hard strange and elusive ideas you must use peripheral vision and newtonian half measures; random cultivation is the path to expression and enlightenment.





Michael is currently teaching Advanced Painting, Colour Theory, and Abstraction at The Art Gallery of Ontario.