Asia Art Archive: Collage Party

As part of his residency, the Winnipeg-based artist is staging The Collage Party at AAA’s Project Space in Fo Tan. Dedicated to the Ha Bik Chuen Archive, the space houses Ha’s vast collection of collage books, exhibition documentation, and exhibition catalogues. Residency Collage Party

Workman Arts Collage Party

Saturday October 29 : 12:00pm-8:00pm Workman Arts – 651 Dufferin Street Workman Arts is an arts and mental health organization known internationally for its artistic collaborations, presentations, knowledge exchange, best practices and research on the impact of the arts on the quality of life of people living with mental illness and addiction. The Collage Party is a nomadic studio made … Read More

The Long Weekend – Art Toronto

Coming Attractions Presented by: Art Toronto and Lisa Kehler Art + Projects Location: South Café (P01) Using the concept and infrastructure of Paul Butler’s beloved Collage Party, The Long Weekend is a collective of Winnipeg artists, filmmakers and designers who, over the course of a month, produced a series of fantastical collage-based movie posters in an effort to produce a … Read More

Collage Party, Coquitlam, July 14, 2016 – August 21

Expo 79/16 July 14, 2016 – August 21, 2016 opens Thursday, July 14, 2016 7:00pm – 10:00pm Expo 79/16 Evergreen Cultural Centre 1205 Pinetree Way,Coquitlam, BC, Canada If you would like to book a Collage Party, contact Gregory Elgstrand at 604-927-6565 or


Division Gallery is pleased to present our first exhibition in Los Angeles, under the auspices of Four Six One Nine (LA).  Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth features new work by Canadian artists Brad Phillips, Chloe Wise, Michel de Broin, An Te Liu, Sarah Anne Johnson, Paul Butler, Jillian Kay Ross and Simon Hughes as well as works by … Read More

The Collage Party / Semiotics Aside

Paul Butler, Untitled (Semiotics Aside Series #1), 2016, Collage-based, Diabond mounted C – Print, 24” x 30” In this two-part exhibition, The Collage Party / Semiotics Aside, Paul Butler takes visitors inside his unique studio to share the process behind this new body of collage-based photography. The Collage Party is a touring studio open to the public, where people come … Read More

The Long Weekend – Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions The Long Weekend: Paul Butler, Galen Johnson, Julia Anne Leach, Guy Maddin, Caelum Vatnsdal, with special guests Jonah Corne, Simon Hughes, Alicia Smith April 27–May 31 TIFF Bell Lightbox The Long Weekend, Coming Attractions (Detail), 2016. Courtesy of Lisa Kehler Art + Projects. The Long Weekend, Coming Attractions (Detail), 2016. Courtesy of Lisa Kehler Art + Projects. The … Read More

Collage Party at Winnipeg New Music Festival

THE COLLAGE PARTY PAVILION Paul Butler Centennial Concert Hall Lobby The Collage Party Pavilion is an interactive, sculpture designed to accommodate The Collage Party – a nomadic, collective studio where Winnipeg artist Paul Butler invites the public to collage along side each other in a social setting. Since 1997, The Collage Party has travelled all over Canada, the United States and Europe and has been staged in a … Read More

(Re)Imagining Regionalism

Contribution to (Re)Imagining Regionalism (Re)imaging Regionalism seeks to examine the Regionalist movement in London during the 1960s – which was predominantly characterized by Greg Curnoe and Jack Chambers – in a new light. As a major event in London’s cultural history, Regionalism is often celebrated as a galvanizing force for the city’s creative sector. It focused attention on what it means … Read More

Artist Paul Butler Steps Down as WAG Curator By Leah Sandals POSTED: JULY 22, 2014 Paul Butler, curator of contemporary art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, has decided to step down from his post after 16 months on the job. “I realized that I’m an artist who sometimes curates, and not an institutional curator,” Butler tells Canadian Art. He took … Read More

Collage Party 2: Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, CA

The Collage Party 2 with Artist and Curator Paul Butler September 5 – October 4, 2014 Close out your summer with Creative Growth and join us for a reprisal of 2007’s The Collage Party…The Collage Party 2! In the spirit of creative exchange and community, the very event that brought together practicing artists, non-professionals, and everyone in between makes an encore … Read More

Publication: Fantasy Art Now

Fantasy Art Now 2014 Swimmers Group Toronto Canada 74 pp. 21.59 x 13.97 x .635 cm. .08 Kg Utopia is unsettling. Equality will never exist but, as great humans, we can try sometimes, or think about occasionally it after work. Are ideas a commodity? We think so. What if ideas were free? Letting go of authorship is renewing a sense … Read More

Paul Butler – Still Active

Division Gallery, Toronto April 17 – May 29, 2014