The Magic Gumball Machine of Fate

June 1st, 2016 – August 31st, 2016

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Magic Gumball Machine of Fate, Curated by Catherine Heard, Edition by Penelope Stewart

The Magic Gumball Machine of Fate is an artist’s multiple project that distributes work by Canadian creators and makes art affordable for everyone. The project is curated by Catherine Heard. A new artist edition will be available each month and will be launched the evening of RMG Fridays!

Current Edition:

  • July 2016: Keener Badge, Shannon Gerard

Upcoming Edition:

  • August 2016: Quit Your Day Job: Iron On Transfers
  • September 2016: Melissa Arruda: Manadala

Past Editions:

  • November 2015: Cat’s Eye, Moira Clark
  • December 2015: Persistence of Polyhedrons, Penelope Stewart
  • January 2016: Crytographs, Andy Fabo
  • February 2016: The Astounding Thaumantrope, Jennifer Linton
  • March 2016: Some Phlags, David Poolman and Matthew Williamson
  • April 2016: April Fool’s Mix!
  • May 2016: CUPS (Compulsory University Problematic Society), a collective of OCAD students
  • June 2016: Another Day With You, Erin Candela & Paula Huisman

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Call for Submissions

The Magic Gumball Machine of Fate is an artist’s multiples project that distributes works by Canadian creators and makes art affordable for everyone.  Multiples are sold from classic Northern Beaver Vending Machines for $2, from machines located at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Artscape Toronto, The Artists’ Newsstand at Chester Subway station, and other Toronto locations.



  • Proposals are accepted on an ongoing basis (no deadlines)
  • Please include the following in your proposal:
    • CV
    • 5 – 10 images of your past works (with image list)
    • Written description of your proposed project
    • Photographs of a maquette of your proposed project
    • Email project submissions to catherineheard@me.com

The RMG is not the jurying body for the submission process. Please direct any questions or comments regarding this project to Independent Curator Catherine Heard at catherineheard@me.com

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