elcatsbO Obstacle considers the far reaching spatial, cultural, political, and environmental implications of the US / Mexico border and beyond. It brings together projects by Jill Marie Holslin, Ryan Legassicke, and Andrew Sturm.

Exhibition in conjunction with Offensive Fences film festival organized by MoRUS

Sept. 26, 2019 – Oct.27, 2019

Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, 155 Avenue C, New York, NY 10009, & La Plaza Cultural Community Garden



Sept. 12 – Oct. 29, 2017 – Home of the Moment included in fête: 50 Years of Sheridan’s Craft and Design program, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON


November 26-29 2015 Shadows (wall disease) at Beit Zatoun House in Toronto. The show will continue in part until Wed. March 30 2016.

family news

2015 – Frances Davida Legassicke born Sept 7th!


2015 – Jonald Dudd, curated by Chris Held, Lydia Cambron & Ben Garthus opened May 16 at City Bird Gallery, New York, NY

2015 – Gil McElroy, “Ryan Legassicke: Wall Disease,” re:sculpt, blog.sculpture.org, June 24.

Microsoft Word - Wall Disease by Gil McElroy.doc

2015 – The Sculpture Center in Cleveland published a W2S 2014 exhibition catalogue with essays by Douglas Max Utter

The catalogue is available through www.blurb.ca

2015 – Allison Fonder, “Jonald Dudd Exhibition Challenges the Definition of Design,” core77.com, May 22.

Microsoft Word - Jonald Dudd blog publication.doc

2014 – Gennady Yusim made a short film “Walls at MORUS” about my work at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, NYC

2014 – “Making, and breaking barriers around the globe,” East Villager, NYC, Oct.16, pg 3

2014 – Shadows (wall disease) opens October 11 4-7pm at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden, New York, NY and at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, New York, NY – exhibition assistance from the Ontario Arts Council, project assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts


“The physicality of these walls, and the ideologies they represent, will stand in stark contrast to the space around it, a historic community garden. The exhibition highlights the importance of continuing to work to preserve public spaces as free and open community spaces.”  –  Bill DiPaola, MoRUS co-director

2014 – Shadows (wall disease) opens June 12 at The Sculpture Center in Cleveland, Ohio


2013 – No Trespassing / Space Available included in the exhibition Borderline, curated by Megan Press, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga (April 24 – June 16)


2013 – No Trespassing / Space Available & related works opened March 16 at 487.5 Concord Ave in Toronto


2012 – States of Security / Security States opened May 11, Eastern State Penitentiary Historical Site, Philadelphia

2012 Home of the Moment chair featured in the May issue of Azure magazine, Toronto


2011 – Artist talk, TEDx Bermuda

2011 – Presentation and panel discussion as part of Homework: Infrastructures and Collaboration in Social Practice presented by Broken City Lab, Windsor, Ontario – October 21-22


2011 – Taught a one week workshop “Knock down Furniture” at Beam Camp, Stafford, New Hampshire


2010  – Artist in Residence at Takt Kunstprojecktraum, Berlin, Germany, with support form the Canada Council for the Arts


2010   – No Trespassing / Space Available & the Art & Music Library Gallery, University of Rochester

No Trespassing Space Available Rochester1

No Trespassing Space Available Rochester2

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