About Us

Maximum Exposure is an annual year-end exhibition, held in May, that showcases the work of the best young emerging Canadian and international artists attending Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts. Featured as part of the Scotiabank’s CONTACT Photography Festival, Maximum Exposure, now in its twenty-second year, exhibits multidisciplinary work produced by photography, film, new media and design students in a professional gallery setting.

Over the years, Ryerson University has produced many of Canada’s top artistic talent as well as international talent. Since its inception twenty-two years ago, Maximum Exposure continues to expand its list of successful alumni while providing a platform for networking between young emerging artists of Ryerson’s School of Image Arts and top industry professionals, while acting as a launching platform for many of the students’ careers.