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Dorian FitzGerald’s Chandelier for George II: Printed Live at Open Studio’s Artist Proof Sale

This year, at Open Studio, Dorian FitzGerald was commissioned to create a print specially for our annual Artist Proof Sale taking place on November 30th, 2017. Dorian has an eye for detail and a very patient disposition. His practice revolves around creating large intricate paintings, which depict both extravagant settings and decorative items. The term “extra” […]

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Members’ Ink Raffle 2017 – Tickets Now Available!

Each year, in anticipation of our major annual fundraiser, we also hold a raffle draw. In conjunction with Members’ Ink, a silent auction in support of Open Studio, we’re offering prizes worth over $6,700! Tickets are now on sale through the Open Studio office, and will also be available at the event on Thursday, May […]

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Sirkku Ketola’s A Body Called Paula: Printmaking Embodied in Performance.

Sirkku Ketola will meet with the audience to gather feedback for the next iteration of A Body Called Paula
 during an Artist/Audience Conversation Drop-in: Wednesday, March 1, 4:00 – 5:00pm Part installation, part performance, this work evolves with each new appearance. In A Body Called Paula, Ketola’s printed ribbons meander and droop, physically marking out space […]

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Dave Dyment’s Substitute City: Printed Live at Open Studio’s Artist Proof Sale

This year, at Open Studio, we are so fortunate to have an artwork by Dave Dyment, commissioned specially for our annual Artist Proof Sale on December 1st. Substitute City is an altered transit map of Toronto, which includes fictional subway stops erected by film and television crews. Painstakingly researched, the graphic screenprint introduces three new lines and […]

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Printopolis Publication

Read Chris Jones’ blog where he interviews Printopolis contributor Dave Dyment on his essay ‘Short-lived Phenomena’ here. We’re pleased to announce the publication of Printopolis, focusing on critical discourse surrounding the current state of printmaking in Toronto and further afield. Inspired by the 2010 print symposium hosted by Open Studio, the volume considers contemporary print […]

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New Project: Community Supported Art

Community Supported Art (or CSA) is a new collaborative fundraiser between Gallery 44 and Open Studio. Based on community supported agriculture initiatives, this model of support connects arts institutions with patrons in order to collectively build sustainability. Subscribers receive two works of art over the course of the year. Becoming a CSA subscriber is an […]

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Giving Tuesday at Open Studio – fun for art lovers

Written by Amrita Chandra You’ve heard of #BlackFriday, and maybe even #CyberMonday, but do you know about #GivingTuesday? After 2 major days for commerce, Giving Tuesday is a national day dedicated to giving! Keep an eye on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts starting today for our “12 Ways for Open Studio” – 12 ideas to participate […]

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Artist Proof Sale: Sara Angelucci Live Demo December 3rd

Written by Pamela Quiroga It’s that time of year again! Open Studio will be launching its 31st annual Artist Proof Sale with an Opening Night Party on December 3, 2015. Held every year, the Opening Night Party represents a unique opportunity to shop hundreds of original prints while celebrating the art of printmaking with friends and […]

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A holiday update from the Open Studio family to yours.

Dear Friends, Thank you for your ongoing friendship and support this year! 2015 has been another wonderful year for Open Studio. Donors, volunteers, artists and staff have worked hard to ensure our doors stay open to create opportunities for artists and a place for printmaking in our community. With each print, an artist leaves a […]

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Art Toronto 2015

At Art Toronto 2015, Open Studio will present a selection of print-based artwork by twenty artists from the Print Sales Gallery. Curated by Astrid Ho, Open Studio’s Print Sales and Archive Manager, our booth focuses on unconventional uses of printmaking, both in technique and imagery. We will exhibit original prints by artists from across Canada. […]