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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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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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A Love Story

Written by Amrita Chandra When Almis Ledas bought his ticket for 100 Prints, the predecessor to Open Studio’s Editions fundraiser, little did he know he would be getting a ticket to a lifetime of wedded bliss. Our story starts way back in April 1999, when Almis was traveling to Boston at the same time Adriana […]

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Mark your calendars for Editions 2015

Written by Amrita Chandra If you’re looking to enjoy a fun night of art while supporting a good cause, mark your calendars for Open Studio’s fundraiser, Editions, being held on May 14th. Previously known as 100 Prints, Editions is a refreshed take on a much loved tradition. How loved? Well, this annual art event is […]

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Art Consultations: A Guide for New Buyers

Written by Pamela Quiroga   For the uninitiated, buying a piece of original art can seem intimidating. I know from personal experience. As an art lover who had yet to take the leap, I always assumed I didn’t know enough about art to buy it, or that art ownership was beyond my reach, financially. In […]

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10 reasons I’m an OS volunteer

Written by Amitra Chandra I was introduced to Open Studio by Print Sales Manager Astrid Ho a few years ago. Having recently moved to Toronto from Boston, I was keen to get to know the local arts community. I had a great time visiting Open Studio’s galleries as well as exploring the 401 Richmond building […]

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Open Studio Receives Significant Investment from Ontario Trillium Foundation

Open Studio is thrilled to announce that the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario, has recently awarded a grant to the organization.