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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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Tim Pitsiulak’s Sounding Whale – a Special Auction Item at Members’ Ink 2017

We’re pleased to announce that a very special item will be offered for silent auction at the Members’ Ink event. In addition to the silent auction of over 45 beautiful artworks created by our talented Open Studio members, we will also be silent auctioning the print Sounding Whale by artist Tim Pitsiulak. In May of […]

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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 equal parts education and celebration

When editors Jenn Law and Tara Cooper (above) and designer Edward Guinasao picked up the printer’s proof of Printopolis, Cooper turned to her collaborators and declared, “We did it! And we’re all still friends!” Cooper and Law laugh about it now but the journey from initial meetings to the book launch on November 25 was […]

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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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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 […]