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Printopolis Publication Now Available!

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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Call for Submissions: Editions 2016

Attention Canadian Printmakers Deadline for submissions of digital images: Monday, February 1, 2016, 11:59 pm EST. Deadline for submissions of accepted prints: Friday, March 11, 2016, 5:00 pm EST. Editions is Open Studio’s biggest annual fundraising event, providing necessary revenue in support of programs and operations, including affordable and equal access to printmaking facilities, exhibitions, […]

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OS 45: “That Embracing Space”

Written by Chris Jones Queen and Peter streets looked a lot different in 1970. In the parking lot across from the Black Bull stood a row of Victorian townhouses, one of them (above, photo by Vincent Sharp) was the original Open Studio. Despite a lack of windows and ventilation, an acid bath in the washroom, and […]

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My First Printmaking Class

Written by Chris Jones On Monday I joined five other print novices for our first ever Open Studio class. Fortunately, we dove into the shallow end with a 3-hour look at monoprinting with friendly, knowledgeable instructor Loree Ovens. The class was fun and fulfilling and inspired us all to consider exploring a little further. I, […]