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Announcing the 2019 Open Studio Print Award Winner: Libby Hague

Congratulations to Libby Hague who is the recipient of the 2019 Open Studio Print Award. The award was juried from submissions to this year’s Member’s Ink silent auction, with Libby’s woodcut collage Every Heart can grow Bigger (pictured above) crowned the overall winner. We thank all participating artists in this year’s Members’ Ink 2019. Libby […]

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Library Book Pockets as Art Objects

Artist Member Ann Unger has created a series of prints titled Library Book Pockets as Art Objects, which are currently on display at the Deer Park Public Library in Toronto (April, 2019) and the Woodside Square Public Library in Scarborough (July, 2019).

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The Laxgiik Convocation Robe

On display in the Open Studio Shop, Feature WallFebruary 15 – March 16, 2019 The Laxgiik Convocation Robe is an immersive installation, performance, and print of an original design based on Northwest coast Indigenous Chilkat blankets. The blanket refers to the potlatch, a gift-giving feast practiced by Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. On some occasions of the […]

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Being Japanese Canadian opens at the ROM, featuring Artist Member Emma Nishimura

Detail of An Archive of Rememory by Emma Nishimura, photo-etching on flax and abaca, 2016 to present. Photo credit: Emma Nishimura. Congratulations to Artist Member Emma Nishimura on being featured in Being Japanese Canadian: reflections on a broken world, which opens at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) February 2nd and runs until August 5th, 2019. To view more print work by Emma Nishimura […]

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The Open Studio Shop

The Open Studio Shop is the perfect space for us to showcase the endless creations produced by our incredible community of artists. It’s the ideal opportunity to show the public what happens behind the scenes in our vibrant printmaking studio.

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2018-19 Open Studio Residency Recipients

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Open Studio Announces 2018-19 Residency Recipients Open Studio, Canada’s leading printmaking centre, is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Open Studio residency recipients. These residencies have been awarded to artists of merit, selected by a jury of artists and arts professionals. Open Studio’s programs support artists at various stages of their careers and are especially vital […]

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Jeannie Thib Memorial Fund Reception

Please join us on Thursday, May 24th, to help us celebrate Jeannie Thib’s legacy by introducing you to Helena Rakic who is this year’s recipient of the Jeannie Thib Mentorship Residency. Helena worked under the guidance of Luke Painter and Pudy Tong. Helena states the following about her residency: The Jeannie Thib Mentorship Residency has […]

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Dorian FitzGerald’s Chandelier for George II

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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2017-18 Open Studio Residency Recipients

Open Studio Announces 2017-18 Residency Recipients Open Studio, Canada’s leading printmaking centre, is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Open Studio residency recipients. These residencies have been awarded to artists of merit, selected by a jury of artists and arts professionals. Open Studio’s programs support artists at various stages of their careers and are especially vital […]

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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 […]