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Project 31: New Futures

Support BIPOC Artists and Designers at OCAD University! We are thrilled to be a Community Partner with OCAD University’s Project 31: New Futures virtual auction and campaign celebrating the tremendous talent, imagination, and creativity of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) artists and designers.  This partnership underscores our organization’s commitment to supporting the next […]

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2020 FUTURE PROOF AWARD WINNERS

FUTURE PROOF A Golden Anniversary Auction of Contemporary ArtOctober 7 – October 19, 2020 FUTURE PROOF is a virtual celebration of Open Studio’s past with the directive of securing our future. Open Studio is in dire financial need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By partaking in this online auction, bidders and buyers can help fund […]

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Piece Together

We are excited to be a part of ‘Piece Together’, a non-for-profit project created in response to the struggles that many businesses are facing as a result off COVID-19. 🧩 A collaboration between Flash Reproductions and Frontier (https://www.flashreproductions.com/ and https://frontier.is/). ‘Piece Together’ is an attempt to help businesses and artists foster their community and provide something for them to […]

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Act Now for the Future of Print

To the Open Studio community, We need your help. Open Studio’s 50th anniversary in 2020 was supposed to be so much more, a celebration, a reinvigoration, a chance to look back and to look forward. And then came COVID-19. Exhibitions cancelled. A prestigious international visiting artist residency cancelled. Our biggest fundraiser, months in the planning, […]

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Art Matters. Print Matters.

Open Studio Keeps Creativity Alive! Open Studio offers artists affordable access to a fantastic downtown Toronto studio. Our well-equipped space allows emerging artists to continue their creative practice in a professional workspace, alongside established and mid-career artists. Thanks to our generous donors and granting bodies we are able to subsidize studio rent by 70% We pride ourselves in […]

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Print Subscription Program

Derek Sullivan, Ragweed + Abstraction, 2019, letterpress and screenprint, 10” x 8”

Open Studio’s Print Subscription offers an affordable entry point for emerging collectors to purchase an artwork by an established visual artist. Twice a year, Open Studio invites a well-known contemporary artist to create a 10″ x 8″ print, which can be purchased in advance of a set-deadline for $100. The edition size of the print […]

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Members’ Ink Raffle

Each year, in anticipation of Members’ Ink , we also hold a raffle. This year we’re offering prizes worth over $4,000! Tickets are on sale through the Open Studio office. The draw will take place during the Members’ Ink party, Thursday, May 9. Raffle winners not present for the draw will be contacted afterwards. Raffle books […]

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Now Accepting Print Submissions – Artist Proof Sale 2018

ARTIST PROOF SALE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Open Studio invites submissions of artist proofs or monoprints to the 34th annual Artist Proof Sale fundraiser, which is taking place on Thursday, November 29, 2018. All prints and submission forms must be received no later than 5:00 pm EST on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. This year we are […]

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Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

Donate during the month of June and help Open Studio win $10,000 in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! This June we’re participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge for a chance to win $10,000 and YOU can help us! Every donation you make to Open Studio during the month of June qualifies as an entry […]

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Members’ Ink 2018 – Tote Bags Now Available!

This year, in conjunction with Members’ Ink, a silent auction in support of Open Studio, we are launching limited edition tote bags featuring specially commissioned artwork by Annyen Lam, AKA Tiny Blades Project. A limited number of bags will be available for purchase prior to the event — $20 each (HST included). Remaining bags will be printed live […]