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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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Summer 2017: Partnership with Dorset Fine Arts – Showcasing Work from Canada’s Incredible North

Posted by Pamela Quiroga Thanks to a special collaboration with Dorset Fine Arts, Open Studio is proud to announce a summer of events highlighting stunning works from Cape Dorset, Nunavut. Cape Dorset, known as Kinngait in Inuktitut, is a small hamlet located on the southern tip of Baffin Island. It’s the famed capital of Inuit […]

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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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Printopolis Publication

“Printopolis expands the current body of literature on contemporary print culture, exploring graphic media as an ever-evolving field of inquiry, experimentation and artistic practice.” Tara Cooper and Jenn Law, Co-Editors Printopolis focuses on the critical discourse surrounding the current state of printmaking in Toronto and further afield. Inspired by the 2010 print symposium hosted by […]

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Now Accepting Print Submissions – Artist Proof Sale 2016

Open Studio invites print submissions of artist proofs or monoprints (no editioned prints or bookworks please) for the 32nd Annual Artist Proof Sale fundraiser, taking place on December 1, 2016. Artists may submit up to 4 (four) artist proofs or monoprints. Deadline for Submissions: November 14 50% of all sales go to the artist, and […]

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Introducing Open Studio’s New Brand Identity!

Introducing our new brand identity – a better representation of Open Studio today. When Open Studio’s journey began in 1970, our vision was to create a space where anyone could walk in and access printmaking equipment and instruction. Today, in addition to our print shop, we’re home to more than 150 artists and studio users, […]

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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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2016-17 Open Studio Residency Recipients

Open Studio Announces 2016-17 Residency Recipients Open Studio, Canada’s leading printmaking centre, is pleased to announce the 2016-17 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 for […]

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Tim Pitsiulak Brings Talent South to OS

Written by Chris Jones Inuit artist Tim Pitsiulak, above, has been working at Open Studio for the past week-and-a-half with master screen printer Nick Shick and assistant Miles Ingrassia, below, as part of a special artist residency arranged by Dorset Fine Arts in conjunction with Open Studio. All three artists will deliver what promises to […]

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Shogo Okada in Action: Live Screenprint Demonstrations at Editions 2016

Written by Cheryl Kaplan Shogo Okada’s work is a fascinating glimpse into the considerations of an artist born and raised in the 80’s and 90’s in Japan. Raised on both Eastern and Western animation, he manages to establish a connection among contemporary cultures, such as hip-hop and youth culture, with a nod to the histories […]