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April 21: Meet the Artist Tim Pitsiulak

Meet the Artist – Tim Pitsiulak at Open Studio Thursday, April 21st, 6 – 8 pm Written by Chris Jones Please join us on Thursday, April 21st to meet Tim Pitsiulak and see the prints in progress being created during his residency at Open Studio. In partnership with Dorset Fine Arts, Open Studio is pleased to […]

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OS Gives Artists A Leg Up

Written by Chris Jones Screen printer Nicholas Shick demurs when I ask if he’s a master printer: “I try to be humble about my technical skills,” he says, “because I feel like as soon as I start talking out of the other side of my mouth the printmaking Gods are going to cause me some […]

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Getting the scoop on Jeanette Nguyen

Written by Laine Groeneweg After a little time away from the blog, I managed to free up a bit of time and catch up with artist member, Jeanette Nguyen to get the scoop on her printmaking approach and what’s behind her unique sense of style and image making.  Here’s what she had to share…   […]

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Giving Tuesday at Open Studio – fun for art lovers

Written by Amrita Chandra You’ve heard of #BlackFriday, and maybe even #CyberMonday, but do you know about #GivingTuesday? After 2 major days for commerce, Giving Tuesday is a national day dedicated to giving! Keep an eye on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts starting today for our “12 Ways for Open Studio” – 12 ideas to participate […]

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Artist Proof Sale: Sara Angelucci Live Demo December 3rd

Written by Pamela Quiroga It’s that time of year again! Open Studio will be launching its 31st annual Artist Proof Sale with an Opening Night Party on December 3, 2015. Held every year, the Opening Night Party represents a unique opportunity to shop hundreds of original prints while celebrating the art of printmaking with friends and […]

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A holiday update from the Open Studio family to yours.

Dear Friends, Thank you for your ongoing friendship and support this year! 2015 has been another wonderful year for Open Studio. Donors, volunteers, artists and staff have worked hard to ensure our doors stay open to create opportunities for artists and a place for printmaking in our community. With each print, an artist leaves a […]

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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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Catching Up with Doug Guildford

Written by Laine Groeneweg When I first started printing at Open Studio I arrived and literally didn’t know a single person there.   I had the good fortune of arriving on a day  when the studio was buzzing with activity and a number of folks were there to get acquainted with right away.  One of […]

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Photo Emulsion: Taking the Plunge

Written by Chris Jones In week three, screenprinting class got really interesting. It was at this point that instructor Meggan Winsley introduced us to photo emulsion and exposure, which allowed us to capture photographic quality images without drawing or tracing. The process is complicated and the equipment is costly, which is another reason Open Studio […]

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Announcing RCA / Open Studio Fellowship

Royal Canadian Academy of the ArtsRCA/Open Studio Fellowship Award Please note that this program is no longer running. The Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts (RCA) and Open Studio are delighted to announce the creation of a new fellowship award open to all active RCA members. A new collaborative initiative, this series of annual fellowships […]