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Announcing RCA / Open Studio Fellowship

Announcing the RCA/Open Studio Fellowship Award Cliquez ici pour lire en français. 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 will foster the study of print […]

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Print and Learn

Written by Chris Jones   In week two of Screenprinting we graduated from simple paper stencils to painting images on our screens. And in case that wasn’t challenging enough, instructor Meggan Winsley asked us to combine two complimentary images that could be overlayed, one top of the other. This approach, using drawing fluid and screen […]

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Lithography with Pudy Tong – Q & A

Written by Laine Groeneweg   To most folks, the world of print and printmaking seems like a completely foreign planet, dotted with clusters of strange lingo and great plains of technical jargon. Most of us know a “print” when we see one, but many of us don’t know how the heck it was made. Of […]

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Screenprinting 101

Written by Chris Jones Even simple creative projects can be immensely satisfying: that’s a lesson I re-learned last Tuesday at my first Open Studio water-based screenprinting class. Which is not to suggest that all our class projects will be simple. Instructor Meggan Winsley, above, kicked things off by showing us examples of the kind of […]

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Art Consultations: A Guide for New Buyers

Written by Pamela Quiroga   For the uninitiated, buying a piece of original art can seem intimidating. I know from personal experience. As an art lover who had yet to take the leap, I always assumed I didn’t know enough about art to buy it, or that art ownership was beyond my reach, financially. In […]

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Call for Submissions: Editions

Attention Canadian Printmakers Deadline for submissions: Saturday, February 21, 2015, 5 pm. Donate to Open Studio’s Editions for your chance to win the Open Studio Editions Residency Award. Replacing the Open Studio National Printmaking Awards, the new Open Studio Editions Residency Award provides the recipient with 4 free weeks in the Studio, along with $300 worth […]

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Open Studio Seeks a Technical Director

Open Studio Seeks a Technical Director. Deadline: Friday, June 20th at 5 p.m. OPEN STUDIO, Canada’s leading printmaking centre, is a charitable, non-profit, artist-run centre dedicated to the production, preservation and promotion of contemporary original fine art prints. Open Studio offers affordable and equal access to printmaking facilities, programs and services for artists from across […]

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Welcome to our new website!

With support from the Ontario Arts Council’s Ontario Arts Investment Fund and the J.P. Bickell Foundation, Open Studio has worked with Twig Design to develop a new website

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Open Studio Receives Significant Investment from Ontario Trillium Foundation

Open Studio is thrilled to announce that the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario, has recently awarded a grant to the organization.