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Visiting Open Studio

Public Access to our Galleries, Office & Physical Shop Open Studio is located on the ground floor of 401 Richmond, Suite #104. Getting to Open Studio Open Studio, 401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104 (first floor), Toronto, Ontario The closest intersection is Spadina/Richmond, by Queen Street TTC: 501 Streetcar to Queen (Spadina stop) or a […]

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Announcing the 2021-22 Virtual REsidency Recipients

We are excited to welcome the recipients of our new Virtual REsidency! Thank you to all the applicants and to the Canada Council for the Arts Digital Now Fund for supporting this opportunity. These 6-week residencies are for artists located in Ontario identifying as Indigenous, Black, and/or other racialized identities to access creative resources, space, and funding to […]

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Click through our Holiday Gift Guide to see our curated guide to artist-made, hand-printed gifts! We’ll be adding more products in the coming weeks as we lead up to the holiday season. Shop online and in-store at our space in 401 Richmond. We also have a brand new collection of Inuit Artist Prints online and in-store now!

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Printshop Pop-in: Open Studio

Printshop Pop-in: November 20th @ 2:30 pm EST with Open Studio

The Society of the Northern Alberta Print-artists (SNAP) and St. Michael’s Printshop (NL) have joined together to offer Printshop Pop-ins, a casual and fun online printmaking session that all are welcome to attend. Make new print pals, see printshops you have always wanted to visit and view exciting demonstrations and techniques. Pop-in at any time during the 1.5-hour timeframe. Open […]

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Announcing the Career Launcher Recipient

Image: OCADU / Career Launcher logo. Khadijah Morley, The Scotiabank Studio and Education Assistant. Photo credit: Andrea Guerrero.

We are excited to announce that the OCAD University Career Launcher recipient is Khadijah Morley (she/her)! Khadijah will be joining us in the fall as The Scotiabank Studio and Education Assistant and we look forward to working with her in the studio. Khadijah Morley is a Tkaronto (Toronto) based artist with a BFA in Drawing […]

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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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Toronto Star features Artist Member Rochelle Rubinstein

The Toronto Star has reviewed Rochelle Rubinstein’s (@rochellerubinstein_) exhibition SHELTER in PLACE. The exhibit is up in the Project Space at Open Studio until March 6, 2021. Unfortunately, we are closed at this time but you can view a video of the exhibition here. These block printed banners represent Rubinstein’s desire to blend the design […]

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Print Subscription: Winnie Truong

Update: the deadline has now passed. If you are interested in purchasing the print at full price, please email We’re delighted to present our much-delayed Spring 2020 Print Subscription with contemporary artist Winnie Truong, which is available for purchase through October 31. About Winnie Truong’s subscription print:some help from a friendMedium: ScreenprintSize: 10″ x 8″Edition size: determined by […]

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Toronto Star features Visiting Artist Annie Wong

Annie Wong is one of four 2019 – 20 Visiting Artists and currently showing in a group exhibition alongside Kotama Bouabane, Meaghan Hyckie, and Luke Painter. The Visiting Artists’ Residency Exhibition is on display from October 16 – November 14, 2020, find out more here. You can read about Annie Wong’s recent print project in […]

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Partners in Art, TBD TAKEOVER: Michelle Forsyth

Open Studio is proud to participate in Partners in Art, TBD Takeover initiative. Our second nominated artist is: Michelle Forsyth. TBD Takeover is an online, commissioned art project spotlighting works and stories relating to this current period of uncertainty amidst the global health crisis. In partnership, select artist-run centres have curated two artists to takeover PIA’s […]