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Statement of Solidarity

In June 2020 Open Studio paused much of its outreach and communication in order to give space to conversations surrounding injustices toward Canada’s Black and Indigenous communities.  We took time to discuss and reflect on the ways Open Studio has inadvertently propped up systemic barriers that prevented Black artists, Indigenous artists and artists of colour […]

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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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Elizabeth D’Agostino at ARTsPLACE

Congratulations to Artist Member, Elizabeth D’Agostino, for her online exhibition at ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. To view D’Agostino’s exhibition online, please visit: https://artsplaceexhibits.weebly.com/.

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Heather J.A. Thomson at TOAF – Open Studio

Congratulations to Artist Member, Heather J.A. Thomson, for her participation in this year’s Toronto Outdoor Art Fair (TOAF). TOAF is being held online this year. Please visit their website to see their juried roster of artists, including Heather. TOAF site: https://torontooutdoor.art/Visit Heather’s TOAF profile here.

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Passing of former Board Member

We are saddened to hear of the passing of J.F.W. (Ted) Weatherill (1932 – 2020). Weatherill served on the Board of Directors of Open Studio 1973-1980. You can read his obituary here. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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Murmuration Exhibition Postponed

All programmed exhibitions have been postponed until September. Artist members participating in Murmuration are encouraged to post via their Instagram beginning April 24, 2020. The physical rendition of the Murmuration exhibition will take place as the final show of 2020 as a way to round off Open Studio’s 50th year, celebrating community and making the most of being […]

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Spring Print Release: Quvianaqtuk Pudlat

Inuit Artist Creative Residency partnership with Kinngait West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative Studios (WBEC) and Dorset Fine Arts (DFA) We are delighted to announce the availability of two screenprints made by Quvianaqtuk Pudlat during his Inuit Artist Creative Residency at Open Studio. The residency was made possible with support from West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative. Read some fantastic coverage of Quvianaqtuk’s […]

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Inuit Artist Creative Residency – Quvianaqtuk Pudlat

Inuit Artist Creative Residency partnership with Kinngait West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative Studios (WBEC) and Dorset Fine Arts (DFA) A Meet and Greet with Pudlat is scheduled for March 12, 2020, 6 – 8pm at Open Studio. Open Studio is excited to announce the re-launch of the Inuit Artist Creative Residency, a two-week residency program that […]

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Tours & Demos

UPDATE: We have been closely monitoring the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 and we have decided to postpone our group tours. We feel that the health and safety of our artists, staff, board, and community is the priority. Following the guidelines of Canada Public Health officials, we are limiting events with large gatherings until further notice. […]

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First Look *Pre-Sale* Micah Lexier: The Oscilloscope Drawings Print Edition Boxset

We are excited to announce a limited time pre-sale for a brand new publishing project with contemporary artist Micah Lexier. The Oscilloscope Drawings is a set of ten photopolymer prints on 11″ x 17″ Japanese Kozuke paper, held in a silkscreen-printed, aluminum portfolio box. The prints feature imagery from a found technical manual, continuing Lexier’s interest in creating new […]