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FUTURE PROOF: Virtual Auction

FUTURE PROOFA Virtual Auction in Support of Open Studio Auction is now closed. If you have any questions, please connect with us at office@openstudio.ca. All auction winners will be contacted in the next few business days. Thank you for your patience, understanding and support! FUTURE PROOF  is a virtual auction in support of Open Studio […]

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Call for Community Board Members

For Public Distribution: Open Studio is seeking Community Board Members Open Studio, Toronto, is an Artist-Run Centre (ARC) dedicated to contemporary print. We offer accessible, inclusive and affordable printmaking facilities, programs and service­­s for artists and the public from across Canada and abroad. Open Studio is at a critical point in its history. We are […]

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OCADU Career Launcher recipient for the Archive & Collections position

💥 We are excited to announce that the OCADU Career Launcher recipient for the Archive & Collections position is Erica Jochim (she/her)! She will join our team at an exciting time as we move forward with a project to create a formalized collection from an archive of donated prints created at Open Studio in its […]

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Print Speak Winter / Spring 2022

Our next two Print Speak sessions are now live for registration! Print Speak is a virtual education series that focuses on incredible artists whose work pushes the boundaries of print media. These talks will take you on a journey with each artist to learn about their passion for creating. Admission is free, but donations are […]

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Happy Holidays!

We want to wish our vast community of artist members, board members, clients, donors, funders, staff and volunteers a Happy Holiday and all the best for the New Year! Please note that our office and galleries will be closed from December 19th until January 3rd, 2022, and we will reopen on January 4th. Approved members […]

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Passing of Artist Member Jerry Silverberg

Irving Gerald Silverberg

Irving Gerald Silverberg, June 16, 1950 – July 5, 2021. We are saddened to hear of the passing of Jerry Silverberg. Jerry was a multidisciplinary artist and educator living in Toronto and a long-time Open Studio Artist Member. His love of print, people and community was inspiring and he will be dearly missed. Our condolences […]

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Remembering Barbara Alexandra Hall

Barbara Alexandra Hall(1942 – 2021) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Alexandra (Alix) Hall. Our condolences go out to her community of friends and family. In 1970, Alix Hall and Richard Sewell established Open Studio at 310 Queen Street West. We connected with Richard to share his remembrances of […]

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Happy Holidays! A year in review & looking forward

WISHING EVERYONE HAPPY & SAFE HOLIDAYS! We want to wish our vast community of artist members, board members, clients, donors, funders, staff and volunteers a Happy Holiday and all the best for the New Year. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who has supported us during this time and for the compassion and kindness you […]

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Hal Jackman Foundation donates to TAF

Toronto Arts Foundation (TAF) announced one-million-dollar donation from the Hal Jackman Foundation to support 80 Toronto small and mid-sized charitable arts organizations challenged by the impact of COVID-19. The arts organizations selected are from all disciplines, operating across the city with budgets under six million dollars. Open Studio is grateful to have been selected as one of […]

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Passing of Artist Member Linda Kristin Blix

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Linda Kristin Blix. Linda was a long-time Open Studio Artist Member. She created large-scale black and white relief prints featuring northern landscapes and colourful screenprinted monoprints that engaged experimental facets of the printmaking process. Linda made an impact on the artist community and her joy for […]