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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 […]

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Happy Holidays!

We want to take a moment to wish our vast community of members, volunteers, donors, sponsors, funders, print sales clients, students, and event attendees Happy Holidays and all the best for the New Year. Open Studio would not be the vibrant place that it is without all of you! The Year Ahead… We’re turning 50 […]

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Open Studio Apparel

We are excited to unveil our new apparel featuring a shirt designed by artist Ness Lee and a t-shirt by Meggan Winsley. We also have an apron featuring our 50th logo, just in time for our golden anniversary in 2020. We have a limited quantity of each design available, order yours online now while supplies […]

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PhotoEd Magazine Featuring Sally Ayre

Pick-up the next issue of PhotoEd Magazine to read a fantastic article featuring artwork by Artist Member Sally Ayre! Register for ‘The Photo Educators Field Trip’ bespoke workshop to inspire educators here. The workshop is taking place on Saturday, May 4th and Sally Ayre will be giving an artist talk and tour, located at 401 […]