Donor Levels & Benefits

Open Studio would not be possible without the generous support of our funders and donors. Our donors directly impact Open Studio’s ability to continue its mission of providing support for artists in the creation and exhibition of contemporary print in an open-minded, safe, accessible and collaborative environment. To show our appreciation, we strive to provide a unique experience for our community of supporters and whet their appetite for the arts. Explore the fascinating medium of printmaking by becoming an Open Studio donor today, and contribute to the vibrancy of Toronto arts culture. 

See our current list of supporters here.

COLLECTORS’ CIRCLE | donations above $1,000

$2,000supports an exhibiting artist in our Main Gallery.

  • Exclusive access to an annual printmaking workshop
  • 1 behind-the-scenes group studio tour
  • 1 print per year from our Print Subscription Program
  • Invitations to exclusive events, including private receptions and exhibition walkthroughs
  • 10 % off purchases of prints and merchandise in the Open Studio Shop
  • Name recognition on our website
  • Open Studio Donor pin
  • Charitable tax receipt for full donation

PATRONS | donations up to $1,000

$750 supports 6-months of free studio rent for a scholarship recipient.

  • Invitations to exclusive events, including private receptions and exhibition walkthroughs
  • 10 % off purchases of prints and merchandise in the Open Studio Shop
  • Name recognition on our website
  • Open Studio Donor pin
  • Charitable tax receipt for full donation

BENEFACTORS | donations up to $500

$410 provides an emerging artist with a free professional development workshop (8-week course).

  • 10 % off purchases of prints and merchandise in the Open Studio Shop (Donations of $100 and over)
  • Name recognition on our website
  • Open Studio Donor pin (Donations of $50 and over) 
  • Charitable tax receipt for full donation

DEDICATED DONORS | monthly donors 

Monthly support makes an incredible impact on the financial success of Open Studio and our ability to offer new learning opportunities to artists. Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to establish partnerships with organizations, like VIBE Arts, to provide free education access to emerging artists facing barriers.

$50 provides one month of supply fees for an emerging artist receiving one of our Access Pass awards.

  • Dedicated Donors receive all the benefits of their donation level plus access to exclusive content, such as Studio Stories, our monthly newsletter. 

For more information on becoming a donor or to learn other ways to support Open Studio’s mission please contact us at office@openstudio.ca. We would love to hear from you and ignite your passion for print.