Members’ Ink 2019
May 3, 2019 – May 9, 2019
Silent Auction: May 3 – May 9, 12 pm – May 29, 5:00 pm
Party / Auction closes: May 9, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Schedule for Party / Auction close:
6:00 pm Doors open
7:30 pm Print Award announcement
8:00 pm Auction closes
8:45 pm Raffle
Toronto, ON – Open Studio’s Members’ Ink is a silent auction of original works of art—including screenprints, etchings, lithographs and relief prints—by Open Studio artist members. Members’ Ink also features a silent auction of prints from the Dorset Fine Arts collection and a selection of prints produced by past visiting artists. This year, we are also excited to launch the Open Studio Print Award, which will be awarded to an Open Studio Artist Member whose work is featured in Members’ Ink during the Members’ Ink party on May 9th.
Silent auction bidding begins Friday, May 3rd and runs until May 9th. The Members’ Ink party will take place on May 9th from 6:00 – 9:00pm and the auction will close at 8:00pm. The Members’ Ink party will also include a raffle, a limited-edition tote bag featuring a specially commissioned artwork by Jenn Law, live printmaking demonstrations, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Join us at Open Studio on May 9th for your chance to vie for the silent auction items, or just to enjoy the party!
The work available in the silent auction represents a range of both emerging and established contemporary Canadian printmakers. Both new and experienced collectors are sure to find something to add to their collections.
Thank you to the participating artists who have donated artwork to support Open Studio and the future of print. Members’ Ink is an important fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going to support the organization’s charitable programming, including exhibitions, education, and professional development opportunities for artists.
Participating Artists: Anne Abbass, Andrew Armstrong, Sally Ayre | Mary Baranowski-Lowden | Nadine Bariteau | Philippe Blanchard | Kris Bovenizer | Yael Brotman | Jane Burns | Nix Burox | Laura Bydlowska | Floyd Calverly | Tara Cooper | Susan Cunningham | Victoria Day | Andrea deBruijn | Agata Derda | Rocky Dobey | Pamela Dodds | Rachael Dodgson | Samsam Elmi | Alysa-Beth Engel | Eric Euler | Katherine Frech | Christine Fry | Anna Gaby-Trotz | Fatima Garzan | Deanna Gaviola Austerberry | Arwen Giel | Elena Gorlenko | Mathieu Goupil-Lemay | Laine Groeneweg | Sandra Haar | Sadko Hadzihasanovic | Libby Hague | Alexa Hatanaka | Alison Judd | Jenn Law | Jae Lee | Lorna Livey | Alison Melville | Liz Menard | Steven Murray | Jeannette Nguyen | Emma Nishimura | Shogo Okada | Loree Ovens | Jess Palmer | Kurt Pammer | Walter Procska | Helena Rakic | Sandi Ralph | Adrienne Reynolds | Elena Roginsky | Steve Rose | Rochelle Rubinstein | Irina Schestakowich | Jess Sheridan | Leslie Schniffer | Penelope Stewart | Alex R.M. Thompson | Heather Thomson | Pudy Tong | Brianna Tosswill | Alexandra Tremblay | Ann Unger | Meggan Winsley | Laurie Zinkand-Selles
Past Visiting Artists Included in the Auction: Alex Bierk, John Massey, Hazel Meyer, Michael Morris, Suzanne Nacha, Kathleen Ritter, Team Macho, Tom Ngo and more…
Cape Dorset Artists Included in the Auction: Shuvinai Ashoona, Kingmeata Etidlooie, Simeonie Kopapik, Ohotaq Mikkigak, Pudlo Pudlat, Pitaloosie Saila, Kakulu Saggiaktok, Pudlo Samajualie, Ningeokuluk Teevee
Event Sponsors: Assurart
Event Partner: Dorset Fine Arts
Printing Sponsor: Flash Reproductions
Drink Sponsor: Beau’s All Natural Brewery, Shiny Apple Cider
Raffle Donors: Above Ground Art Supplies, Art Metropole, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Dorset Fine Arts, Fresh Collective, Kid Icarus, Kula Yoga Studio, Left Field Brewery, Made You Look Jewellery, Mama Earth Organics, MOCCA, Opera Atelier, Paperhouse Studio, Royal Ontario Museum, Smokestack Studio, Steam Whistle Brewery, The Gardiner Museum, The Power Plant, The Rock Oasis