Visiting Artists Residency Exhibition: Daniel Barrow & Kathleen Ritter

September 15, 2017October 14, 2017

Artist Talk

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Opening Reception

September 15, 20177:00 – 9:00 PM

Each year Open Studio selects four professional artists with or without printmaking experience to create traditional and/or experimental works in the print medium of their choice, working collaboratively with a print media artist.

Galleries Closed

July 22, 2018September 13, 2018

Saimaiyu Akesuk, Qaumajaq (Fly), 2014, stonecut & stencil, paper size: 37.3” x 24.4”, $800.

Saimaiyu Akesuk: Prints 2013-2015 – Curated by Dr. Nancy Campbell

June 16, 2017July 15, 2017

Opening Reception

June 16, 20176:30 - 8:30

The bold, colourful prints of Saimaiyu Akesuk, a recent artist member at the Kinngait Cooperative in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, recall the archetypal work of her Elders, but remain uniquely her own. Curated by Dr. Nancy Campbell.

The Inhabitants of Space

May 12, 2017June 10, 2017

Opening Reception

May 12, 20176:30 - 8:30 PM

A Featured Exhibition in the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, included artists confront the ways in which capture and print technologies have affected how we depict, build, and inhabit spaces and images.

Sirkku Ketola

A Body Called Paula Exhibition and Performance

February 16, 2017March 18, 2017

Opening Reception

February 16, 20176:30 - 8:30 PM

The project A Body Called Paula, by artist Sirkku Ketola, involves a performance that includes a long lasting, manual work of screenprinting that unites hands and technology.

Carolyn Wren


January 13, 2017February 11, 2017

Opening Reception

January 13, 20176:30 - 8:30 PM

Dwell, an installation by Carolyn Wren, embodies an evolutionary imprint of nature to culture, to nature and back to culture.

Gabriela Jolowicz

Church Playground

March 24, 2017April 22, 2017

Opening Reception

March 24, 20176:30 - 8:30 PM

Gabriela Jolowicz captures fleeting scenes of everyday life in one of the oldest and most traditional visual media, the woodcut.

Philippe Blanchard

Inbetweening: Nick Novak Fellowship Exhibition

October 21, 2016November 19, 2016

Artist Talk

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Opening Reception

October 21, 20167:00 – 9:00 PM

Philippe Blanchard's recent work explores printmaking and animation as expanded art forms, using the reaction of coloured lighting and printed pigment to generate the illusion of movement through sound and light installations.

Diyan Achjadi & Brendan Tang: Residue: Tracing the Lore

September 16, 2016October 15, 2016

Opening Reception

September 16, 20166:30 – 8:30 PM

Residue: Tracing the Lore is a collaboration between Brendan Tang and Diyan Achjadi. Through imprinting fragments of images onto their own skin, they explore the ways that ornamental motifs can reveal or reflect histories of migration.

Summer Salon

August 5, 2016August 26, 2016

Opening Reception

August 6, 20162:00 – 4:00 PM

This summer group exhibition, taking place in all three of Open Studio's galleries, is organized in collaboration with interns from the University of Toronto, Masters of Museum Studies Program.