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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 with both fobs will have access to the studio 24/7 during the holidays. Please continue to practice health and safety measures, and stay home if you are feeling unwell. Emergency contact information will be made available in the studio.

For details about visiting the building click here. Our online shop remains open; however, curbside pick-up and order shipping will resume in the New Year.

We look forward to seeing both new and familiar faces at Open Studio in the coming year!

Learn More About Printmaking!

You have been patiently waiting and it’s finally here: our WINTER 2022 Education Schedule!
Print courses are offered as 4-week sessions and weekend workshops. No prior experience is needed to sign up! We’re keeping health and safety measures in place so make sure to register soon because our classes are capped at a maximum of 6 participants!

Call for Submissions

Announcing our new Virtual REsidency

The Open Studio Virtual REsidency consists of three six-week paid opportunities, running from January to June 2022.

This residency is for artists identifying as Indigenous, Black, and/or other racialized identities to access creative resources, space, and funding to make or build creative work. This Virtual REsidency is made possible through the Canada Council for the Arts Digital Now Fund.

Apply by January 10, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST

Announcing Our New Hires

We are excited to announce our two new hires!

Angela Piere Segovia [she/her] is our incoming Archivist and will assist us in formalizing our collection from our archive of materials created at Open Studio. This position is made possible thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation‘s Community Building Fund.

Megan Sue-Chue-Lam [she/her] is our incoming Virtual Residency Facilitator and will be working with us to support a new virtual residency program, made possible through the Canada Council for the ArtsDigital Now Fund. Megan will be working closely with Artist, Instructor and Digital Now Fund Artistic Coordinator Laura Grier [she/they].

Thank you to everyone who applied for these opportunities, and thank you to the granting bodies that have made this amazing support possible!

Upcoming Exhibitions

January 14, 2021 – February 26, 2022

Main Gallery Kelsey Stephenson: Flux
Project Space Samar Hejazi: Geometries of Difference
Feature Wall Khadijah Morley: Double Take

Schedule a viewing using the booking app at the bottom of each exhibition page.

Year-End Support

This holiday season please consider making a gift towards Open Studio!

Did you know? A $200 donation allows us to provide an artist with a full month of access to our facilities. A digital receipt will be issued to you immediately [donations made by Dec.31 are eligible for a 2021 charitable tax receipt].

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