Tag Archives: printmaking

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ARTIST MEMBER WINS TD THOR WEALTH MANAGEMENT PRIZE

Congratulations to Artist Member Liz Menard for winning first place in the juried Thor Wealth Management exhibition at Quest Gallery in Midland ON. The exhibition is up until October 24th 2019. Click here for more information about the exhibition.

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Artist Member wins 401 Richmond 2019 Career Launcher Prize

Artist Member Miles Ingrassia wins 401 Richmond 2019 Career Launcher Prize.

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Artist Members Accepted to Puertografico SGCI 2020!

Artist Members Accepted to Puertografico SGCI 2020!

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Opening the Open Studio Archive!

We are extremely excited to have received a Canadian Heritage Museums Assistance Program (MAP) grant to begin formally accessing and digitizing our archive in the coming months! A little-known aspect of Open Studio is its vast print archive, made up of one edition of every print pulled at the studio between 1970 and 2018. This […]

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Library Book Pockets as Art Objects

Artist Member Ann Unger has created a series of prints titled Library Book Pockets as Art Objects, which are currently on display at the Deer Park Public Library in Toronto (April, 2019) and the Woodside Square Public Library in Scarborough (July, 2019).

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The Laxgiik Convocation Robe

On display in the Open Studio Shop, Feature WallFebruary 15 – March 16, 2019 The Laxgiik Convocation Robe is an immersive installation, performance, and print of an original design based on Northwest coast Indigenous Chilkat blankets. The blanket refers to the potlatch, a gift-giving feast practiced by Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. On some occasions of the […]

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Dorian FitzGerald’s Chandelier for George II

This year, at Open Studio, Dorian FitzGerald was commissioned to create a print specially for our annual Artist Proof Sale taking place on November 30th, 2017. Dorian has an eye for detail and a very patient disposition. His practice revolves around creating large intricate paintings, which depict both extravagant settings and decorative items. The term “extra” […]

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Printopolis Publication

“Printopolis expands the current body of literature on contemporary print culture, exploring graphic media as an ever-evolving field of inquiry, experimentation and artistic practice.” Tara Cooper and Jenn Law, Co-Editors Printopolis focuses on the critical discourse surrounding the current state of printmaking in Toronto and further afield. Inspired by the 2010 print symposium hosted by […]

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Call for Submissions: Editions 2016

Attention Canadian Printmakers Deadline for submissions of digital images: Monday, February 1, 2016, 11:59 pm EST. Deadline for submissions of accepted prints: Friday, March 11, 2016, 5:00 pm EST. Editions is Open Studio’s biggest annual fundraising event, providing necessary revenue in support of programs and operations, including affordable and equal access to printmaking facilities, exhibitions, […]

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OS 45: “That Embracing Space”

Written by Chris Jones Queen and Peter streets looked a lot different in 1970. In the parking lot across from the Black Bull stood a row of Victorian townhouses, one of them (above, photo by Vincent Sharp) was the original Open Studio. Despite a lack of windows and ventilation, an acid bath in the washroom, and […]