The Beach Guild of Fine Arts (BGFA) is holding an exhibition of members’ works at The Beacher Café, 2162 Queen St. E. through the month of February. You can find out more about the BGFA by visiting its website at www.beachguildoffineart.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zilberschmuck presents an eye-catching exhibit called Making a Spectacle of Myself by Calgary artist Jackie Anderson, Feb. 18 through March 31, 910 Kingston Rd. Anderson has been wearing glasses since she was a child, and over the past 10 years has created many unique and unusual glasses that she said were inspired by architecture, music and commerce.
“This exhibition, Making a Spectacle of Myself, reunites earlier eyewear, which was more functional as frames with lenses, with ‘eye adornment’ which became akin to putting on a pair of eyewear as one would a pair of earrings, and introduces new works from this year which have become more object and jewelry oriented,” says Anderson in her artist statement. “My whimsical work reflects influences from ancient and contemporary architecture and structures, to retro signage, textiles, songs and puns.”
For more information and gallery hours, call Zilberschmuck at 416-699-6000, or visit www.zilberschmuck.com.
Arts On Queen is holding a special Valentine’s Day-themed jewelry show titled A Passionate Perspective Feb. 4 through 28 at 2198 Queen St. East. Featured artists will be Jesse Turner, Caprice Akram, Naomi Evans and Shirley Park. Along with the jewelers will be fine artist Julia McNeely whose acrylics focus on countryside landscapes and still life. Her thick brushstrokes add dimension and life to her works.
For more information call Arts On Queen at 416-699-6127.
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