Arts scene

Kingston Road United Church presents the final lecture in its special three-lecture series by Jacqueline Treloar on April 22 at 7 p.m. at 975 Kingston Rd. Join Treloar as she tours the Venetian Republic, its architecture and its festivals.

Church members will already be familiar with Treloar; large works of hers grace the church sanctuary and Mitchell Hall. She is a graduate of the Central School of Art & Design in London. From 1969 to 1981 she ran a textile design studio in Northern Italy. Since coming to Toronto in 1984 she has had numerous exhibitions in Ontario and is an art instructor for the Toronto District School Board. You can find out more about her by visiting her website at jatreloar.com.

Tickets for this lecture are $20 for adults and $10 for students, and can be purchased at the door on the day of the event or in advance at the Church Office. For more information call  416-699-6091.

Artist Jacqueline Treloar wraps up her three-part lecture series at Kingston Road United Church on April 22, speaking on the Venetian Republic.
Artist Jacqueline Treloar wraps up her three-part lecture series at Kingston Road United Church on April 22, speaking on the Venetian Republic.

Gerrard Art Space (GAS) is celebrating its first year of operations with a special exhibit by its members on now through the end of April at 1390 Gerrard St. E. There will be featured works by Duff, Jyne Greenley, Louis Doransky, Bernadette Wong, Joanne FIlletti, Noreen Mallory, Rea Kelly, Max MacDonald, Noella Kyser, David Hunter and Max MacDonald.

For more information on this and The Photography Show, from May 1 through 19, call GAS at 416-778-0923, drop by the gallery or visit gerrardartspace.com.

Architects Keith David Benjamin and Terry Mott are displaying photographs at Open Architects on Kingston Road as part of the annual Contact photography festival in May.
Architects Keith David Benjamin and Terry Mott are displaying photographs at Open Architects on Kingston Road as part of the annual Contact photography festival in May.

Open Architects, 454 Kingston Rd., features a photographic exhibition called Solid Void: Architects on Sabbatical on now through to the end of May. Keith David Benjamin and Terry Mott, both architects, took what they termed a photographic sabbatical, an opportunity to “explore built form, space and place without restriction.”

Join them on May 2, from 6 to 10 p.m. for a reception at the gallery. This exhibition is part of the annual Contact Festival.

For more information call Open Architects at 416-694-0008.

Focus of Eight Photography (F8) will be Romancing the Light at the Dignam Gallery, 23 Prince Arthur Ave., now through April 21. F8 is made up of Maureen Littlewood, Catherine MacKinnon, Michael MacLaverty, Natalia Shields, Felicity Sommerset, David Sweeney, Rod Trider and John Wallace. All are also members of the Beach Photo Club.

Members of F8 Photography will be on hand at a couple of afternoon tea receptions, April 19 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. and April 21 from 1 to 4 p.m.

For more information call John Wallace at 416-690-2077.

Photo by David Sweeney
PHOTO: David Sweeney

 


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