Beach Arts Scene

The Tribute Show runs from Oct. 15 to 31 at Yellow House Gallery, 921 Kingston Rd.

Sun and Wind, by John N. Inglis
Sun and Wind, by John N. Inglis

The annual exhibition is presented by the OCAD Alumni Association, and features a select group of graduates from the school’s various incarnations over the years: the Ontario College of Art, OCAD, and OCAD University. Participating artists are Maggie Broda, Ozzie Ciliberti, Dawn Dougall, Sandra Henderson, John N. Inglis, and Virginia Trieloff.

An opening reception will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15. RSVP by email to attend.



Joanne Filletti’s new work is showcased in The Space Between, on now at Gerrard Art Space, 1475 Gerrard St. E.

Joanne Filletti
Joanne Filletti

Filletti writes that the project consists of recycled drawings from the past 30 years, repurposed for a new way to look at things after a life-changing experience.

“Life-changing experiences are just that – they call into question all sorts of familiar ways of looking at the world and responses to how we make sense of it all,” she writes.

“It’s a little frightening, changing, passing from one thing to another, all that vulnerability rising to the surface … An appropriate way, it seems, to say goodbye to a certain perception – drawings wrapping other drawings, occupying space in some new way, in that space between.”

The Space Between runs until Sunday, Oct. 18, and is dedicated to John Filletti (1931 to 2015).



Cobalt Gallery has mounted a new show called tactile – textiles & textures.

Benjamin Wieler
Benjamin Wieler

The group exhibit gathers local and regional artists working with a wide variety of materials, resulting in woven art, quilts, mixed media, felted rocks, cushions, and ceramics.

Cobalt Gallery is at 870a Kingston Rd. tactile runs until Oct. 31.

A ‘meet the artists’ event will be held during the Kingston Road Village Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 24.



Artist Julia Evans has curated The Young & Unusual Show, on now until Oct. 18 at Artisans At Work, 2071 Danforth Ave. just west of Woodbine.

The show gathers some of the best young artists from across Toronto. The mix of trained and self-taught artists have contributed a mix of graffiti, comic art, graphic art, and traditional work.

Artisans At Work will also host a special charity gala lunch and art auction on Nov. 1, Dias de los Muertos – Mexico’s Day of the Dead.

For more information on the current show or how to help raise funds for families of murdered students from a teacher’s college in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico, email Tara at AAW.



Local author Cordelia Strube is one of 150 Canadian authors who were photographed by Mark Raynes Roberts as part of his project Illumination: Portraits of Canadian Authors and Literature.

The project places the subjects either in their homes or in a place of inspiration. The number of authors was chosen to coincide with Canada’s 150th birthday in two years.

The photos in Illumination will be on display at the Toronto Reference Library from Oct. 11 until Nov. 1, and at Harbourfront as part of the International Festival of Authors from Oct. 22 until Nov. 1.

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