Beach Arts Scene

Art work on display at Gerrard Art Space's Christmas Holiday Show.

Several holiday shows continue at East End galleries.

We Are All Precious Snowflakes runs at Yellow House Gallery until Jan. 9, though the gallery will close from Dec. 23 to Jan. 2. The show gathers 160 small works at $200 or less, drawn from more than 45 local and Toronto artists.

Yellow House is at 921 Kingston Rd.

Mandala by Stephanie Smash, part of  We are All Precious Snowflakes at  Yellow House Gallery
Mandala by Stephanie Smash, part of
We are All Precious Snowflakes at
Yellow House Gallery.

The Christmas Holiday Show continues at Gerrard Art Space until Dec. 20, after which the gallery will close until the New Year.

The show includes work from Jamie MacRae, Max MacDonald, Bev Quinn, Clarke Kirkland, Brian Abbott, Joe Rivera, Dana Green, Ravi Persaud, Marcia Bianchi, Jennifer Nikitin and Jyne Greenley.

In January the gallery will host The Comic Book, Video Art, and Storyboard Show, from Jan. 6 to 24. An opening reception will run from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9.

Gerrard Art Space is at 1475 Gerrard St. E.

Artisans At Work is also hosting a holiday art sale featuring small, affordable art.

The gallery is open until Christmas Eve, and also features a shop full of art, crafts and jewelry from local and Toronto artists and artisans. On weekends a temporary craft show sets up in the gallery as well, offering a changing selection of gift ideas.

Artisans At Work is at 2071 Danforth Ave., just west of Woodbine.

Cobalt Gallery’s Holiday Festival is on now until Dec. 23.

The gallery, operated by potter Annette Hansen, features work from her and a wide range of East End and Toronto artists and craftspeople. The gallery is at 870a Kingston Rd.

 

Kasha Sequoia Slavner and her mom, Marla, packed up their regular life two years ago to set out on an adventure.

Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa, by Kasha Sequoia Slavner.
Lion’s Head, Cape Town, South Africa, by Kasha Sequoia Slavner.

Kasha, an avid 17-year-old photographer and filmmaker, planned to travel the world, finding inspiring stories from people she met along the way. Travels Into the Heart is an exhibition of 32 photographs taken on that journey.

Travels Into the Heart will have its local launch, alongside Kasha’s first book, on Thursday, Dec. 17 at HangLoose Media in Leslieville.

The show has travelled to New York and Portland, but will appear in her hometown for the first time. The photos feature people and locations from six months of travel in East Africa and Southeast Asia. The images were taken during the filming for her upcoming documentary The Sunrise Storyteller.

Travels Into the Heart runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at HangLoose Media, 28 Logan Ave. An RSVP is required.

Email theglobalsunriseproject@gmail.com or see theglobalsunriseproject.com for more information.


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