Beach Arts Scene

Jacquie Gillespie’s paintings will hang at Gerrard Art Space for the next three weeks. From Oct. 21 to Nov. 8, Prairie Landscapes will feature Gillespie’s work, which she describes as impressionist Canadiana. Originally from small-town Manitoba, her work celebrates the landscapes of her formative years. Gillespie travelled western Canada for several years after working for […]

Beach Arts Scene

Marlene Pape, Sharon Barr, Patrice Carmichael and Anna Clarey, all local artists, are mounting a show titled Parks and Recreation at Twist Gallery in the West End. Pape paints in acrylic, focusing on trees, skies and clouds, and other natural subject matter. Barr paints large scale acrylic and oil abstract expressions of natural forms. Carmichael […]

Beach Arts Scene

Four Beach artists – Marlene Pape, Anna Clarey, Patrice Carmichael and Sharon Barr – are holding a group exhibit, along with London artist Donna Andreychuk, at Arta Gallery in the Distillery District. Beyond the Pale runs from Oct. 8 to 22. Barr’s art style draws on nature and the human spirit, and she attempts to […]

5 minutes — 5 questions

For this mid-summer issue of Beach Metro News we thought it might be fun to ask questions with a ‘summer’ theme. Beach artist and member of the Beach Guild of Fine Art Anna Clarey is participating in a summer art exhibit at Essentia. 1. What is your favourite place in the Beach? – “I would […]


Beach area artist, and former owner of Gallery 888, Liz Russ, is participating in a group show at Project: Art Gallery, 230 Queen St. W., at McCaul (second floor), from now until Dec. 18. For more information visit • Anna Clarey is showing a select number of recent paintings in a group exhibition called […]