SOLE Alternative grace the walls of Fresh Paint Studio

See the world through the eyes of SOLE Alternative students, with a group showcase May 25 to June 1 at Fresh Paint Studio, 1849 Danforth Ave. The high school students are showing work in mediums like painting, silkscreen, photography and digital photo manipulation, exploring themes of identity, media, mysticism and pop culture. Ahead of Canada’s […]

Sesqui Beach stuns at Balmy Beach Club

The art hanging on the walls of the Balmy Beach Club is not only a geographic tour of stunning Canadian vistas, it’s also a mini-course in Canadian art history. Painter Pamela Mayhew has been a member at the Balmy Beach Club for three years, and a Balmy Beach Club artist for a little over four […]

Helios Taranteau at The Paint Cabin

Danforth photographer Chris McCallan has teamed up with three fellow photographers, Harold Staats, Peter Young and Elizabeth Stanton, for Helios Taranteau, Vol. 1, a photographic exhibit with an intriguing, searching view. McCallan, a commercial photographer by profession, says this show features images from his 40-year personal collection. “The difference between what I shoot commercially and […]

East End artists sought to beautify Bell boxes

East End Arts is looking for two talented Crescent Town artists to paint two Bell equipment boxes in the neighbourhood this summer. Artists will be chosen by a community jury based on “their connection to the Crescent Town and Taylor-Massey area, experience painting on outdoor surfaces, concept of the mural, and a portfolio of past […]

First Solo Show at Gerrard Art Space

There is still time to check out Dana Green’s First Solo Show, on until March 13 at Gerrard Art Space, 1475 Gerrard St. E. Green’s body of work uses various forms of media and draws on her fascination with “uncovering and understanding the essence of all living things.” Her surreal paintings and sculptures contain hints […]

Winter stations return to the Beach

We have just passed the mid-January date known as the “dead of winter”, and that means it is once again time for the Beach to come alive with Winter Stations, the whimsical celebration of winter that transforms the East End lakeshore over Family Day weekend. Now in its third year, the annual design competition has […]

The Drawing Show comes to the Gerrard Art Space

Gerrard Art Space hosts The Drawing Show from January 11 through January 29, with an opening reception Saturday, Jan. 14 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. While drawings and sketches will adorn the walls throughout the month, the member-driven, multi-disciplinary space will also play stage to several musical and dramatic events. On Friday, Jan. 13 […]

Ab Intra to show at Yellow House Gallery

Yellow House Gallery is hosting a special event the weekend of January 20 – a showcase by the Grade 12 students of Notre Dame Catholic High school. Organized by arts department head Sandra Slosel, the thoughtful and topical second annual exhibition is called Ab Intra, meaning “from within”. The title was chosen by the students […]