Christmas crafts at Arts on Queen

This holiday season, Arts on Queen will be featuring handcrafted Christmas ornaments created by artist, Margo Hubka. Hubka carefully scours auctions, antique and flea markets in order to source vintage items including tea cups and upcycled materials to create her intricate decorations, each one uniquely named with its own story. Her holiday decorations are as […]

Paintings by Dana Boettger showing at Arts on Queen

There is still time to experience the rich, textured, thoughtful paintings of Dana Boettger, showing now at Arts on Queen. Boettger’s work often draws on themes like home and heartache, with attention in recent years to the treatment of Canada’s Indigenous, including the breaking of the land by settlers and the concept of Terra nullius, […]

Beach Arts Scene

Gerrard Art Space, 1475 Gerrard St. E., is in the midst of The Clown Show, featuring – you guessed it – clowns of all types and in all mediums. The exhibition is intended to explore the craft of clowning and representations of clowns in culture. “Are you a ‘Charlie Chaplin’ clown or a ‘Joker’ clown?” […]

Beach Arts Scene

Arts on Queen, 2198 Queen St. E. at Balsam, will feature the work of East End painter Patrice Carmichael for the month of July. Carmichael is a native of South Africa, though Toronto is home. A member of the Beach Guild of Fine Art, her oils on canvas range from expressionist landscapes to abstract paintings […]

Beach Arts Scene

Yellow House Gallery will feature Adi Zur’s mixed media work in a show called Abstract Connection. Zur describes her work as part of a search for a connection between a shared past and an uncertain future, in the midst of a bombardment of information from different media. Abstract Connection runs from April 9 to May […]

Beach Arts Scene

Yellow House Gallery, 921 Kingston Rd., is hosting its first art installation. Let the Moon Guide You is a seven piece video installation by Maria Flawia Litwin. The common element in the videos is travel, encouraging viewers to “venture into the unknown … to position yourself as a traveller, a willing foreigner, a non-belonger.” The […]

Beach Arts Scene

Rita Vindedzis’ acrylic paintings will be featured at Arts on Queen, 2198 Queen St. E., for the month of November. Vindedzis has been working full time as an artist for more than a decade. Her work is a mixture of what she has seen and what she would like to see. Her work has been […]

Beach Arts Scene

Arts on Queen, 2198 Queen St. E., will be showing work by Jodi Wheeler from Oct. 11 to 31. Wheeler is a Toronto artist who has exhibited her work in Canada, the US and Australia for the past decade. Wheeler’s paintings are done in acrylic on canvas, with both photo transfers and carved text included. […]

Beach Arts Scene

Ida Tong’s latest work will be featured in a solo show at Gerrard Art Space, 1390 Gerrard St. E., from Aug. 9 to 16. A New Insight features 10 of her recent mixed media paintings concerning social consciousness. The works are all 24 by 36 inches. Tong writes in her artist’s statement that the new […]

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 […]