Fall Studio Tour ready to roll

The fall edition of the annual Beach Studio Tour is set for this coming weekend, Oct. 23, 24 and 25. The twice-yearly event sees Beach artists open their studios and homes to art lovers on the self-guided tour. For this edition, 22 artists will show in 13 locations. Photographer Teresa Miller will be taking part […]

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

The annual Beach Studio Tour will take place from May 1 to 3 at private home studios in the Beach. The semiannual tour brings together 25 artists in 14 locations on a self-guided tour of some of the most prolific creators in the Beach. Everything from painting to printmaking, sculpture to fabric art can be […]

Fall studio tour this weekend

The 20th anniversary edition of the Fall Beach Studio Tour is set for the coming weekend, when art lovers will be able to spend a glorious autumn weekend strolling through the heart of the Beach, making stops at a baker’s dozen of home studios. For two decades, local artists have teamed up to organize the […]

Save time for the fall Beach Studio Tour

A year shy of two decades running, the fall edition of the Beach Studio Tour is rapidly approaching. For three days, a dozen studios in Beach artists’ homes will be open to the public, with a total of 22 artists showing in shared locations. Two of those artists, Beacher Shabnam Khosrowshahi and downtown resident Jane […]

Arts Scene

Three founding members of the Beach Guild of Fine Arts – Shirley Jones, below left, Mary Cserepy, below centre, and Jennifer Cline, below right – will showcase their work through the month of May at the Beacher Café, 2162 Queen St. E. They will be hanging works depicting local scenes, figurative work, portraits, landscapes and florals. This […]

Beach artists ready for spring studio tour

Local artists are dusting off their canvases and sweeping out their studios in preparation for the 20th annual Spring Beach Studio Tour, May 3 through 5. This is an excellent opportunity to wander through the Beach just as the neighbourhood is greening up, and visit the many  studio locations where you can meet, speak with […]

Potter preparing for annual Spring Studio Tour

Barbara Banfield’s studio is in the basement of her stunning home at 92 Pine Crescent…yes, the red brick street. There she creates unique and artistic pieces out of clay and porcelain, most on a traditional potter’s wheel which takes up much of her laundry space. “I retreat here in the winter,” Banfield said of her […]