Beach Arts Scene

Local illustrator and artist Tak Bui will be included in the Museum of the Street: 50 Years of Toronto Illustration exhibit at the John B. Aird Gallery downtown. Bui has been a professional illustrator since the 1970s, working first for Maclean’s, then expanding to Canadian Business, The Financial Post, and daily papers such as the […]

Beach Arts Scene

After a five-year break and frequent prodding from fellow artists, Liz Russ has reopened a gallery space to replace her much-missed Gallery 888. Studio 888, a smaller space much farther east than the Leslieville gallery that was named for its street address, opened during the Beaches International Jazz Festival. The new address may have something […]

Beach Arts Scene

The annual Beaches Arts and Crafts Show has for three decades brought the best in handmade creative work to Kew Gardens. This year’s show promises more of the same, including several East End artisans. Leslie Fruman runs Clayshapes Pottery in the heart of the Beach. Several years ago Fruman took a break from a television […]

Beach Arts Scene

A Malvern grad has won Ontario College of Art and Design University’s graduate medal for sculpture and installation. Alex Beriault’s thesis combined performance and sculpture, exploring her interest in societal boundaries and the vulnerability and control aspects of placing herself in the centre of her own work. What interests her about the work? “What I […]

Beach Arts Scene

Three’s Company, a three-artist show, continues through the end of the year at Cobalt Gallery on Kingston Road. Streetcar track replacement is almost finished, so it’s the perfect time to check out the gallery, featuring the work of Lee Goldman, Liz Russ and Pat Leary. Goldman’s acrylic and mixed media work combines realism with textural […]

Beach Arts Scene

Artisans At Work, a combination art store, studio, teaching and gathering space at Woodbine and Danforth, is expanding its offerings, with several shows and events adding more life to the creative energy already surrounding the east Danforth area. Part of the outreach of the community art space is the First Friday monthly event, which features […]

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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 www.gallery888.com. • Anna Clarey is showing a select number of recent paintings in a group exhibition called […]