Even ducklings face daily challenges

Does this classic kid’s song ring a bell? “Five little ducks went out to play, over the hill and far away, momma duck says, ‘quack quack quack’, but only four little ducks came back” In reality, at this point in the song momma duck is thinking about where her duckling went? While this song ends […]

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 […]

Eye for the Care Worn World at Neighbourhood Gallery

Neighbourhood Gallery at Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 79 Hiawatha Rd., is showing  Eye for the Care Worn World, a group photography show, through June 4. Featuring work by Richard Holt, Ed Preston, Rodrigo Solano-Quesnel and Brad Walker, photographers who have travelled Ontario, the United States, Europe and Mexico “looking for places and things that were […]

The Photography Show at Gerrard Art Space

There is still time to look through the lens of several local photographers, with The Photography Show, on through June 4 at Gerrard Art Space. This year’s show features work from Anne Kerekes, Christine Juric, Ravi Persaud, Brian Deignan, Greg James Thomson, David Van Poppel, Olga Philip, Sandra O’Leary, Alex Velderman and Joanne Filletti. The […]

New photo exhibit celebrates Gerrard East community

This month, the historic and burgeoning Gerrard Street East community will be in the spotlight with the Focus on Gerrard photography exhibition at Riverside Gallery. The exhibition is part of Myseum’s Intersections Festival and will feature the work of six photographers, according to curator and photographer Sasha Furlani: Mary Crandall, Furlani, Harry Halyk, Jeff Stewart, […]

Beach Arts Scene: Gwynne Giles, roadside photographs, Blue Crow opening

If you’ve spent any time walking along Gerrard Street in the Beach Hill neighbourhood, you’ve likely taken note of the charming front porch studio displaying minimalist, abstract paintings in mostly primary colours. The space belongs to Gwynne Giles, personality as charming as his porch, and his catching work is a result of a dedicated practice […]

Beach photographers offer a glimpse behind the lens with studio tour

In terms of artistic process, Beach photographers Judith Thompson and Samira Sharezay couldn’t be further apart on the spectrum. Sharezay’s method is incredibly technical – a precision photographer, she works out of her studio, photographing objects of nature up close, focusing on light and lenses, highlighting details that might miss the naked eye. “I’m really […]

Beach Arts Scene

A downtown photographer is banking on an East End food institution being the perfect pairing with his food photography. Jack Gilbert, a business lawyer by trade, will be showing his photographs in an ongoing exhibition at The Tulip Restaurant at 1606 Queen St. E. While Gilbert worked in the law field for many of his […]

Open eyes reveal a birder’s paradise

Ever since I got into birding I’ve come to appreciate what seems like a very obvious cliché: the more you open your eyes, the more you see. The more I learn about the natural world and the more I learn about plants and animals, the more I seem to notice the beauty and abundance of […]