Minimalism and bold colours combine at Studio 888

Studio 888 shows paintings from local artists Bev Quinn and Sheila Thompson this month, with an opening reception Thursday, June 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The artists write that Between the layers: stories in paint and fibre offers two very different and yet complementary styles – Quinn’s minimalist abstractions in white and black contrast […]

Beach Arts Scene

Beach felt artist Sheila Thompson is one of 75 artists who will be exhibiting over the Labour Day weekend at Artfest Toronto in the Distillery District. Thompson trained as a biogeographer and ecologist, and uses her fabric-based art to revisit her science days. She writes on her website, “As a geographer and ecologist, I was […]


Open Architects, 454 Kingston Rd., has invited Richard Brightling to display his art in their windows through the month of January. Brightling works with sections of specially prepared discarded wood to fabricate a surface that exposes the wood’s “expressive end grain.” This special technique serves to provide the viewer with a unique textural surface which […]