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The Arts and Heritage Centre of Warkworth presents
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Saturday, June 23 - Sunday, July 29, 2018 

Arts and Heritage Centre of Warkworth
35 Church Street
Warkworth, ON  K0K 3K0

Matthew Stearns learned traditional hand drafting as part of his apprenticeship in leaded glass and has used that as a jumping off point to explore contemporary technology and modern manufacturing processes. He has been working in the leaded glass trade for more than 20 years. He is based in Warkworth and Toronto, where he lives with his partner Lise - who is an artist and photographer - and their menagerie of mammals.


Joachim Oepkes
365 

July 13 – July 28, 2018
Opening reception: July 13, 6PM-9PM 

Gallery 44
120-401 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

365 is Gallery 44’s exciting member-run annual exhibition. All works are made by G44 members in the past year. 


Loop Gallery presents:
1273 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON 
M6J 1X8

Kipjones | second nature facsimile
Saturday, June 23 - Wednesday, July 15, 2018 

Kipjones’ works in second nature facsimile seek to address the troubling tensions between humans’ vision of nature and the natural in the quest to create a contemporary civilization. They are playful acts of research into the notions and process of the cast object as a facsimile or copy of an ideal.

Through the use of a broad range of materials, the various elements that constitute each individual form create an interconnected discourse between the objects.

Pamela Dodds
Selections from "Undertow"
Saturday, September 1 - Sunday, September 9, 2018
 

IMPACT10 - Encuentros - International Printmaking Conference
Calle Francisco Cubría 3
Santander, Cantabria, Spain 39007 

Undertow, a suite of tall, scroll-like relief prints incorporating carved, printed figures and the printed natural patterns of wood grain, addresses the subject of saving and being saved, through imagery of paired female figures in the water, in a sequence that may be read as a narrative or a poem. Undertow addresses the shifting forces and desires that might occur during the moments of a critical encounter involving rescue. www.pameladodds.net 

Mary Karavos in exhibitions:
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Booth A144
July 6- July 8, 2018 

Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N1

Summer Group Show
July 2 - August 30, 2018

Blue Crow Gallery
1610 Gerrard Street East
Toronto, ON

ARTFEST
August 18 - August 19, 2018

All day pop-up Gallery at Memorial Hall
317 Dundas Street East
Waterdown, ON


Johnnene Maddison
Recent Work

Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 29, 2018

The Turner Gallery
25 Main Street North
Bayfield, ON N0M 1G0

Very colourful, bold abstract acrylic paintings. They celebrate the movement, joy and an abundant life.


Dennis Geden
Royal Academy 250th Summer Exhibition

Tuesday, June 12 - Sunday, August 19, 2018

Royal Academy of Arts
Piccadilly
London, England UK W1J 0BD

Anyone planning a trip to London, England this summer should visit the Royal Academy's 250th! and most popular ever Summer Exhibition to see Canadian artist Dennis Geden's painting 'Ralph Smith: Trapper', submitted by his London dealers The Redfern Gallery. The Summer Show's Head Coordinator Grayson Perry RA (alter-ego Claire) promised a show filled to the brim with "art made now". Geden's 'Ralph Smith: Trapper' is hanging in Grayson Perry's large and VERY YELLOW room beside Banksy.


Janice Colbert
From a Woman's Hand

Friday, March 16 - Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Turner Custom House Museum/Key West Art and Historical Society
281 Front Street
Key West, Florida USA 33040

Janice Colbert paints quilt patterns in a hard-edge style on heritage wood ironing boards. Their sixty-inch length and eighteen-inch width (similar in stature to the female quilter) are a window, to a domestic period when labour divided gender and to the quilters who worked with what was ‘found’ to create their works of art.

Drawn entirely from the Florida Keys community, forty works of art illuminate the remarkable achievements of women artists, addressing the gender imbalance in the art world.


Margaret Rodgers, The IRIS Group
Solar Prints of Doctor Kearney
Friday, June 1 - Friday, August 24, 2018

Fort St. John North Peace Museum
9323 - 100th Street, B.C. V1J 4N4
Fort St. John, B.C. V1J 4N4

A site specific installation featuring Doc Kearney, an eminent historic figure in the North Peace River district. Works consist of solar prints on vintage linens that elaborate on this memorable character. Among his many feats he transformed his jeep into the town's first ambulance, guided an operation by remote radio, and became the beloved family doctor to many.

Margie Kelk
UnderSee

Wednesday, August 29 - Saturday, September 22, 2018
Opening: Friday, September 7 at 6PM

The Red Head Gallery
401 Richmond St. West, Suite 115
Toronto, ON M2L 2M3

UnderSee, at the Red Head Gallery, is an installation consisting of a new animated film by Margie Kelk and Lynne Slater, and a series of corresponding aluminum sculptures and works on paper. The exhibition revolves around the continuing threat human activities pose for the survival of marine life in oceans around the world.

Karen Bailey
Raising Stanley / Life With Tulia

Thursday, July 26 - Sunday, August 5, 2018
Vernissage: Thursday, July 26 at 5:30PM

Great Canadian Theatre Company
1233 Wellington Street W
Ottawa, ON K1Y 0G7

Raising Stanley / Life With Tulia describes the journey from puppy to working guide dog for the blind. Visual Artist Karen Bailey and Storyteller Kim Kilpatrick collaborate to bring you on an accessible theatrical journey using storytelling, paintings, and video. Historically, our relationship with animals has been economic, passionate, and complex. In contemporary society we must ask ourselves: is he just a dog that works, a tool to make humans life easier or is he more than that?


Nancy Newton
Sound Scape

October 17 - November 4, 2018
Opening: Saturday, October 20, 1-4 PM
Artist Talk: Sunday, November 4, 2 PM

Propeller Gallery
30 Abell Street, Toronto, ON M6J 0A9

Nancy Newton’s drawings and paintings explore the many visual sound scapes suggested by the instrumentation, sound and felt emotional content of R. Murray Schafer’s musical composition entitled Dream-e-scape. For more information info@nancynewton.com or www.nancynewton.com

Zora Buchanan
Retrospective

Saturday, September 29 - Friday, October 26, 2018
Public Opening: Saturday, September at 1PM

The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto
14 Elm Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G7

40 Years of Drawing and Painting -- Buildings, landscapes, gardens and flowers.

Oliver Tiura
Finn Festival

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Paid Registration with Free Events: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Tyndale University
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Toronto, ON M2M 3S4

Exhibiting my 2-D Photo Based, Digitally Altered Print technique.

Maryse Maynard
CHAIRS

Friday, May 18 - Monday, September 10, 2018

Gallery 200
Second Floor, The School of Dance
200 Crichton Street
Ottawa, ON K1M 1W2

Once a year Gallery 200, under the direction of Maryse Maynard, showcases an invitational, thematic group exhibition. This year's theme is CHAIRS and includes CARFAC Members Pixie Cram, Tim Desclouds, Sharon Kelly, Yvonne Wiegers and René Price among the 16 artists invited to display their interpretations in this annual summer show.

Paul Chester
Landscape reflections

Wednesday, August 1 - Saturday, September 1, 2018
Opening: Sunday, June 3 at 7:30PM

The Art Gallery of Bancroft
10 Flint Avenue
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0

My paintings are an emotional response to what I see in the natural landscape in the area that surrounds my home and studio. Ethereal in nature, images of landscapes and water are painted from memory. Oil paint allows me to scratch into the paint to reveal the colours beneath.

Painting for me is a poetic expression…a state of mind, rather than a photographic copy of nature. They are my visual diaries celebrating the beauty and peace found in nature.

Lauren McKinley Renzetti
Sacred Dot Painting

Saturday, September 1 - Sunday, September 30, 2018

Bloor Gladstone Library
1101 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6H 1M7

A series of acrylic paintings, painted entirely by using dowels to form the marks made. All works are of a sacred nature and made in a meditative state.

Marie Adam
Universe in my hands

Tuesday, July 10 - Saturday, September 8, 2018
Artist meet & greet: Sunday, July 15 at 3PM

Studio of Conceptual Design
698 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K1R 6C6

The themes I explore are cosmological, touching on the development of the human mind, and the awareness of our surroundings. My summer show presents some of my most recent art work. I work in acrylics on canvas.

Susan Jephcott
Onà:ke/Canoes etc

Wednesday, August 29 - Sunday, September 30, 2018
Meet the artist & refreshments: Sunday, September 9 at 2PM

Arbor Gallery Cultural Centre
36 Home Ave.
Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0

A series of paintings inspired originally from my reaction to Canada's 150 invasion celebration which grew to encompass the universal symbol of the canoe as a confrontation and sharing of cultures across time. There will also be a few pieces from my Dream Blanket Etc. series. My work is a form of symbolic realism that, to some, may seem abstract. I work in acrylics, have been painting for 60 years and have exhibited in Canada, USA, France and West Indies.


Elizabeth Siegfried
CIRCUS!

Sunday, July 1 - Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Afternoon Informal: Saturday, July 14 at 1PM

Partners Hall, Algonquin Theatre
37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON P1H 1A1

CIRCUS! incorporates vintage images/film frames of the Ringling Circus that Elizabeth Siegfried “re-shot” from 16mm films that her grandmother took in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s.

After transferring the films to video, Siegfried went through each frame with film editing software, capturing still images that she felt that she would have taken had she been in the same circus back lot situation where her grandmother had been. Siegfried refers to her CIRCUS! project as a cross-generational collaboration.

Candy McManiman
Artists for Conservation 2018 Festival

Wednesday, August 22 - Sunday, August 26, 2018
Ticketed Reception: Friday, August 24 at 6PM

Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

8th annual Artists for Conservation Festival (AFC) is a multi-day art and environmental education event, featuring a world-class conservation themed art exhibit with leading international, and regional artists, films, live painting demos, music and cultural performances. Also AFC's "Silent Skies" mural project is a 100-ft super-mural featuring all 678 endangered species of bird will be unveiled at the #AFCFestival2018 and IOCongress (International Ornithological Congress) opening on August 20, 2018.


Lorraine Roy
Woven Woods - A Journey through the Forest Floor
Saturday, June 2 - Thursday, October 4, 2018
Artist walk-through: Wednesday, September 19 at 10AM

Beaty Biodiversity Museum 150 St Patrick St
UBC, Vancouver campus 2212 Main Mall 
Vancouver, BC 
V6T 1Z4

Woven Woods, is a collection of twelve circular quilted wall hangings, each portraying a different aspect of the science of tree root communication. The research for this project was inspired by the work of Dr. Suzanne Simard of UBC, a leader in the field of forest biology, who generously gave of her time and knowledge.


Christine Godin
A Woman's Dark Dreams
Sunday, July 8 - Sunday, July 29, 2018
Meet the artist, presentation and vernissage: Sunday, July 8 at 2PM


Arbor Gallery
36 Home Avenue
Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0

A call in the dark - unheeded, the woman's voice praying, shouting warning - her children being poisoned, shot, deprived of water and oxygen the planet's warnings - unheeded and we trace our way to the end of our lives, painting by painting, each work leading into another warning.


Judy E. Martin
Cloth of Time

Friday, July 13 - Sunday, August 26, 2018
Meet the artist: Thursday, July 12 at 6PM

Mary E Black Gallery
1061 Marginal Road,Suite 140
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7

Judy Martin and Penny Berens. A two person exhibition of works made with hand-stitched cloth that address the ideas of dailyness, journaling, and mark making. Each of the artists will be exhibiting several works, including their individual stitched journals that make years of time visible.


Loop Gallery presents:
1273 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M6J 1X8

Sheryl Dudley | The Sea Was Never Blue
Saturday, July 21 - Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Opening: Saturday, July 21 at 2pm

‘The Sea Was Never Blue’ series began as an attempt to record incidental moments — a ray of sunlight piercing a kitchen window, clouds casting shadows across tall buildings. Too ephemeral to capture, these moments nonetheless remain embedded in memory, taking on a filmic quality that suggests the quivering shadows of trees or figures walking along a sidewalk.

Kelly Cade | BioIntervals
Saturday, July 21 -Sunday, August 12, 2018
Opening: Saturday, July 21 at 2pm

‘BioIntervals’ explores the intersection of our created intervals — our systems of measurement — and how they shape our experience of nature. It examines how our impulse to measure, categorize and define the natural world may in fact dissociate us further from that which we are trying to understand.

Michelle MacKinnon
A Rendering of the Once Familiar

Thursday, September 27 - Saturday, November 3, 2018
Opening: Thursday, September 27 AT 6PM

Alison Milne Gallery
134 Osler Street, Suite 3
Toronto, ON M6N 2Y8

MacKinnon’s practice dwells on the (un)familiarities of transience; not being without a home, but when the traditional idea of home is suddenly dismantled. She explores how one can be comforted by people and objects beyond spatial boundaries in attempt to (re)familiarize herself with what was, or still could be, home.

Adrienne Scott
Magpie Landscapes

Thursday, September 13 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Vernissage: Thursday, September 13 at 5PM

Karsh-Masson Gallery Ottawa City Hall 110 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1

Influenced by natural history and painting, this exhibition of prints focuses on a collection of objects and fragments taken from both urban and rural spaces, and then recorded in illusory, scanned images. The images in Magpie Landscapes reference landscape and its materials, while abstracting typical perceptions of space, scale, gesture, and the life of objects.


Margaret Rodgers
Doc Kearney Solar Prints
June 1, 2018 – August 24, 2018
Artist Talk: Saturday, June 2 at 1PM

Fort St. John North Peace Museum
9323 - 100th Street
Fort St. John, BC
V1J 4N4

Images chronicle the life of Dr. Garnet Kearney. After serving as a surgeon in WWI, he went west permanently. His many adventures are local lore in the Peace River area and photographs sent home to his Ontario relatives were a window into his frontier life. He conducted surgery by radio on a distant trapper, converted his jeep into the town's first ambulance. Prints on embroidered linens suggest his Ottawa Valley Victorian upbringing and provide an evocative printing surface.


Lu Robitaille
Big Art Buzz Exhibit
June 25 – August 19, 2018
Closing Reception: Sunday, August 19 at 2PM

Etobicoke Civic Center Art Gallery
399 The West Mall
(Burnhamthorpe Rd & Hwy 427 area)
Etobikcoke, ON
M9C 2Y2

Come see the Big Art Buzz! This is a great opportunity to view a variety of work by artists of Ontario. Come meet the artist for the closing reception at the beautiful Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery. The show is directed by Keith Moreau. You might like to check out some of the artists at his site: www.bigartbuzz.com

Stephanie Vegh
Echoing Shore
April 7 – September 23, 2018
Opening Reception: April 6, 7PM

Art Gallery of Hamilton
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4S8

Hamilton-based artist Stephanie Vegh was invited to explore the Gallery’s historic and modern holdings and envisaged aesthetic and thematic links between three seemingly disparate artworks: Edmund Kanoldt, Sappho on the Cliff of Leucadia (1879); Paul Nash, Monster Shore (1939); and Aline Myles Banting, Self Portrait (c.1932). Shown in situ with new drawings by Vegh, the collection artworks will be imbued with new meaning – and set on a narrative trajectory to reflect the ecological uncertainty of our present time.


A.G. Smith
Material Culture. The Things We Make To Live

February 17 – September 9, 2018

Chimczuk Museum
Windsor, ON

A.G. SMith's Material Culture Project is based on the concept that human need and available material combine to create forms that are inherently iconic.

Charmaine Lurch
Settling in Place

Saturday, June 30 - Sunday, October 28, 2018
Thursday, July 5 at 7PM

Maclaren Art Centre
37 Mulcaster Street
Barrie, ON L4M 3M2

Settling in Place features the work of contemporary artists, Aylan Couchie, Martha Griffith, Charmaine Lurch. Guest Curator: Andrea Fatona. These works are concerned with excavating and making visible material reminders of diverse and contested histories of place, settlement and community-making within Ontario.


Darlene Hassall
Beneath & Beyond in Dufferin County

Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7PM

Dragonfly Arts On Broadway
189 Broadway
Orangeville, ON L9W 1K2

As one of this year's recipient of the Reed T. Cooper Bursary, Darlene has taken her love of whimsical buildings and portraits and focused her attention on the Dufferin County area! Local landmarks, historic buildings, famous and not so famous folks are all fair game. Come out for this one-evening-only event to see some of the works and talk to the artist.

Fraser Radford
Senbazuru (for Sadako Sasaki)

Friday, June 29 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Embassy of Japan in Canada
255 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9E6

Senbazuru (for Sadako) is a large scale installation. There are one thousand hand folded paper cranes that appear to be flying out of a book and away into the universe. The paper I have used to create the one thousand cranes has come from books about the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Despite the material used to create the installation, my goal is to create a beautiful image of peace.

Barbara Simpson in group exhibition:
Oakville Art Society's 53rd Annual Art in the Park

Monday, August 6, 2018

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park
2340 Ontario Street
Oakville, ON L6L 6P7

My paintings define my individuality, along with my vibrant personality influenced by styles of great masters like O'Keeffe, Monet, Gaugin, Carr, Tom Thomson, The Group of Seven. I enjoy a range of music of blues, classical and smooth jazz while painting, adding my own creative flair together with bold colour with a style to call my own, representing my "joie de vivre". Upbeat, warm and flattering to the eye, I will be featuring Canadian landscapes, whimsical floral and contemporary abstracts.

Lilly Koltun
Place Glass Lens

Tuesday, July 3 - Friday, August 31, 2018

Campbell House Museum
160 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3H3

Three photographs riff on the surreal results of reflections, taken at historical locations in Toronto; the photos are placed to interact with heritage imagery in the ballroom of the historic Campbell House in Toronto.

Ruby Ewen
Origins

Friday, June 22 - Sunday, July 22, 2018
Evening vernissage: Friday, June 22 at 6PM

Stone School Gallery at the Pontiac School of the Arts
28 rue Mill St.
Portage -Du-Fort, QC J0X 2Y0

This series began with a question: 'What if the biblical Virgin Birth was a deep cellular memory in us that had its base in scientific fact – that of single cell division, the making of two cells from one?'

Focused research began a series of visual ideas that resulted in this series of 23 large watercolour on paper paintings.

Susan Gold Smith
Working On It: excerpts and process
Tuesday, June 5 - Monday, July 30, 2018

one ten park: a working space
110 Park St West
Windsor , ON N9A 7A5

Working On It : excerpts and process is a showcase from a collective residency project, Working On It, held at Artcite in May 2018. During the residency, local artists Collette Broeders, Elaine Carr, Susan Gold, Sasha Opeiko, Thomas Provost, A.G. Smith, & Martin Stevens worked with the theme of “dwelling” to develop their projects for an upcoming group exhibition.

Teri Donovan
Dreams and Realities

Wednesday, September 12 - Thursday, October 18, 2018

Old Town Hall
76 Main Street South
Waterford, ON N0E 1Y0

The exhibition comprises works from a series of mixed media paintings on Mylar along with mixed media paintings wood panels.

The Mylar paintings address competing and contradictory aspects of female identity via the central image of a red skirt that acts as a metonym for femaleness.

The paintings on wood panels also focus on female identity. In them, wallpaper imagery interferes with figures to symbolize the co-mingling of the past and present in the formation of selfhood and identity.

Stephanie Vegh
Echoing Shore

April 7 – September 23, 2018
Opening Reception: April 6, 7PM

Art Gallery of Hamilton
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4S8

Hamilton-based artist Stephanie Vegh was invited to explore the Gallery’s historic and modern holdings and envisaged aesthetic and thematic links between three seemingly disparate artworks: Edmund Kanoldt, Sappho on the Cliff of Leucadia (1879); Paul Nash, Monster Shore (1939); and Aline Myles Banting, Self Portrait (c.1932). Shown in situ with new drawings by Vegh, the collection artworks will be imbued with new meaning – and set on a narrative trajectory to reflect the ecological uncertainty of our present time.

Kendall Hurley
The Kendall Hurley Collection

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - Friday, May 15, 2020

Chateau Des Charmes Wines
1025 York Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1P0

The Kendall Hurley Collection is a permanent exhibit, located at Chateau Des Charmes Wines in NOTL, Ontario. Kendall is an abstract artist painting with her own technique, called 'Acrylic Fusion Blend'. She is known, internationally, for her use of colour and texture. Kendall's work can be found in many private collections, worldwide and at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Hilary Porado
Sightseeing with Hilary Porado

Monday, September 17 - Friday, October 19, 2018
Light Refreshments and talk: Monday, September 17 at 2PM

Swansea Town Hall
95 Lavinia Avenue
Toronto, ON M6S 3H9

A Great Figure in history, Sir Abdu'l-Baha, (1844-1921) is remembered when painter Hilary Porado stands in a pine grove in High Park. As a girl, Mrs. Porado visited a pine grove in Maine and another in the Galilee where Abdu'l Baha had been. The pines above Grenadier Pond remind her of it. She paints them every year. Sightseeing with Hilary Porado will feature one of those paintings, Cherry Blossoms and Pine Trees.


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