Spring in Tuscany Art Vacation


For complete details, click on the above link to open a PDF brochure.

This trip provides the ideal art vacation and creative holiday for artists and art lovers of any ability. Workshops in plein air painting and photography will offer individual guidance and inspiration, making this a unique learning experience.

$2500 double occupancy
$3500 single occupancy

Payment Schedule:
10% deposit is required by March 1.
Balance due by May 10.

  • Small group ‘plein air’ painting and photography workshops
  • Two guided day trips to Chianti, San Gimignano and Siena
  • Guided visit to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence
  • Guided walks to points of interest in Florence and Fiesole
  • Transfers between Florence and Fiesole
  • Accommodation
  • 2 nights at Villa Agape Art Hotel in Florence (June 1 & 2) www.villaagape.it/
  • 7 nights at Residence Fiesole in individual condo apartments (June 3 – 10) www.residencefiesole.com

CAPIC 2018 Double Vision Exhibition

Diana Harding Tucker, OSA and Ann Stanley are participants of the The Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CAPIC) Double Vision Exhibition 2018 taking place in the Papermill Gallery at the Todmorden Mills Heritage Site.

The opening takes place on April 5, 2018, from 6-10 p.m. The exhibition continues through April 15th, 2018.

Double Vision is an exhibition that pairs participating professional image creators across Canada by random draw and challenges them to create portraits of one another. The completed works are then exhibited side by side as a single submission.


2017 OSA New Members Exhibition Opening Reception

The OSA New Members’ Exhibition opening reception at the John B. Aird Gallery for member inducted into the Ontario Society of Artists in the years 2016 and 2017 was a delight for everyone. The art, the new members, the old members, the food, the conversation… everything was perfection.

OSA New Members’ Exhibition Opening Reception

Come for an evening of art and socializing and see the superb artwork of more than a dozen Ontario artists elected to the Ontario Society of Artists in the last two years!

All OSA members, as well as the public, are invited to the OSA New Members’ Exhibition Opening Reception on Thursday, December 14, from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition and reception are at the John B. Aird Gallery, located at 900 Bay Street, in Toronto. The exhibition will be open from Dec 12, 2017 to Jan 5, 2018.

A Look at 2017 and Beyond

Here is a look at what the Ontario Society of Artists is planning for the upcoming year:

OSA Members’ 145th Anniversary Exhibition – May 11 – August 5 – 2017, Aurora Cultural Centre (Co-Chairs: Carmel Brennan & Clare Ross)

OSA Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition  July 14-16, 2017, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

OSA Annual Field Trip to Killarney – September 2017 (Chair: John Pryce & Heidi Burkhardt)

OSA Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works – Carrier Gallery – November 2017 (Co-Chairs: Tony Vander Voet & Susan McCrae)

OSA New Members’ Exhibition – December 12 2017 – January 8, 2018 – John B. Aird Gallery (Co-Chairs: Lisa Murzin, Frances Patella, Dominique Prevost, & Bob Tunnoch)

OSA Killarney 2016

Everyone who came — OSA members, guests, and family members — had a fantastic time painting, drawing, photographing, hiking, socializing and eating at Killarney in September of 2016.

We will be going back next year in September of 2018! Stay tuned for details.