Exhibitions

Peripheral Visions

April 4 – May 25, 2019

The OSA Eastern Hub proudly presents Peripheral Visions.
Twenty artists from Eastern Ontario are in a curated exhibition at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery in Minden Hills!

Artists

Anne Cavanagh, Carmel Brennan, Nancy R. Chalut, Laura Culic., Sheila Davis, Mary Derrick, Stephen Elliot, Winona Elliott-Schep, Carol Finn, Jasmine Hum, Cai Cui, Peter Large, Rebecca Last, Rob Niezen, Evelyn Rapin, Alan Douglas Ray, Peter Rotter, Charles Spratt, Bob Tunnoch, and Carol Westcott.

Agnes Jamieson Gallery

176 Bobcaygeon Road, Minden
705-286-3763
gallery@mindenhills.ca
website

Opening Reception

April 5, 2019  4:30-6 pm
With an Open Discussion: “Avenues for Professional Artists”,  Moderated by Lauri Carmount, AJG Curator

Exhibition Chairs: Jasmine Hum and Laura Culic
Curator: Todd Tremeer


146th OSA Open Juried Exhibition

John B. Aird Gallery:  March 26, 2019 to April 26, 2019 Weekdays 

Opening Reception: March 28th 6-8pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The Gallery is located at 900 Bay Street (at Wellesley), Macdonald Block, Toronto, ON M7A 1C2.

List of Artists Juried In:

OSA Members:
Elizabeth Elkin, Judy Finch, Agnieszka Foltyn, Maya Foltyn, Lawrence Glazer, Cathy Groulx, Jasmine Hum, Ronald Regamey, Clare Ross, Lori Ryerson, Kari Serrao, Steven Volpe, Micheal Zarowsky.

Non OSA Members:
A.M. Benz, Lori Birbeck, Kaitlin Brough, Norman Busse, Melanie Chikofsky, Joyce Crago, Lucien Duhamel, Wayne Gascho, Colin Hill, Lisa Johnson, Deborah Kanfer, Jean-Christian Knaff, Claude Miceli, Richard Mongiat, Guiseppe Morano, Chris Myhr, Neli Nenkova, Teodora Pica, Christina Sealey, Graeme Skelton, Michael Stecky, Dara Vandor, Elayne Windsor.

Award Winners:

Best of Show:  Graeme Skelton, “Hidden Layer # 6″, 2017,  Oil on canvas, 60” x 48”

Life Member’s Award:  Elayne Windsor, “Beyond Orion”, 2018, Mixed media collage using new and reclaimed paper, 48″ x 48“

Toose Award: Giuseppe Morano, “Congratulations) … (My condolences”, 2018,  Ink, acrylic on canvas, 72″  x 56”

Day and Night Woodworking Award:  Michael Stecky, “Snowman and Friends, The River Dal, Winter Retreat, Snow Covered Bridge”, 2018, Found objects, spray paint, 30″ x 21”

DeSerres Award: Steven Volpe OSA, “Balzac’s Cafe”,  2018 , Oil on canvas
32.5″  x 36.75”

Curry’s Award:  Micheal Zarowsky OSA, “Autumn on the Pond 1″, 2018,  Mixed media on wood panel, 43” x 32”

Above Ground Award: Agnieszka Foltyn OSA, “Horizons”, 2019, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 86 x 59”

Japaneses Paper Place Award:  Melanie Chikofsky, “Specimen 1”, 2018, Linen & flax pulp Paper. glass. winterstone base, 22” x 10”

2019 Eleanor Besen Award: We are very proud to announce that the late Tony Vander Voet, a beloved Past President, is the recipient of this award.

2019 Ethel Raicus Award : We are also pleased to announce Katie Luu as the winner of this award for  her sculpture “Tremble”, Plaster of Paris, 36″ x 12″ x 8”, NFS.

Jurors: 

For this stunning show of contemporary art, esteemed jurors Odon Wagner, David Liss, and Diana Bennett selected 36 works from over 500 submissions.

Odon Wagner – Owner of Odon Wagner Galleries, Toronto

David Liss – Curator of Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto

Diana Bennett – Artist, Designer, Story Teller, OSA member and past President

We would like to thank our volunteer team: Pat Dumas-Hudecki (Chair), Lisa Murzin, Frances Patella, Dominique Prévost, and Alan Douglas Ray.

Recent Exhibitions

OSA Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works — PaperMill Gallery, Toronto — October 3rd to October 28, 2018.  Eighty-six member artists participated. Juror: Darrin Martins.  Chair: Steve Wilson.

OSA 145th Annual Juried Exhibition – April 10 to May 4, 2018, at the John B. Aird Gallery.  This was a stunning show of 48 contemporary works of art selected by esteemed Jurors Richard Rhodes, William Huffman, and Janet Hendershot OSA SCA.  (Co-Chairs: Jacquie Green, Marilena Isacescu Carlea)

OSA New Members’ Exhibition – December 12, 2017 – January 8, 2018  – Opening Reception is December 14th 6-8pm – An exhibition of work done by New Members of the OSA elected in 2015 and 2016 – John B. Aird Gallery (Co-Chairs: Lisa Murzin, Frances Patella and Dominique Prevost)

OSA Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works – Carrier Gallery – November 2017 (Co-Chairs: Tony Vander Voet & Susan McCrae). The call for entry can be found here.

MOSAIC – Ontario Society of Artists 145th Anniversary Exhibition – Aurora Cultural Centre, May 11 – August 5, 2017

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

News

News from Marianne Reim, OSA

OSA member Marianne Reim is pleased to announce that she has been accepted into the ARTEXPO Summer Rome: ARTEXPO Summer Rome Art Gallery Rome Opening June 15, 2019, 6pm Via Di Parione, (near Piazza Navona) Rome, Italy

Contact – Home Page

The feature image above is from the OSA’s 145th Open Juried Exhibition at the John B. Aird Gallery.


The OSA is located at the historic Arts and Letters Club of Toronto at the following address:

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