Ontario Society of Artists

Welcome New Members of 2017

We are happy to announce that ten artists have been juried in as new members of the OSA. Every year applications for membership are open in the fall and our executive select finalists and then our members vote. It is a rigorous process, and this year we are welcoming ten artists into the OSA. They are Gill Cameron, Clement Cheng, Kaitlyn Mason, Sally Martin, Karen Taylor, Rayne Tunley, Bob Tunnoch, Evelyn Rapin, Radek Vizina, and Fan Zhang. Congratulations to you all!

 

The OSA's Next 12 Months!

2017 and Future OSA Exhibitions & Events 

  • 2017 Annual Open Juried Exhibition - April, 2017 (Co-Chairs: Janet Hendershot & Marilena Isacescu Carlea)

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

  • OSA Annual General Meeting - June 4, 2017, Aurora Cultural Centre 

  • 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 - John B. Aird Gallery - December 

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The Salt Spring National Art Prize

The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) is launching its second national juried competition of Canadian visual art.

The intent of SSNAP is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity—resulting in significant work with visual impact and depth of meaning.

Guidelines and submission details to be found on The Salt Spring National Art Prize website.

Salt Spring National Art Prize

De Serres Discount

Susan Clark, OSA member provided the following information on the discount for art associations at De Serres

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Above Ground Art Supplies

10% discount to OSA members!Above Ground Art Supplies

  • Valid member card must be present at the time of purchase. Discounts cannot be combined with any other sale or offer and apply to regularly priced merchandise only. 
  • ID cards must include: customer’s name and/or photo AND must show a valid date/enrollment period.
  • Discounts will not be applied on transactions where the ID card is not present. The customer may return within 72 hours of the purchase with the valid member card AND the original receipt to have the initial transaction refunded and a new transaction processed with the 10% discount applied.

 

 

 

2016/2017 Executive & Council

President: Lawrence E. Glazer
Vice President:  Kim Atkins
Secretary: Marilena Isacescu Carlea
Treasurer: Lisa Murzin

Past President: Tony Vander Voet

Executive Council Members: 

Diana Bennett, Clare Ross, Jacqui Green, Kim Atkins, Carmel Brennan (Past President), Janet Hendershot (Past President) and Joanna Turlej.

Membership Director: Janet Read

OSA Representative to the John B. Aird Gallery: Janet Hendershot (OSA Past President)

OSA Social Committee: Eva Kolacz

Website Management:  Peter Dusek

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 Septeber of 2016.

We will be going back next year in September of 2017! Stay tuned for details.

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Members' Exhibition of Selected Works 2016

The selection of art, in all media, at the Members' Exhibition of Selected Works was exquisite. Below are scenes from the opening exhibition, which took place on October 6, 2016.

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