Online Gallery: 146th Annual Open Juried Exhibition (2019)

Online Gallery of Works
included in the OSA 146th Open Juried Exhibition

The 146th Annual Open Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts is being held at the
John B. Aird Gallery from March 26, 2019 to April 26, 2019.  

Gallery Location:  900 Bay Street (at Wellesley), Macdonald Block, Toronto, ON M7A 1C2.

Gallery Hours:  Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm. (The gallery is closed Saturday and Sunday and statuatory holidays.)

Photos shown here taken by OSA member Maya Foltyn.

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

PARTICIPANTS

Congratulations to the following artists for being juried into this show:

OSA Member Artists:  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 Artists: 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.

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

A Public Opening Reception and presentation of awards will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6 pm. All are welcome to attend.

ONLINE GALLERY:
Participating artists are listed alphabetically by first name.  Members of the Ontario Society of Artists are identified by OSA after their names.  Click on a thumbnail to see the full image!

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