OSA Member Lori Ryerson Featured on TalkAboutTalk Podcasts

I’m being featured on two podcasts on the new “TalkAboutTalk”!

“TalkAboutTalk” is a new podcast hosted by Andrea Wojnicki.  TalkAboutTalk focuses on “all things communication,” such as body language, using your voice, language, story-telling…. Listen to the 10th episode entitled, COMMUNICATING WITH COLOUR featuring OSA artist Lori Ryerson.

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OSA Member Lori Ryerson’s Solo Exhibition: “Off the Beaten Path”

OSA Member Lori Ryerson is proud to share her first ever solo show:

OFF THE BEATEN PATH
Featuring the photography of Lori Ryerson
April 4-27
Urban Gallery, 400 Queen Street East, Toronto

Opening reception: Saturday, April 6, 2-5 pm, please RSVP to info@urbangallery.ca

Informal Meet The Artist: Saturday, April 13, 2-4 pm

More info: Lori Ryerson, lori@focalocity.ca
Website:  www.focalocity.ca
Urban Gallery Website: www.urbangallery.ca

ICED: Alaska to Southern Patagonia

ICED: Alaska to Southern Patagonia
Paintings and Block Prints by the late Tony Marinus Vander Voet, former President of the Ontario Society of Artists

We are pleased to announce a one man show to honour Tony’s artistic legacy as a landscape painter, inspired by his travels to both ends of the Western Hemisphere.

Exhibition Dates:  March 23 – April 12, 2019
Opening Reception:  Saturday March 30, 2019, from 2 to 5 pm
Location:  Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre,
2302 Bridge Road, Oakville, Ontario

Tony Marinus Vander Voet, "Torres del Paine Massif, Chile"
Tony Marinus Vander Voet, “Torres del Paine Massif, Chile”

Artist Commons Art Show and Sale

The inaugural Artist Commons Art Show and Sale is on Thursday, February 21 to Sunday February 24, 2019, at the Withrow Common Art Gallery at Exhibition Place in Toronto.

OSA member and current president, Clare Ross, an accomplished photographer, is one of the participants.

For more information about this event, please visit the Gallery’s website.

Artist Commons Art Show and Sale
Artist Commons Art Show and Sale

Mitch reporting from Passamaquoddy Bay

Hi folks! This is my first blogging notation. I’m a new member and happy to be included into your organization.

Yesterday, during a persistant downpour there was a moat around my barn studio as I nervously watched the tidal waves slowly rising up to my studio and shaking the old structure to it’s core. I’m about six metres from the water’s edge and this deluge didn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon. Even a bedraggled, lone seagull was tapping at my window trying to get in out of the downpour! Now today, it’s sunny and clear, and the building still stands albeit minus a few shingles.That’s the way it goes here in Passamaquoddy Bay. If you don’t like the weather, wait a minute and it’ll change!

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Jean Eng, OSA, in the Archives of Ontario’s Newest Exhibit

Jean Eng’s painting “Bonsai Minute” is included in “Animalia” an exhibition of animals in the Archives of Ontario. The show currently runs indefinitely— at least until 2021. The Archives of Ontario’s newest exhibit explores our changing relationships with other animals and how these species have left their mark on Ontario’s history.

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Geoffrey Armstrong, OSA Obituary

Geoffrey Armstrong, an OSA Member since 1972, passed away this past summer at the age of 90.
His work is widely collected and is held in many collections including the Art Gallery of Windsor, the City of North Bay, RBC Dominion Securities Ltd., Esso Resources Canada Ltd., Hudson’s Bay Company, Toronto, The National Club, Toronto, Royal Bank of Canada, University of New Brunswick, Art Gallery of St. Thomas-Elgin, Peel Regional Art Gallery, among others.

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Congratulations to Stuart Blower! 1st Honourable Mention

CONGRATULATIONS!
to Stuart Blower who recieved 1st Honourable Mention from Juror Darrin Martens at our recent Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works for his photograph “Survivors” 2018 Photograph by Stuart Blower

Artist Statement:
The sheer spectacle of these pine trees growing from a crevice in solid granite rock at Bon Echo Provincial Park for 200 years is a testimony to natures endurance and will to survive.
STUART BLOWER, OSA – 2018.