Art @ home

As we gradually begin to emerge from “stay at home” to a world of increased contact with others—including mask wearing and physical distancing—we may have come to know and appreciate our own surroundings with renewed hearts and minds. While waiting for the green light to safely visit a museum or attend a performance event, manyContinue reading “Art @ home”

Energizing & inspiring: Eclectic – September Group Exhibition @ Fran Hill Gallery

It had been a while since I’d been to the Fran Hill Gallery, so I was very happy to get the heads-up from Fran that the gallery was mounting a group exhibition: Eclectic – September Group Exhibition, which opened last night and runs until September 29. Located at 285 Rushton Road, Toronto near St. Clair/Christie,Continue reading “Energizing & inspiring: Eclectic – September Group Exhibition @ Fran Hill Gallery”

Current & upcoming visual arts feasts

Wanted to shout out some current and upcoming visual art exhibits – in Toronto and Ottawa: Photographer Pamela Williams has an exhibit up at Sunderland Hall Gallery, First Unitarian (175 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto – west of Avenue Road, south side of St. Clair). Running now until April 21. Hours: Sun. Noon – 3 p.m., Tues.Continue reading “Current & upcoming visual arts feasts”

Vivid colourful escape to a faraway beach – Blair Sharpe: Recent Paintings @ Fran Hill Gallery

People like – and buy – art for a lot of reasons: they like to collect, it goes with their couch, they like the style, they like the artist or they just like a particular piece. For me, it’s about style and artist, and especially just liking the piece. It moves me, it draws meContinue reading “Vivid colourful escape to a faraway beach – Blair Sharpe: Recent Paintings @ Fran Hill Gallery”

Coming up this week: arts & culture & our four-legged friends

As I start to think about changing gears from a lovely long weekend to the upcoming week, I’m thinkin: Busy fun times coming up kids, with a whole lotta music, spoken word/poetry, comedy and art happening this week. Please check the respective websites for location and other info: Best of Open Stage @ Free TimesContinue reading “Coming up this week: arts & culture & our four-legged friends”