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Members' News - NOVEMBER 2017


Time to play with clay! Andrew Benyei will be teaching an eight-week figurative sculpture course on Wednesday nights from 6:30–9:30 p.m. starting October 25 at Lucsculpture (Danforth and Greenwood). Ideal for reluctant beginners to advanced. For more information email

Heidi Burkhardt is showing her work in the Fall Beach Studio Tour on October 20, 21 and 22. It’s an autumn cruise around the lovely homes and studios in this fine east-end neighbourhood. For details see:

Julia Chmilnitzky will be exhibiting at the University of Toronto Faculty Club at 41 Wilcox Street , November 1-28. Meet her and 8 other artists on Thursday, November 9 from 4:30 -7:30 pm in the Foulds Dining Room and the Pub. The theme is "As Canadian as....." More information at 

William Denton’s new project, Listening to Art, is online at It comprises field recordings of visual art. New issues are published twice a month.

David Edwards is showing photographic works at the Dylan Ellis Gallery at 1840 Danforth Avenue from October 1–30. The exhibition focuses on the evolution of cities and humankind’s relationship to space. The opening reception is Thursday, October 12, from 6:00–9:00 pm. See “Connections Gallery Blog—Spotlight on David Edwards”:

Suparna Ghosh - Do watch this 2-minute video, based on a couplet from a ghazal poem in my latest book, Occasionally. And please share.

John Inglis opens a solo show at the Yellow House Gallery on Thursday, October 19, from 7:00–9:00 p.m. It closes November 11. The Gallery is at 921 Kingston Rd., east of Main St. For more information call 416-792-8460.

As part of Canada 150 Celebrations and as a complement to Prince Harry’s Invictus Games, curator Barbara Brown has put together a military-inspired art gallery show entitled The Steel Spirit. Diane Kruger is among ten military artists featured in the exhibition, which will be open to the public throughout September and October in Barrie City Hall’s First Floor Gallery. A reception will be held on Thursday, October 12, from 7:00–9:00 p.m. 

Rebecca Last is part of an upcoming two-person exhibition at Christensen Fine Art, George St., Peterborough. The opening reception is September 29. For further details, contact Rebecca or go to The exhibition runs through October.

Doug Purdon’s watercolour Thames Barge–Melissa has been accepted into the 38th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition, Mystic Maritime Museum,
Mystic CT. This gallery at Mystic Seaport is the foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art in the U.S. and for four decades has exhibited the works of leading maritime artists from around the globe.

Alan Stein will be on the ship Ocean Endeavour for two weeks with Adventure Canada, departing September 23 for Greenland, crossing the Davis Strait to the Labrador coast and then to Newfoundland, as an on-board artist, sketching and painting. He will present his sketches in an exhibition at the Club in March 2018.

George Walker will give the Alexander C. Pathy Lecture in the Book Arts at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library on October 25. His topic is Written in Wood: Visual Narratives with a Canadian Cut.


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