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Category Archives: Figurative Frenzy

Scott Bergey describes his work as contemporary with a familiar retro feeling. The southern Ontario based artist started painting as a hobby and today “builds from simple things – a piece of paper, a brush – but challenge myself to explore.”

For more on The Many Faces Of Scott Bergey go to: http://canadianartjunkie.com/2012/02/09/the-many-faces-of-scott-bergey/

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The results are in from a race on Christmas Eve. I still can’t believe it made it on to the internet, some family fun turned viral.

To view the race itself go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdlKMgJTO3c

My first Queen West Show, The First Annual Emerging Artist Exhibit, held at Gallery 1313 will be closing this evening at 6pm.

Go for a Sunday afternoon stroll and catch a glimpse of some profoundly new and inventive talent. The gallery is located at 1313 Queen St. W. Hours of operation are from 1-6pm

For more info go to: http://g1313.org/
Info obtained from my business email and personal experience

Ur sound, or, the noise no writing can store
Mitchell Akiyama
January 20 – February 21, 2012
1265 Bloor St W Gendai Workstation

For more info go to: http://www.gendaigallery.org
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Emerging Artist Proposals
THE ARTIST PROJECT: CALL FOR EMERGING ARTISTS – 1 WEEK TO APPLY FOR FREE SPACE!

Deadline: January 13th, 2012

The Artist Project is accepting applications from emerging artists for its fifth annual exhibition and sale. The UNTAPPED Competition will award emerging artists with a free space at the show for its Open Gallery, Installation Alley and Video Artbox features. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in a professional-level art fair, enjoy the perks of an exhibiting artist, and showcase your work to gallerists, collectors and art enthusiasts at no cost!

For more info go to: http://www.theartistprojecttoronto.com
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Register Now for Winter Courses at OCAD University

The Office of Continuing Studies at OCAD University offers a wide range of courses to increase your creative potential, build your career or explore new areas of art, design, and new media. Courses begin in January, February, and March.

For complete course information and to register, visit https://continuingstudies.ocad.ca/.

OCAD UNIVERSITY
100 McCaul St Toronto
http://www.ocadu.ca
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Last Night at the Bathurst Street location of the Taoist Tai Chi, I taught my first class! It was not in the beautiful outdoors as seen here, but as you can see it is a beautiful moving meditation.

Here is a link to see the full 108 moves that only takes 15 minutes per complete set:

The Varley Art Gallery: 216 Main St Unionville, Markam

The Varley offers a variety of art classes for beginners to advanced artists. Classes include drawing, painting, pottery, mixed media, printmaking, photography; and are offered during the day/evenings.

For more info go to: http://www.varleygallery.ca
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

2012 APPLICATION FORM NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!

Now in its 51st year, the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition [TOAE] is a juried showcase featuring contemporary fine art and craft in Nathan Phillips Square every July.
Applications can be downloaded from the TOAE website at http://www.torontooutdoorart.org
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2012

For further info:
toae@torontooutdoorart.org
http://www.torontooutdoorart.org
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

ADULT ART COURSES AT THE AGO (winter session begin January 9)
Are you an adult who wants to connect with the artist within? At the AGO, we have lots of different courses for adults to make, learn about, or simply connect with art.

COURSES BEGIN JANUARY 9– REGISTER TODAY!
http://www.ago.net/adults
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca