Saturday, July 19, 2014

OPS Think Green

The John B. Aird Gallery presents the 9th OPS Think Green Art Show showcasing artworks by Ontario Public Service employees and their family members on the theme of "Patterns of the Environment." The exhibition is on view from July 22 to August 22, 2014. An opening reception takes place on Thursday, July 24, 6 - 8 pm.

The John B. Aird Gallery is located at 900 Bay Street, Toronto. Gallery Hours: Mon., - Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Ernestine Tahedl: Water-Music





Ernestine Tahedl: Water-Music"

June 24 - July 18, 2014.
Opening Reception: Thurs., June 26, from 6 - 8 p.m.

"All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music." Walter Pater (1839-1894)

Ernestine Tahedl was born and educated in Austria. Her work is represented in public, corporate and private collections and galleries in Canada, United States, France, Switzerland, Austria, and Japan. She was elected a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1977 and of the Ontario Society of Artists 1984. She received the Governor General's Canada 125th Anniversary Medal in 1993. She was the recipient of the Arts and Letters Award from the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto in 2000, the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 and the "In Celebration of Women" Long-term Achievement Award, Arts, in 2004. She participated in the Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy in 2003. She received the President's Medal of the Ontario Society of Artists in 2006.

The John B. Aird Gallery is located at 900 Bay Street, Toronto. Gallery Hours: Mon., - Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The PRINT Show 2014

The PRINT Show 2014

The John B. Aird Gallery presents this 11th annual juried exhibition of
contemporary prints from April 29 to May 23, 2014. The exhibition
showcases a wide range of printmaking techniques and practices by 24
printmakers, including works by artists from Ontario, Quebec and
British Columbia. Participants include: Sally Ayre, Carlina Chen,
Victoria Cowan, Robert Creighton, Louis Roy Crout, Pamela Dodds,
Nelrene Dunleavy, Susan Fothergill, Phyllis Gordon, Rose Hirano,
Lucie Jolicoeur CÔtÉ, Jae Lee, John-Ming Mark, Ann McCall, Liz
Menard, Deborah Moore, Kurt Pammer, Laura Peturson, Robert Quance,
Walter Procska, David Whiteside, Laura Widmer, Meggan Winsley, Laurie

Printmakers from across Canada submitted entries for review by this
year's jurors, Ed Phillips and Dale Barrett. Ed Phillips is an
independent arts advisor specializing in collections management,
acquisitions and divestitures, educational tours and art appraisal
for corporate and private clients. For over 29 years he was the
consulting Curator/Manager of the Ernst & Young Art Collection, a
private collection of over 4,000 historical & contemporary Canadian
original prints and since 1986, he has been a Volunteer Educator at
the Art Gallery of Ontario. Dale Barrett is an independent curator,
art gallery administrator and graphic designer. He has worked in the
art gallery sector for over 30 years, holding positions at the Art
Gallery of Hamilton, Oakville Galleries, Inter/Access Electronic
Media Art Centre, The Craft Gallery, the Ontario Crafts Council and
Prime Gallery.

An opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday,
May 1 from 6 - 8 p.m.

The John B. Aird Gallery is located on the ground floor of the
Macdonald Block, an Ontario government building at 900 Bay Street in
Toronto. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For
additional information please contact

Friday, March 28, 2014



11th Annual Juried Print Exhibition
April 29 - May 23, 2014
Organized by John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

Entry Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014, 5:00 pm

Please find attached an entry form for The 2014 PRINT SHOW. Artists are invited to submit entries to this 11th annual juried print exhibition. Print the attached form or download one either by clicking here: PRINT SHOW CALL, or going to (via the "Open Calls & Submissions" page). To request an entry form by email contact: Entry materials can be delivered by snail mail, by hand, or by uploading a zipped folder via the Gallery's web site (details online).

Dale Barrett
John B. Aird Gallery