Wednesday, February 14, 2007

More News and Dealines

It's not too late to apply for Spring 2007 One of a Kind Show ...

The One of a Kind Show creates a viable marketplace for quality Canadian art, craft and design, year after year... Here are some quick facts about the Show:

  • Our spring 2007 Show runs from March 28th to April 1st at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto.
  • Approximately 50,000 of our loyal shoppers attend the Show to purchase from artists from all across Canada.
  • We put together a creative and targeted advertising campaign that is seen throughout Ontario and focuses on the artists and their work.
  • We have full-time publicists who are dedicated to securing media coverage for our Show and the artists.
  • Exhibiting at the One of a Kind Show is amazing exposure; whether you are just starting out, have retail presence or gallery representation, having approximately 50,000 people see your work is a great marketing tool.
  • The One of a Kind Show is destination shopping at its best; delivering qualified customers who are there to SHOP!

For more information contact Stephanie Rodrigues at 416.960.4516 or click here ( to download an application.

T o r o n t o O u t d o o r A r t E x h i b i t i o n

Call to Artists


Applications available online:

TOAE will take place July 6, 7 & 8, 2007 on Nathan Phillips Square.

TOAE is a charitable non-profit organization and takes no percentage of artists' sales. We gratefully acknowledge the support of our exhibition sponsors and award donors.

Lecture in Vancouver

Victoria Newhouse
February 28, 2007
7 p.m., Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver

Architectural historian Victoria Newhouse is the author of Towards a New Museum and Art and The Power of Placement, two insightful studies of museums and their relationships with collectors, trustees, artists and the public. Newhouse takes a critical look at innovative architecture as it interacts with art and viewers. She lectures internationally on museums and architecture, and has published on the subject in the New York Times, Architectural Record and ARTNews.

Tickets: $15, $10 members and seniors, $5 students

For information call 604-662-4717

Studio Inspirations' Summer School with Julia and Alex Caparara

Come lose yourself in colour and expression during a four day workshop with world renowned artists, Julia and Alex Caprara, of Opus School of Textile Arts, England. This year’s workshop, will guide you through working with experimental approaches with textiles and thread, drawing and design. The four days will be packed with information, inspiration and creativity.

The workshop will take place at the

Holiday Inn Select in
Ottawa, Ontario
August 27- 30, 2007

The workshop registration fee includes creative development and instruction with Julia and Alex Caprara, an opening reception on August 26th, breakfasts, lunches, breaks for the four days of the workshop, and a closing banquet on August 30th. The fee is $820.00 (CAD).

Julia is a regular contributor to Quilting Arts, Sketch Book, Embroidery and is a member of the 62 Group of artists. Alex is an artist and has work in many books, including “The Magic of Embroidery”. Julia and Alex conduct workshops in England, Europe, Canada and the U.S. Opus School of Textile Arts provides distance learning courses leading to City and Guilds certification in embroidery and quilting as well as a B.A. program through Middlesex University.

Deadline for registration May 15, 2007.
For more information contact the registrar, Penni at or call 613-592-4376.

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