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Artisans At Work ~ AAW Gallery is now a Members Gallery!
Now accepting new members, starting Jan 2016.
Choose from the following Membership levels:
Cost: Free *
Designed for: Artists new to exhibiting
Requirements: Acceptance subject to jury process & available space
Benefits: 1 submission piece per monthly group shows
Gallery Commision on sales: 50%
Cost: Free *
Designed for: Occasional exhibitors, artists with cohesive series/styles, some experience exhibiting
Requirements: One-time jury of portfolio, acceptance subject to available space
Benefits: May submit up to 2 pieces to monthly group shows
Gallery Commission on sales: 50%
Cost: $50/ month, paid annually *
Designed for: Artists wishing to repeadedly promote their work professionally, artists with cohesive series/styles, lower commissions
Requirements: One-time jury of portfolio
~May submit up to 4 pieces to monthly group shows, Guaranteed space
~May Submit up to 6 pieces once a year, Guaranteed space
~May sit on Show Planning Panel, meeting twice annually to propose future premium exhibitions
Gallery Commission on sales: 35%
Cost: $90/ month, paid annually *
Designed for: Artists with cohesive styles/series, wishing to repeadedly promote their work professionally, wants Solo show, lower commissions
~One 2 Week Solo show, including a public talk on their works, process
Website image of your work & link to your website
Cost: $170/ month, paid annually *
Designed for: Artists with cohesive styles/series, wishing to repeadedly promote their work professionally, wants Solo show, lower commissions & Private Studio Workspace
*6 days/month access to a private Work Studio within studio hours, reserved time slots.
*Extra days: $25/day
Website images of your work & link to your website
*Artists participating in exhibitions bring an appetiser to the opeing reception/First Friday event, with their name tags on it.
A great connector!
"Heaps" of Past Shows:
AAWGallery is always accepting submissions for Our Open Calls, all mediums.
Looking for a beautiful space for your own art show? Proposals for future showsare always welcomed.
No membership required. Competitive Rates.
October: UK Isles Show: England, Scotland, Ireland & Wales: What do they mean to you?
November: Geometric Show
December: Cabinet of Curiosity Show (focus on vintage, eclectic work)
January: Urban Culture Show: All mediums will focus on Cultural Views in a non-traditional way
February: The Artistic Family Show (in honour of Family Day!): All submissions must consist of at least 3 family member's works, maximum 3 each, up to 15 in total,(depending on sizes & mediums).
March: Close Up & Personal Show: Focus on Macro, Personal, Storytelling, capturing the unseen
April: Vintage Show
May: Rosedale School of the Arts Annual Show
The Garden Show, (with North American Native Plant Society-NANPS Plant Sale May 11 and Free talk by John Oyston
June: Square Foot Show
July: Bare Naked Show (not what you think! Or is it?): Focus on Raw materials, Minimalist
August: We Are Toronto- A Portrait & Figurative Show. An Acknowledgement of WHO makes this city vibrant, exciting and a mosaic of culture.
September: DIPF Danforth Independent Photo & Film Fest
Celebrating the local Toronto photographers and filmakers. Docs, feature and shorts. All photo art including stills.
October: Politics: Past Present & Future. Art as Political Statements.
Our musical wunderboys, The Sidewalkers will be playing all their protest folk songs on First Friday!
“Pop” Art! We ask artists to submit what they feel represents dad, fathers, or Father’s Day.
Have a great memory on canvas? We would love to show it. $35/2 pieces +30%
Featured Artist: Donna Devlin, with her new series of Fish Portraits.
Reception FirstFriday June 5th 7:30-11pm, with local band The Sidewalkers.
Open Call, no theme!
Submit any 3 pieces for $35 +30%
Reception FirstFriday, July 3rd 7:30-11pm, with local band The Sidewalkers.
Bi-Annual Painting Competition!
Submit any 2 pieces for CA$H prizes! $35 +30%
Exhibitts all month, winner decided by visitors to gallery & shop all month.
Submission deadline: Thurs Aug 6th 6pm.
Reception FirstFriday, Aug 7th 7:30-11pm, with local band The Sidewalkers.
Go to the Events page for more details, themes and other events.
First Friday opening night celebration, with the fab local boys, The Sidewalkers providing excellent live music!
The works are open to the public to view and purchase all month.
If you would like to hold an art class, workshop, meeting or exhibit at our gallery, (aside from the scheduled exhibitions) please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org