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December 8 - 20, 2007
Artists of Myanmar
Opening Reception: Saturday December 8, 5-8 pm
Arta Gallery is proud to present the first and only public exhibition ever held in Canada by various artists of Burma (currently known as Myanmar). We include the works of some well known and some yet to be known. The importance of Buddhism in the history of Burma is evident from a landscape dominated by pagodas and monks. Their contemporary works bring out the architecture, the daily life and beliefs of this colourful Burma.
November 24 - December 6, 2007
Opening Reception: Saturday November 24, 5-8 pm
MEKIC, the only Iranian art gallery in Montreal, and Arta Gallery, the only Iranian art gallery in Toronto are happy to announce the exhibition of Bahram Dabiri at Arta Gallery in Toronto following a successful exhibition in Montreal. Dabiri is one of the most famous contemporary Iranian artists and his fascinating and brilliant works will be displayed to public for two weeks in Toronto.
November 10 - 22, 2007
Mohammad Reza Bigonah, Kendall Hurley, Olga Kotova, Olga Muzychko, Sonja Olson, Joya Paul, Laurie Lynn Percy and Tammy Shane
Opening Reception: Saturday November 10, 4-6 pm
Arta Gallery is pleased to present It Sounds like Nostalgia, a quiet and elegant place of refuge. The artists will present a different way in which they have treated their landscapes. Some use it to express emotion while others have a more rational approach. Each artist will portray the glory of nature encumbered in feelings of nostalgia.
October 27 - November 8, 2007
Naghmeh Afshinjah, Erika Baempfer Deery, David Chestnutt, Ivana Cortez, Susanne Di Pucchio Witte, Jessica Gorlicky and Tetsuya Kato
Opening Reception: Saturday October 27, 4-6 pm
Arta Gallery is pleased to present an energetic selection of paintings and invite you into the transcended world of an artist. Each painting will echo a stylistic disunity, fragmentation, and synthesis of different styles. The viewer will be lead astray into the ambivalent world of abstract art. Please join us on Saturday, October 27, 2007 from 4 to 6 PM and immerse yourself in the creative energy of these artists. The artists will be in attendance for the opening reception.
September 29 - October 11, 2007
Henryk Czesnik, Wojtek Biczysko and Maria Targonska
Opening Reception: Saturday September 29, 5-7 pm
"The Time Machina" exhibition revolves around the work of tree artists from Gdansk. Two of the artists Henryk Czesnik and Maria Targonska have created a prodigious body of work in Poland, while Wojtek Biczysko has been working in Toronto since 1991 and seriously continues to establish himself in the Canadian art scene. What these artists have in common is history, culture and an experience rooted in The Gdansk Academy of Art. How appropriate, that these artists will have a chance to confront each other's new work and their audiences in the Historic Distillery District during La Nuit Blanche!
September 22 - 27, 2007
Opening Reception: Saturday September 22, 4-6 pm
Alexei Adamov is a young and emerging artist from Russia. He lives and works in the town of Taganrog near Asov Sea. His art captures a lot of Sea scenes and landscapes. He combines the highly masterful manner of traditional Russian realism with the modern vision and sensibility. In March 2007 Adamov participated in Toronto Art Expo In November 2007 Adamov will open a solo show in London (UK).
September 8 - 20, 2007
Marianne Broome, Shabnam Ghazi, Rosa Guasch, Brian Hawkins, Tamar Kevorkian Olga Radocaj, Chris Snedden and Osnat Tzadok
Opening Reception: Saturday September 8, 2007 , 4-6 pm
Arta Gallery invites to visit the visual memoir of emotion, observation and sensation in the artworks by local and international artists. These enchanting artworks that are diverse in subject matter go beyond the disciplinary practices of art and create enduring beauty and elegant splendor. The exhibition will be on view during gallery hours Tuesday to Sunday. The artists will be in attendance at the opening reception.
August 18 - 30, 2007
Saturday, August 18, 4-6 pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 18, 4-6 pm
Arta Gallery is pleased to present "Contour", a show that embodies imagination and expression through ceramics, painting and sculpture. "Contour" invites you to entertain someone else's vision, to welcome another mind and allow it to, temporarily, occupy your own. Please join us on Saturday, August 18, 2007 from 4 to 6 PM and immerse yourself in the creative energy of these artists. The artists will be in attendance for the opening reception.
August 4 - 16, 2007
Eugene Nocolcev, Olga Holtam, Darius Sanei, Dorreh Sadr, Edwin Longueville, Candice Raquel Lee, Vicky Taiwar, Ada Oegema, Amy Roger, Kendall Hurley, Bianka Guna and Fatemeh Yazdi
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 4, 4-6 pm
Individual Culture invites you to experience a world of cultures. This exhibition focuses on cultural experience. The visible art object is only a small part of this cultural experience and we are invited to look further in ur discovery.
July 21 - August 2, 2007
Justin Hawkes, Cesan d'Ornellas Levine, James Lane, Chad Redi, Tania Pernar, Sinae Lee, Jeff Adams, Xin Meng, Adam Lodzinski, Martyn Kendrick, Jodi Forman
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 21, 4-6 pm
Concretely Complex invites us to claim and capture the allusion of the original natural subject. This exhibition focuses on transformation, manifestation and communication through painting and sculpture. The artists will be in attendace for the opening reception.
July 7 - 19, 2007
Osnat & Lena
Opening Reception: Saturday July 7, 5-7 pm
Osnat Tzadok and Lena Karpinsky are world-known artists. Creating modern, contemporary, abstract and landscape art is at the top of their inspirations. The desire and enthusiasm they possess have unleashed a natural talent beyond comparison - a talent that has led to visual celebration for the eye and the mind. Being featured on CBC news, in the Toronto Star newspaper, in galleries around the world and in other media events, these artists represent art of unparalleled quality and uniqueness.
June 16 - 28, 2007
Ellen Cowie, Brenda Hoffert, Olga Kotova, Karina Lapierre-Douglas, Ian McAndrew, Sandor Monos, Linda Sugar, Diane Thompson and Viola Visnjevac
Opening Reception: Saturday June 16, 4-6 pm
"Silence of Nature" invites us to re-awaken our relationship to the natural world. This exhibition focuses on contemporary considerations of nature, the environment and landscape through painting, photography and sculpture. The artists will be in attendance at the opening night.
June 2 - 14, 2007
Painters: Ege Can, Irena Dukuls, Frances Ferdinands, Medha Paleja and Joel Zelikovitz Photographers: Jennifer Cotman and Mohsen Judy Sculptor: Marlene Kawalez Jeweller: Melissa Mclea
Opening Reception: Saturday June 2, 4-6 pm
Arta Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of figurative paintings, photography, sculptures and jewellery. These stunning artworks are laid out in color, shape and lines reflecting the artists' beliefs, perspectives and dreams. Opening reception is to take place on Saturday June 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. The artists will be in attendance.
May 19 - 31, 2007
The spaces in between: Contemplation in photography
Opening Reception: Saturday May 19, 4-6 pm
John Knox has been photographing nature and the environment for over 30 years. His stunning images take you on a journey around the world. "John is a visual poet. His photographs are consistently evocative; rich in metaphor and story."
- Cheryl Kennelly, writer
May 5 - 17, 2007
Takin Aghdashloo, Brenda Hoffert, Marilyn Lightstone and John Ly
Opening Reception: Saturday May 5, 5-7 pm
Toronto Photography Festival CONTACT 2007
What is a "Constructed" photograph? Is it fragmentation of the photographic image itself? Is it collage where extraneous material is introduced? Surely, the meaning is as varied as the number of artists who approach the subject; in this case four individuals with wildly different backgrounds and experiences in music, theater and film.
April 14 - 26, 2007
Bev De Jong, Jean James, Sue Miller, Kendall Hurley, Susan Staniforth, Andrew Stelmack, Joel Zelikovitz
Opening Reception: Saturday April 14, 4-6 pm
An exhibition of selected artworks by seven talented artists will be on view at Arta gallery from April 14th to 26th. The color, lines and texture in these abstract paintings tell you a lot about the artists' perspectives, dreams and emotions. This stunning collection that promises to be fresh and interesting is a must-see for art lovers.
March 31 - April 12, 2007
Itay Adam, Brian Anderson, Alicia Charlton, Hamid Karimi, Leesa Mclellan, Tanya Schmidtke, Pooyan Tabatabaei
Opening Reception: Saturday March 31 , 4-6 pm
Arta Gallery is hosting a group exhibition featuring the works of seven talented artists. The artworks in this show re-awaken our relationship to the world by focusing on contemporary considerations of nature, the environment and landscape as well as the cityscape through photography and sculpture. The artists will be in attendance at the opening reception.
March 17 - 29, 2007
Itay Adam, Elizabeth Chamehorn, Ellen Cowie, Bojan Elezovic, Gillian Fishman, Atousa Foroohary, Diana Gordon, Tore Hogstvedt, Sinae Lee and Diane Thompson
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 17, 4-6 pm
The energy of nature comes to life with the paintings in this group exhibition. The participating artists create images of landscape and still life which have enduring beauty and elegant splendor. "Observation & Sensation" invites us to re-awaken our relationship to the natural world. This exhibition focuses on contemporary considerations of nature, the environment and landscape through painting, photography, and sculpture.
March 3 - 15, 2007
Ara Aylesworth, Erika Bampfer Deery, Nick Biagini, Stanley Feldman, Kendall Hurley, Paul Morin, Christopher Ocean, Kurt Rostek, Natalie Royle and Richard Sturm
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 3, 4-6 pm
Arta Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of abstract artworks. Inspired by life, nature, color, music and humanity, the artists in this group show have created powerful images that feed the soul. The artists will be in attendance on the opening night.
February 24 - March 1, 2007
A Visual Retrospective of Canadian Choreographer, Lucy Rupert
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 24, 5-7 pm
A Visual Retrospective of Canadian Choreographer, Lucy Rupert
Arta Gallery presents the riveting figurative expressionism of Canadian visual artist, Monika Berenyi. In these enchanting new works, she celebrates the spirit and oeuvre of renowned Canadian choreographer and dancer, Lucy Rupert. Through the lens of an image projector, she captures a visual memoir of emotion, observation, and sensation, exercising the elasticity and subtlety of chalk pastel Her unique exposé of consciousness, individual memory, and elapsed time finds relevance in the present with Rupert’s latest work, ‘11 x Forgetting’, a concurrent production at Dancemakers Centre for Creation, the Distillery.
February 10 - 22, 2007
Sam Anvari, Jon Butler, Rosa Guasch, Tore Hogstvedt, John Knox, Tania Pernar, Tanya Schmidtke and Paul Teolis
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 10, 4-6 pm
The predominant theme of this landscape group show is the vital connections between humanity and nature. All of the artworks in the exhibition were created to address the idea of the interdependence of human beings and nature. They represent our innate desire to comprehend the world around us; to look beyond the rational and the visible, to reveal some essential truth about the world and our place in it.
January 27 - February 8, 2007
Aydin Aghdashloo, Kendall Ayoub, Irena Dukule, Clifford Jean-Felix, Won Lee, Mara Luiza Nascimento, Daniela Rojze and Angelina Wrona
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 27, 4-6 pm
January 13 - 25, 2007
Ara Aylesworth, Ana Barker, David Brown, Irena Dukule, Janos Gardonyi, Stephen Harris, John Ly, Toni Marvin and Christopher Smith
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 13, 4-6 pm