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Yorkville Art Walk

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Panel of images (Nov-09)

Panel of seven images from recent Yorkville Art Walks

Welcome to the December Art Walk!

The next Yorkville Art Walk, scheduled for December 3rd, is the last Art Walk in 2009 and it is promising to be a very interesting event, with core galleries participating, and new exhibitions in place. There will be a total of five galleries on this month's walk and attendees will be divided into two groups for the tour. The participating galleries are:

  • Beckett Fine Art

  • Hollander York Gallery

  • Ingram Gallery

  • Leonardo Gallery

  • Odon Wagner Gallery

Exhibiting artists, or their representatives, will be on-site and available for a "meet and greet" at Hollander York Gallery and Leonardo Gallery. You are welcome to check this web page up to December 3rd for any last minute changes.  

If this is your first time attending, you will find the monthly Yorkville Art Walk an ideal opportunity to view and consider a wide range of quality originals from exceptional artists. Guests will see a broad range of styles and media with something for everyone. 
If you want to get some fresh air and meet the artists join us for the walk. This is a great opportunity to meet many outstanding artists, discover Yorkville’s art galleries and find that perfect piece you have been looking for!

See "Itinerary" below for details.

To see more images from the participating galleries and learn about current exhibitions or receptions visit their web sites via the gallery links below.


A selection of images from galleries participating in the

December, 2009 Yorkville Art Walk


Painting by Amanda Reeves 

Drabinsky Gallery: Amanda Reeves 'Untitled 3', oil on board

Exhibition: New Paintings by Amanda Reeves, from November 7, 2009.


Artists' Best 

Hollander York Gallery: Artists' Best

Exhibition: Annual Group Show.

Reception: Thursday December 3, from 5 to 8:30 pm.


Michael French, 'Christmas' 2009

Kinsman Robinson Galleries: Michael French, 'Christmas' 2009, oil and acrylic on panel, 24 x 40 inches

Exhibition: Paintings by Michael French.

Note: Kinsman Robinson will not be participating in the December walk since the exhibition from November extends into December. The gallery will take part again in the new year.


Winter Group Show

Leonardo Gallery: Annual Winter Group Show  

Exhibition: Paintings, sculptures and print-media.

Reception: Thursday December 3rd from 7 to 9 pm. 

Artists will be present for the Art Walk.



Liss Gallery: “DJ”

Exhibition: Paintings by Justin Bua

Note: Due to an event scheduling conflict, Liss Gallery will be unable to participate in the December Art Walk. The Gallery will take part again in the next walks, resuming in the new year

Victor Wang, "Drummer"

Odon Wagner Gallery: Victor Wang (USA contemporary), "Drummer", oil on canvas, 52 x 50 inches

Exhibition: "A Vision to behold" paintings by Victor Wang, until December 12, 2009.


Ingram Gallery is one of the core galleries on the Art Walk and is also participating in this month's walk, as usual. To view images for the current Ingram exhibition just click on the gallery link.  

Background Overview  

A highly informative monthly tour takes place in the Yorkville Art Gallery district, giving newcomers and regular attendees a focused overview of the Yorkville art scene. This informal, free tour begins by gathering at the Rotunda (lower level) in the Hazelton Lanes Mall, opposite Browns’ Shoe Store. The attendees split into two or three smaller groups which visit selected area galleries during the evening. Each small group is led by a tour guide who is familiar with art appreciation and the local art scene. Some of the galleries may have featured artists present for the tour. A wide range of Contemporary or Historical Canadian and International works of art are available for viewing. At the end of the evening attendees may join the group for coffee at a local area café. The Artsgroup hopes you will consider this event for your calendar.


Location: Start at Hazelton Lanes Mall, 55 Avenue Rd., Toronto, Ontario

Meet on the lower level, opposite Brown’s Shoe Store in the open seating area, at the bottom of the staircase to the 2nd floor.

Free parking in Hazelton Lanes underground parking lot. Enter from the 'Whole Foods' parking entrance at 87 Avenue Rd.

Ask your Art Walk guide for a "free parking" pass when you arrive for the tour. Use the free pass in place of the original one, when you exit the parking lot. Do NOT use your credit card when you enter the lot.

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2009  (1st Thursday of each month, except January).


6:00 p.m. Gather and meet tour guides. Select one of three tour groups to join for the evening.

6:30 p.m. Leave to tour selected galleries.
Tour starts at 6:30 sharp!

8:00 p.m. Tour ends

Coffee follows the tour at a local café. (The Coffee Mill - 99 Yorkville Ave.) You are welcome to join us, if you can. 

Participating Galleries are listed below. Note: Just click on a gallery name to visit the gallery's web site.

Gallery Links

1. Beckett Fine Art Ltd. 

2. Drabinsky Gallery

3. Hollander York Gallery

4. Ingram Gallery (Click on the gallery link to see the image for the current month)

5. Kinsman Robinson Galleries 

6. Leonardo Galleries 

7. Liss Gallery

8. Odon Wagner  

9. Old Master Gallery (Will resume participation in 2010)

Organized by Artsgroup. Co-ordinator: Marg King If you require further details please call Marg

at (647) 5 8 8 - 1 1 4 4 or send an email to Paul Ferri at

Please forward this page to others who you feel who would appreciate receiving this announcement. If you would like to receive your own monthly reminder about the Art Walk please send an email to with the email's Subject as "Art Walk".

Photos used with permission of the artists and the hosting galleries.

Prepared by:

Zoya Balija - Owner, Leonardo Galleries and

Paul Ferri - Member, Artsgroup & Publisher Yorkville News



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