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Yorkville Art Walk
Thursday, July 8, 2010

Panel of 7 images
Panel of seven images from recent Yorkville Art Walks

Welcome to a COOL (July) Art Walk!

If you were caught in this week's "baby blackout" in Toronto you are probably looking for some COOL things to do. Why not join us this Thursday, July 8th, and spend some time with some COOL art and COOL artists? A great example is the work "BUFFER in blush" installed at GCBespoke. This whimsical, "art in motion" device is guaranteed to make an observer standing within 3 feet of it feel cooler. (See image below.)  Starting the walk in the air-conditioned Hazelton Lanes mall and finishing at the Coffee Mill will also help your comfort level.

This month's Yorkville Art Walk will have the largest number (twelve artists) of exhibiting artists present for any Art Walk this year.  There will be a total of six galleries on this month's walk. The participating galleries are:

  • GCBespoke
  • Hollander York Gallery
  • Ingram Gallery
  • Leonardo Galleries
  • Liss Gallery
  • Odon Wagner Gallery

Exhibiting artists, or their representatives, will be on-site and available for a "meet and greet" at:
* GCBespoke (Giani Tariello and Camal Pirbhai)
* Ingram Gallery (Sara Sniderhan. Bonus: Hear Sara's excellent presentation on "self portraiture".)

Hollander York Gallery (Russell Brohier,  Alex D’arcy, James Robert Durant, Hanna Kostanski, Jennifer Leo, Katsutoshi Yuasa, Oliver Goldsmith)
* Leonardo Galleries (Albert de Vos, Gabriele Craig)

You are welcome to check this web page up to July 8th 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
July, 2010 Yorkville Art Walk


GCBespoke, 'BUFFER in blush' 

GCBespoke Gallery: Giani Tariello and Camal Pirbhai "BUFFER in blush ", 20 x 16 inches, oil
Exhibition: '5SIX7ATE', May 6th - August 31st
Reception: Thursday, July 8th, 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m. (Artists present)


Russell Brohierm 'Sit And Listen To The Music In Silence' 

Hollander York Gallery: Russell Brohier, "Sit And Listen To The Music In Silence", digital print, 30x45”
Exhibition: BACK TO THE FUTURE, July 8th – July 27th, 2010
Reception: Thursday, July 8th 5-9 pm (Artist present)

Leonardo Galleries, Albert de Vos, 'Lunch at the Lake'

Leonardo Galleries: Albert de Vos, "Lunch at the Lake", 12 x 16 inches, oil on canvas

Exhibition 1: "Playscapes", Paintings and drawings by Albert de Vos, June 17th - July 15th
Exhibition 2: "In the Breeze", Paintings by Gabriele Craig, June 17th - July 15th
Reception: Thursday June 17th, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. 
Artists will be present for the art walk.

Leonardo Galleries, Gabriele Craig, 'In the Breeze 4'

Leonardo Galleries:
 Gabriele Craig,  "In the Breeze 4", 24 x 30 inches, mixed media encaustic

Liss Gallery Steven Holland

Liss Gallery: Steven Holland, “ALI 1965”, 41” X 27”
Original autographed hand embellished print on canvas

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 (Summer Series I) 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, July 8th, 2010  (1st Thursday of each month, except January).

6:00 p.m. Gather and meet tour guides. Select one of the tour groups to join for the evening. (Usually 2 - 3 groups.)
6:30 p.m. Leave to tour selected galleries.
Tour starts at 6:30 sharp!
8:00 p.m. Tour ends

You are welcome to join us for coffee or tea afterwards at a local café, if you can. (The Coffee Mill - 99 Yorkville Ave. The staff are very co-operative in supplying separate bills.)  

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

Gallery Links

1. GCBespoke Gallery
2. Hollander York Gallery
3. Ingram Gallery
4. Kinsman Robinson Galleries
5. Lane Gallery
6. Leonardo Galleries
7. Liss Gallery
8. Odon Wagner Gallery

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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