Category: Phil Anderson

Bloordale: A New Flourishing Arts Area

by Phil Anderson

The Bloordale Area around Bloor West and Lansdowne is fast becoming a haven for new art galleries, several of which have just opened. Rumour has it other galleries are considering this area now that people are discovering it to provide large accessible spaces.

The Grey Area

Opening: Thursday, December 2, 7 p.m.

The reception was fun, and visitors were intrigued with the exhibition.


November 2-13, 2011


The week was busy with events celebrating the legacy of Marshall Mcluhan and this one was well received.


October 28 – 31, 2011
Metro Toronto Convention Center

There is so much to see in the 12th Toronto International Art Fair, you need more than a few hours to take it all in

Art for Tibet

Saturday, October 5, 6 – 10:30pm

This year’s Art for Tibet drew attention to the persecution of Tibetan artists and writers by honouring Tibetan artists in Tibet and in exile for their contribution to Tibetan contemporary culture.

Nuit Blanche 2011

Saturday, October 1, 6:59pm – 7.00am

From sunset on Saturday, October 1, to sunrise on Sunday, October 2, 2011, Toronto celebrated its 6th annual all-night contemporary art festival, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, displaying over 130 works created by local, national and international artists.

Chris Shoust: Communicating With The Mentally Ill

Chris Shoust: Communicating with the Mentally Ill

by Phil Anderson

Many of the works are colourful and pleasing to look at, occasionally using layers and mixing up the media at while others are more graphically disturbing. Shoust displays his talent at putting together these graphic images and colour works.

The Square Foot Exhibit

by Phil Anderson

“A couple of things such as the number of artists that take part in the show and the number and variety of works that are exhibited in one room. Once all the artwork in hung it actually starts to look like one big art piece which is the installation itself.”, said Basin