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Learn about these up and coming events:


Do you like birds and trees and, more importantly, want to know how to paint them? Knowing how to paint these natural elements will help you develop impressive paintings about nature. Come to the Maples, Acorns and Jays workshop led by Moira Mudie. A great workshop for the fall season!

When: Saturday, October 14th, 9:30 am to noon.
Where: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
Cost: $20.00 for members. $30.00 for guests.
More information: Signup sheets will be available if you want to help with our annual exhibition in November. A meeting of the executive follows.

We will also have a silent auction of art supplies at this October workshop. If you have extra supplies like brushes, paper, books, ink and so on, donate them. If you are looking for art supplies, here is a chance to get them at a very reasonable price. All proceeds go to the Sumi-e Artists of Canada.

Looking Back to September: Orizome with Sigrid Blohm taught us this old art of folding paper and using inks to create spectacular patterns. Our past workshops can be seen at Workshops and Shows.

Looking Forward to November 11th and 12th: Our annual exhibition is coming! If you are contributing paintings or cards, see the letter recently sent to you about submissions to this show. Also, help us out by contributing some time. We love to put on shows of sumi-e art, and hundreds of art lovers come to see this unique show, but it requires a lot of effort. Our past shows can be seen in Workshops and Shows.


Interested in buying fine oriental art for your office or home? Sumi-e paintings are calming, thoughtful, and sometimes humorous. Each year the Sumi-e Artists of Canada has a weekend exhibition of 80 paintings for sale at Toronto's Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. This year's exhibition is November 11th and 12th, 2017. Invitation.

Remembering our last exhibition, Sumi-e Artists of Canada 2016 Show.

The Autumn Art Sale is on at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. 50 artists in a variety of art forms are participating including Roslyn Levin.
When: Friday, October 20th to Sunday, October 22nd.
Time: 10 am to 5:00 pm.
Opening night gala: Friday, October 20th, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Where: McMichael Canadian Art Collection
More information: Autumn Art Sale
Cost: No charge.

The North York Visual Artists are having their Fall Art Show and Sale at the end of October. This exhibition features a variety of styles and its artists include Nicole Tamir.
When: Saturday, October 28th and Sunday, October 29th.
Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Where: Toronto Botanical Garden
Invitation: Fall Art Show and Sale.
More information: North York Visual Artists
Cost: No charge.

The Yugen Artists Group - Hiroshi Yamamoto, Nicole Tamir, Neli Iordanova, Azra Rashid, Heffa and Kate Cherney - are having an exhibition of works inspired by haiku throughout the fall and winter.
When: Friday, September 1st to Friday, December 22nd.
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 9th, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Time: See Toronto Botanical Garden link.
Where: Toronto Botanical Garden
Invitation: Inspired by Haiku

Want your paintings to be a part of Canada's 150th anniversary? An exhibition with a theme of Canadian content will interest you.
Rules for submission: Canada 150 Art and Heritage.
Deadline for submission: Saturday, October 7th.
When: Saturday, November 11th to Friday, November 17th.
Opening Gala: Saturday, November 11th.
Time: See link to Chinese Cultural Centre.
Where: Chinese Cultural Centre.