The Evolution of Self-Identity
Featuring works by Camila Wong
Curated by María Alejandra Olórtegui Ibáñez
Exhibition Dates: May 3 to June 28, 2018
Opening Reception: May 11, 3 PM–5 PM
Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts
1859 Kingston Road
The Evolution of Self-Identity presents art works created by Peruvian born artist, Camila Wong. Wong’s exhibit explores self-identity through the combination of themes relating to art therapy, everyday life, humour, reflection, environment and social issues. Wong’s works can be seen to depict her bold artistic style of applying heavy paint and using repetitive, expressive energetic lines and brushstrokes to create optical illusion, lively movement, harmony and unity.
“I use painting as form of art therapy. I see it as a medium that is therapeutic and can help us to heal and express our feelings about the rights, the wrongs and the comedy of our everyday lives.
As a hard of … Read More »
For this year’s 30th Annual Juried Exhibition + BIG ART BOOK, visual and literary artists were asked to explore the theme En Route —an exploration of being in transition, in flux, in between, or being on the move. What does your journey look like? Who or what causes you to travel and what do you encounter en route?
Browse the online version of the BIG ART BOOK on our website, or purchase your own printed copy by emailing us at email@example.com. Books are available for $20 for Scarborough Arts members, and $25 for non-members.
The Annual Juried Exhibition runs from January 13 to 24, 2016 at the Papermill Gallery at Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Road. For information regarding gallery hours and directions, visit the Todmorden Mills website.
Please note that the Scarborough Arts office will be closed starting Tuesday, December 22, 2015 and will re-open on Monday, January 4, 2016.
From all of us here at Scarborough Arts, we wish you a delightful holiday break and a wonderful welcome to the new year!
The holiday season is upon us; celebrate it here at Scarborough Arts!
Join us for Holiday Dreams on December 15, 2015 at the Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road for a merry evening for the whole family!
From 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, bring the kids (and the kids-at-heart!) and your best smiles to the Bluffs Gallery for a photo opportunity with Santa Claus! Enjoy free holiday treats (Hot chocolate! Cookies! Candy canes!) and get busy with family-friendly activities.
From 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, the Bluffs Gallery will host a holiday mixer featuring musical performances, contests and games. Mix and mingle with fellow Scarborough Arts members, artists, and guests over beverages and refreshments.
A holiday-themed visual arts exhibition will also be on view at the Bluffs Gallery from December 7, 2015 until January 5, 2016. Shop for fine art pieces by Scarborough Arts members, as well as handmade ceramics, … Read More »
To celebrate an extraordinary 3 years of the EAST Collective, Scarborough Arts is throwing an EAST Homecoming Party at Scarborough Arts’ the Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road. The event will celebrate the best of this trailblazing and multi-faceted music program for Scarborough youth: from its youth artists and planners to the music, spoken word pieces, and documentaries produced by the EAST Music Collective, EAST Spoken Word and Music Collective, EAST Documentary Collective, and the EAST Project Management Collective.
Scarborough Arts Program Director Jen D. Fabico why the EAST Homecoming should not be missed: “Over the last three years, EAST had been working with different groups of youth musicians. On December 1, we’ll be celebrating with all of the previous participants, facilitators, and stakeholders. We want to know what everyone has been working on. It’s right before the holiday season and we’re … Read More »
Download the Bluffs Gallery – Rental Agreement 2016 here.
The Bluffs Gallery is an intimate community space approximately 650 sq. ft., with 2 open-concept rooms and a foyer available as gallery/exhibition space. The Gallery is available to rent to Scarborough Arts members (at a discounted rate) and to non-members for a two-week period throughout fall 2016.
– Gallery rental fees are $250 for current Scarborough Arts members, and $325 for non-members
– The Bluffs Gallery is open from Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
– The Bluffs Gallery takes 20% commission on all sales. All sales will be processed through Scarborough Arts.
– Installation at the Bluffs Gallery is done on a hook-and-chain system. For 3D pieces, the artist is responsible for providing their own system of exhibiting the pieces, which must be reviewed by the Program Director.
– Installation and strike of the … Read More »
The Scarborough Arts Annual Report 2014 – 2015 is here!
Have a read through to find more about the programs that we’ve delivered, goals we’ve achieved, our financials, as well as the support that we’ve received over the previous year.
Download our 2014 – 2015 Annual Report here.
Download our 2014 – 2015 Financial Statements here.
Deadline Extended to Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Scarborough Arts is a not-for-profit organization that has been serving the community through the arts since 1978. Scarborough Arts develops, delivers and promotes arts programming and cultural initiatives in collaboration and partnership with the community. For more information, please visit www.scarborougharts.com
The Program Director, reporting to Executive Director, a one year full-time maternity leave contract position, is responsible for the management, implementation, and evaluation of current Scarborough Arts’ programs and events, as well as developing future programs and program models—that better meet the community’s needs, increase impact, and have long-term sustainability.
If you are applying for the position, you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are attracted to community arts. You are a self-starter and a self-learner. You are a problem-solver. You see challenges as opportunities. You take initiative and responsibility. You have an … Read More »
Sergei Petrov is on a mission to make our world a better place through arts, culture and innovation.
A Film School graduate, Sergei’s passion for creative projects and solutions have helped him along his professional and personal years of growth and change.
In his early 20’s and still in college, he operated his own production company, producing works that went on to screen at international film festivals including TIFF Kids, Durango IFF, Banff Media Festival, with some winning honours and awards. His projects included works for the Government of Ontario, Hockey Hall of Fame, Arts & Letters Club of Canada, Ontario Film Review Board, music videos, feature documentaries and short films. He has worked at Toronto International Film Festival and Canadian Film Centre, and was a Professor of Film Studies at Durham College, as well as a Programmer and Consultant for numerous national … Read More »
Scarborough Arts is pleased to announce its newly appointed slate of Board of Directors for 2015-2016 as voted by members at the Annual General Meeting held on Monday, November 2, 2015.
Representing a diverse range of sectors and armed with varying expertise, the Scarborough Arts 2015-2015 Board of Directors is as follows:
Vidya Patel, Chair
Lori Marzinotto, Vice Chair
Teresa Magnifico, Treasurer
Pippa Feinstein, Secretary
Paul Fairman, Director
Grant MacEachern, Director
Morgan Pers, Director
Julie Witt, Director
Ex-Officio member is Sergei Petrov, Executive Director, Scarborough Arts.
Scarborough Arts thanks its past Board members, Benedict Lopes, Jason Maghanoy , Sathya Thillainathan, and Jessica Wilson for the time they served on the Board.
Get in touch with the Board of Directors at board [at] scarborougharts [dot] com.