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Flex Studio 109

180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
www.artscapeyoungplace.ca

July 2014

Creative Business Design Workshop

July 5, 2014 @ 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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$75 – $100

Artscape Launchpad presents: The Creative Business Design Workshop, Saturday, July 5, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm at Artscape Youngplace. Got an idea for a business fuelled by your creative practice? Interested in commercializing a creative project? Want to stabilize or grow an existing creative business? This workshop will help you figure out the next step in getting your creative business ideas off the ground. No sterile business lectures, no suits, no 50-page business plans — just a bunch of creative…

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September 2014

Costume Illustration using Traditional Materials with Danielle Meder

September 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
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Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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Spots Still Available - REGISTER HERE Two- Four Hour classes. Classes consist of a lecture followed by a practical workshop, fashion illustration course for costume designers using analog materials. Day 1: Drafting a costume illustration Drafting figures for men, women and children. Discussing different body types, front, side and back views. Rendering realistic clothing, details, facial expressions and hair, gestures related to clothing (ex. hands in pockets). Milestone –pencil drafts of costume illustrations (required for classes 1.2 and 2.1) Materials…

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October 2014

Reality, Truth and Conscious Light

October 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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free

A beautiful new film and presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the true nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Avatar Adi Da’s transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings (or Darshan), hear stories and testimonials from His long-time devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.

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November 2014

Costume Illustration using Digital Media with Danielle Meder

November 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
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Saturday and Sunday
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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Two four-­‐hour classes: Classes consist of a lecture followed by a practical workshop, fashion illustration course for costume designers using digital media. Day 1: Touchscreen sketching and preparing line art in Photoshop. Quick sketching demonstration on the iPad. Discussion of using the iPad or other touchscreen tablets for costume drawing, various styluses and drawing apps available. Milestone – quick costume sketch on a tablet. Inking, scanning, and cleaning up a costume illustration to be coloured in Photoshop. Milestone – clean…

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“Depth Perception: Fusion of Art and Culture” art exhibition

November 17, 2014 @ 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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This past summer, six artists from Turkey came to Toronto and worked with seven artists from OCAD University. United by a common mission, they worked together, generously donating their time and talent, to help the International Federation on Ageing raise awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Come enjoy these wonderful works of art in a free public exhibition November 17-19, 2014.

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Zong! Watch Nite – Anniversary Reading

November 28, 2014 @ 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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Free

On November 28th, 2014, we will once again be marking the anniversary of the Zong massacre that took place in 1781. All are invited to join in a collective reading of the text, Zong!, which intends an exploration of Time, Noise, Chaos and Silence. The reading's focus will be the voice with some percussive interventions. Texts will be provided. Please come for some, all or part of it. Performers: Poet/Griot, M. NourbeSe Philip and audience Location: Artscape Young Place, room…

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January 2015

Timeless Capsule Workshop

January 17, 2015 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
Free

Christine Swintak, Further exploration of the area that will be bricked in after the capsule is placed, 2014-2015 In conjunction with her latest project, The Other Its, artist Christine Swintak will be leading a "timeless capsule" workshop. This workshop offers the rare opportunity to contribute to the creation of a permanent relic only to be known by word of mouth. Participants will witness and participate in the official burial of the "timeless capsule" at the end of the workshop. Unlike a conventional time capsule which is…

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CRIP INTERIORS

January 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until January 30, 2015

Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON

Project Creative Users announces the installment of their first art exhibition, CRIP INTERIORS. A provocative, painful and enchanting demonstration of disability art activism, CRIP INTERIORS asks the public to engage with innovative art from the disability justice movement – including people who make art about the ways they negotiate accessibility in the city - heralding a loud call for more improved forms of access built on disability justice terms. The work presented in CRIP INTERIORS exposes that which is often…

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Meditations on Diversity: Photography Workshop that Transgresses Body Norms

January 31, 2015 @ 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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$110

Meditations on Diversity is the first in a series of photography workshops that explore how culture, photographer and the model shape the pose of diverse human bodies. In this workshop, we will focus on how Gi, a model who is transgendered, is transformed by a various lighting styles and drapery. Gi has modelled as both male and female, thus works as gender fluid. Meditations on Diversity takes its inspiration from life drawing aesthetics and explorations. Future workshops will host models…

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February 2015

Painting Critique Night

February 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
$20

Bring ANY painting and have a full critique with suggestions on how to improve it or how to best approach your next painting! $20. for 20 to 30 minute critique and lesson. Stay for others critiques and see what others are doing. All levels welcome. Don't be shy!!

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Oil Painting Color Workshop

February 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
$75

In this condensed workshop you will learn all aspects of color as it relates to painting. This session takes our basic understanding of the color wheel to a whole new level. Learn how to create many colors from only a few, get more out of the paint you have, understand the importance of temperature, chroma and more!

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Oil Painting Workshop for Beginner to Intermediate Painters

February 22, 2015 @ 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
$130

This full day painting workshop is suitable for beginners to intermediate painters. Beginners will be instructed on light and how to create the magic of form; intermediate painters will work on how to take their work to the next level through hands on demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

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Painting Critique Night

February 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
$20

Bring ANY painting and have a full critique with suggestions on how to improve it or how to best approach your next painting! $20. for 20 to 30 minute critique and lesson. Stay for others critiques and see what others are doing. All levels welcome. Don't be shy!!

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Two-Day Oil Painting Class. All levels welcome!

February 28, 2015 @ 10:30 am to March 1, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
$250

Suitable for beginners to advanced painters. Students may work on whatever they would like to: a still life, a self portrait, a painting already in progress, or learn how to work successfully from a photograph. Hands on instruction. You'll accomplish a lot in just 2 days!! I've often taught this mixed level class and it's great as those just starting learn from the more advanced and the more advanced painters are reminded of how important core exercises and the understanding…

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July 2015

Leave Only Footprints

July 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm
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Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
Free

"Leave Only Footprints" is the latest exhibition by Toronto-based photographer Lindsay Hamilton, who has traveled to many countries on many continents, searching for the sublime. Through sweeping vistas and grand scenery, Lindsay seeks to convey the majesty and enduring power of nature and to remind us that the triumph of mankind is merely one short episode on the life of this planet. “Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the…

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August 2015

The Ɔbaa (woman) Gallery Exhibit

August 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
$10

The Ɔbaa (woman) Gallery Exhibit features 10 stories written by 10 women, each accompanied with paintings by Toronto artist Felipe Velasquez. The pieces touch on a diverse range of important issues faced by marginalized women. Proceeds will go toward supplies for workshops where young women will use story telling and painting to challenge gender inequality and empower women. ************************************************************* Music by DJ Bambii // Free Appetizers // Cash Bar Purchase Early Bird Tickets $5.00 : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/baa-woman-gallery-exhibit-tickets-17664523064 Door:$10.00 ************************************************************** Capture and…

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September 2015

Pause Don’t Pause

September 17, 2015 to September 20, 2015
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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Free

Pause, Don't Pause, is the work of three Toronto artists exploring the point where an action ends…or doesn't. This exhibition features painting, drawing, video installation and graphic arts. Capturing the motion of life; past, present and future, the artists reveal truths of the human condition. Geordie Telfer recreates the Foul Paper of Shakespeare. Coco Zimmerman dives into the tensions of experience on our bodies. Steve Nash pushes forward the creative endeavour. Pause, Don’t Pause runs September September 17 – 20.…

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March 2016

Exhibition – All At Once. Artists Teddy Dinsmore, Marissa Da Silva, Sooyeong Lee, Jessica Rysyk and Laura Wood

March 22, 2016 to April 2, 2016
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
Free

OCAD University presents All At Once, featuring works by artists Teddy Dinsmore, Marissa Da Silva, Sooyeong Lee, Jessica Rysyk and Laura Wood

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Opening Reception – All At Once. Artists Teddy Dinsmore, Marissa Da Silva, Sooyeong Lee, Jessica Rysyk and Laura Wood

March 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
Free

Opening Reception for OCAD U's exhibition All At Once featuring artists Teddy Dinsmore, Marissa Da Silva, Sooyeong Lee, Jessica Rysyk and Laura Wood

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June 2016

NUIT ROSE Presents: Analog Pride Pavilion

June 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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One event on June 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON

Aerformance piece by Evan Tapper and Scott Sorli, as part of Nuit Rose 2016

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August 2017

Astrology for Success & Growth: ACTivate the power in your stars

August 27, 2017 @ 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
$50 – $100

A CURATED ASTROLOGY BRUNCH NETWORKING SESSION MEDITATION POD Learn how using your PERSONAL astrology details can signal upcoming OPPORTUNITIES or landmines Find out how to recognize, NAVIGATE and make the most of upcoming planetary transits GATHER together and converse with progressive, unique, like minded individuals Activate the latent possibilities that WILL blossom in this space PLAN with dates and timelines specific to YOU **Open to ALL esp. entrepreneurs, creatives, business owners & self development seekers** $50 Investment 2017-2018 Astrology for…

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February 2018

Don’t Look Down

February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until March 2, 2018

Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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$25.00

An Evening of Storytelling and Magic Scott Hammell explores his motivations, inspirations and many MANY setbacks performing some of the most dangerous stunts in the world. Hanging upside down from a hot air balloon while locked in a straitjacket, performing a card trick while skydiving, skydiving while blindfolded and handcuffed, juggling live explosives and the bullet catch. So where does one go from there? How about an intimate theatrical experience with never before told stories and brand new magic! PLEASE…

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March 2018

Intro to Brush Calligraphy

March 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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$100 – $110

This workshop is taught by Grace Song of Grace Song Calligraphy, a hand-letterer and calligrapher based in Toronto. Join us for a fun and casual workshop learning the basics of brush calligraphy! This workshop is best suited for a beginner or someone who has just dabbled in calligraphy and needs a more structured approach to learning the fundamentals. Whether you are interested in learning a new skill, looking for a different creative outlet, or wanting to have a fun evening…

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June 2018

#OneWithHer

June 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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Free

A mixed media exhibition intended to explore the complex multi-layered oppression that Christian women face on account of their gender, religion and socio-economic status.

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September 2018

Dust Cycles at Nuit Blanche 2018

September 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm to September 30, 2018 @ 7:00 am
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
Free

Artist Eva Kolcze presents a video installation as part of this year's Nuit Blanche

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October 2018

Massage Therapy

October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am to December 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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Registered Massage Therapy Services available through Liberty Dance at Artscape Youngplace! Contact to book your appointment! admin@libertydance.org 6475671886 (text or call)

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June 2019

Seconds and Supplies Maker Market

June 15 @ 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Flex Studio 109, 180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON
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Free

Studio sale! This is a market to find good materials to make things and the even better people who make them. Come visit 20 of your favourite Toronto artisans selling pieces of their work that may not be in their regular product line. Find all sorts of amazing things that you won't find at regular markets including great deals on artist materials like wool, felt, sewing and jewellery notions, handmade toys, ceramic pieces, screen-prints locally made clothing, and artist samples…

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