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ABOUT DISH GALLERY + STUDIO

Virtual Tour       GALLERY HOURS: Wed-Sun noon-5 pm.

 

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO celebrates Canadian ceramics

        ACTIVITIES IN THE GALLERY AND STUDIO

  • Start a collection of handmade ceramics by Canadian Artists
  • Book a workshop.  Reservations required.   $45 per hour

416-700-3474       susan.l.card@gmail.com    

                     

  1. TILE DECORATING -one hour
  2. JEWELRY MAKING - one hour
  3. COUPLES' POTTERY - HANDBUILDING WORKSHOP- two hours .

                      

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO in the Toronto Distillery District is located on the ground floor of the Artscape Building, 15 Case Goods Lane , Studio 112, Toronto, ON.

 

CANADA DAY IS COMING UP!

VISIT THE STUDIO!

START A COLLECTION OF CANADIAN CERAMICS!

 

Sign up for a weekend workshop in August.

Share a Saturday or Sunday afternoon at the pottery studio with friends during a 2-hour hand-building workshop. Reservations required. Workshop reservations accepted one week ahead.

416-700-3474 or susan.l.card@gmail.com

 

 

             DISH GALLERY + STUDIO  TWO HOUR HAND BUILDING WORKSHOP

 

 

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO features

  • Retail Gallery featuring one of a kind, handmade Canadian ceramics
  • Ceramic exhibitions
  • Introductory Hand-building Workshops on weekend afternoons. Reserve for 1pm - 3pm OR 3pm - 5 pm by Thursday of the previous week.
  • Reservations 416-700-3474
  • Wednesday pottery classes September - June, afternoons and evenings.
  • Semi-private pottery classes for artists by appointment
  • Team building events
  • Couples' workshops for birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine's Day, holiday gifts. Reservations required.

The Toronto Distillery Historic District is a national historic site that has been transformed into a center for arts, culture and entertainment in downtown Toronto. Set on 13 acres, the 40 buildings on the site constitute the best-preserved collection of Victorian Industrial Architecture in North America.

As an area that hosts the filming of movies, tv shows and music videos, the District is also home to internationally acclaimed music festivals, galleries, theatres, restaurants, boutiques and artists studios including DISH GALLERY + STUDIO.

 

Virtual Tour

 

 

      WEEKEND INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS

 

                                            Hand Building Workshop with Hooked Catering

Workshop registrations are currently being accepted for 2017. Contact the studio for an appointment. Reservations necessary. Book by previous Thursday for weekend workshops 1 - 3 pm or 3 - 5 pm.

contact:                    susan.l.card@gmail.com

                             416-700-DISH (3474)

 

 

WEDNESDAY POTTERY CLASSES

Registrations are currently being accepted  for the FALL 2017 sessions

September/October   November/December

Afternoon group classes start at 1pm. Evening group classes start at 6:30 pm

              Wed Handbuilding

1 – 5 pm   

   8 hands-on sessions
   $360 - plus materials

             Wed Handbuilding

6:30-9:30

   6 hands-on sessions

   $ 330 - plus materials

Students are taught to recycle their clay and to use water sparingly. The class size is very small (1-4 people) and students receive individual attention from the instructor for their skill level. Students participate in the whole process from forming the clay to glazing to learning about the firing  process.

 

 

RETAIL SHOP AT DISH GALLERY + STUDIO

 

NEW in the GALLERY!

  • NERIKOMI BOWLS BY EIKO MAEDA
  • CUPS / BOWLS BY HEIDI MCKENZIE
  • CRYSTALLINE GLAZED SAKI CUPS BY YUMIKO KATSUYA
  • LIDDED BOXES BY KINGSTON CERAMICIST MARNEY MCDIARMID
  • WOOD FIRED VOTIVES BY ANNEMARIE ROW

 

DISH GALLERY features specially designed containers by Chris Sora and Chiho Tokita for IKEBANA, the Art of Japanese flower arranging.

See our selection of JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY implements -       vases, kaka hanaire, tea bowls and more wood-fired by Chris Sora.

 

Current works by guest artists in DISH GALLERY + STUDIO  

  • wood fired pottery by Lee Clark, Chiho Tokita, Emma Smith and Annemarie Row
  • tiles by Mary Philpott
  • Tea Ceremony items wood fired by Chris Sora
  • Ikebana containers by Chiho Tokita and Chris Sora
  • lidded boxes by Marney McDiarmid  
  • plates and bowls by Gabrielle Kauffman 
  • sculpture by Irit Lepkin, Lauren Blakey and Eden Bender
  • teapots by Robert Tetu
  • mugs by Dale Mark
  • raku vessels by Shu-Chen Cheng
  • paper clay  vases and wall pillows by Lesley McInally
  • crystalline glazed mugs by Yumiko Katsuya
  • cups by Heidi McKenzie
  • Nerikomi bowls by Eiko Maeda
  • sculptural and functional works by Susan Card

          

GALLERY NEWS


MOTHER'S DAY IS COMING UP!  


Visit DISH GALLERY + STUDIO for GIFTS

See our gift ideas featured in the Distillery District Holiday Gift Guide

 

 

CERAMIC EXHIBITIONS at DISH GALLERY + STUDIO

SKY and WATER EXHIBITION (ON-GOING)

     SKY and WATER EXHIBITION : BEACH

SKY AND WATER (On-going exhibition)

Large Tile Paintings  by Susan Card

Distillery Historic District, 15 Case Goods Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

LICKED BY FIRE (On-going exhibition)

Exhibition of ceramic works created through wood firing, smoke firing, raku or gas firing techniques.Works by gallery guest artists: Celia Brandao, Shu-Chen Cheng,  Chris Sora, Robert Tetu and Susan Card

The gallery feature “Licked By Fire”, is an exhibition of distinctive styles of pottery showing the effects of the flame in various firing methods, resulting in distinguishing” colour and surface patterns.

15 Case Goods Lane, Studio 112. Noon- 5PM. 

416.700. DISH (3474)

 

Archive of EXHIBITIONS involving DISH GALLERY + STUDIO

Jan.12-28, 2017

SALON Xl    PROPELLER GALLERY   propellerctr.com

30 Abell Street, Toronto     

April 4 - April 30, 2017

CELEBRATION EXHIBITION

GardinerMuseumShop  Toronto

DISH GALLERY + Studio participated in

REVITALIZE EXHIBITION at the

GardinerMuseumShop  Toronto

August -September 2016

Jan. 7-21, 2016

SALON X    PROPELLER GALLERY   propellerctr.com

30 Abell Street, Toronto     

   

Sep t3-Oct 31, 2015

 SMALL TRANSGRESSIONS at Craft Ontario

October 9, 2015    

GardinerMuseumShop  TheBowlShow

September 26 - December 30,2014

IKEBANA: SYMBOLS OF HEAVEN, EARTH and MAN

DISH GALLERY + Studio featured an exhibition of IKEBANA Japanese  flower containers by Chris Sora, Betty Walter and Chiho Tokita. 

September 28 - September 30, 2012.

ART OF TEA EXHIBITION during CULTURE DAYS

ART OF TEA Schedule

Sept 1 – 27, 2012 

SKY AND WATER: Large Tile Paintings  by Susan Card

BALZACS UPSTAIRS GALLERY 

Toronto Distillery Historic District

April 4 – 30, 2011 

WATER

Ocean Inspired Large Tile Paintings  by Susan Card

BALZACS UPSTAIRS GALLERY 

Toronto Distillery Historic District

   

November - February 2011

INSPIRED BY SNOW

Exhibition of ceramic works reflecting by the colour and texture of snow.

By gallery artists Chiho Tokita, Lesley McInally, Patrick Mok and Susan Card.

October 2010

TEXT AS DRAWING EXHIBITION

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO was selected as an INDEPENDENT PROJECT PARTNER for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, a signature event produced by the City of Toronto, the all night contemporary art thing that happens in October in Toronto.Created especially for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010 in conjunction with the MYSTIC CLAY PAD PROJECT

the TEXT AS DRAWING EXHIBITION features vessels that incorporate textas a design element.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 10

Portfolio of participating artists

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO MYSTIC CLAY PAD PROJECT

April - August 2010

Exhibition of GLAZE PAINTINGS

Retail exhibition of ocean-inspired glaze paintings on porcelain by Susan Card.

November 2009 - February 1010

"Tiles" Exhibition

Retail exhibition of tiles by Colleen O'Reilly, Derek Chung, Ian Chung and Susan Card.

October 3 / 4, 2009    7pm to 7am

DISH GALLERY EXHIBITION IF WALLS COULD SPEAK

Created especially for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 09

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO was selected as an INDEPENDENT PROJECT PARTNER for scotiabank nuit blanche 09, the all night contemporary art thing in Toronto

Portfolio of participating artists

July 2009 - September 2009

"Plates and Platters" Exhibition

Retail exhibition of exceptional, large platters by Gabrielle Kauffman, Robert Tetu and Susan Card.

January 2009- March 2009

To celebrate Toronto's WINTERCITY FESTIVAL DISH GALLERY + STUDIO featured an exhibition of Handmade Teapots by Ontario Artists.

October 4 / 5, 2008 7pm to 7am

SECRET OF THE DISC Exhibition

Created especially for scotiabank nuit blanche 08

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO was selected as an INDEPENDENT PROJECT PARTNER for scotiabank nuit blanche 08.

November 2007-April 2008          "IRON "

Private collection of ceramic works created by using the metal oxide IRON as a colorant to create traditional celadon, shino, tenmoku and low fire glazes.

 

May 2007-November 2007  " LOW FIRE TECHNIQUES FROM THREE CONTINENTS "

Private collection of contemporary African, North and South American low fire ceramics incorporating terra sigillata.

 

 

ARCHIVE OF EVENTS AT DISH GALLERY + STUDIO

 

DISH GALLERY participated in ART OF TEA EXHIBITION during CULTURE DAYS September 28 - September 30, 2012. ART OF TEA Schedule

DISH GALLERY participated as an INDEPENDENT PROJECT PARTNER for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche the all night contemporary art thing in Toronto, 6:55 pm to sunrise for 5 years. During Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, DISH GALLERY + STUDIO mounted an interactive art project entitled the MYSTIC CLAY PAD October 2, 2010 6:55 pm to sunrise, accompanied by the ceramic exhibition TEXT AS DRAWING .

Portfolio of participating artists

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is a signature event produced by the City of Toronto.

 

DISH GALLERY INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS WERE INITIATED in 2009 during

DISH GALLERY + STUDIO in the Toronto Distillery Historic District was selected as a 2009 Warm Up Showcase partner as part of the City of Toronto's WinterCity Festival Warm Up Showcase

http://www.toronto.ca/special_events/index.htm

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