February 1, 2022

From Josephine Condotta, Operations Manager, Beaux Arts Gallery

(Photo:  Manamohana by Shruthi Bylhalli)

With Covid-19 measures in place, the Beaux Arts Gallery in Brampton re-opens their doors to the public starting February 2, 2022.

Beaux Arts Brampton’s first show of year is the long-awaited 13th Annual Open Juried Fine Art Exhibition juried by the renowned, international visual artist Olaf Schneider. With entries from artists across the country and curated by the incredibly talented and highly creative, Regan Jane Hayward, this show is sure to captivate audiences in all of its visual splendor.

The open theme asking artists to show the best of their talent, provides this exhibit with something for everyone in its breadth of subject matter, mediums, and styles. This show runs from February 2nd to April 2nd, 2022 in Beaux Arts’ new gallery space, located at 16 Queen St. East, in downtown Brampton.

“We are overwhelmed with excitement over the depth and breadth of this exhibition that has been successfully running for 13 years. Both our juror and curator had their work cut out for them with the record number of submissions. We can’t thank the artists enough!” says Gallery Chair, Tyler Andrews.

Operations Manager, Josephine Condotta adds that “During this exhibition, people can look forward to new and entertaining creative experiences to engage with the show!”

Provocation by Peter Ochal

Juror, Olaf Schneider studied at the Ontario College of Art as well as Sheridan College. Olaf’s artwork can be found in galleries across the United States and Canada including Chloe Gallery in San Francisco; Emma Butler Gallery in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Palm Avenue Fine Art in Sarasota, Florida; Tilting at Windmills Gallery in Manchester Center, Vermont; and Westmount Gallery in Toronto. Some of his solo exhibitions include Homer Watson Gallery and McMichael Gallery. He also won the first-place award in 2015 for International Artist Magazine.

Curator, Regan Jane Hayward specializes in curatorial development and cultural arts management; a graduate of OCADU and Ryerson with on-going academic studies at University of Toronto and holds membership with the Independent Curators Network in New York City. Regan serves as the Executive Director for Beaux Arts Gallery Downtown Brampton, is the Gallery Chair for Headwaters Arts at the Alton Mill Arts Centre in Caledon and is an appointed Trustee of the Board at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Regan has a dedicated passion for the arts, artists, the creative industries and the evolving art markets in Canada and across the globe.

The FeGORDa Hat by Steve Rock

Beaux Arts Gallery is committed to engaging with artists at various levels in their careers to present their work in a supportive environment that fosters understanding of complex subjects and diverse set of ideas. Beaux Arts collaborative exhibitions, programs, and special events offer education, inspiration and celebration to foster critical thinking, positive social cohesion, and public engagement with ART. Beaux Arts is a not-for-profit gallery operating successfully since 2002. Beaux Arts was founded by the Brampton Arts Council & dedicated visual artists, with the support of the City of Brampton, Downtown Brampton BIA, Trillium, and many volunteers, members & private sponsors.

For more information, visit the Beaux Arts website.