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Exhibition Duration: August 9 - 27, 2017

Impact 2017 is Neilson Park Creative Centre’s 25th annual juried exhibition that features multi-media artwork from artists of different disciplines. This year we received over 140 artwork submissions from our memberships and artists all over the GTA. After a rigorous selection process by two of our jurors, less than half of these submissions were chosen to be exhibited. The exhibition displays a wide range of different techniques and stylistic approaches.  

Juror's Choice Winners 

First Prize

Doreen Renner, Back and Forth, Acrylic and Collage

Second Prize

Susan Eckenwalder, Infinite Regret, Acrylic

Third Prize

Jieun June Kim, Island, Mixed Media

Honourable Mentions

Rena Sava, Credit Valley, Print making

Susan Dain, Right of Way, Acrylic

Quan Steele, Merging #2, Acrylic on Canvas

Cast your vote for our special People's Choice Award in person. Voting closes Thursday August 24th.

Our Jurors 

Margaret Glew lives and paints in Toronto. Using a personal language of form and gesture, she makes intuitive, layered abstracts that are metaphors for the emotional landscape we all inhabit.She has been exhibiting her work in Toronto and environs since 1989. She is represented in Oakville by Rumi Galleries and in Kelowna, B.C. by SOPA Gallery. Visit to learn more about her.

Lee Petrie is the Coordinator, Exhibitions and Residency Program at the Living Arts Centre. She curates exhibitions for the Centre’s Gallery and public spaces, and oversees more than 20 resident artists. Prior to joining the Centre, Lee was curator at Toronto Pearson International Airport, where she curated exhibitions and installations, and organized live music and art activities. Lee previously worked in public programs at the Varley Art Gallery and the McMichael. She is Chair of the Board of Directors at Open Studio and is a member of the Toronto Public Art Commission. Lee has extensive art jury experience, including at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition and the San Diego International Airport Public Art Program. Lee holds Master of Arts degrees in Art History and Museum Studies.


Display Cabinet

Bev Morgan Display

Beverly Morgan

Exhibition Duration: August 1 - 31, 2017

Bev Morgan is primarily a watercolour artist who currently resides in Etobicoke.  She has been involved with art in one way or another all her life.  Since retiring from teaching, many of those years spent teaching art, she has been able to devote herself full time to her own painting.

The subjects of her paintings are varied and are drawn from her travels and personal experiences.  Although she paints primarily in watercolour, she has recently ventured into the world of pastel and acrylic and collage.  Her style is impressionistic, but is constantly evolving.  One of her favourite techniques is the use of negative painting, which is quite prevalent in her watercolour florals.

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 Emerging Artist Gallery

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David Clifton

Exhibition Duration: July 9 –  August 12, 2017

Toronto based Artist, David Clifton, has been intoxicated by art, philosophy, poetry and music for most of his life. As a graduate of OCADU’s Illustration (BDes) program, David approaches his image ideation process with a conceptual bent, creating opinion pieces that reflect on ideas and events that he encounters and observes. Much of his focus is on embracing chance and changing traditional processes to find new ways to communicate. 

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