CHIARANDINI - 100 YEARS: February 4 until March 7, 2016;
Reception February 6th at 6:30 pm
ART SHOW EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 28TH - ON THE TWO UPPER LEVELS
Gallery open Saturday March 5th from 10am until 3pm
This, the largest exhibitions of Chiarandini's work, will be a culmination of the 5 exhibits held in 2015 which will include all of the paintings from these shows.
A music recital by the world renown Flautist Luisa Sello who will play a composition by the composer Dr. Steeve Chwojko written in honour of Albert.
This will be followed by a short presentation on Chiarandini by Ewa and Steeve Chwojko.
There will be a launch of the book "Passion Meets Paintbrush" by Professors Olga Pugliese and Anna Pia De Luca and Art Historian and Curator Ewa Chwojko.
Please view these short video clips on YouTube about Chiarandini Hippie portraits and his Canadian landscapes ...
CHIARANDINI'S CANADA - September 18th - October 16th 2015, Udine Italy
In celebration of Chiarandini’s 100th Birthday, 30 of his paintings will be travelling to Udine, Italy, the city of his birth for an exhibition at the Palazzo D’Aronco, Salone del Popolo.
Opening Ceremony September 18th @ 5:30pm. This will include a short presentation on Chiarandini by Curator and Art Historian Ewa Chwojko & Dr. Steeve Chwojko. The debut of a piece of music honouring Chiarandini written by Dr. Steeve Chwojko.
Closing Ceremony October 16th, 2015 @ 12:30pm - World reknowned flutist, Luisa Sello will be performing the debut of piece of music composed by Dr. Steeve Chwojko as a tribute to Chiarandini.
Book Launch: Written by Professor Olga Pugliese, University of Toronto; Professor Anna Pia DeLuca, University of Udine; Ewa Chwojko Art Historian and Curator of the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery.
CHIARANDINI AND THE GROUP OF SEVEN: August 23rd - October 25th 2015
Along with the works of his teachers John Alfsen, Frederick Challener and some members of the Group of Seven in a retrospective in celebration of Chiarandini’s 100th birthday.
Show opening August 23rd at the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery in Sutton, Ontario.
CHIARANDINI: YORKVILLE HIPPIES
June 13 - 20 2015 at Gallery Gevik, 12 Hazelton Lane, Toronto.
CHIARANDINI’S YORKVILLE HIPPIE PAINTINGS are now in the permanent collections of the Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery, the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, the Market Gallery, and the University of Ottawa, as well as in private hands. They will be brought together for the first time for an exhibition at GALLERY GEVIK, to pay tribute to this underground culture from Toronto’s past. The exhibition will capture the energy and vibrancy of the hippie movement, which, during the 1960s, converted thousands of young people to the cult of peace, love, freedom, and happiness!
Saturday June 13, 1 - 5pm
Musicians from the 60's will perform live:
Keith McKie (Kensington Market)
Klaas Van Graft
Stan Endersby (The Tripp)
Sebastian Agnello (Lords of London)
Sunday June 14, 1 - 5pm
Yorkville iconic band
Luke & The Apostles
ALBERT CHIARANDINI: BEYOND THE POSE
This portrait exhibit will be on display from June 1st to August 14th 2015 in the main hall of the Vaughan City Hall. The show opening will be held on Monday June 1, 2015 from 12-2 pm, in conjunction with the Flag Raising Ceremony for Italian Heritage Month at the City of Vaughan Civic Centre at the outside court yard.
Join us on June 14, 2013, at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery for an animated presentation on the Canadian/Italian artist Albert Chiarandini in partnership with the Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery.
A Presentation by
EWA CHWOJKO, art historian and
STEEVE CHWOJKO, composer/music historian
Enjoy Chiarandini’s captivating art, as well as the works of the masters he most admired, Titian, Monet, and Cézanne. Hear stories behind his paintings and listen to the music he loved.
A presentation with stunning animated images – slide show, videos, music you can hum to, music to intrigue you, and of course Italian grand opera!
Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery
901 Lawrence Ave. W.,
North York, M6A 1C3
Admission: $10 per person
Light snacks provided ...
416-789-7011 Ext. 245
Prof. Olga Zorzi Pugliese (U of T), will be delivering a paper titled "Albert (Umberto) Chiarandini (Udine 1915-Toronto 2007): An Italian Canadian, Canadian or International Artist?", at the 14th Biennial Conference of the Association of Italian Canadian Writers, on the theme "Back to the Future: Possibilities Since Pier 21", to be held at Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S., March 23-25, 2012.
Lectures for the International Conference of the Canadian Cultural Centre, at the University of Udine, Italy. The theme will address "The Canadian Cultural Mosaic as Metaphor: Representations and Transformations of Literary, Musical, Visual and Decorative Art Forms in Canada". Udine, Italy, April 27-29 2011. Guest speaker Heather Fullerton, Executive Director (Georgina Art Centre and Gallery, Sutton, Ontario), will discuss the works of Albert Chiarandini with an art exhibit to coincide with the lecture.
Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. Opening remarks at 7:30 p.m. For one night only, experience a stunning exhibition featuring over fifty iconic works from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, along with works by some of Canada’s finest contemporary Canadian artists of Italian heritage, at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery. This special exhibition will explore works by the Group of Seven and others who found inspiration in our nation’s rugged landscape, as well as contemporary artists including: Tracy Thomson (Colero), great-grandniece of Tom Thomson The late Albert Chiarandini, who exhibited with members of the Group of Seven.
Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery, “Water and Storm”. Albert Chiarandini, O.S.A., F.I.A.L., Bruce Smith, Tom Zsolt . Guest Curator: Ewa Chwojko-Srawley, Art Historian. February 5 – June 19 2011.
Book release announcement!!! "Investigating Canadian Identities" Edited by Anna Pia De Luca. Contributing author Olga Zorzi Pugliese "Personalities, Politics, and Landscapes of Central Canada in the Painting of Albert Chiarandini (Udine 1915 - Toronto 2007)". ISBN978-88-8420-649-7 Available in North America from www.abebooks.com and in Italy from www.forumeditrice.it and www.deastore.com.
Book release announcement!!! "The Group of Seven Project 1920 - 2005". See chapter reference "Chiarandini" by Jaclyn Glionna. Published by the Ontario Association of Art Galleries, ISBN 978-0-7727065-4-6. Available from The Georgina Arts Centre www.gacag.com, and from The Ontario Association of Art Galleries www.oaag.org.
Drop in and see the fabulous Smith-Chiarandini Collection! On display year round in the Smith Gallery at the Georgina Art Centre and Gallery.
Donated by Bruce Smith, the collection is the new heart of the Gallery.
Smith, who was a student of Albert Chiarandini, donated the collection upon discovery of just how wonderful the GAC is. And Chiarandini, painted and exhibited with the Group of Seven! So come in and check out the collection that has the art world all a-buzz!!!
Open every day except Mondays.
Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery
149 High Street,
Sutton West, Ontario
Curator: Heather Fullerton