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FUTURE PROOF

A Virtual Auction in Support of Open Studio

Auction is now closed. If you have any questions, please connect with us at office@openstudio.ca. All auction winners will be contacted in the next few business days. Thank you for your patience, understanding and support!

SECURING THE FUTURE OF PRINT

FUTURE PROOF is a virtual auction in support of Open Studio and features a selection of stunning artwork to bid on! The auction showcases a juried selection of prints alongside a curated collection of contemporary art by artists from the Toronto art community who have chosen to support Open Studio.

Open Studio, Toronto, is an Artist-Run Centre (ARC) and charitable organization dedicated to contemporary print. We offer accessible, inclusive and affordable printmaking facilities, programs and services for artists and the public from across Canada and abroad.

By partaking in this online auction, buyers and bidders can support our charitable mission and enable artists from all backgrounds to work in print for generations to come! Funds from FUTURE PROOF will enable Open Studio to continue to provide artists with creative opportunities, like our residencies.

Thank you to the participating artists and their galleries who have donated artwork to support Open Studio and the future of print. Auction ends June 9 at 5:00 pm EDT.

Interested in donating? Click here and help us secure the future of print! 

Please note that artwork shipping and handling will be calculated at checkout and a pick-up option is also available.

There are 100 lots of amazing artwork available! Click on a page number at the bottom to view more.

Read our Designlines Magazine coverage here featuring a curated collection of 10 FUTURE PROOF works.

FUTURE PROOF Lot 1: Anne Abbass, Winter backyard, Monoprint, Edition: 1/1, 2022
FUTURE PROOF Lot 1: Anne Abbass, Winter backyard, Monoprint, Edition: 1/1, 2022
FUTURE PROOF Lot 1: Anne Abbass, Winter backyard, Monoprint, Edition: 1/1, 2022
FUTURE PROOF Lot 1: Anne Abbass, Winter backyard, Monoprint, Edition: 1/1, 2022
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 1 - Anne Abbass - Winter backyard

FUTURE PROOF Lot 2: Robert Achtemichuk, Crow's Coliseum, Computer matrix-assisted etching, Edition: 4/20
FUTURE PROOF Lot 2: Robert Achtemichuk, Crow's Coliseum, Computer matrix-assisted etching, Edition: 4/20
FUTURE PROOF Lot 2: Robert Achtemichuk, Crow's Coliseum, Computer matrix-assisted etching, Edition: 4/20
FUTURE PROOF Lot 2: Robert Achtemichuk, Crow's Coliseum, Computer matrix-assisted etching, Edition: 4/20
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 2 - Robert Achtemichuk - Crow's Coliseum

FUTURE PROOF Lot 3: Shabnam Afrand, Anar, Monotype, Edition: 1/1, 2020
FUTURE PROOF Lot 3: Shabnam Afrand, Anar, Monotype, Edition: 1/1, 2020
FUTURE PROOF Lot 3: Shabnam Afrand, Anar, Monotype, Edition: 1/1, 2020
FUTURE PROOF Lot 3: Shabnam Afrand, Anar, Monotype, Edition: 1/1, 2020
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 3 - Shabnam Afrand - Anar

FUTURE PROOF Lot 4: Joshua Alford, Workbench vs. Workbench, Etching, aquatint with Chine-collé, screenprint, Edition: 3/8, 2021
FUTURE PROOF Lot 4: Joshua Alford, Workbench vs. Workbench, Etching, aquatint with Chine-collé, screenprint, Edition: 3/8, 2021
FUTURE PROOF Lot 4: Joshua Alford, Workbench vs. Workbench, Etching, aquatint with Chine-collé, screenprint, Edition: 3/8, 2021
FUTURE PROOF Lot 4: Joshua Alford, Workbench vs. Workbench, Etching, aquatint with Chine-collé, screenprint, Edition: 3/8, 2021
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 4 - Joshua Alford - Workbench vs. Workbench

FUTURE PROOF Lot 5: Jasmin Nicole Amoako, Bikini Lady, Linocut, Edition: 1/4, 2022
FUTURE PROOF Lot 5: Jasmin Nicole Amoako, Bikini Lady, Linocut, Edition: 1/4, 2022
FUTURE PROOF Lot 5: Jasmin Nicole Amoako, Bikini Lady, Linocut, Edition: 1/4, 2022
FUTURE PROOF Lot 5: Jasmin Nicole Amoako, Bikini Lady, Linocut, Edition: 1/4, 2022
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 5 - Jasmin-Nicole Amoako - Bikini Lady

FUTURE PROOF Lot 6: Ningeosiaq Ashoona, Snow Bunting, Carved Serpentinite stone, Edition: 7212P, 2022
FUTURE PROOF Lot 6: Ningeosiaq Ashoona, Snow Bunting, Carved Serpentinite stone, Edition: 7212P, 2022
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 6 - Ningeosiaq Ashoona - Snow Bunting

FUTURE PROOF Lot 7: Sally Ayre, Laughter in the Breeze #21, Cyanotype on Washi (Japanese paper), 2015, Edition: 1/2
FUTURE PROOF Lot 7: Sally Ayre, Laughter in the Breeze #21, Cyanotype on Washi (Japanese paper), 2015, Edition: 1/2
FUTURE PROOF Lot 7: Sally Ayre, Laughter in the Breeze #21, Cyanotype on Washi (Japanese paper), 2015, Edition: 1/2
FUTURE PROOF Lot 7: Sally Ayre, Laughter in the Breeze #21, Cyanotype on Washi (Japanese paper), 2015, Edition: 1/2
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 7 - Sally Ayre - Laughter in the Breeze #21

FUTURE PROOF Lot 8: Omar Badrin, Lucky One, Sculpture, 2022, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 8: Omar Badrin, Lucky One, Sculpture, 2022, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 8: Omar Badrin, Lucky One, Sculpture, 2022, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 8: Omar Badrin, Lucky One, Sculpture, 2022, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 8: Omar Badrin, Lucky One, Sculpture, 2022, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 8: Omar Badrin, Lucky One, Sculpture, 2022, Edition: 1/1
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 8 - Omar Badrin - Lucky One

FUTURE PROOF Lot 9: Robin Bain, FLOTAGE, Photo-etching with Chine-collé on Washi (Japanese paper) and birch bark, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 9: Robin Bain, FLOTAGE, Photo-etching with Chine-collé on Washi (Japanese paper) and birch bark, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 9: Robin Bain, FLOTAGE, Photo-etching with Chine-collé on Washi (Japanese paper) and birch bark, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 9: Robin Bain, FLOTAGE, Photo-etching with Chine-collé on Washi (Japanese paper) and birch bark, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof 1/1
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 9 - Robin Bain - FLOTAGE

FUTURE PROOF Lot 10: Caroline Ariane Bergeron, Untitled textile 2, Typewriter and carbon copy on Washi (Japanese paper). Mounted on wooden dowels, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 10: Caroline Ariane Bergeron, Untitled textile 2, Typewriter and carbon copy on Washi (Japanese paper). Mounted on wooden dowels, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 10: Caroline Ariane Bergeron, Untitled textile 2, Typewriter and carbon copy on Washi (Japanese paper). Mounted on wooden dowels, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 10: Caroline Ariane Bergeron, Untitled textile 2, Typewriter and carbon copy on Washi (Japanese paper). Mounted on wooden dowels, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 10: Caroline Ariane Bergeron, Untitled textile 2, Typewriter and carbon copy on Washi (Japanese paper). Mounted on wooden dowels, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 10: Caroline Ariane Bergeron, Untitled textile 2, Typewriter and carbon copy on Washi (Japanese paper). Mounted on wooden dowels, 2019, Edition: 1/1
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 10 - Caroline Ariane Bergeron - Untitled textile 2

Lot 11 - Alex Bierk - Untitled (Window)
Lot 11 - Alex Bierk - Untitled (Window)
Lot 11 - Alex Bierk - Untitled (Window)
Lot 11 - Alex Bierk - Untitled (Window)
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 11 - Alex Bierk - Untitled (Window)

FUTURE PROOF Lot 12: Nour Bishouty, Sea, Screenprint, 2022, Edition: Edition of 10
FUTURE PROOF Lot 12: Nour Bishouty, Sea, Screenprint, 2022, Edition: Edition of 10
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 12 - Nour Bishouty - Sea

FUTURE PROOF Lot 13: Philippe Blanchard, RGB Wallpaper, Screenprint, Edition: 2/15
FUTURE PROOF Lot 13: Philippe Blanchard, RGB Wallpaper, Screenprint, Edition: 2/15
FUTURE PROOF Lot 13: Philippe Blanchard, RGB Wallpaper, Screenprint, Edition: 2/15
FUTURE PROOF Lot 13: Philippe Blanchard, RGB Wallpaper, Screenprint, Edition: 2/15
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 13 - Philippe Blanchard - RGB Wallpaper

FUTURE PROOF Lot 14: Sara-Jeanne Bourget, Milepost, Charcoal monotype, embossing, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 14: Sara-Jeanne Bourget, Milepost, Charcoal monotype, embossing, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 14: Sara-Jeanne Bourget, Milepost, Charcoal monotype, embossing, 2019, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 14: Sara-Jeanne Bourget, Milepost, Charcoal monotype, embossing, 2019, Edition: 1/1
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 14 - Sara-Jeanne Bourget - Milepost

FUTURE PROOF Lot 15: Yael Brotman, Bundle I, Archival digital inkjet, (created with elements of etching on Kurotani paper and collage), stencilling, drypoint, 2022, Edition: 1/1
FUTURE PROOF Lot 15: Yael Brotman, Bundle I, Archival digital inkjet, (created with elements of etching on Kurotani paper and collage), stencilling, drypoint, 2022, Edition: 1/1
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 15 - Yael Brotman - Bundle I

FUTURE PROOF: Sarka Buchl-Stephenson, Dancing in the Wind, Drypoint with Chine-collé, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof
FUTURE PROOF: Sarka Buchl-Stephenson, Dancing in the Wind, Drypoint with Chine-collé, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof
FUTURE PROOF: Sarka Buchl-Stephenson, Dancing in the Wind, Drypoint with Chine-collé, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof
FUTURE PROOF: Sarka Buchl-Stephenson, Dancing in the Wind, Drypoint with Chine-collé, 2022, Edition: Artist Proof
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 16 - Sarka Buchl-Stephenson - Dancing in the Wind

FUTURE PROOF Lot 17: Laura Bydlowska, Caverns, Etching, pyrography, and screenprinting on wood substrate, 2019
FUTURE PROOF Lot 17: Laura Bydlowska, Caverns, Etching, pyrography, and screenprinting on wood substrate, 2019
FUTURE PROOF Lot 17: Laura Bydlowska, Caverns, Etching, pyrography, and screenprinting on wood substrate, 2019
FUTURE PROOF Lot 17: Laura Bydlowska, Caverns, Etching, pyrography, and screenprinting on wood substrate, 2019
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 17 - Laura Bydlowska - Caverns

FUTURE PROOF Lot 18: Debra Carter, Sand Bar on the Nahanni River, Etching, hand-coloured, Edition: Artist Proof
FUTURE PROOF Lot 18: Debra Carter, Sand Bar on the Nahanni River, Etching, hand-coloured, Edition: Artist Proof
FUTURE PROOF Lot 18: Debra Carter, Sand Bar on the Nahanni River, Etching, hand-coloured, Edition: Artist Proof
FUTURE PROOF Lot 18: Debra Carter, Sand Bar on the Nahanni River, Etching, hand-coloured, Edition: Artist Proof
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 18 - Debra Carter - Sand Bar on the Nahanni River

FUTURE PROOF Lot 19: carlina Chen, 43° 64’71.83” N / 79°40’39.57” W, Drypoint, etching, 2021, Edition: 2/2
FUTURE PROOF Lot 19: carlina Chen, 43° 64’71.83” N / 79°40’39.57” W, Drypoint, etching, 2021, Edition: 2/2
FUTURE PROOF Lot 19: carlina Chen, 43° 64’71.83” N / 79°40’39.57” W, Drypoint, etching, 2021, Edition: 2/2
FUTURE PROOF Lot 19: carlina Chen, 43° 64’71.83” N / 79°40’39.57” W, Drypoint, etching, 2021, Edition: 2/2
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 19 - carlina Chen - 43° 64’71.83” N / 79°40’39.57” W

FUTURE PROOF Lot 20: J. Yuen Ling Chiu, Study No.2 (Burnt Umber), Etching, screenprint, 2021, Edition: 8/8
FUTURE PROOF Lot 20: J. Yuen Ling Chiu, Study No.2 (Burnt Umber), Etching, screenprint, 2021, Edition: 8/8
FUTURE PROOF Lot 20: J. Yuen Ling Chiu, Study No.2 (Burnt Umber), Etching, screenprint, 2021, Edition: 8/8
FUTURE PROOF Lot 20: J. Yuen Ling Chiu, Study No.2 (Burnt Umber), Etching, screenprint, 2021, Edition: 8/8
BIDDING CLOSED

Lot 20 - J. Yuen Ling Chiu - Study No.2 (Burnt Umber)

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