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Christmas Market at Shops at Don Mills

Amanda Maccognan and I will be exhibiting at Christmas Market at Shops at Don Mills on Saturday Dec 5th and Sunday Dec 6th from 11am to 4pm, so stop by and join us for some christmas fun and holiday shopping!  


Art Clearance and Liquidation Holiday Sale by Cocoon Art

OUT AUT Gallery of Modern Art and Cocoon Borderless Art Exchange are teaming up to bring you our Art Clearance and Liquidation and Holiday Sale!

Admission is FREE. Bring a friend or two. 

All paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, framed images large or small to be reduced to $200 and under. This is a once in a year annual sale so do not miss your chance to find a great deal and uncover the next great artistic talent in Toronto. 


From December 4th 8pm to 6th 6pm at 823c St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto Ontario


More info about this event here


3rd Annual "4x4 & A Little More" grop exhibition

All pieces will be priced at $25 (4x4) & $40 (6x6), a perfect price point for taking home your first piece of original art (or sharing with friends & family over the holidays!)Take your piece home right off the wall!

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION DECEMBER 3RD 7pm til Midnight(w/ Indie Alehouse providing tasty libations!)

Show runs Dec 3rd-20th 2015.

Location - #Hashtag Gallery 


Artists' Network Group Exhibition "BowsArt"

Come out and see our annual holiday exhibition featuring over 35 artists who are Members and Associates of the Artists' Network. Exhibition Dates: November 30th - December 13th, 2015Reception: Wednesday December 2nd, 7:00 - 10:00 pmLocation: Art Square Gallery, 334 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M5T 1G5 (located across from AGO) Art Square Gallery is open 7 days a week from 9am-11pm


"Coulour Of Life" group exhibition at Cultural Expressions Art Gallery

November 22nd is the grand opening of our two-in-one exhibitions. The "Passmore Mashaya" and "Colour of Life" exhibitions will be on display in the gallery for a limited time. On the 22nd from 2pm - 5pm meet artists like Marissa Sweet, Marie Blanchard-Thomas, Ruth Smith, Vera Malitskaya, Ryan Larvin, Cheryl Bannister, Maggie Burgess, Wayne Prisque, Angela Hennessey, Janice McHaffie and more.This is also the last chance to see some beautiful, original works by local artists in this exhibition. Enjoy an afternoon at Cultural Expressions and see the world in a different way! Admission to the gallery is free. Find us in Pickering Village at 62 Old Kingston, Ajax.

Link to gallery website here


Live Painting Competition at &Co Resto Bar

I and 3 more amazing artists will be participating in live painting competition at &Co Resto Bar on Saturday November 21st starting at 11pm.

Link to &Co Resto Bar here


Live Painting at Pacific Junction Hotel

On November 11th Amanda Maccagnan and I wil be live painting at Pacific Juncion hotel, stop by to say hi and enjoy the live painting and great music! 


"Face Yourself" Group Exhibition of Self-portraits 

Opening Reception:  November 6th, 6-8pm

Ontario Shores Art Gallery 
at Ontario Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby 


"In The Round " Graven Feather Art Gallery

Exhibition Dates:  November 5 -28th 2014
Reception:  November 5th 7-10pm

Graven Feather Art Gallery 


Cocoon presents: HALLOWEEN pARTy!

October 31st


Live Body Painting by Vera Malitskaya 

-open bar 
-live body painting performance art (nudity alert!)
-art exhibition by independent Toronto local artists
-halloween themed art installation by Kyle Yip
-awesome costumes => raffle prize to the best costume winner
-art battle / art-nado live competition with DJ Jameel Somji
-halloween photo booth
-pool table, foosball, arcade games
-chic King West loft party room
-awesome after party upstairs at Raul's vice-presidential suite
-diverse and genteel crowd of weirdos and hipsters
-right brain development guaranteed, ignite your inner artists
-zombified cupcakes by the illustrious Diana Thai
-creativity outburst? leave your mark and expression on our canvas and be part of Cocoon's party painting history!



October 30th

An evening of visual arts by over 25 local, and international artists.
Unusual performances by sideshow acts including:
Musical performances by
Featuring live body painting, live welding art and tarot card reading!
Taxidermy will be on display and for sale!
Doors at 7:00pm, All ages until 9:00, 9:00 - Close 19+


Exhibiting at HARVEST FESTIVAL ( Shops At Don Mills )

Please come out for a weekend filled with events at the Shops at Don Mills Harvest Festival Starting October 23rd to the 25th. There will be 11 Amazing local artists that will be showcasing / selling their original art work. Come out and see some of our local Artists paint live! A must see event for the whole family. 
October 24th, 3pm-7pm 


CF Shops at Don Mills

1090 Don Mills Road, Торонто M3C 3R6




North America's LARGEST pop-up UNDERGROUND art show is calling Toronto home!
October 23rd, 8pm-2am 

The Opera House

735 Queen St. E., Торонто M4M 1H1

More details about this event HERE


RAW:Montreal presents MERGE

RAW:Montreal presents MERGE on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at La Tulipe in Montreal, QC

La Tulipe
4530 Papineau Ave
Montreal, QC

You can support me and purchase your ticket to this event here!


"ART At The Palais 2 " - 2015 ETA Awards show

I'm going to be a part of  "ART At The Palais 2 " - 2015  ETA Awards show! An annual, curated indoor art exhibit & awards gala, featuring 50+ local visual/performing artists. 
Join us on October 20 at the Palais Royale Ballroom, it is going to be one epic night!


Emerging Toronto Artists presents... ETA:MINUIT

A one-night preview of some of the 2015 ETA Awards exhibiting artists' work, including art for sale and live painting..all at Little Italy's newest hot spot: Nightowl Toronto on the evening of Toronto's amazing Scotiabank Nuit Blanche!!


October 3rd 2015, 8pm - 00am


Live Painting at ART WORLD EXPO 

Art World Expo at Hard Rock Cafe on October 2 , 2015

279 Yonge Street, Toronto


Toronto Cider Festival 

Kick back, relax, and take a break from the busy city life with our fun-filled extravaganza! Come and spend the day with your friends in downtown Toronto, as we showcase some of Canada’s best craft ciders, Toronto's finest food trucks, live music, and more! You will also be able to enjoy cocktail competitions, contests and games, all while sipping down refreshing ciders from the top producers in the country!!


I'll be painting LIVE during the event! 


September 26th, 12-22pm at  Yonge-Dundas Square. 

More information about this event HERE


Art Battle 308 Toronto

It is official! I am gonna be competing at Art Battle 308 in Toronto!!! Come and watch me painting LIVE alongside other very talented artist on September 20 at The Great Hall Toronto. You get to choose the winner!!!!


Art Battle 308
Toronto, ON
The Great Hall
1087 Queen St West
Tuesday, September 20th

Doors open to public: 7:30pm
TICKET PRICE: Regular 20$/ 15$ Earlybird/ 10$ Students and Seniors w/ID


More details about this event HERE


RAW:Toronto presents BOLD

RAW:Toronto presents BOLD on Friday, September 11th, 2015 at Mod Club in Toronto, ON

Mod Club

722 College St
Toronto, ON M6G 1C5

You can support me and purchase your ticket to this event here!



Group show at Tantra Lounge (1157 St Clair Ave W, Торонто M6E 1B2)

September 10th, 7-11pm

More details about this event HERE


Group Show at ARTISANS AT WORK  galery

From July 3rd to August 1st, two of my Angel Artworks: "Seen" and "I Am Here" will be on display at Artisans At Work gallery.

Join us for the reception on June 3rd  at  7:30pm for some art, music and delicios snacks!

For more details clock HERE


 Cocoon Launch Party

Part sales, part marketing firm, part artist incubator; Cocoon is a brand new art community focused on highlighting Toronto talent and finding new ways to allow artists and art lovers to network through events and video storytelling.

I am going to be painting live durig the event and also you will be able to see and purchase some of y paintings!

Link to the event information here


The Artists' Network "Plein Air Art Challenge" 

I'll be a part of The Artists' Network "Plein Air Art Challenge" - part of this event taking place July 18th. Lot's of other things happening as well with the local businesses along Queen St. E, such as sidewalk sales, giveaways, and the Leslieville Bench Launch! I hope weather will be nice for all of us to enjoy this event:)

Location: Leslieville ~ Queen St. East (just West of Logan to just East of Greenwood), Toronto, Ontario


ETA AWARDS #ThrivingArtist Pre-Show 

ETA Awards ‪#‎ThrivingArtist‬ Pre-Show VOTING STARTS June 1st!!!! ( JUNE 1-29)Please help me to get in the TOP 10 Emerging Toronto Artists by voting for me using your FB page! You can support me and vote for me by clicking on this  ➡️  link 


DARK ROOM 4.0 ( Part of Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival)

I am proud to announe that we made it to official exhibition that is a part of  Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival .

One of our collaborative artworks with photographer Stephen Milne " Eve: Entangled " is going to be on display at the GALLERY 918 from May 8th - May 29th, 2015.


DARK ROOM 4.0 ( Preview and public voting)

Couple months ago I had a chance to collaborate with absolutely incredible photographer Stephen Milne, who at that moment was exploring the story of Eve and Eden through the combination of human and nature forms. His works are unique, mysterious, emotional , spiritual and very symbolic, he shows beauty in the ways I have never seen before! 

Three of our collaborative artworks are gonna be shown at DARK ROOM 4.0 preview and public voting show on APRIL 23 from noon to 11pm at GALLERY 918.

On this show you can VOTE on which picture will represent the gallery at the upcoming Scotia Bank CONTACT Photography Show. Your opinion matters! 

We will very much appreciate your support!


ART BATTLE 266 Toronto

Now it is official! I am gonna be competing at Art Battle 266 in Toronto!!! I'm very excited and a little bit scared!!!!! 
Come and watch me painting LIVE alongside other very talented artist on April 28 at The Great Hall Toronto. You get to choose the winner!!!!


Art Battle 266 - Toronto
Tuesday, April 28th 
Doors at 730pm
Painting starts at 8pm

The Great Hall
1087 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

Tickets $20 / Earlybird $15
Students/Seniors $10
More details here





"The Language Of Art" solo show by Vera Malitskaya

Location: OUT/AUT Gallery of Modern Art.

823 Saint Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B9 (unit C)

Date: Saturday February 24th 2018, 6pm -11pm

Allan's Artists by PineRidge Art Council

Location: McLean Community Centre

Opening reception: January 12th 7-9pm
















The Independents Show

"The New Generation"

Location: Pop-up Gallery, 1340 Queen street west

Date: July 13-18th 2017

Opening reception: July 13th 7-11pm

Art Heals Group Art Exhibition 2017

Location: Aurora Cultural Centre

Date: March 11 - May 6 2017

Opening reception: March 17th 6-8pm

Allan's Artists by PineRidge Art Council

Location: McLean Community Centre

Date: January 3 - February 6 2017

Opening reception: January 6th 7-9pm


The Mahler Collaborations

Location: Ontario Shores centre for mental health sciences

Date: November 7th - December 4th 2016

Opening reception: November 11th 6-8pm

Ghosts in the Machine Halloween Art Party

Virtual Reality Art Performance

Location: Northern Contemporary Art Gallery

Date: October 29th 8pm-2am, 2016

ETA Awards 2016

Location: District 28 events

Date: October 21-22nd 2016

Opening reception: October 21st 7pm-1am

EmergingTorontoArtists Preshow

Location: Super Wonder Gallery

Date: September 23-24th 2016

Opening reception: September 23rd 7pm-1am

Toronto's First Virtual Reality Art Show

Location: NightOwl Toronto

Date: July 28th 6pm-1am 2016


Art Heals Group Art Exhibition 2016

Come on out to the opening reception of Art Heals, a group exhibition focusing on the healing power of art, curated by Allan O'Marra.

Location: The Gallery at Ontario Shores

Date: June 3rd, 18:00 - 20:00

REversion 2016 - A Figurative & Portrait Group Art Exhibition

Double Opening Reception: Friday April 29th, 8pm - 2am; Saturday April 30th, 8pm - 2am

FACE-OFF Live Portrait Painting Competition & Silent Auction

Dress code: Snazzy, Sexy, Artistically ExcentricExhibition Runs from April 28th - May 2nd, 2016

Gallery Hrs from 2pm - 8pm

Enjoy an Evening of Captivating Artwork, Hors d'oevres, Music & Artistic Entertainment!

Location: Super Wonder Gallery 876 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario M6G 1M5


DINNER AND A PARTY "The Art Showdown" - Live Painting competition

Saturday March 26, 2016 
DINNER AND A PARTY! Presents: The Art Showdown!
Witness a group of highly-talented local artists square off in LIVE Paint off starting at 10pm. Come for dinner and stay for the party!


&Company Resto Bar

295 Enfield Place, Mississauga L5B 3J4


Art Battle 376 - Toronto

Art Battle Toronto returns to The Great Hall for an amazing night of live competitive painting! We have an awesome group of painters for this event, many of them making their Art Battle's going to be a very inspiring evening, join us and be part of the fun!

Art Battle 376 - Toronto
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St West, Toronto, ON
Tickets $20 / Early Bird Online $15 / Students with ID $10
Get tickets online here:


ETA #ThrivingArtist Raffle!

March 11 - March 31

The ETA is super excited to present our first ever ETA #ThrivingArtistRaffle !
We thought, what would be a wonderful way to encourage art lovers around the world to get involved in supporting emerging artists, even if they can't afford to buy their artwork?...
With this special event, you have the oppertunity to own 1 of 8 artworks by Toronto based artists, valued from $100-$300. 

To participate, visit the ticket link above, or at: to donate a minimum of only - $5 - to be entered to win! Odds are approx. 1 in 40 (and we will update the current odds as we progress) - you get 1 name entry per $5 donation. Your donations are split among the participating artists!

On March 31, we will be drawing for -8- winners at random, via a live video stream with our participating artists Vera Malitskaya, Andres Silvera, Chelsea Vachon, Sky Anderson, Tanya Solonyka, Kofi Frempong, Amanda Maccagnan and FotoFlares. These 8 people will be awarded one of our beautiful original artworks! See the artworks here:


Shades of White group art exhibition

Opening reception February 26  2016, 7pm-10pm at Tantra Lounge (1157 St Clair Ave W, M6E 1B2)


In the spirit of winter, let's exhibit shades of white. White is the colour of innocence and purity. What does white mean to you? Snow flakes. Winter. Skating rink. Ski slopes. Mountain tops. Pearls. Seashells. Seagulls. Swans. The moon. Stars. A bride's dress. Lilies. White roses. Clouds. Old lace. Paper. A phantom. 
The possibilities are endless. 
Come check out the work by a group of talented local artists and see how they interpret the shades of white!

Opening night: February 26, 7-10pm
Art exhibit, and live performances.
Exhibition will continue till the end of March.


Absurd Amour

#ABSURDAMOUR | February 14  2016, 3pm-7pm A Valentine's Show at Gallery 345!

Exhibiting artworks by 20+ Emerging Toronto Artists, inspired by LOVE, LUST & LOSS in varying degrees of absurdity. 

3pm - 5pm: Romeo's Open Mic, hosted by Mathew Edmondson
6pm - 7pm: Absurd Musical Seduction, by < 3 Barbara

Complimentary snacks/refreshments will be available at the event, plus cash bar, special LOVE GRAMS TABLE (with prints & mini artworks), musical performances and other surprise entertainment!

EVENT TICKETS | $15 at the door | $10 in advance, available online only


Art Battle 348!

Once again I'm going to be competing in live painting competition called Art Battle! 16 talented Toronto artists and only 1 winner!

Toronto, ON

The Great Hall- 1087 Queen St West

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Doors open to public: 7:30pm

TICKET PRICE: Regular 20$/ 15$ Earlybird/ 10$ Students and Seniors w/ID



En Route: Annual Juried Exhibition + BIG ART BOOK 2015

January 13 to 24, 2016 more details coming soon...  stay tuned ;) 


Allan's Artists group exhibition curated by Allan O'Marra 

Join us for opening reception at McLean Community Centre ( 95 Magill Drive, Ajax, ON) on January 8th 7-9pm for some cool art , snacks and friendly conversations! 


No Pants Art Show ft. FiftyTwo Pinups

Thurs January 7 , 7pm-2am (runs 'til Wed Jan 13)

Two floors of art without pants as a part of the 1st Annual No Pants Festival & Subway Ride 

Upstairs: An open-call group show exploring love, sexuality, the body and leg freedom. From Calvin & Hobbes to Michelangelo, the range of art celebrating pants hate is wide.

Downstairs: Mi Manchi. Inspired by erotic postcards she found at an estate sale from turn of the century France, boudoir photographer Paddy Jane's photographs are backlit and printed on canvas, displayed in hand-made and vintage frames, the room giving a feeling of walking into someone's boudoir.


#Hashtag Gallery 
830 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON, M6J 1V3



"The Language Of Art"
Allan's Artists 2018
Art Heals
Saturday March 26th 2016
Saturday November 21st 2015
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RAW Toronto : BOLD . Vera Malitskaya
Cocoon Borderless Art Exchange
ETA Awards #ThrivingArtist Pre-Show
Art Battle 266 - Toronto
Cultural Expressions Art Gallery
Stevenson Farm B&B and Harvest Spa
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