Peter Dušek: OSA President’s Medal 2019 Recipient

I am truly honoured to be the recipient of the 2019 OSA President’s Medal, an award in recognition of artistic excellence and outstanding service to the Ontario Society of Artists. The OSA is Canada’s longest continuing art society, founded in 1872, and being a part of that great history is humbling. I am proud to… Continue reading Peter Dušek: OSA President’s Medal 2019 Recipient

Winner of the Best Landscape Award at RMG Exposed 2017 at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa

I am honoured to have received the Best Landscape Award at the RMG Exposed 2017 public art auction at the at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ontario. The live and silent auction is an annual fundraiser in support of free arts programming in Durham Region. I would also like to thank the bidders and buyers of… Continue reading Winner of the Best Landscape Award at RMG Exposed 2017 at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa

McMichael Gallery People’s Choice Award Winner

Thanks to everyone who voted – my photograph, Island Lake Dusk, has won the People’s Choice Award at the Ontario Greenbelt / McMichael Canadian Art Collection gallery / Professional Photographers of Canada  photo contest showcasing the waterways of Ontario’s Greenbelt. The photograph will be part of a travelling exhibition that will start at the McMichael gallery in March.

Society of Canadian Artists

I am excited and honoured to say the I have been accepted as an Elected Member into the Society of Canadian Artists, Canada’s national art organization dedicated to expanding the visibility and stature of the visual arts. I had two pieces as a guest in an SCA open exhibition earlier this year and look forward… Continue reading Society of Canadian Artists

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Juror’s Comments for OSA Honourable Mention Award

The following descriptive text about Reaching was written for the Ontario Society of Artists Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works by juror Anja Karisik from the Loch Gallery in Toronto: “The third prize goes to the photographer who captured a lone tree standing stoically in a snowy white foreground. It is a tranquil, elegant, and sophisticated… Continue reading Juror’s Comments for OSA Honourable Mention Award

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Ontario Society of Artists 143rd Juried Exhibition Award {Contemporary Art}

I was very honoured last night to receive the Curry’s Award for “Kung Fu Doodle” (an 8×8″ archival pigment print framed to 17×21″, edition 1 of 10), at the OSA‘s 143rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, “Suspension & Motion”, at the John B. Aird gallery at 900 Bay Street Toronto. The exhibition will be open from… Continue reading Ontario Society of Artists 143rd Juried Exhibition Award {Contemporary Art}

ASMP Best of 2015 {Canadian Photographer}

I am very proud and honoured that I have been selected as one of the twenty-four “Best of 2015” photographers by the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), the premier trade association for the world’s most respected photographers, founded in 1944 with 7,000 members in over 30 countries. I also feel humbled to stand with… Continue reading ASMP Best of 2015 {Canadian Photographer}