N3XT Art Competition

Cattails in Red, Lake of Bays, Ontario, Canada, 2020

I’m very excited that my piece, “Cattails in Red”, in a large 5 foot wide size, has been accepted into the national Canadian art competition, N3XT, at the historic Arts and Letters Club of Toronto. The theme this year is Canadian Unity. “A field of cattails in red meander along a snow-covered lake. A state… Continue reading N3XT Art Competition

Peter Dušek – “Reaching” – Accepted into the Government of Ontario Art Collection {Canadian Art}

Reaching, Hockley Valley, Ontario, Canada, 2016

I’m excited that my piece, “Reaching”, will be accepted into the Government of Ontario Art Collection at the Archives of Ontario. The Government of Ontario Art Collection was the first publicly funded art collection in Canada. Dating from 1853, it currently numbers over 2,700 original works of art. Many of these works can be found… Continue reading Peter Dušek – “Reaching” – Accepted into the Government of Ontario Art Collection {Canadian Art}

RMG Exposed 2019

On the evening of November 9, 2019, I will have a piece, Paynter’s Bay, as part of the Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery (Oshawa) fund-raising fine art photography auction, RMG Exposed. The proceeds of the sales will go to the support of free arts programming for kids, families, and those who face obstacles accessing art. Tickets… Continue reading RMG Exposed 2019

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

Headwaters Inspired Profile: Peter Dušek

I’m excited and honoured to have been selected to represent Photography and art on “Headwaters Inspired”, a website created by our tourism association, Headwaters Tourism, which features notable arts, culture, and heritage champions of the region. Here is my Headwaters Inspired page: https://headwatersinspired.ca/inspirations/headwaters-inspired-people/headwaters-inspired-profile-peter-dusek/

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RMG Exposed 2017 at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa

The jury has selected two of my prints, out of 466 entries, to be 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. This is a chance for people… Continue reading RMG Exposed 2017 at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa

Society of Canadian Artists 49th Open International Exhibition

            I am proud to have two pieces –  Cattail Party and Dunedin Crest  – accepted into the Society of Canadian Artists 49th Open International Exhibition, which will run from September 7 to 17, at the Papermill Gallery at the historic Todmorden Mills heritage site in Rosedale, Toronto. Todmorden Mills is located… Continue reading Society of Canadian Artists 49th Open International Exhibition