What We're Up To

Shary Boyle Donates Sculpture to Save Inspirations

BIG NEWS!: Celebrated contemporary artist Shary Boyle has donated the first of an elegant new porcelain edition to support our campaign to save Inspirations Studio. Boyle’s piece, entitled “Baubo Inverted,” will be offered as a thank you gift to the next donor who contributes $5,000 to the crowdsourcing campaign to rescue the endangered Studio. The Canada Helps campaign […]

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Studio Sale & Open House

Our December Studio Sale and Open House is fast approaching – Dec 1 – 3 in our present location at 2480 Dundas West. The studio will be open till 6 pm on the Friday, till 5 on the Saturday and on Sunday till 4.

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What Inspirations means to me!

We asked the members of Inspirations Studio what the program means to them. Here are some of their thoughts

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The Toronto Star

Members of Inspirations Studio were interviewed by Samantha Beattie of the Toronto Star. The article about our present situation was published October 5 and can be found here. The Star site has also hosted a video of one of the members talking about her involvement with Inspirations Studio    

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Save Inspirations Studio from Closure

We are asking for the public’s support in our crowdfunding campaign  and for leads on potential partner agencies and funding opportunities.  Our campaign will raise funds for rent and studio supplies so the members can continue to access a creative space, generate income and maintain a sense of meaning and purpose. As one member told […]

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Pottery Classes

Inspirations Studio offers pottery classes to the public as a way to raise funds to support our work with women living in poverty. The next series will start Sunday October 22-November 19. This 5 week class runs from noon to 3 and is $225. There will also be a second series which will run Tuesday evenings. The class […]

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Summer at Inspirations Studio

Our showroom will be open our regular hours for the summer, with the exception of long weekends.  We will be closed the Saturday of all long weekends. Our regular hours are 11 to 4 Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 11 to 5 Thursdays and Fridays. Happy Summer everyone!

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Inspirations Pottery Planters

We have succulents and orchids planted into some of our small pots – these would make great Teacher Gifts!  

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Spring Pottery Sale May 12 – 14

Our Spring Pottery Sale will take place in our studio at 2480 Dundas West on the weekend of Mother’s Day May 12th, 13th and 14th.  The sale starts at noon each day and ends at 6 on Friday, at 5 on Saturday and 4 on Sunday.

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The Cart Project at the Gardiner Museum

The Cart Project is a collaboration with the Ocadu Industrial Design program and the members of Inspirations Studio. The students researched and designed several carts for the display and transportation of our pottery. Some of the designs, macquettes and life size models will be showcased in the lobby of the Gardiner Museum on April 8th & 9th. […]

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