Markham Group of Artists


The Markham Group of Artists has been a vibrant community of artists in the Markham area since 1981. The group includes artists from beginners to professionals, working in a variety of media and styles. Learn all about us

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Membership for 2017-2018

The new season of the Markham Group of Artists promises to be filled with exciting opportunities, with more Members' Days than ever before, and an impressive lineup of workshops.  There will be plenty of opportunities to engage with other eager artists through lectures, demonstrations, critiques, murals projects, figure drawing, and, of course, shows.

If you have never been a member of the Markham Group of Artists, read about all the benefits of membership here. For further information, please contact Rose Lin or  Sally D'Mello

Don't delay. The fee for the new season is $80.

Join now 

Edward Abela October

Members' Day Meeting Wednesday, October 4

Join Edward Abela for a demonstration of Plein Air painting.

Edward has been a member of MGA for many years. He paints plein air on a regular basis, here in Canada and in Arizona. He has run a couple of plein air workshops in the past and will be drawing on his many years of experience.

Join us for Edward's demo, then sign up for his Plein Air workshop.

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2017 Workshops






Oct 11 2017

Plein Air Workshop with Edward Abela

$40 Members


$50 Non Members

November 14 and 15, 2017

Kal Honey:Resuscitation of Old Paintings

  $85 Members


$105 Non Members


Spring 2017 Juried Show

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The show is now posted to our website. Click on "Shows" in the index to visit.

To view photos of the Opening Reception, click here.

Ontario Trillium Foundation

The Markham Group of Artists recognizes the support of The Ontario Trillium Foundation.  Our group is very honoured to be awarded a grant which will assist us with many initiatives. Stay tuned for more details.


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Audra's Show


Save the Date!


There will be an Art Show  and Sale of the works of 

Audra Noble (1951-2016) 

Wednesday, November 8 to Sunday, November 12, 

from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.  


Audra Noble in red


The Opening Reception will be on Thursday, November 9 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  


The venue is the Kathleen Gormley McKay Art Centre, 197 Main Street, Unionville, L3R 2G8


Note: All profits from any sales will be donated to The Canadian Diabetes Association and The Frederick Horseman Varley Art Gallery.


Noble invitation

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