Lazarus is selected to be one of just 20 artists from across Canada to paint live to compete for the National Championship title. July 2014

Lazarus is selected to be one of just 20 artists from across Canada to paint live to compete for the National Championship title. July 2014

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New Gallery show, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. July/August 2014

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Lazarus’ painting “Simcoe Squall” was chosen for Georgian Life Magazine’s February 2014 issue, distributed throughout Ontario’s Georgian Triangle region.

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"Escarpment Road"

“Escarpment Road”

TOM THOMSON ART GALLERY, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. JANUARY 2011: Lazarus Ioannou’s painting “Escarpment Road” ( now owned by a private collector) has been selected for exhibition at the Tom Thomson Gallery’s 48th Annual “CONVERGENCE: Juried Exhibition of Fine Art” . It was open to all Ontario artists, leading the jury to select from close to 300 works of art to “reward excellence and innovation in artistic production…..this annual show ‘takes the pulse’ of artmaking in the region, looking for work that exemplifies what makers are thinking about – contemporary artists’ concerns, working methods, and methods of exploration”.

The Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception is Sunday, January 16 at 2 pm. The show runs from Jan.14 – Mar.20, 2011.

http://www.tomthomson.org/exhibition.php?ExhibitionID=151

OWEN SOUND ART BANNER 2010: May 2010. Lazarus Ioannou’s painting “Night Light” will soon grace the streets of downtown Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.

For the 2nd year in a row, Laz’s work has been juried to participate in this city’s’Downtown Improvement Area’ Art Banner Project, which will feature a selection of local artists’ work on streetside banners to help promote the cultural heritage of this region and beautify the environment.
The banners will be displayed from May 2010 to May 2011, at which point they will be distributed to lucky donors and patrons of the arts that helped support the project. www.artbanner.ca

Lazarus is now a member of OWEN SOUND ARTISTS’ CO-OP:

Feb. 2010. Artist Lazarus Ioannou has been invited to join the select group of esteemed and accomplished artists and artisans of the Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op, in Ontario, Canada. The Artists’ Co-op was formed in 1994 to offer public exposure for the many fine artists in Grey-Bruce Counties, with their storefront gallery housing a treasure of unique Canadian art. 279 10th Street East, Owen Sound, ON, Canada N4K 1S4 (519) 371 0479 www.osartistsco-op.com

THE PAINTER & THE POTTER SHOW at Mudtown Pottery, Owen Sound:

November 2009.

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OWEN SOUND ART BANNER PROJECT:

Aug. 2009/May 2010.

osartbannerLazarus Ioannou’s painting “Snow Crow Storm” will soon grace the streets of Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.

His work has been juried to participate in this city’s inaugural ‘Downtown Improvement Association’ Art Banner Project, which will feature a selection of local artists’ work on streetside banners to help promote the cultural heritage of this region and beautify the environment.
The banners will be displayed from late August 2009 to May 2010, at which point they will be distributed to lucky donors and patrons of the arts that help supported the project.
An opening reception/brunch will be held at the Owen Sound Farmer’s Market on Sun. Aug. 30th from 1-3pm, where artists, donors, and the public can meet and celebrate this wonderful display of the arts.

Lazarusi GALLERY SHOP now open!

Visit www.lazarusi.etsy.com to purchase select artwork online (including delivery) from the portfolio of Lazarus Ioannou. Soon to come to the shop: limited edition prints, smaller works, and specials. www.lazarusi.etsy.com

Laz at the TOM THOMSON GALLERY’S ‘FINE CRAFT SALE’:

Nov. 21-23/2008. Friday, Nov. 21, 5pm-9pm/ Saturday, Nov. 22, 10am -5 pm/ Sunday, Nov. 23, 12pm-4pm.

***Laz will be offering dozens of ‘giftable’ hand-painted originals ranging from 5x7inch to 8x10inch canvases at $50-$100, as well as larger works for $200+. ….
Hope to see you there. Peace, Laz.***
Featuring the best in art, this event showcases the work of painter Lazarus Ioannou as well as other artisans of various media from this region and away: distinctive jewellery, hand-blown glass, one-of-a-kind pottery, holiday ornaments, hand-knit sweaters, gourmet food and much more….just in time for the holidays. Everyone is welcome. Admission is $2.00. Tom Thomson Art Gallery 840 First Ave. West, Owen Sound, ON., Canada. 519-376-1932
www.tomthomson.org

Lazarus is now represented by LEVEL GALLERY:

Sep. 2008. Artist Lazarus Ioannou has been invited to join the roster of amazing Canadian landscape/nature artists of LEVEL GALLERY in Collingwood, to be exclusively represented in the ‘Georgian Triangle’. Look for news of upcoming shows for Fall/Winter 2008/2009. Level Gallery, 23 Hurontario St., Collingwood, Ontario, Canada. 705-444-0047 www.levelgallery.ca

Lazarus is now a Member of Southampton Art Gallery:

July 2008. Artist Lazarus Ioannou has been officialy juried in by the resident artists and Members of the Board to become their newest exhibiting member of the historic Southampton Gallery & Art School. Laz is proud to accept their representation, and hopes to become an integral part of this cultural institution. Look for his artwork on display and for sale by Aug.1/2008. 201 High St. Southampton, Ontario, Canada 1-800-806-8838 www.theartschool.org

SUMMER 2008 ART EVENTS:

Lazarus’ work will be featured at the following events:

June 7/08 “Up Your Alley” -Outdoor Art Show & Sale, Southampton Gallery, 201 High St. Southampton, ON. 10am-4pm Info: 519-797-5068

June 21-22/08 “Shoreline Artists Studio Tour” -visit Laz and several other artisans in their studios around Bruce/Grey County, tour maps and info distributed at local Tourist Info locations. Sat. and Sun. 10am-4pm. Contact Laz for his directions or info.

July 25-26/08 “Saugeen Artists Co Op 2nd Annual Art Show & Sell” -indoor Art sale during Hanover “Sights and Sounds Festival”, downtown at the IWA Hall, 405 10th St., Hanover ON. N4N 1P7. Fri.Jul.25 6-10pm, Sat.Jul.26 10am-4pm

Aug. 2/08 “Art On the Fence” -Outdoor Art Show & Sale, Chantry Breezes B&B, 107 High St. Southampton, ON. 9am-2pm

Aug.15-17/08 “Shoreline Artists Annual Art Show & Sale” -Sauble Beach Community Centre, Sauble Beach, ON. Info: 519-422-2521

“Visionary Award” at Southampton Gallery:

On Friday, April 11, 2008, Laz made his northern art debut at the Southampton Gallery’s 6th Annual ‘Feast For the Eyes’ juried art gala, in Southampton, Ontario, Canada. His painting Oliphorest Tree Bird’was selected from over 150 submissions to be honoured with the coveted “Visionary Award” by esteemed judges Rachel Monckton (Collections Manager for Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound), and local established artists Jean Francis and Gary McLaughlin.

• a Robin’s nest outside Lazarusi Studios, June 2008 •

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