Ted Basciano • Mar 10-May 5


Carve Me a Picture, Darling: Mosaics & Prints
Mar 10-May 5 2018
Opening Reception Sat Mar 10, 6-10pm


Ted Basciano had his first solo art exhibit at the age of 16. Now at almost 30 solo exhibits, he brings his art to Mills Hardware.

Since 1984, Basciano has worked in 4 mediums: Small soapstone and serpentine sculptures, print, watercolour pencil drawings, and mosaic wall sculptures. With a degree in fine arts from McMaster University, the artist went on to earn a teaching degree in Windsor, Ontario, and from there onward to Korea to teach English and work in guest houses.

Having worked with cultural institutions such as the Carnagie Gallery, Dundas valley School of Art, Hamilton Military Museum, Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology, Hamilton Artists Inc., & Staircase Cafe Theatre, Basciano now brings his next show to Mills Hardware.

Echo Artist Talks: Jody Joseph • Nov 17

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Thu Nov 17, 2016 / 7:00pm doors, 7:30pm talk / Free

Chicago-born, Dundas-based painter-collagist Jody Joseph talks about her paintings and collages rooted in the quarter-century she has spent as an student, painter, teacher & resident of  Montecastello di Vibio, a small hill town in Umbria, Italy. The works form the exhibition Montecastello a Memoria, running Nov 18-Dec 18 at Gallery on the Bay.  

Echo Artist Talks is a project of the Hamilton Arts Council’s Visual Arts Committee that provides a forum for both local and visiting artists exhibiting in Hamilton galleries to share their experiences with the local community. Hosted monthly at Mills Hardware, each talk includes a Q&A session and opportunity for informal networking before and after the talk, with a cash bar available. Doors open at 7pm in advance of the start of the artist’s talk at 7:30pm.

The next Echo Artist Talk, featuring sculptor Paul Cvetich, will take place Thursday January 19, presented by the McMaster Museum of Art.