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KIRSCH Returns To McMichael As Best In Show

October 15th, 2015

KIRSCH Returns To McMichael As Best In Show

The 25th Anniversary of the Canadian McMichael Collection's Annual Fall Art Show and Sale returns this October 23-25th, 2015, with Kenneth Kirsch coming back for the sixth time. This time Ken returns as "Best in Show" and is the feature artist in the front Grand Lobby entrance!
Ken is preparing a very special series of Georgian Bay paintings, exclusively premiering for this McMichael event.

Artist Follows Long Road

May 4th, 2015

Artist Follows Long Road

Rachel Levy Sarfin
Toronto
Correspondent

When Ken Kirsch was in
Grade 1, his teacher asked the students to draw the street where they lived. Kirsch drew the picture as though he were standing at the end of the street. At the far end of the picture the houses looked smaller and the road narrowed into a distant point.
“My teacher freaked out,” he
recounted. She held it up for the whole class to see and explained that Kirsch had drawn a perspective painting, something most 6 year olds can’t do.
Over the years, Kirsch continued to be interested in art.

By Grade 6, he was responsible for the backdrops in school plays. After high school (and a brief stint in the insurance industry), he enrolled in Seneca
College’s graphic design program.
As a student at Seneca,
Kirsch gained an appreciation
for painting, although he set it
aside to pursue a career in advertising.

The Toronto native
had a successful career in the...

KIRSCH Painting The Picture Of A Seneca Alum

May 4th, 2015

KIRSCH Painting The Picture Of A Seneca Alum

Seneca College of Design
Alumni Article of "Recognition and Distinction"
October 2014

"Painting the Picture of a Seneca Alum"

"Growing up in Toronto, Ontario, Kenneth M Kirsch always had a special talent, eye, and general feel for creating art. It was something that was instilled in him at a young age.

Featured on his website is a report card with a note from his grade six teacher, stating “I hope that Ken will find many opportunities in the future to develop his outstanding artistic ability. He is exceptionally gifted in this area”.

Ken was enrolled in Design Arts in the late 70’s, it is now called the Graphic Design program. He went on to a successful career in graphic design and advertising with institutions such as, The T. Eaton Company (Eaton’s), The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), and Gray Coach Lines Ltd.

Ken also opened Pinpoint Design Studios which became an industry leader in Toronto. After a merger and acquisition with...

Kirsch Receives Best In Show At McMichael Canadian Art Collections Autumn Art Show And Sale

May 4th, 2015

Kirsch Receives Best In Show At McMichael Canadian Art Collections Autumn Art Show And Sale

McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Volunteer Committee Announcement today;

“Kenneth Kirsch was this year’s Best In Show as top selling artist.
Congratulations Ken!”

"This year’s Top 10 is as follows: Kenneth Kirsch, Doris Pontieri, Neil Sternberg, Floyd Elzinga, Michele Van Maurik, Jeremy Browne, Melanie Gausden, Deborrah Jolly, Mark Berens, and Jack Zhou. Our Top Sculptor was Beverley Stewart. Congratulations to you all.”

KIRSCH Makes Cut For McMichael Galleries 24th Annual Fall Show And Sale

September 16th, 2014

KIRSCH Makes Cut For McMichael Galleries 24th Annual Fall Show And Sale

October 24-26, 2014 Kleinberg, ON - Canadian Fine Artist Kenneth M. Kirsch (juried in at Top Ten in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013), exhibited his latest paintings at the past McMichael Volunteers Autumn Art Show and Sale. Every October, the McMichael hosts this prestigious Autumn Art Sale, a major fundraiser for the McMichael Volunteer Committee, featuring original work from 50 of Canada’s most talented painters and sculptors. The work on display is selected from over 200 submissions and is offered for sale for three days only. Over 250 Artists & Sculptors applied to be a part of this year’s Volunteer run Art Sale, and it’s gratifying to see how many talented individuals there are out there. Our jury had the unbelievably difficult task of selecting the cream of the crop, and we’re pleased to announce the results. Thanks to all those who applied, and congratulations to those who made it in. We hope to see all of you at next year’s show.

Three Award Winning Toronto Historic Artists Unite

June 26th, 2014

Three Award Winning Toronto Historic Artists Unite

Artists Kenneth M Kirsch, Dave Rheaume and Ross Rheaume come together to show off some of their Historic Toronto paintings.
Brought together by the same passion of creating colour and life to the old "black and white" images of Toronto past. Recreating the sights and feel of our great city's past for all the present to enjoy. Truly a unique event!

Taking place at Toronto's Historic "Montgomery's Inn"
4709 Dundas Street West
July 3-31, 2014

Opening Gala Evening Thursday July 3rd 7-9 PM.
Open to the Public Free admission.
Show run's through July 31.

Meet Toronto's most noted Historian, Author and Radio Personality Mike Filey at the Gala Opening Evening 7-9 PM!

KIRSCH Juried In The Top 10 At McMichael Collection Autumn Art Sale

January 27th, 2014

KIRSCH Juried In The Top 10 At McMichael Collection Autumn Art Sale

October 18-20, 2013
Toronto, ON - Canadian Fine Artist Kenneth M. Kirsch (juried Top Ten at McMichael in 2009, 2010 and 2011), exhibited his latest paintings at the past McMichael Volunteers Autumn Art Show and Sale.

Every October, the McMichael hosts this prestigious Autumn Art Sale, a major fundraiser for the McMichael Volunteer Committee, featuring original work from 50 of Canada’s most talented painters and sculptors. The work on display is selected from over 200 submissions and is offered for sale for three days only.

Over 250 Artists & Sculptors applied to be a part of this year’s Volunteer run Art Sale, and it’s gratifying to see how many talented individuals there are out there. Our jury had the unbelievably difficult task of selecting the cream of the crop, and we’re pleased to announce the results.
Thanks to all those who applied, and congratulations to those who made it in. We hope to see all of you at next year’s show.

Robert Bateman Reviews And Endorses Kirsch

November 21st, 2011

Robert Bateman Reviews And Endorses Kirsch

Canadian Fine Artist Kenneth M. Kirsch met with Canadian (Icon) Wildlife Artist Robert Bateman on Sunday November 20, 2011 at the Select Gallery in Newmarket Ontario.
"Meeting Mr. Bateman and having him review and endorse my work was something I had always dreamed of happening!"




Kirsch Makes FAA Cover Twice In One Year

January 16th, 2011

Kirsch Makes FAA Cover Twice In One Year

Canadian Fine Artist Kenneth M. Kirsch has once again made the front page of Fine Art America this past December and January.
This is TWICE in one year!

Considering FAA has over 49,000 artists and features over 1 million pieces of artwork,
twice in one year is certainly the greatest compliment one can receive.

Once again I`d like to thank FAA for the opportunity to show and sell my works WORLDWIDE!

Thank You!

Ken Kirsch

KIRSCH At McMichael Collection Autumn Art Sale

October 2nd, 2010

KIRSCH At McMichael Collection Autumn Art Sale

Canadian Fine Artist Kenneth M. Kirsch (voted Top Ten at McMichael in 2009), will be exhibiting his latest paintings at the Autumn Art Show and Sale this month.

Every October, the McMichael hosts this prestigious Autumn Art Sale, a major fundraiser for the McMichael Volunteer Committee, featuring original work from 50 of Canada’s most talented painters and sculptors. The work on display is selected from over 200 submissions and is offered for sale for three days only.

Over 200 Artists & Sculptors applied to be a part of this year’s Volunteer run Art Sale, and it’s gratifying to see how many talented individuals there are out there. Our jury had the unbelievably difficult task of selecting the cream of the crop, and we’re pleased to announce the results. Thanks to all those who applied, and congratulations to those who made it in. We hope to see all of you at this year’s show.

Congratulations as well to last year’s top artists. Peter Rotter was Best in Show,...

 

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