A very special thank-you to our Gold Sponsor Rumi Galleries located in Mississauga, Ontario for sponsoring The East Meets West Celebrity Winemaker’s Dinner at 3 S’s Restaurant Sept 22nd, 2011. For tickets click here. Enriching an underprivileged child’s life through creative and artistic expression. Proven to build confidence and life skills, ArtHouse, the charitable organization offers cost free programs serving children regardless of socio economic status. Established in 1981, Rumi Galleries is one of Eastern North America’s premier galleries specializing in 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th century antiques and fine art. With locations in Ontario, Canada and Connecticut, USA and provides clients with exceptional service and taking pride in offering only the highest quality antiques and fine art.
With a vast inventory and extensive show space we have something to suit all tastes, ensuring a visit to either of our locations will be a pleasant one. Our outstanding online gallery provides the opportunity to view our full inventory, regardless of its location. We invite you to call upon our expertise when selecting antiques or fine art for your personal collection. Up coming exhibits at Rumi Galleries October 1st-15th Nicholas Malcolm Nicholas Malcolm was born in 1958. Following in his father’s footsteps Nicholas began working as an apprentice in the family’s real estate business. After two years of studying economics at McMaster University, Nicholas took on the role of designing and developing residential spaces. It was during this period that he discovered his passion for fine art, experimenting with colour and design while painting all forms of walls, balconies, apartment complexes and houses. In 2007 Nicholas set up his own private studio and began to express himself through a series of experimental works. His current series is a development of his living experience and follows in the footsteps of the Automatists.
November 12th – 26th Sonja Hidas Sonja Hidas was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1968. She studied Illustration and Design at Dawson College, Montreal, 1985-88. Sonja received recognition provincially in 2007 when her work was selected for the cover of Community Matters by Community Arts Ontario. In 2008 she was awarded grants by the Ontario Arts Council and The City of Mississauga for Hot Box Mississauga, a multi-arts community installation for the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the historic Mississauga Train Derailment and Evacuation of 1979. In 2009 Sonja was mentored by Reinhard Reitzenstein as part of the Burlington Sculpture Mentorship project. She continues to work with him on HotBox Joshua Creek, an outdoor educational program located at the Joshua Creek Heritage and Arts Centre, that will produce environmentally-friendly and site specific installations in Oakville, Ontario.
Rumi Galleries are located at 55 Woodlawn Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario L5G 3K7 905-274-3616