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Print Exchange 2.0

December 08, 2019

LunchMoneyPrint's Print Exchange 2020 is mailing deadline is coming up soon, and I finally picked a design from my recent Headlands series - highlights from this year: Dublin's Long Room, Star Finder, and endless spiraling thoughts. What a year

A then B

December 05, 2019

Exciting new collaborative project ahead - "A then B", curated by AJ Nayake & Alexis Venerus!

A then B is a group of Toronto based artists working in a variety of mediums 

At the part A reception the artists will be taking each others pieces and implementing changes, using them to spark ideas for new projects and opening up to collaboration. The body of work will have the same foundation but be ultimately changed by the B reception.

Grab-a-Slice gallery : where

12.17.2019-01.12.2020 : when

12.18.2019 : A reception

01.08.2020 : B reception


November 22, 2019

Huge success at StopGap Foundation Gala last night, Ramp Up 2019! All of the beautiful ramps were sold, lots of money raised, great time had by all. Thank you for having me this year, I'm glad to have contributed my artwork for the great cause! I am very proud of myself for receiving a descriptor "badass" for my ramp. Yes, badass is me.  


November 08, 2019

Happy to share that I will be participating in StopGap Foundation Annual FUNraiser event, RampUp 2019 by donating a ramp artwork for a silent auction. All proceeds go to support Stop Gap Foundation that creates more accessible spaces throughout the city and the country. Please join me at the event

November 21st  6:00PM

Artscape Wychwood Barns

601 Christie Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 4C7

CRUSH Centrefold

November 05, 2019

Happy to share that I have finally got my copy of CRUSH Zine in the mail, and it is beautiful! Huge thank you to the editor Kat Pruss, and Bi+ Arts Festival, Toronto, and all those who contributed and made it happened! It is very inspiring piece of work.

I am well chuffed to make the centrefold too, that I did not see coming. Thank you again

Print Exhange Continues

November 02, 2019

Print exchange artwork at City-Wide-Open-Studios Alternative Space weekend in New Haven, Connecticut! Wonderful people of Lunch Money Print are keeping it all alive!

Artspace - City-Wide-Open Studios

Alternative Space Weekend

Yale West Campus

100 West Campus Drive, Building 410 Orange, CT

Saturday and Sunday, November 2-3

12:00 - 18:00

Cyanotype Artist

October 11, 2019

I was testing out a new google search options for this website, and randomly came across a mention on UNCC blog about myself: "Nat Tcherniak is a Russian born artist working in Toronto, Canada, primarily with cyanotype. Her work focuses on the idea of a "Connective Tissue", which she emphasizes by mapping, layering, and Creating frames within her work. The concept behind them is her search for her own "psychological construction assembly"." 
I must say it is very well comprised short bio, I think I might use it myself from now on. Thank you Yasmine Royal

World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day, another day in my Mental Heath Awareness life. As you may know, I am huge advocate for mental health and attending to it, so I have created another variation on my "Headlands" series, with the Doors' lyrics, "ghosts crowd young child's fragile eggshell mind". To me, it's about those ghosts of the past, from your childhood, the inner demons that sit inside your head, still, and tell you what you SHOULD be. The battle is every day.

Also, I think beehive is me. And yes, there is a Doors song for every situation in life.

Autumn Sun

October 09, 2019

Catching beautiful autumn sunlight, starting on the Ireland collection, from my most recent trip. To quote my homegirl, "My heart is full of love and rock'n'roll".

World Cyanotype Day

September 28, 2019

Happy World Cyanotype Day! Today was rainy here in Toronto, so I have not been printing, however, it was still celebrated worldwide! I hope a lot of you have sent your flags to A Smith Gallery, because they are flying proud!

Bi Arts Festival

September 24, 2019

CRUSH is an annual publication celebrating and exploring the Bi+ experience and is printed in conjunction with the Toronto Bi Arts Festival. Its third edition features my work as well as an array of other fab bi artists. 

Unfortunately the festival has passed, but you happen to lay your eyes on Zine copy, you're in for a treat!

Five Elements

September 24, 2019

Very happy to share that my work is included in ';Five Elements" show at Neighbourhood Art Gallery of NUUC. The exhibition focuses on five elements: water, fire, earth, air, and spirit - I have chosen Water and Spirit with my edition of West Pier Ghosts and Walk into the Sea. 

Exhibition runs Sept 29 - Nov 17 

Opening reception: Oct 6th noon to 1pm

79 Hiawatha Road,

Toronto, Ontario M4L 2X7



August 13, 2019

World Cyanotype Day is coming  on September 28th this year!

The theme is Land/Sea/Sky - I got Lake Ontario as "sea", and star finder to navigate. 

My fellow artists, get your blues, and send in your flags:

A Smith Gallery 

103 N Nugent #175

P O Box 175

Johnson City, TX 78636

Dwell Time

July 31, 2019

Very happy to share that my piece entitled "Scattered Mental Blocks" (working title "Juanita") was published in an online magazine Dwell Time - Reflections on Mental Wellbeing.

Dwell Time is an arts publication reflecting on mental wellbeing produced in collaboration with Penistone Line Partnership. The publication will be distributed on the Penistone Line trains travelling from Huddersfield to Sheffield. Calling at: Huddersfield, Lockwood, Berry Brow, Honley, Brockholes, Stocksmoor, Shepley, Denby Dale, Penistone, Silkstone Common, Dodworth, Barnsley, Wombwell, Elsecar (limited stop), Chapeltown, Meadowhall and Sheffield.

Everybody has mental health just like physical health; whether considered in good shape or not, therefore everybody is eligible to contribute with reflections on these topics.

Moon Landing

July 22, 2019

Thank you all who made to Aga Khan Museum Moon Landing Festival this weekend - it was overall a great success!  Thank you those who bought our art, and those who took our business cards - looking forward to getting in touch with all of you!

Moon in sight

July 19, 2019

Getting excited for the Moon Landing Festival tomorrow, alongside with Tara Keens-Douglas, and many other artisan vendors. The heat warning of 43'C is kind of worrisome, but hopefully we can keep our cool. Hope to see you there!

Saturday and Sunday, July 20th & 21st
Noon to 6
Aga Khan Museum park


July 12, 2019

Very Happy to share that I will be part of IMPACT 2019 exhibition at Neilson Park Creative Centre!

July 22 - August 9th

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

56 Neilson Drive
Toronto, ON  M9C 1V7


Opening reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, July 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Moon Landing Festival

July 08, 2019

We are going to the Moon!! [Landing Festival] - happy to share that Tara and I will be manning a vendor tent at Aga Kahn Museum Park Moon Landing Festival! Come out and enjoy a fun weekend of music, food, art, dance, and artisan vendors!

July 20th and 21st (Satuday-Sunday)

Noon to 6pm


77 Wynford Drive, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1

Summer Emerging

June 26, 2019

Happy to share that my work has been accepted to Summer Emerging Artists exhibition at Gallery 1313 again this year. Yes, I just keep on emerging...

The exhibition runs July 3rd to 14th

Wednesday – Sunday, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm 
1313 Queen Street West Toronto, ON

Opening reception July 4th 6:30-9pm

Printmaking Show at GAS

June 24, 2019

It's time for the annual Printmaking Show at Gerrard Art Space - I am happy to have contributed 4 of my pieces, all loosely themed around "the Lake".


Show runs June 26th to July 14th

Opening Reception June 29th 3PM-6PM

Insahyt Catalog 700-779

May 29, 2019

I've participated in the first installment of Insahyt Catalog 700-779 by Alexus Projects this year - aside from the printed and online catalog the physical exhibition runs June 20 to 23rd. Hope to see you there

Opening Reception: THURSDAY June 20; 7pm onwards

Gallery Hours: June 21-23; 12-7pm

Location: 1785 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6N 1J6

AxA R4H Fundraiser

May 20, 2019

Ride for Heart is drawing near, and even though I'm not riding this year, I still support the cause. "Art by Architects" fundraiser, hosted by Diamond Schmitt at Longboat Hall (At Great Hall) will have 2 of my pieces. I hope you could all come out and support this great cause while looking and buying art!

Tuesday May 28th 7PM
$10 - Advance Tickets [RSVP your names to]

$15 - On the Door 
The Great Hall / Longboat Hall
1087 Queen St W. Toronto ON 

Love in Technicolor

May 06, 2019

More experiments, with spheres, stamps, colours, and combination thereof.

Tales from the Forest

April 29, 2019

Happy to share that my work will be included to Tales from the Forest online magazine, new issue coming out May 5th!

The Hand is Here

April 20, 2019

The Hand Magazine Issue 24 that includes a whole page of my Connective Tissue board is finally here! Hope you all had ordered your copy! And/or submitting to the next issue!


April 14, 2019

I was finally able to cyanotype on round surfaces with even exposure. Two things needed to happen - i had to peel off the film off the self-printed negative to have malleable one, and two - bring out my old record player outside! Success!


April 01, 2019

Very happy to share that I got selected to be part of "Place" exhibition at Wanderlife Gallery in Philadelphia, not with one, but TWO pieces! A new personal best! I am well chuffed and honoured!

Sticks in HAND

March 21, 2019

Happy to share that I made it into the Hand Magazine Issue 24, and as a sample page as well! My giant plywood board "Connective Tissue" debuted at Cedar Ridge last month is well represented now! I am very honoured and well chuffed!

New Batch

March 09, 2019

Finally a sunny Saturday, and that means all-day printing galore! Finally got around to making that David Hockey montage-homage of Sunnyside Bathing Pavilion! Now I just need new frames, after a very successful sale of my solo show O_o

Print Exchange

February 28, 2019

Last year I've joined Lunch Money Print's Print Exchange, and finally the wait is over! I've got my beautiful box of prints, with some of the most amazing artworks by international artists: Wendy MurraySilke GrotheAnna KonsonEric MillikinLinda WhitneyEllen Coleman IzzoNina JordanJoe Klaus, and Phoebe Barnum. I am very happy how everything worked out, and huge thanks to LMP for their hard work organizing this! Check out the entire gallery, those prints are selling fast! March 23rd they will be on display in Marquee Gallery in New London, CT. And of course, mine is also there.


February 24, 2019

Came back to experimenting with stamps and cyanotypes. Still early days

Blue|Bleu Impulse

February 14, 2019

Very happy to share that my two of my works has been accepted to be part of Blue|Bleu Impulse Exhibition at Propeller Gallery, and is on display right now! And one of which is NOT a cyanotype! The show runs till March 3rd, Reception Saturday Feb 16th, 2pm-5pm! Hope you can make it there!

Yes, I know, there are total of 37 of my works on display right now, in 3 different galleries. I didn't think it can be possible either. O_o

Psychogeography Recepton

February 10, 2019

Thank you all so much for coming to the reception - your support means a lot to me! We had a great turn out, the set up provided by Cedar Ridge was very lovely, and I already had quite a few sales! O_o 

Also, there were mentions in NOW Magazine, BlogTO, eLocalPost and I had no idea! Clearly, this is the event you don't want to miss!

Cyanotype Book

February 09, 2019

The long wait is over! Cyanotype: The Blueprint in Contemporary Practice (Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography) book is finally out, and it's incredible! Overwhelming amount of technical information and a great selection of contemporary artists - yes, I also made the list. Thank you Christina Z Anderson for all the hard work that went into it, and congratulations to everyone who was involved! 

Coming up!

February 05, 2019

Join me at the reception this Sunday Feb 10th, 1pm to 4pm, as we go on a non-linear journey through time and space

A Study in Psychogeography

January 30, 2019

My first solo exhibition at Cedar Ridge Creative Centre Gallery is in two weeks! "A Study in Psychogeography" is a collection of works from 2015 to present, expanding on my on-going themes of Connective Tissue and Dynamic Frame of Reference, which i first addressed in my master's thesis (way back in the days). It is comprised of traditional and experimental cyanotype prints on a variety of media, all available for sale.

Reception is Sunday Feb 10th, 1pm to 4pm.

Please join me in commemorating this milestone of my artistic career.

The Heart Show

January 27, 2019

Happy to share that I am submitting my works to be part of The Heart Show at Gerrard Art Space this year!

Show Runs Jan 30th to Feb 17th,

Reception Feb 2nd, 3pm - 6pm

1475 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, ON, M4L 2A1

The Magic Silver Show

January 23, 2019

I'm dead-pleased to announce that my work has been selected to be part of The Magic Silver Show hosted by The Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State University in Kentucky! This exhibition will present a survey of contemporary photo media in all aspects and genres of photography, film, and video, and with over 700 submission, I am very proud and honoured to be one of 74 selected few. Thank you

Salon Reception

January 11, 2019

For those who missed a great reception at Propeller Gallery last night, the Salon 13 show runs until Jan 27th! It is a great collection of works, definitely worth facing the cold on the weekend. Go go go! y

Propeller Salon

January 07, 2019

Happy to Share that I've been invited to participate in Propeller Gallery's Salon 13 exhibition this year!

The show runs Jan 9 to 13

Opening reception Jan 10 at 6:30pm

Thank you, Propeller, for the Instagram feature!