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20180706174240TOAF2018-AndrewWilliamson0498 (1).jpg Award winners and supporters at the 2019 Fair

Donors & Supporters

Thank you to our generous donors and supporters.

Together with our passionate circle of donors, loyal patrons, and community partners who support our mission and our awards program, we can confidently say that we have launched the careers of thousands of promising artists over the last 60 years. 

Our heartfelt thanks to all of you.

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Last updated on July 16, 2021.

Murray Koffler presents award to 1970 winner Dennis Cliff.Photo courtesy of City of Toronto Archives


60th Anniversary Lead Patron

The Koffler Family Foundation

Public Funders

Business / Arts
Government of Canada - Department of Canadian Heritage
Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund

Special Initiatives Supporters - $15,000+

City of Toronto (ArtworxTO: Toronto's Year of Public Art 2021–2022)
The Lindy Green Family Foundation - Lead Supporter of Art Encounters Program

Committed Champions - $5,000 - $10,000

The Rudolph P. Bratty Family Foundation
House of IDEA
Brett Ledger & Patricia Olasker
Timothy & Frances Price

Artist Impact Lead & Major Award Partners - $2,000 - $5,000

Extrudex Aluminum
Frances Patella & Charles Collins
Greenrock Charitable Trust (Al Green in Memoriam)
Nicholas Metivier Gallery
Robert K E Mitchell & Brian H Wade from Mitchell Studios
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Special Gifts - $500 - $1,500

Anahita Azrahimi
Alex Ciappara
Marian Collins
Megan Deeks
Margaret Turnbull
Jini Stolk

Friends of TOAF - to $500

Patricia Archer
Lynn Eakin
Harry Enchin & Susan Friedrich
Elena Gorlenko
Greg Holman
Mary Kainer
Lila Karim
Sid Markowski
John Pariselli
Jane Perdue

Awards Supporters

Aboveground Art Supplies
Gwartzman’s Art Supplies
The Japanese Paper Place
Jeremy Does Art Prints
Lonsdale Gallery
The Pottery Supply House
Propeller Art Gallery
Tucker’s Pottery Supplies

In-Kind Sponsors

Barking Dog Studios
Brill Communications
Monnet Design
Trip to the Moon

Programming Partners

Art Gate VR
#Hashtag Gallery
Market Gallery
OCAD University
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
Tangled Art + Disability

Media Partners

CBC Arts
Canadian Art
The New Classical FM
Designlines Magazine

Community Partners

Craft Ontario
Harbourfront Centre
Henderson Brewing Co.
Higgins Event Rentals
stackt market
Tiffany Pratt
Yonge-Dundas Square

Gifts of Hearts

Above & Beyond - $250+

Anonymous (4)
Rana Baidas
Bob & Anna Barnett
Sonia Bjorkquist
David Brown & Margot Mckinnon, Care of Body Harmonics Pilates
Alex Ciappara
Marian Collins
Creative Union Network
Megan Deeks
Lynn Eakin
Yvonne Fleck
Jeremy Fraiberg
Laura Fric
John Gladki
Kasia Gladki
Dana Gray & Matt Fullbrook
Judy Josefowicz
Mary Kainer
Brett Ledger & Patricia Olasker
Nina Lester & Larry Lowenstein
Valérie Lockerbie
Alan Meisner
Jane Perdue
Ed Phillips
Timothy & Frances Price
Matt Ryan & Evelina Tofil
Robert Sirman
Jini Stolk
Eli Taylor
Kate Taylor
Tucker’s Pottery Supplies
Ian Varney

Champions - To $249

Anonymous (12)
Elizabeth Anderson
Lea Belegris
Gail Blima Cohen
Linda Bradbeer
Susan Card
Linda Carreiro
Jaffa Charny
Carolyn Cheng
Cindy Cohen
Adam Colangelo
David Connolly
Valerie Dyer
Gerald & Brenda Enchin
Denise Fujiwara
Carmel Garvez & Mac Vogt
Christina Giannelia
Stuart Godfrey
Michael Grosz
Russ Harrington
Robert Johnston
Loren Kaplan
Lila Karim
Kate Kilty
Sandra Lambert
Corinne Lawless
Ottie Lockey


Jogi Makhani
Carolanne MacLean
Neria Mayer
Katherine McEachern
Chris Mitchell
Kathleen Morris
Vera Nunes
Carey O'Connor
Ana Orchard Klubal
Edward Perlmutter
Christopher Portner
Joseph Rosenthal
Jesica Samuel
Joejene C. Santos
Geoffrey Seaborn
Nan Sidler
Sandy Stephens
Annie Tung
Jeremy Vandermeij
Ken Vickerson
Melinda Wilde
Heather Young

Public Funders

Foundations & Corporate

Major Award Partners

Supporting Sponsors

Programming Partners

Media Partners