April 1, 2020
We sent out four questions to four TOAF award winners and we were delighted by new things we learned. The following conversations come as close to a casual in-person chat as possible with these wonder...
March 17, 2020
In this issue of our newsletter, we would like to introduce you to Cheryl Rock, an award-winning artist who tells stories of our shared human experience through her intricate hand-cut paper works. Her...
March 17, 2020
The TOAF team cares about the health and safety of our artists and the public we serve and remains mindful of doing all that we can to slow the rate of the COVID-19 infection in Toronto.
February 5, 2020
It is a delight to introduce you to a talented emerging ceramic artist, Marissa Y Alexander, who earned TOAF's Best of Ceramics award – a $3,000 Cash and Purchase Award – supported by our cherished donors, Aaron Milrad & Brenda Coleman.
January 16, 2020
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Marvelle Koffler, one of TOAF’s caring and graceful co-founders, on Tuesday morning, January 14, 2020.
December 18, 2019
Join us for a professional development opportunity Jan. 13, 2020 for visual artists of all disciplines looking to apply to juried art fairs including TOAF
December 11, 2019
We are happily busy with the Call for Artists open, and we believe that sharing stories of inspiring artists from TOAF is a wonderful motiv...
November 13, 2019
This year, Nelson Cheng's rigorous architectural cityscape paintings earned him TOAF's coveted Murray & Marvelle Koffler Founder's award of $5,500. He was also shortlisted for this year's Mayor's Purc...
October 30, 2019
It is our great pleasure to introduce you to Amanda Arcuri, the winner of 2019 Best of Photography and Digital Media - a cash prize of $2,000 by our friends at Toronto Image Works (TIW).
October 10, 2019
We are happy to reconnect with you and start off our new season by taking you into the moody, vulnerable and fluid paintings of Steven Restagno, winner of the 2019 Best of Student Award.
July 29, 2019
The 58th edition of Toronto Outdoor Art Fair was a smashing success - our heartfelt thanks to our artists, wonderful volunteers, donors, sponsors, media partners, programming partners, judges, jurors and 120,000 members of the public who all collaborate to put together this radically welcoming, engaging and un-walled art Fair.
July 8, 2019
Since 2016, TOAF and Henderson Brewing Co. have paired an emerging artist and an emerging brewer to collaborate on a custom beer and label to celebrate TOAF. Each label is created by an emerging artist from the previous year. This year Kima Lenaghan, the 2018 Best of Student Award and Student Purchase Award winner has crafted the label to accompany the exlusive craft beer creation.