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July 2, 2021

On behalf of the team, boardfounding familysupporters and artists, we welcome you to the 60th Anniversary of Toronto Outdoor Art Fair!

Watch the TOAF60 welcome videos from the team, founding family, board of directors and supporters.

It is a true delight to bring you one of the greatest TOAF artist showcases in recent years. This is also our first large-scale showcase of artists from across Canada (100+ beyond Ontario) and even internationally. There have been silver linings to this pandemic after all, and despite the challenges, it has allowed us to find new ways to bring together artists and art lovers from across the country.

The range of talent and artworks this year is simply spectacular and is already generating a lot of buzz. Enjoy the main showcase of 400+ artists at TOAF.ca and you can also join us, in-person, at stackt market to meet a rotating selection of TOAF60 artists from July 2 – 11, every day between 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. 

During the next 10 days, we will be sending you daily newsletters featuring programming of the day and thematic curated collections that exceptional guest artists, curators and collectors have put together to inspire you and offer points of entry to discovering artists. 

Buying art online and supporting Canadian artists has never been easier. If it is your first time venturing into art buying, we have put together some tips. We encourage you to connect with artists directly in any way you can, through email, video call, or even arranging studio visits. The artists are looking forward to connecting with you!

Tune in to Instagram Live at 12:30 PM as we kick off TOAF60 with the awesome Tiffany Pratt and participating artists as they ring in the celebrations!

Enjoy your art-filled journey, and delight our artists with your attention, curiosity, and by taking home your artwork wishlist.

Happy 60th birthday, TOAF!

Banner image: Violet ParadisePeter Owusu-Ansah, 2019, Digital artwork, artbox frame, part of Tiffany Pratt's Curated Collection for TOAF60

Curated Collections

Colourful Curated Collection, curated by Tiffany Pratt

Eye Of The StormEmily Carriere, 2020, Cut out layered vinyl drawings on custom cut plexiglass & resin

 

PoP! EarringsMicheline Roi, 2018,Silver, fresh-water pearls, powder-coating pigment

 

Fuel for Thoughtcurated by Shaheer Zazai

17h23mJaspal Birdi, 2021, Oil paint and photo-transfer on emergency blanket

 

Forlorn Star Pursued by Lecherous ThundercloudSid Sharp, 2020, Acrylic, ink, and watercolour on paper

 

View Curated Collection

 

 

What's On Today

12:30 pm | @thetiffanypratt Instagram Live
With Tiffany Pratt, Designer and Creative Director and Artists Zach AtticusCelina KangKim LandStephanie Singh

Join Tiffany Pratt and TOAF60's Artists on Instagram Live, to launch the 60th Anniversary of the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair! Kick-off our 10-day event online and at stackt market as we welcome this year's roster of artists in celebrating our 60th Anniversary!

StreetARToronto Tour with TOAF60 Juror Adrian Hayles at stackt market

3:30 pm | Instagram Live at stackt market
Co-presented by StreetARToronto (StART) with Adrian Hayles, Illustrator and TOAF60 Juror

Join Adrian Hayles from the comfort of your device, as he guides you through Toronto Outdoor Art Fair's first weekend at our small onsite footprint at stackt market, tour the market’s murals created by StART artists and discuss this year's hybrid format.

Studio Tour with Julia Agnes

7:30 pm | Instagram TV
With Artist Julia Agnes

Take a tour and go behind the scenes with one of our TOAF60 Juror's Pick Artist, Julia Agnes. See where all the magic happens, and some of the processes our artists use to create amazing artworks!


Upcoming

July 3  3:30 pm | Register on Zoom 
Co-presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

Emerging Artists to Watch

July 3  10:30 am | Instagram TV
With Moderator Glodeane Brown and 5 Emerging Artists

Exhibition Opening: TOAF60 in Virtual Reality

July 3  7:00 pm | artgatevr.com
In partnership with ArtGate VR, curated by Daniel St-Amant and #Hashtag Gallery

And more Artist Chats & Studio Tours!

Stay tuned on TOAF's Instagram for casual conversations between artists and tours of their spaces! Visit TOAF.ca for the full and most up-to-date programming schedule.

View Programming Schedule


Word from our Partners

Designlines is Toronto’s Ultimate Guide to Design

Designlines features innovative homes, talented designers, exciting urban projects and — of course — boundary-pushing artists. Available in print and online, Designlines gives readers insight into the people shaping our homes and our city. Check out their preview of TOAF here.

This year, Designlines is offering complimentary copies of the current edition as a digital download to the first 100 art purchasers from this year’s Fair. Those first 100 will be given the opportunity to opt-in to receive this free gift.

Read Designlines Magazine

 

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