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July 3, 2021

Visit us at stackt market!
Our virtual programming continues.

 

Apart from the heavy rain and brief hailstorm at stackt market, we had a great kick-off yesterday with many works flying out of TOAF.ca to different corners of Canada and Hong Kong. So keep the love coming! 

If you are in town, make sure to go and see the first round of the rotating showcase of TOAF60 artists at stackt market. It is a lively, dynamic site with great patios, small businesses, and the best views of the city! From now until July 11, TOAF artists are infusing the site with inspiration and creativity. It will be a worthwhile trip, we promise! Plan your visit ahead of time, and take a look at the list of artists who will be onsite during the next 9 days.

Today, we shine the spotlight on the emerging artists of TOAF, with the first Art Talk of the day, Emerging Artists to Watch moderated by arts manager and Culture Fancier blogger, Glodeane Brown on Instagram TV, 10:30 am. View our Student Zone section on the website, featuring student artists from OCAD U’s Career Launchers program, and browse Gary’s Illustration Picks, a collection curated by Gary Taxali, artist and OCAD U Professor, Faculty of Design.

We are also excited to begin our Art Collectors in Conversation series of talks, co-presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, featuring curator, writer and arts manager Farnoosh Talaee and businessman and art enthusiast Hirbod Human at 3:30 pm. Make sure to register in advance!

At 7:00 pm this evening, step into VR as we celebrate the opening of TOAF60 in Virtual Reality! See select TOAF60 works inside a VR gallery environment, curated by TOAF award-winning artist Daniel St-Amant and Hashtag Gallery, in partnership with ArtGate VR. On view now until July 30th.

The sun is shining bright at stackt market today, and we hope you spend some quality time with us this weekend online and in-person!

 

Banner image: Body ShamelessTianshu Kuai, 2021, Digital, part of OCAD U Career Launchers

Curated Collections

Gary's Illustration Picks, Curated by Gary Taxali

Green HeronsC.M. Duffy, 2020, acrylic on canvas

SahgimahPhilip Cote,  2015, 2D work

 

OCAD Career Launchers, from OCAD University’s RBC Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers 

TunnelsAnthia Barboutsis, 2021, sterling silver

Sino-Narrative Toywellery - The Rabbit LanternMelody Juthamongkol, 2021, Depletion Gilded Sterling Silver, Emerald, Polyester Cord

 

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What's On Today

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

Get to know the next generation of TOAF artists who are demonstrating exceptional talent in pushing the boundaries of their art forms.

3:30 pm | Register on Zoom 
Co-presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, with Moderator Joshua Heuman and Speakers Hirbod Human & Farnoosh Talaee

Collecting precious objects is a human urge dating back to the ancients in Babylonia, Egypt, China, India, Mesoamerica, Greece and Rome. But what compels people to collect art? How do they decide what to collect? And once they possess it, what do they do with it?

 

Exhibition Opening: TOAF60 in Virtual Reality 

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

See the works of 30+ TOAF60 artists in Virtual Reality! Join us at the virtual opening reception on July 3rd at 7:00 pm.

 

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.


Upcoming

6 Q's with StreetARToronto

July 4   10:30 am | Instagram Live
Co-presented by StreetARToronto (StART), with Artists Jessey Pacho and Elicser Elliott

 

July 4   3:30 pm | Instagram Live
Co-presented by StreetARToronto (StART), with Elicser Elliott

 

Studio Tour with Tracey Lee Green

July 4   7:30 pm | Instagram TV
With Artist Tracey Lee Green

 

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