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19 illustrators worth keeping an eye on in Toronto

Posted by Sarah Brown / May 24, 2016

Toronto illustratorIllustrators are the ultra-trendy artists you want to know about in this city. You name it, from dad hats, t-shirts, pins, tattoo designs, logos, album covers, murals and fashion editorial, we searched the endless loop of Instagram to find the illustrators that people in Toronto are talking about.

Here's a round-up of Toronto illustrators to keep an eye on.

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40 artists to watch from the OCADU Grad Exhibition

Posted by Staff / May 5, 2016

OCAD Grad Ex 2016OCADU's annual Graduate Exhibition kicked off yesterday, featuring the work of hundreds of students embarking on their careers as artists and creators. As has been the case in previous years, the range of work on display is remarkable, from traditional media to installations and even architectural work. Many of these artists will be worth keeping an eye on as they develop.

Here's a collection of some of my favourite work from OCAD GradEx 2016.
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Nuit Blanche might expand to Scarborough next year

Posted by Derek Flack / May 5, 2016

nuit blancheNuit Blanche might be set to expand to Scarborough. The city is currently examining the possibility of using the Guild Inn as part of the annual all-night art celebration in 2017, a move that would bring the event to the former suburbs for the first time.

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This Toronto peep show was a perfect peek at opera

Posted by Martha Stortz / May 2, 2016

opera peep show torontoOpera Peep Show, an innovative pay-as-you-go method of enjoying the opera, stole hearts and hit high notes this past week at the historic Campbell House Museum. It was brought to Toronto by Liederwolfe, an experimental opera collective from Montreal.

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10 mural artists in Toronto everyone should know about

Posted by Sarah Brown / April 28, 2016

murals torontoToronto has an insatiable appetite for artwork you can't find anywhere else. With large-scale murals covering some of the city's most thoughtfully designed restaurants such as Bar Isabel, Rhum Corner and El Catrin, there's no shortage of fresh paint in a city full of burgeoning designers, illustrators and mural artists.

Pulling from the city's latest projects, collaborations and murals, here's my list of Toronto-based artists that everyone should know about.

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The top 33 bookstores in Toronto by type

Posted by Derek Flack / April 27, 2016

bookstores torontoToronto book stores haven't all packed up shop just yet. On the contrary, a survey of the city's book scene reveals that bricks and mortar shops are still plentiful despite the near-constant doom and gloom we hear related to online sales. In fact, the local book shops that have been the most resilient in the face of competition are independent outfits with a specific focus.

These are the top book stores in Toronto by type.

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