ALERT: Please be advised that due to COVID-19 all upcoming events in Toronto have been cancelled. Some events have been rescheduled to a later date or moved online. Please contact event coordinators directly for confirmation.
Artist Project 2019
Presented by INFORMA, Artist Project is a four day contemporary art fair in its 12th year that brings over 300 artists to The Better Living Centre in Toronto for an art-packed weekend. Starting February 21st, 2019, guests have the unique opportunity to purchase one of a kind pieces directly from local and international artists, connecting art enthusiasts and artists. From collectors and curators, to consumers and gallerists, visitors can explore every medium of art under one roof.
Show Highlights include:
• ART BATTLE – Art Battle is live competitive painting, 16 artists selected from the fair will create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they paint, visitors can move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The audience votes for their favourite painting and bids in silent auction to purchase artwork.
• ART CHATS – This popular seminar series offers a range of engaging talks hosted by leading art and design experts. Art Chats are complimentary with admission. Space is subject to availability.
• UNTAPPED EMERGING ARTISTS COMPETITION – Presented by DeSerres, The UNTAPPED program is dedicated to supporting the development of students, new graduates, and self-taught artists. A juried competition, the UNTAPPED Competition awards 20 emerging artists from all mediums an opportunity to exhibit at a professional-level art fair for FREE. UNTAPPED Emerging Artists benefit from a dedicated feature space at the Artist Project.
• ARTIST COMPETITION – Presented by Swatch, artist have a chance to enter a theme based competition to be displayed in a feature exhibit at the show. Winners are selected by a panel of jurors and visitors are also encouraged to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
Location: The Better Living Centre Exhibition Place 195 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto
Thursday, February 21 - Opening Night 7 - 11pm
Friday, February 22 11am - 10pm
Saturday, February 23 11am - 8pm
Sunday, February 24 11am - 6pm
Ticket Prices – click here to purchase tickets.
Adult admission $15
Group adult tickets (10+ people) $12 each
Senior admission (65+) $12
Youth admission (13-17) $12
Children 12 or under free
Artist Project 2019 Sponsors:
• De Serres
• Art Battle
• Akin Projects
Connect with Artist Project