Artist Project:Contemporary Art Fair
Join the exciting three-day affair as the Artist Project kicks off it’s 8th annual art fair held at the Better Living Centre. From February 19-22, 2015, attendees will have the opportunity to engage directly with over 250 emerging and mid-career artists. The show promises to offer stimulating experiences inspired by the dedication to continue the development and enhancement of the art world through collaboration and partnership.
Guests & Highlights:
Sony of Canada will be awarding the first ever Canadian National award selected from among the top Canadian submissions for the international competition.
Nationally renowned artist and sculptor Bruno Billio’s unveiling of a 100 foot long art work.
Art Chats and Art Walks: docent-led guided tours that explore trends, themes and insights into artists’ inspirations and processes, as well as engaging contesting opportunities for artists, such as TYPE.
The Artist Competition theme will explore text-based art and the relationship between art and the use of text/language. All competition entries will be on display and winners will be selected by a panel of jurors for cash prizes.
Art Battle Canada and the Artist Project have teamed up to bring live artist competition painting right to the show floor. Friday, February 20 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.-16 artists create the best work they can in 20 minutes.
Beriault’s sculpture and performance work Ring -The initial performance takes places from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Opening Night followed by two hour performances on Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Early Access Preview: Thursday, February 19 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Opening Night Party: Thursday, February 19 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Artist Project Show: Friday & Saturday, February 20-21 11:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Project Show: Sunday, February 22 11:00 a.m – 6:00 p.m.
Better Living Centre
195 Princes’ Boulevard, Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON
Early Access Preview (19+) $50 Door, $48 Online
Opening Night Party (19+) $30 Door, $28 Online
Regular Admission (Free re-admission)
Valid any day between Friday, February 20, 2015 to Sunday, February 22, 2015
Adult admission $15 Door, $14 Online
Group adult tickets (10+ people) $10 Each, online only
Senior admissions (65+) $10
Youth admissions (13-17) $10
Children 12 or under free
***VIP Art Package Programs Available