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Canada’s leading contemporary outdoor and online art fair

July 12 – 14, 2024.

Day 5 of #TOAF59 Register for Engaging Art Talks!

Sold on Day 4: June Tenzin, 'Cloud effects', 2020, mineral paint pigments, watercolour paper, cold press

Dear Friend of TOAF, 

One of the most rewarding experiences onsite at the square for our team is seeing those red dot stickers and empty booth walls when artists sell their entire collections! No works left to sell is the best problem to have! Here is a preview of one of those moments in Alice Gong's virtual booth. We hope to see this happening for more of our artists! 

Our artists have sold over 250 works to date, and we have raised $35,500 for our Gifts of Heart campaign. Our frontline workers are receiving their gifts as we speak and we now have more nominations than gift cards available! There's still time to donate and express your gratitude with a work of art! Learn more about Gifts of Heart and how to give.

Watch our Gifts of Heart video

We are hearing great feedback from our visitors and artists about our curated collections. Our dynamic roster of curators and artists have made discovering of art simple and inviting. We are delighted to showcase a selection of works today by the zealous Danielle Krysa of The Jealous Curator.

Take your time to go through these collections carefully and wander (virtually) around! 

Sold on Day 4: (left) Alice Gong, 'Red Mailbox', 2020, acrylic on wood;
(right) Miles Ingrassia, 'Descent', 2019, oil on canvas


Curated Collection: Danielle Krysa, The Jealous Curator


Danielle Krysa, writer, curator, artist, and the brain behind The Jealous Curator, shares her favourite pieces of painting and paper works to bring us an extra boost of inspiration for the week!

Learn more about Danielle Krysa and The Jealous Curator.
Follow @thejealouscurator for daily inspiration and instant visual pleasure.

View all of Danielle's picks


What's On This Week

We hope you've enjoyed our virtual activities and content thus far. You can view replays of our Art Talks on our Youtube channel, and keep an eye on our InstagramTV for Artist Studio Tours as well as impromptu Instagram Live Q&A's with TOAF participating artists. Don't forget to use the hashtag #TOAF59 on social media.

Make sure to register for the following highly-anticipated live conversations. 

Artist Studio Tours

Lionel Labeau – Monday, July 6

Nicola Woods – Monday, July 6

Ross Bonfanti – Wednesday, July 8

Art Talks
From Concrete to Canvas: Making Art in the Public Realm
Wednesday, July 8, 3:30pm on Youtube

Glimpsing the Future, Vol 2.
Thursday, July 9, 10:30am on Zoom (Registration required)

What is Toronto's Year of Public Art?
Friday, July 10, 2pm on Zoom (Registration required)

View full schedule

Funders & Sponsors

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