Friday, July 8, 2011

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

This weekend (July 8th - 10th) marks the 50th year of the annual Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Canada’s largest juried outdoor art exhibition. Make sure you check out the following booths:

Baba Yaga by Rachael Speirs 

Amanda McCavour (Toronto-based fibre artist to be participating in our Fabricate exhibition in September) -- Booth 89, yellow.
Emily Gill (Jewellery artist who is also a consignor at Freedom) - Booth 47, yellow.
Mark Stebbins (Last year's TOAE Best In Show winner) - Booth 113, yellow.
Rachael Speirs (self-taught mixed-media artist who collaborated with Kathryn Rebecca in our Summer Solstice exhibition) - Booth 125, yellow.
Soyeon Kim (Illustrator whose 3D works have been installed in our window space after I fell in love with them at last year's TOAE) - Booth 293, blue.

Come, follow me by Soyeon Kim

An Honorary Mention:
Last but not least, Paola Savasta, who participated in last December's Paperback Nobodies No More fundraiser exhibition, is the 2011 recipient of the William Huffman Award for Excellence in Studio Practice. Savasta will present a new body of work in a solo exhibition entitled “Couches for the Liberated” at KWT Contemporary.  Congratulations, Paola!