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Press Release: 49th Annual Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
49th Annual Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
July 9: 10:30 am- 7:30 pm
July 10: 10:30 am- 7:30 pm
July 11: 10:30 am- 6:30 pm
(TORONTO, ON – June 4, 2010) – 400 artists chosen from 1200 applicants
will be exhibiting their work! A catalogue featuring their art will be available
on the TOAE website.
Categories include - painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics,
drawing, fibre, glass, jewellery, metal, mixed media, watercolour and wood.
“At 49 years, TOAE has become one of Canada’s most important visual arts
events because all the artists interact directly with the public to discuss their
work”, says TOAE President, Flavio Belli. “We’ve nurtured the careers of
thousands of Canadian artists, some of whom have gone on to international
The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition annually opens during the second weekend of
July despite bad weather, civic strikes, and this year, major renovations to
Nathan Phillips Square. It has not just survived but prospered, and each
year TOAE gives away $30,000 in cash prizes to artists on the square.
TOAE is a charitable, not-for-profit organization supported by a group of
volunteers and corporate partners. The organizers take no percentage of the
artists’ sales, and it maintains one of the lowest exhibition rental fees
available to artists.
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