TOAF CALL to ARTISTS Early Bird Deadline is March 1

Call for Artists

TOAF59: Canada’s leading contemporary outdoor art fair

July 10-12, 2020 at Nathan Phillips Square

Accepting applications until March 9, 2020 (11:59 PM)

Visit torontooutdoor.art

Visual artists and makers from across Canada and beyond, are invited to apply for the 59th Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Canada’s leading contemporary outdoor art fair! TOAF59 will be taking place at Nathan Phillips Square, July 10-12, 2020, attracting over 130,000 art enthusiasts and collectors from around the world.

About Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair is Canada’s leading and longest-running juried outdoor art fair, with a mandate to bring together artists and the public face-to-face in a radically welcoming and accessible environment to nurture the joy of engaging with art. Founded in 1961, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair was established to put contemporary visual artists and makers front and centre of their works, and to nurture artistic excellence and artists’ entrepreneurial spirit. This public event showcases works by over 360 contemporary visual artists and makers including painters, photographers, sculptors, ceramic artists, textile artists, and jewellery makers, and attracts 130K visitors each year to Nathan Phillips Square.

The Toronto Outdoor Art Fair is a charitable nonprofit organization.

How to apply:

Apply early! Visit our website at torontooutdoor.art and click on “Call for Artists” for full application guidelines. Read our tips on how to submit a successful application and check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

Early Bird Application Fee:

$50 Regular / $30 Students until March 1, 2020 (11:59 PM)

A late fee of an additional $50 applies beginning March 2, 2020.

Final Deadline: March 9, 2020 (11:59 PM)

Questions? Contact us.

416-408-2202 | info@torontooutdoor.art

www.torontooutdoor.art

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Early Bird Deadline: March 1, 2020

Artists, why apply for 2020? TOAF is the best attended art fair in Canada, with 130,000 visitors and 360+ fellow artists and makers over one weekend. Engage with the public and meet face-to-face with fellow art-lovers & buyers, artists, and the arts community at large. Read our application guidelines, tips and our FAQs for more information.

Apply Early

 

Call for Artists – 59th Toronto Outdoor Art Fair -Early Bird Deadline March1

Call for Artists

TOAF59: Canada’s leading contemporary outdoor art fair

July 10-12, 2020 at Nathan Phillips Square

Accepting applications until March 9, 2020 (11:59 PM)

Visit torontooutdoor.art

Visual artists and makers from across Canada and beyond, are invited to apply for the 59th Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Canada’s leading contemporary outdoor art fair! TOAF59 will be taking place at Nathan Phillips Square, July 10-12, 2020, attracting over 130,000 art enthusiasts and collectors from around the world.

About Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair is Canada’s leading and longest-running juried outdoor art fair, with a mandate to bring together artists and the public face-to-face in a radically welcoming and accessible environment to nurture the joy of engaging with art. Founded in 1961, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair was established to put contemporary visual artists and makers front and centre of their works, and to nurture artistic excellence and artists’ entrepreneurial spirit. This public event showcases works by over 360 contemporary visual artists and makers including painters, photographers, sculptors, ceramic artists, textile artists, and jewellery makers, and attracts 130K visitors each year to Nathan Phillips Square.

The Toronto Outdoor Art Fair is a charitable nonprofit organization.


What do we offer for out-of-town artists?

Not from the GTA? Not from Ontario? No problem! We work hard to provide the comforts of home to our out-of-town artists including a discounted hotel offer (walking distance to site), tent rentals, overnight parking and custom framing. We also provide artists who are bringing their own tents early access to Nathan Phillips Square on Thursday night.


How to apply:

Apply early! Visit our website at torontooutdoor.art and click on “Call for Artists” for full application guidelines. Read our tips on how to submit a successful application and check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

Early Bird Application Fee:

$50 Regular / $30 Students until March 1, 2020 (11:59 PM)

A late fee of an additional $50 applies beginning March 2, 2020.

Final Deadline: March 9, 2020 (11:59 PM)

APPLY TODAY⇢

Questions? Contact us.

416-408-2202 | info@torontooutdoor.art

www.torontooutdoor.art

Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Early Bird Deadline: March 1, 2020

Artists, why apply for 2020? TOAF is the best attended art fair in Canada, with 130,000 visitors and 360+ fellow artists and makers over one weekend. Engage with the public and meet face-to-face with fellow art-lovers & buyers, artists, and the arts community at large. Read our application guidelines, tips and our FAQs for more information.

Apply Early

 

Explore and Advance by Learning from the Best at ART LAB

COURSES 2020

Please click on the course title for all the details. You’ll be directed to the Parrsboro Creative website where you can read all about it and complete your registration. Or if you’re in the Parrsboro area anytime between May and December, just drop by Art Lab to register.

FRIDAY TO MONDAY, MAY 15-18, 2020

PAINTING FROM THE INSIDE OUT – WAYNE BOUCHER

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, JULY 11-12, 2020

WOOD CARVING – JENNIFER MARLOW

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, JULY 25-26, 2020

DRAWING IN PREPARATION – TOM FORRESTALL

SATURDAY TO MONDAY, AUGUST 1-3, 2020

EXPLORING CLAY IN THE NATURAL WORLD JANET DOBLE

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING – JOY LAKING

FRIDAY TO MONDAY, AUGUST 14-17, 2020

THE COLOURS, RHYTHM & SPIRIT OF THE BAY OF FUNDY – MARC GRANDBOIS

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, AUGUST 22-23, 2020

DEMYSTIFYING ENCAUSTIC – LYNN ROTIN

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, AUGUST 28-30, 2020

THE ART OF ENGLISH WILLOW BASKETRY – PAT REID

SATURDAY TO MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2020

FIGURE PAINTING FROM LIFE – WILLIAM ROGERS

SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3-4, 2020

THE ART OF MASK MAKING – JIM MORROW

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Summer 2020 Workshop Schedule

SUMMER 2020 WORKSHOPS:
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

www.lunenburgarts.org/programs


Pattern & Print: An Exploration of the Ceramic Surface
Walter Ostrom and Martina Lantin, June 29 – July 10 / 9am – 4pm / $895
This two-week workshop will focus on the multiple ways to enhance thrown and hand built ceramic forms through colour and pattern. The workshop is open to advanced students. Applicants must submit a resume of experience and


Paint the Town! Oil Painting
Heather Sayeau, July 13 – 17 / 10am – 4pm / $425
This workshop will focus on painting both the architecture and the landscape of Lunenburg. Each day will begin with a demonstration in the studio. Students will then depart, set up portable easels and paint
en plein air in the town and environs


Texture, Colour, & Line: Surface Design
Marla Benton, July 13 – 17 / 10am – 4pm / $450
This week-long workshop will focus on experimenting on the surface of clay. A variety of methods will be demonstrated which will include printmaking techniques and hand building with clay! Through discussion on design and patterning,


Watercolor Primer for All: Beginners & Seasoned Painters Welcome
Tim Standring, July 27 – 31 / 10am – 4pm / $425
You’ve passed an art supply store and espied those lush watercolor kits, brushes, small sketching pads. You too want to paint watercolors like Turner, Sargent, or Hopper. Well, this is the course! Indeed, with wit and whimsy, filled with a passionate


Youth Art Week: Creative writing for Kids with The Writers Federation of Nova Scotia (“WFNS”), July 27 – 31 / 10am – 4pm / $295
This workshop will be an adventure into expanding the creative mind, and expressing it through images and the written word. Participants will discover and explore character development, build description through observation, and play with figurative language


Egg Tempera Painting: Mastering the Art
Tom & William Forrestall, August 3 – 7 / 10am – 4pm / $425
The Egg Tempera course will offer participants a new creative and expressive relationship with this most ancient of painting mediums. The course designed for both novices and experienced painters, includes an introduction to the practice


Plein Air Watercolour: Coastal Landscapes
Tom Ward, August 10 – 14 / 10am – 4pm / $425
This workshop is about painting watercolour landscapes on site. There are some wonderful areas around Lunenburg, which are terrific places for marine landscapes. Our five days of classes will address the challenges of colour, value, and


Youth Art Week: Every Child is an Artist
Marla Benton & Jason Skinner, August 10 – 14 / 10am – 4pm / $295
“Every child is an Artist… the problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” (Pablo Picasso) This incredible, 5-day course offers youth ages 9 – 12 a chance to explore a variety of art mediums and techniques. From ceramics to drawing,


A Lunenburg Sketch About
Michael Peters, August 17 – 21 / 10am – 4pm / $425
This is a course for people of all ages and skills who want to draw and paint, whether on location or in the classroom, with confidence and an easy-going enthusiasm! No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome


Youth Art Week: Puppeteering Camp
Ali Eisner, August 17 – 21 / 10am – 4pm / $295
Have you ever wondered how a puppeteer makes a puppet come to life? This workshop guides students in learning how to puppeteer for stage and screen. Learn the fundamental basics of Puppet manipulation, developing characters
,


Summer Screen Printing
Maria Doering, August 24 – 28 / 10am – 4pm / $450
This weeklong class will cover the joys of screen printing on paper with a focus on creating colourful imagery by using hand-cut stencils and screen filler. By the end of the week students will be comfortable with mixing inks, registering colour layers
,


The Architecture of Landscape
Roger Mullin, August 24 – 26 / 10am – 4pm / $275
The sketch remains one of the most energetic, sophisticated and deeply rooted means to represent architectural space and form. One day will be spent on the water sketching a landfall view of a selected coastal village or town


Register for Summer 2020 Workshops at: www.lunenburgarts.org/programs


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Call (902.640.2013), email,
or visit our office to get yours.

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Our mailing address is:
Lunenburg School of the Arts
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