Toronto artist Tatjana Hutinec

TATJANA HUTINEC at RIVERDALE ARTWALK 2021

Toronto artist Tatjana Hutinec launched As Above so Below, her exhibitor booth filled with stormy paintings, at the Riverdale ArtWalk 2021, August 21 – August 22.

 Toronto artist Tatjana Hutinec

In her body of work, titled As Above so Below Tatjana Hutinec highlights awareness of climate changes related to human consciousness, (egocentric) perception and actions impacted by consumerism.

Hutinec believes that art can inspire us to achieve a deeper awareness – focused on the relationship with oneself as an element of the whole and choosing positive personal practices that can help prevent climate catastrophe.

Since the pandemic closedowns in 2019, and art event cancelations, Riverdale Artwalk 2021 was the first outdoor art exhibition.

One of Toronto’s premier art exhibitions, Riverdale ArtWalk is a FREE two-day, public fine art juried exhibition showcasing selected artists at Jimmie Simpson Park in Toronto’s flourishing Queen East arts district, as well as a two week Online Show and Sale.

Hutinec has been creating and exhibiting her artwork in Canada, Croatia and Dominican Republic, while teaching art workshops to communities as well as creating wearable art and sculptures for TV, film and theatre.

“Greatfull for the opportunity to show my art and invite people to come in person, I am exited about my participation in the Riverdale Artwalk 2021” said Tatjana Hutinec, who grew up and studied art and design in Zagreb, Croatia. Since 1990, displaced due to the war outburst in Croatia, Tatjana has been living in Toronto.

Discovering the art exhibits of Missisauga’s Celebration Square

Discovering the art exhibits of Missisauga’s Celebration Square by Sherene Almjawer

Life does imitate art but not always in the best ways. The large shipping container in Mississauga’s Celebration Square housing the Love Local Art Shop should’ve been bustling with admirers of Amee Raval’s glass art on Sunday, August 29. Instead, much like Edward Hopper’s painting “Nighthawks”, excited patrons were stuck peering at the myriad of beautiful glass works from outside the little art shop.

Two pieces caught the sunlight: circular mirrors decorated with colourful pieces of glass in the shapes of women’s heads, each one donning a differently styled headdress.

Little did we know, the power in both Mississauga’s Civic Centre and the art shop had gone out, locking everyone out of both buildings.

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Luckily for us, Celebration Square is a haven for art. As part of the Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0 installation—running from July 30 to September 6 by artists Esrawe and Cadena—Celebration Square is decorated in 14 red-frame houses inspired by the street markets of Latin America. Hanging from the top each frame are swings, letting visitors step into the home, watch the strip of bulbs at every house light up and swing under the warm summer sun.

Families, couples and children alike took turns immersing themselves in the little pieces of familiarity and homeliness, just as someone would in the lively streets of a Latin American market.

Fortunately, the Love Local Art Shop will feature a few more artists, every Friday to Sunday until September 5, giving art lovers one more chance to meet and support their favourite local artists before Celebration Square introduces a new set of exhibitions.

Artist Project Feb 21st, 2019

Artist Project Feb 21st, 2019

Artist Project

Show Highlights include:

ART BATTLE – Art Battle is live competitive painting, 16 artists selected from the fair will create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they paint, visitors can move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The audience votes for their favourite painting and bids in silent auction to purchase artwork.

ART CHATS – This popular seminar series offers a range of engaging talks hosted by leading art and design experts. Art Chats are complimentary with admission. Space is subject to availability.

UNTAPPED EMERGING ARTISTS COMPETITION – Presented by DeSerres, The UNTAPPED program is dedicated to supporting the development of students, new graduates, and self-taught artists. A juried competition, the UNTAPPED Competition awards 20 emerging artists from all mediums an opportunity to exhibit at a professional-level art fair for FREE. UNTAPPED Emerging Artists benefit from a dedicated feature space at the Artist Project.

ARTIST COMPETITION – Presented by Swatch, artist have a chance to enter a theme based competition to be displayed in a feature exhibit at the show. Winners are selected by a panel of jurors and visitors are also encouraged to vote in the People’s Choice Award!

Location: The Better Living Centre Exhibition Place 195 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto

Thursday, February 21 – Opening Night 7 – 11pm

Friday, February 22 11am – 10pm

Saturday, February 23 11am – 8pm

Sunday, February 24 11am – 6pm

Ticket Prices – click here to purchase tickets.

Adult admission $15
Group adult tickets (10+ people) $12 each
Senior admission (65+) $12
Youth admission (13-17) $12
Children 12 or under free

Artist Project 2019 Sponsors:

De Serres
Art Battle
OCAD
Akin Projects
Swatch

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FeatureContemporary Art Toronto 2015

Feature Contemporary Art Toronto 2015

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Toronto – Thursday, June 25, 2015

Feature Contemporary Art Fair announces 2015 exhibitor list

It is with great enthusiasm that the Contemporary Art Gallery Association (AGAC) unveils the 2015

exhibitor list, which brings together a prestigious selection of Canada’s leading contemporary art galleries,

selected by an advisory committee of influential curators and collectors. Building on last year’s resounding

success, Feature sees the number of exhibitors increase from 23 to 29 galleries, a quantity that maintains

the intimate character of the fair. This year’s list is notably comprised of seven galleries from Western

Canada and includes exhibitors from Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver:

Battat Contemporary

Birch Contemporary

Clint Roenisch

Diaz Contemporary

Division Gallery

Equinox Gallery

Erin Stump Projects

Feheley Fine Arts

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Galerie Donald Browne

Galerie Graff

Galerie Hugues Charbonneau

Galerie Nicolas Robert

Galerie René Blouin

Galerie Roger Bellemare & Christian Lambert

Galerie Simon Blais

Galerie Trois Points

Georgia Scherman Projects

Initial Gallery

Katzman Contemporary

Laroche/Joncas

Lisa Kehler Art + Projects

Macaulay & Co. Fine Art

Monte Clark Gallery

Parisian Laundry

Patrick Mikhail Gallery

Republic Gallery

Stephen Bulger Gallery

Wil Aballe Art Projects

Feature returns to Toronto from October 22 – 25, 2015 in the historic Joey & Toby Tanenbaum Opera

Centre owned by the Canadian Opera Company. An exclusive VIP preview will be held on Wednesday,

October 21.

 

The fair’s bold design expands to occupy two floors

Feature will make the exciting move to expand and occupy spaces on the first and second floors of the

distinguished Joey & Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre. The innovative layout of the fair generates a

dynamic presentation space that fosters critical discussion about the works presented at the fair, which is

enriched by each gallery presenting a maximum of three artists.

Focused on providing visitors with a fresh and exciting perspective on contemporary art, Feature will

showcase approximately 80 emerging and established artists. The fair is dedicated exclusively to

preeminent contemporary art and brings together artists and galleries who demonstrate an outstanding

ability to innovate, challenge, and inspire.

TD Bank Group, proud presenting sponsor of Feature Contemporary Art Fair

AGAC is thrilled to be continuing its collaboration with TD as the fair’s presenting sponsor. We’re back! 

After a very successful inaugural year in 2014 we’re delighted to return as the sponsor of Feature in

2015, said Scott Mullin, Vice President, Community Relations for TD. Feature clearly adds to the already

robust contemporary art scene in Toronto. TD began collecting contemporary art in the 1960s. We

continue to acquire Canadian art and actively support a range of art activities across Canada including

through loans from our corporate collection for public exhibitions.

 

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