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Art Toronto
Founded in 2000, Art Toronto is Canada’s international contemporary and modern art fair, located at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in the city’s downtown core. Providing unique access to the Canadian art market, the fair is one of the most important annual art events in Canada. Now in its 17th year, Art Toronto presents important artwork from leading Canadian and international galleries combined with PLATFORM, our engaging series of lectures and panel discussions from prominent art world figures, curated projects, an extensive VIP Program, and top-tier cultural offerings throughout the city.

 

CanadianArt

Canadian Art
The voice for visual arts in Canada. 

For more than three decades, we have fostered an appreciation of Canada’s artists and their works – from emerging talent to legendary icons. As a national not-for-profit, our mandate is to inform and advocate for the visual arts. We do this through thought-provoking coverage and programming that examines artists and their works as well as visual art's impact on contemporary culture. From coast to coast, our award-winning content and programming is the voice for visual arts in Canada

 

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Flash Reproductions
Flash Reproductions has been a mainstay of Toronto’s printing landscape since 1969, during which time we’ve exceeded the printing expectations of countless clients, from small design firms to large companies. We combine over 40 years of experience, award-winning expertise and sophisticated technology to deliver your products on time and on budget—always with classic service and impressive results.

Using our offset, letterpress and UV screen capabilities, we print on any surface, from paper to vinyl to hockey pucks. All day, every day. Our bindery and finishing department stitches, punches, die cuts, foil stamps, embosses—the list goes on. We’re also FSC® certified, proudly leading the industry in eco-friendly printing methods.

We can rise to any challenge you throw our way. Just try us.

 

Donderdag

Donderdag
Leonard Wyma, Donderdag Owner.
wyma@donderdag.ca
www.donderdag.ca
Phone: (416) 486-7335


18 years or graphic, exhibit, environmental graphic, and wayfinding design for cultural, corporate, governmental, and not-for-profit clients; large and small, local and international.



YYZ

YYZ
MISSION

A site of contemporary cultural conversation, shopYYZ exists to give artists space and support to take risks and create freely.

VISION

YYZ leads the advancement of Canadian culture through presenting and initiating critical and engaging projects. We will lead by inventing new ways to support artists.

VALUES

YYZ values collaboration in both our internal operations and our programming activities. Internally, searchwe act on consensus and encourage dialogue. Externally, we engage with other institutions and work closely with artists.

YYZ values openness. We provide multiple entry points to YYZ and its activities and seek to reach and cultivate audiences locally and beyond.

YYZ values an artistic-centric environment. We place the artist at the centre of all activities and advocate for fair remuneration and creative freedom.

YYZ aims to measure all its programming decisions against these recognized values.

 

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Elgin Picture & Frame Inc.
Elgin Picture & Frame Inc. is a family owned and operated business first incorporated in 1978. Located in downtown Toronto, we offer wholesale custom picture framing to designers, artists and galleries throughout the city. We also offer discounted custom framing to walk-in customers.

The company was started by Ian Bain and named after the Scottish town in which he was born. It has since been taken over by his son Dave who has maintained the personal experience provided to each customer.

 

PACART

PACART
"To provide each client with exceptional service and the highest standard of care. "

Handing over your irreplaceable treasures into the care of others requires confidence and trust. 

Our knowledgeable staff have been caring for works of art,antiques and precious artifacts since 1968. Our range of operations has expanded to encompass all of Canada and include world-wide transportation coordination through our office and warehouse facilities in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

PACART offers a variety of services dedicated to providing a safe and secure shipping environment for all items entrusted to our care. 


TOTAL Transportation Solutions Inc.
TOTAL Transportation Solutions Inc. is an asset based, independent and highly specialized, transportation solution provider with a foundation in the moving industry. Based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the company provides services throughout Canada and the United States of America.

Being highly specialized also means being highly focused. As such, TOTAL provides transportation and moving solutions to specific markets for which our service lines include:

  • High Value Special Products (medical, fixtures, electronics, HVAC, IMAC, etc.).
  • Data Centre Relocations (mainframe, servers, tape, peripherals, etc.).
  • Rigging (crane hoisting, helicopter hoisting, stair carries, etc.).
  • Project Management (large roll-outs, multi year projects, complex moves, etc.).
  • Fine Arts (shuttles, expedites, dedicated, traveling exhibitions, packing, etc.).

 

CARFAC

CARFAC
Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) is incorporated federally as a non-profit corporation that is the national voice of Canada’s professional visual artists. As a non-profit association and a National Art Service Organization, our mandate is to promote the visual arts in Canada, to promote a socio-economic climate that is conducive to the production of visual arts in Canada, and to conduct research and engage in public education for these purposes.

CARFAC was established by artists in 1968 and has been recognized by the Status of the Artist legislation. CARFAC is guided by an active Board, elected by the membership.

We believe that artists, like professionals in other fields, should be paid for their work and share equitably in profits from their work. As the national voice of Canada’s professional visual artists, CARFAC defends artists’ economic and legal rights and educates the public on fair dealing with artists. In doing so, CARFAC promotes a socio-economic climate conducive to the production of visual arts. CARFAC engages actively in advocacy, lobbying, research and public education on behalf of artists in Canada.


cmagazine

C Magazine
C Magazine
 is a Toronto-based contemporary art and criticism periodical devoted to providing a forum for significant ideas in visual art and culture. Each quarterly issue explores a new theme through original art writing, criticism and artists' projects.

With an emphasis on leading edge design and content, C is 76 pages perfect bound in full colour, and printed on FSC certified paper, with a full colour matte cover.

Our readers are visual arts professionals, scholars, and art appreciators, including writers, critics, artists, curators, dealers, educators, students, consultants and art collectors.

C Magazine is published quarterly by C The Visual Arts Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization established to present ideas, advance education and document contemporary visual art and artist culture.


Delta

Delta Optical
For over 40 years, Delta Optical has been synonymous with quality workmanship, innovative products and exemplary customer service. It’s rare to see the genuine and lasting relationships they have built with their customers. It is not unusual to see many generations of families who have purchased glasses from Delta since the inception of the stores. The small optical chain provides service in Square One, Fairview Mall and Hillcrest Mall. Now with the addition of a fourth location in Oakville, the buzz about Delta Optical resonates throughout the GTA and beyond. They even ship glasses regularly to discerning customers as far as Europe, South America and the Middle East.

The eyeglasses at Delta Optical are handpicked as they travel around the world meeting with the inner circle of trend forging optical designers. Unlike traditional “brand name” frames, these are artists who strictly design eyewear – crafting their frames using pioneering engineering techniques and the highest quality materials.

Delta Optical is given advanced opportunity to place orders on behalf of fashion-conscious clients who appreciate the craftsmanship and adore the unique styles exclusive to Delta. These boutique styles can start at a reasonable $280 for both sunglasses and prescription frames. The highest end lines will have a price tag that parallel the extraordinary materials incorporated; buffalo horn, 22kt gold, platinum, exotic woods and incredibly light-weight carbon fiber.


Humber

Humber School of Creative and Performing Arts
The School of Creative and Performing Arts is the multidisciplinary home to ten internationally recognized arts programs taught by working industry professionals. We train artists in the art, business, and production specific to their industries, fostering transferrable skills.

Our programs are:

Acting for Film & Television
Arts Administration
Comedy Writing & Performance
Comic Scriptwriting by Correspondence
Creative Book Publishing
Music Degree
Jazz Performance Certificate
Community Music
Theatre Performance
Theatre Production
The School for Writers

 

Dawani

Murlidhar Dawani
Trained as an architect, Murlidhar Dawani is an Art Collector and a Patron based in Oakville, Canada. With a flourishing practice in Asia, Murlidhar has acquired an iconic status among architects int eh region and his anthropolgical urge takes him on multiple tropes of inquiries exploring architectural histories and its relationship with identity. Given his penchant for heritage preservation and research interests in the marking of Sindhi identity, his oeuvre has been critically reflected upon by institutions such as Aga Khan Award for architecture.

Works from his art collections have been loaned to many critical international exhibitions across the world.

 

OCAF

The Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund (OCAF)
The Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund (OCAF) was established in 1999. It has three aims: (1) to increase cultural tourism by providing investments to assist Ontario organizations to develop, promote and present one- off or first time events, or a significant expansion of existing activity, which are designed to attract new tourists and visitors to cultural events; (2) increase the earned revenue capability of the applicant organization; and (3) support events that foster economic growth and contribute to job creation.

OCAF achieves this by providing up front working capital directed towards the applicant’s marketing and promotional costs, with the investment taking the form of a partially repayable loan.

OCAF board decisions are informed by sound economic analysis and measurable results.

Since 1999, the Government of Ontario has invested $41.75 million in the Fund and the success of the initiatives in which OCAF has invested has led to a healthy replenishment of the Fund for future projects. The program is now expected to continue until 2017-2018, with funding approvals of over $72 M by that time (almost double the government investment!)

 

Stephen

Stephen Bulger Gallery
Founded in 1994, the Stephen Bulger Gallery has focused on the exhibition and sale of international contemporary and historical photographs.  The gallery maintains an inventory of approximately 15,000 photographs with a special emphasis on works that define the documentary tradition as well as historical photographs from Canada. We also maintain a bookstore with a title list of over 3,000 books on photography. Open to all levels of collecting, the gallery specializes in working with first time buyers and includes institutions and individuals on all continents in its clientele.  The gallery's newly expanded facility includes CAMERA, which hosts free Saturday afternoon film screenings and is also available for private rental.

 

OCADU

OCADU: Onsite Gallery
Officially opened in 2007 as the OCAD Professional Gallery, the gallery became Onsite Gallery in 2010. Onsite Gallery, OCAD University’s professional gallery and experimental curatorial platform for art, design and digital media, fosters social and cultural transformations. Onsite Gallery serves the OCAD University community and the general public.

MANDATE

Onsite Gallery’s mandate is:

  • To advance the goals, aspirations and strategic priorities of OCAD University
  • To collaborate with professional artists, designers and curators
  • To develop public art, design and media interventions and works outside of the gallery
  • To play a leadership role in developing dialogues and programming of relevance to Toronto, and to link these to international practices and issues
  • To involve and respond to a diverse public of students, faculty and staff, as well as local and international cultural participants 
  • To stimulate curricular and co-curricular learning and innovative research in art, design and curatorial practice
  • To heighten the public profile of OCAD University and to provide vital encounters between the university and the public
  • To develop programs, systems and policies that involve and converse with people of widely differing experiences, including students, faculty, staff, researchers, artists, designers, curators and the general public
  • To support excellence in visual culture
  • To promote engaged citizenship through exploration of society, culture and aesthetics

 

ArtAdvisory

ArtAdvisory.com
Professional Appraisal Reports

Art Advisory.com provides appraisal services by qualified personal property appraisers, professionally trained in appraisal theory, principles, procedures, ethics and law. All reports prepared comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of the Appraisal Foundation (www.appraisalfoundation.org) and the Appraisal Report Writing Standard of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA)( www.isa-appraisers.org). Appraisals of certified cultural property also comply with the requirements of the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board

 

Haliburton

Haliburton School of Art + Design (Fleming College)
DESIGN STUDIES WITH A DIFFERENCE

Our programs are different; they are built on a design education philosophy that integrates art, material practices, production techniques, and experiential learning - all explored through the lens of design discipline principles, elements and processes.

Each program is structured to inspire creative thinkers, builders and problem solvers, and to provide students with solid technical skills training. Students work with professional designers and apply their skills in state-of-the-art studios.

Be the one who shapes the future of design. Prepare for all creative possibilities at Haliburton School of Art + Design.

 

Akimbo

Akimbo Art Promotions
Join an online community of art-lovers from around the world! Plug in to Akimboart’s network and get the most up-to-date information about exhibitions, openings, publications, performances, screenings, lectures, launches, calls for submissions, workshops and jobs related and relevant to visual culture in Canada. Visit http://www.akimbo.ca/

 

Above Ground Above Ground Art Supplies
Above Ground Art Supplies began in 1983.

We began in a tiny, windowless second story location, just down the street from the Ontario College of Art & Design, now known as OCAD University. After a couple of months we moved to a street level space around the corner and continued to expand over the next 15 years, until we had 3000 square feet and nowhere else to grow.

Above Ground specialized in hard to find items, quickly becoming a haven for art students and professional artists alike. The quest to have the greatest selection continued, and the need for a new larger location quickly followed.

 

Aga

Aga Khan Museum
The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada offers visitors a window into worlds unknown or unfamiliar: the artistic, intellectual, and scientific heritage of Muslim civilizations across the centuries from the Iberian Peninsula to China.

Its mission is to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of the contribution that Muslim civilizations have made to world heritage. Through education, research, and collaboration, the Museum will foster dialogue and promote tolerance and mutual understanding among people.

As a vibrant educational institution, the Museum encourages the full spectrum of public engagement with its diverse Permanent Collection of more than 1,000 objects and its ever-changing roster of exhibitions and innovative programs – including music and dance performances, theatre, lectures, workshops, and film screenings.

The Aga Khan Museum has an international mandate. It maintains strong ties with such institutions as the Musée du Louvre in Paris, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar. It is also deeply committed to forging relationships with Canadian institutions and communities. Together, these global and local connections generate exciting opportunities to enhance scholarship, inspire temporary exhibitions, and produce public programs honouring the spirit of collaboration upon which the Museum is built.

 

 

COC Canadian Opera Company
Based in Toronto, the Canadian Opera Company is the largest producer of opera in Canada and one of the largest in North America. The company enjoys an international reputation for artistic excellence and creative innovation.
HotDocs

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
The Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is an historic, century-old cinema located in Toronto’s vibrant Annex neighbourhood. It is a year-round home for first-run Canadian and international documentaries, as well as special documentary presentations and showcases, including the popular Doc Soup screening series. Continuing its longstanding role as a community cinema, it also hosts many of the city’s independent film festivals and offers audiences some repertory and specialized fiction film programming.

 

TorontoFlower

Toronto Flower Company
Find the perfect gift for any occasion with the Flower Co. All of our floral arrangements and bouquets are made fresh to order with newly cut flowers. In our catalog you will be able to find the perfect gift for any occasion - birthdaysanniversaries and special holidays. Take advantage of our local calla liliesroses, & gerbera daisies and allow one of our master florists to design the perfect flower arrangement for you.

Same Day Flower Delivery

Our specialty at the Flower Co is to provide our customers with the best service possible. That's why we have our own trucks, we import our own flowers and work with the best local florists in the region. Whether you need help with a future event, or to make sure that flowers are delivered same day, then we're here to help! Our delivery regions include the Greater Toronto Area as well as Mississauga, Vaughan, Brampton, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Whitby, Ajax, Scarborough, Etobicoke, Markham & Pickering.

 

SteamWhistle

Steam Whistle Brewing
The Steam Whistle story begins in the spring of 1998 when three friends were on a canoe trip in the Ontario heartland. Greg Taylor, Cam Heaps and Greg Cromwell had all been colleagues at one of Canada's premier microbreweries producing quality beer in the late 1980's and 90's - before it was bought out by a national brewer and closed down. As they sat around the campfire, the self-named "Three Fired Guys" dreamed of running their own brewery one day.

They wanted to make a Pilsner that would compete with the best in the world. They wrote a plan and quickly attracted investors with their vision and passion.

 

WildNorth

Wild North Flowers
Using 100% Ontario-Grown flowers, we design and deliver seasonal arrangements throughout Toronto and the GTA.

Our design style is natural and elegant, with that "fresh from the garden" look. We buy directly from local growers so our flowers are always super fresh. To cut down on waste, instead of having dozens of options, we offer a limited number of curated daily designs based on what is freshest that day. You pick the size and colour palette, we do the rest.  

We do wedding and events all year, from city hall bridal bouquets to corporate galas, and everything in between. Looking for something custom? No problem! Email or call us, we are happy to help.

We are committed to giving back to our community, and donate 2% of all sales to a different local charity each month. We offer free delivery in the City of Toronto, and $5-$10 for GTA delivery. You can order online until Midnight (Toronto time) for next-day delivery. 

 

Gladstone

Gladstone Hotel
The Gladstone Hotel is where ideas are cultivated and magic happens. It’s where people come to participate. It’s an accessible space that allows artists, travellers and diners to collide, collaborate, disagree, debate, fall in love, get in trouble and get away with it. Set within the historic walls of Toronto’s oldest continually operating hotel, the Gladstone has evolved into a social and cultural house with 37 artist designed hotel rooms, a restaurant + bar and four unique event venues.

And the art – it’s everywhere. The Gladstone provides access to locally-made works 365 days year. Partnering with community organizations and arts curators, the Gladstone produces a long list of exhibitions and programs including: Thats So Gay, a celebration of Pride, Grow Op, a provocative exploration of landscape and place; If Walls Could Talk, an experiential illustration show; Hard Twist, a juried textile exhibition; Why the @#&! Do you Paint?, which coincides with Nuit Blanche and many more. 

There are many layers that make the Gladstone Hotel the authentic, community-focused environment it is today.  Don’t worry, we made this diagram so understanding it is pretty much a slice of cake.

 

 

 

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