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Akin at the Artist Project

  • Better Living Centre, Toronto (map)

Akin Projects invites you to join us at the 2019 edition of Artist Project Toronto. Akin is excited to join this year's Artist Project as the non profit partner. In our booth, visitors are invited to view new work by a handful of our current members, learn more about our services and the many ways we offer support for artists.

Get your tickets here:
OR enter promo code 'AKIN' at checkout. Code valid until Feb. 24 at 6pm.

Show Hours:
OPENING NIGHT - Thursday, February 21, 7-11pm
Friday, February 22, 11am - 10pm
Saturday, February 23, 11am - 8pm
Sunday, February 24, 11am-6pm
*Art Chat: February 23, 3pm

This year, the Artist Project turns 12 with its most exciting show yet and we can't wait to be a part of it! From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 300 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad.

This year, visitors you can view and interact with new works by members of Akin's community in Akin's non profit partner booth. Artists will be on site throughout the show to discuss their work and answer your questions.

Akin Exhibiting Artists

Andrew Kennedy
Caitlin Barrie
Emily Woudenberg
Emma White
Hamid Mohammadi
Humboldt Magnussen
Jessica Thalmann
Jieun June Kim
Leone McComas
Rakefet Arieli

Art Chat at Artist Project 2019
‘What is the role of studio spaces in the artistic community’?
February 23, 3pm.
How does where you create your work impact your own personal practice and the larger Toronto art world? Join us for a conversation on the importance of building artistic community and your own space within it, featuring exhibited Akin artists Leone McComas, Jieun June Kim and Hamid Mohammadi moderated by Akin Co-Directors, artists Michael Vickers and Oliver Pauk.

About Akin:
Akin Projects is an arts programming organization and registered nonprofit established in 2015 for the purpose of providing both creative and professional development opportunities to members of Toronto’s artistic and cultural community and the public at large. We have offered services to over thousands of individuals since our inception in 2015. Our sister organization, Akin Collective, was founded in 2009 and provides affordable studio and shared workspace in a friendly atmosphere for over 300 members.

Accessibility Information:
The Artist Project is committed to excellence in serving all customers including persons with disabilities.The Better Living Centre is an accessible venue. It has a step free access to the building and is level throughout. A limited number of assisted devices are available onsite at the information desk for those who need them. Service animals are allowed into all areas of the event that are open to the public. Artist Project is happy to offer a complimentary admission pass for the support person of a person with a disability.