The Riverdale ArtWalk 2017
Jimmie Simpson Park & Community Centre
Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th, 2017, 11am to 6pm
Riverdale ArtWalk is a FREE two-day, public fine art exhibition showcasing established and emerging artists in Jimmie Simpson Park in Toronto’s flourishing Queen East arts district. The first outdoor art show of Toronto’s season, the Riverdale ArtWalk is a great place to connect wiht artists and buy that perfect peice for your home!
year, the festival hosted over 180 participating artists and the inclusion of
local community groups, entertainment and food vendors. Now in its 19th year in
the Riverdale/Leslieville area of Toronto, the festival has grown to reach an
audience of over 20,000 art enthusiasts and supporters. Through new partnership
opportunities with the local BIA, the Riverdale ArtWalk expects to continue to
ART IN THE SHOP PREVIEW - May 24 – June 5
Coffee shops, stores and boutiques are previewing Riverdale ArtWalk artists — recognized not only within our city, but nationally and internationally. We encourage you to discover the richness of Toronto’s East End.
Announced 1pm Sunday Artists' Network Booth
Many thanks to our sponsor, Above Ground Art Supplies, for supporting artists’ awards — helping us to celebrate outstanding achievement across media.
Artists’ Network Booth
Get a good overview of participating artists by visiting the featured gallery wall at the Artists’ Network booth (south side of the park facing Queen Street). Booth numbers enable you to find the work you love quickly and easily.
GUIDED ART WALK
Join Lynne Patterson, a long-time resident of Riverside, who has an interest in arts and culture takes you on a stroll along Queen Street and discover Riverdale ArtWalk art displayed at various locations and learn more about this vibrant neighbourhood.
RIVERSIDE EATS & BEATS STREETFEST
Taste the best of the hood & enjoy music beats in the heart of Queen Street East.
SPRING REALTY COMMUNITY ART SWAP
Try your hand at creating a unique artwork that explores the theme “Home is where the Art is”. Then keep it or swap it for one from the Community board. Tweet your piece: #HomeisWhereTheArtis
WIN! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD & DRAW
Win a beautiful piece of art!
Complete a ballot at the Artists’ Network booth. Look for the “I Gave Art” sign in participating booths.
Thank you to the following artists #IGaveArt
Mountain Stream: oil on canvas
Soothe: oil on canvas
Denise Buisman Pilger
Discoveries: Montreal - 9”x9" soft cover book featuring a series of hand layered photo based mixed media paintings
Chas Burke -
Superior Hills in Fall: oil
Josee Duranleau -
David Harcombe -
Sparkler: photography on wood
White Wave: acrylic on canvas
Loretta Kaltenhauser - Booth 22
Another Earth: acrylic on canvas
YYC: photography on wood
Voyage: acrylic on canvas
Full Bloom Madala: acrylic on yup paper, mounted on canvas
Road to Death Valley: Photography on canvas
Limited edition print and some cards
Golden Evening: acrylic one wood
Mountain Midda: homewood wood and silk felt
MAP TO THE PARK
WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU
2016 Event Sponsor
Spring Realty Inc. Brokerage
Above Ground Art Supplies
All Cargos Tent & Event Rentals
Ralph Thornton Centre