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Riverdale ArtWalk

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!

Last 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 grow.

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HIGHLIGHTS

ART IN THE SHOP PREVIEW - May 24 – June 5
Queen Street
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.

ARTIST AWARDS
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.

GALLERY WALL
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

Beverly Allen 
Mountain Stream: oil on canvas

Rosemarie Armstrong 
cards

Nancy Bennett 
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 -
cards

David Harcombe -
Sparkler: photography on wood

Nicky Hindmarsh 
White Wave: acrylic on canvas

Loretta Kaltenhauser - Booth 22
Another Earth: acrylic on canvas

Lynn Leonard 
YYC: photography on wood

Jessica Lin 
Skyline Series

Shannon McManus 
Voyage: acrylic on canvas

Nadine Prada 
Full Bloom Madala: acrylic on yup paper, mounted on canvas

Christina Preece 
Glace Lawrence

Lori Ryerson 
Road to Death Valley: Photography on canvas

John Shea 
Limited edition print and some cards

 Karen Taylor
 
Birch:
 4"x4" - mixed media on birch panel

Kate Taylor 
Golden Evening: acrylic one wood

Sheila Thompson 
Mountain Midda: homewood wood and silk felt

Zoey Zoric 


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WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU

2016 Event Sponsor 
Spring Realty Inc. Brokerage


Prize Sponsor 
Above Ground Art Supplies

Community Supporters 
All Cargos Tent & Event Rentals

Ralph Thornton Centre

Riverside BIA

East End Arts

Advertising Supporters
Dimensions
Hair Code
Julie Danbrusin - Member of Parliament for Toronto-Danforth
Kristapsons
Paula Fletcher - Councillor Toronto-Danforth
Pulp Kitchen




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