A massive contemporary art fair is taking place in Toronto this weekend

Feb 21 2019, 6:53 pm

If your condo lacks personality there’s no better fix than a new piece of art.

Whether you’re in the market for an acrylic painting, a professional print or a one-of-a-kind sculpture, you’re going to find the perfect piece at The Artist Project, a contemporary art fair happening in Toronto this week.

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Running from Thursday, February 21 to Sunday, February 24, the art fair will feature works of art from over 300 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad.

This gives art enthusiasts the chance to meet with artists and buy pieces directly from them.

Nelson Cheng, @artistproject/Instagram

What sets The Artist Project apart from other art fairs is that it features pieces from a wide variety of mediums including mixed media, glass, encaustic, watercolour, and oils and acrylics.

Other must-see show features are the art chats, art battle, and the UNTAPPED Emerging Artist Competition, which is a juried competition that awards 20 emerging artists from all mediums an opportunity to exhibit at a professional-level art fair.

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Mary McLorn Valle/@artistprojectto/Instagram

Whether you’re in the market for a new piece of art or you’re just looking for a fun way to spend the weekend, a visit to The Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair needs to be in order.

Tickets can be purchased online and are $16 for adults, seniors (65+) and youth (13 to 17) are $12.50, and children 12 and under are free.

The Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair

When: February 21 to 24
Where: Better Living Centre, 195 Princes’ Blvd