Thursday February 23

Early Access Preview5-10 PM

Opening Night Party7-10 PM

Friday February 2411 AM-10 PM

Saturday February 2511 AM-8 PM

Sunday February 2611 AM-6 PM

Better Living Center

Exhibition Place, Toronto

countdown to artist project 2017

February 23, 2017






From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. This is a unique opportunity to meet and buy art directly from artists at Toronto’s favourite art fair.


Artist Project celebrates its 10th year with the most exciting show yet from February 23 to 26, 2017 at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, 195 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto.


2017 Jury Members

We are pleased to present the selection committee for the Artist Project 2017:



Mark Challen is a Toronto-based writer, illustrator, speaker and media entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in arts and design communications. His new website and weekly podcast, Stylecooler, is dedicated to archiving and celebrating history’s most creative people, places, things and moments on the style side of culture. Mark has been a proud supporter of The Artist Project since its launch in 2008, and he has delivered talks at the show about art, decorating, taste and popular culture. 


Kate Barron is an arts writer, art dealer and co-founder of The Art Market, an online presence dedicated to sharing meaningful and beautiful fine art and design. She has contributed to various online publications, multiple smartphone apps, and has also been published in Canadian Architecture Magazine. Kate has worked with the Vancouver Biennale, an organization that brings public art and installations by international artists to Vancouver and its surrounding cities.


Lukus Toane is the Director of Exhibitions at the Gladstone Hotel. Lukus has been a part of the Gladstone Exhibitions team since 2013. He is responsible for working with curators and organizing all the talented artists that come through our doors. His responsiblities include creative & artistic projects management and development of year-round curatorial / exhibitions programming at Toronto’s leading Art Hotel.






10 Alcorn Avenue, Suite 100, Toronto, ON M4V 3A9

(416) 960-5395 |

Claire Taylor

Show Director

(416) 960-4527 |


Emily-Jean Alexander

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Relations and Administrative Coordinator

(416) 960-5395 |


Catia Varricchio

Strategic Sponsorship

416-960-4511 |

Mimi Shao

Marketing & Communications Manager

(416) 960-4513 |


Patti Stewart

Vice President, Informa Canada Inc.

(416) 960-4510 |


Nina Eksir

Special Projects & Recruitment Coordinator

416-512-3869 |