UNTAPPED EMERGING ARTISTS COMPETITION
Dedicated to supporting the development of students, new graduates, and self-taught artists, UNTAPPED Emerging Artists Competition, is a juried competition that awards 20 emerging artists from all mediums an opportunity to exhibit at a professional-level art fair for FREE. UNTAPPED Emerging Artists benefit from a dedicated feature space at the Artist Project. This program aims to provide a platform for young artists to launch their artwork to a public audience, make connections within the arts industry and gain experience in the contemporary art world.
Selected from hundreds of applications, 20 of the country’s best up-and-coming artists are invited to showcase their work for FREE!
The winner of the 2017 UNTAPPED Emerging Artists Competition was Moira Ness. Click here to view the past finalists from Artist Project 2017.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
Valet Service is available for Opening Night on Thursday, February 23. Pick up will be at the main entrance of the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place.
Valet Service will be available from 4:30PM to 10:30PM.
Valet curb charge is $30 taxes included.
Text for your car option will be available to guests. The text for your car option allows guests inside of the show to request their vehicle without having to walk out to the valet drop off point. This allows the valet company to have the vehicle warmed up and ready for them upon arrival. Guests are provided a business card in addition to their valet voucher with a number they can text and instructions should they decide to text request.
$15 daily, $12 after 6 PM
For parking lot locations, visit the Exhibition Place Parking Map.
Coming by car?
Exhibition Place is located 4kms west of downtown Toronto and is accessible via the Gardiner Expressway or Lakeshore Boulevard. Enter your postal code & get complete driving instructions
Coming by TTC?
From the West: Take the Bloor subway to Dufferin Station and proceed to street level. Board the #29 bus south to Exhibition Place.
From the East: Take the Bloor subway to Bathurst Station and proceed to street level. Board the #511 streetcar south towards Fleet Loop. Transfer to the 509/511 replacement bus towards Lakeshore and Bathurst. Exit at the “Saskatchewan Rd.” stop.
From the North: Take the Yonge-University subway to Bloor Station. Transfer to the Bloor subway to Dufferin Station and proceed to street level. Board the #29 bus south to Exhibition Place. For more information, visit TTC
Coming by GO Transit?
Exhibition Place has a GO station located on the grounds. The station name is EXHIBITION and is one stop west of Union Station on the East-West Lakeshore line. For more information, visit GO Transit
OUT OF TOWN GUESTS
Gladstone ‘Staycation’ Hotel Package
In partnership with the Artist Project, the Gladstone Hotel is offering a special Artist Project ‘Staycation’ Hotel package which includes a special hotel rate, two tickets to the fair, and a Friday Gallery tour of the Hotel’s 3 floors of exhibition space.
Internationally recognized as Canada’s favourite Boutique Art Hotel with 37 artist-designed hotel rooms, the Gladstone uniquely blends historical Victorian architecture with contemporary luxury, downtown culture and whole lot of art, making it an iconic Toronto hub for local and international travelers & artists alike.
Discount rooms starting at $169+tax/night for a Classic Room, $209+tax/night for a Gimme More Room.
To book your Artist Project Staycation contact the Gladstone at 416-531-4635 or make your reservation online HERE and use promo code ARTPRO.
Let your kids unleash their inner Picasso in this kid-friendly zone. Open to children of all ages. This is an unsupervised area.
Before you leave, pick up a re-admit slip at the Information Desk and return any day for free!
The Artist Project is committed to excellence in serving all customers including persons with disabilities. We are also committed to giving people with disabilities the same opportunity to access our goods and services and allowing them to benefit from the same services, in the same place, and in a similar way as other participants.
Click here for the full AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Customer Service Policy.
All inquiries for show news, access to speakers, show organizers and photos may be directed to our publicist Lindsay Singer, Faulhaber Communications, 416 504 0768 x 223, LS@faulhabercommunications.com and every effort will be made to provide you with information in a timely manner.
For access to the password protected Media Image Bank, click here.