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Faculty of Art students and grads chosen for Art09

July 8, 2009

Carly McAskill's booth at Art09

Carly McAskill's booth at Art09.

The Art09 International Art Fair took place in June this year, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The event was a fundraiser for Healthy Kids International, a project of SickKids Foundation.

Among those chosen for the Emerging Artists section, several were current students or recent graduates from OCAD’s Faculty of Art: Venus Lukic (fourth-year Drawing & Painting), Daniela Gareri (Photography, 2009); Trang Dang (Drawing & Painting, 2009), and Carly McAskill (third-year Drawing & Painting).

Artists from Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Canada, the United States, Cuba, Egypt, Finland, France, Hungary, Israel, Iran, Jamaica, Ireland, Poland, The Philippines, Bangladesh, Turkey, Korea, China and Japan, about 250 in all, presented their works for sale at the fair. Panel discussions were also held, and included presentations by 2007 Drawing & Painting alumni Gareth Bate and Stanzie Tooth.

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