GAL's Second Annual Art Auction Fundraiser

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 11:00pm to Friday, December 4, 2015 - 2:00am

Kelly Mark! Shary Boyle! Adrienne Marcella Kammerer! Amy Wong! Rob Macinnis! Beth Frey! Cody Cochrane! Meghan Farbridge! Milena Rodglic! Diana Lynn VanderMuelen! Maryanne Casasanta! Mary Ma! Kristen McCrea! Catherine Toews! Colleen McCarten! Dessa Harhay! Ilene Sova! Tomas Del Balso! Eunice Luk! Brynn Higgins-Stirrup! Nicole Aline Legault! David Woodward! Liz Little! Sagan Editions! Juliana Neufeld! Christy Kunitzky! Shellie Zhang! Meghan McKnight! And so many more, the submissions keep piling in.

DJ Mary Mack and DJ Chanteclair will be bringing the good vibes all night!

We are hosting our second annual art auction fundraiser at OCAD U, in support of Girls' Art League. We have so many amazing artists participating, we are over the moon. There will be tunes and refreshments, and wonderful times to be had. Silent auction ends at 9 pm - so be sure to come and get your bids in by then!

If you'd like to submit work, we have an open call until November 10th. Please email admin@girlsartleague.com for more info.

Girls’ Art League (GAL) is a Toronto-based art centre with the mission of empowering girls and women through the visual arts. Girls of all artistic abilities, socio-economic backgrounds, and lived experiences should have the opportunity to develop and exercise their artistic voice. We believe that this artistic voice and an empowered creative practice is cultivated when we connect, share, and learn from each other.

We provide the knowledge and resources for girls and women (GALs) to develop their artistic practice, express themselves visually, and build artistic confidence - all within a safe and supportive environment. Our team of artists and educators teach a variety of 2D, 3D, and time-based mediums, and present direct connections to successful female artists working today. GAL offers these teaching through regular 8-week courses, workshops, artist talks, self-directed learning programs, and mentorship programs. We are dedicated to building a vital community of girls and women interested in the arts in Toronto.

We are looking to continue the programming that was so successful last year. We would like to reach out to further social service organizations, and offer art education to women and girls who otherwise would not have access to such programming. Last year we offered workshops to Sheena’s Place (women affected by eating disorders), Gilda’s Club (women affected by cancer), Working Women Community Centre, Central Toronto Youth Services and other such organizations. We would like to expand this program, as well as provide weekly courses for women and girls. These programs, and rent for a space to host weekly courses are costly, and your art donations will help make this all possible!

For more information on who we are and what we do, visit us at http://www.girlsartleague.com/

You can donate at: http://www.girlsartleague.com/getinvolved/

Much love,
Girls' Art League

Venue & Address: 
OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.girlsartleague.com/
Email: 
admin@girlsartleague.com
Cost: 
Free
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Girls Art League Fundraiser Auction

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Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 11:00pm to Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 4:00am

We're delighted to invite you to Girls Art League's first Art Auction Fundraiser taking place December 6th at the OCADU Student Gallery (52 McCaul St.) We'll be auctioning works by both established Canadian artists and Toronto's top emerging artists. This is your chance to add an excellent piece to your collection as you support artists directly, and help a new non-profit arts organization in the making. 

Artists include: Shary Boyle, Heather Goodchild, Adrienne Dagg, Rob Macinnis, Jess Riva Cooper, Anahita Azrahimi, Sarah Bodri, Brette Gabel, Diana Lynn Vandermeulen, Benjamin Oakley,  Alicia Nauta, Erica Beyea  & Julia Dickens and many more!

Come by, have a drink, listen to some good tunes, and make a bid on quality art! The silent auction will conclude at 9:30 pm.The night will be DJed by the delightful Mike Bigelow!

Silent auction from 6 to 9:30 p.m. // Drinks and DJ until 11 p.m.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD U Student Gallery  52 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/girlsartleague