OBJECToronto: art exposition of contemporary craft + design is Toronto's annual urban arts event for the promotion of unique artist-made objects. The three day event gives exposure to Canadian designer-makers who create work that reflects a convergence between craft, art and design. The artists and galleries participating work in a range of media including metal, clay, textiles, jewellery, wood, paper, plastics, glass, and mixed media. At OBJECToronto the public has an opportunity to meet artists, discover galleries and view or purchase works that are a growing and vital component of the Toronto arts community. Now in its third year, OBJECToronto 07 once again takes place at the Gladstone Hotel. This year the event includes a number of satellite exhibition venues situated around Queen Street West's gallery district.
Artists include OCAD Faculty member/Technician Chung-Im Kim, as well as Ying-Yueh Chuang, Brad Copping, Marina Dempster, Domestic Collective, Jerry Drozdowsky, duerst, Ken Gangbar, Graeme Marrs, Shanna Miller, Ken Nicol, Susie Osler, Susan Rankin, Clare Scott-Taggart and Steven Heinemann. Presenting galleries include
Harbinger Gallery, McClure & Egan Contemporary Jewellery and Objects, and Galerie Noel Guyomarch.
The exhibition takes place at the Gladstone Hotel, and other Queen West satellite galleries: David Kaye Gallery, Material Matters Gallery, Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, *new* Gallery and XEXE Gallery.