Call to Artists – Toronto’s First Anonymous ART Show -Year 2

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Call to Artists

The ART for Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce “Toronto’s First Anonymous Art Show- Year Two”.  This group exhibition and fundraising event will feature work from established as well as emerging artists, including many of our workshop participants.  This event is an important fundraiser for the many creative programs delivered free by ART for Cancer Foundation, to people living with cancer.

Hundreds of original paintings created in a diverse style and subject matter will be available for sale all sized  8” x 8” x 1½” (gallery style) canvas or wood cradled panel. Each piece is priced at $100.

The artist remains a mystery, until after the purchase. Purchased paintings are immediately taken off the wall and given to the purchaser. In its place a sold tag will hang revealing the artist’s name and a photo of the art. Tax receipts are available to the artist once a piece is sold.

The opening reception and sale is Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, at AFC Place- 1884 Davenport Road and the sale continues until Sunday, December 4th, giving the community an opportunity to purchase original art in time for Christmas, while at the same time supporting a worthy cause.


All Artwork MUST meet the following requirements:

  1. Original paintings, unframed 8” x 8” x 1 ½”,(gallery style) canvas or wood cradled panel
  2. Two dimensional works only, no diptychs or triptychs
  3. Full name, signature, title and website (if available)  written on the back of the canvas
  4. Canvases signed on the front will not be accepted
  5. Mark an “up” arrow on the back of canvas to indicate top
  6. Artists may submit up to 3 pieces of art (no diptychs or triptychs)
  7. Artist Agreement must accompany the artwork.

Please register your intent to participate- deadline is Oct 31, 2016

To help us plan, please register your intent to participate by clicking HERE.


Deadline for delivering artwork—Saturday Nov 5, 2016 

Art work can be dropped off at AFC Place, 1884 Davenport Road, Unit 1Toronto

Anytime between 9am and 6pm on Nov 5, 2016


any Tuesday from 10-3pm prior to Nov 5

Please ensure that you include a completed Artist Agreement with your work.

Free Canvases and discounts on art purchases

This event is supported by Curry’s and DeSerres , who have donated 150, 8” x 8” x 1 ½” canvases. Details of how to obtain a free canvas (up to 2 per artist)  and additional instore discounts (up to 15%) will be provided when the artist signs up/register intent to participate.


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