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2019 401 Richmond Career Launcher Prize

Posted February 20, 2019

Each year, 401 Richmond Street West welcomes an emerging artist into its community through the 401 Richmond Career Launcher Prize. The Career Launcher Prize provides an exceptional opportunity to occupy a coveted 500 sq. ft. studio for one year at 401 Richmond Street West, one of Canada’s most dynamic arts facilities. The award recipient will become part of a unique community of artists, cultural producers, creative pioneers, passionate activists and social entrepreneurs. The recipient is chosen from a Toronto-wide competition by a panel of visual arts professionals. The Career Launcher Prize …

TAXED OUT Exhibit in the News

Posted September 14, 2018

TAXED OUT, the first-ever gallery exhibit of the Ryerson City Building Institute opened this past Monday in the Urbanspace Gallery at 401 Richmond. On Wednesday, September 12th, the exhibit officially launched with a panel discussion featuring Kristyn Wong-Tam (Toronto City Council Candidate), LoriAnn Girvan (Chief Operating Officer, Artscape), Mark Garner (Executive Director, Downtown Yonge BIA), Peter Tomlinson (sessional lecturer, University of Toronto) and Rob Sysak (Executive Director, West Queen West). The evening was filled with a lively and passionate discussion …