Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts

March 7, 2014 by  
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Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts

 

Tuesday, April 29th, Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts was hosted at The Wychwood Barns. Over 100 guests- more than we excepted- came to this evening filled with rich culture, inspiring art and locally crafted award-winning food. Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts is a fundraising event showcasing the diversity and rich heritage of Fogo Island. Proceeds raised will benefit the Shorefast Foundation – a charity rooted in the cultural and economic development of the island.

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This event featured presentations by Zita Cobb about the Fogo Island project, Nicolaus Schafhausen and Zin Taylor discussing artist residencies with Fogo Island Arts and a talk from Kitty Scott, Art Gallery of Ontario Curator regarding “Residencies Matter”.

tableThanks to the floral decorations of Iris Fraser-Gudrunas and the vintage plates, the Newfoundland atmosphere was all over the Artscape Wychwood Barns. Moreover, the attendees could have enjoyed a Newfoundland Boil Up prepared by Chef Murray Mac Donald – Top 10 “Best New Restaurants in Canada” – enRoute magazine; as well as a Newfoundland Blueberry Lemonade.

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Auction turned out very well as every items were sold which enable Shorefast Foundation to collect over $50,000.

If you want more information on Fogo Island Arts : http://fogoislandarts.ca

The photos of the event can be found at : www.flickr.com/photos/cityeventstoronto

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