art & community events


Art has the ability to emote and in doing so, bring about change. We both believe strongly in the power of art to create change. To date, the submission of our work to various groups and organizations has raised almost $2000.




SNAP!10

"Rainy Evening (in the City)" was selected by the SNAP!10 jury and was donated to the fundraising event supporting the AIDS Committee of Toronto.



Wychwood Barns Barn Raiser: A Celebration of Art and Culture

Evolution was selected by the jury and was auctioned off in support of the Wychwood Barns Community Association and local artists.




Toronto Works For Haiti + Auction

Garilla Photography and Visual Art donated "Liquid Glow" to Toronto Works for Haiti to be auctioned off in support of the earthquake relief effort.




Michele Taras' "The Breast Cancer Project"

Garilla Photography and Visual Art donated a framed "Divergence" to be auctioned off by Michele Taras in support of Breast Cancer Awareness during Michele's annual gala, "The Breast Cancer Project".




Michele Taras' "Eat Your Fruit and Vegetables Calendar" 2009 Launch for Sick Kids Hospital

Garilla Photography and Visual Art donated a framed "Stillness" to be auctioned off by Michele Taras in support of Sick Kids Hospital.




SNAP!08

"Glassworks" was selected by the SNAP!08 jury and was donated to the fundraising event supporting the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT).




Vibrancy: A Celebration of Life and Art

An event co-hosted with uppergallery.com. A live and silent art auction in support of the Dorothy Ley Hospice. Seven artists' work was featured at the Upper Gallery. Each artist also donated a piece of their original art work to the hospice which will be part of the hospice's art therapy program.

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Silent Art Auction in support of Fife House as part of "A Taste for Life"

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Adam's Dream Fund for Sick Kids Hospital Cancer Research

Garilla Photography and Visual Art donated a framed "Autumn Reflection" as part of a silent art auction in support of Adam's Dream Fund for Sick Kids Hospital Cancer Research.




Domani Restaurant/Garilla Photography and Visual Art fundraiser for Howard Public School's Arts Program

auction5Emma Whitla, a Howard Public School 2nd grade student, draws the name of the lucky winner, Debra Dye, from the entries held by Scott Garant.













auction4Richard Manilla and Scott Garant hand over the cheque for the raffle's proceeds to Becca Whitla, a parent on Howard Public School's Art Council.













Debra Dye was the lucky recipient of a 16" x 20" framed and matted "Autumn Reflection". From the raffle, we raised $780.00 for the Howard Public School's art program. Thanks to all of you who participated and supported the arts. You have made access to the arts a reality for the entire student body of the school and provided an avenue for the appreciation of the arts!

 

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