10-18-18 1:00 PM EDT | Email Article

CF Lime Ridge Presents First-Ever Youth and Emerging Art Fair and Exhibition

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More than 100 pieces of art on display from October 25 – 28, 2018

HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - CF Lime Ridge, in partnership with the Hamilton Arts Council, is proudly hosting its inaugural Youth and Emerging Art Fair and Exhibition showcasing original artwork from up and coming student artists. Curated by the Hamilton Arts Council, a call for submission was issued to local secondary and post-secondary students as well as recent college and university graduates in Southwestern Ontario to submit visual pieces of artwork aligned to Cadillac Fairview's purpose - "Transforming Communities for a Vibrant Tomorrow". The initiative was intended to highlight community issues students are most passionate about and their vision for the future of Hamilton.

"CF Lime Ridge is committed to providing different and inspiring experiences that are meaningful for our community, in particular youth," said Liem Vu, General Manager, CF Lime Ridge. "Arts and culture is an important focus in the Hamilton region and this exhibit provides a creative outlet that not only empowers and inspires youth but also shines light on how we can bring forth positive change in our own community."

Sixty five artists combining for 122 pieces of artwork in the form of paintings, illustrations and photography will be showcased at the exhibit as chosen by a jury comprised of representatives from Cadillac Fairview, the Hamilton Arts Council, First Ontario Credit Union and Earls Court Gallery. The artwork will be on display from October 25 to October 28 at CF Lime Ridge, on the lower level by Entrance 1.

"The Hamilton Arts Council is dedicated to strengthening the role of the arts and culture in the City of Hamilton and we were delighted by the response from students passionate about art as well as the future of the community who embraced the unique art challenge, said Annette Paiement, Executive Director, The Hamilton Arts Council. "We're thankful to likeminded and collaborative partners like CF Lime Ridge for providing a platform for emerging youth to share their creativity with the entire city."

A VIP preview event will be held on Thursday, October 24 to unveil the exhibition. Four deserving students who best articulated Cadillac Fairview's brand purpose will be announced and awarded prizing.

VIP Event Details:


CF Lime Ridge in proud partnership with Hamilton Arts Council presents the first-ever Youth and Emerging Art Fair & Exhibition 


Wednesday, October 24th 6:00pm - 7:30pm (VIP Event including media)
Artwork will be displayed until Sunday October 28


CF Lime Ridge 999 Upper Wentworth St. Hamilton, ON. L9A 4X5 - Lower level, near Entrance 1


Judging Panel includes:

  • Liem Vu, General Manager, CF Lime Ridge
  • Annette Paiement, Executive Director, The Hamilton Arts Council
  • Ellen Davidson, Board of Directors, The Hamilton Arts Council
  • Tom Irvine, Director, Community Impact, First Ontario Credit Union
  • Robert (Bob) Daniels, Founder, Earlscourt Gallery

Photo and Interview Opportunities:

  • Capture b-roll and photos from the Art Exhibition submitted by talented local youth from across Southwestern Ontario
  • Award ceremony unveiling four student winners and prizes
  • Interviews with CF Lime Ridge, Hamilton Arts Council, participating youth artists

For more information, visit www.cflimeridge.com or www.hamiltonartscouncil.ca

About Cadillac Fairview 

Cadillac Fairview is one of the largest owners, operators and developers of best-in-class office, retail and mixed-use properties in North America. The Cadillac Fairview portfolio is owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, a diversified global investor which administers the pensions of more than 323,000 active and retired school teachers. The real estate portfolio also includes investments in retail, mixed-use and industrial real estate in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.

Valued at around $29 billion, the Canadian portfolio includes over 37 million square feet of leasable space at 67 properties in Canada, including landmark developments, such as Toronto-Dominion Centre, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, CF Pacific Centre, CF Chinook Centre, Tour Deloitte and CF Carrefour Laval.

About The Hamilton Arts Council

The Hamilton Arts Council exists to strengthen the role of the arts and culture in the City of Hamilton by making the arts accessible and relevant to the entire community. Founded in 1969 and incorporated in 1973, the Hamilton Arts Council is the second largest and one of the oldest community arts councils in Ontario. Originally known as the Hamilton & Region Arts Council and later Arts Hamilton, we have a long history of supporting local arts and culture through publication, advocacy and community partnerships.

SOURCE CF Lime Ridge

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