ART – ARCHITECTURE – TECHNION
Toronto Council Art Show and Auction
Please join us for a special evening
combining art and architecture with wine and hors d’oeuvres.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
$36 per person
1451 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto
Going Going Gone! Bid on your favourite piece at the Silent Auction.
Artists will be contributing a portion of their sales to Technion Canada.
Tobi Asmoucha is a freelance photographer based out of Toronto. She has been working as a commercial and editorial photographer for many years, with photo essays appearing in publications such as Canadian Geographic and Toronto Life. Tobi’s documentary images exploring themes of community and the rituals that bind them, have received a Gold National Magazine Award and many nominations, as well as Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Jewish Arts Council grants. Along with her photographic practice Asmoucha teaches photography at Centennial College, the Haliburton School of Art, Toronto School of Art, and Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography.
Currently Tobi Asmoucha is a core member of PhotoSensitive, with her documentary photographic work in collections at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, and the Canadian War Museum.
Born and raised in Toronto, Joelle had discovered her love for photography at a very young age. Having won multiple local awards for her photography, her hobby quickly expanded into a part-time business where she began working in the entertainment industry with emerging artists and various production companies across the city. 15 years later, Joelle is now an avid travel and portrait photographer.
Spending most of her time discovering new and remote places around the world, Joelle attempts to take viewers on her journey through the stories she tells with her lens.
Doreen was born in Durban, South Africa. She started painting under the guidance of well know South African artists and exhibited in South Africa. In 1987, Doreen moved to Canada and, in addition to painting, started working for the Pay Equity Commission under the Ministry of Labour where she worked to remove discrimination of workers in female jobs. Doreen’s dedication to her work won her a 2011 GEM Award for Professionalism.
Doreen is involved in various volunteer activities. This includes missions to Israel each summer to pack army supplies and other support tasks for the SAREL organization.
Doreen paints mainly in acrylics, mixed media but also in oil. She has been part of the North York Visual Art Group for 10 years, exhibiting her work in many art shows in Toronto. She is inspired to paint abstracted figures with an African or Eastern European feel.
Yasha J. Grobman – Assistant Professor
Head, Computer Oriented Design Laboratory
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
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