Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts
An 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.
This event will feature
1. Presentations by:
· Zita Cobb about the Fogo Island project
· Nicolaus Schafhausen and Zin Taylor discussing artist residencies with Fogo Island Arts
· “Residencies Matter,” a talk by Art Gallery of Ontario Curator, Kitty Scott
2. "An Outport Newfoundland Boil Up" - prepared by Chef Murray MacDonald – Top 10 “Best New Restaurants in Canada” – enRoute magazine
3. An Experience Auction - Opportunity to support artists, visit Fogo Island, and stay at the Fogo Island Inn
Featuring: Zita Cobb, Nicolaus Schafhausen and Murray McDonald
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Venue: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.
Fees: $400, sale ends April 29, 2014 – Proceeds from ticket sales support the Shorefast Foundation – primary funder of Fogo Island Arts.
For more information please visit: http://fogoislandarts.ca/located/. Click here for tickets
Series Sponsors: Fogo Island arts, Shorefast Foundation
Zita Cobb – President Shorefast Foundation
Zita Cobb is a Fogo Island native with a career spanning from senior finance professional in the technology industry to a senior vice president of strategy for JDS Uniphase. Since 2001, Cobb has dedicated her energy to her personal goals and philanthropic work.
Nicolaus Schafhausen - Strategic Adviser Shorefast Foundation / Fogo Island Arts
Nicolaus Schafhausen is an advisor for the Fogo Island Arts (a residency-based contemporary art venue for artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, curators, designers, and thinkers from around the world). His experience includes; the director at Kunsthalle Wien; artistic director of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart; director of the Frankfurter Kunstverein and a curator at the Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art in Helsinki. He is also one of the founding directors of the European Kunsthalle. Most recently, he has headed the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam.
Murray McDonald - Executive Chef Fogo Island Inn
Murray McDonald has spent the past 14 years honing his culinary craft and artistic skills in top hotels and resorts around the world. He is taking Newfoundland cuisine in a new direction by using only locally sourced ingredients. Recently, the Fogo Island Inn was nominated for Air Canada’s highly-acclaimed enRoute award for Best New Restaurants of Canada.
Tenth Annual Awards Luncheon
Every year, in conjunction with the Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons, CHKC holds the Annual CHKC Awards Dinner to honour individuals who have made outstanding achievements and contributions to the disability of deaf-blindness, and to raise much needed funds to operate the centre.
Date: April 15, 2014
Location: Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Guest Speaker: The Honourable Ted McMeekin, Minister of Community and Social Services
11:45 am - Reception
12 noon - Lunch
George Brown College will accept the 2014 Canadian Helen Keller Centre Award for their exceptional community service and training.
Distinguished guests of the luncheon include: Lieutenant Governor David, C. Onley, Ruth Ann Onley,Cindy Accardi Executive Director Rotary Cheshire Homes & Canadian Helen Keller Centre, John Rafferty CEO, CNIB, President & CEO of ICIC Bank of Canada, Sriram Lyer, Honourable Vim Kochhar and Vice-Chairman & COO of Scotiabank Sabi Marwah.
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