Founded in 1987, The Beguiling has set a new standard in Canada for comics and graphic novel retail. Showcasing the largest selection of alternative, underground and avant-garde graphic story telling in the country, The Beguiling has a worldwide reputation for excellence. Among the many accolades afforded the store, the most prestigious was the first-ever Will Eisner Spirit of Retailing Award for excellence in retailing. Please visit The Beguiling at www.beguiling.com
Toronto Public Library
Welcome to Toronto Public Library, the largest public library system in Canada, with 99 branches and 11 million items to borrow or use in the library. Visit them online atwww.torontopubliclibrary.ca.
Ontario Arts Council
We would like to acknowledge funding support from the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.
Toronto Arts Council
TCAF is produced with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.
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Canada Council for the Arts
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.
The Illustration Diploma offered within the School of Creative Arts and Animation at Seneca College is unique in the province. A four semester diploma combines traditional illustrative media, digital media and business skills to give the independent artist the skills necessary to succeed in the rapidly changing world of illustration. In addition to learning about traditional art forms such as drawing, painting, mixed media, printmaking, sculpture and digital media, students will create and register their own small business, have a working website, and have the accounting, marketing and revenue generating skills to succeed as entrepreneurial artists. Graduates go on to work in children’s and comic book illustration, spot and advertising illustration and the burgeoning industry of concept art for TV, film and game animation.
The School of Creative Arts and Animation is located at the Seneca@York campus and offers diplomas in Animation, Game Art, Graphic Design, Digital Photography, Digital Media Arts, Music Production, Acting and Documentary Filmmaking. With 10 campuses across the Greater Toronto Area, Seneca offers degrees, diplomas and graduate certificates renowned for their quality and respected by employers. Combining the highest academic standards with practical, hands-on learning, expert teaching faculty and the latest technology ensures Seneca graduates are career-ready.
Owlkids is the English youth division of Bayard Canada. Owlkids publishes entertaining, unique, high quality magazines and books that nurture the potential of children and instill in them a love of reading and learning. Please visit our website: www.owlkids.com
The Consulate General of France in Toronto
The Consulate General of France supports the work of French national artists around the world. They are supporting the attendance of TCAF Featured Guests as well as exhibiting publishers.
The Goethe-Institut brings contemporary arts and ideas from Germany to Canada and fosters cultural dialogue and exchange between Europe, North America and the world.