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Every year, Exploriem.org will host Artifex, the Professional Artist Gala. The purpose of the Gala is to raise funds for entrepreneurial artists while providing them with support and publicity. Artists include fashion designers, new media creators, filmmakers, musicians, graphic artists and writers.

Artifex 2012, the inaugural Professional Artist Gala, has a host of inspiring and entertaining activities that make up this year’s spectacular event. 

Join us on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. at the National Art Gallery’s Water Court where a shimmer of natural light filters through a pool of water. There you’ll meet a gathering of artists showcasing their works in the Artifex “Brevis Galleries”—where you can browse, talk to the artists and learn more about their works.

You’ll also meet Carl Bray, one of Canada’s leading young composers, who will play Quantum Entity the music with Andrés del Castillo of Eight Seconds and others you may know. You’ll listen to music, savor gourmet food and sip the best wines while browsing the Silent Auction tables to select your bids.

This Year’s Spotlight Artists 

Spotlight Writer – Bruce M. Firestone 

The official Book Launch and Release of Quantum Entity: We are all ONE—Book One of a new trilogy written by Bruce M. Firestone will take place at the Gala.

Spotlight Filmmaker – prototypeD

prototypeD has created Quantum Entity—the movie. This will be shown after the launch and worldwide release of the novel. prototypeD is a member run, not-for-profit urban workshop organization. It brings together Ottawa’s artists, students and professionals into a dynamic productive working environment. It provides its members with access to workshop tools, workspace, high speed servers and high-tech digital fabricating equipment such as laser cutters, CNC machines and 3D printers.

Event Funding

Funds raised from this event will be donated to prototypeD to support its efforts on behalf of Ottawa’s artist community.

Join us and help make Artifex 2012, the inaugural Professional Artist Gala, a huge fundraising success. 

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