OCAD is having its annual Whodunit? Art sale.
Students, faculty and the local artists can submit a 5×7 inch piece of art in any medium. The catch? The names are on the BACK of the artwork. This way, people will purchase the artwork for $75, and not know whether the artwork is done by a local famous artist or a first year student until after the purchase is made. I think it’s a great concept, because people are buying the art for the art, and not because of the name.
The Gala Preview has an entrance price of $150 dollars, and the Whodunit? art sale has sponsors such as TD Insurance, Direct Energy, and CP24. The Globe and Mail calls it “one of the city’s most ingenious art fundraisers”. If you are interested in checking it out, you can attend the free public art sale on November 20th from 10AM – 4PM.
You might see me there, and you might also see one of my submissions :)
To find out more visit http://whodunit.ocad.ca/. I think it’ll be an extremely interesting experience!