#TAAP5 – The Annex Art Party: Unicorn Awards Event Outline

  • Vendors - The deadline to register and buy your space is on August 22th, 2018.

Vendors click through to register your table


Patrons the 1st 50 get food and wine


The Annex Art Party

Creative community + positive vibes

  • The Annex Art Party is an event featuring positive vibes for a creative community; emerging artists of Toronto can connect through a series of beautifully choreographed events that include vending their art, mixing and mingling, and performing live art like dance or music. The event also offers food and beverages to artists and vendors alike.

The theme for TAAP5 is Find Your Sunshine

Event dates

  • The deadline to register and buy your space is on August 22nd, 2018.
  • The event will be hosted on Saturday, August 25th.

Event schedule

  • Setup starts at 1 p.m. For vendors
  • doors open to the public at 2:30 p.m.

Wine, Cheese & Soul Food

  • First 50 event goers get a free meal and beer at the bar.

Performers start

  • Performances start at 2:30 p.m.

Unicorn Awards

I'm introducing award show for #TAAP5 #FindYrSunshine – Voting will be done at the event through ballots as well as on the @CreativeUTO IG page for most hearts and or comments (let's call it volume).

  • Voting for Unicorn Awards starts at 3 p.m. on IG
  • Voting on the floor starts at 2:30 p.m.
  • Eventgoers and Judges walk around with ballots of artists to visit
  • Votes are counted and revealed at 6 p.m.
  • The awards will be presented to artists starting at 6:00 p.m.

Golden Unicorns

  • Artists who get the most votes get golden unicorns
  • Runner ups get silver unicorns

The categories will be

Live painting of the summer – You have 6 hours to capture the philosophy of the event, which is #FindYrSunshine
Best art installation - focusing on the best table presentation Strongly encouraging artist to start thinking beyond a table and set up art installations?
Art of the Summer - Focusing on a single piece of work that captures and defines the philosophy of the event with an award/certificate presented to the artist.
Emerging Artist of 2018 - Is awarded to an artist who has never featured at a TAAP event before with the most volume
Cosplayer of the summer - We encourage artist and patrons alike to be creative and dress free. Come in as a work of art and get the most volume and win.
Tinkerer of the Summer – Are you in to arts and craft? Jewelry? Enamel pins? Steampunk? The artist with the most volume on IG gets Tinkerer of the Summer
Curator of the Summer – Art curators are welcome, this includes collectors, galleries, or if you have your own collection. Curator with the most volume wins
Performer of the Summer – Videos of our performers will be uploaded on IG, and the performer with the most volume wins

Note: All votes are separated in to 3 categories,

  • The vote their top 3 most memorable artists (each category)
  • event vote top 3, gives up to 3 points
  • Instagram comment gets 2 points
  • and 1 heart gets 1 point.


  • Judges award their own set of points to artists
  • Will include industry insiders, art collectors, and art experts
  • The panel of judges will award the judges favorites, at 5pm
  • as well as with Unicorn Plaques