Virgil Barrow, featured photographer in 2019, poses in front of his work on display at the Steam Whistle Gallery Downtown Toronto. [Photo Credit: Alisia DeMelo]
After incredible success, the annual Fight To End Cancer Pound-For-Pound Gallery is back!
For Immediate Release. Toronto, Ontario, Canada | The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC), in partnership FUJIFILM Canada, is excited to announce the second annual photography and art exhibit, featuring the works of various artists, who have contributed their time and talent to promoting the Fight To End Cancer.
The photo gallery, entitled “Pound for Pound: Heavyweight works by FTEC artists” will run online from April 15 until the live launch at the Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala on Saturday May 27, 2023.
The exhibit will kickoff with an online launch of the gallery on Saturday April 15th starting at 2:00PM. There will be approximately 30 pieces on sale, with all proceeds going to the Fight to End Cancer benefiting The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.
The gallery will continue live at The Old Mill Toronto on Saturday May 27, 2023 at the FTEC2023 Annual Charity Boxing Gala. All pieces sold will remain on display for the duration of the exhibit. There is also the opportunity to purchase other items through the Fight to End Cancer online gallery.
We’re proud to announce Fujifilm as the official photo printing partner for the Fight To End Cancer.
Since the 1930’s, Fujifilm has been developing film technology and suppling the world with its legendary film stock. Over the past 65 years, Fujifilm papers have been used to create, document and preserve moments in world events and in people’s lives. The partnership is a perfect match, as we forge forward, helping to build incredible memories and a cancer free future.
THE POUND-FOR-POUND GALLERY IS NOW FEATURED IN OUR ONLINE AUCTION
Fight To End Cancer is holding an online auction, open to the public, for the first time ever. Our 2023 auction, presented by Humbertown Jewellers, is now open to the public! 100% of funds collected from the Steam Whistle Gallery Auction is donated to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Don’t miss your chance to secure your favourite piece!
PICK-UP/DELIVERY NOTE: All purchased pieces will be available for pickup at Old Mill Toronto on Saturday May 27 from 10 pm – 11pm or Sunday May 28 from 9 am – 11 am. Alternatively, delivery will be the expense of the purchaser.
A special thank you to contributing photographers:
Arnold Caylakyan, Michael Goizman, Spencer Wynn, Virgil Barrow, Rebecca Freeman, Chris Small, Mette-Margrethe Nielsen, Matteo Forgione, Krissy Turriff, Kaitlin Black, Sandi Ralph, Alex Small, Alexandra Perpick, Alisia DeMelo, Jason Keel, George Boutsalis, Jeff Lockhart, Jeff Rocchi, Joe Atikian, Luis Paredes, Natalie Kemp, Paul Barclay, Paul Millar, Zardasht Abdulkhalegh
About Fujifilm | www.fujifilmprintlife.ca
We are excited to be the official photo printing partner for the Fight To End Cancer. Since the 1930’s, Fujifilm has been developing film technology and suppling the world with its legendary film stock. Over the past 65 years, Fujifilm papers have been used to create, document and preserve moments in world events and in people’s lives.
Today, as a world leader in advanced imaging technology, Fujifilm has never strayed from its roots. Fujifilm’s Print Life business is printing fine art metal enlargements for the Fight To End Cancer art exhibit. This technology and the wow-factor these prints provide are available to everyone online, not just for the exhibit. Visit our web site to see how you can create works of art just as beautiful as those being displayed at the Steam Whistle gallery for the Fight To End Cancer. We look forward to an exciting fight this year and will look forward to all the special moments in the coming years.
About The Fight To End Cancer
The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is a year-round initiative carried out by ambassadors, sponsors and volunteers worldwide. Over $2,000,000 has been donated to date, since our inaugural year, in 2012. Funds raised by FTEC are donated directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Each year we celebrate the incredible hard work and dedication of our FTEC family with a black-tie charity boxing gala. This gala showcases ten men and women who represent our Official Fight Team. Our goal is to raise funds for cancer research year-round with the support of the local community and business owners. Let’s make a difference now in the fight to end cancer, for a long and successful future for everyone. This is an event like no other and has quickly become one of the most anticipated events in Toronto. www.fighttoendcancer.com
About The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation at University Health Network raises funds for breakthrough research, exemplary teaching and compassionate care at Princess Margaret Hospital and its research arm, the Ontario Cancer Institute, which now includes The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute and The Campbell Family Breast Cancer Research Institute. More information about the Foundation can be found at www.thepmcf.ca