Artist Gary Taxali and Photographer Matt Barnes to be honoured
OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint is hosting an invitation-only reception at the Art Gallery of Ontario to celebrate the collaboration of award-winning artist Gary Taxali and photographer Matt Barnes on the pop art design of the coins and packaging for the Mint's new 2012 Gift Sets and Tooth Fairy Gift Card.
After welcome remarks and acknowledgments by the Mint, invited guests will be able to meet the artists and have their purchases of coins, a limited edition Gary Taxali print or books autographed.
|| Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
|| Thursday, February 16, 2012
6:30 - 8:30 pm
|| Patrick Hadsipantelis, Vice-President, Marketing & Communications Royal Canadian Mint
Gary Taxali, Coin artist
Matt Barnes, Photographer
About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.
For further information:
Royal Canadian Mint
Telephone: (613) 993-9999