And the winner is, *Drumroll please...🥁

Support Black Designers has won the coveted DesignTO 2021 People's Choice Award for Favorite Window Installation... as determined by public vote! 🏆🎖 🥳 This amazing Window Installation Mural curated by the Daniels Art Directive features several original art pieces by Deon Best!  Thank you to everyone that voted!  For more information please visit:  *photo by Guershom Kitsa

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Community Outreach

Deon Best has worked with numerous organizations collaborating on creative programs such as adult workshops @ the Aga Khan Museum [2019] and Kids Summer Camp workshops @ the Gardiner Museum [2019]. Additionally Deon Best has also worked with and created content for several community outreach programs such as, Spark Cultural Hotspot & the lead the Eglinton Square Community Toucan Banner. His creative influence and outreach has been experienced by hundreds of participants!   *Gardiner Museum, Modern Batik summer camp *Tucan Community Banner @ Eglinton Square, in partnership with Metrolinx *TDSB school program + workshops *Toronto - SPARK Cultural Hotspot, Modern Batik...

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DesignTO 2021 featured artist

DesignTO Festival is Canada’s leading (and largest) annual design festival that celebrates design as a multidisciplinary form of creative thinking and making, with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week, January 22-31, 2021.  Since 2011, DesignTO has been bringing communities together to celebrate design, by taking art and design out of the studio and into the urban realm. This year, “Support Black Designers” will be a featured Window Installation on display as part of the distanced & digital DesignTO Festival! SBD is a temporary mural installed on the Daniels Building featuring writing and artwork from Black creatives. Curated by the Daniels...

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