CN Tower (world's tallest structure)
features the paintings of 


in honor of the 100 year anniversary of France's Eiffel Tower!

In April of 1989 a dozen cities around the world celebrated the beginning of the 100th Annvirsary of France's Eiffel Tower. Toronto, with the world's tallest free standing structure, known as the CN TOWER contributed as well. The events started with the French Ambassador to Canada launching the festivities by performing a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the doors and welcome people personally to the exhibition of paintings by LAURENCE CHERNIAK.

The paintings were featured in two locations in the CN TOWER. The main entrance lobby of the CN tower as well as up in the revolving restaurant 110 stories above the streets of Toronto. The ambassador also purchased one of the pieces.

The exhibition was wonderfully received and the show was extended an additional 3 months to July 31st 1989.

During the First Annual Toronto Arts Week the paintings of
LAURENCE CHERNIAK were exhibited simultaneously in over 20 locations in the city of Toronto and in thousands of other locations in the Greater Metropolitan Toronto area.
Following are some of those sites: 1.Toronto City Hall. 2. Toronto Arts Awards Foundation Offices. 3. Canadian Broadcasting Corporaton main offices. 4. Ontario Place. 5. Ontario Gallery of Art. 6. The Metropolitan Toronto Convention and Visitors Associations main offices in the Queen's Quay Terminal Building where Mr. Cherniak served as MTCVA Artistic Director in 1987 and 1988. 7. O'Keefe Centre. 8. St. Lawrence Centre for the Perfoming Arts. 9. Toronto Public Library Central Branch. 10. Canadian National Exhibition Place. 11. Metropolitan Toronto Zoo. 12. North York Board of Education main offices. 13. City TV Main Studios Lobby. 14. Simpson's Department Stores. 15. EDEN Art Gallery. 16. NOW Art Gallery. 17. Gigi's Restaurant. 18. Strathcona Hotel Main Lobby and Restaurant. 19. Sam the Record Man's main store on Yonge Street. 20. Muddy York Restaurant. 21. Almost 100 of Toronto's Transportation Commission Transit Shelters for the public including the Toronto Subway System.
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