Toronto Art Book Fair

2019 Program Artist

Karie Liao (born in Miri, Malaysia; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) and Maxine Proctor (born in Marsden, SK, Canada; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) are the founders and organizers of the Toronto Art Book Fair (TOABF). TOABF is a free public festival that celebrates and explores the breadth of printed matter. TOABF is dedicated to increasing the visibility, dissemination, appreciation, and understanding of the artists’ book and its contemporary manifestations within the visual arts field in Toronto and abroad.


Read me, Love me, Leave me: Toronto Art Book Fair

Read me, Love me, Leave me explores different modes of reading through collaboration, humour, and storytelling. Invited guest artists, including Life of a Craphead, Katie Lyle & Shelby Wright, and Cotey Pope, respond to works that they have created, admire, find inspirational, or spark curiosity. In the spirit of open-mic, members of the public are […]