These Stunning Art Installations are Coming To Toronto’s Waterfront This Winter

Art Worth Braving the Cold For

Winter Stations is an art exhibition/competition to celebrate and showcase art installations on Toronto’s winter waterfront. This year in their second annual competition they will feature seven life-guard towers transformed by artists, architects and designers into stunning interactive art installations.

The exhibition will take place February 13 until March 20, across Balmy, Kew and Ashbridges Bay beaches located in the heart of the Beach community, south of Queen Street East, between Woodbine and Victoria Park Avenues.

Check out the winners of this year’s competition via the Winter Stations Instagram below:


In the Belly of a Bear

(Caitlind r.c Brown, Wayne Garrett and Lane Shordee. Calgary, Canada)


Floating Ropes by MUDO

(Elodie Doukhan and Nicolas Mussche)


Sauna by FFLO

(Claire Furnley and James Fox)


Flow by Team Secret

(Calvin Fung and Victor Huynh)


Aurora Borealis by Laurentian University

(Chris Baziw, Ra’anaa Brown, Trevor D’Orazio, Andrew Harkness, Matthew Hunter, Danielle Kastelein and Terrance Galvin, Director of Architecture, Laurentian University)


Lithoform by Ryerson University

(Remi Carreiro, Aris Peci and Vincent Hui, Associate Professor)


The Steam Canoe by OCAD University

(Curtis Ho, Jungyun Lee, Monifa Onca Charles, Reila Park, Hamid Shahi, Lambert St‐Cyr, Jaewon Kim, Jason Wong and Mark Tholen, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental Design)