Ontario and B.C. artists named recipients of 3D printing grants

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By Lauren La Rose | Metro News

TORONTO — Two artists from British Columbia and Ontario are recipients of the first grants from a fund dedicated towards promoting innovative work through 3D printing technology.

Vancouver-based Geoffrey Farmer and Duane Linklater of Moose Cree First Nation in northern Ontario will be able to draw from the $100,000 Be3Dimensional Innovation Fund.

The fund is a collaboration between Ryerson University and Toronto-based 3D printing studio Think2Thing, co-founded by famed photographer Edward Burtynsky and designer David Didur.

Farmer and Linklater will have their completed projects displayed at the Ryerson Image Centre and the National Gallery of Canada.

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