The Judge and Jury Exhibition

UP-Coming Events     

The Judge and Jury

of PIPAF 2018

Exhibition Opening

Friday – June 15 8 PM

The Judge – Richard Sneary
Judge  Richard Sneary is an established plein air artist from St. Louis, Missouri, is a highly acclaimed plein air artist, a winner of many awards in plein air events, collected by fine galleries and collectors and highly sought as an instructor in the field of plein air painting.

The Jury

Joy Snihur Wyatt Laking

and William Rogers

Joy Snihur Wyatt Laking is a prolific plein air artist whose work spans continents. She lives in Portapique and is familiar to all in our region as she is often spotted painting in all weather along our shores.

William (Bill) Rogers, from Antigonish, NS is a professional, award winning, plein air artist who travels broadly throughout  North America to compete in the many  established plein air events. Bill is also the Honorary Chair of the Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival.

Richard Sneary


Joy Laking 


William Rogers


4 Days Remaining  – Closes Friday.
Monika Wright

Monika Wright’s intuitive abstract art comes from the heart. The fluid abstract colours are joyful and energetic. She invites the viewer to react to the work from their own perspective, to feel an emotional response to the work and let it work it’s magic on a personal level. 

35 Artists of International Stature
Food for your soul

Saturday June 16 – The Collectors’ Preview and Awards Night
Take a piece home and appreciate it forever

Join your friends – Bring friends

Help your friends bring art into their lives.
Spread the word and make Parrsboro the centre

for Plein Air in Canada.
There will be goodies to sample, drinks to quench your thirst and live jazz to set the scene.

2018 Membership

Well folks it’s that time of year when we extend our invitation to be a part of the Art Lab world which is a key part of the ascendance of Parrsboro as a major player in the art world of our province.

Membership has its benefits.

As an artist you have the opportunity to exhibit your work in the Community Gallery.
As an artist you can enjoy working in the Art Lab classroom when scheduling permits.
As a supporter you get first dibs at registering for courses that we offer. This year we’re offering nine courses and we expect them all to sell out.
As a supporter you get special invitation to member only events.
Your membership helps in Art Lab’s ability to upgrade the teaching and exhibition facilities.
Your membership also allows us to help those unable to afford courses but who are so keen and deserving.
And last but not least your membership will allow you a warm feeling of supporting the arts in your community.

And all of this for the King’s ransom of $40 for the year…

Drop by Art Lab any time and we’ll make sure you’re registered for this exciting year..
Cheers and thanks for all your support.

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