One-Day Art Show and Sale by the Botanical Artists of Nova Scotia Association this Saturday

A one-day Art Show and Sale by the Botanical Artists of Nova Scotia Association, on Saturday, March 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 301, the Central Library, Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, NS.

All paintings are original botanical illustrations.

A few of the artists also feature 5” x 7” printed art gift cards of their original works.

Some of the watercolour artists will demonstrate their skills with paintings in process, throughout the day.

It’s an occasion to come have fun with us!

 

Advance Notice: BANSA’s annual art show this year will be a month-long one in the Chase Gallery, Nova Scotia Archives. Halifax, from April 4 to 30, 2020.

CALL for Artisans in Action ~ 2020 Schedule

Presented by Avon River Arts, our Artisans in Action series of pop-up markets showcase Nova Scotian artists and artisans who focus on historical trades, crafts, and art forms done in both traditional and contemporary manners.

This series is an opportunity for artists and artisans to engage an audience by demonstrating their creative process and techniques, while also offering their products for sale.

Artisans in Action takes place the first Sunday of the month, June – October, Noon until 4pm at the Avon River Heritage Museum, 17 Belmont Road, Avondale/Newport Landing in Hants County.

The cost for artists & artisans to participate is $25 per person/per event. As always artists and artisans are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Tables, chairs and refreshments are provided.

To book a space in one of our pop-up markets email the following info to avonriverarts@gmail.com

– Artist Name/ Business/Brand Name

– Website/Social Media

– Email Address

– Medium

Please select from the following dates:

June 7th – Wood / Leather / Stone
July 5th – Metal / Glass / Jewellery
August 2nd – Fibre / Pottery / Textiles
September 6th – Paint Avondale (Open to all mediums, not just painting!)
October 4th – Traditional Nova Scotian Crafts and Techniques (Mi’kmaq, Acadian and Planters)

Payments may be made out to the Avon River Arts Society and sent to PO Box 905 Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0

Please email a biography or description of your business and photographs of your work/products, or of you creating, that we may use in our promotional material (posters, social media, arts map etc).

To see photos from past events visit www.avonriverheritage.com/artisans-in-action


Avon River Heritage Society

Get off the beaten path… explore the Avon River!

www.avonriverheritage.com

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery – Live Artmaking on Saturday, March 7th with Barbara Cronk

Once again, Art 1274 Hollis is making the art scene in Halifax more interesting. See below for details.

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery, fast becoming known in HRM for Live Artmaking, is a Co-operative Art Gallery where Member Artists are encouraged to make art during their time at the Gallery – from painting to rughooking; jewellery to pottery and more – Visitors are invited to observe and ask questions – Drop by and see what’s happening!

Saturday, March 7th Barbara Cronk will be working in clay to make exquisite, true to life mushrooms OR paintings from nature.

Visit the gallery between 11am and 4pm to see Barbara Cronk at work. Barbara creates these true-to-life mushrooms and is an incredible painter of nature as well!
Learn about Barb’s process and watch her bring her creations to life.

 


1274 Hollis St., Halifax

902-446-4077

Open daily. 10am – 6pm

www.art1274hollis.ca

Art Show and Sale by the Botanical Artists of Nova Scotia Association, on Saturday, March 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

A one-day Art Show and Sale by the Botanical Artists of Nova Scotia Association, on Saturday, March 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 301, the Central Library, Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, NS.

All paintings are original botanical illustrations.

A few of the artists also feature 5” x 7” printed art gift cards of their original works.

Some of the watercolour artists will demonstrate their skills with paintings in process, throughout the day.

It’s an occasion to come have fun with us!

 

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery – Live Artmaking and Koalas

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery for February features creatures and all things loving:

Saturday, February 15th: Live Artmaking by Jessica Steponaitis from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jessica has been selected by Rug Hooking Magazine as a finalist for Celebration of Handhooked Rugs 30 to be published in August 2020. Visitors are invited to observe and ask questions – Drop by and see what’s happening!

In addition, Al Hattie’s Koalas are now available at the Gallery. Al (aka Redneck Craft Creations) has created Koalas to help the Koalas in Australia through the World Wildlife Fund @wwf_australia – A portion of the sales of these little guys will go to help the WWF with rescue efforts.


ART 1274 HOLLIS GALLERY, Halifax’s premiere Artists’ Co-op, features 23 local artists and artisans. This lively co-operative Art Gallery offers both fine art and fine craft with ever-changing new work of original, affordable paintings, jewellery, ceramic art, pottery, rug hooking and upcycled metal work.

1274 Hollis St., Halifax 902-446-4077 Open daily www.art1274hollis.ca

Watercolour Exhibition & Tangonova Retrospective! Works by Margaret Spore ~ (Postponed to FEB.14th)

Watercolour Exhibition & Tangonova Retrospective!

Works by Margaret Spore

NEW DATE

Feb 14th: Opening reception

7-9 pm

1313 Hollis St., Halifax, NS

A short demonstration of the Argentine tango will be presented around 7:45 pm.

Please join Margaret in celebrating her 70th!

The founder of Tangonova, Margaret Spore, is celebrating her 70th year, with a show of her watercolour paintings, plus 16 years of accumulated Tangonova publicity, 2003-2019. As a dance instructor and organizer who relocated to Halifax from Colorado in 2003, Margaret has been influential in establishing a community of tango afficionadas in the Maritimes. She first discoverd her passion for tango on a trip to Buenos Aires in 1994 and has been dancing it ever since!

Margaret studied with the Dartmouth Art league for the past 4 years under the guidance of Kay Stanfield (painting) and Jane Schlosberg (figure drawing)

Snow dates:

Friday, Feb 14, 7-9 pm.

Viewing times and related events at 1313 Hollis:

Sunday, Feb 23: 3-5. Artist talk/ 4 pm =Tango: Origin, Myth & Reality.

Saturday, Feb 29: 7-8:30 pm/Take a Leap & Try the Tango! = Class for all-levels.

Other viewing times by appointment.

Contact Margaret 902-229-8585/www.tangonova.com

 

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery – Koalas and Live Artmaking

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery in February features creatures and all things loving:

Particularly, Al Hattie (aka Redneck Craft Creations) has created Koalas to help the Koalas in Australia through the World Wildlife Fund @wwf_australia

A portion of the sales of these little guys will go to help the WWF with rescue efforts.

Saturday, February 8th: Live Artmaking by Barbara Cronk from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visitors are invited to observe and ask questions – Drop by and see what’s happening!

 


ART 1274 HOLLIS GALLERY, Halifax’s premiere Artists’ Co-op, features 23 local artists and artisans. This lively co-operative Art Gallery offers both fine art and fine craft with ever-changing new work of original, affordable paintings, jewellery, ceramic art, pottery, rug hooking and upcycled metal work.

1274 Hollis St., Halifax 902-446-4077 Open daily www.art1274hollis.ca

Teichert Gallery Presents Woozles Story Hour

Woozles Story Hour

Bring the kids to Teichert Gallery on Sunday, Dec. 1 for Woozles Children’s Storytime. This special event to cap off the exhibition 1,000 Words is ideally suited for children ages two to six, although folks of all ages are most welcome! A storyteller from Woozles will bring an array of picture books and read for about a half hour to 45 minutes. Then, author/illustrators Doretta Groenendyk (A Harbour Seal in Halifax, You Make Me Happy, Love You More Than Anything) and Briana Corr Scott (She Dreams of Sable Island) will step to the easel, draw, and answer questions about what they do. Woozles will also be selling books illustrated by the artists in the show. Plus, it’s the last chance to see 1,000 Words before the exhibition comes down.

EVENT: Woozles Story Hour

WHEN: Sunday, December 1st, 1-3 pm

WHERE: Teichert Gallery, 1723 Hollis Street

Pictured works are from artists: Doretta Groenendyk and Briana Corr Scott

Doretta Groenendyk

Briana Corr Scott

 


For more information please contact:

About Teichert Gallery

Teichert Gallery is Atlantic Canadas largest non-profit art sales and rental gallery supporting more than 200 local artists. With a small team of staff and volunteers, Teichert offers over 1,000 works for sale or rent annually in the Gallery and online. For over 40 years, the Gallery has donated all profits to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to buy art for the permanent collection.

1723 Hollis St, Halifax NS
902-424-3087
www.teichertgallery.ca

 

Christy Chan

Art Gallery Assistant

902 424 3087

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Open | SunMon 125 | TuesSat 105

1723 Hollis Street, Halifax (at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia)

You’re invited to the New Grad Program Open Studio!

Visual Arts Nova Scotia invites you to the New Grad Program’s Open Studio!

The emerging artists in the program have been hard at work over the past three months making work in their studio, meeting with their mentor, taking weekly professional development workshops and more! Come celebrate with them at their Open Studio and see what they’ve been working on, chat with the artists, see demos, and even buy some great art.

Open Studio
Wednesday, November 6, 6 – 9pm
Fort Massey United Church gym (2nd floor), 5303 Tobin Street in Halifax

Enjoy some art, hot cider, and snacks while supporting these great emerging artists.

The New Grad Program participants are: Rachel Anzalone, Kelsey Borden, Letitia Fraser, Séamus Gallagher, Natasha Grenke, Elly Hannon, Lauren Hodder, Alasdair Lindsay-Sinclair, and Zoë Newell.

Access details: Please use the side entrance (seen below) on Tobin Street and follow the signs up a few stairs to the main lobby and turn left after the office. The studio is located up two flights of stairs from there and, unfortunately, there is no elevator. There is a gender neutral washroom on the main floor.


For more information on this event please visit the VANS website, see the Facebook event, or contact:

Carri MacKay
Programming Coordinator
Visual Arts Nova Scotia
1113 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
t: 902.423.4694 1.866.225.8267 f: 902.422.0881
communicate@visualarts.ns.ca www.visualarts.ns.ca

The Nova Scotia Association of Architects hosts a FREE three-day Sketching Event OCT.25, 26 & 27

The Nova Scotia Association of Architects hosts a FREE three-day Sketching Event as part of Architecture Week.


Friday 25th October: Sketch-Art Demos
Saturday 26th October: Sketch-Art Guided Tours + Show
Sunday 27th October: Sketch-Art Gallery Show

Join in the fun.

Register at: tinyurl.com/sketchArt2019