THE TIME of OUR LIVES in Georgetown PEI til Sept.19


The Time of Our Lives – Art Exhibition

The Kings Playhouse

The Annual Seniors’ College Art Show and sale with over 90 paintings at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown PEI from August 22 to September 19

This is the eighth year for this group show, with some old favourites exhibiting and lots of new artists as well. The show is usually held at The Guild in Charlottetown in the spring but had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19 strain) pandemic. The Playhouse graciously offered to take on the show.

Participants say they are at “a time in their lives” when work and family commitments are reduced, and they are thrilled to have the time to put into making art. The show will feature works from all the art classes, including watercolour, acrylic, pastel, drawings and multimedia.

Seniors college is open to anyone over 50. It provides an opportunity to learn something new in a wide variety of topics. The camaraderie among the students adds a lot to the enjoyment, participants say.

Fall classes are cancelled for 2020, but watch for a decision about the winter classes in 2021. A full list of seniors college courses, schedules and descriptions is available at www.seniorscollege.ca.

The Playhouse is located at 65 Grafton St., Georgetown. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m daily. COVID-19 regulations will be in effect.

For more information, contact Marion Copleston at 902-675-4093 or mcopleston@gmail.com or The Kings Playhouse at (902) 652-2053. Toll-free: 1 (888) 346-5666.

 

The Annual Seniors’ College Art Show and Sale at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown PEI


The Time of Our Lives – Art Exhibition

The Kings Playhouse

The Annual Seniors’ College Art Show and sale with over 90 paintings at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown PEI from August 22 to September 19

This is the eighth year for this group show, with some old favourites exhibiting and lots of new artists as well. The show is usually held at The Guild in Charlottetown in the spring but had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19 strain) pandemic. The Playhouse graciously offered to take on the show.

Participants say they are at “a time in their lives” when work and family commitments are reduced, and they are thrilled to have the time to put into making art. The show will feature works from all the art classes, including watercolour, acrylic, pastel, drawings and multimedia.

Seniors college is open to anyone over 50. It provides an opportunity to learn something new in a wide variety of topics. The camaraderie among the students adds a lot to the enjoyment, participants say.

Fall classes are cancelled for 2020, but watch for a decision about the winter classes in 2021. A full list of seniors college courses, schedules and descriptions is available at www.seniorscollege.ca.

The Playhouse is located at 65 Grafton St., Georgetown. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m daily. COVID-19 regulations will be in effect.

For more information, contact Marion Copleston at 902-675-4093 or mcopleston@gmail.com or The Kings Playhouse at (902) 652-2053. Toll-free: 1 (888) 346-5666.

The Annual Seniors’ College Art Show and Sale~ Georgetown PEI Aug 22 to Sept 19


The Time of Our Lives – Art Exhibition

The Kings Playhouse

The Annual Seniors’ College Art Show and sale with over 90 paintings at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown PEI from August 22 to September 19

GEORGETOWN, P.E.I. —

The artwork of seniors college students and instructors will be showcased at The Kings Playhouse Theatre in Georgetown, from Saturday, Aug. 22, to Saturday, Sept. 19.

This is the eighth year for this group show, with some old favourites exhibiting and lots of new artists as well. The show is usually held at The Guild in Charlottetown in the spring but had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19 strain) pandemic. The Playhouse graciously offered to take on the show.

Participants say they are at “a time in their lives” when work and family commitments are reduced, and they are thrilled to have the time to put into making art. The show will feature works from all the art classes, including watercolour, acrylic, pastel, drawings and multimedia.

Seniors college is open to anyone over 50. It provides an opportunity to learn something new in a wide variety of topics. The camaraderie among the students adds a lot to the enjoyment, participants say.

Fall classes are cancelled for 2020, but watch for a decision about the winter classes in 2021. A full list of seniors college courses, schedules and descriptions is available at www.seniorscollege.ca.

The Playhouse is located at 65 Grafton St., Georgetown. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m daily. COVID-19 regulations will be in effect.

For more information, contact Marion Copleston at 902-675-4093 or mcopleston@gmail.com or The Kings Playhouse at (902) 652-2053. Toll-free: 1 (888) 346-5666.

Details Fine Art Gallery group exhibition, “Old Home Week” Aug. 5 – Aug. 12, 2020

Details Fine Art Gallery is having a group exhibition,

Old Home Week

Opening: Wed., Aug. 5, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00pm 

This exhibition will feature fine art and folk art. Paintings in various media and some sculptural pieces.

Sixteen artists have collaborated to bring you “Old Home Week” from an artistic perspective: Grace Curtis, Gale Colpitts, Gail Rhyno, Richard Vickerson, Ben F. Stahl, Damien Worth, Heather Millar, Pat Hobbs, Arlene Rice, Sandi Komst, Connie O’Brien, P. John Burden, Lisa Murphy, Clark and Maureen Fryday, William (Bill) Rogers are all contributing to the exhibition.

Shown is “Runaway” by Richard Vickerson.

Old Home Week” exhibition

Wed., Aug. 5, 2020 – Wed., Aug. 12, 2020

Details Fine Art Gallery

166 Richmond St.
Charlottetown, PE, Canada C1A 1H9

https://www.detailsfineart.com/

https://www.facebook.com/detailsartgallery

(902) 892-2233

Latest Segment of the VISUAL ARTS ABSTRACT – VANS & Visiting your area?


Visual artist, Christopher Webb, puts a spotlight on what’s happening in the visual arts community across the region including arts organization Visual Arts Nova Scotia! Christopher also asks you: What is happening in your area???

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=292806162165319


CHRISTOPHER WEBB 
Visual Artist | Curator | Lecturer  

@thechristopherwebb@thechristopherwebb@cwebbartist

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Paintings by Marianne Janowicz on exhibit at the Breadalbane Community Center, Breadalbane, PE. July 10 to July 26.

No holds barred
Recent paintings by Marianne Janowicz

are on exhibit at the Breadalbane Community Center, Breadalbane, PE.

from July 10 to July 26.

On July 10 there was a “virtual opening” with Leon Berrouard reading his poetry and Jon Rehder singing some of his favorite tunes. Marianne talked about her work. The video of the opening will be posted on Marianne’s paintings Facebook page.

The exhibit can be seen during library hours: Tuesday 10 to 1:30; Thursday 3-8; Saturday 2-5:30.

Information about the paintings will be on Marianne’s paintings facebook page.

 

“No holds barred” paintings by Marianne Janowicz at the Breadalbane Community Center, July 10 to July 26

No holds barred
Recent paintings by Marianne Janowicz are on exhibit at the Breadalbane Community Center, Breadalbane, PE. from July 10 to July 26.

On July 10 there was a “virtual opening” with Leon Berrouard reading his poetry and Jon Rehder singing some of his favorite tunes. Marianne talked about her work. The video of the opening will be posted on Marianne’s paintings Facebook page.

The exhibit can be seen during library hours: Tuesday 10 to 1:30; Thursday 3-8; Saturday 2-5:30.

Information about the paintings will be on Marianne’s paintings  facebook page.

Reminders from VANS…Mentorship Program deadline, VANS in Residence, Remote Probabilities exhibition, call for artwork/ pitches and more


Apply for VANS in Residence in New Glasgow!

VANS, in partnership with The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library and the Town of New Glasgow, will host a 3-week Artist Residency in New Glasgow. This program provides a stipend of $2000 to support the artist to work full time for 3 weeks plus a week of planning. 60% of the time will be dedicated to the artist’s own work (creation, research or both) and 40% of the time will be dedicated to community based work, including hands-on workshops, studio visits, talks and presentations. A studio space is provided in the town of New Glasgow, as well as accommodations if the artist is from outside the New Glasgow area. See more information on dates and how to apply on the PAINTS website. Deadline: July 20 at 5pm AT.



Apply for the VANS Mentorship Program

The VANS Mentorship Program’s mandate is to pair established artists with emerging artists (not necessarily young artists, but those at the beginning of their artistic careers) to take part in a ten-month long mentorship. Over the course of the program, mentors and mentees will meet one-on-one, at least once a month, and four times as a group. The program is free to mentees. Mentors are paid an honorarium.

Are you an emerging NS artist who could use some guidance in your art practice and help reaching your goals this year? Are you an established or mid-career NS artist who could provide an emerging artist with support in proposal development, grant writing assistance, technical advice, skills development, critiques of work, research assistance, and more? See more details about how to apply for the program here. Deadline: July 15 at 5pm AT.



Check out the Remote Probabilities exhibition

This year’s Mentorship Program exhibition is at The Craig Gallery!Join emerging artists Jack Wong, Andrea Tsang Jackson, Hila Peleg and Annik Gaudet and their mentors Steve Higgins, Frances Dorsey, Marilyn McAvoy, and Becka Barker in celebrating their hard work in the program this past year. The gallery has distancing measures in place including limiting opening hours and number of people in the space.

If you can’t make it to the exhibition in person, you can now take a virtual tour of the exhibition! Filmed and edited by the talented Wiebke Schroeder, the 3.5 minute video tour can be viewed on the VANS YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/sdWOLSgkR0g. See Remote Probabilities before it closes August 2.



Submit a pitch or artwork for Visual Arts News

We’re looking for pitches, ideas, stories, exhibitions and commissioned artwork about Mysticism in the Arts in Atlantic Canada.

PITCHES: Review an upcoming exhibition touching on our theme, profile an artist who’s engaged in these dialogues. We’d love to hear from new and seasoned writers, artists, students, and critical thinkers from New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Features, exhibition reviews, and artist profiles are the most popular stories we accept. Pitches should be submitted by email to editor@visualarts.ns.ca along with a brief bio and a writing sample. Please see the Visual Arts News website for more information. If you are a new writer and would like assistance preparing your pitch, please contact our Editor in advance. Writers are paid $250 for each piece. Articles are roughly 1000 words.

 

COMMISSIONED ARTWORK: Visual Arts News invites all Atlantic Canadian artists to create new works for our upcoming issue of the magazine. All artists residing in Atlantic Canada are eligible. Accepted work will be highlighted as a two page colour spread printed within the magazine for distribution (1000 copies). Artists will receive an honorarium of $500 plus materials costs (up to $500). Submit a short description/sketches of proposed work including how it will be inserted into the magazine, budget for materials, 5 – 10 images of previous work, Artist statement and CV to director@visualarts.ns.ca. Deadline for pitches and artwork: July 21 at 5pm AT.

 



Create or Update your Artist Page

All VANS Members are encouraged to create or update their Artist Page on the VANS website. Since the Artist Page was included in the membership fees this past year, we have had over twice as many artists set up a page, making it an even better resource to find and explore the work of Nova Scotian artists.

We have a

tutorial on creating and updating your Artist Page that makes it easier than ever, and we are happy to walk you through any steps if you run into trouble. Just log in to the VANS website (in My Account under the Members tab) to get started. It doesn’t take long, especially if you already have a short bio and artist statement (less than 15 words) and six images ready to go.You can now add all your social media handles, and a link to your website or your other media (like on Vimeo or YouTube). Learn more about the Artist Pages here.



Send us your news!

We will soon send out the Summer Edition of Members’ News (better late than never) so let us know what you have on the go this season. Any VANS member can send along their brief updates (less than 100 words, written in 3rd person) to communicate@visualarts.ns.ca with the subject line “Members’ News”. Deadline: July 20.


Remember that the VANS office is closed

The VANS office will remain closed to the public over the summer and staff will be working primarily from home. We are still reachable by email, so contact Becky (Executive Director) at director@visualarts.ns.ca, Andrea (PAINTS Coordinator) at paints@visualarts.ns.ca, and Carri (Programming Coordinator) at communicate@visualarts.ns.ca.

 

Crescent Clay Summer Update

Hello from Crescent Clay Studio in East Dover, NS With lots of changes in the past few months just letting you know my studio is now open by chance or by appointment. While in isolation I created some new work which will make you smile. I’m on instagram posting almost daily and facebook links below just message me for pricing etc. #crescentclay

https://www.facebook.com/crescentclaymaryjanelundyceramicartist/

I’m currently offering one day meditation and clay workshops. My limit is no more than 5 people. If you have 4 people you know who would like to come and create for a one day workshop let’s chat, I’m very flexible with time, dates etc.

This summer you can find my creations at these Gallerys/Shops most are offering online sales/curbside pickups and mail delivery.

-HarvestGallery, 462 Main St., Wolfville, NS http://www.harvestgallery.ca/searchresults.php?artistId=1737&start=1

-Made in the Maritimes, several locations, Halifax, Bayer’s Lake and Peggys Cove, https://madeinthemaritimes.com/

-Rhubarb Restaurant, 8650 Peggy’s Cove Rd., Indian Harbour, NS http://www.rhubarbrestaurant.ca/

-Harbour General Store and Restaurant, 8454 Peggy’s Cove Rd., Indian Harbour, https://harbourgeneralstore.ca/

-Details Fine Art Gallery, 166 Richmond St., Charlottetown, PEI

https://www.detailsfineart.com/artists#/mary-janelundy

Come and visit me at this up coming show and sale, I’ll be working it July 13 and on July 18th I’ll be giving a demo from 12 to 2 pm

Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts, Members’ Art Show

Friday July 10th to Saturday July 25th

Friday 1pm to 8pm ~ Saturday & Sunday Noon to 5pm

~ Monday 1pm to 5pm

at

The St. Margaret’s Bay Community Enterprise Centre
5229 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Unit 1, Upper Tantallon (Redmonds Plaza)

To view the show online and purchase works, visit http://redwagonartstudio.com/

Have a safe and happy summer hope to see ya soon take care

Mary Jane Lundy

 

DEPTH by Heather Millar OPENING Saturday, June 20th


We are excited to present this exhibition of new oil paintings by Heather Millar on Saturday, June 20th from 12-5 pm.

The artist will be in attendance.

We will be observing social distance regulations. And we look forward to seeing all of you.

Thank you.

Arlene Rice,

Owner

Details Fine Art Gallery

https://www.facebook.com/detailsartgallery/

https://www.detailsfineart.com/