New dates for PIPAF Atlantic! Explore the shore with us September 16-19

We are delighted to announce new dates for PIPAF Atlantic! Mark down the new dates to explore the shore with us from September 16-19.

The Artists

The Judge

Honourary Chairman

 

Stay tuned for updates on our webpage:
parrsborocreative.com/pipaf-atlantic

Lunenburg Arts Fest, 2021! Registration closes July 2

Lunenburg Arts Fest, 2021!

(Formerly Paint Sea on Site)


NEW DATESAugust 7 & 8, 2021

Location – Lunenburg Nova Scotia Waterfront, Fisheries Museum Wharf (provincial COVID protocols will be in effect during this event).

This event is open to the first 40 plein air painters to register.

Also, a limited amount of wall space within the main tent and 2 outside pop up spaces will be available to non-plein air artists/artisans to display and sell work. For non-plein air artists/artisans, please express your interest and your medium on the registration page. Further details about space and process will be made available.

Participation Fee – $25 members $30 non-members. (Payment detail is noted on the registration form).

LAGS commission fee of 40% will apply to all sales.

Registration – Open – closes July 2, 2021.

REGISTER HERE https://www.lunenburgartgallery.com/laf-registration

We hope you will join us at this beautiful picturesque location for a fabulous weekend of plein air painting and art! The Bluenose II is also scheduled to be at home port.

Follow LAF on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LunenburgArtsFest)

for the most up-to-date information.

Announcing the launch of Maritime Art Info!


I’m pleased to announce the launch of Maritime Art Info! I was so sad when I read that the Maritime Art List would be closing down; it’s such a valuable resource for our area (I’m an artist living and working in the valley). The more I thought about it the more I thought I could find a way to build a replacement (the service used by Maritime Art List is shutting down so I had to figure out a new option). It took longer than I expected, and was more of a headache than I expected, but it’s working :-) It’s not exactly the same as the Art List, but it’s as close as I could get it to be. There is a small fee to receive the daily emails – every provider I could find charged money so I need the fee to cover costs. It’s very reasonable, and you can choose the amount you’d like to pay. It’s free to list on the website so please sign up and post your news and events! There is also an instruction guide if you’re not very techy :o) If there is another aspect to the service that you think would be a good addition please let me know – info@maritimeartinfo.com

I would love for this to provide the same service as the Art List has, but for that I need the community to come with me. Will you come? :o)

Thanks,

Isobel

https://www.maritimeartinfo.com

 

Lunenburg Art Fest 2021 – UPDATED VERSION~ NEW DATES- August 7 & 8, 2021

Lunenburg Arts Fest, 2021!

(Formerly Paint Sea on Site)



NEW DATESAugust 7 & 8, 2021

Location – Lunenburg Nova Scotia Waterfront, Fisheries Museum Wharf (provincial COVID protocols will be in effect during this event).

This event is open to the first 40 plein air painters to register.

Also, a limited amount of wall space within the main tent and 2 outside pop up spaces will be available to non-plein air artists/artisans to display and sell work. For non-plein air artists/artisans, please express your interest and your medium on the registration page. Further details about space and process will be made available.

Participation Fee – $25 members $30 non-members. (Payment detail is noted on the registration form).

LAGS commission fee of 40% will apply to all sales.

Registration – Open – closes July 2, 2021.

REGISTER HERE https://www.lunenburgartgallery.com/laf-registration

We hope you will join us at this beautiful picturesque location for a fabulous weekend of plein air painting and art! The Bluenose II is also scheduled to be at home port.

Follow LAF on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LunenburgArtsFest)

for the most up-to-date information.

“Paint Peggy’s Cove” July 10, 11 & 12


PAINT PEGGY’S COVE  2021 DATES: JULY 10, 11 & 12

It is no wonder that so many artists live and work along the coast of Nova Scotia where they derive inspiration and rich subject material for their art.

This year’s fun three-day event highlights the beauty of the shorelines, towns, fishing villages, and heritage of Peggy’s Cove. Artists from several provinces will be bringing brushes, oils, watercolours, pastels, pencils and setting up on the rocks, wharfs and park areas to create new works inspired by this unique Nova Scotian community.

Soak up the process and fall in love with a painting! This is an opportunity to watch artists at work and to talk to them about the artistic process.

PLEIN AIR PAINTING at PEGGY’S COVE

Artists will be on site all three days: Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of July, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.; and Monday 12th between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Once complete, each day’s works, as well as studio pieces by the same artists, will be on view and for sale in a large Mongolian yurt (round tent) located a short walk from the Peggy’s Cove Information Centre

The children’s art tent located next to the yurt in Peggy’s Cove will offer free creative activities.

https://peggyscoveareafestivalofthearts.com/festival-events/paint-peggys-cove/

Lunenburg Art Fest 2021 ~ NEW DATES – August 7 & 8

The Lunenburg Art Gallery Society is pleased to announce
the 2021 Lunenburg Art Fest!

(Formerly Paint Sea on Site)


NEW DATESAugust 7 & 8, 2021

Location – Lunenburg Nova Scotia Waterfront, Fisheries Museum Wharf (provincial COVID protocols will be in effect during this event).

This event is open to the first 40 plein air painters to register.

Also, a limited amount of wall space within the main tent and 2 outside pop up spaces will be available to non-plein air artists/artisans to display and sell work. For non-plein air artists/artisans, please express your interest and your medium on the registration page. Further details about space and process will be made available.

Participation Fee – $25 members $30 non-members. (Payment detail is noted on the registration form).

LAGS commission fee of 40% will apply to all sales.

Registration – Open – closes July 2, 2021.

REGISTER HERE https://www.lunenburgartgallery.com/laf-registration

We hope you will join us at this beautiful picturesque location for a fabulous weekend of plein air painting and art! The Bluenose II is also scheduled to be at home port.

Follow LAF on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LunenburgArtsFest)

for the most up-to-date information.

We hope you will join us at this beautiful picturesque location for a fabulous weekend of plein air painting and art! The Bluenose II is also scheduled to be at home port.

Follow LAF on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LunenburgArtsFest)

for the most up-to-date information.

CALL to Artists ~ Paint Avondale, Sunday September 5th, 2021


Each September the Avon River Arts Society and Avon River Heritage Society play host to Paint Avondale, a spirited open air painting event, which takes place along the historic waterfront in Newport Landing. 

A part of our successful Artisans in Action series, this event is sure to bring many people out to interact with our local artists, while exploring our community.

For the duration of the event the Avon Spirit Shipyard will be converted into a pop-up gallery where participating artists can display and sell their work. A volunteer will be on hand to process sales, with 100% of proceeds going back to the artist.

Artists interested in participating can contact us by email at infoavonriver@gmail.com or telephone (902) 757-1718. The fee to participate is $25 per artist.

Paint Avondale, Sunday September 5th, 2021

Avon Spirit Shipyard

17 Belmont Road

Avondale/Newport Landing

For more information visit: http://www.avonriverheritage.com/paint-avondale.html

Avon River Heritage Society

Get off the beaten path… explore the Avon River!

www.avonriverheritage.com

Paint Peggy’s Cove


The Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts Society is pleased to announce that online registration for its outdoor plein air event, Paint Peggy’s Cove. Spaces are available for 40 artists. In addition to displaying and selling plein air works, 32 of the 40 registered artists will be able to display and sell studio works in the Festival Yurt; these spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

At this point we are hopeful that summertime Nova Scotia Covid 19 protocols will enable us to hold this event. We will be abiding by all local pandemic requirements, as well as ensuring our event has its own specific protocols to keep both artists and the public safe. Should we need to cancel the event, we will refund registration fees in full.

Online registration is available at the following link

Paint Peggy’s Cove On-line Registration

 

 

PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS NAMED


PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS NAMED
The participants in this year’s Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival – Atlantic Edition have been selected.

Twenty of Atlantic Canada’s best plein air (outdoor painting) artists, comprised of eight invited returnees from last year’s online-only event plus 12 others selected by a jurying process this year, will make their way to Parrsboro, NS for the June 17-20 event, painting some of the most picturesque scenes in Canada along the Minas Basin and Bay of Fundy shores.

Since 2017, Parrsboro Creative has annually attracted 30 artists from across North America, but last year, due to COVID-19, the event was changed to an online-only format. This year, again with the virus in mind, organizers determined to showcase the best artists from within the ‘Atlantic Bubble’.

We are thrilled with the quantity and quality of the submissions this year,” said Jocelyn Li, Parrsboro Creative’s executive director. “The jurors had to make some hard choices.”

Of course, virus-related lockdown regulations may cause the event to be rescheduled entirely.

Nothing is certain where the virus is concerned so we’ve tried to plan for every eventuality,” said Li, “recognizing that some Atlantic borders may be closed or restricted in ways that make it difficult for some artists to attend. We can only hope for the best but be prepared for the worst.

As discouraging as recent provincial announcements may be, we remain realistic (with a dash of optimism) and will adapt as necessary to showcase plein air while keeping (the artists) and our community safe.”

Nova Scotian artists competing this year are: Sharon Fox Cranston, Lunenburg; Christopher Gorey, Ingonish; Anne Wedler and Gail Sutherland, Bedford; Andy MacLean, Kate Brown-Georgallas and Adam Tragakis, Antigonish; Susan Paterson, Dartmouth; Donald Pentz, Halifax; Joy Snihur Wyatt Laking, Bass River; Denise Lanterman, Fall River; Grant Lounsbury, Mcphersons Mills; Kim Aerts, Prospect; Michel Doucet, Weymouth; Oliver Hatton, Middle LaHave; Alexander Koltakov, Hubley; and Wesley Lowe, Bridgewater.

New Brunswick artists competing are: Simone Ritter and Theresa MacKnight, St. Andrews; and Louise Hicks, Sackville.

They’ll be competing for cash and product prizes worth $7,500, along with recognition as being among the best in their field and the opportunity to sell their work both on-site and online. Ian Muncaster, director of Zwicker’s Gallery in Halifax, will be their judge, announcing the winners at a Gala and Exhibition June 19 at 8 pm at The Hall in Parrsboro.

Li said it is only with the support of sponsors and supporters that Parrsboro Creative is able to host the event again this year.

Visitors and artists are encouraged to visit the new home page for the plein air festival announcing the judge and artists: parrsborocreative.com/pipaf-atlantic.

For more information contact Jocelyn Li at 902-728-2007 or director@parrsborocreative.com.

For more information go to www.parrsborocreative.com/opportunities

Paint Peggy’s Cove Registration Opens May 1

The Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts Society is pleased to announce that online registration for its outdoor plein air event, Paint Peggy’s Cove, will begin as of May 1, 2021. Spaces are available for 40 artists. In addition to displaying and selling plein air works, 32 of the 40 registered artists will be able to display and sell studio works in the Festival Yurt; these spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

At this point we are hopeful that summertime Nova Scotia Covid 19 protocols will enable us to hold this event. We will be abiding by all local pandemic requirements, as well as ensuring our event has its own specific protocols to keep both artists and the public safe. Should we need to cancel the event, we will refund registration fees in full.

Online registration is available at the following link

Paint Peggy’s Cove On-line Registration

If you gave any questions, please contact Patricia Lindley at patriciadlindley@gmail.com.