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New Exhibition September 5 – October 12

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romonda invite small copyVera Romoda’s love of Mediterranean countries and people have inspired her main works in high fired porcelain pottery including functional pots, mosaics and jewellery. Using re-purposed, up-cycled silk from treasured saris. Vera also creates mixed media textiles.  Her work is well known and her porcelain tile mosaics and mixed media creations are sought after works.   The reception for this show takes place Sunday, September 14 from 2:00 to 4:00 at the Gallery.  Vera expects to have classes this Fall on Saturdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in creating beads, working with mosaics and other three dimensional artwork.  Stay tuned for details and more information.


22nd Annual Silent Auction A Success

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Arts Place would like to thank all those who donated to and attended our 22nd Annual Silent Auction yesterday and again making it a success.

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April 14, 2014 at 3:53 pm

Preview the 22nd Annual Silent Auction

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The 22nd annual Silent Auction takes place  at Arts Place Gallery this Sunday, April 13 from 2 to 4:00 p.m.  Preview the auction Friday, April 11 & Saturday, April 12, 12n to 4:30 pm.

Sharing Creative Inspirations

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Arts Place Gallery, at 714 King Street, Port Colborne, would like to welcome you to a series of “Sharing Creative Inspirations”.  Come and join and feel free to bring your “inspiration”.  Whether it be a painting, poem, music, recipe or craft – every creative act is the spirit singing.  This is an opportunity to validate the many facets of creativity inspired by the insights that come from its exploration.  These sessions will take place on Saturday, February 1 and again on Saturday, February 15, from 1:00 to 3:00 and hosted by Linda Hankin, established artist and arts promoter
We look forward to you joining us for one or both of these interactive and inspirational sessions.  Attendance is free but donations to the Gallery are always welcome.
For more information, please call Joyce Honsberger, Gallery Coordinator at 905.899.1519.

Arctic Blast, an exhibition by current & past members continues through January 30.

2 Presentations by David Spengler Nov. 30 & Dec. 12

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On Saturday,  November 30, 2013, at 2:00 p.m.  David will present a talk on the topic, “Creating a Beautiful Person”.    David will comment on  how his painting style and technique mirrors how one creates a beautiful life. 

On Thursday, December  12, 2013, at  2:00 p.m.  David will once again be at the gallery to  lead a musical mediation and talk on winter themes entitled, “Ice & Snow”. 

Both of these will be at the Gallery, 714 King Street, Port Colborne.  Suggested donation for these presentations is $5.

 For more info or to register, call  Joyce at 905.899.1519

David’s Painting Exhibition continues thru December 15 (see previous post)

New Exhibition: David Spengler, paintings

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spengler1cropNovember 2 – December 15
meet the artist reception Sunday, November 10, 2 – 4 pm
Arts Place Gallery, 714 King Street, Port Colborne
Thursday – Sunday 12 – 4:30 pm

New Exhibiton: June 14 – July 20, Derek Richards, “Almost Abstract, plus”

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Derek Richards, "Mostly Abstract"

Derek Richards, “Mostly Abstract”

Our resident photographer, Derek Richards, showing his photography exhibition, “Mostly Abstract”.  Derek’s show open June 15 to July 28, with the Artist’s Reception on Sunday, June 23 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.   Everyone welcome.   This clever and  skillful gallery member is a world traveler and established photographer who enjoys engaging the public with images of his travels using various photo techniques.  Prices for his digital prints range from $20 to $140 framed.  Read more about Derek and his exhibition at:

In keeping with our photography theme, the Gallery welcomes and encourages camera enthusiasts of all ages to share their favourite “summer image” photo for exhibition at the gallery.   The public is invited to submit a maximum of two 4” X 6” photos, mounted on white paper 5-1/2” X 8-1/2”.  Please include the title of the picture, participant’s name on the front with a phone number and email address on the back.  All photos will be returned after July 28.    Submissions  for our “Summer Image” Wall can be mailed or dropped off during gallery hours.  Prizes are available and there is no charge to enter your photos.  For more information, contact Joyce at 905.899.1519

There are always lots of happenings at the Gallery – don’t be shy, stop in and look around, perhaps that endearing gift is waiting to be selected from the gallery and enjoy the wonderful creative space that the artists are excited about presenting to you.

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