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New Exhibition: “4 Artists For Charities”, October 17 to November 30

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4 Artists For Charities, is an exhibit of paintings by four artists, with the proceeds of sales to be donated to designated charities.  For many months the four artist colleagues and friends have been meeting regularly to discuss art, visit galleries, participate in workshops and classes and critique their work.  Although their styles are different and their  paintings their own, there is one thing they all agree on – they want to share their passion with others and in turn, help the community.   They have individually decided to donate the proceeds of sales of paintings at the exhibit to a charity near and dear to them.  Wyn Kalagian of St. Catharines  and  a volunteer with Wellspring Niagara, will donate her proceeds to the Cancer Support organization.  Karen Zanutto of Fonthill currently a Board Member with the United Way of South Niagara will add her proceeds to the 2014 Campaign.   Cathy Peters of Port Colborne and Gayle Yaksich of Hamilton will support the Region’s younger population by donating their proceeds to the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara.

The exhibition runs from October 17 to November 30, 2014 at Arts Place Art Gallery, 714 King Street, Port Colborne, 905.834.9060.
The Artists’ Reception is scheduled for Sunday, October 26, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Gallery Hours are Thursday to Sunday Noon to 4:30 p.m.

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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.

New Exhibition: Anne Audet-Giroux

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giroux invite1 small2The gallery is pleased to present Anne Audet-Giroux’s solo exhibit, entitled “Live, Love, Paint”.  Anne’s artistic career has spanned many years and has taken her to studies and exposure world wide.  Her list of artistic accomplishments is extensive including the following:

  • Master’s of Science in Art Education from State University of N.Y. at Buffalo
  • Visual Arts Consultant with Niagara South Board
  • President of the Ontario Society of Education through Art
  • Teacher with the Department of National Defence in England & Germany.
  • Project Leader & Manager  of the Visual Arts Guideline (Intermediate & Secondary Divisions) for the Province of Ontario.

In Anne’s present exhibit at Arts Place Gallery, she offers paintings of what she loves and what she’s lived.  Her visual expressions enhance the memories of her experiences and the subject matter for painting, stems from images that impress her; from faces to places that evoke a strong memory for her.

 

New Exhibition, June 4 – July 20

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“Don’t Quit Your Day Dream”
Tabitha Stephens
paintings, drawings, photography

tabitha1 copyJune 6 – July 20
meet the artist Saturday, June 14, 2 – 4 pm

gallery hours:  Thursday – Sunday 12n – 4:30 pm
Arts Place Gallery, 714 King Street, Port Colborne

see examples of Tabitha’s art at artbytabitha.com

New Exhibiton Opens This Friday April 25

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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.

Written by Arts Place Gallery

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.

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