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2017 DIRECTORIES ARE IN!
Apr 25, 2017

We are happy to finally announce the arrival of the 2017 DIRECTORY!

If you haven't picked up your copy yet, please drop by 41 Victoria St. E.
For other arrangements, please email us at info@southsimcoeartscouncil.com or call 705-435-2378

YOUTH & EMERGING ARTS SHOW AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT

The South Simcoe Arts Council YOUTH & EMERGING ARTS SHOW is on now!

Prizes have been awarded as follows: ...

Puss in Boots - Get your tickets today!

Puss in Boots - Get your tickets today!

Apr 22, 2017 | theatre

Len Macleod
Apr 19, 2017 | Member Activities

EXCITING TIMES FOR SSAC AND ITS MEMBER ARTISTS!
For those members who may not be aware of our Mandate and Vision; we are pleased to provide it:

MISSION STATEMENT:
To foster the cultural enrichment of South Simcoe
by developing widespread appreciation of, support for,
and involvement with the Arts...

Awards Announced for Ontario150 ARTS ON MAIN JURIED SHOW
Apr 19, 2017 | visual arts

Awards for ARTS ON MAIN JURIED EXHIBITION FOR ONTARIO150 will be presented as follows:

*RALPH HICKS Best of Show Award $350

*DR. IRV BRODER MEMORIAL BURSARY Most Promising Artist Award $225

*1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes generously donated by the Rotary Club of Alliston:

1st Prize $300
2nd Prize $250
3rd Prize $200 ...

One High School Student and One College/University Student
HOW TO MAKE FELTED FLOWERS AND BEADS
Apr 13, 2017 | visual arts

Presenter: Gail Franklin-Hawes of Gn’R Alpaca Farm. A weaving and textile graduate and fibre artist who loves raising her own alpacas.

Date: Sunday June 4, 2017
Time: 10 – 12pm and offered again 1 – 3pm
Fee: $25

At: Gn’R Alpaca Farm, 8561 Main St. Lisle, ON. 416-526-0503 to register

ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS IN JUNE with RICHARD VANDERMEER
Apr 11, 2017 | visual arts

Happening in June!
A series of ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with Master Painter & Artist RICHARD VANDERMEER
OCA Graduate 1989; Fine Art Dept.
Work represented at Christin Galleries in Toronto & Richard's own gallery in Orillia

MONDAY, JUNE 5th: PASTEL
MONDAY, JUNE 12th: OIL
MONDAY, JUNE 26th: WATERCOLOUR ...

Upcoming Workshops at RE:STYLE STUDIO
Apr 9, 2017 | Member Activities

RE:STYLE STUDIO Workshops
To be held at:
19 Waterman Ave #109, door on Cranfield Rd.
Toronto, ON M4B 1Y2
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT OR WORKSHOP BOOKING

Phone: (647) 794-4662

Classes:
1) ADVANCED REUPHOLSTERY
2) FROM SCRATCH: DIY HEADBOARD
3) Bring Your Own Piece Reupholstery (intro/intermediate) ...

More... SUMI-E PAINTING (Oriental Brushstrokes) with Roslyn Levin
Apr 6, 2017 | visual arts

THURSDAYS MAY 18, 25 & JUNE 1, 8, 15

10am - 12:30pm

In sumi-e one moves with grace, strength, flexibility and balance. The artist is challenged to create paintings of simplicity and eloquence. Learn more brush control and sensitivity, to gain a strength in your brushwork. Learning the importance of white space and understanding the value of simplifying subjects will influence students’ approach to all art forms.

Each class includes a brief Qigong/Tai Chi session to refresh our bodies mid-lesson...