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

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...

CHECK OUT THIS YEAR
Apr 5, 2017 | Music, youth

Every year, the South Simcoe Arts Council Music Festival is an incredible experience! You will be amazed at the talent of the South Simcoe area in all areas of musical disciplines.

Come by and listen at one of 4 locations: ....

ONTARIO 150 SPRINGTIME MILLINER WORKSHOP
Apr 5, 2017 | visual arts

What better way to celebrate the Ontario150 and springtime! Join the skilled milliners from Le Petit Chapeau from Barrie as they visit the South Simcoe Arts Council and teach you to modify a hat to create a wearable and functional work of art.
Create a SUN HAT for plein air painting, gardening season, or a gift for Mother's Day.

SUNDAY, MAY 7th
1:30pm-4:30pm
$55
All supplies included.

Register at the arts council at 705-435-2378 / info@southsimcoeartscouncil.com
Workshop to be held at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston.

2017 BWG Studio Tour - Call for Artists
Apr 4, 2017 | visual arts

Save the Date!
September 16 & 17

Featuring Local Artists & Youth Artwork
bwgstudiotour.ca

All inquiries please contact Stella 905-775-4367 or bwgstudioarttour@gmail.com

Click "more" to see Entry Form attachment...

STONE CARVING 101 For Youth (8-14 years)
Apr 3, 2017 | visual arts, Workshops, youth

SATURDAY, MAY 6th
10:00am - 12pm
For Youth Ages 8-14 years

Join artist, Lisa Harpell, to learn the basics of working with stone.
Create a maquette and a small sculpture in soapstone!

$35 All supplies & stone included.

“It is the form that never existed in the world before . It is the energy of life within the art that connects with the human soul. For that very reason, art is essential!”

More...STONE CARVING with Lisa Harpell
Apr 3, 2017 | visual arts

SATURDAY, MAY 6th
1pm - 4pm

Join artist Lisa Harpell for more Stone Carving for creative personalities! Following up on her latest workshop series, Lisa is continuing to guide and teach the basics of carving and the energies of stone. In this workshop, she will teach about form, composition and bringing the hidden sculpture out of the stone as well as combining more than one colour of stone to create a finished piece.

$50
All tools & supplies included.

DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider
Apr 3, 2017 | visual arts, Workshops

DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

An innovative programme intended to develop artists' understanding of composition, elements of design, and the "Golden Mean".
Included in this 4 week programme are additional exercises in understanding 1 - 2 - 3 point perspective and how to accurately render shade and shadow.

Participants should have some or limited experience.

WEDNESDAYS: MAY 24, 31 & JUNE 7, 14
10:00am - 12:00pm

4 classes $120.00*
Drawing supplies & tutorial sheets included.

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES required: ...

YOUTH & EMERGING ART SHOW

** DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO APRIL 5th **
The South Simcoe Arts Council is proud to showcase Youth & Emerging Artists for 2017!
We will be holding a show of painting, photography, fibre, pottery, wood, glass, ...
from APRIL 10th to MAY 13th at our location at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston.

THE ART OF SKETCHING - A Class for Adults
Mar 31, 2017 | visual arts

TUESDAYS APRIL 11, 18, 25
10:30am - 12:00 pm
All Materials Provided!

Use graphite, conte, charcoal and ink to explore and practice sketching birds, flowers, mammals or architecture.

$45

Held at the South Simcoe Arts Council at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston.
Register with Len MacLeod at len.macleod.art@gmail.com

John B. Aird Gallery cordially invites you to: Ontario Society of Artists, 144th Annual  Open Juried Exhibition
Mar 29, 2017 | Member Activities

On view: Tues. April 4 to Fri. April 28, 2017; Opening Reception: Thurs. April 6, 6 to 8 p.m.