Arts Blog - Archive - 2017 - April

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.

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: ...

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...

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.

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...

Upcoming Workshops at RE:STYLE STUDIO

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) ...

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 ...

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
Puss in Boots - Get your tickets today!

Puss in Boots - Get your tickets today!

Apr 22, 2017 | theatre

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: ...

The Cookstown Creative Frame Challenge

The Cookstown Creative Frame Challenge

Apr 28, 2017 | Opportunities, visual arts

Canadian Theme Ideas for ARTS ON MAIN

We want to thank everyone who has handed in their applications so far! Many have asked about the theme of this year's Arts on Main and what constitutes an appropriate submission...