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Brad Copping: Setting Afloat on a River in Spate

June 8 - September 3, 2017 Curator | Fynn Leitch Opening Reception | June 8, 7-9pm Artist Talk | Saturday August 19, 11am in the Minarovich Gallery Sponsored by | Riverfest Elora and ECOH

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Monday Night Painters: Across This Land

Across This Land Landscapes by the Monday Night Painters Harris Room Opening Reception | Sunday March 26, 2017 The Monday Night Painters group was founded on Jan. 1, 2008 after they met while taking a Barry McCarthy workshop at the Elora Centre for the Arts. Their desire to continue painting as a group brought them together every Monday night in the Casson room of the ECFTA

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Four Walls Four Artists

Mary Karavos - Laurie Skantzos - Sophie Hogan - Jessica Masters March 2 - 26, 2017 Minarovich Gallery   Laurie Skantzos Statement: Finding Your Own Mark With Acrylic and Mixed Media This course will appeal to painters of any level, who wish to rekindle their relationship to their inner muse. Laurie offers you an opportunity to explore, create and play with acrylic paint and a variety of mixed media and collage.  Utilizing an assortment of  “loosening up” exercises, she will assist you in finding your own, unique mark. Over the weekend, you will develop your personal expression in a safe,...

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Meredith Blackmore: Crowds

Artworks on canvas build and unfold over time as artist-in-residence Meredith Blackmore paints "Crowds" from objects on loan from you. Visitors to this interactive exhibition are encouraged to become part of the art making process by bringing in items that fit the following categoris: model cars, animal figurines, vases, boxes and other small objects used on a daily basis.

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Maggie Vanderweit: Being Here Now

Being Here Now Maggie Vanderweit Minarovich Gallery Opening reception & book launch | January 5, 7-9pm In Being Here Now textile artist Maggie Vanderweit captures moments in time with her soft, earthy hues and organic, ethereal renderings in cloth.

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artcetera Christmas Show

On behalf of the ECFTA and the artcetera 2014 committee we would like to thank our artists, patrons , community supporters and volunteers. We are looking forward to a successful, creative and inspiring 2015 year at the ECFTA . Please join us to up wrap up this year with an amazing show put on by the artists who contributed to our 2014 annual artcetera ; all works for sale in perfect time for the holidays.Opening reception December 4th 7-9 ; the exhibit runs from December 4th till December 20th. Participating artists It takes a village to keep a centre going...

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I’m Feeling Lucky: Middlebrook Prize

Zoë Heyn-Jones, Elizabeth MacKenzie, Leslie Pearson, Alana Riley and Jessica Wiebe I'm Feeling Lucky October 11th - November 29th 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, October 11th 2pm – 4:30pm Minarovich Gallery, Elora Centre for the Arts Presenting the recipient of the 2014 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators Can an exhibition be curated using Google search? And if so, what are the implications on knowledge formation, art-world social structures, taste-making, and other pillars of curatorial practice? I’m Feeling Lucky, a wry reference to Google’s gamble option, is an experimental curatorial project that questions both the assumed authority of a curator and...

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N.Chaykowski A.Cooley: Middlebrook Prize

Alison Cooley, Natasha Chaykowski Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators Elora Centre for the Arts -- We are pleased to announce that Alison Cooley and Natasha Chaykowski have been awarded the Elora Centre for the Arts' second annual Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators. Their proposal, entitled “I’m Feeling Lucky”, was selected by a panel of three judges and seeks to query Google’s capacity as a curatorial tool. "We wanted to know: can an exhibition be curated using Google search?" Cooley and Chaykowski wrote in their exhibition proposal. "And if so, what are the...

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Studio Tour Exhibition

In the Minarovich Gallery, Elora Centre for the Arts Elora Fergus Studio Tour Group Exhibition September 18 - October 5, 2014 Opening Night: Thursday, Sept 18, 2014. 7 - 9:30pm Have you ever wondered what an artist's studio really looks like? Studio Tour is your chance to get a look behind the scenes. Take a self-guided tour over two consecutive weekends this fall and meet local artists where they live and work. 28th Annual Elora Fergus Studio Tour Weekends: Saturday and Sunday, September 27 - 28 & October 4 - 5, 2014. 10am - 5pm Studio Tour is completely free...

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Maggie Groat and Barbara Hobot

Untitled (the possibilities of voids and the sentience of things) Maggie Groat & Barbara Hobot July 19 to September 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 19, 2 to 4pm Curated by Tarin Hughes Within their individual practices Groat and Hobot investigate presence and absence, whether through collage and object-based sculpture or through formal, observational painting. Groat’s work and research are concerned with the margin and the centre, shared histories and the role of the explorer. This broad scope of interest combines with Groat’s usage of circles, mirrors, and field chairs projecting imbued and associative meaning and ultimately, a simultaneously traditional...

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