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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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Art in the Yard 2017 Application

Art in the Yard is an annual, outdoor, juried art exhibition and sale held on the two acre grounds of the Elora Centre for the Arts in the heart of the village. The Elora Centre for the Arts invites applications for exhibition from all artists, artisans and craftspeople working in a wide range of traditional and experimental forms. Fine, decorative and applied arts in all media will be considered. Entries will be selected by a jury of professional peers to ensure a high quality presentation of unique and original material only. All artwork displayed during Art in the Yard must...

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The River is Calling

Canada is celebrating its 150th this year and Elora will be turning 185! The Elora Centre for the Arts wishes to celebrate these events by honouring the vital waters that run through our community with an art exhibition, “The River is Calling”. Opening June 8th and running until September 4th, the exhibition will feature both finely crafted canoe paddles and canoe paddles as canvases for artworks. You are encouraged to participate by contributing a paddle to the exhibition. “Blank canvas” paddles are available for purchase through the ECFTA or you can use one of your own. All paddles must fit...

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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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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – WATER … AN OUTDOOR WALL SCULPTURE 2017

THANK YOU TO ALL THAT HAVE SUBMITTED, WE WILL REACH OUT TO ARTISTS IF WE REQUIRE MORE INFORMATION.   ~AN ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNING SUBMISSION WILL BE MADE ON OUR WEBSITE & FACEBOOK PAGE~ The Elora Centre for the Arts is celebrating its 15th anniversary during this Canada 150 year. We have obtained a grant through the Ontario 150 Community Celebration Fund, and we are dedicating funds for a wall sculpture submission and an installation celebration on July 1, 2017. The theme is WATER, and any Ontario artists/sculptors who have a link to Wellington County are eligible to make a submission. The award to...

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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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