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Wednesday, October 17th, Guest Artist Robert Pietrantonio gave an art drawing demonstration using as subject AHA member Jacinthe Richard. Event organized by Jennifer Botsford our Program Coordinator. Photography by John Vazalinskas.

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Wednesday, September 19th, Guest Artist Garry Hamilton gave an art drawing demonstration using as subject none other than our Vice President Raymond Mayer. Event and photos by Jennifer Botsford our Program Coordinator.

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murale-portraits-fermieres[1]« Ces femmes de cœur » : Projet de médiation culturelle que j’ai fait avec les fermières de Vaudreuil. Quatre murales de 2 pieds par 6 pieds chacune, qui reflètent les missions des fermières et leurs engagements communautaires. Ces murales sont installées sur leur local. Nous avons également créé une grande mosaïque de boutons (2 pieds par 4 pieds) qui est sur le mur intérieur du local. Vernissage et portes ouvertes ce dimanche 30 septembre à midi au 160, rue des Loisirs Vaudreuil-Dorion.

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These women of heart “: Cultural mediation project that I did with the Vaudreuil women farmers. Four murals 2 feet by 6 feet each, which reflect the missions of the farmers and their community commitments. These murals are installed on their premises. We also created a large mosaic of buttons (2 feet by 4 feet) that is on the inside wall of the room. Vernissage, this Sunday, September 30th at noon at 160, rue des Loisirs Vaudreuil-Dorion.

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The  AHA Spring Show was a huge success, selling 33 paintings over the April 20-22 weekend.  Twenty-eight artists exhibited, with 20 of those artist being judged for Best in Show by Monica Brinkman and Pierrette LaBonte.  Both judges agreed it was a tough task, commenting that the artwork on display was simply amazing!  After much deliberation, Mona Turner was awarded Best in Show, with Heather Dubreuil , Gina Haladuick and Shernya Vininsky receiving Honourable Mention.  Friday night’’s Vernissage saw record crowds and the weekend had a steady stream of people, all who agreed that this was AHA’s best show ever!  The newly renovated Community Center showcased all the artwork beautifully, creating, as one patron mentioned, “a total experience…from wonderful works of art to the delicious coffee and squares, all in an atmosphere of friendliness and warmth”.  It just doesn’t get any better than that!

 

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Peter Krausz, our guest artist from last Wednesday’s meeting gave a slideshow presentation of his work and demonstrated the preparation of egg tempera, showing us how to correctly extract and mix the yolk of an egg with pure pigments.  Fascinating!

Thank you to Elaine Ethier for these photos…..

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AHA Spring Show

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