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Sara Roth – Artist Profile

Sara Roth is a multidisciplinary artist, whose work bridges illustration, installation and sculpture. She holds a BFA from NSCAD University and a Diploma in Fine Craft from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. She previously worked as part … Continue reading

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S2WR – Artist Profile

S2WR is the Halifax-based collaborative duo of DIY technologist, Shawn Wolchyn and multidisciplinary artist, Sally Raab. Raab graduated from ACAD in 2010. An arts administrator and self-proclaimed governance nerd, she works as a freelance bookkeeper and chairs the board of … Continue reading

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The Treasure Project – Hallie Watson

Artist Hallie Watson exhibits her work, which combines images and text to to present a portrait of the everyday objects in our lives. Continue reading

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Studies of Intercourse and Water – Kyle Alden Martens

Halifax based emerging artist Kyle Alden Martens exhibits an installation of 80 cut silicone swimming caps exposing a subversive and ambiguous sexuality. Studies of Intercourse and Water is on view in the corridor gallery October 6 – 28. Continue reading

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Artist Talks with Andrew Maize and Sera Senakovicz

Learn about the relationship between human marking making and architectural spaces in Senakovicz’s lithographs and print-based sculptures. Find out more about Andrew Maize’s process based works investigating time and sage advice. Continue reading

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Karen Langlois – May Artist Profile

After a 20-year career in Early Childhood Education Karen Langlois walked through the doors of Toronto School of Art and never looked back. Three years later she left Ontario to pursue her other long-neglected dream: a house in the woods in Nova Scotia. For the past seven years she has been making art and gardening in Port Medway. Continue reading

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Janet Larkman – April Featured Artist

While I prefer not to be limited by media or genre, I mostly work as a painter with a 3-D sensibility, incorporating materials such as metal, stone, glass, wood and clay. I have always done installation art and often use paintings as elements of installation. Continue reading

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Caroline Woolard Artist Talk

Visual Arts Nova Scotia presents an artist talk by Brooklyn-based artist Caroline Woolard at NSCAD’s Lunenburg Studio Residency, Saturday March 8 at 1pm. Continue reading

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Sherry Lynn Jollymore – December Artist Profile

Sherry Lynn Jollymore is a fan of the fantastic, awe inspiring and funny and tries to reflect these qualities in anything she makes. Continue reading

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Charley Young – November Artist Profile

As an interdisciplinary artist, Charley Young is interested in drawing, printmaking, and public installation. To date, her work includes large-scale monoprints of historic building facades, that document a site’s appearance prior to its destruction. Continue reading

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En Route Artist Talk Series: John Dickson in Annapolis Royal

Visual Arts Nova Scotia presents an artist talk by Toronto-based artist John Dickson at ARTsPLACE Gallery in Annapolis Royal, Saturday November 23 at 3pm. John Dickson is a Toronto-based artist visiting the province to present his solo exhibition From Light to Dark at the Khyber Centre for the Arts. Dickson’s sculpture and installation-based works explore the complex and troubled relationship that exists between the natural and constructed worlds which we inhabit. Continue reading

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En Route Artist Talk Series: Rita McKeough

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is delighted to present an artist talk by preeminent media and performance artist, Rita McKeough on Monday August 12 at 6:00pm, in Sydney, NS. In collaboration with Cape Breton University Art Gallery, and the Dalhousie Art Gallery, this artist talk is offered as the first installment of Visual Arts Nova Scotia’s En Route Artist Talk Series. Continue reading

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Andrew Maize – July 2013 Artist Profile

Andrew Maize is an emerging artist, art educator, and coordinator of the White Rabbit Residency and Festival. He is curious about the transference of energies, the obscenity of obsolescence and consumption, and inspired by craftsmanship and the possibilities and processes of working with materials. Continue reading

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2012-13 Mentorship Program Exhibition

Apprentices this year have created works investigating dominant forms of knowledge, the transference of power, and wilderness as refuge. Highlighting the talents of emerging artists Judy Arsenault, Wes Johnston, and Christine Waugh the exhibition will also include work from their individual mentors Janice Leonard, Ilan Sandler, and Steve Higgins. Continue reading

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January 2013 Featured Artist – Anne Macmillan

Anne Macmillan has lived in Halifax since earning a BFA in Intermedia from NSCAD University in 2009. She grew up in Wolfville, Nova Scotia with motorbikes, dairy farms and apple orchards. Anne has received grants from the Canada Council for … Continue reading

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Near Earth Objects – Anne Macmillan

Giving members of Visual Arts Nova Scotia an opportunity to create an exhibition of their work. Near Earth Objects Anne Macmillan January 9 – 28, 2013 Emerging Nova Scotian artist and former VANS Mentorship Program participant Anne Macmillan exhibits a … Continue reading

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Public Engagement in the Arts – CC Discussion Paper

The following is taken from the Canada Council’s website: Public engagement in the arts is a theme of the Canada Council’s 2011-16 Strategic Plan. On October 16, 2012, the Council released a discussion paper on the subject an overview of … Continue reading

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