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Carl Snyder – Artist Profile

Carl Snyder received a B.A. and M.L.S. from McGill. Photography had long been of interest so, while working as a librarian, he started moonlighting as a darkroom technician at a commercial photography studio in Montreal. Soon he was assisting on … Continue reading

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“Postcards from the Island” – Gary Castle

Lantz-based artist Gary Castle exhibits haunting photographs of the historic little peninsula known as Horseshoe Island. Postcards from the Island is at the Corridor Gallery April 4 – 27. Describing the work on view, Castle explains: Horseshoe Island beach, in … Continue reading

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Memory Series – Lydia Hunsberger

Emerging artist Lydia Hunsberger exhibits her recent series of photographs that examine the theme of memory in relation to space. Hunsberger has documented locations in which she has allowed a thin white veil to blow through or partially cover the … Continue reading

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Urban Paper- Frankie Macaulay

Emerging artist Frankie Macaulay creates carefully executed composite images through the collection of images of decay. Through this process of collection, Macaulay constructs imagined spaces, and makes them real through building physical three-dimensional objects then placing those objects in situ through photographs. This … Continue reading

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Hannah Minzloff selected as Antigonish VANS in Residence artist

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is partnering with The Antigonish Town & County Library and The ASAP Artist Run Centre to provide a five-week residency. It will involve the artist in both their own work, and in workshops, talks and open studios with community members. We are excited to announce that Hannah Minzloff has been selected to take on this opportunity. Continue reading

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Kas Stone – August Featured Artist

Kas Stone spent her formative years on the Atlantic coast in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. This sparked a passion for bleak coastal scenery and wild weather that has sustained her spirit and inspired her photography ever since. After a twenty-year stint ‘learning the ropes’ in Toronto, Kas now makes her home in Dublin Shore, Lunenburg County, where she runs a studio gallery and teaches courses in digital imaging. Her work is inspired by our wild coastal scenery with its vast expanse of sea and sky and its smaller textural and colour details. Continue reading

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Jean-René Leblanc artist talk at McCarthy Hall, NSCC Truro

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is delighted to present an artist talk by visiting artist Jean-René Leblanc of Calgary, AB, in collaboration with Viewpoint Gallery and the NSCC Truro’s 14th annual Animediafest. Taking place Friday, March 6th, from 3:30-5:00pm at the NSCC Truro’s McCarthy Hall, this free artist talk is offered as part of Visual Arts Nova Scotia’s En Route Artist Talk Series. Continue reading

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A Passionate Sense of Place – Kas Stone Artist Talk

Photographer Kas Stone of Dublin Shore, NS exhibits a series of works investigating our emotional attachment to the landscape, on view in the corridor gallery October 2 – 30 as part of Photopolis – The Halifax Festival of Photography. Continue reading

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Artist Talk – A Passionate Sense of Place, Kas Stone in the corridor gallery

Kas delves into our emotional attachment to Place, with examples drawn from her exhibition at the corridor gallery. This event is part of the Photopolis Festival of Photography, running for the month of October at select venues all across the city. Continue reading

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Suzanne Gauthier was born in Lorette Manitoba and studied and taught at the University of Manitoba (BFA Honours 1969). In 1989 she relocated to Halifax to teach full time at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Her work is based in drawing, printmaking and collage, and has recently been engaged in photographs of moving water. See her studio exhibition Acquainted with Light, October 16-31, as part of Photopolis. Continue reading

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Time and Memory – Gary Castle

Established professional photographer Gary Castle exhibits a series of photo collages emerging from his archives in the corridor gallery from April 3 – 27. Continue reading

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Routines to Rituals – curated by Maritza Miari

This group exhibition explores the inspiration found in traditions, routines, and rituals. Featuring artists Chris Brobeck, Lee Cripps, Anna Horsnell-Wade, Anne Launcelott, Maritza Miari, and Barbara Schmeisser. Continue reading

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Brights in Series: VANS in the Hub

Visual Arts Nova Scotia presents Brights in Series, the 6th edition of VANS in the HUB featuring a broad range of artworks by Nova Scotian visual artists: Ellen Moershel, Violet Rosengarten, Jacqueline Steudler, and Kate Stinson. Continue reading

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Hannah Minzloff – June 2013 Artist Feature

Based in Dartmouth, Hannah Minzloff is a respected member of the arts scene in Nova Scotia, where she is a documentary photographer creating community portraits. Continue reading

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Sky and Steel – VANS in the HUB

Visual Arts Nova Scotia presents Sky and Steel, the 5th edition of VANS in the HUB at The Hub Gallery. Continue reading

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After the Rain – Connie Publicover

This body of work tries to capture the beauty of rain drops kissed by those first rays of sunlight. Continue reading

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September 2012 Featured Artist – Adrian Fish

Adrian Fish is a Toronto born photo-based artist and educator currently living in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Adrian holds an MFA from York University, as well as undergraduate accreditation from OCAD University in Toronto and the Sheridan Institute of Technology and … Continue reading

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Photos of China and Laos – James MacSwain

In the summer of 2010, exhibiting artist – James MacSwain – traveled to the south of China to Yunnan Province visiting the cities of Dali and Jinghong. From Jinghong, MacSwain traveled into Laos where he took a boat down the Mekong River to arrive at … Continue reading

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James MacSwain and Andreas Guibert – Walking the Red Line: Photos from China and Tibet

September 4 – 28, 2007 Walking the Red Line: Photos from China and Tibet James MacSwain and Andreas Guibert Andreas Guibert has been teaching English in China for two years and, in August of 2007, he vacationed in Tibet. James … Continue reading

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Gary Castle – Trade Show

April 3 – 28, 2006 Trade Show Gary Castle The show consisted of 20-25 photographs, photo collages and assemblages. All pieces were available for trade. Interested parties wrote down what they would be willing to trade for each piece and … Continue reading

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Paul Doucette – Points of View at Risk

March 25 – April 18, 2003 Points of View at Risk Paul Doucette Black and white photographs.

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Penny Kuhn – Sensations

May 16 – June 20 2002 Sensations Penny Kuhn A collection of photographs.

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Roxanne Smith – Photographs

September 2000 Roxanne Smith Photographs

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John Fraser – Black & white photographs

December 1999 John Fraser Black & white photographs.  

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