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VANS in Residence in Kings County

Visual Arts Nova Scotia and Uncommon Common Art (UCA) are thrilled to be facilitating an artist residency in Kings County, Nova Scotia. This partnership is a terrific opportunity for NS artists and the host community. This month-long residency, with an … Continue reading

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VANS in Residence

VANS is excited to announce the artists who have been chosen for the three VANS In Residence initiatives this spring. We have both rural and urban residencies in HRM this year, involving fantastic partners. Each artist will spend their time … 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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Merray Gerges selected as Emerging Critical Art Writer-in-Residence

Visual Arts News in partnership with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce our first-ever Emerging Critical Art Writer-in-Residence. Merray Gerges recently completed her undergraduate degree in art history and journalism. She also co-founded CRIT, a free biannual publication curating contemporary criticism in partnership with The Khyber Centre for the Arts. 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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To further develop critical art writing in this region, Visual Arts News will host a Writer-in-Residence in partnership with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS). The residency will be open to emerging critical writers for a 4-month residency/internship and is designed to help develop and promote the work of emerging art critics. Continue reading

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VANS in Residence at The Woodlawn Public Library

Visual Arts Nova Scotia and the Halifax Public Libraries are thrilled to announce that Sherry Lynn Jollymore has been selected as artist in residence for the program taking place at Woodlawn Public Library for the month of March.
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VANS in Residence at the Woodlawn Library

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is pleased to announce a new VANS in Residence project. In partnership with The Woodlawn Public Library and with the support of the 2013 HRM Artist in Residence Initiative, this residency of a PAINTS artist will take place in March 2014. 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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Protect Your Love Artist Book Now Available for Purchase Online

This artist book was published as part of the Re-Focus Sustainable Art Residency in collaboration with the Ecology Action Centre and the Khyber Centre for the Arts. Introductions by Briony Carros (Executive Director, Visual Arts Nova Scotia) and Daniel Joyce (Artistic Director, Khyber Centre for the Arts), as well as an interview with D’Arcy by James MacSwain. 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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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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April 2013 Featured Artist – Pat Loucks

Inspiration for my work usually comes from my observation of seasonal changes in the natural environment or the effects of human intervention in the landscape. Continue reading

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Protect Your Love: Fact and Fiction – D’Arcy Wilson

Protect Your Love D’Arcy Wilson Khyber Centre for the Arts November 6 – 23 Opening: Monday, November 5, 8pm Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) in collaboration with the Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and the Khyber Centre for the Arts are … Continue reading

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VANS in Residence

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that VANS in Residence will take place September 20 – October 15, 2010 in the town of Yarmouth, NS. We’re excited to partner with The Yarmouth County Museum and Archives as the host organization … Continue reading

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