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August

01Through
Sep 08

Summer Abstraction

Hatch Gallery presents their first ever group exhibition of brand new works created exclusively for the gallery! Summer Abstraction features works by Hatch Gallery’s newest additions to an already impressive roster of artists, including Paul Kelly, Natalie Bohnen-Twiddy, Claire Sarfeld, Dimitri Papatheodorou, Stanley Feldman, Gary Dault, and Lynn Christine Kelly.

Show runs from August 1- September 8 at Hatch Gallery, 8 Stanley Street, Bloomfield.

Summer Abstraction
Addicted to Love by Claire Sarfeld
01Through
Oct 25

Self-Portrait Call for Submission

The Quinte Arts Council is looking for works for an upcoming self-portrait show at Quinte Arts Council Gallery. This call is for established, new and emerging artists in all mediums, including painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture and fibre. The show will run from October 29- November 29.

Work can be dropped off October 24-25 at Quinte Arts Council, 36 Bridge St E, Belleville.

01Through
Sep 08

Summer Array

Oeno Gallery’s sizzling summer group show brings together a brilliant array of media and imagery by multiple gallery artists. This rotating exhibition will include Mark Bartkiw with his surrealist-inspired imagery and Julie Himel whose luscious landscapes pulse with rainbow colours. Experience realist architecture and landscape paintings by Quebec-based painter F. Lipari, biomophic wall sculptures by County artist Jana Osterman and new abstracted floral still lifes by Jennifer Hornyak. Rounding out the show are hyper-realist works by American artist Carole Feuerman, textural sculptures by Chung-Im Kim, Heather Allen Hietala, Paula Murray and Cheryl Wilson Smith and dynamic abstract paintings by Scott Pattinson and Francine Simonin.

Group exhibition’s runs from June 22September 8 at Oeno Gallery, 2274 Prince Edward County Rd 1, Bloomfield.

Summer Array
Speed Boat 2 by Marc Bartkiw
03Through
Sep 01

County Coyote

Blizzmax Gallery presents their newest exhibit, County Coyote! Over 20 County artists release their inner Coyote in this wild life spectacle. The idea behind which is to create artwork that has a Coyote image included somewhere in the piece. Any size or material.

Some of the participating artists include: Buffy Carruthers, Peter Blendell, Terry Culbert, Nell Casson, Judy Clark, Jonathan Kaiser, Gerry Jenkison, Jess Posgate, Barb Hogenauer, Shani Mootoo, Vanessa Pandos, Peter Mennacher, Mile Murtanovski, Rhonda Nolan, Tammy Love, Noella Noel, David Morrish, Leanne Rhem, Carl Wiens, and Elis Ziegler.

Opening reception on August 3 7PM.

County Coyote runs until September 1 at Blizzmax Gallery, 3071 County Road 13, Picton.

County Coyote
03Through 26

RFUG

Maison Depoivre Gallery is proud to present unique and powerful works by RFUG. As a refugee artist Bashar Shammas aka RFUG had to leave his Syrian home when he was 16, a place that no longer exists. The show will include paintings on book covers that Bashar painted in Syria during the war. Join him for the opening reception on August 3 4-7PM.

His painting titled Baby is an homage to the Syrian babies who fled with their parents in extremely perilous conditions aboard makeshift boats.

His work will be on display at Maison Depoivre until August 26 at 343 County Rd 22, Picton.

 

RFUG
Baby by RFUG, 36 x 24 Acrylic on Canvas
11Through 31

Speaking in Petals

Mad Dog Gallery presents a brand new series of Susan Wallis’ encaustic works in her solo exhibition “Speaking in Petals”. Opening celebrations on August 10 7-9PM and August 11 2-4PM.

To see more of her work visit Susan’s website.

Show runs from August 10-31 at Mad Dog Gallery, 525 County Road 11, Picton.

 

Speaking in Petals
Spring Nuptials by Susan Wallis
13Through 18

Jazz Fest

The Prince Edward County Jazz Festival is proud to present a fresh and wide-ranging mix of performances encompassing Newport and Cuba, big bands and small, new faces, recent Juno winners and nominees, and a pivotal year when transcendent albums shook jazz to its foundations. The all-star cast of performers are simply Canada’s best! Programming highlights include:

Overture- The John Sherwood Trio, opening dinner show on August 14 at the Waring House
1959: Jazz Transformed, August 15 at the Regent Theatre
Hannah Barstow with the Commodores, August 15 at Wellington United Church
Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, August 16 at the Regent Theatre
Robi Botos and Jodi Proznick, August 17 at St. Mary Magdalene Church
Jodi Proznick and “Sun Songs”/The Mike Murley Trio, August 17 at the Regent Theatre
The Brian Barlow Big Band, August 18 at the Regent Theatre

To learn more about each performance and see the full schedule visit www.pecjazz.org. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Regent Theatre or online.

Jazz Fest
The five-time Juno award winner Jane Bunnett performing on August 16
16Through 23

Fractured Reality

Sybil Frank Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Eric Ranveau titled Fractured Reality.

French-born artist, Eric Ranveau’s work has been presented in France, Canada, Germany, and Sweden. His unique style has been embraced by art communities, which has afforded him many opportunities to be recognized by galleries and art collectors within Canada and abroad.

Opening reception August 16 5-9PM. Exhibit runs until August 23 at Sybil Frank Gallery, 305 Main Street, Wellington.

 

Fractured Reality
The Georgian Bay in summer by Eric Raneau

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