Expressions of Art Local Artists Add Colour to Thanksgiving Weekend - theHumm September 2019
Expressions of Art Local Artists Add Colour to Thanksgiving Weekend - theHumm September 2019
Thirty-one local artists have been selected to participate in this year’s Expressions of Art Show and Sale hosted by the West Carleton Arts Society. This show, which has been celebrated annually for more than 25 years, will be held on Thanksgiving weekend (October 11–13) at the Carp Agricultural Hall.
“We have a wonderful cross-section of art in our show this year,” says Anne Heather Moore, chair of the event. “Our artists represent a variety of media — from oil, acrylic and watercolour to photography, textiles, glass and mosaics. It is a great representation of local and regional art, with styles that appeal to everyone.”
The vernissage, or opening reception, will be held on Friday, October 11, and will feature musical guests Kate Weekes and James Stephens. Refreshments will be served and there will be a cash bar. Ottawa mayor Jim Watson and local councilor Eli El-Chantiry are planning to attend.
Attendance and parking are free, and the venue is wheelchair accessible. The show runs on Friday from 7–9pm, on Saturday from 8am to 4pm, and on Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
Established in 1988, the West Carleton Arts Society (WCAS) is an active, non-profit volunteer organization of vibrant, talented visual artists and fine crafts people. Its dynamic program includes monthly ARTiculate Fireside artist chats, an annual Spring Into Art Conference, the fall Expressions of Art show and the $100 & Under Christmas sale. Member benefits include opportunities to show work at several local venues and to engage with other regional artists. For more information, please visit westcarletonartssociety.ca .
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