Tuesday, October 17, 2006


In Plain View
Winnipeg Studio Tour 2006
Nov. 4-5 & Dec. 2-3

A group of Winnipeg artists have organized two weekend self-guided studio and gallery tours to take place on the weekends of Nov. 4&5 and Dec. 2&3. You are cordially invited to visit these artists in their workspaces from 12 noon until 6p.m. on these days.
Come experience the world of the artist’s studio. See where art is made. Visit unique and exciting studios located in artists’ homes, Exchange District lofts, heritage buildings and behind storefronts on busy streets.
Also browse through galleries that feature the work of Winnipeg artists.
Come and visit, discuss the work with the artists who produce it and get those special gifts for discerning people on your list.

Visit our website to view the list of artists and galleries included in the tour and glimpse a preview of their work:

for more information contact
Pat Courtnage 453-3819 or 453-1455;
Or Jo’Anne Kelly 772-4851; j.kelly@shaw.ca
The Manitoba Crafts Council will be holding a sale of the contents of Craftspace Gallery and the office of MCC. Items for sale include avarietyof display shelving, pedestals, jewellery display cases, lighting,officeequipment, folding chairs, etc. All items must be sold and will be priced accordingly.
Terms of sale: as is, cash or cheque.
Time: Friday, October 20, 12 - 6
Saturday, October 21, 12 - 4
Location: 2nd floor, 62 Albert St.
All items sold should be removed by Monday, October 23rd. We have someone available for hire to help you transport any large items, if you need assistance. We need volunteers to help with this sale. Please let us know your availability to help by replying by e-mail or phone 957 7217. AND please advise anyone you know who might be interested in the items for sale, but is not on this mailing list. David Krindle & Pat Courtnage
Joanne Vanderhorst and Jordan Van Sewell are advertising their Mexican retreat (Puerta Vallarta) to those interested in renting an apartment this winter. Anyone interested please refer to the previous post detailing this opportunity. or call Joanne or Jordan at 204-944-9262
Wayne Arthur Gallery announces:
The next Creative Coffeebreak will be Wenesday, October 13, starting at 7 PM here at Wayne Arthur Gallery. The gallery will supply coffee, tea, banana loaf and chairs. If anyone else wants to bring something, please do and let me know. Please let me know if you plan to come although you will be forgiven if you can’t make it.
Is anyone interested in bringing work to be critiqued by others? If so, bring it.
Gary Styrchak and Art Walter will give a presentation around 7:30 PM on:
Oil, alkyd and heat-set synthetics will be covered, with Art Walter doing the heat-set (Genesis oils) part of the presentation. Both Gary and Art, now semi-retired, have been exhibits designers for museums all of their careers, each of them ending their careers after long years with Parks Canada. They have commissioned works from many local artists and craftsmen, - Wayne Arthur for sculpture, Luther Pokrant and Larry Jamieson for historical illustrations at the Forks National Historic Park and others for sites across the country. Gary and Art are familiar with many techniques related to the visual arts and have themselves done many paintings, drawings and illustrations for the projects they worked on. They have 'done art' all of their lives and look forward to passing on some of the things they have learned at Creative Coffeebreak. Subsequently, Creative Coffeebreaks will be held the third Wednesday evening of the month and the second Friday morning of the month at 10 AM -
Bev Morton - Wayne Arthur Gallery 477-5249 186 Provencher Blvd


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