Current ELANews - Visual Arts

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ELANews reports to the community on our own activities. Here you will find information on ELAN's upcoming events, programs for artists, partnerships with other organizations, as well as information on arts-funding advocacy work and important policy developments.

Black days, Red Nights

Start Date: Mon 01 Jan, 2035
End Date: Mon 01 Jan, 2035

Artistic Events

August 29 - September 11
Aug 29 at 1:00pm to Sep 11 at 5:00pm in EDT
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Galeries d'Art Contemporain du Belgo
372 Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1A2

"Black days, Red Nights" is a new Arian Photo exhibition which is a compilation of old and new photographs of his viewpoint of Islam, women and torture.

Address: 372, St Catherine O (Belgo Art Galleries), Gallery 411.

Vernissage: Saturday August 29, 1pm-5pm

Exhibition Hours:

Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday-Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday 1pm-5pm

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Looking for locations/groups/events interested in Art + Robotics workshop

Tue 09 Jul, 2013 - Workshops

I am a Master in Art Education graduate student looking for an opportunity to present two workshops (Bristlebots and Artbots)that integrate Visual Arts, Science, and Robotics. Participants will build their own unique vibration-based robot and use the robot to make Non-Objective or Non-Representational images.

1. DIY Robots + Art: Bristlebot
2. DIY Robots + Art: ArtBot

Cost: approximately $40/ea MAX 12

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Discover modern art on Hugo Pieters' website!

Thu 22 Aug, 2013 - ELAN Classifieds

Hi, I am a new member! Due to a bizarre life, I found out that at the age of 70, that I have been a modernart painter all my life. My website is and hope you have fun with it.

Don't forget to check the 10 one-act plays for students and the film script on the website.


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Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators

Thu 05 Sep, 2013 - ELAN Classifieds

Let's prove that this quote by Stephen Fry is true. I'm currently building a bookshelfie (picture one takes of oneself in front of a bookhelf) gallery and am looking for people to submit their pictures to show the world that books are still alive and lovec (see the gallery here:

In exchange for your picture, I will glady link back to or showcase your work on my social media (my facebook page has an average reach of 500/people/week).

If you'd like to join in on the fun, send your bookshelfie to Include your first name and location as well.

Thank you very much!

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Start Date: Thu 28 Jul, 2016
End Date: Sun 14 Aug, 2016

Artistic Events


Paintings by Allyna Harris and Mair Vaughn Millington at le Vieux Forgeron Gallery 240a Dufferin, Stanstead, QC.
Vernissage Saturday, June 30, 5 à 7

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Susan Stromberg's ADIRONDACK NATURE on exhibit at The Hyde Collection, New York

Wed 22 Jun, 2016 - Member News

Member Susan Stromberg's sculpture "ADIRONDACK NATURE" is on exhibit at "The Hyde Collection" in Glen Falls, New York.

The sculpture is officially a part of the permanent collection at the musuem.

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RAYONS DE LUMIERE by Susan Stromberg

Fri 17 Jun, 2016 - Member News

RAYONS DE LUMIERE by Susan Stromberg was a finalist in the Kingsbrae Sculpture Competition, in St.Andrews by the Sea, New Brunswick.


8 ft.tall. Mirrored Stainless Steel. It stands on an East/West axis so that the sun will rise and set through the top center and the legs that represent shafts of light. It is a seascape/ landscape sculpture: The sculpture is dramatic: seen from a distance : a landscape or seascape with natural light flowing through the openings: reflecting & refracting off the Steel. The cutout base reflects the top Centre cutout.

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Arts Alive! Québec: Multi-region Arts Festival Returns for 2nd Summer

Wed 15 Jun, 2016 - News

ELAN presents Arts Alive! Québec




Where Quebec arts and culture comes alive from June to September!

For Arts Alive! Québec, six Quebec regions band together to create an exciting summer festival series. Take advantage of the season – enjoy day trips to pretty Quebec towns or local area artists


MONTREAL, June 2016 –The English Language Arts Network (ELANcelebrates the return ofArts Alive! Québec. Between June and September, HudsonQuebec CityHuntingdonKnowltonWakefieldand Montreal's West Island, will host weekend celebrations of Quebec arts and culture. Some communities focus around a main venue and its environs; others transform the entire town. Programming is highly individual, reflecting local tastes, arts and cultures. There’s something different to experience and taste at each region's event, from local artists and visiting headliners to puppet shows, literary activities, contemporary dance, theatre performances, visual arts, chamber music, film, and even a Celtic party! On offer are indoor and outdoor events for all ages, including hands-on creative activities led by musicians, theatre professionals, dancers, filmmakers, and craftspeople. Through the universal language of art, Arts Alive! Québec’s inclusive, family-friendly atmosphere builds bridges between English-speaking and French-speaking communities. Many free events.


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The Garden at Night

Start Date: Wed 08 Jun, 2016
End Date: Sun 10 Jul, 2016

Artistic Events

Arts Sutton- The Garden at Night exhibition of photographs
June 8t-July 10th
Lecture June 25th 5-7 pm

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Artistes Hudson Artists Spring Show and Sale

Start Date: Fri 03 Jun, 2016
End Date: Sun 05 Jun, 2016

Community Events


Sixty six years old, eighty members strong, the AHAA will be holding their spring show and sale starting with a vernissage June 3. A painting by Judith Harvey will be raffled to benefit the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Care Residence. Free admission, everyone welcome.

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Full Day Monotype Printing

Thu 19 May, 2016 - Workshops

Visual Art Centre
350, avenue Victoria, Montréal, Québec H3Z 2N4
T. 514.488.9558

Date: Friday, June 3, 2016
Time: 10:00 – 4:30 pm
Teacher: Anna McIntyre 
Costs: $115 + $35 materials

Monotype is the print technique that most readily combines aspects of direct painting with the special character of the printed image, enabling an artist to experiment freely with colour, composition and mark-making to produce a series of works within a day. This intensive allows in-depth exploration of personal themes and captures the fun and energy of working with the printing press. Some printing experience is an asset.

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540 sq. ft artist studio in Saint Henri

Tue 14 Jun, 2016 - Member News

Anna Jane McIntyre has an artist's studio available to rent as of August 1, 2016. This studio has a long history with Montreal artists including Tom Hopkins and Guido Molinari.
$598 / month + remainder of annual municipal 2016 (approx. $150) payable to lease holder.
Hydro included.

This space is not a good one for loud band practices - quiet ones are ok though!

Private 540 sq ft studio with 11' high ceiling and wooden floors.
A five-minute walk from the orange line Place Saint Henri metro.
The studio is well lit, one floor above street level, and has four windows facing north.

Same floor access to washroom and freight elevator in this 4-storey, former factory complex.
Think SOHO in the 70s!


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Visual Arts Panel Summary

Mon 30 May, 2016 - News

Visual Arts Panel Summary


On April 13, 2016 ELAN hosted a visual arts panel discussion with four curators from NYC at the PHI Centre. The panel consisted of Amanda Hunt, Assistant Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem; Lital Dotan & Eyal Perry of Glasshouse Project in Brooklyn; and Matthew Schum, a writer and curator based between Los Angeles and New York.

Topics discussed during the panel included curation, networking and promotion. A summary of the panel is now available on  here.

Last year’s version of this visual arts panel may also be of interest, and is available here.

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10th anniversary Mount Royal Cemetery Photography Exhibition and Sale

Mon 21 Mar, 2016 - Calls for Submissions

"Camera Shy" by Doris Potter

The Friends of the Mount Royal Cemetery proudly invites you to participate in the 10TH anniversary of the Annual Photography Exhibition and Sale, we hope you will join us on this special occasion!

“A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.” Ansel Adams

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Art Show : Women's Art Studio

Start Date: Thu 19 May, 2016
End Date: Mon 23 May, 2016

Community Events

The Women's Art Studio is holding its Annual Visual Arts Exhibit at Galerie EK Voland, Canal Lachine Complex. Vernissage Saturday, May 21st from 2-5 pm.
Everyone is welcome

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Call for Westmount artists and authors – Art Westmount 2016

Wed 18 May, 2016 - Calls for Submissions

Call for Westmount artists and authors – Art Westmount 2016

We invite you to participate in the sixth edition of Art Westmount, created to showcase the visual arts, artists and authors in our community, please contact us to obtain the participation form.

The Art Westmount weekend, October 1st and 2nd will coincide with Les Journées de la culture.  Deadline to apply: Tuesday May 31. Info: or 514-989 5521.

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Centre Sagamie Art Residencies

Mon 16 May, 2016 - Calls for Submissions



Call for submissions
for residencies to be undertaken in 2017

Deadline: June 15, 2016

The Centre SAGAMIE offers contemporary visual artists research/creation residencies centred on digital image processing and large-scale digital printing.

Located in Alma, at the heart of a dynamic cultural environment, these residencies allow artists to revitalize their practice and to develop new languages based on a relevant and current digital vocabulary. Resident artists can initiate and/or finish projects which critically explore images and develop singular strategies to generate, transform or disseminate them.

Artists are welcomed at SAGAMIE's production premises and provided access to a digital laboratory that consists of four large-scale printers equipped with the main printing technologies. A team of specialized artist-technicians offer full-time support, providing expertise and informed guidance. A vast range of printing supports is made available to artists so that they may carry out their experimentations. These short term residencies are both creatively intense and flexible in regards to scheduling. The centre offers artists a production budget and an artist fee.

1- Your Curriculum vitae (maximum: 3 pages).
2- A description of the proposed project (maximum: 1 page).
3- Visual documentation (maximum: 20 images).

By email to: (10Mo maximum per email)

For further information about this call for submissions, please contact Nicholas Pitre, Director: 418 662-7280

For more about our activities, visit:

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Wed 23 Mar, 2016 - Calls for Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2016 RBC Canadian Painting Competition! As part of the RBC Emerging Artists Project, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition – now in its 18th year – seeks to give exposure and opportunity to Canada’s next generation of visual artists, in addition to a total of $85,000 in prize money to the finalists.

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Call for Submissions: Gallery Fringe

Mon 02 May, 2016 - Calls for Submissions


Be a part of the St-Ambroise Montreal FRINGE Festival Gallery Exhibition!

Adhering to the FRINGE mandate; submissions will be accepted on a first come/first served basis, no censorship, the participation fee remains low and 100% of the sales will be returned to the artists. Nearly 100 artists will be showcased in this salon style tradition. Exhibition info: MainLine Gallery (3905 boul. Saint-Laurent) June 2-7, 2016 from 2-9

There will be a vernissage June 1, 2016 from 5-9 Art Drop off: Saturday May 22, 12-5 + May 28, 7-9

Art Pick up: Tuesday June 7, 9-10pm

Criteria to participate: •1 piece per person •Maximum dimensions (30 inches wide by 30 inches high) •Registration fee of $40, plus tax •Artists keep 100% of sales •All work must be ready to hang Please Complete the following in order to participate

  1. Registration Form
  2. Payment Link:

Submissions after May 20th will not be accepted.

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Workshop: making edible sugar mosaics for cake decorating

Thu 24 Mar, 2016 - Workshops


Shelley Miller is giving a one day intensive workshop on her unique method of making sugar tile mosaics, suitable for cake decorating. The workshop will be hosted by Mosaikashop, an atelier specializing in mosaic art.

Workshop details and registration here:

Miller has created numerous ephemeral murals with sugar, as well as permanent public art commissions in the Montreal area, including murals for the MUHC and an AMT train station.
See her work on her website:

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