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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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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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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Thu 31 Mar, 2016 - Job Opportunities

The FOFA GALLERY at Concordia University in Montréal seeks 2 artists to produce art work(s) during a summer residency. Each position will be 30-hours / week, temporary positions that run 9 weeks from June 27th to August 26th 2016. Rate of pay per position is $16 per hour. The FOFA Gallery will accept proposals by individual artists, in addition to 2-person collaborative proposals. Should the successful candidate need to relocate to Montreal, they will be responsible to cover the moving costs and pay for their accommodations while here.

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The Women's Art Society of Montreal's Annual Members' Juried Art Show & Sale

Start Date: Sun 01 May, 2016
End Date: Tue 31 May, 2016

Artistic Events

The Women's Art Society of Montreal Presents its

Annual Members' Juried Art Exhibit & Sale

Sat. May 28 & Sun. May 29, 2016 from 10am to 5pm

Vernisage: Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm.

Location: Concordia's Grey Nun's Residence Hall

1190 Guy St. (5 minute walk going south from Guy metro/ Guy exit.)

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Annual “ART BY THE WATER” Exhibition and Sale in Beaconsfield

Start Date: Fri 29 Apr, 2016
End Date: Sun 01 May, 2016

Artistic Events

Annual “ART BY THE WATER” Exhibition and Sale to be held at the charming and historic Beaconsfield Yacht Club, 26 Lakeshore Road, Beaconsfield H9W 4H3 on April 29 – vernissage 5:00pm – 9:00pm and April 30, May 1st – 10:00am – 5:00pm.  Indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. 

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Spring Exibition - Salon des Arts Visuels de Brossard - 24th Edition

Start Date: Fri 22 Apr, 2016
End Date: Sun 24 Apr, 2016

Artistic Events


Hundred of artworks will be gathered in one place.
Nancy Galianos is very pleased to have been selected for this exhibition.
Please join us.

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Artwill Studio Student Art Show

Start Date: Thu 21 Apr, 2016
End Date: Thu 21 Apr, 2016

Artistic Events

Sunday, May 01

5:30 to 7:00pm




Student’s Art Show  

APRIL 26 TO MAY 29, 2016              







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High Contrast Images: Cut-Paper Art

Mon 18 Apr, 2016 - Workshops


L'atelier d'Au Papier japonais
6322 Boul St-Laurent – Just above Bellechase
Montréal H2S 3C4 (métro Rosemont)

Thursday April 21
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
with Anna Jane McIntyre

Cost: $75

Modern artists are increasingly using a knife as a brush turning a simple sheet of paper, into hard-edge, dramatic, black and white images.

Anna, an enthusiastic paper cutter herself, will show you how to create striking designs and art works from this time-honoured practice while simultaneously strengthening your compositional sensitivity in perceiving positive and negative spaces.

Participants will create their own templates using both flat and folded paper cutting techniques or may experiment with creating works from those provided.

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alpha bones candy BOOK LAUNCH

Start Date: Tue 19 Apr, 2016
End Date: Tue 19 Apr, 2016

Artistic Events

Lp Camozzi here announcing the official April 19 launch of my 3rd children's picture book entitled alpha bones candy. A humorous tanka poetry version of an ABC picture book illustrated by my son. 64 page B&W book with illustrations that can be coloured and has objects to find for each letter. Printed in Montreal.

Would love to see you at our launch at Georges Laoun Opticien beside Montreal Museum of Fine Art at 1380 rue Sherbrooke W. 5-630 pm. Tuesday April 19.

You can preview the book at my website and rsvp me there or here via email please.

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Introduction to Linocut printmaking

Wed 06 Apr, 2016 - Workshops

Mondays 6-9 pm
April 18 to May 16
With Anna J. McIntyre

Dive into the amazing world of relief printmaking! In this playful introductory printmaking course we will explore relief printing with soft linoleum. You will learn to prepare your paper, inks and relief plate to create dynamic compositions. We will print both by hand and the CCGV presses. Our studio is non-toxic and uses top quality water-based inks. No previous art experience is necessary.

Centre culturel Georges-Vanier
2450, Rue Workman,
Montréal, Québec, H3J 1L8
(514) 931-2248

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Networking Event with US Gallerists- April 13

Start Date: Wed 13 Apr, 2016
End Date: Wed 13 Apr, 2016

Artistic Events

Networking Event with New York Gallerists
ELAN has received funding for a second time from the Canada Council for the Arts to bring gallerists from New York to Montreal from April 12-14. We're holding a public event where all interested artists can meet our special guests.
Wednesday, April 13
Phi Centre - 407 Rue Saint Pierre (Montreal), Space D, 4th floor

Doors + refreshments: 6 PM
Panel + Q&A: 6:30-8 PM
Reception: 8-10 PM
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In-School Creative Residencies for Professional Artists

Wed 13 Apr, 2016 - Calls for Submissions

Apply for the In-School Creative Residencies for Professional Artists, part of the Cree School Board’s Arts Concentration Program Mikw Chiyâm, taking place in the 2016-2017 School Year.


Mikw Chiyâm is an interdisciplinary enrichment program that aims to increase student retention by reinforcing Cree identity through artistic expression. Our aspiration for the program is to inspire youth by creating contexts for students to collaborate with professional Canadian Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. Four intensive five-week creative residencies will be offered in schools during the academic year. This program is projected to take place in three CSB high schools in Northern Quebec for the 2016/17 school year.


Program and application details can be found on our website at

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Sculpture: Creation in 3 Dimensions: A Visual Lecture

Start Date: Tue 12 Apr, 2016
End Date: Tue 12 Apr, 2016

Artistic Events

The Women's Art Society of Montreal has invited sculptor Susan Stromberg to present Sculpture: Creation in 3 Dimensions: A Visual Lecture at the McCord Museum on APR 12, 1:30 pm.

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Spring 2016 at ArtWill Studio and Croc-O-Mundo

Mon 28 Mar, 2016 - Workshops

Spring 2016!

ArtWill Studio and Croc-O-Mundo present:

World Food and Art - Travel with your senses! A great time guaranteed, limited space

Celebrating Japan

Learn how to roll your own sushi (no raw fish). While you eat, draw your Manga Character.

Sunday, April 10, 2:00pm to 5:00pm $35 per person

Spring is in the Air

Learn about herbs and edible flowers. Taste and be delighted.

Decorate a pot and plant a seed. Happy Mother’s Day

Saturday, May 7, 2:00pm to 5:00pm $35 per person

Reserve now 6 years and up (514) 999-8581

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