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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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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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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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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