is a weekend festival featuring exciting, educational and enlightening visual-arts experiences for all.

Workshops

Sept 2017
Acrylic Painting
Dave Sheppard

A simple still- life will be set-up, lit by two studio lamps. The participants will be provided a small canvas, gessoed black, along with a selection of paints and brushes. The session will focus on two main concepts; the chiaroscuro techniques as...

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Oct 2017
Embellishing Sealskin: Zippered sealskin pouch
Charissa Alain-Lilly

Coming to us from the Northwest Territories, Charissa Alain-Lilly will take participants through the process of decorative Sealskin techniques which will result in a decorative zippered pouch. This day long workshop will test your sewing and desig...

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Sept 2017
Beginners Portrait Drawing
Robert Lodge

Each participant will learn the basic general guidelines for doing a portrait in a drawing medium. Emphasis will be on working from a picture to draw to create your portrait using the fundamental principles and guidelines outlined during the instr...

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Sept 2017
Animation
Darren Cranford

Keyframe co-founder, Darren Cranford, will take participants through the process of cutting out images for a stop-motion animation and drawing for a Post-It note flip animation booklet. Open to all ages come an learn the principles of animation an...

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Sept 2017
Wool Needle Felting
Sally Joyce

This workshop will outline the history of wool felting and show the participants examples of works that can be created using this method. Participants will learn techniques, how to use the materials and tools to create depth and colour change. Wor...

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Sept 2017
Antler Carving
Sarah O'Rourke-Whelan

This workshop would have three components: to learn the context of horn and antler carving in Canada, to learn techniques in processing horn and antler, as well as other useful information, and the opportunity to practice what participants learn o...

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Sept 2017
Painting On Silk
Jane Sasanow-White

Instructor and artist, Jane Sasanow-White, will take participants through the process of creating and painting an image on silk fabric. The process can be very fluid or structured and you can create some amazing images that can show off your creat...

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  • Calendar Nov 22, 2018
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Annual Christmas Craft Fair 2018

The Annual Art Ex Festival Christmas Craft Fair will take place at the Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts on Friday, November 30th at 12 ...

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  • Calendar Oct 9, 2018
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Fine-Arts and Crafts Expo

Come join Art Ex Festival Corporation as they present numerous talented artists and craft producers from various regions of the province ...

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  • Calendar Sep 20, 2018
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Opening for Remembrance Exhibition; Art Ex 2018

Everyone is welcome to attend the opening of the Art Ex Festival art exhibition entitled Remembrance by Corner Brook artist Jackie Alcock...

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