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

Workshops

Sept 2018
Introduction to Non-Toxic Printmaking
Emily Pittman with Daniel Rumbolt

Introduction to Non-toxic Printmaking Artists Emily Pittman and Daniel Rumbolt combine their skills to offer an exciting collage and printmaking workshop. Using accessible and exclusively non-toxic materials, we will be teaching a workshop of up ...

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Sept 2018
Fishing Stage Ornament Workshop
Sarah O'Rourke-Whelan

Fishing Stage Ornaments Workshop with Sarah O'Rouke Whelan The goal of this workshop will be for participants to create miniature 20th century fishing stages, based on the structures that dotted and continue to dot the island's shores. Materials...

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Sept 2018
Comic Book Art Workshop
Sarah O'Rourke-Whelan

This Comic Book Art Workshop consists of several activities aimed at all ages participants. The goal of this workshop will be to provide participants with a variety of skills, as well their own finished piece of artwork made by applying the skills...

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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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Recent Posts

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Looking for additional Directors

Art Ex Festival Corporation is currently searching for motivated, dedicated and enthusastic individuals to become directors and help cont...

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  • Calendar Sep 16, 2019
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Register for the Art Ex Festival Corporation weekend of visual-arts workshops Sept. 26 to 29, 2019

Art Ex Festival Corp would like to remind all potential workshop participants that they only have about a week and a half to register for...

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  • Calendar Aug 21, 2019
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Fine-Arts and Crafts Expo and Christmas Craft Fair

The Volunteer Directors of Art Ex Festival Corporation wish to advise all vendors and patrons that the Fine-Arts and Crafts Expo and the ...

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