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Vera Wise : For The Love Of It

Fri. October 19th 2007 - Mon. October 29th 2007
Vera Wise is an amateur painter of the purest kind; she is so involved with her subject that any consideration of talent or skill is irrelevant. She just paints what she sees and loves - for the love of it. Except for a few week long workshops in watercolour painting years ago, she is self taught. She sketches and paints agricultural subjects: her own farmhouse, barns and garden, the flooded fields in the spring, her many chickens, the old rooster, the local pig farm, her many cats (but only three today), Teddy the dog, the pumpkins waiting to be harvested, the migrating trumpeter swans, the barn swallows, and still life displays of Nature's bounty. She works on-location, with her sketchbook, or big sheets of watercolour paper, or she works at the kitchen table; the whole world is her studio, and the whole world is in her bucolic valley.
Presented by: The Ministry of Casual Living
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Menticality: Kaitlyn Dunsmore

Friday Apr. 19th until Fri. May 10th
Kaitlyn Dunsmore is an interdisciplinary artist from Glasgow, Scotland. She received a Ba (Hons) in Contemporary Art Practice from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, and has since received an MFA from the University of Victoria. Her work is an exploration of paradoxical and binary relationships. By c... Read More

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Artist Market: Elise Hendrickson, Stefanie Mudry - Apr 23rd @ The Ministry of Casual Living

Artist Market: Elise Hendrickson, Stefanie Mudry

Friday May. 3rd until Sun. May 5th
Artist Market

Ministry of Casual Living,
Devonshire Studio Gallery,
858 Devonshire Road

Friday, May 3, 1-8pm
Saturday, May 4, 11am-5pm
Sunday, May 5, 11am-5pm

Come experience our first ever Artist Market!
Local artists of varied practices will gather, sell and showcase their wares.... Read More
Fri, May 3, 1-8pm, Sat May 4, 11am-5pm, Sun, May 5, 11am-5pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living
Moonlight 2019: Anne-Marie Fortin - Apr 23rd @ The Ministry of Casual Living

Moonlight 2019: Anne-Marie Fortin

Friday Apr. 26th until Sun. April 28th
Anne-Marie Fortin
Moonlight 2019

Moonlight has been created during the Bonnie McComb Kreye Residency. This installation is structured around dialectic movements (opposition and analogies) inviting the viewer to reorganize the meaning of what is there for them to see.

The philosophical disc... Read More
Friday 7-10pm, Sat 12-5pm, Sun 12-5pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living