Events

Artist Talk – Naoko Matsubara

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The distinguished woodcut print artist, Naoko Matsubara, grew up in Kyoto, Japan. She received her BFA from the Kyoto Academy of Fine Art (BFA, 1960); and was a Fulbright Scholar at what is now Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (MFA, 1962). She was also a Special Invited Student at the Royal College of Art in London (1962).

After travelling extensively in Europe and Asia, Naoko Matsubara returned to Japan for two years before being taking up teaching positions at the Pratt Institute of Graphic Art in New York, as well as at the University of Rhode Island. She has continued to be extremely active as an artist: locally, nationally and internationally. Since 1960 she has had some 75 solo exhibitions, in the USA, Canada, Japan, England, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland and Mexico. She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions.

More about Naoko and her work can be found at www.naokomatsubara.com

Tuesday, October 3 – 10:30 a.m. – Free – No registration required.

Family Art Hallowbaloo

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Spooky arts and magic to get your whole family ready for pumpkins, ghouls and trick or treating.

Sunday October 22, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Our FREE Family Art Day Open Houses are all about making art and having fun with your family. Designed for beginners to advanced students of all ages, this is a unique opportunity to create alongside one another in a variety of disciplines from painting to pottery. It’s also a chance to learn more about DVSA and meet our wonderful faculty members who are the best at what they do.

Drop-in. No registration required.

HCF-logo-webFunding for this project is provided by Hamilton Community Foundation.

Artist Talk – John Kissick

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Painter and writer, John Kissick, creates abstract paintings that “feature a hybrid pictorial space which balances art-historical allusions with pop-culture references.” HIs exhibition record includes over 30 solo exhibitions in Canada, the USA and Germany. John was the subject of a mid-career survey, “John Kissick: A Nervous Decade,” which toured through Canada in 2012. He is the author of numerous catalog essays and articles for periodicals. His work has been exhibited at the Shanghai Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and the Mendel Art Gallery, among other institutions.

John has held numerous academic posts, including Head of Critical Studies at Penn State University’s School of Visual Arts, Dean of the Faculty of Art at OCADU from 2000 to 2003, and from 2003-2014 was Director of the School of Fine Art and Music at the University of Guelph. He was elected into the Royal Canadian Academy for the Arts in 2005.

Learn more about John and his work at www.johnkissick.ca.

Tuesday, November 14 – 10:30 a.m. – Free.  No registration required.

Family Art Holiday Hoopla

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Enjoy a variety of art-full activities sure to get you in the festive spirit for the holidays.

Sunday December 3, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Our FREE Family Art Day Open Houses are all about making art and having fun with your family. Designed for beginners to advanced students of all ages, this is a unique opportunity to create alongside one another in a variety of disciplines from painting to pottery. It’s also a chance to learn more about DVSA and meet our wonderful faculty members who are the best at what they do.

Drop-in. No registration required.

HCF-logo-webFunding for this project is provided by Hamilton Community Foundation.

Register now for Fall 2017. Classes available in Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and much more.