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A Glimpse of Noella

A Glimpse of Noella
Multi-media exhibit by Noella Moore at MacNaught Centre

A Glimpse of Noella, multi-media art by Noella Moore, is on display at MacNaught History Centre and Archives in Summerside through March.

Noella Moore is a multi-media artist who began drawing as a small child. By the age of sixteen she had created her first oil painting, which through adult eyes she still describes as “gorgeous.” 

The
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Portrait of the artist named Kat

Portrait of the artist named Kat

by Krista MacLeod

My 14 year old son and I were volunteering at the Christmas Care Fair hosted by Santa’s Angels and Gifts From the Heart on November 24 at the Farm Center in Charlottetown. It was an amazing day where over 800 low-income Islanders were helped with food, clothing, toys, toiletries, furniture and even dog food courtesy of CADO.

Among all of this was an artist named Kat (Kathryn
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For Study

For Study
19th Century Art History from the permanent collection at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG) in Charlottetown has organized a new exhibition, For Study: 19th Century Art History, featuring 19th century Canadian paintings from the Gallery’s permanent collection.

The exhibition will be a resource for UPEI students enrolled in a 19th Century art history
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Documentary Impulse

Documentary Impulse
1970s Photography of PEI Life at the Confederation Centre

A new exhibition, A Documentary Impulse: 1972 Photography of Prince Edward Island Life,  opens in February at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG). 

In the 1970s, as PEI was undergoing rapid change, many Islanders began to be concerned about losing their “Island way of life.” It is not a coincidence that around this time
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The facilitator

The facilitator
Profile: Steve Bellamy

by Jane Ledwell

“Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect,” Steve Bellamy says. In his third month as CEO of Confederation Centre of the Arts, he’s still pinching himself that he has arrived in this place.

“I’ve been lucky to live in a number of places in Canada,” he says, “and towns of 250,000, or larger, would be lucky to have a place like (Confederation
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Sequential thinking

Sequential thinking
Serial arrangements at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The tradition of artists working in serial—a sequence of pieces—is the focus of a new exhibition at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. Entitled Serial Arrangements, this exhibition features seven groups of artworks, each extending the viewers engagement with the artist’s process and subjects.

Curated from the Gallery’s permanent
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PEI Arts Grants

PEI Arts Grants
Successful applicants for 2019

PEI Arts Grants for 2019 were recently announced. They are:

Megan Stewart—To create the 2019 River Clyde Pageant with co-director Ker Wells;
Ariel Sharrat—To undertake an apprenticeship as an audio engineer in Ramsgate, UK;
Mark Sandiford—To participate in the Contextual Intelligence Leadership Intensive in Banff;
Melissa Peter Paul—To explore 8 of the
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Founders Circle tour

Founders Circle tour
Members plan trip to Czech Republic

Confederation Centre of the Arts is launching a distinctive experience for members of its Founders Circle—the chance to join an exclusive 11-day cultural adventure to the Imperial Cities: Prague, Vienna, and Budapest.

With proceeds going to support arts and heritage programming at the Centre, this group travel tour comes at the request of the Founders’ Circle
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Cute as a…

Cute as a…
12th year for button making event at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The CCOA Gallery in Charlottetown is bringing back “Cute as a…” for its 12th year, so it’s time to start planning your miniature button art and get ready to collect.

“This is the chance for people to showcase their artistic talents in wearable art,” says Kate Sharpley, the visual arts educator with the Gallery.

“Cute as a…” asks
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Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibits

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibits

Mitchell Wiebe: VampSites

Until March 3

The Gallery opened a new solo exhibition by Mitchell Wiebe in October. Based in Halifax, Wiebe has been something of a cult artist in Canada for decades. Known for his instantly recognizable paintings of fantastical creatures and warped worlds, Wiebe is also a performer who has fronted numerous experimental bands, from Soaking Up Jagged to Pastoralia,
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