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First and second

First and second
Holland College students win at photography competition

Connor Munn, a second-year student in Holland College’s Photography and Digital Imaging program, won Student Photographer of the Year at the Professional Photographers of Canada, Atlantic annual convention and image competition.

Connor’s image, entitled Victor’s Apple, was one of two that he submitted for the juried competition. His class
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Remembrance

Remembrance
Wendell’s paintings

Island artist Wendell R. Dennis passed away suddenly in September of this year. For the many people who knew Wendell, expressions of the shock of this loss have been combined with an outpouring of appreciation for his artwork.

Wendell’s career in the arts included years in theatre and film, but since his permanent return to live in Victoria-by-the-Sea, he has been known by many
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Pixels & Glory

 Pixels & Glory
Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown hosts competition

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

In the spirit of friendly rivalry, Pixels & Glory, a new graphic competition organized by the Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown (GDGC), plans to host events each month where local designers and their peers solve an assigned design problem in 90 minutes or less.

Making up the board of GDGC are
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West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

The City of Charlottetown’s Arts Advisory Board approved a new art installation which was installed at the West Royalty Community Centre.

The installation called, The Gratitude Bench, is an interactive piece that serves as a wishing wall where the public can leave inspirational quotes or kind notes on colored paper in the wall. It will include a multipurpose bench for users of the community
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Fox mugs

Fox mugs

Crystal Stevens, the owner-operator of Redrocks Pottery, has introduced her new line of custom hand-thrown ceramic mugs that features PEI Foxes. Each PEI Fox Mug is given a name and personality based it’s unique features. Each litter offers customers a great selection of “kits” but unlike real foxes, are available throughout the year “not only just in spring,” jests Stevens. “Customers seem to get
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Confederation Centre CEO

Confederation Centre CEO
Steve Bellamy appointed by Confederation Centre board

Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) has announced Steve Bellamy has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer.

“For over five decades, Confederation Centre has served Canada as a multifaceted cultural institution, offering a variety of visual and performing arts with a strong focus on educational programming…taking the lead on the
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Ebb and Flow opens in Morell

Ebb and Flow opens in Morell

Ebb and Flow PEI is a new locally owned speciality gift shop located in the same parking lot as Holy Cow Restaurant at 7788 St. Peters Highway, Morell. 

The shop specializes in one-of-a-kind custom framed fine felt wool art made live in-shop and offers walk-in workshops daily Wednesday to Saturday.

B.B. Gunn is the primary in-shop fine felt artist and is a juried member of the PEI Crafts
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Richard Vickerson art

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson

The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part of an ancient forest now swallowed by suburban sprawl. Despite the changes, one resident of that lost forest still thrives, the American Crow. Because I occasionally feed them, they seem as aware of my presence as I am of theirs, often calling when I enter my studio. The behaviour of these birds is
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Building a Dream

Building a Dream
The model ships of Thiren Smallman 

Thiren Smallman may have been born sixty-nine years ago on a farm in western PEI, but his dream was to go to sea as a sailor in the Royal Canadian Navy.

However, rheumatic fever at the age of fourteen took the dream away. But it could not kill his love of the ships that sail the world’s seas. He studied and read about many of them and thought of them as his
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Art in the Open

Art in the Open
Artist selection announced for 8th annual art festival

Eighteen artists from across the country have been selected by a jury of their peers and industry professionals to develop and showcase their work at the 8th annual Art in the Open festival.

On August 25 from 4 pm until midnight, downtown Charlottetown will become an open-air gallery presenting ephemeral works of public art. The Art in the
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