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How I Met Fred

How I Met Fred
Photograph earns Adnan Saciregic a place at MOCCA

Adnan Saciragic is the Prince Edward Island regional winner for BMO 1st Art! 2012. He will receive $5,000 and have his artwork hang in the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), 952 Queen Street West in Toronto from October 3 to 28 (www.bmo.com/bmo/ files/images/7/1/BMOfirstArt.html).

Adnan’s award-winning piece entitled That’s How I Met
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Overman in Hollywood

Overman in Hollywood
Charlottetown jeweller’s work goes to the Emmy Awards

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

I am trying to imagine what Hollywood will make of Matt Bowness. The Charlottetown jewelry maker, who is known professionally as Overman, has been invited to be part of a gifting suite at this year’s Emmy Awards. The awards take place on September 23, in Los Angeles.

What’s a gifting suite, you ask? Or I ask,
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The Job for Me

The Job for Me
Profile: Alanna Jankov

by Jane Ledwell

Many Buzz interviews in the past have included Alanna Jankov. For years, she took the photos that accompanied the artist profiles on this page. Sometimes the interview and the photo shoot overlapped, and I could count on Alanna’s offbeat humour to set interview subjects at ease. One interview subject made sure Alanna was going to be the photographer before
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Future Plans

Arts Education on PEI

by Dave Stewart

Earlier this year, the Interactive Multimedia program at Holland College was put on hiatus and an instructor laid off. Recently, an instructor who had been teaching for more than twenty years in the Graphic Design program at Holland College was let go. With widespread speculation about forthcoming retirements in the Media and Communications Department at the
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Photography First

Photography First
Adnan Saciragic wins award

Adnan Saciragic, a recent graduate of Holland College’s Photography and Digital Imaging program continues to win awards for his work, this time at Atlantic Photo Supply’s regional photographic print competition. He won first place and best of show for his entry Descendants of Lukomir. He also won an honorable mention and a first place in the commercial photography
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PEI Arts Awards

PEI Arts Awards
Four Islanders honoured

Four Islanders and were honoured recently at the 2012 Prince Edward Island Arts Awards.

Ministers Robert Henderson and Alan McIsaac joined Lieutenant Governor Frank Lewis and Dr. Greg Doran, Chair of the Prince Edward Island Arts Council, for the presentation of the Awards.

“Last night’s awards ceremony recognized deserving individuals for their contributions to the
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Mural for Kensington

Mural for Kensington
Six artists from the Artist Co-op take on the project

A group of six artists from the Artist Co-op in Kensington recently offered their time and talent to paint two panels for the city of Kensington. The city offered to pay for all the supplies.

The group of artists—Lise Genova, Donna Sutton, Cheryl Mclin, Debbie Bryanton and Gloria Birch—consulted the archives to get details of the history of the
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John Sylvester Double Prize Winner

John Sylvester Double Prize Winner

Photographer John Sylvester was a double prize winner in the 2011 Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) awards. His image of sparring red foxes in Prince Edward Island National Park, which appeared on the cover of the December 2010 issue of Canadian Geographic magazine, took the prize in the “Best Action Photo” category. His image of Torngat Mountains National Park, which appeared in the
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Bunny Wool Art

Bunny Wool Art

At Bunny Wool, visitors to the Abram’s Village Handcraft Co-op this summer will have the opportunity to comb “Keith Urban,” “Tim McGraw,” “Reba McEntire,” “Taylor Swift” or “Scotty McCreery,” to card and spin their wool and to transform it into small woolen crafts. The “stars” of this activity are actually exotic show rabbits  (English Angora, the Jersey Wooly and the American Fuzzy Lop)
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Berni Wood Wins National Photography Award

Berni Wood Wins National Photography Award

At the 2012 Professional Photographers of Canada National Image Salon Competition in Halifax, NS, Berni Wood, a professional photographer from Charlottetown was awarded Best in Class for Commercial Industrial photography.

Her image Cranberry Carousel received an Award of Merit and was selected among 40 images that represent the “best of the best” out of 1,356 national competition entries in the
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