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Art unveiled in Stratford

Art unveiled in Stratford
Three interactive pieces installed in trail system at Cotton Park

The official unveiling of three new interactive art pieces took place in Stratford in November. The three pieces were commissioned by the Town of Stratford through a proposal process which included artists, individually or in groups, demonstrate their vision for their art piece keeping with a theme of “nature.” All three pieces have
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Exact replicas

Exact replicas
Reproducing the furniture from the Confederation Chamber

While Province House in Charlottetown undergoes renovations Parks Canada and the Confederation Centre of the Arts have mounted an exhibit in the upper foyer of the Centre called “The Story of Confederation” which includes reproductions of the furniture from the Confederation Chamber. The original pieces are with Parks Canada curators in
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Sculptures installed

Sculptures installed
Lucie Bellemare works now part of Summerside landscape

The City of Summerside invites the public to view three sculptural works by artist Lucie Bellemare that have been installed in the City of Summerside.

Lori Ellis, Manager of Heritage and Cultural Properties for the City of Summerside, says, “while the intricacy and whimsy of Lucie’s work catches the attention of on lookers, I believe it is her
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Potters’ anniversary

Potters’ anniversary
PEI Potters Studio celebrates 20th year

In response to a brief note in The Buzz, a small group first met to discuss the idea of starting a cooperative pottery studio on PEI in July 1995. The founding members had all taken pottery classes at the former Holland College School of Visual Arts who had no place to continue to do pottery when the school closed and the pottery studio was dismantled in
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The hands of craft: pottery

The hands of craft: pottery
Celebrating Craft Year 2015 across Canada and on PEI

submitted by PEI Crafts Council

Prince Edward Island is known equally for its red soil and for the number of potters who turn clay into beautiful items of pottery. While many tourists ask why there is such a vital craft scene on the Island—the answer is not as simple as one reason, although the existence of a tourist season is a major reason
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The Story of Confederation

Birth of the nation story exhibit in Centre foyer

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, along with Jessie Inman, Chief Executive Officer, Confederation Centre of the Arts, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently to launch The Story of Confederation.
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Artists From Away

Artists From Away
Artists’ cooperative formed for newcomers

Five newcomer artists and the Executive Director of Culture PEI Mark Sandiford met recently at in Charlottetown to elect the Founding Officers of Artists From Away (AFA), an artists’ cooperative that aims to provide newcomer artists with a venue where they can learn, create, share, and grow as artists. The AFA is an all-inclusive group, accepting members
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Prix du XXe Siècle

Prix du XXe Siècle
Confederation Centre recognized by Architecture Canada

Confederation Centre of the Arts has received a national award recognizing outstanding and enduring contributions to Canadian architecture.

Confederation Centre was selected by a jury from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and Heritage Canada The National Trust as the recipient of the 2015 Prix du XXe Siècle Award. This prize
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Inaugural Erica Rutherford Memorial Bursary awarded

Inaugural Erica Rutherford Memorial Bursary awarded

Luke Ignace is the first recipient of The Erica Rutherford Memorial Bursary awarded by Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown. Ignace is a first-year student with the Holland College School of Performing Arts (SoPA), a partnership with Confederation Centre.

To ensure continuing post-secondary students in any manner of artistic training could receive support, Erica Rutherford’s family
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In memory of Barry Jeeves

Artist and potter Barry Jeeves died on May 10, 2015. Born in Toronto, Barry moved to Prince Edward Island in 1971 and had a great influence on the PEI art scene as a teacher and mentor. He studied at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto and the Sir George Williams College of Art in Montreal and was an instructor at the Island’s School of Visual Arts.

Reflecting on her relationship with Barry
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