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Whimsy Peaks at the Rotary Centre for the Arts

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Whimsy Peaks at the Rotary Centre for the Arts

I was thrilled to be invited by Heather Yip to join her in a dual exhibition at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna, BC.  Heather and I both like to play on the edges and in the land of whimsy so it was a match made in heaven. We met during an art retreat at Wells, BC - the I hope this is first of many collaborations with this wonderful woman. DETAILS  Start: January 3 @ 8:00 am  End: March 30 @ 8:00 pm Phone: 250-717-5304 Email: info@rotarycentreforthearts.com VENUE  Rotary Centre for the Arts 421 Cawston Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada + Google Map...

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Daniella Woolf & Maiwa School of Textiles

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Daniella Woolf & Maiwa School of Textiles

I was thrilled to participate in two classes with encaustic legend Daniella Woolf last fall at the Maiwa School of Textiles in Vancouver, BC. My attendance at both classes was made possible by a grant from the Thea Haubrich Legacy Fund (which is administered by the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan).  To say I was thrilled would be a huge understatement. Daniella was an artist I had followed for years through her books and videos. I had been captivated by the boundaries she pushed both personally and in physical space with her work. Limitless repetitions created with a seemingly simplistic grace, but complex in meaning...

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Have a Bee-utiful day!

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Exploring Encaustic Gift Certificates

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Exploring Encaustic Gift Certificates

Treat the artist in your life with an Exploring Encaustic gift certificate! Order the gift certificate and I will send you a code that can be redeemed online or in person. Gift certificates can be used towards classes, art supplies, and art work.  Click here to purchase

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Bethany demoing at Opus Saturday, December 16th

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Bethany demoing at Opus Saturday, December 16th

  Intro to Exploring Whimsical Encaustic (Free Demo) Location: Opus KelownaSat, December 16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMSat, December 16, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMCreate fun, abstract encaustic paintings with ease!I will be demonstrating how to quickly and easily use encaustic to create whimsical paintings. I will be working on 1-2 panels to show you how to prep your panel, lay down encaustic, fuse the layers, plus how to use other media such as oil paint and PanPastel with encaustic.Space is limited and registration is required.Please visit Opus Kelowna or contact them at 250‑763‑3616 or toll free 1‑800‑814‑8885 to register. http://www.opusartsupplies.com/how/demos/intro-exploring-whimsical-encaustic ...

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