Join us for family time and be engaged in creative studio activities led by local artists. Presented with the support of Anne Safranyos & family, we are pleased to offer Sundays in the Studio for a returning 5th year.
Printmaking with March Featured artist: Elio Del Col
“If you can ink it, you can print it.” What more potential could a medium possibly offer to young, curious minds? The challenge to find your ‘own voice’, with no preconceptions, means there are no pulls in the linocut process. Compared to more traditional disciplines, the linocut is based upon experimentation and discovery. Printmaker becomes scavenger; materials produce unexpected results; techniques develop spontaneously; artists become alchemists. The magic of the medium assures that the creative urge is stimulated to the extent that follower becomes
“Wow! You printed that with this?!" Guarantees that another door is about to be opened – creative ‘carte blanche’.
Beyond the physical matrix, experiments with
The bottom line, however, is fun. By surrendering some control to the medium, surprises happen – art results and printmakers are born.
Join Elio Del Col every Sunday in March from 1-4pm in the Studio!
FREE with $10 Gallery admission (Free admission for AGW members, children under 12 and Indian Status and Métis Card Holders).
Children must be accompanied by an adult
April 2017 - Featured Artist: Nadja Pelkey