Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Lunch & Learn Series at The Halifax Club Exhibition

Lunch & Learn Series
12:00noon to 1:30p.m.
$29.95 for Members/$44.95 for Non Member Guests
RSVP 423-8460 ext 3, or reservation(at)


Friday, October 12th:
Joy Snihur Wyatt Laking presents “An Art Project in Remote Bolivia”
Joy has made several trips to Bolivia including 5 weeks this year volunteering on an art project in conjunction with the Ivar Mendez International Foundation. Joy will talk about her experience, showing pictures of the mountainous area, of the paintings that she produced and of the art that the local people produced. One of Nova Scotia’s best known painters, Joy has been a professional artist for the past 40 years. She has had several national solo exhibitions, including one at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Tuesday, October 30th:
Naomi Levine & Peter Gough present “What is Art? The Value of Art & Collecting Art”
Peter Gough will share excerpts from a speech given by Kevin Spacey at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, DC as part of the National Arts Advocacy Day in 2011. Peter Gough is an internationally recognized visual artist living in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Peter has exhibited in Scotland, England, Germany, the United States and nationally in Canada. He is vice president of the Society of Canadian Artists and an elected member represented by galleries in Toronto, Montreal, Saint John and in Nova Scotia.
Naomi Levine is a lawyer and avid collector of art who lives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia. She has been involved on the boards of performing and visual arts groups and has represented artists. She is Chair of the Board of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, represents Manitoba on the Board of the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust and is a member of the Canadian Art Summit. Ms. Levine will speak about the relationship between public galleries, governments and artists and about the role of artists in the community.

Thursday, November 15th:
Dawn Josey presents “Research to Artwork”
Dawn Josey, a visual artist, has taken her family research from paper to works of art telling the story for generations to come. Come hear how your story can be told visually. Dawn Josey is a mixed media artist living in Enfield, Nova Scotia. She is an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artists and a board member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia who exhibits her work in group and solo shows throughout the province. She is currently continuing studies at NSCAD University.

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