Skip to main content


Showing posts from September, 2013

Lumiere, Sydney starts at 6:58 pm tonight

All is ready at the library for interaction.  

Post at Brain Pickings blog on Creative Rules

One day I will come up with my own rules, so that I can break them over and over again. (smile) For now I share with you the following post on Brain Pickings blog. Very inspiring. Please read on. 10 Rules for Creative Projects from Iconic Painter Richard Diebenkorn by Maria Popova   “Do search. But in order to find other than what it searched for.” On a recent visit to the Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966 exhibition at San Francisco’s De Young fine arts museum , I was taken with a small, simple sheet of paper handed to visitors, printed on which were the artists’ ten rules for beginning a painting — a sort of manifesto that read more...

Colouratura Art Gallery is host to Debut Atlantic's Concert with Precocious 14-year Old Pianist Anastasia Rizikov

Don’t miss this one! At age seven, Canadian pianist Anastasia Rizikov made her orchestral debut performing Polunin's Concertino in A minor with the National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, conducted by Mykola Diadiura. Now 14, Anastasia is showing signs of being  “one to Watch”.  She is currently performing solo concerts in major US cities such as Detroit, Chicago, Binghamton, New York, New Jersey, and Washington and on  September 21st will perform at Colouratura Fine Art Gallery at 8 pm Tickets $25.  Call 902-929-2324 to purchase tickets. Anastasia’s tour will feature two varied programs. These programs include famous works such as Beethoven’s “Appassionata”, Liszt’s La Campanella  and Ondine from Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit. Ms. Rizikov has won first prize in many international competitions including the Rotary International Piano Competition in Spain, the  Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition in the USA which lead to a Carnegie Hall debut, and the

Brights in Series: VANS in the Hub

Ellen Moershel Violet Rosengarten Jacqueline Steudler Kate Stinson September 4 – October 31, 2013 Visual Arts Nova Scotia presents Brights in Series, the 6th edition of VANS in the HUB featuring a broad range of artworks by Nova Scotian visual artists: Ellen Moershel, Violet Rosengarten, Jacqueline Steudler, and Kate Stinson. Works displayed range from photo collage to large scale paintings, several of which are part of a larger series and employ bright colours as their key component. This waning summer exhibition is on view from September 4 until October 31, 2013 at The Hub – a dynamic, ever changing work environment in the heart of the city. VANS in the Hub is a biannual juried exhibition of member’s work at The Hub Halifax. The Hub is a work-inspired office space located at 1673 Barrington Street on the second floor in Halifax, NS. The Hub is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 6pm. For more information regarding the Hub, please visit http:

The Hub in Halifax

Connection #3 by Jacqueline Steudler Delivered three paintings this week for the VANS group show at the Hub in Halifax. More information is coming soon.