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Friday Night with Artist Bill Burns

Bill Burns was the DVAC guest artist on Friday March 24. Bill brought a number of his very impressive landscape paintings and talked about his technique. Bill uses a very limited palette and uses value to convey depth and a

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Friday Night with Artist Dan Murphy

{submitted by Ingrid Mueller} On March 3, artist Dan Murphy spoke to the DVAC about his contemporary realist paintings. Influenced by the likes of Magritte, Ortega and Coorte, Dan’s work combines elements of these influences using clearly defined composition and

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Friday Night with Kal Honey, “Text in Art”

{Submitted by Ingrid Mueller} On February 24, artist Kal Honey discussed the use of text in art. A graduate of OCAD, Kal Honey has honed his skills in graphic art and has a penchant for painting, assemblage and collage. However,

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Should my Art match my Sofa?

[written by Joan Philip] Well, the short answer is No. Or, not necessarily. Or, it depends! There are designers, decorators and stagers who actually make decisions about art based on the overall design considerations of a space — including the

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Friday Night with Olexander Wlasenko

{Submitted by Ingrid Mueller} Olex Wlasenko, Curator of Station Gallery in Whitby, presented our Feb 17 Friday night group with a very interesting topic:  Synchronicities: Art and Cinema.  Olex gave examples of films that use art in their sets and

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