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5 Steps to Building a “ Real” Art Collection

[written by Joan Philip] A recent letter to a major home decorating magazine noted that the writer had managed to successfully renovate her home and put in place many of the big decorating elements like paint and furniture, but was

Posted in Art Musings

Friday Night with Tim Packer

“It’s all about the work” — What it takes to build a successful art career with Tim Packer. {submitted by Sylvia Le Roy} It was a pleasure to spend a few hours with Tim Packer, renowned, internationally recognized, professional artist

Posted in Friday Night Speaker

Friday Night with Hi-Sook Barker

{Submitted by Ingrid Mueller} On January 20, the Friday night guest was painter Hi-Sook Barker who demonstrated a winter street scene in watercolour. Hi-Sook reminded us all that the fundamentals are important in everything you create.  She stressed that we MUST hone our drawing

Posted in Friday Night Speaker

Holiday Party 2016

On Friday, December 9 members and friends of DVAC enjoyed an amazing evening at Fantasy Farm. The evening included great food, wonderful prizes, music and dancing.

Posted in DVAC Event

Friday Night with Peter Colbert

  Ottawa resident artist Peter Colbert spent Friday evening, October 28, with us killing two birds with one stone (is that politically correct to say anymore?) as he was delivering his art to Toronto galleries. He showed us how he

Posted in Friday Night Speaker