Category: Friday Night Speaker

Brian Harvey – Friday Night Guest Nov. 15, 2019

(Submitted by Brent Arlitt) Artist Brain Harvey presented slides of many of his paintings and demonstrated his typical artistic method to the club on Friday November 16. He has training from Seneca College, Sheridan College, Toronto School of Art, the

Vera Bobson – Friday Night Guest October 4, 2019

(Submitted by Brent Arlitt) On Friday Oct, 4 Vera Bobson demonstrated her unique method of producing beautiful abstract paintings. Her vibrant and colourful works are painted on full sheets of 200 lb paper. Vera applies green painters tape to the

Zoey Zoric – Friday Night Guest Sept. 20, 2019

(Submitted by Ellen Sieniewicz) DVAC Friday night speakers series launched its 2019/2020 club season last evening with the very engaging Zoey Zoric! Zoey is an oil painter who included time lapse videos, her plein air kit, and gorgeous samples of

Friday Night Club, March 22, 2019 – Linda Montgomery/Liquitex

This Friday was very popular with record attendance for a Friday Night Club presenter.  It might have been because Linda Montgomery is an award-winning illustrator, a reputable OCAD instructor and a very amiable presenter coupled with the promise of free

Friday Night Club, March 8, 2019 – Ingrid Mueller

(Submitted by Jessie Gordon) Club member Ingrid Mueller presented the process of using plaster drywall compound to create relief for painting and bas relief works of art. Ingrid showed examples of paintings she has completed and described the process and

Friday Night Club March 1/19 – Clarence Porter – PASTELS: WHY NOT?

PASTELS – Why not? This question was answered by our guest, Clarence Porter, as he set out to enlighten us on the fundamentals and ease of use of pastels. Clarence is a professional freelance illustrator and painter. He teaches various

Friday Night Club February 22, 2019 – CARFAC Elissa Pendergast

(Submitted by Ingrid Mueller) This evening was filled with revelations made possible by CARFAC General Manager Elissa Pendergast. CARFAC – Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des Artistes Canadiens, is an organisation of 1,000 members, founded in 1968 in London by Jack

Friday Night Club February 15, 2019 – Gary Smith

(Submitted by Jessie Gordon) Club Members enjoyed the presentation by Gary Smith, a successful Toronto painter who is widely shown with international commissions and sales. Gary described his career, his exhibitions, teaching and referred to many trips to teach and

Friday Night Club February 8, 2019 – John Hood

(Submitted by Ingrid Mueller) Award winning artist, John Hood has a BFA from Concordia and spawned from creative parentage.  His experience spans years as a muralist and has paid his bills as a property manager but in 2017 he made

Friday Night Club February 1, 2019 – Sharlena Wood

(Submitted by Ingrid Mueller) Sharlena Wood is no stranger to DVAC but always a welcomed guest. A vivacious and charismatic personality, she is well known in the GTA art community, as her busy schedule reveals her as an instructor at