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

Plein Air at James Gardens – Oct. 6, 2019

(Submitted by Karin Fediw/Wally Lush) This was the last, official session of Plein Air for the season. It had rained in the morning, but the weatherman assured us that there would be no rain at 10 am when we met.

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

Plein Air at The Guild Inn – Sept. 10, 2019

(Submitted by Wally Lush) On September 10 a group of artists met at The Guild Inn in Scarborough to paint in the lovely park filled with a profusion of flowers and many architectural remnants. It was a perfect day, sunny

Plein Air at High Park – August 18, 2019

(Submitted by Karin Fediw/Wally Lush) Despite the promise of showers and thunderstorms, more than half a dozen showed up in High Park. Painters were found all around the park restaurant, painting trees and flowers. It was a milder day than

Plein Air at Kew Gardens – August 6, 2019

(Submitted by Wally Lush) Several artists gathered on a muggy morning at Kew Gardens anticipating a pleasant morning painting people, trees and the flowers that were in full bloom. Only to watch in dismay as a torrential downpour washed paintings

Plein Air at John Polanyi Collegiate – July 22, 2019

(Submitted by Wally Lush) PACT Grow-to-Learn (GTL) teaches schools and communities about food and gardening. It feeds families and seniors in low-socioeconomic areas. It creates safe green spaces for pollinators and it transforms communities. This group was kind enough to

Plein Air at Sunnyside Pavilion – July 9, 2019

( Submitted by Carolyn Shushelski/Wally Lush) To the east the Toronto skyline provided a striking background.  In a small cove white swans basked in the sunshine and ducks floated peacefully along the water’s edge.  Sunbathers relaxed on the sandy beach,

Plein Air at Grange Park – June 23, 2019

(Submitted by Wally Lush) Grange Park had a variety of things to paint and see. There were fountains, wading pools, fascinating old trees, sculpture, and even an old ruin of a church. Half a dozen people made the trek down

June Plein Air at Wards Island – June 11, 2019

(Submitted by Wally Lush) The ferry, like time, waits for no man it seems. Missed the one I wanted to take to Centre Island and walked to meet everyone – and walked, and walked. Got to the Sunshine Center for

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