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

May Plein Air at Kensington Market – May 28, 2019

(Submitted by Wally Lush) On a very windy, drizzly, cold morning three of us showed up to make art. We quickly decided that setting up easels in the nasty weather was a bad idea but we could wander and take

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

Friday Night Club January 25, 2019 – Marjolyn van der Hart

(Submitted by Ingrid Mueller) Marjolyn Van der Hart wasted no time launching into her collage demonstration. The results of her efforts are remarkable and Marjolyn has been successful in selling her work to a loyal following in Canada and throughout

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