Artist in residence: Judith Appleton

 

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Wednesday JUNE 28, 7:30pm ~   Artist Talk with Judith Appleton

Thursday JUNE 29 from 1:30 to 3pm ~  Cut & Paste Fun, a workshop with Judith Appleton. REGISTER NOW…http://hmsnonesuch.com/cut-paste-fun/

WHO

Who am I?

A hard worker. A traveller, yet a rooted person who longs for home after a while. A perfectionist with a great deal of respect for tools and work. Previous incarnations include citrus farmer, working in publishing, documentary photographer, clerk, translator, art teacher, data input worker, book salesperson, copywriter, and more.

I am an American born and trained artist who transferred my life to Israel, where I live but will always be an “immigrant.” I love to travel and interact with people and new landscapes, capturing the light and the feeling of a place, in paint, charcoal, and photographs. When a landscape becomes too familiar, I seek a new place to explore, trying to keep my vision fresh.

WHAT

I mostly paint outside or draw models. Over the past two years I have been attempting to combine the two, putting scenery after the models or models within the scenery, making collages of old paintings and new drawings, trying to find a way out of the dead end of realism/figuration/observation, while simultaneously appreciating the practice and discipline of classical academic art.

I am fascinated by the idea of being near water. This would continue my series of icebergs painted on a frozen island surrounded by a sea (Greenland residency). I look forward to painting an area with neutral emotions, as opposed to the charged landscape of Armenia with its memories of genocide (Yerevan residency). In both cases I worked daily and held an exhibit for the community at the close.

Open to, and looking forward to drawing people and the Minas Basin and the town.

HOW

My favourite materials are charcoal on paper or gessoed canvas, pencil on gessoed canvas or paper, oils on canvas, pastels on paper, and photography.

I look forward to making a video, my latest experimentation in new material.

WHEN

June/July 2017

http://judithappleton.com

 

Meet Judith on Wednesday JUNE 28, 7:30pm at her Artist’s Talk and come to her Collage workshop on Thursday JUNE 29…

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Residency, Experimental Drawing workshops, and an artist’s talk with Carlos Gomez

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Winner of NAOPA’s 2016 Main & Station Award Carlos Gomez is a Colombian artist who resides in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.  He is a member of the Nova Scotia Printmakers and works primarily in printmaking, drawing and painting. His work is influenced by the vanguards of the European modern art movement as well as the pre-hispanic artwork of Latin America.

He will be at Main & Station for a 2-week art residency in May 2017.

You can meet Carlos at his Artist’s Talk on Wednesday 10 May at 7:30pm  ~  the talk will be held at Main & Station.

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You can learn from Carlos by signing up for one or both of his Experimental Drawing Workshops on Saturdays May 13  &  May 20 from 1pm- 4pm   See here for more details and how to register http://hmsnonesuch.com/experimental-drawing-1-2/

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PLEASE NOTE: If you are registering for a workshop and need somewhere to stay in Parrsboro, ask us about accommodations.

Artist’s Talk ~ Helene de Winter ~ 2 MARCH

Please join us for an Artist’s Talk with Helene de Winter on THURSDAY, MARCH 2ND AT 7PM.
Born in the little town of Doorn in The Netherlands, Helene de Winter studied fine-art at the Nieuwe Akademie Utrecht.
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Her collages, paintings and drawings have been exhibited throughout The Netherlands, including in Het Gemeentemuseum in The Hague.  In 2014 her collages were published in the artbook “Thawt”, a international collaboration of collage artists. In 2016 Helene won the Nonesuch Art of Paper Best Work Award and is currently in Parrsboro, Canada as a Nonesuch Artist in Residence. Continue reading

Les prix pour les arts PAPIER 2017 Nonesuch Art Of Paper Awards

(voir ci-dessous pour le français)

 

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Main & Station is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the international NONESUCH ART OF PAPER AWARDS.

These awards are open to all artists.
Finalist works will be included in 2 Canadian exhibitions: in Montréal, Québec and in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.
The awards consist of cash and residencies valued at over $ 21,000.00:
  • The Nonesuch Best Work Award
  • L’Usine de Papier Award
  • The Main & Station Award
  • The Griffintown Award
  • The Wellington Church Awards
Submission Deadline: 30 April, 2017

For the first edition 230 entries were received from 17 different countries, including Argentina, Australia, Estonia, France, Italy, Israel, Japan, Spain, and the United States of America. Over 35 submissions came from artists living in the Maritime Provinces and over 55 from the island of Montreal.

More than 70 works of art were shown in the two finalist exhibitions. The diverse works created on or with paper included drawings, paintings, prints, sculptures, crochet hangings, origami, photography, collage and hand-made books by artists from all over the world and from around the corner.
Over 700 visitors participated in the public ballots to select the winner(s) of the Wellington Church Award, the people’s choice award.
For additional details on the awards and information about how to apply, please visit the Awards page here…http://hmsnonesuch.com/nonesuch-art-on-paper-awards/

 

The NONESUCH ART OF PAPER AWARDS were created and funded by artists and supporters of the arts. Main & Station Nonesuch Kickshaws is a privately funded endeavour based in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia and Montreal, Canada that promotes the arts and humanities.

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Main & Station est heureux d’annoncer la deuxième édition des prix d’excellence NONESUCH pour les arts PAPIER.

Les prix d’excellence Nonesuch sont ouverts à tous les artistes.
Les œuvres sélectionnés feront partie de 2 expositions canadiennes : à Montréal, au Québec et à Parrsboro, en Nouvelle-Écosse.

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Leap Second Festival 2016-2017 – One Second Residencies

Leap Second Festival 2016-2017  Saturday New Year’s Eve Dec 31 2016 23:59:60 and lasts one second until Jan 1 2017 00:00:00 (UTC).

Main & Station Nonesuch is proud to be hosting several artists for the 2016 Leap Second Festival.  For the list of artists our Past and Present Artists Page…http://hmsnonesuch.com/artists-past-present/ or visit our Leap Second Residencies page for more detailed information about the participating artists and their projects… http://hmsnonesuch.com/2016-nonesuch-leap-second-residencies/

A leap second is an extra second between :59 and :00 that is left invisible on our watches and most computer systems. It’s usually faked using one of three glitchy processes – repeat, freeze, smear – to correctly adjust clock-time to the rotation of the earth. For us it means an opportunity to intervene in the flow of time creating a virtual synapse for new connections.” For more information about the Festival…http://leapsecond.online

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NAOPA in the news

October 2016_ In Kolaj magazine…http://kolajmagazine.com/content/content/collage-exhibitions/2016-nonesuch-art-on-paper-awards-finalists-exhibition/

September 2016_Amherst News Citizen Record… http://www.cumberlandnewsnow.com/News/Local/2016-09-06/article-4633684/Art-on-Paper-Awards-draws-huge-response/1

April 2016_The Canadian Jewish News… http://www.cjnews.com/culture/arts/awards-recognize-artists-that-work-on-or-with-paper

February 2016_Cumberland News Now… http://www.cumberlandnewsnow.com/News/Local/2016-02-16/article-4437900/Art-on-Paper-awards-wide-open-to-submissions/1

December 2015_PRNewswire…http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/main–station-is-pleased-to-announce-the-international-nonesuch-art-on-paper-awards-300196677.html

L’exposition des finalistes pour les prix d’excellence Nonesuch pour les arts sur papier

Ne manquez pas le vernissage / Don’t miss the Montréal opening of the Nonesuch Art On Paper Awards: le 30 septembre, 2016 à 17h à 141 rue Ann (Griffintown), Montréal, QC.

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LES DATES ET HEURES DE L’EXPOSITION/ THE EXHIBITION DATES AND HOURS 

mercredi & jeudi : 13h – 19h   /   Wednesdays & Thursdays : 1pm to 7pm

vendredi : 13h – 21h   /   Fridays : 1pm to 9pm

samedi & dimanche : 13h – 17h   /   Saturdays & Sundays : 1pm to 5pm  

OU PAR RENDEZ-VOUS    /    OR BY APPOINTMENT :                     fun@hmsnonesuch.com, paperawards@gmail.com