Macromareal (a rising tide lifts all boats)

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Main & Station is delighted to have Sydney Lancaster & Scott Smallwood here in residence with us again for the implementation of their collaboration, macromareal (a rising tide lifts all boats).

Meet Sydney & Scott at the exhibition opening and reception on Saturday, 12 August from 4pm – 8pm in the secondfloor gallery at Main & Station, 168 Main Street, Parrsboro.

The exhibition remains open until 26 August.

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In 2016 the team were here on a Research & Development Residency to plan and develop a multidisciplinary project that explores “both the limitlessness of the tide’s ebb and flow, and the limits of human capacity to comprehend time on that immense scale”….http://hmsnonesuch.com/2016/06/21/a-nonesuch-collaborative-residency-lancaster-waldron-smallwood/

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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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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

Les prix d’excellence Nonesuch

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Main & Station is pleased to announce

The international NONESUCH ART ON PAPER AWARDS

These awards are open to all artists.

The awards consist of cash and residencies valued at $ 20,940.00:

  •               The Nonesuch Best Work Award
  •                L’Usine de Papier Award
  •               The Main & Station Award
  •               The Griffintown Award
  •               The Wellington Church Award

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NS PRINTMAKERS Travelling Exhibition

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The Parrsboro vernissage and opening reception of the Nova Scotia Printmakers travelling exhibition A Sense Of Belonging will be on Sunday, 1 November from 2 pm5 pm in Main & Station’s secondfloor gallery

In this exhibition twenty-five printmakers from around the province and beyond explore the theme of Nova Scotia’s local culture through diverse printmaking techniques on paper. Together these works make up a colourful, varied picture, while separately they each tell their own contained story.

More than an exhibition, this is also a print exchange in which each participating printmaker receives a full set of prints and so gets to hold on to the entire colourful interpretation of their home or adopted province.

A number of artists will be present at the reception to talk about the project and to answer questions including Julie Rosvall, Suzanne Gauthier, Maria Doering, and Bonnie Baker, the president of the NS Printmakers.

The exhibit will remain on display until 28 November.

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The Nova Scotia Printmakers is an informal body of professional printmakers and individuals with a more general interest in the printmaking media. Members share a common concern for printmaking and the desire to promote Nova Scotia prints and printmakers.  Founded in 1988, NS Printmakers connects printmakers in the region, educates the public on both traditional and experimental forms of print media, and organizes regular exhibits.

For more information about NS Printmakers please visit their website here…https://nsprintmakers.wordpress.com/

If you would like to know more about this project, the artists involved, to view the online catalogue or order a print version, visit the project page here… https://nsprintmakers.wordpress.com/2015-exchange/