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.
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.
no title Helene de Winter
no title Helene de Winter
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 →
“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
Main & Station is delighted to announce the following Award recipients and Special Mentions for the 2016 Nonesuch Art Of Paper Awards ~~ Main & Station est heureux d’annoncer les lauréats suivants et mentions spéciales des prix d’excellence Nonesuch pour les arts papier pour 2016
The Wellington Church Award (People’s Choice Award) was announced in Montreal at the end of the exhibition. The voting was very close and finally it is a TIE and the award goes to both Yoshimasa Tsuruta’s sculpture Fallen Angel and Bruce St.Clair’s painting Three Gables.
Fallen Angel Yoshimasa Tsuruta
Le prix Wellington Church, le prix publique, était sélectionner par le vote des visiteurs lors des expositions à Parrsboro et Montréal~~~est de 500 dollars en plus d’une résidence de 2 semaines à Main & Station Nonesuch. Le prix est décerné à Fallen Angel par Yoshimasa Tsuruta ET à Three Gables de Bruce St.Clair.
Three Gables Bruce St. Clair
The Nonesuch Best Work Award is 5000 dollars plus a 3-week residency at Main & Station (Nonesuch Art Centre) in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. The award goes to Untitled by Helene deWinter.
Le prix Nonesuch pour la meilleure œuvre est de 5000 dollars en plus d’une résidence de 3 semaines à Main & Station (Nonesuch Art Centre) à Parrsboro, NS. Le prix est décerné à Untitled par Helene de Winter.
This July Main & Station is delighted to welcome back artist Sydney Lancaster and geologist John Waldron, and to introduce composer Scott Smallwood to Parrsboro.
The team are collaborating on a multidisciplinary project that will “explore both the limitlessness of the tide’s ebb and flow, and the limits of human capacity to comprehend time on that immense scale”.
This summer is a 2 week Research & Development Residency, to plan and develop a new site-specific sculptural installation responding to the tidal range in the Bay of Fundy. The goal is to scout potential locations for an installation, meet with local people (potential collaborators) and get to know the area. The team will also be learning about local materials and trying some experiments to see what might best be used for the work, a large-scale site-based sculptural installation which they hope to create and document in summer 2017.
Want to know more? Join us for an artist’s talk, a workshop or a walk…
Sydney Lancaster will be giving an ARTIST’S TALK at Main & Station on Wednesday, 6 July at 7pm.
Scott Smallwood will be giving an ARTIST’S TALK at Main & Station on Wednesday, 6 July at 8pm.
In this 2-day workshop Nonesuch artist in residence Jessica will teach the process of making plates, bowls and flower pots by taking molds from household objects, adding sculptural elements onto the vessels.
The workshop will take place on Monday the 15th of February from 11-3pm & on Sunday the 21st from 11am -1pm.