Spring 2016 at Scarborough Arts

Posted on March 31st, by scararts in Featured, Recent News. 1 Comment

Spring Forward: Member Exhibition & Opening Reception
April 21 to May 30, 2016
Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road

Spring Forward - April 21 to May 30, 2016

On display in the Bluffs Gallery from April 21 to May 28, 2016 is our Spring Forward: Members Exhibition, featuring a stunning array of visual art, sculpture and new media works that reflect the season’s images and poetic associations. In addition, the exhibit highlights selected poems by Scarborough Arts members that give expression to the emotions and experiences that arrive with winter’s departure.

Join us for the Opening Reception on Thursday April 21, from 6 PM – 8 PM at the Bluffs Gallery. We will celebrate with live music, magical performances, refreshments, and mingling with Scarborough’s vibrant arts community. RSVP to info@scarborougharts.com or by calling 416-698-7322.

Exhibiting artists include:

Jolie Adam  //  Saba Ambreen  //  Sheila Bello  //  (Hoa) Ken Chan  //  Margaret Chown  //  Tiffany Dawe  //  Cheryl Duggan  //  Teresa Hall  //  Janice Hardacre  //  Lisa Hazelwood-Goudie  //  Ellen S. Jaffe  //  Dorsey James  //  Manivillie Kanagasabapathy  //  Joan Kehoe  //  Natalie Kemp  //  Denise Kemp  //  Larry Kosowan  //  Ryan Manankil  //  Susy Martins  //  Darcy J. Miller  //  Anna Nieminen  //  Jane Orr Novotny  //  JC Olsthoorn  //  Rita-Anne Piquet  //  Thiviyaa Sehasothy  //  Faz Sharief  // Natalie Stermole  //  Sylvie Stojanovski  //  Grazyna Grace Stryjek  //  Anne Queen  //  Sheila White

Artwork by: Jane Novotny, Sheep in Pasture

Spring Forward: An Evening of Poetry Readings
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road

Spring Forward: An Evening of Poetry

Join Scarborough Arts for an evening of poetry readings from distinguished Canadian poets hosted by Scarborough Arts member and poet Patrick Connors, in celebration of National Poetry Month and coinciding with our 2016 Spring Members Exhibition.

Poets will read their newest and celebrated works surrounded by the visual art on display in our Bluffs Gallery as part of our Spring Forward exhibition.

Poets Include:
– Robert Priest, Poet, Novelist, Singer/Songwriter, Young Adult Author, Playwright & Journalist
– Dwayne Morgan, Poet, Speaker, Social Entrepreneur
– George Elliott Clarke, Poet, Playwright, and currently the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate
Anne Michaels, Poet and Novelist, and currently Toronto’s new Poet Laureate
– Anna Yin, Mississauga’s Poet Laureate and Ontario’s representative to the League of Canadian Poets
– Dane Swan, Slam-poet, spoken word performer, and writer

Hosted by:
– Patrick Connors, Poet and Scarborough Arts member

The event costs $5 for non-Scarborough Arts members. Scarborough Arts members get unlimited tickets for FREE. Email info@scarborougharts.com or call 416-698-7322 to get the promotional code.

Limited seating. Get your tickets now through Eventbrite!

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