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Photo: Tim Forbes
André Biéler Studio
Fridays 31 January and 3 April 2020
9 am–4 pm

Optional extended care is included, 8:30–9 am and 4–4:30 pm
Fee: $55, 45 members

31 January
THE ROOTS OF INSPIRATION with Natasha Jabre

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Inspired by the exhibition Face of the Sky, young artists will explore the power of natural lines and forms as they experiment with various creative processes.

INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY
Natasha Jabre is a representational painter whose work highlights the strangeness of everyday situations using symbolism and surreal lighting. She received her BFA from Concordia University in Montreal and her MFA from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in North Dartmouth, MA. Her artwork has recently been exhibited in Canada and the United States, as well as internationally in Berlin, Italy, Lebanon and Spain.

3 April
CREATIVE COLOUR CONVERSATIONS with Emebet Belete

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This workshop explores the creation of collages and prints that sing through colour choices that contrast, pop and complement each together.

INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY
Originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Emebet Belete is an artist and arts educator. With degrees from Queen’s University (BEd and Fine Arts) and The Addis Ababa School of Fine Arts Emebet now lives in Belleville where she keeps busy teaching and creating. Travel has always been part of her life.  In 2008, she moved to TEDA, Tianjin, China with her family, where she taught art to an enthusiastic group of elementary students at Teda International School, as well as continued creating her own artwork, often inspired by the images around her.