2012 – Green Water Art Show

Green Water Art Show was produced by a partnership of Pinawa ART 211, Fire and Water Music Festival and Winnipeg River Arts Council, with funding from Manitoba Arts Council.  Pinawa ART 211 is grateful to all the volunteers, sponsors and donors who contributed to success of Green Water Art Show.


Green Water Art Show – August 4-5, 2012

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Seventeen regional artists submitted works of art on the theme of Green Water. The Green Water Exhibit impressed visitors with the caliber of local art.  S.Kurian Photo 500 visitors voted for their favorite works of art on the Green Water theme. Those votes produced the People’s Choice winners. S.Kurian Photo.
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Joan Chase won First Choice for her watercolour titled Camouflaged.  Her prize was awarded by Mayor Greg Short of Lac du Bonnet.  Photo by Jen & Don Heinrichs Arlene Bohn was awarded Second Choice for her painting titled Ice Tag. Mayor Blair Skinner, speaking on behalf of the participating artists, recognized Arlene Bohn’s outstanding volunteer effort in organizing a professional art show.  Photo by Jen & Don Heinrichs.
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Fifteen artists participated in the art show and sale, offering a high calibre of work in many media:  photography, painting, pottery, fibre art, sculpture.  The artists valued the opportunity to network with other artists. In this photo, Artists Susan Katanna and Joan Chase share a moment.  S.Kurian Photo. Walter Keller, wood sculptor, taught a wood carving workshop.  Walter was a featured guest artist who demonstrated his carving skill on a 13-foot jack pine, creating a collage of animal spirits.  Leona Brown, award winning painter was the other featured artist. Photo by Jen & Don Heinrichs.

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