ArtsNotes: Painting The Blues

By Jordan Worsell-Collins

(WINDSOR, ON) – Check out this week’s ACWR ArtsNotes, your weekly guide to arts in Windsor and Essex County.

Read more about the arts in our area by checking out the Arts Council Windsor and Region online.

Submitting to ArtsNotes? Would you like your arts-related event, exhibition, performance, concert to appear in ArtsNotes or the Community Calendar? Submit your event through the Community Calendar by Monday at 5:00 pm.

UKRAINE 1992-93: HOPE AND HOPE DEFERRED | REGGIE TUCKER @ Artspeak Gallery

May 19 to May 22 @ Tues – Fri 1pm – 5pm & Wed 1pm – 7pm

Reception: Friday, May 22 @ 5pm to 9pm

A photographic exhibition by Reggie Tucker …MORE

CALL FOR EXHIBITORS | ART MARKET

Registration @ Arts Council Windsor & Region

Deadline: Thursday, June 4 @ 5pm

The City Market is proud to present a new and exciting opportunity for local artists, craft persons, artisans, and creative makers of all kinds …MORE

COLLECTING ART – AN INTRODUCTION @ Artspeak Gallery

Saturday, May 23 @ 1pm to 3pm

Have you always wanted to know more about purchasing original works of art, the art market and how to begin an art collection? …MORE

SKETCH NIGHT HOSTED BY DAVE KANT @ Artspeak Gallery

Tuesday, May 26 @ 6pm to 8pm

ACWR Members and the general public are invited to take part in this FREE Sketch Night hosted by local visual artist and tattoo artist Dave Kant …MORE

MAYWORKS WINDSOR 2015 @ Throughout Windsor

April 28 to May 30

For MayWorks 2015, Windsor Ontario’s labour and arts communities join with other cities across Canada to present our sixth annual MayWorks festival in Windsor, celebrating Labour, Arts and Community …MORE

PRIVATE PIANO LESSONS @ Gold Medal Music Academy

Register Now!

Deadline: Monday, June 22

Registration is now open for Margaret Deneau’s piano studio to teach students of all ages and all levels from beginner through to advanced …MORE

PAUL MURRAY PAINTS THE BLUES @ Capitol Theatre

Saturday, May 23 @ 6:30pm & Sunday, May 24 @ 2:30pm

Watch giant paintings come alive as Murray’s brushes become a symphony of magical colour & soul. A ground-breaking performance of talent greats …MORE

ANNIE AND ROD CAPPS & JASON DENNIE LIVE @ The Bank Theatre

Saturday, May 23 @ 7pm to 10pm

Following a SOLD OUT first time joint fundraising effort, Kingsville Folk Music Festival & The Bank Theatre will present the second concert in a series, featuring multi-award winners Annie & Rod Capps with Jason Dennie …MORE

HANDLE WITH CARE @ Mudpuppy Gallery

May 26 to June 21

Reception: Sunday, June 7 @ 2pm to 4pm

This 4 week long exhibit will feature glassworks in many forms by numerous local artists. Come and browse the thrilling works these artists create …MORE

SIXTEEN X THIRTY TWO @ Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing

May 26 to June 6

Closing reception: Friday, June 5 @ 7pm to 10pm

Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing is hosting its annual size show, open to all local artists. Each piece will be 16′ x 32′ with a variety of subjects. The show will run for two weeks, ending in a fantastic closing reception …MORE

CULTURE DAYS 2015 INFO SESSION @ Artspeak Gallery

Wednesday, May 27 @ 6pm to 7pm

Learn about tools and resources available to Culture Days participants at an information session hosted by the Arts Council Windsor & Region with Culture Days staff in attendance …MORE

IMAGINING ANGELS @ Leamington Arts Centre

Thursday, May 28 @ 7pm to 8:30pm

Selected by the Windsor International Film Festival and the Toronto Short Film Festival, “Imagining Angels” is a documentary about the making of the opera “Pat & Emilia” produced by Pat Jeflyn and Kim Kristy of Canadian Arts Productions …MORE

AUTUMN STILL LIVE @ Phog Lounge

Thursday, May 28 @ 9pm

Autumn Still breezed into the music scene in 2014 with the release of their self-titled debut EP, appearing on Earshot charts across Canada and quickly reaching #1 on CKUW …MORE

CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR – Upcoming exhibitions (Heroes & Villians and Between the Panels) open May 30, 2015 …details

ARTSPEAK GALLERY  – Ukraine 1992-93: Hope and Hope Deferred | Reggie Tucker. Exhibition runs May 19 to May 22. Closing reception: Friday, May 22 @ 5pm to 9pm …details

GIBSON GALLERY – Student Pix: Digital Photography | GECDSB Student Exhibit. Exhibition runs May 21 to June 7 …details

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE  – Chipboard Paintings | Irina Teske. Exhibition runs April 28 to May 30 …details

MUDPUPPY GALLERY – This & That | Local Artists. Exhibition runs April 29 to May 23 …details

NANCY JOHNS GALLERY & FRAMING – Sixteen x Thirty Two | Fine Art Show. Exhibitions runs May 26 to June 6. Closing reception: Friday, June 5 @ 7pm to 10pm …details

SERBIAN HERITAGE MUSEUM – Winter Art Exhibition | Local Artists of Serbian Heritage. Exhibition runs: February 11 to May 29 …details

CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS 

CARMEL FINE ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL – Call for Artist/Musician Applications | Deadline: Sunday, May 30 …details

CITY MARKET – Call for Exhibitors: Art Market | Deadline: Thursday, June 4 @ 5pm …details

ENCORE PRODUCTIONS – Casting Call: The French Connection Tour …details

FOGOLAR FLEA MARKET – Call for Vendors …details

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE – Job Posting: Gallery Assistant …details

MIRROR WORLD PUBLISHING – Call for Submissions: Local Artists and Authors Festival | Event date: September 22, 2015 …details

MUDPUPPY GALLERY – Call for Submissions: Handle with Care – Glassworks Exhibit | Deadline: Sunday, May 24 @ 4pm …details

NANCY JOHNS GALLERY – Call for Submissions: 16×32 Show | Drop-off dates: May 19 and May 20, 2015 @ 10am to 6pm …details

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