ArtsNotes: In Plein Sight

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.

HEAT | ACWR ANNUAL MEMBERS’ SHOW @ Artspeak Gallery  

Exhibition runs: July 6 to July 17

Reception: Friday, July 10 @ 6pm to 8pm

ACWR’s Summer Member’s Show is an exhibition of works by members of the ACWR. All artwork is for sale and part of the proceeds …MORE

WRITER’S SALON: SUMMER SESSIONS @ Arts Council Windsor & Region

Saturday, July 11 @ 10:30am to 12pm

An opportunity for both established and aspiring writers to meet and share their work in a productive workshop setting under the guidance of Windsor writer/publisher Mary Ann Mulhern …MORE

#TOUR DE SKETCH @ City Cyclery

Saturday, July 11 @ 6pm to 8pm

Tour de Sketch is a slow bike ride and sketch tour around Olde Walkerville and the river front hosted by local artist and ACWR member, Owen Swain. The ride will begin at the City Cyclery where riders can rent a bike or bring their own, and set out on an locomotive arts adventure …MORE

TIED BY WATER | MOHIB SOLIMON @ Leamington Arts Centre

Exhibition runs: June 30 to July 25

Reception: Wednesday, July 8 @ 1pm to 3pm

Poet, performance artist, and Joyce Foundation Fellow Moheb Soliman is tracing the entire Great Lakes coastline …MORE

PAINTED ON LOCATION IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS @ Gibson Gallery

Exhibition runs July 6 to August 2

The Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists is an active group of like minded artists who regularly meet year round to paint in the largest studio in the world, the great outdoors. This exhibit features twelve member artists …MORE

JAZZY JAM NIGHT @ University of Windsor, School of Music

Tuesday, July 7 @ 7pm to 9pm

All are welcome! Play, sing, or listen. Spread the word. When? 7 pm-9 pm, First Tuesday of Every Month …MORE

ADULT WHEEL THROWING CLASSES @ Capricorn Pottery

REGISTER NOW!

Class date: Friday, August 7 @ 6pm to 9pm

Capricorn Pottery, 559 County Rd. 20 WEST, Kingsville, is currently accepting applications for BEGINNER ADULT WHEEL THROWING SESSION …MORE

SUMMER CLARINET CHOIR @ Caravillano Clarinet Studio

REGISTER NOW!

Wednesdays (starting July 8) @ 7:30pm to 9pm

This summer hang out with fellow clarinettists, talk shop, make fun music in all styles! …MORE

BOOKBINDING CLASS @ Levigator Press

Thursday, July 9 @ 6pm to 9pm

Drum leaf binding is a rigid no-sew bookbinding method in which folded sheets of heavy drawing or printmaking paper are glued back-to-back to form a satisfyingly solid little book. Think children’s board books, without the board …MORE

TRAINING WORKSHOP @ Capitol Theatre

Friday, July 10 @ 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Join art volunteers and professionals as we take an in-depth look at what we [should] mean when we talk about branding …MORE

PELEE ISLAND MUSIC SERIES | TREVOR MALCOLM @ The Quarry on Pelee Island

Sunday, July 12 @ 6pm to 7:15pm

Trevor Malcolm seeks the unknown through electro-acoustical environmental soundscapes, and has been accompanied by the American Gold Finch in previous Quarry performances …MORE

CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ARTCITE INC. – Chopper / Sputnik Returns | Brandon Vickard. Exhibition runs June 12 to August 1 …details

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR – Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross and Between the Panels: The Comics Art of David Collier, David Finch, Jeff Lemire, and Kagan McLeod. Exhibitions run: May 30 to September 20 …details

ARTSPEAK GALLERY  – HEAT: Summer Members’ Show and Sale. Exhibition runs: July 7 to July 17. Reception: Friday, July 10 @ 6pm to 8pm …details

GIBSON GALLERY – Canadian Historical Aircraft Association Exhibition. Exhibition runs: June 9 to July 5 …details

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE – A Life’s Journey Throughout Art | Harold Burton. LIGHT.VISION.EMOTION | Dave Paddick and Kathryn Parent. Reception: Friday, July 17 @ 7pm to 9pm. Tied by Water | Moheb Solimon. Reception: Wednesday, July 8 @ 1pm to 3pm …details

MUDPUPPY GALLERY – Had We But World Enough and Time | A Space and Time Collection. Exhibition runs June 24 to July 26 …details

WALKERVILLE ARTIST’S CO-OP – Hearts Together for Haiti. Exhibition runs July 3 to July 16 …details

CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS

ARTILICIOUS – Call for Artists/Vendors: Artilicious 2015 | Submission deadline: Friday, August 28 …details

ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION  – Call for Volunteers: Summer 2015 Festivals …details

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

FOGOLAR FLEA MARKET– Call for Vendors …details

MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL – Call for Volunteers: Media City Film Festival 2015 | Volunteer meeting: Monday, July 13 @ 7pm …details

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

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About the Author

Jordan Worsell-Collins
Jordan is passionate about arts and culture as well as community outreach. She is the assistant outreach co-ordinator for the Arts Council Windsor and Region and is currently serving as president of Vanguard: Youth Arts Collective. Email Jordan Worsell-Collins
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