ArtsNotes: Journey Through Life

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

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

MUSIC AND ART SUMMER CAMPS @ InTune Music

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Get creative this summer with music and art at InTune! Led by Joanna Shultz (BMT) and Rachael Watson (BFA), our music and art day camps are a spin-off of the well-loved “Crafty Jammers” preschool class, and give kids opportunities to relax and have fun while developing their creative brains …MORE

CHILDREN’S POTTERY CAMPS @ Capricorn Pottery

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CAPRICORN POTTERY is currently accepting applications for 2 summer Hand Building pottery camps for children aged 7 through 13. Children must be able to work with a knife and rolling pin. A new project will be taught daily …MORE

OPEN STUDIO PROCESS @ Gibson Gallery

Class runs: Mondays until August 3, 2015

The OPEN STUDIO PROCESS of Intention Setting, Intuitive Art-Making, and Reflective Witness Writing, (in a critique- and comment-free environment of supportive non-interference), engages the creative process as a path to self-development and exploration …MORE

FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE @ Atelier Virginianne

Tuesday, July 14 @ 7pm

An evening of stories told in a dramatic fashion.

Writers can submit stories to be juried, and then read dramatically on stage by a performer …MORE

GO WITH THE FLOW @ Gibson Gallery

Classes run: Thursdays beginning July 16

Just bring your freedom loving, adventurous curiosity and a willingness to “FLOW” from one art form to the next in a relaxed & playful environment. Come be inspired and surprised by your own essence …MORE

SUMMER ARTS FEST @ Artcite Inc.

July 17 to August 1

Artcite Inc., Windsor’s Artist-run Centre for the Contemporary Arts, is proud to host our 8th annual “Summer Arts Fest”. In partnership with the DWBIA, downtown merchants and venue sponsors, we will be placing art in a wide range of storefront, in-store and available-for-rent retail spaces …MORE

TORTILLA WORKSHOP AND CLOSING RECEPTION @ Windsor Printmaker’s Forum

Friday, July 17 @ 7pm to 10pm

Join Windsor Printmaker’s Forum artist-in-residence Arturo Herrera in a tortilla workshop as well as a closing reception event …MORE

DEVIL BOYS FROM BEYOND @ KordaZone Theatre

Show runs: July 17 to July 25

Korda’s third play of the season is the high camp comedy Devil Boys From Beyond. Have all the fat, balding, middle-aged men of Lizard Lick, Florida been replaced by alien muscle boys? Are the local housewives pregnant with interplanetary love-children? …MORE

JUST A.S.K. FINE ARTS AND FINE CRAFTS SHOW AND SALE @ Pelee Island Winery

Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19

Join us for this fun-filled weekend with local artists and artisans.Live music on Saturday and Sunday. Food and wine will be available for purchase …MORE

THE ALLERY ART SHOW & SALE @ Maiden Lane

Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19

Featuring over 50 local artists, Maiden Lane will be filled with music, buskers, performances, face painting, live painting, interactive photography booths, Yoga and so much more …MORE

PELEE ISLAND MUSIC SERIES @ The Quarry

Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19

Count Yorgi consists of a stand up bass, trombone, guitar and drums, though not in that order. They play a style of cosmic jazz that is always pleasing to discerning audiences. The Count himself is Jackson Drobko …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 …details

GIBSON GALLERY – Painted on Location in the Great Outdoors | Windsor Plein Air Society. Exhibition runs: July 7 to August 1 …details

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE – A Life’s Journey Throughout Art | Harold Burton. LIGHT.VISION.EMOTION | Dave Paddick and Kathryn Parent. Tied by Water | Moheb Solimon. Exhibitions run until July 25 …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 20 @ 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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