Research into the symbolic meaning of fruit, flowers and insects used in art during the Renaissance and the Victorian Tussie Mussie eras gave tonight’s guest the inspiration for her paintings. Guelph artist Sylvia Woods recently opened the exhibit titled “Floriography” – a collection of these floral paintings – at the Kitchener Public Library’s Central location.
Arts Connection for Monday, February 13, 2017 - Sylvia Woods - "Floriography" exhibit at Kitchener Public Library
Now in its 7th year, the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival which features full-length feature films, documentaries and short films that are “cool, clean and compelling.” Author and filmmaker Paul Boge started the festival and he’s on the phone with us from Winnipeg to talk to us about it.
Arts Connection for Monday, January 30, 2017 - Ramona Furst - Illustrations for "When The Bough Breaks"
Tonight’s guest combines a love for words, in the short stories she writes, and an ability to illustrate them with the images she creates. One of author and illustrator Ramona Furst’s (http://ramonafurst.com/default.aspx) latest projects was to provide the illustrations for Alberta author Bobbi Junior’s book When the Bough Breaks.
Tonight’s guest is an award-winning musician who had a vision for encouraging artists across the country.
Arts Connection for Monday, January 2, 2017 - Elma Schemenauer - "YesterCanada - Historical Tales of Mystery and Adventure"
The last time we talked to tonight’s guest, she had just released her first novel. With her latest book, YesterCanada: Historical Tales of Mystery and Adventure, Elma Schemenauer (http://elmams.wixsite.com/elma) returns to non-fiction writing with a collection of 30 historic Canadian tales.