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Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Project Summer Exhibition 2019

By Lauren Taylor

This summer, Guelph Arts Council and the School of Fine Art and Music at the University of Guelph are co-presenting the Summer 2019 round of the Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Project. Since 2017, the GEAMP has been pairing emerging artists, musicians, and cultural managers with established artists and arts professionals to collaborate creatively and gain experience in curation, social media, marketing and publicity, graphic design, and more. The final presentation of the project is Treading Loudly, a multi-media art exhibition at the Boarding House Gallery, fully curated by GEAMP participants. Treading Loudly runs until Wednesday, July 31, and included an opening reception on July 19 with a musical performance by singer-songwriter and Project participant Mikalyn Hay. It will also include a closing reception on Tuesday, July 30 from 7-9pm, which will feature a musical performance by Roscoe Fiction (Project participant Peter Spring).

Treading Loudly installed at Boarding House Gallery. Photo credit Patti Broughton
Treading Loudly runs until Wednesday, July 31. Closing reception on Tuesday, July 30 from 7-9pm at Boarding House Arts
Photo credit: Patti Broughton 

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Art on the Street Award Recipients Showcased at 10C Shared Space

By Patti Broughton

For staff and volunteers of Guelph Arts Council and Downtown Guelph Business Association, some of the most treasured moments during the annual Art on the Street are presenting awards to participating artists. Five awards are determined each year by event-goers or professional jurors and presented, with fun fanfare, to our talented artists. After this year’s June 22 event, we were thrilled to announce the award recipients: Dawn Anderson Vaughan (People’s Choice), Gina Duque (Best in Show), Annette Kraft van Ermel (Honorable Mention), Best Booth (Nicole Gagnon Wooden Designs), and Emerging Artist (Beyond Relief Designs – Brendan Lancaster).

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Clockwise: Annette Kraft van Ermel (Honorable Mention), Brendan Lancaster (Emerging Artist), Gina Duque (Best in Show), and Dawn Anderson Vaughan (People's Choice Winner).

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The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

By Eden Mills Writers’ Festival staff

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival has long been a beloved showcase for CanLit legends and rising literary stars. Under the helm of new Artistic Director Nicola Dufficy, the 2019 festival presents a sensational lineup of programming for readers and writers of all ages from September 6-8, 2019. Thought-provoking, eclectic and entertaining, the EMWF offers something for everyone. 

Eden Mills Writers Festival 2018. Photo credit Dan Harasymcuk web
Audience members enjoying Eden Mills Writers' Festival, 2018. Photo credit Dan Harasymcuk

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