Artists’ Workshop News

Opening today at the QEII Art Gallery at Government House, Regina is the show ‘Bridging’, featuring many of the members of Artists’ Workshop. We envisioned this theme as follows: Bridging is a way to diminish our differences and maximize our connections. Sharing art from the heart helps span life’s gaps – in time, space andContinue reading “Artists’ Workshop News”

Bridging ~ Sharron Schoenfeld

Bridging – Do you see what I see? Hmmmm, probably not! I see the world in a unique Sharron way. Some see a sky that isn’t blue, and a sun that doesn’t shine as a gray and gloomy scene. I see a mauve, blue-violet and silver sky, backlit trees and buildings edged in bright highlights.Continue reading “Bridging ~ Sharron Schoenfeld”

Artist’s Toolkit ~ Lorraine Khachatourians

I spent some thinking about what might be in my toolkit that I rely on the most. Brushes, paints, panels? Then it occurred to me that what I use the most, and is the basis for creating any work are my eyes. When I began to learn about painting and drawing, I realized I neededContinue reading “Artist’s Toolkit ~ Lorraine Khachatourians”

Art Toolkit Favourite ~ Molly Clark

What I listen to while I work is as important as any of my painting tools; it sets the tone for the work at hand. I remember how easily a set of landscape paintings came together while listening to Ian Tyson songs about the northern plains. Hearing author Stephen Jenkinson’s musings on heritage makes meContinue reading “Art Toolkit Favourite ~ Molly Clark”

My Favorite Thing ~ Patricia Katz

The Winsor Newton Watercolour Field Kit I love to travel, and I love to sketch. So I always take my watercolour paints and a sketchbook with me when I am on the move. Although I have several different travel palettes, one of my favorites is the Field Kit sold by Winsor Newton. I love howContinue reading “My Favorite Thing ~ Patricia Katz”

Spotlight on ~ Lorraine Khachatourians

What inspires me to paint is usually something nearby, whose shape or colour interests me. Highlighting those bottles or shells or flowers with focussed light brings out the elements of those items that intrigue me. As a result, I collect things – old bottles, old silver, shells, glass floats, leaves, seeds, everyday things – andContinue reading “Spotlight on ~ Lorraine Khachatourians”

Coming in November ~ a one day Open Studio Show and Sale!

On Monday November 27, the Artists’ Workshop is going to be holding a one day only Open Studio Show and Sale at our studio space at the Grace Westminster Auditorium. The studio will be open from 11 am to 9 pm. We will also have many of the artists working, so you can see ourContinue reading “Coming in November ~ a one day Open Studio Show and Sale!”

‘Stories Inside’ – a current show

With winter in full swing, and the holiday season winding down, we can take time to check out other things going on in our community. Paige Mortensen, a member of our group, currently has a show entitled ‘Stories Inside’ at the Royal Gallery, The Centre Mall Saskatoon, from now until January 8, 2016. The seriesContinue reading “‘Stories Inside’ – a current show”