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* Juried Art Show
2015 Dates to remember
Notice of intent due Friday, September 18
Delivery of artwork to McLean Community Centre is Sunday, October 18 – from 12 to 4 PM
Opening Reception, Friday, October 23 at 7:00 pm
Take-out Day is Sunday, November 22 between 1 and 3 pm
* $$ Paid Opportunities $$
Oshawa Little Theatre is looking for candidates to fill the following positions: General Manager and Box Office Administrator. For complete job postings, please visit oshawalittletheatre.com/audition/
Also check opportunities!
* AGM and Arts Event
Next AGM Wednesday, April 6, 2016
* Ad Rates and Deadlines
Just how much does it cost to advertise in ArtScene or include flyers AND what are the deadlines.
Click here and you will find all this and more.
PDF of ArtScene Ad Rates
PRINT ADS IN ARTSCENE DUE
January/February Issue due November 20
March/April due January 20
May/June due March 20
July/August due May 20
September/October due July 20
November/December due September 20
* Art Scams to be AWARE of
If you are looking at an offer that looks too good to be true … check out our scam section.
Are they overpaying you for your work and asking you to send them the difference?
If you know of others not listed, let us know, we will add them to the list.
* Artfest on the Esplanade
* art Supplies for Sale (used)
Gently used art supplies
FRAMES, FRAMES FRAMES!
Solid wood, mahogany with black trim, assembled frame, 20 X 24 inches,
with matching double matt board, precut to fit 16X20 artwork. Inner
matt board is dark grey, outer matt board is cream/off white with .5
mm reveal. You would need to get your own glass and backer board cut.
I have up to 10 extra frames to sell for $75.00 each.
Email me at email@example.com,
pick up in Whitby.
Pictures at these links:
* Helping Hands from PRAC
True Patriot Love Foundation ~ check out our Opportunities page
Frequently we receive requests from organizations asking for donations from our members. It is not PRAC's policy to send requests to members, but as some members may choose to support different causes, we provide this list for them.
When you request donated artwork we know you have a plan to promote the event/ raffle in order for you to raise the most funds, so please include:
- where the donation will be published/promoted (how the artist will be promoted/acknowledged)
- do you issue a tax receipt
- is it a 50/50 sharing of funds raised
- what percentage of the value will the minimum bid be set at?
- will you supply the artist with the name of the purchaser?
- will there be a free event ticket for the artist?
Our artists are most generous and we look forward helping both you and the artist benefit from your partnership.
* Music and Theatre Auditions
* Promotional Tips
Between listing your event with ArtScene and PRAC's website, you have made a good start promoting your event.
Remember to include the 6Ws
* Reason to be a prac member
As if ArtScene delivered to you door isn't enough - click here!
* Register your prac event
PRAC members are invited to list their event or event they are participating in. Just send the plain text (no jpegs, pdfs or word documents).
We regret the on-line option just got tooooooo much spam.
2012 Arts Award
PRAC thanks its supporters
2017 Juried Photography Exhibition
Entry Form | Online Form | Details
* PRAC’S SESQUICENTENNIAL AWARD
This year only: In recognition of Canada’s 150th Birthday we will be presenting one additional prize – the Canada Sesquicentennial Award.
This award (PRAC members only eligible) will be
given to the photograph that best represents a
Canadian scene or subject. Only photographs
selected to be in the show can compete. If you
want your photo(s) to be considered, please
check appropriate box on the Expression of Interest
panel and give your reason.
Strong, Proud and Free
How are you celebrating Canada's birthday?
What is your group planning for next year?
Perhaps PRAC can partner with your group?
DEADLINES | UNDER $15,000
Watch for details for 2017 Artfest on the Esplanade
Watch for 2017 details ~ Photos on Facebook
Mask Magic at Artfest 2016 | PineRidge Arts Council at Artfest 2016
Juried Photography Opening Reception & Awards | Photos
Photos on our group facebook page in three albums:
2016 Juried Photography Exhibition ~ Photographers and Friends
2016 Juried Photography Awards and Opening Reception ~ Guests
2016 Juried Photography Awards Presentations
2016 AGM PHOTOS on facebook
Thanks to Rotary Club of Pickering for their continued support.
Ontario Power Generation continues their sponsorship of
PineRidge Arts Council and projects!!!
The PineRidge Arts Council is once again, grateful for the Pickering Nuclear Corporate Citizenship Program donation in support of our community art initiatives, including the Art in Public Places programme at the Ontario Power Generation Information Centre in Pickering and the OPG Award at our annual Juried Art Show. Thank you for being a valued patron of the arts in our community and we look forward to future partnerships with OPG in their arts-related activities and events.
Enbridge's Ken Hall presents Cathy Schnippering with a BIG cheque at Artfest!
PRAC Celebrates 25 years!
PineRidge Arts Council was honoured at Artfest by MPP Tracy MacCharles, Pickering City Councillor David Pickles, Pickering Regional Councillor Bill McLean, Cathy Schnippering, Mayor Dave Ryan, Pickering City Councillor Peter Rodrigues, MP Corneliu Chisu, Ajax Councillor Joanne Dies and Pickering City Councillor Kevin Ashe
Photos on facebook ~ Artfest 2014 and Mask Magic at Artfest 2014
Read News Advertiser story
PHOTOS IN SNAPD
PRAC in the Community
Rotary Pickering Cheque Presentation to PRAC
From Left: Perry Halls, Rotary Club of Pickering President; Robert Hinves, PRAC VP; Cathy Schnippering, PRAC President; Gwen Williams PRAC VP; and Tom Reed. Rotary Club of Pickering Past President.
PineRidge Arts Council was delighted to be one of 24 charitable and non-profit organizations and agencies located in Pickering and Durham Region presented with a cheque as a show of support from the Rotary Club of Pickering at the McEachnie Family Centre, Ajax. The monies distributed were the proceeds from Rotary's fund raising efforts through Delta Bingo and, of course, the annual Pickering Rotary Ribfest. (Nov. 2013)
Got gently used arts related items
to sell or swap?
PRAC members can have them listed
on-line for free.
Did you know our advertising rates are the same as they were in 2003!
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At the Galleries
Post-its (upcoming calls and shows)
Art in Public Places
The pages with more info about some upcoming events. Check them out!
Some pages are LARGE, be patient or become a member and have your copy delivered to your home.
THANK YOU MAYOR'S GALA
Thank you to Mayor Dave Ryan, and the corporate sponsors of the Pickering Mayor’s Gala for their generous donation to the PineRidge Arts Council. Together, we are committed to strengthening our arts and cultural landscape.
THANK YOU OPG
OPG continued their support of PRAC's community art initiatives, including the Art in Public Places programme at the Ontario Power Generation Information Centre in Pickering, helping to defray costs of printing and mailing our ArtScene publication and the OPG Award at our annual Juried Shows and many more PRAC arts related events.
THANK YOU ENBRIDGE
Great news! Enbridge Pipelines Inc. continued their support of Mask Magic at Artfest and Janice and her team are ready to encourage children young and not so young in the popular annual expression of art in Pickering.
THANK YOU AJAX OPTIMISTS
Thank you for your continued support of our Juried Art Shows!
Thank you Veridian Connections for your continued support of our Juried Art Shows.
Feasibility study to be included in 2016 budget deliberations
On Monday night (Sept. 21/15) Pickering council accepted the unanimous recommendation of the City Executive Committee to accept the staff report relating to the prioritization of a performing and visual arts centre in Pickering.
MEDIA RELEASE | PDF VERSION
Dream of Durham West Arts Centre in Pickering closer to becoming a reality
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On our group Facebook page are photos from recent arts events PRAC members were involved with.
We often hear about arts related employment opportunities and post them on our SilverStone Gallery Facebook page.
Cathy Schnippering now has a
Please revise your list.