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March 2012
CLAUSTRO Art Exhibit
Fri, March 2, 1:41pm   Exhibitions
Poetry & Prose Reading by ROGER BELL
Sat, March 3, 2:15pm   Artist Talks
MARLENE BULAS - Art Exhibition
Fri, March 9, 6:00pm   Exhibition
Musical Performance by Local Singer/Songwriter EMILY KING
Sat, March 10, 2:34pm   Performance
Art Workshop for Adults
Sun, March 18, 10:00am   Class
HUGH NIBLOCK - Art Exhibition
Fri, March 23, 6:00pm   Exhibition
Musical guests - BRENT ROBITAILLE & JOHN FIDDES
Sat, March 24, 2:00pm   Performance
JENNIFER LAWTON - Art Exhibition
Fri, March 30, 12:00am   Exhibition
Musical guest - MARLON GIBBONS
Sat, March 31, 2:00pm   Performance
April 2012
ROD PROUSE - Art Exhibition
Fri, April 13, 9:00am   Exhibition
Music Performance by Don Farquhar & John Fiddes
Sat, April 14, 2:00pm   Performance
CLAUSTRO Art Exhibit
Mon, April 16, 8:49am   Exhibition
SIMCOE CONTEMPORARY DANCERS
Sat, April 21, 4:00pm   Performance
House Concert - KITTY UNPLUGGED
Sat, April 21, 7:00pm   Performance
SHARON NIX - Art Exhibition
Fri, April 27, 11:00am   Exhibition
Music Performance with Kyle MacDonald & Sarah Budden
Sat, April 28, 2:00pm   Performance
May 2012
JAMIE MACLEAN - Art Exhibition
Fri, May 4, 8:14am   Exhibition
Music Performance by Heath Canyon
Sat, May 5, 2:00pm   Performance
LISA - Art Exhibition
Fri, May 11, 9:00am   Exhibition
Musical Performance by Carey Worrod
Sat, May 12, 2:00pm   Performance
GROUP ART EXHIBITION
Fri, May 18, 9:54am   Exhibition
Music Performance by Scott Cooper
Sat, May 19, 2:00pm   Performance
Music Performance by Jacob MacMillan
Sun, May 20, 2:00pm   Performance
D.A HILL PHOTO Exhibition
Fri, May 25, 6:00pm   Exhibition
Music Performance by Sarah Calvert
Sat, May 26, 2:00pm   Performance
Classical Concert with VICTORIA THOMPSON & JOHN FRENCH
Sat, May 26, 7:00pm   Performance
June 2012
CLAUSTRO Art Display at Midland Cultural Centre for HCF Awards Dinner
Sat, June 2, 6:00pm   Special Events
COL MITCHELL - Art Exhibition
Fri, June 8, 6:00pm   Exhibition
Music Performance by John Fiddes & Neil Lefaive
Sat, June 9, 2:00pm   Performance
JILL PRICE - Art Exhibition
Fri, June 15, 9:18am   Exhibition
Music Performance by Kelly Davies
Sat, June 16, 2:00pm   Performance
CHRIS MACK - Photography Exhibition
Fri, June 22, 6:00pm   Exhibition
Music Performance by David Chun
Sat, June 23, 2:00pm   Performance
Evening Jazz Concert with Sarah Budden, Kyle MacDonald & Ben Young
Sat, June 23, 7:00pm   Performance
DALE DUNCAN - Art Exhibition
Fri, June 29, 6:00pm   Exhibition
Music Performance by Dylan Lock
Sat, June 30, 2:00pm   Performance
July 2012
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
Fri, July 6, 8:00am   Exhibition
September 2012
CLAUSTRO at Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada
Sat, September 8, 12:00pm   Special Events

COL MITCHELL - Art Exhibition

June 8-10, 2012

Mitchell’s works focus on manipulated paper on canvas to make energized paintings of nature and wildlife.
Bracebridge based award-winning artist, and 2010 YWCA Woman of Distinction nominee in Arts, Culture and Creative Energy, Mitchell showed at the G20 “Fake Lake” as partof the Muskoka Corridor Experience.

Col’s entire body of work can be viewed at her website link

Opening Reception : Meet the Artist : Friday June 8, 6-9pm
Open Saturday June 9, 12-5pm
Saturday Afternoon FREE Musical Performance 2-3pm: John Fiddes & Neil Lefaive
Open Sunday June 10, 12-5pm, Artist Demonstration at 2-3pm
Details of Demonstration:
The Personality of Paper …..

Gain a deeper understanding of the artist’s inspiration and process through discussion, and a hands on exploratory session on the character, personality, and individuality of a variety of papers in response to manipulation and acrylic washes.

(Please dress for possible stray paint spatters.)

Click thumbnail to enlarge each image

  • Red Pine Ocean
    Museum Barrier & Tissue Papers, acrylics & inks on canvas
    24 x 36 $1400
    Col Mitchell
  • The Raven's Mirror
    Black cardstock and black tissue paper, acrylics, inks on canvas board 17 x 21 $800
    Col Mitchell
  • Closeup of work by Col Mitchell.
  • Enchanted Forest Daydreams
    Silk Paper, Tissue Paper, Acrylics, Inks on panel
    11 x 14 $320
    Col Mitchell
  • Shoreline Gem
    Tissue Paper, Tar Gel, inks & Acrylics on Canvas
    24 x 24 $600
    Col Mitchell
  • Col Mitchell Art Exhibition at CLAUSTRO.
  • Artist Reception for Col Mitchell at CLAUSTRO.
  • Artist Reception, Col Mitchell, Contemporary Paper Artist at CLAUSTRO.
  • Col Mitchell's Artist Discussion & Demonstration at CLAUSTRO.
  • Participants manipulate paper for Col Mitchell's Demonstration.
  • Participants add acrylic washes to paper, guided by Artist Col Mitchell, at CLAUSTRO.
  • One of the participant's works at the Col Mitchell Demonstration at CLAUSTRO.