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Manitoba
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Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1A2



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Exhibition: disPOSSESSION

detail of Dispossession, intaglio and chine-colle, 2016


Miriam Rudolph

November 3rd, 2017 to December 9th, 2017
Opening: November 3rd, 5-8 p.m.

Artist talk November 4th, 3 p.m.

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Call for Submissions: Annual Members Show + Sale

Members' Exhibition + Sale, 2016


Drop off window: November 21st – December 2nd
Pick up window: December 22nd, 10 – 5 p.m., or January 10th – 13th, 2018

Exhibition dates: December 15th – 21st, 2017
Opening reception: Friday, December 15th, 7pm – 10pm

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Registration now open for Fall Classes!!


We are now accepting registrations for our Fall Session of Classes and Workshops!     Class sizes are small so call now to save your spot!

See below for a full listing of times, dates and course descriptions. 

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Longtime volunteer Gary Styrchak nominated for WAC Arts Award


Martha Street Studio is pleased to have nominated Gary Styrchak for the Winnipeg Arts Council's Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Outstading Volunteer Arts Award for his long history of volunteer service to Martha Street Studio and his many contributions to the Winnipeg arts and culture community.  

Gary is Martha Street Studio's longest serving board member, having served since the reorganization of MSS in 2001. He has acted as secretary to the board with consistent attendance and is a solid team player and contributor to all matters of the board. It is acknowledged by the former and current membership of MSS that without the sustained effort by Gary and other volunteers, involving countless hours, the current MSS facility would not have been developed or become operational.

Aside from being a valued board member and volunteer, Gary is an artist, graphic designer, exhibit designer, instructor, and woodcarver who holds a diploma in Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba.

Winners for the WAC Arts Awards will be announced at the Mayor's Luncheon for the Arts on June 8th, 2017.


Remembering Former Winnipeg City Councillor Harvey Smith


Martha Street Studio wouldn't be the same without former Winnipeg City Councillor Harvey Smith. Smith was a proud supporter of the arts. From advocating for the Manitoba Printmakers Association Inc. in early days, through print workshops organized at the Daniel MacIntyre School Division through to being the driver in our first ever Steamroller Print Festival (as pictured above). We will miss you Harvey!


New Studio Edition by Simon Hughes

work in progress


John Graham’s Mural 'Northern Lights' (1963, mosaic tile, aluminum and acrylic) at the Winnipeg International Airport (now destroyed)

by Simon Hughes

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New folio of prints by Denis Lessard

h_éros by Denis Lessard


h_éros by Denis Lessard

Folio of three screen printed images in folder, edition of ten

printed by Andrew Lodwick

Image size: 12 x 9 inches on 21 x 15 inch paper

$750

 

Each print presents a pairing of images in two vibrant colours : historical artworks in printmaking by Crispijn van de Passe and Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem, superimposed with figures from vintage and current advertising.

As suggested in the project’s title, the idea is to put forward the homoreoticism in the mythological or advertising hero figure. The project was triggered especially by my discovery of the very sexy works by 16th century Dutch printmaker and painter, Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem. As well, h_éros is a continuation of my earlier printmaking projects such as L’Air/Maillol and La cuisine, which I have developed in the 1990s (printed by Peter Braune at New Leaf Editions in Vancouver) and Tendresses in the early 2000s (printed by Francine Turcotte at Atelier Presse Papier in Trois-Rivières).