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Current Exhibition

Legacy of Worship:
Photographs by Larry Easton
January 12 to February 25, 2015
 
Legacy of Worship features photographs by Larry Easton from the recent book Legacy of Worship: Sacred Places in Rural Saskatchewan (Coteau Books, 2014) with Margaret Hryniuk and Frank Korvemaker.
 
To create the publication Larry, Margaret and Frank scoured the province to capture photographs and fascinating stories of the buildings and personalities representing over 100 churches in 18 denominations. Over 30 images are being exhibited in the gallery.
 
Larry, a professional phographer, and editor for the Regina Photo Club, has received numerous awards for his photos, including the Everest Trophy in the Best-In-Show category. His photos have been published in Prairies North magazine as well as numerous other publications.
 
Larry Easton will be joining us with Margaret Hryniuk and Frank Korvemaker for an Artist Reception at 1pm on Saturday, January 31st and will talk briefly about the book and the entire project.
 

Photography Workshop Series
3 Sundays   February 1, 8 & 15
1 to 4pm
$35 each or 3 for $90
 
Basic Camera and Composition, February 1
Capturing memorable images
with Larry Easton
 
Larry will cover DSLR digital camera basics, with a focus on composition and creating great photographs. He will draw on his many years of architectural and landscape photography and use examples from his exhibition Legacy of Worship in the Dean Gallery.
 
Larry Easton has been active in photography for almost 40 years and a member of the Regina Photo Club for more than 30, serving in many executive positions. His photographic achievements have been recognized with numerous awards at all levels including a Canadian Association for Photographic Arts Fellowship Award for his dedication to the art and craft of photography.
 
Larry Easton is a regular contributing photographer and several time write to Saskatchewan's Prairie's North magazine. His work has been published for the CAA West World magazine, Saskatchewan Tourism, the Regina Chamber of Commerce book and some educational titles. Larry was one of three instructor for the Cypress Hills Photographyic Workshops held in June and August each year, and continues to give camera and photography workshops in communities around Saskatchewan.
 
Larry's photographic interests primarily include building architecture and landscapes.
 
Workshops 2 & 3
February 8 & 15
Two more sessions explore diverse approaches to making striking images shooting life and the world, followed by portraiture and photographing people.
 
The classes are based on DSLR cameras and there will be ongoing discussion of the role that Photoshop and other image processing software plays in processing, printing and sharing your photos.
 
Please bring your camera to the classes and be prepared to be taking pictures. If you have a laptop with your photo software, please bring that along as well.
 
Call the gallery at 306.786.2992 to register
 

Art Classes ...

Monday Night Art Club
7-9 pm

8 Mondays beginning February 2nd

If you're a beginner, or an experienced painter and want to spend an evening painting, drawing or working on an art project with the help of an accomplished local artist and art instructor, this class is for you!
 
Monday Night art class is being taught once again by Yorkton artist Angelina Kardynal. One of our most popular instructors, Angelina teaches practical classes in how to paint with acrylics, and also includes drawing, sketching and working with other mediums in response to the interests of the people in the group.

Registration fee is $80, and you bring your own art supplies.

If you're a beginner or don't have art supplies, we'll provide what you need for the first class and give you a list of basic materials, most of which can be conveniently purchased at Walmart.
 
Call the gallery to register at 306.786.2992
 

Winter after school ...
Drop In On Art!
8 Mondays after school 3:45-5:30 pm
8 WEDNESDAYS AFTER SCHOOL 3:45 - 5:3O pm *  new program starting

Classes start February 2nd and 4th

Ages 6 - 12
 
Our Monday program continues to thrive and we have kids on the waiting list to take part! So we're going to start a second weekly class on Wednesdays. With the same instructors and same great activities, it's another after school opportunity for families to become involved.
 
The program uses drawing, painting, modelling clay, and a variety of crafts and learning activities suitable for artistic young minds at all levels of accomplishment. The emphasis is on creative self-expression and enjoyment while learning and exploring.
 
The fee is $1 per class, which includes all art supplies and a healthy snack. (Thank you to our generous sponsors at GX Radio, Painted Hand Community Development Corporation and the City of Yorkton!)
 

Call the gallery at 306.786.2992 to register.

Gallery hours

Monday to Friday 11 am to 5 pm
Saturday 1-4 pm
Closed Sundays

Office hours
Monday to Friday 11 am to 5 pm

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