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36th Annual Doin’ the Louvre Call for Submissions!

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ELIGIBILITY: Open to Windsor Essex County and Detroit / Southeastern Michigan area artists (and beyond!). SUBMISSION DROP-OFF DATES: November 21 – 25, 2017 from 1-6pm Entry DEADLINE is 6pm, Saturday, November 25, 2017. (Please note that Artcite is CLOSED mornings, Sundays & Mondays). EXHIBITION REQUIREMENTS: Paintings, drawings, original prints, photographs, (or a combination of these […]

Announcing the 36th Annual Doin’ the Louvre Call for Volunteers!

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36th Annual Doin’ the Louvre Call for Volunteers! — WHAT?! Artcite is looking for friendly and personable ‘Santa’s Helpers’ to assist with accepting submissions, installing works and facilitating sales for Doin’ The Louvre, our annual holiday show and sale. Ideal volunteers will work well in a fast paced, exciting environment, have experience in sales and […]

Call for Artcite Board of Directors Nominees!

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Nominees needed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors. Artcite Inc. is looking for a nominee or nominees to fill a vacant director position. This position is held until the annual general meeting in November. The nominee must be a member in good standing. Nominees are asked to attend the next board meeting […]

Summer Art Fest 2017 Highlights

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    Thank you to all those who attended and participated from fellow artists, community members, and businesses! Summer Art Fest could not have done it with out you. Check out some photos from the events during the festival week. Until next year! 2017 SAF TEAM A, C, & L. *WALKING TOUR*     *FEATURED WORKSHOPS* […]

Sketch Party! v.4

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We’re back! On Friday, September 29th at 7pm, join us in Artcite’s gallery for a free, public, all ages Sketch Party with visual artist Rory O’Connor of Mole Bear Owl ! There will be snacks and chats. Bring your own drawing supplies as we have a limited selection. No paper? No worries! Come with what […]

Lois Smedick (1933-2017)

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Lois Smedick (1933-2017) We at Artcite would like to acknowledge the work of past Artcite board member and University of Windsor instructor Lois Smedick. We would like to express deep, unending gratitude to Lois for her tireless work advocating for a better and more culturally rich Windsor. Through decades of community building within Windsor’s arts, […]

Morning Bike Ride with Bike Windsor-Essex

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Morning Bike Ride X SAF 17 tour had an excellent turn out. Much thanks to everyone who joined and Bike Windsor-Essex for our collab tour!   One of our stops on the east end –  quick break to view William Humphrey’s video loop at Walkerville Brewery.

A House of Skin / Дом кожи

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A House of Skin is a video and installation work that charts the complex role mass-produced concrete high-rise apartment buildings have played in defining the landscapes of post-soviet experience both in the diaspora and the country of origin. The work problematizes the grand narratives that have accompanied both the formations and failures of the modernist […]

Reception – Unfolding: Antonietta Grassi and Katherine Pickering

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Unfolding: Antonietta Grassi and Katherine Pickering Opening Reception: Friday, June 30th, 2017 Unfolding pairs the work of two painters with dissimilar but complimentary approaches to the medium. Antonietta Grassi uses the traditional form of the canvas to explore ideas of spatial memory and the destructive nature of time, using distorted geometric forms as exploratory tools. Her […]

Artcite is Seeking 3 Students for Canada Summer Jobs Program

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Artcite Inc., Windsor’s only Artist-run Centre for the Contemporary Arts, is seeking to hire: 1) SUMMER ART FEST 2017 – PROJECT LEADER 2) SUMMER ART FEST 2017 – PROJECT ASSISTANT 3) SUMMER ART FEST 2017 – MARKETING ASSISTANT We are looking for 3 multi-talented, super-disciplined additions to our current, amazing (multi-talented, etc.) Artcite staff. These […]

Unfolding: Antonietta Grassi and Katherine Pickering

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Unfolding pairs the work of two painters with dissimilar but complimentary approaches to the medium. Antonietta Grassi uses the traditional form of the canvas to explore ideas of spatial memory and the destructive nature of time, using distorted geometric forms as exploratory tools. Her paintings aim to suggest that memories can “produce fleeting blueprints for […]

Walks of Survivance: Works by Lisa Myers and Farrah Miranda

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This exhibition is presented as a part of Mayworks Windsor, an annual festival run by area arts, labour, environmental and social service groups and organizations, and was listed in Canadian Art’s Must-Sees This Week: May 4 to 10, 2017 and Syphon Issue 3.4. Farrah Miranda – Statement In Farrah Miranda’s installation, The Produce Party, the ambience of a locally-sourced soiree […]

Dar’a/Full Circle

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Jamelie Hassan has curated numerous exhibitions both in Canada and internationally. Her curatorial project Orientalism & Ephemera, initiated by Art Metropole, Toronto subsequently was presented in four galleries across Canada including the Art Gallery of Windsor. An award-winning artist, she has been involved in artist-run centres since the founding of the Forest City Gallery in 1973, […]

Semi-Private Portholes

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Heather E Carey is a painter who is primarily interested in painting’s ability to explore positions of hybridity or duality. Painting can act as an object, an idea, a representation, and the result of a process. Carey explores spatial relationships, between imagined or conceptual space, physical space, and pictorial space. She paints spaces which are […]