Guide to ArtIgnite 2013

Friday, January 25th marks the beginning of 2013’s ArtIgnite. This wonderful arts festival is a collaboration of efforts between Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College, Downtown Kingston and The City of Kingston as well as numerous galleries and independent artists and musicians. The festival was conceived in 2009 and has grown

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Best of 2012: Kingston Arts Council’s 11th Annual Juried Art Salon

I don’t believe that either artist Maggie Sutherland or the jury responsible for curating the Kingston Arts Council’s 11th Annual Art Salon foresaw the magnitude of attention a nude portrait of Prime Minister Stephen Harper would generate. The painting, Emperor Haute Couture, attracted international media coverage, a Human rights complaint

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Kingston Arts Council’s 11th Annual Juried Art Salon

Last night the Kingston Arts Council hosted the grand opening of the 11th Annual Juried Art Salon in the packed Wilson Room of KFLA’s Central Branch. The evening included presentation of awards in categories such as: the Linda Morris Award (Grand Prize), Hilary Scanlon Award (Best Use of Colour), People’s

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