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Local artist captures Kingston’s urban landscape on paper cups

Kingston-based urban sketcher and painter, John Wright, is making cup-cycling paintings of Kingston’s urban landscape. These paintings consist of sketches and art on the paper cups. Ten years ago, he discovered Urban Sketchers on the internet and it captured his imagination.   “I had never really painted, but bought a watercolour

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Fall Art Courses

Registration is now open for adult and children art courses at the Kingston School of Art! Our fall term starts the week of Sept. 7th. Come and learn something new, connect with others, create something beautiful… and have fun! All ages and stages of artistic development are welcome.

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Remembering the life of Wayne Westfall

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, The Villanelles had our last poetry group meeting with beloved member Wayne Westfall. On Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. he left this world on his own terms after spending nearly 40 years as a quadriplegic. I didn’t know Wayne so much as a painter,

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City invites community to participate in Street Art Wall pilot project

Community members are allowed to create street art and murals on the Rideaucrest retaining wall adjacent to Douglas Fluhrer Park from now until Thursday, Apr. 30, 2020 through the City of Kingston Street Art Wall pilot project.  Located at the end of Wellington Street, the wall is intended to be

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Local artist sets sights on Guinness World Record for ‘largest indoor mural’

If you’ve been inside Raxx Bar and Grill, you’ve likely noticed something beyond the pool tables, bar, live music, and general revelry – a giant mural covering the walls and enticing the viewer to look closer. In fact, that mural covers nearly 20,000 square feet of area. It was started

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