Copy
February 2014 e-newsletter
Harcourt House logo
February
Happy February everyone! Has it warmed up yet? Maybe not.. But we can look forward to longer days and more sunshine. 
Some highlights for this month:


ART EDUCATION CLASSES BEGIN! Check our website for more classes & details.
Portrait Drawing, FACE TO FACE w/ Patrick Higgins
  • $150 ($120 members)
  • Feb 6 - March 13, 6 to 9pm
Exploring the Model Through Drawing, w/ Ross Bradley
  • $250 ($230 members)
  • Feb 18 - March 25, 6 to 9pm
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
CRIT GROUP! SAVE THE DATE & RSVP
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 6 - 9pm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 

Image Credit:
Left: Portrait Drawing, Patrick Higgins
Right: Exploring the Model Through Drawing, Ross Bradley
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
 
  **WORKSHOP BY EDMONTON WAYFINDING PROJECT TBA  
Check our website, Facebook & Twitter for updates.
harcourthouse.ab.ca
@harcourthouse



  CURRENT EXHIBITIONS  
  on until February 28, 2014 
Come participate in the wayfinding mural and Emilie's drawing project! 
Each of these exhibits have a participatory element and we are also offering tours so come on by with a group or yourself and we can show you around the exhibits.



HALLWAY PROJECT SPACE, the Edmonton Wayfinding Project


MAIN GALLERY, Clare Samuel: All the World



FRONT ROOM GALLERY, Emilie St. Hilaire

 

  UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:  
 begins March 6 - April 10, 2014
 

Opening Reception: March 6, 7pm - 10pm
MAIN GALLERY, Karen Dugas
FRONT ROOM GALLERY, John Latour
HALLWAY PROJECT SPACE, something new from
the Edmonton Wayfinding Project


 
  Silverskate & Harcourt House  

Our Snow Sculpting workshop that took place on January 18th was a hit!! We had over 50 people attend and help build snow sculptures. We posted some pictures on Facebook so check it out at this link.

Remember the Silver Skate Festival is February 14th - 23rd, 2014!
For more information on the Silver Skate Festival please visit:
http://www.silverskatefestival.org/
 
  Upcoming Education Classes 2014:    

Portrait Drawing, Face-to-Face (Almost full!)
Instructor: Patrick Higgins
6 Thursdays, February 6 to March 13, 2014
6:00pm – 9:00pm
$150 ($120 members)
**Supplies NOT included**
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
Exploring the Model Through Drawing 
Instructor: Ross Bradley
6 Tuesdays, February 18 - March 25, 2014
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$250, $230 (members)
**Supplies NOT included**
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
NEW! Open Workshops, Drawing From Life, Collage, Zines, and much more!
Instructor: Megan Stein 
Thursdays: March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24
6:00pm - 9:00pm
SINGLE CLASS: $20, $15 (members)
SIX (6) CLASSES - SAVE 10%

option 1: Early registrations for punch pass (debit or credit available)
option 2: Drop-ins, cash or cheque only
Members please present your membership card at the door.

March 20th: Collage & Mixed Media 
March 27th: Zines, using collage, drawing exercises and exquisite corpse
April 3rd: Figure Drawing, an instructed class with a live model
April 10th: Acrylic I, mixing, glazing and washes
April 17th: Acrylic II, develop a painting from a still life or from a photo
April 24th: Inks and Watercolour, Calligraphy using the two pencil method/writing out a quote or phase of interest, transition to designing a page with calligraphy/graphics using inks.

**Supplies Included**
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
Bookbinding & Collage Workshop
Instructor: Sara French
Saturday & Sunday: March 22 & 23, 2014
11:00am - 4:00pm
$110, $80 (members)
**Some collage materials included**
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
Pinhole Photography, Indoor & Out
Instructor: Wenda Salomons
Saturday & Sunday, May 24 & 25, 2014
10:00am - 3:00pm
$200, $170 (members)
**Supplies Included**
  VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES  

Art Enrichment needs a hand!
This program is a free art program for low income individuals and adults with mental heath and physical disabilities. All supplies are provided and our lovely Jane Walls is the instructor. As a volunteer you will be responsible for sorting materials and building relationships with the participants. If you have an art background let us know and Nika can help coordinate specific tasks! 

Please contact Nika Blasser, Volunteer Coordinator for information on available shifts & scheduling.
HarcourtVolunteers@gmail.com
780.426.4180
office hours: Friday 11 - 3pm
In Gallery Education is available to groups up to 40 and is open to the public.
Please book two weeks prior to scheduled visit.
 
Questions/Bookings: Brittney Roy
harcourteducation@shaw.ca
780.426.4180
 
 TOUR & TALK (40 MINS) 
Intro to the gallery and current exhibits on display, followed by a facilitated discussion group
Free or by donation of $1 per student
 
 TOUR & WORKSHOP (60 – 80 MINS) 
Intro to the gallery and current exhibits on display, followed by an art making activity inspired by the work in the gallery
$2 per student
 
 TOUR, TALK & WORKSHOP
 (60 – 100 MINS) 

$2 per student

 

The response to the membership renewal was fantastic!!
Thank you to all our members for contributing to Harcourt House.

We are fortunate to have such dedicated members and we hope to hear from the rest of you.

The survey will go out this week. 
This survey will be approximately 10 questions with a comment section. 
We greatly appreciate your participation. 

Brittney Roy
Education Coordinator
harcourteducation@shaw.ca
2014 SCHEDULE
Drop in drawing is uninstructed with live models.
Payment can be made upon arrival to a drop-in session.


Payment Options:
option 1: debit or credit: in the gallery or over the phone 
option 2: cash or cheque only: at the session
 
Fee: $10 per session
$70 for block of eight ($63 members)
No Class on holidays

 Life Drawing: 
Mon 1 - 4pm, Wed and Fri 7 - 10pm 
 Sculpture Drop-in: 
Mon 7 - 10pm
 Long Pose: 
Sun Feb 2, March 2, April 6, 2014
Check the website for updates!
  STACEY CANN:  
  OUTREACH COORDINATOR  


Looking for a new perspective on your work in 2014? Wednesday, February 5th is the first Crit Group of the New Year. Join us in the Annex at 6pm to get/give feedback and network with other artists.  Please RSVP: harcourtoutreach@shaw.ca.
 

Harcourt House studio tenants are busy making work! Sydney Lancaster has an opening at the Art Gallery of St. Albert on Thursday, February 6th and Nomi Sticker has an opening at the Peter Robertson Gallery on Thursday, February 14th. Check some of these shows out and see what some of our studio tenants are up to!
 
For more information regarding our studios contact Connor Buchanan at harcourtinfo@shaw.ca.

Stacey Cann
harcourtoutreach@shaw.ca

  ENOUGH ABOUT US,  
  LETS TALK ABOUT YEG  

--------------------------

When: February 8th, 2014 12pm – 5pm
Location: SNAP Printshop, 12056 Jasper Avenue 
Cost: $20 

For more information contact:
780-423-1492

snap@snapartists.com

--------------------------
 

Art Gallery of St. Albert 
Opening Reception Thurs. February 6th, 7 - 9PM
"At Odds", Sydney Lancaster, Susan Seright, Clare Uhlick

--------------------------
 

Peter Robertson Gallery
February 13th, 7 - 9PM, Nomi Stricker, Tricia Firmaniuk

Anything else? Post it to our 
Twitter: @harcourthouse , Facebook 
 

Copyright © 2012 Harcourt House Artist-Run Centre, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
harcourthouse@shaw.ca
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @Harcourthouse