QAC Blog

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Celebrating the heart of community through art

April 23, 2020 — UPDATED: May 29 By Fiona Campbell The Downtown District it about to be infused with creativity, colour and love. The 1’ x 1’ Heart of Community District Art Project was inspired by global community initiatives such as A World Of Hearts that encourages people to decorate their windows with displays of hearts as messages of…
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Umbrella Cover Art Contest

April 17, 2020 —   ANNOUNCED May 13, 2020: The QAC has an open call for visual artists and photographers to submit to our Cover Art Contest for the Summer 2020 issue of Umbrella magazine. The theme of the issue is Art in the Time of Isolation (aka The COVID-19 issue), and we invite applicants to submit images (photographs or art work)…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Supporting the next generation of artists

April 17, 2020 —   “During these unprecedented times, more and more people are turning to the arts as distraction and comfort; the value of arts to the betterment of individual and community health has never been more clear,” says executive director Janet Jarrell. “Supporting the next generation to consider the arts as a valuable and viable career option…
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Digital Umbrella now available

April 16, 2020 — You can now read the latest issue of Umbrella online!
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Remembering Peter Davis

March 15, 2020 — By Carol Bauer On December 21, 2019, the arts community lost a dear friend, colleague and talented artist. Peter Davis passed away peacefully at home, at the age of 82, after a long decline. He is survived by Jane Mackenzie, his partner of 49 years, his daughter Kim Davis, and many nieces and nephews. Peter…
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