QAC Blog

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Peter Wood and the art of voice acting

January 29, 2021 — By Peter Paylor/Quinte Arts Council Peter Wood is a successful voiceover actor based in Trenton, Ont. Even if you haven’t met him, you’ve probably heard his voice on an audiobook, as the narrator of a documentary film, or on television or radio commercials for State Farm or Netflix or Nikon or Volvo. Ask him how…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: The impact of the arts on tourism

January 22, 2021 — By Courtney Klumper The impact of the arts on tourism is both tangible and intangible. We can measure tickets sold, museum admissions, the number of seats filled at a concert. But it is those intangible aspects, the ones that defy strict measurements, like feelings and memories, that offer a clue as to why we travel…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Nick Pujic and Vantage Point Media

January 15, 2021 — By Peter Paylor/Quinte Arts Council Vantage Point Media House is a second-to-none television and video production and post-production facility located above Capers Restaurant in the heart of Belleville’s Downtown District. Specializing in the outdoor adventure sector – fly-fishing especially – when there’s a story to be found in the bush or on (or under) water,…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Arts education during COVID-19

January 7, 2021 — By Fiona Campbell/Quinte Arts Council With students once again learning online during the latest provincial lockdown, we thought it timely to share this article written last fall, during the earlier days of back-to-school during the time of COVID-19. We hope that it fosters some patience, understanding and kindness during this tough time, as well as…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Event photographer TJ Champagne on capturing emotion

January 1, 2021 — By Adam Gray/Quinte Arts Council TJ Champagne is quickly becoming known as one of the best event photographers in the Quinte Region. His rich, colour saturated images pop with unmistakable energy and style. Champagne started out taking photos of friend’s bands and fell in love with capturing the exhilaration of a live performance. “It’s the…
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