Michelle reid's

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Kingston Holiday Market: 168 Wellington Street

I’ve signed on for the next four weekends at the old Scotiabank. Our founders have done a great job in turning the bank into a labrinth of locally made gift ideas and vendors all in one place. They’ve even converted the old offices into mini “stores”. Some vendors change weekly but I will be there until the end. Look for

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Oil Painting Workshop: Forest Scene with Michelle Reid

One day workshop at The tett Centre. Step-by-step instruction to help you create a winter forest scene in one evening. Learn some basics of composition, color theory and technique. All materials included Tickets available through Eventbrite Sunday, January 20th 1-4pm Thursday January 24th 6-9pm

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Profile Kingston Magazine, Sept 12th issue

Guess who landed the cover of this September’s Profile Kingston Magazine?  (dusts off a shoulder) I’m incredibly honored to be featured along side of Peter Taylor and Katherine Stone in this issue and hope that you’ll seek out a copy and learn a few unexpected things about me. “Published bimonthly, this glossy city magazine features the stories, accomplishments and passions

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August at The Skiff Cafe in Ivy Lea

The skiff cafe at The Ivy Club in Ivy Lea, 1000 Islands has been tatstefully renovated.  Head out for breathtaking views , a meal, or just an ice cream cone.  My art is featured on both levels of the skiff cafe.  Enjoy!

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June 26th: Heather Haynes Gallery Gananoque

Finishing up my 3rd Tuesday moonlighting at The Heather Haynes Gallery in beautiful Gananoque.  I’ve been painting live, scenes from the area.  What a great excuse to explore the area to collect images to work from.  I’ve some VERY COOL people through this experience and I’m quite inspired to do a series on the 1000 Islands so hit me up

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July 16th: Art Among the Ruins

This will be my first outdoor event, wish me luck.  Or just come by and watch me wrestle a tent.  It’s sure to be entertaining either way. Event info: “Art Among the Ruins” large annual outdoor art show and sale set among picturesque ruins of a 19th century paper mill beside rapids of Napanee River. Saturday, June 16, 2018; 10

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ON THE AIR! cfrc 101.9

  Did a spot on cfrc 101.9 chatting with Jewel Aksel Richard about my art and Art After Dark. You can listen to the May 15 Business of Art Archives (30:40). I’m on after Author Michael Barclay promoting his new book “The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip” Make a drinking game out of it…

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Chasing Waterfalls Again

The weather promised to be a warm 7 degrees Celsius so, with the permission of the landowners, I lugged the big easel up the stream to the base of the falls.  The temperature was chilly and the rock i was sitting in was pointy but I managed to out 3.5 hours down on this 16×20. Ive got to say, I’m

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Vancouver Island

I don’t always climb mountains but, when I do, I carry 15lbs of art supplies to the top for the best spot to paint

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New pieces are up at The Small Batch Cafe & Eatery

Go see them for yourself and have great cup of coffee while you’re there.  The staff are gorgeous people and the other guests are not snooty like they are in other places.  It’s a great social place with an ever changing display of local talent.    

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