Hooked mats plus craft, art demon­stra­tion at Eptek Cen­tre

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - LIFESTYLES -

Rug hook­ing en­thu­si­asts and lovers of all vis­ual art are en­cour­aged to take in the sum­mer ex­hi­bi­tion at Eptek Cen­tre, as well as the demon­stra­tions this month.

“Art Begets Art: Hooked Mats and the Art­work that In­spired Them” has al­most 30 orig­i­nal hooked mats, hang­ings and other hooked items with an equal num­bers of paint­ings, pottery, and other fine craft.

In ad­di­tion, ev­ery week­day,11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eptek Cen­tre is host­ing Demo Days: craft and art demon­stra­tions. Share in­spi­ra­tion and tips from lo­cal artists and ar­ti­sans who will be set up at the en­trance for free demon­stra­tions.

Fol­low­ing is the re­main­der of the sched­ule, which is sub­ject to change.

Aug. 7: Ellen Martin - paint­ing Aug. 8: Donna Sut­ton - acrylic pour

Aug. 9: Bette Young - hook­ing Aug. 10: Doreen Huestis paint­ing

Aug. 11: Meah­gan Roberts paint­ing

Aug. 14: Lor­raine and Melvin Gal­lant - felt­ing

Aug. 15: Wen­dell Cameron paint­ing

Aug. 16: Grace Cur­tis - paint­ing Aug. 17: Ar­lene MacAu­sand felt ap­pliqué

Aug. 18: Mon­ica Lacey - mixed me­dia

Aug. 21: Elaine Bur­rows - quilt­ing

Aug. 22: Joan Savage - chalk pas­tel

Aug. 23: Brian McIn­nis - carv­ing

Aug. 24: Mar­garet Eng­land thread art

Aug. 25: Angèle Arse­nault - en­caus­tic

Aug. 28: Lynn Provance -bas­ket weav­ing

Aug. 29: Lise Gen­ova - paint­ing Aug. 30: Melissa Morse - ink draw­ing

Aug. 31: Arno Fre­itag - paint­ing Sept. 1: Nan Fer­rier - paint­ing Ad­mis­sion to Eptek Cen­tre is by do­na­tion. The on-site gift shop car­ries only Is­land art and craft as well as books on lo­cal themes.

There’s also a per­ma­nent ex­hi­bi­tion on the his­tory and ar­chi­tec­ture of Summerside.

Eptek Art & Cul­ture Cen­tre, a site of the Prince Ed­ward Is­land Mu­seum and Her­itage Foun­da­tion, is lo­cated at 130 Heather Moyse Dr. on the Summerside water­front, ad­ja­cent to the Har­bourfront Theatre.

Call 902-888-8373 for more in­for­ma­tion or check out www.peimu­seum.com or www.face­book.com/EptekCen­tre.

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