ARTour 2017 high­lights lo­cal ta­lents from across the re­gion

Tribune Express - - DIVERTISSEMENT • INTERTAINMENT - ALEXIA MARSILLO alexia.marsillo@eap.on.ca

La 11e édi­tion de L’ARTour de Pres­cott-Rus­sell a eu lieu la fin de se­maine der­nière, le sa­me­di 30 sep­tembre et le di­manche 1er oc­tobre, de 10 h à 17 h, dans 12 en­droits dif­fé­rents de la ré­gion. Seize ta­lents lo­caux ont par­ti­ci­pé à l’évè­ne­ment, ou­vrant leurs portes aux nom­breux vi­si­teurs. Joyce Phil de Haw­kes­bu­ry peint de­puis plus que 40 ans. L’ins­pi­ra­tion pour ses pein­tures, prin­ci­pa­le­ment faites à l’acry­lique, vient des scènes de na­ture de la ré­gion, d’Ot­ta­wa et de cer­taines ré­gions du Qué­bec. The 11th edi­tion of the Pres­cott-Rus­sell ARTour took place last wee­kend, on Sa­tur­day, Sep­tem­ber 30 and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in 12 dif­ferent lo­ca­tions across the Pres­cott-Rus­sell re­gion, span­ning from Haw­kes­bu­ry, to Al­fred, Cla­ren­ceRo­ck­land and Em­brun. Six­teen lo­cal ta­lents par­took throu­ghout these lo­ca­tions, ope­ning up their doors to lo­cal re­si­dents to ad­mire, and even pur­chase their work.

A 5 $ ARTour Pass’port was re­qui­red to en­ter, which could be pur­cha­sed at the first ex­hi­bi­tion and was va­lid for all lo­ca­tions throu­ghout the both days. Ad­mit­tance was free for stu­dents, as ARTour has al­ways en­cou­ra­ged art stu­dies – pro­ceeds from the en­trance fees are gi­ven as grants to stu­dents in Pres­cott-Rus­sell who are pur­suing their

—pho­to Alexia Marsillo

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