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Art Show features amazing talent - Posted: Fri, Mar 17, 2023, 11:32 am - By Kathleen Windsor
Have a blank wall in your house? A table that needs just that something extra special? Maybe you're looking for a group of paintings to decorate your new office.

Come see Dennis Weber's painting at the A Brush With Art Show and Sale in Didsbury.The Mountain View Arts Society is pleased to host the 10th Edition of the "A Brush with Art" Art Show and Sale at the Didsbury Memorial Complex, April 1st and 2nd.

Artists being showcased at this year's Show and Sale include Bill Anthony, Bernice Edwards, Crystal Fullerton, Janice Gallant, Valerie Jackson, Patti Simoneau, and John Smythe.

This year's Featured Artist is Dennis Weber from Didsbury, Considered one of Canada's foremost Métis artists, Dennis grew up in Calgary and after a time in B.C., recently moved to Didsbury. Dennis has senior accreditation in the Federation of Canadian Artists (SFCA) and is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists (CIPA).

His art has been published in the following: David Bouchard's "The Secret of Your Name" about discovering his Métis roots; a book in the Turtle Island Series called "Making It Right"; a number of articles published by the Gabriel Dumont Institute; as well images reproduced in school textbooks. He has also completed the work on a second book with David Bouchard.

He shares his work, his talent, and demonstrates his techniques in pencil, coloured pencil, pastels and oils. He often glazes layer after layer to achieve an unique look. His passion is painting people, because he enjoys capturing peoples' "expression and soul".

ART SHOW HOURS: 10 am to 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday.

In addition, the Arts Society offers a comfortable space for two "Artist's Windows". This popular area sheds light on the artistic process, how artists make art. Each artist has an opportunity to schedule a time when the public can watch them practice their craft, opening a window into the lives of artists as they go about their work.

You can participate too! When you enter the gallery in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Didsbury Memorial Complex, you will be greeted by volunteers and artists, and given a "People's Choice" ballot. Walk around the exhibits, enjoy the beautiful pieces of art, then vote for your favourite.

Free Admission. Donations to the Mountain View Arts Society are graciously accepted.

Want to buy something at the show? The Arts Society accepts cash, VISA, MasterCard, Debit, and personal cheques with two pieces of identification. 100% of any art sales go directly to the individual artist(s).

The Didsbury Memorial Complex is located at 1702 - 21 Avenue. Free parking.

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