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Drawing and Painting – 5 to 7 years old

Teacher: Caroline Di Nunzio

Session 1
5 weeks from Sept. 27 to Oct. 25 , 2020
Sunday 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

DDO Res 80$ / NR 85$

Session 2
5 weeks from Nov. 8 to Dec. 6 , 2020
Sunday 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

DDO Res 80$ / NR 85$

The young artist will be introduced to the language of art while drawing and painting with a variety of media.

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Drawing and Painting – 5 to 7 years old2020-09-21T23:12:12-04:00

Mixed Media – 13 to 17 years old 

Teacher: Janette Haggar

10 weeks from Sept. 26 to Nov. 28, 2020
Saturday 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Learn how to use a variety of different art making mediums and methods (painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media sculpture) to develop your skills, self-expression and creative thinking.

DDO Res: $132 / NR: $144

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Mixed Media – 13 to 17 years old2020-09-23T16:31:50-04:00

Drawing and Painting – 8 to 12 years old

Teacher: Caroline Di Nunzio

Session 1
5 weeks from Sept. 27 to Oct. 25, 2020
Sunday 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

DDO Res: $80 / NR: $85

Session 2
5 weeks from Nov. 8 to Dec. 6, 2020
Sunday 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

DDO Res: $80 / NR: $85

Develop your artistic skills using professional-level materials with a special emphasis on technique and self-expression.

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Drawing and Painting – 8 to 12 years old2020-09-01T09:40:06-04:00

Let’s Be Artists – 5 to 12 years old 

Art Educator: Janette Haggar

Session 1
5 weeks from Sept. 26 to Oct. 24, 2020

Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or
Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Not available
Saturday 1:30 p.m.to 2:30 p.m. or Not available

DDO Res 82$ / NR 88$

Session 2
5 weeks from Nov. 7 to Dec. 5, 2020

Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or
Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or
Saturday 1:30 p.m.to 2:30 p.m. or

DDO Res 82$ / NR 88$

Learn through educational, creative and playful projects that include painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, mixed media.

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Let’s Be Artists – 5 to 12 years old2020-09-17T16:15:32-04:00

Guitar Courses – In Studio or Online

10 weeks from Sept. 21 to Nov. 23, 2020

For children (7+), teens and adults

Beginner to advanced, all styles of music

The focus of these guitar lessons is to develop the student’s appreciation of music and their core musical skills through learning songs in various styles. The skills developed in these sessions range from: proper technique, technical aspects of the instrument (scales, chords, arpeggios), musical interpretation and analysis, rhythm, theory and more.

Choose a teacher and a time!

Please indicate your three choices of preferred times.

Monday to Thursday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Kevin Bourne

Kevin Bourne

Kevin Bourne is a Montreal based jazz guitarist and graduate of the Jazz Faculty Program at McGill University.

Most recently, Kevin has been performing onboard the NCL Norwegian Sun as the guitarist for the ship’s showband, playing with artists from all over the world.

The most recent musical theatre productions Kevin has played guitar in was Bonnie and Clyde by Contact Theatre and Hedwig and the Angry Inch by In the Wings Promotions. Kevin has been as a freelance teacher for the past six years and has been working with the Dollard Centre for the Arts since September 2018.

Courses are offered on various days of the week in blocks of ½ hour or 1 hour each.

Fees:

1/2 hour: DDO Res.: $210 / NR: $219
1 hour: DDO Res.: $420 / NR: $438

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Guitar Courses – In Studio or Online2020-09-22T20:19:21-04:00

Songwriting – In-Studio or Online

The Music Spring Session runs online for 10 weeks Sept. 21 – Nov. 23., 2020.

For children (7+), teens and adults

A creative course that discusses songs and their structure. Young children will participate in rhyming words and making melodies while learning the major scale. Older children will do writing exercises to develop their lyric talent and learn chord progressions. Musicians/songwriters will have their work critiqued and will be encouraged to compare and create different styles of music. No formal training necessary. All young children must be at reading level.

Teacher: Sherrie Marginean

Please indicate your three choices of preferred times.

Tuesday to Wednesday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sherrie Marginean

Sherrie Marginean

Sherrie Marginean is a singer, songwriter, voice, and piano teacher with over twenty-five years’ experience. Understanding the integral role that humour plays in the performance of her students, her philosophy is, “We laugh, we focus, we achieve!”

Sherrie started singing at the age of five. Her professional career began at eighteen, which included travelling across the country and abroad. While studying classical singing with Jocelyne Fleury-Coutu, one of two pop albums she co-wrote was released by an independent record label. Her voice has been featured in several radio commercials and on the recordings of other artists.

Courses are offered on various days of the week in blocks of ½ hour or 1 hour each.

Fees:

1/2 hour: DDO Res.: $210 / NR: $219
1 hour: DDO Res.: $420 / NR: $438

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Songwriting – In Studio or Online2020-09-22T20:32:33-04:00

Piano Courses – In-studio or online

10 weeks from Sept. 21 to Nov. 23., 2020

For children (5+), teens and adults – all levels

Emphasis is on the appreciation of music and introduction to the basic aspects of musical training. The course explores reading musical scores, counting to rhythm in scores, proper hand position and techniques, musical signs and terms, sight-reading and musical interpretation. Experienced students can be prepared for Conservatory exams.

Choose a teacher and a time!

Please indicate your three preferred times.

Jelani Corbie: Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (online only)

Karen Ho: Monday 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Sherrie Marginean: Tuesday to Wednesday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday to Sunday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sherrie Marginean

Sherrie Marginean – (in studio or online)

Sherrie Marginean is a singer, songwriter, voice, and piano teacher with over twenty-five years’ experience. Understanding the integral role that humour plays in the performance of her students, her philosophy is, “We laugh, we focus, we achieve!”

Sherrie started singing at the age of five. Her professional career began at eighteen, which included travelling across the country and abroad. While studying classical singing with Jocelyne Fleury-Coutu, one of two pop albums she co-wrote was released by an independent record label. Her voice has been featured in several radio commercials and on the recordings of other artists.

Karen Ho

Karen Ho – (in-studio and online)

Karen Ho has an MA in Musicology from Université de Montréal and a Graduate Certificate in Music therapy from Concordia University. A teacher since 2003, she loves to share her experience of music with students of all ages and abilities. Never one to shy away from challenges, Karen is very resourceful and can adapt almost anything to a student’s interest. She can prepare her students to do Royal Conservatory exams. When she’s not teaching, she is most likely to be found travelling on epic cross-country road trips with her hairless and full of beans dog Juniper.

Jelani Corbie

Jelani Corbie – (online only)

Jelani Corbie started playing piano at the age of 7 and has been involved with music for over 30 years. In high school, he studied with the Royal Conservatory of Music, achieving a grade 7 diploma in piano and a music award. He holds a DEC in Popular Music and an ACE in Audio Recording Technology from Vanier College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Music from Concordia University. Jelani has been teaching at the Dollard Centre for the Arts since 2012. He is also a DJ and has just recently completed vocational studies in Business.

Courses are offered on various days of the week in blocks of ½ hour or 1 hour each.

Fees:

1/2 hour: DDO Res.: $210 / NR: $219
1 hour: DDO Res.: $420 / NR: $438

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Piano Courses – In-studio or online2020-09-22T20:28:10-04:00

Singing Lessons

The Music Spring Session runs for 10 weeks from  Sept. 21 to Nov. 23., 2020.

For children (7+),  teens and adults

This course is for both beginners and advanced students who LOVE to sing and have fun! Learn reliable techniques that will greatly improve the sound, range, and strength of your voice, while protecting it from fatigue and strain. Explore various musical styles and discover the basics of music theory, harmony, and improvisation. Songwriting is also an option for those creative minds, as well as an introduction to piano.

Teacher : Sherrie Marginean

Tuesday to Wednesday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Courses are offered on various days of the week in blocks of ½ hour or 1 hour each.

Fees:

1/2 hour: DDO Res.: $210 / NR: $219
1 hour: DDO Res.: $420 / NR: $438

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Singing Lessons2020-09-22T20:20:51-04:00

Oil Painting: Original Images – ONLINE

Teacher: Jacinta Ionno

Morning
10 weeks from Sept. 22 to Nov. 24
Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Not available

Afternoon
10 weeks from Sept. 22 to Nov. 24
Tuesday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn underpainting, layering and blending techniques through demonstrations and exercises using your own photographs of various subjects.

Materials not included: cost approx. $150

DDO Res: $225 / DDO Seniors: $213
NR: $236 / NR Seniors: $225

Questions? Contact Jacinta by email:

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Oil Painting: Original Images – ONLINE2020-09-17T15:38:02-04:00

Enjoying Watercolour – Online

Teacher: Renée Mizgala

Morning
10 weeks from Sept. 21 to Nov. 23
Monday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Afternoon
10 weeks from Sept. 24 to Nov. 26
Thursday 1:30 p.m. to 4;30 p.m.  Not available

Learn basic to more innovative watercolour techniques through demonstrations and critiques while you explore various subject matter.

Materials required:

Watercolour paper – good quality, 140-lb cold press
Watercolour tubes – 6 colours minimum
Watercolour brushes, synthetic – a no 8 round and a 1/2 inch flat
A palette and a small container of masking fluid

DDO Res: $225 / DDO Seniors: $213
NR: $236 / NR Seniors: $225

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Enjoying Watercolour – ONLINE2020-09-17T15:34:53-04:00

No courses scheduled in this category – Fall 2020

No courses scheduled in this category – Fall 20202020-09-19T11:49:14-04:00

Sébastien Borduas – From Shadow to Light

Saturday, October 19 to Sunday, November 17, 2019

Opening: Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Solo exhibition of recent mixed media works

Invitation
Press Release

Sébastien Borduas: From Shadow to Light2020-01-27T11:50:29-05:00

Demetrios Papakostas – Colour Fields Forever

Saturday, September 14 to Sunday, October 13, 2019

Opening: Sunday, September. 15, 2019

Oil paintings exploring hard-edge abstraction

Invitation
Press Release

Demetrios Papakostas: Colour Fields Forever2019-11-06T11:28:50-05:00

Artists’ Association of Dollard – Algebra and Geometry

Saturday, August 10 to Sunday, September 8, 2019

Opening: Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Architectural forms and symmetrical structures are the subject of inspiration.

Invitation
Press Release

Artists’ Association of Dollard: Algebra and Geometry2019-09-13T15:40:27-04:00

Ronald Headland – The Memory of Things

Ronald Haedland

Exhibition of acrylic paintings with mixed media and collage

Opening reception Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Exhibition Saturday, July 6 to Sunday, August 4, 2019

Invitation
Press Release

Ronald Headland2019-08-13T18:35:32-04:00

Children and Teen Students – ‘Our Animal Friends: Save Them!’

Saturday, June 1 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

Opening: Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Endangered species are the subject of inspiration.

Invitation
Press Release

Children and Teen Students – ‘Our Animal Friends: Save Them!’2019-12-06T09:44:08-05:00

Adult Teachers of the DCA: ‘Filtered Visions’

Saturday April 27 to Sunday, May 26, 2019

Opening: Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Representations of dream scenes, images, events and dreamers will be exhibited

Invitation
Press Release

Adult Teachers of the DCA: ‘Filtered Visions’2019-12-06T09:44:09-05:00

Special Event: The Doll House

Opening: Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, March 23 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

Artists express their ideas about, impressions of and experiences with ‘the doll’.

Invitation
Press Release

Special Event: The Doll House2019-08-13T15:31:06-04:00

Call for artists: The Doll House

Saturday, February 16 to Sunday, March 17, 2019

Mixed media.

In-gallery creation project and call-for-entry.

Mixed media. In-gallery creation project and call-for-entry. Artists are invited to create and submit work based on the theme of ‘the doll’.

Call for artists: The Doll House2019-08-05T18:39:11-04:00

DCA Adult Students – Inspiration

Sunday, January 20 to Sunday, February 10, 2019

Opening: Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Endangered species are the subject of inspiration.

Invitation
Press Release

DCA Adult Students: Inspiration2019-08-13T15:37:30-04:00

Linda Beck Sidel – It’s the Journey

Saturday, November 24 to Saturday, December 22, 2018

Opening: Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Exhibition of recent works combining photography and acrylic media

Invitation
Press Release

Linda Beck Sidel2019-08-13T15:45:36-04:00

Le Cercle 9: Temporal Shift

Saturday October 20 to Sunday November 18, 2018

Opening: Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

An exhibition of works in various media that explore the contradictions and illusions created by our experiences of time.

Invitation
Press Release

Le Cercle 9: Temporal Shift2019-08-13T15:49:55-04:00

Monica Brinkman – In Full Bloom

Monica Brinkman

Saturday, September 15 to Sunday, October 14, 2018

Opening: Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

exhibition of recent mosaic works in mixed media including glass, beads, ceramics and ‘up-cycled’, found objects of all kinds.

Invitation
Press Release

Monica Brinkman2019-08-13T15:53:43-04:00

AAD: The Musical Eye

Saturday, August 11 to Sunday, September 9, 2018

Opening: Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Artists inspired by poems, songs or musical works create their own works of art in various media.

Invitation

AAD: The Musical Eye2019-08-13T17:44:24-04:00

Recent works by members of The Dollard Seniors Club –
Oil Painting Group under the guidance of artist Jacinta Ionno

Saturday, July 21 to Sunday, August 5, 2018

Opening: Sunday, July 22 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

New painting explorations are created from recent photographs of the past two years.

Invitation

DDO Seniors Club Painting Group2019-08-13T16:09:55-04:00

Inside-Out

Saturday, June 16 to Sunday, July 15, 2018

Opening: Sunday, June 17, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

In these diptychs, the same subject is examined from different perspectives.

Invitation
Press Release

Inside-Out2019-08-13T16:26:40-04:00

Paul Rosenbaum (1949 – 2018) – Reflections

Saturday, April 28 to Sunday, May 27, 2018

Opening: Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

A retrospective of drawings and sculptures.

Invitation
Press Release

Paul Rosenbaum2019-08-13T16:30:14-04:00

DCA Adult Faculty – Multifaceted

Saturday, March 24 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

Opening:Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Works in various media created by the teachers of our art education program.

Invitation
Press Release

DCA Adult Faculty2019-08-13T16:35:41-04:00

DCA Children and Teen Students – The Imaginary World

Saturday, February 17 to Sunday, March 18, 2018

Opening: Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Children and teens registered in our fall 2017 and winter 2018 art classes create an imaginary world.

Invitation
Press Release

DCA Children and Teen Students2019-08-13T18:18:52-04:00

DCA Adult Students – Germination

Sunday, January 14 to Sunday, February 11, 2018

Opening: Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Works in various media by adult students registered in the Dollard Centre for the Arts’ fall session.

Invitation
Press Release

DCA Adult Students2019-08-13T16:49:25-04:00
Claudine Ascher

Claudine Ascher

Claudine Ascher is a practicing, professional artist and art instructor with over 35 years’ experience. She also has as many years’ experience as a gallery curator and arts administrator, having been variously involved with art centers in Montreal, such as The Saidye Bronfman Centre and the Visual Arts Centre, as well as with the Banff Centre in Alberta. She has been teaching at the Dollard Centre for the Arts since 1976 and has been the Director/Curator of the Galerie de la Ville and Director of Adult visual art Education since 1988.

Contact Claudine by email:

Claudine Ascher2020-08-31T12:02:38-04:00
Kristy Boisvert

Kristy Boisvert

Kristy Boisvert has a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Specialization in Art Education from Concordia University, and she is a graduate from the Professional Photography and Illustration and Design program at Dawson College. Kristy is also a freelance illustrator and graphic designer specializing in children’s illustration and small business branding.

You can visit her website at kristyboisvert.com

Kristy Boisvert2020-02-21T11:21:37-05:00
Kevin Bourne

Kevin Bourne

Kevin Bourne is a Montreal based jazz guitarist and graduate of the Jazz Faculty Program at McGill University.

Most recently, Kevin has been performing onboard the NCL Norwegian Sun as the guitarist for the ship’s showband, playing with artists from all over the world.

The most recent musical theatre productions Kevin has played guitar in was Bonnie and Clyde by Contact Theatre and Hedwig and the Angry Inch by In the Wings Promotions. Kevin has been as a freelance teacher for the past six years and has been working with the Dollard Centre for the Arts since September 2018.

Kevin Bourne2020-04-09T13:06:39-04:00
Megan Bradley

Megan Bradley

Megan Bradley wears a few hats in life and at the Dollard Centre for the Arts. She is currently the Summer Fine Arts Camp Director and organizes special events at the DCA like the annual Holiday Market but started as a Theatre teacher in 2006. She studied Professional Theatre and had the privilege of working in the Montreal Theatre community for six years before studying to become a Registered Massage Therapist and becoming a mother of two.

Megan Bradley2020-02-21T17:15:35-05:00
Jelani Corbie

Jelani Corbie

Jelani Corbie started playing piano at the age of 7 and has been involved with music for over 30 years. In high school, he studied with the Royal Conservatory of Music, achieving a grade 7 diploma in piano and a music award. He holds a DEC in Popular Music and an ACE in Audio Recording Technology from Vanier College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Music from Concordia University. Jelani has been teaching at the Dollard Centre for the Arts since 2012. He is also a DJ and has just recently completed vocational studies in Business.

Jelani Corbie2020-02-21T14:44:53-05:00
Caroline Di Nunzio

Caroline Di Nunzio

Born and raised in a town just outside of Montreal, Caroline Di Nunzio grew up with a big family who adored the arts. Caroline attended oil painting classes from a young age. This love followed her as she went on to study Creative Arts at Dawson College and then Art Education at Concordia University, where her two passions combined. When she is not teaching art or painting, Caroline works at the Lester B. Pearson School Board as a Special Education Technician. Caroline also sells her art, whether it’s painting commissions on canvas or murals at a local restaurant.

See her work on Facebook: www.facebook.com/dimaloart

Caroline Di Nunzio2020-02-21T15:04:58-05:00
Janette Haggar

Janette Haggar

Janette Haggar has been teaching at the Dollard Centre for the Arts since 1980. She has a DEC in Ceramics Technology from John Abbott, a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts/Education, and a Masters in Art Education from Concordia University. She has taught art from preschool to university level and is now the director of the Children’s Art Programming at the Dollard Centre for the Arts.

Janette Haggar2020-02-21T15:13:09-05:00
Karen Ho

Karen Ho

Karen Ho has an MA in Musicology from Université de Montréal and a Graduate Certificate in Music therapy from Concordia University. A teacher since 2003, she loves to share her experience of music with students of all ages and abilities. Never one to shy away from challenges, Karen is very resourceful and can adapt almost anything to a student’s interest. She can prepare her students to do Royal Conservatory exams. When she’s not teaching, she is most likely to be found travelling on epic cross-country road trips with her hairless and full of beans dog Juniper.

Karen Ho2020-02-21T16:30:30-05:00
Jacinta Ionno

Jacinta Ionno

Jacinta Ionno is a Montreal-based artist with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from McGill University and a Commercial Arts Degree from the Academy of Art.

She is the past president and juried member of the Artist Association of Dollard and an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and the Italian Cultural Center of Quebec.

Her paintings have been exhibited in galleries and community centers in Canada. She has won numerous awards for her oil paintings, including her painting ‘Pears in a Crystal Bowl,’ which earned her an ‘Award of Excellence’ in a juried show in Vancouver for the Federation of Canadian Artists.

Jacinta teaches oil painting and drawing at her home studio, at the Dollard des Ormeaux Senior’s Club, Dollard Centre for the Arts and Lambda School of Music and Fine Arts.

Jacinta Ionno2020-02-21T15:47:38-05:00
Sherrie Marginean

Sherrie Marginean

Sherrie Marginean is a singer, songwriter, voice, and piano teacher with over twenty-five years’ experience. Understanding the integral role that humour plays in the performance of her students, her philosophy is, “We laugh, we focus, we achieve!”

Sherrie started singing at the age of five. Her professional career began at eighteen, which included travelling across the country and abroad. While studying classical singing with Jocelyne Fleury-Coutu, one of two pop albums she co-wrote was released by an independent record label. Her voice has been featured in several radio commercials and on the recordings of other artists.

Sherrie Marginean2020-02-21T15:55:34-05:00
Renée Mizgala

Renée Mizgala

A member of the Lakeshore Artists’ Association, a founding member of the Dollard Artists’ Association and long-time member of the Dorval Artists’ Association, Renée teaches, painting and experiments with various papers and techniques not only to be more creative in her work, but to inspire her students to improve in theirs. Her classes allow students to explore and develop their creativity as well as master the finer points of watercolour techniques. “Each person is an individual, and their work must reflect their individuality. One must come to class with an open mind ready to take risks, have fun and enjoy the journey”.

www.reneemizgala.com

Renée Mizgala2020-02-21T15:58:22-05:00