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2021 Carl Doty Scholarship Offered

The Carl Doty Art /Design Scholarship

July 16, 2021

This scholarship is in honour of Yarmouthian Carl Doty- philanthropist, patron of the arts, supporter of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Friends of the AGNS Western Branch Society.

The scholarship, valued at $1500., is to offset the costs of tuition/training of a student who is in his or her final year in high school, community college or home schooling in Yarmouth, Digby or Shelburne, who intends to study art/design in a recognized program (or setting) of higher learning. Students may also apply who are enrolled in their first or second year of our listed professional areas.

The scholarship is administered by the executive of the Friends of the AGNS Western Branch Society along with a designated member of the Yarmouth Arts Society. All applicants will be advised of the results, and the recipient will be recognized at their graduation ceremony. A cheque will be sent directly to the institution once proof of enrollment is provided.

The completed application form (attached) including artwork, personal essay and sealed reference letter from an art teacher/instructor must be received by July 16, 2021 .

By mail:                                                            Dropped off at:      

Jude Fulton                     Yarmouth Creatives 

925 Highway 340                OR                      Yarmouth Mall

South Ohio NS                                                 11 am to 5 pm Mon.-Sat.

B5A 5N2                                                 12 pm to 5 pm Sun.  

CRITERIA

  1. The applicant must submit three (3) original pieces that exemplify your particular interest (painting, etching, sculpture, photography, etc.|). Each work must be identified with your name, title and address.
  1. The applicant must submit a personal essay, maximum 600 words. The essay must cover these three points:
  1. Insights into the three pieces of art you have submitted.
  2. Your future plans.
  3. Tell us something about who you are.
  1. The applicant must provide a sealed letter of reference from an art or design teacher/instructor/mentor.

The Carl Doty Art /Design Scholarship – APPLICATION FORM

July 16, 2021

Student’s name:

Date of application:

Mailing Address (including Postal Code)

Telephone number:

Email:

Name of school currently attending:

Name of post-secondary institution or training program you plan to attend:

Work #1 

      Title and medium:

Work #2

       Title and Medium:

Work #3 

       Title and Medium:

APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE:

My application includes three pieces of artwork as specified, my essay and a sealed letter of reference. The artwork is original and is mine. 

Signed: ____________________________________________________________

Sara Corning

FAMILY SUNDAY: WHO IS YOUR HERO?

Sunday, 15 September 2019 – 1:00pm to 3:00pmFAMILY SUNDAYS

With the Sarah Corning Society celebrating Yarmouth hero Sarah Corning, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia invites you to create your own hero!

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has partnered with the Sarah Corning Society for this Family Sunday to welcome Syrian refugees and other newcomers to the Yarmouth region. Come along and greet new families in our community. All are welcome!

As part of the Family Sunday activity, create a booklet about the heroes in your community that make you proud.

  • All materials will be supplied.
  • Regular admission will include the workshop.
  • All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Sarah Corning is much more than a historical figure from Nova Scotia’s past. Sarah’s humanitarianism and service (1919-1930) to the victims of the Armenian genocide is reflected in how we embrace refugees and welcome them as new Canadians. She was a hero to many young children who lost their homes and families.

Creative Minds

YARMOUTH    EVENT

CREATIVE MINDS WITH MIKE WEDGE

Sunday, 29 September 2019 – 1:00pm to 3:00pmCREATIVE MINDS

Mike Wedge was born and raised in England as an established “self taught” graphic designer. Having worked his whole life in the Advertising Agency world, Mike moved to Vancouver in 1992. A car accident in 2008 left him permanently disabled with vertigo and oscillopsia. Not ever being someone to go down without a fight, he decided to relocate to Yarmouth in 2017 and taught himself photography, tried “art,” and flat out reinvented himself.

On routine walks along Pembroke Beach, the garbage really troubled him, so he decided to do something about it and repurposed it into something creative. He never calls himself an artist. “That’s for real talent,” he says, but considers art very much as therapy. Every photo he takes he tries to get to know the person, and they in turn get to know him, which lead him to launch: Human Kind Portraits.

You will be captivated by Mike’s passion about his crafts and the stories behind his pictures and reclamation art.

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Culture Art nights coming up!

Carl Doty Scholarship Announced

See full application on Scholarship Page of this website.

The scholarship, valued at $1500, is to offset the costs of tuition/training of a student who is in his or her final year in high school, community college or home schooling in Yarmouth, Digby or Shelburne, who intends to study art/design in a recognized program (or setting) of higher learning. Students who are enrolled in their first or second year of our listed professional areasmay also apply.

The completed application form (attached) including artwork, personal essay and sealed reference letter from an art teacher/instructor must be received at the Art Gallery by May 1,2019 .

May 29, 2018 – Windows with a Community View 

Looking out, Looking in: Windows with a Community View 
An exciting art and culture project is underway in Yarmouth and is looking for participants of all sorts. We’re looking for artists, musicians, photographers, and storytellers to facilitate or participate in upcoming workshops and events with local seniors. The goal is to create community engagement among seniors by celebrating the art traditions of the various cultures in our area.
If you have any questions (or simply want to be notified of upcoming events), please contact Adam Graham at adamgrahamphoto@gmail.com or 902-746-3446.

May 27th – Painting Portraits a Garson event

As a part of the continuing celebration of Yarmouth’s Garson sisters and their contribution to art education in our community we enjoyed an “explore the portrait” event in the Community Room. Eleven would be portraitists teamed up under the guidance of Maggie Schmidt to try their hand. Teams od two and three played with their interpretation of a rough beginning sketch and photo for reference. Any resemblance to the photo is purely coincidental.

April 18, 2018 – Art from the Heart

The presentation of the Art from the Heart  project was well received by a full house audience in the Community Room at the gallery. The audience was most interested in the concept of the project and were interested in how such a pilot program might be expanded to meet the nerds of more youth. A number of questions were asked and there was lively discussion over refreshments.

April 26th, 2018 – Artpreneurs

April 22, 2018 – Family Sunday

Family Sunday: Drawing to Imply Motion, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 341 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS. Please join artist Jay LeBlanc to learn drawing to imply motion: playing with repetition and variation. Participants will create flip books that look like a small movie and/or create drawings that imply recorded motion by using self-created stencils.

This workshop is inspired by the stop-motion effects of Harold Edgerton on display at the AGNS-Yarmouth. Pre-registration is recommended. Regular admission. No charge for program. This event is supported by the Friends of the Art Galley of Nova Scotia -Yarmouth. For more information or to register call 902-749-2248 or email agnsyarmouth@gov.ns.ca