Gallery 96 is pleased to partner with the Ontario Arts Council through spotlight: the arts where you live plus Factory 163 to give the public an opportunity to experience local visual arts. Factory 163 is the new home of Gallery 96 and is located at 163 King Street in Stratford.
Workshops and Demonstrations
Workshops will be held next to the south gallery in Factory 163 at 163 King Street, Stratford, Ontario. If entering the building from the parking lot door, you will be in the demo area. If entering the building by the main door, please proceed to your right into the next room. All ages are welcomed to participate.
Clay Sculpture with Glenn Elliott
Saturday, June 6 from 10 am to 1 pm:
Glenn will be showing techniques for creating your own clay sculpture such as building, cutting apart, hollowing out, slipping & scoring and reassembling.
Glenn Elliott worked for many years as a renowned prop maker at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival. He teaches clay sculpture workshops for Off the Wall as well as other arts organizations.
Printmaking with Gloria Kagawa
Saturday, June 6 from 1 to 4 pm:
Gloria Kagawa will demonstrate the original monoprinting technique she developed, exploring colour, line and pattern.
Gloria Kagawa earned her Honours B.A. in Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo, specializing in printmaking. Kagawa has exhibited in North and South America, Europe, and Asia and has received numerous awards for her work. Her art is included in public and private collections.
Silk screening with Valerie O’Flynn
Sunday, June 7 from 10 am to 1 pm:
Explore fun and funky stencil and silk screening techniques with Valerie O’Flynn. If equipment is available, then small plexi-glass dry point prints can be created.
Valerie O'Flynn has exhibited across Southwestern Ontario and won three Jury awards in her career as a visual artist. Ms. O’Flynn is head of the Arts faculty at the Stratford Northwestern Secondary School where she teaches Visual and Media Arts.
Mixed-media Drawing with Michelle Salter
Sunday, June 7 from 1 to 4 pm:
Michelle will be demonstrating her signature drawing technique, which involves layering three different drawing materials: soft pastel, oil pastel and pencil on paper.
Michelle is a graduate of the Fine Arts program at the University of Waterloo, majoring in drawing and sculpture. She has shown her work in numerous public galleries throughout Southwestern Ontario including the Art Gallery of Ontario.