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Handmade Treasures
Date: Saturday November 19, 2016, from 10-5.
Stone School Gallery, Portage-du-Fort
Vendor Application deadline is October 15, 2016.

WWII Watercolours of Gilbert Bretzloff
Carol Bretzloff-Holmes will speak about her father,
Gilbert Bretzloff, soldier & unofficial WWII artist, who served in the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division.

2017 Call for Exhibition Proposals
The PAA is looking for artists and craftspeople to exhibit at the Stone School Gallery in in 2017. Submit a proposal by November 15, 2016.


The World War II Watercolours of
Gilbert Bretzloff: 1940-1945

Date: October 29, 2 - 4 pm

Carol Bretzloff-Holmes will speak about her father, Gilbert Bretzloff, soldier and unofficial World War II
artist, who served with the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division, from 1940-1945. During the liberation of Europe, Gilbert Bretzloff moved with the Allied Front through Normandy, Belgium, Holland, and into Germany, making military maps for the soldiers
fighting the battles. During the last year of the war,
he created over 100 sketches and watercolors 'on the
spot', often under dangerous conditions. His work
records important battles, where Canadians played
a decisive role in the outcome of the war – at Caen,
Falaise, the Scheldt and in the Reichwald.


Focus Pontiac
La Fab in Chelsea from 3 to 27 November

Vernissage 5 November from 5-8pm

La Fab, 212 Chemin Old Chelsea,
Chelsea, QC J9B 1J3

Jeanne McTiernan, Fred Ryan, Dale Shutt, Cheryl Dolan, Claudette Spence, Cindy Lottes, Carol Bretzloff, Valerie Bridgeman, Kate Aley

An exhibition of juried works by members of the PAA. Opening at the Stone School Gallery, the exhibition will travel to other galleries in the Outaouais during 2016/17.



Handmade Treasures
19 November at 10:00–17:00

Stone School Gallery, 28 Mill Street, Portage-du-Fort, QC

ArtPontiac is organizing an Art and Craft Sale to take place at the Stone School Gallery in Portage-du-Fort.

Date: Saturday November 19, 2016, from 10-5.
(Vendor set-up is from 8-10 a.m.)

There will be room for 20 tables. Tables will rent for 30$ each.

Only art and craft items hand made by the applicant will be accepted.

The application process is open to everyone. Please share this information with your contacts.

Application form: Handmade-Treasures-Application-2016.doc
Application deadline is October 15, 2016.

You will receive final confirmation about your participation and further information by October 20, 2016.



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