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Open Studio and Artist Talk: Kristina Durka

Open Studio and Artist Talk: Kristina Durka Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Cotton Factory (270 Sherman Ave N.) Storehouse Building, Studio 236 Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to present an Open Studio and Artist Talk with emerging Hamilton-based artist Kristina Durka. Kristina is a recipient of the 2017 Ignition Award for Distinction in the McMaster Studio...

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For Immediate Release: Hamilton Artists Inc. Announces Staffing Changes

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hamilton, March 2, 2018: Hamilton Artists Inc. congratulates Caitlin Sutherland on new position and welcomes Abedar Kamgari as Interim Programming Coordinator. Hamilton Artists Inc. congratulates outgoing Programming Director Caitlin Sutherland on her new role at Blackwood Gallery. Caitlin has worked at the Inc. for over five years where she curated exhibitions, developed extensive programming, and coordinated...

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SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition & Annual General Meeting

SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition November 25, 2017  – January 13, 2018 Drop off: November 15 – 18, 12:00-5:00 pm Opening Reception: November 25th, 7:30 -11:00 pm Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to invite you, our members, to participate in our annual Members Exhibition, SWARM! Open to the Inc.’s members, this exhibition showcases your original work to the city, representing the richness and diversity of artistic...

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Call for Fall Craft Mart Submissions

Hamilton Artists Inc. is excited to announce our annual fall Craft Mart* that will be taking place November 10th and 11th 2017. Since its launch in 2013, Craft Mart* has grown into a community-building event that brings a carefully curated collection of independently produced Canada Art, Craft + Design to the people of Hamilton. We are calling all artists, artisans and...

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The Problem of Diversity in Hamilton Arts: A Workshop for Action and Social Change!

  In 2011, articule, an artist-run centre in Montreal, created the Fabulous Committee in order to develop anti-oppression strategies that would make the centre more inclusive, especially of racialized artists, both at the level of programming and internally (members, Board of Directors, staff). Today, a significant portion of articule’s programs feature artists from marginalized communities; a larger number of...

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Call for Board of Directors

The Hamilton Artists Inc. is seeking engaged, committed and enthusiastic volunteers to submit applications to fill the Board of Directors. The Board consists of members who possess a variety of skills, knowledge, perspectives and talents.   The Board wishes to reflect the diverse community of Hamilton and be a welcoming, inclusive environment and encourages applications from individuals from diverse cultural...

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SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition & Annual General Meeting

SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition November 26, 2016  – January 14, 2017 Drop Off: Wednesday, November 16th – Saturday, November 19th, 2016 during regular gallery hours. (Wed – Sat 12:00 – 5:00 pm / Fri 12:00 – 6:00 pm) Please note that any works submitted after these dates cannot be accepted. Opening Reception: November 26th, 7:30 -11:00 pm Hamilton Artists’ Inc....

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Hello from new co-op student, Kenneth Johnson

When I think of art, I think of a quote by Anthony Mara from his book A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, in which a woman finds a scientific definition of life in a medical encyclopedia. It reads, “Life: a constellation of vital phenomena—organization, irritability, movement, growth, reproduction, adaptation.” Though not specifically relating to any artistic or cultural practices, this...

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For Immediate Release: Hamilton Artists Inc. names Jessica Vellenga Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hamilton, September 9, 2016: The Board of Directors of the Hamilton Artists Inc. is very pleased to announce that Jessica Vellenga will be taking on the role of Executive Director as of October 1st, 2016. Vellenga comes to the Inc. with over 16 years of experience in commercial galleries, territorial galleries, and artist-run centers. She is...

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