Student Art Exhibition Fall 2013

December 16, 2013 § Leave a comment

This past Saturday, students from the Artist Blacksmithing, Fibre Arts, Visual Arts Fundamentals: Drawing and Painting, Photo Arts and Ceramics Certificates participated in the biannual Art Exhibition (formerly the Student Show & Sale.) There was so much talent and hardwork on display – congratulations to all of our students!

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HSTA Welcomes Area High School for Silk Screening and Landscape Painting

May 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

A group of eager high school students made the beautiful journey to us yesterday to explore the craft of silk-screening and landscape painting.

Fibre artist, Elisha Barlow, took the students through the amazing process of creating screens, using a light table, rinsing, squeegee-ing, and stenciling. Many of the students wore their amazing pieces home at the end of the day!

The other half of the group enjoyed an all-day landscape drawing & painting workshop, led by Matt Mancini (soon to be this week’s Artist of the Week). Practice in the morning with pencil and paper was followed up by applying acrylic to canvas after lunch resulting in some truly beautiful creations.

Browse through the images below to see the amazing work of these talented students!

Art & Spirituality – Guest Lecture

April 26, 2012 § 1 Comment

Abbess Khenmo Nyima Drolma will be offering an insightful slide lecture on the healing and dying rituals of diverse cultures, through their art.

The lecture will be held, Thurs May 17th, from 7pm – 9pm at Fleming College and is open to anyone free of charge.

For more information, please see the attached PDF file. Presentation – Artistic Doorways FINAL II

I Made It! Student Show ‘n Sale

April 24, 2012 § 2 Comments

Did you miss out on this semester’s show?

Catch up on what you didn’t see by checking out these amazing pics!

25 Things to Do in Haliburton When You’re Bored

April 16, 2012 § 2 Comments

ImageRent a movie, grab some jiffy-pop, and invite your mates over

Walk around Head Lake on the Head Lake trail and admire the view. Take your camera along.

Explore the art galleries: Ethel Curry & Rail’s End

Gather all yer friends together for a bowling night in Carvarvon

Hike up to Skyline Park for a great view and a BBQ

Head to the beautiful staircase off Highland St just before the bridge for a glimpse of the waterfall

Take pipe lessons on Monday nights with the Haliburton Highlanders at the Legion

Grab your mountain bike and hit the dirt (trails) at Sir Sam’s

There may not be a Timmy’s, but enjoy a fantastic cuppa at Village Donuts

Dust off the old box of 30 year old National Geographic mags and make some paper beads (just add string & glue for a funky necklace!)

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This is not actually the view from Skyline Park...

Book a soapstone carving lesson with Kim Warne, then take a shower with the end product! (OK, maybe not really take a shower with it…)

Go on a shopping spree at the Lily Ann: support a charity, shop til you drop!

Check out the great gear at Outdoors Plus for your next outdoor adventure

Host a board games night: Monopoly Madness, Pictionary Party, Scrabble Scramble, etc

Cozy up with a book in a big chair with a nice old fashioned cup o’ hot cocoa

Sit on the dock by the lake (yes, this is a totally legitimate thing to do)

ImageBum a ride off a friend and head to Minden for a nice cool cone at Kawartha Dairy

Paint on old chair/table/rug/counter/dresser and give it new life

Catch the game with some pals at McKeck’s

Explore the Haliburton Highlands Museum and take in some history

Read the Haliburton School of The Arts blog on wordpress

Write a poem about the leaves dancing in the wind, tree branches swinging, whispering to a friend, a song together singingImage

Visit the dump to check out their free-to-a-good-home book collection

Belt it out at the Northwood on Karaoke Fridays

COME TO THE STUDENT SHOW ‘N SALE ON APRIL 21st between 10am & 2pm ! ! !

Have YOU got what it takes to be a student here? Yes, that includes Easter Egg Hunts…

April 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

Here are the pics from our very popular first EVER Student Easter Egg Hunt! Let’s hope events like this continue…

Who do you think found the “Golden Egg”? (The “Golden Goose” this year was unavailable due to scheduling conflicts, but perhaps next year she’ll make an appearance…)

Happy Hunting!

GTA high school comes to check out the finer “points” of felting and carving

April 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

Once again, the Haliburton School of The Arts played host to another high school – this one from the GTA.

They pioneered our first soapstone carving workshop with Kim Warne of Soundings Studio, and explored the techniques of felting, both wet and dry.

Have a browse through the gallery to see the abounding creativity these students brought to the table…

For more information on booking a high school workshop, please contact Ashley Kirby at akirby@flemingc.on.ca

To learn about the programs that we offer, please go to www.hsta.ca

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