Featured Artist - AIM Dance Studio
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 02:48 PM
November’s Featured Artists are husband and wife duo, Brian and Kelly Sloat of AIM Dance, who specialize in ballroom, Latin, wedding and fitness dance lessons.
Brian and Kelly met on the dance floor and have been sharing their passion with people ever since. Their goal is to teach people to have fun learning to dance, and acquire the skills to dance for a lifetime. Their studio space has been a place of community where dancers can better connect with their partners, family, and friends and get away...
August Featured Artist, Lil Acevdeo
Posted on Monday, August 01, 2022 09:18 AM
August’s Featured Artist is Lil Acevedo, a singer/songwriter for more than 25 years. She performs with the Jazz Latin trio Solstice, the ten piece salsa band K’bola and as a solo artist. She has performed in many different countries, including: Cuba, El Savador, Honduras, Mexico, Costa Rica, USA and Canada. She has recorded two albums and collaborated with several musicians in Canada and abroad. Her shows are a complete showcase of Latin America, from the Indigenous sounds of Mexico, El Savador,...
May Featured Artist, Anne Rowan
Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 10:47 AM
May’s Featured Artist is Anne Rowan, an artist who specializes in capturing nature on canvas through oil and acrylic. She is a mainly self-taught artist, who recently moved to Brantford during the pandemic and was delighted to discover such a vibrant artist community.
Rowan says, “I have always been drawn to the aesthetics in wildlife and nature and discovering my ability to translate the wonder and beauty to canvas is all inspiring.” Art is ever-evolving and to keep up with her trade, Rowan continues...
April Featured Artist, Bill Minnery
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 11:44 AM
April’s Featured Artist is Bill Minnery, a musician from Brantford. Bill’s musical background ranges from early 1940s to Eminem, but he loves playing progressive metal more than anything. His bands frequently play at local establishments, including: Frankie’s Tavern, Two Doors Down, Manny’s Place, and Harmony Square.
Bill has been hooked on playing guitar ever since seeing Marty McFly play his Johnny B. Good guitar solo in Back to the Future and after seeing “the king of guitar”, Eddie van Halen,...
March Featured Artist, Patsy Wicha
Posted on Monday, February 28, 2022 02:15 PM
March’s Featured Artist is Patsy Wicha, a potter from Brantford. Patsy is a retired secondary school teacher who has found her passion for creating functional pots by mixing clay bodies in earthy, natural tones. She has participated in many shows through the Brantford Potters’ Guild and Holmedale Art Crawl and now she teaches pottery classes on Wednesday afternoons through the Potters Guild at Clayworks Studio in West Brant. In addition to exhibiting at shows at Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant,...