Art Improvisation Weekend Workshop with BAM

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Friday, March 8, 2013
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Contact Name: 
Rae Braden
Yellowknife, NT

Friday, March 8: 1:00-4:00pm or 6:30-8:30pm (Choose the time that
works for you (or both!). Both sessions will cover the same content).
Saturday, March 9: 10:00am-4:00pm (lunch included)
Sunday, March 10: 12:00-1:30 (optional fun performance at Snowcastle)

Workshop Leaders: Holly Carr (Nova Scotia), Terry Pamplin (Yellowknife)


A great workshop for anyone who wants to create art in a fun, relaxed, spontaneous environment. All experience levels welcome.

• a number of hands-on artistic exercises will make you more confident with basic artistic principles

• learn to visually respond to what is going on around you

• learn to improvise with colour and other mediums

• specific examples and exercises in performance painting will also be discussed

• try creating art in a 'live' environment at the Snowking's Castle on Sunday, March 10th

Workshop Fee:
$40 BAM Members
$50 Non-Members

Limit: 15 people


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Holly Carr (Nova Scotia)
Holly has gained national acclaim for her unique style of silk painting. She has participated in numerous group and solo shows and
has designed for theatre productions and public instillations. In recent years Holly has branched out in to performance art, where she
paints large works live on stage. Working with numerous musicians and performers including a cross Canada tour with Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Café, as well as performances with world renowned violinist Min Lee in Singapore and the National Art Center Orchestra in Ottawa. Holly recently had successful performances with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and her own show with Symphony Nova Scotia in February 2010. Holly graduated from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design with a BFA and BA.Ed, along with her 20 plus years owning and running her multifaceted career she has developed a solid base from which to conduct her creativity workshops and speaking engagements. During Holly’s sessions she uses art games that she has created along with her live painting performance to facilitate a fun learning experience.
Watch a video of Holly doing live Performance Painting.



Terry Pamplin (Yellowknife)
Terry loves to paint, which often leads him into other media as he sculpts, assembles and does whatever is required to put his ideas
into form. Terry has lived in Yellowknife for 30 years and has never been happier – doing art, sharing art and loving art. Terry a graduate of the Museum of Fine Arts Graduate, he has organized life drawing classes for years, is a founding member of the Borderless Art Movement!, past president of Aurora Arts Society, and has performed with BAM! numerous times in Peter and The Wolf, War: What is the
Cost?, Sedna and the adventures of Sled dog at Folk on the Rocks and the Snowking's Castle.


Facebook: Borderless Art Movement (BAM!)

This workshop series is made possible by the generous support of the GNWT, the Capitol Suites, and First Air

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