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2017-18 Annual GAAC Membership Form

2017-18 Program Registration Form

2017-18 GAAC Program Registration Poster

Adult Painting Classes with Graham Clarke

WEDNESDAYS – September 13 to November 29, 2017, 1-3pm

Painting $130 per 10 week session – Wednesdays 1-3pm September 13 – November 29, Session 2 Jan – Mar, Session 3 Apr – Jun

Graham is a much-cherished founding member of the GAAC, enjoying a career as a respected professional artist spanning fifty years and well-known as a leading pioneer of innovative art education initiatives across Manitoba. His Pre-Cambrian Shield inspired works have for several decades graced the walls of numerous fine art galleries including Mayberry Fine Art and The Winnipeg Art Gallery and have also found their home in many prestigious  private and corporate collections. He has been sharing his gift as teacher since the early beginnings of his art career. His attentive and deeply grounded one-on-one teaching style creates a unique and deeply nourishing learning environment for beginners to advanced to grow, express and mature as artists.

These classes offer an opportunity for students to examine the formal or abstract qualities in nature, discovering underlying rhythms, structures and motifs. Included are studies in tone, colour perspective, the creative use of your own photographs, drawing from the masters and techniques for enhancing concentration and awareness. No experience needed, all are welcome! Contact GAAC for the supply list.

Painting Class Supply List – If you are unable to purchase supplies before the class start the art centre will provide some supplies to get you started.

Large Tubes of Acrylic Paint (primary colours)
• Recommends Heavy Bodied Liquitex
o Ultramarine Blue
o Pthalo Blue
o Cadmium RedPainting 2
o Alizarin Crimson
o Cadmium Yellow Med
o Titanium White
o Viridian
• Bristle or synthetic
• #2, #4, #6, #8
Palette and Palette Knife
Water Container
Canvas – 18”x24” or bigger
Bring your own photos to work with

Graham Clarke will be available in advance of registration to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at the GAAC to arrange for this. 204-886-3192 or

All registrants require $25 Individual or $50 Family GAAC Membership (65+ no charge) valid Sept 2017 – Aug 2018.
GAAC programs may be changed or cancelled based on enrollment.

Register in person on the first day of class or there will be two registration evenings for those interested in registering in advance. The first will be a mass registration with other community groups at the Teulon Rockwood Centennial Centre, Wed, Sept 6th, 5-8pm (to coincide with the Teulon Elementary School Open House) and the second night with be Thurs, Sept 14th, 5-7pm at Green Acres Art Centre.