Art Opening: Jay Dart, Drawist | with live music by Bedford Bells

An evening to celebrate the newest art show on our walls, and meet the artist! All are welcome.

Jay Dart is a Canadian drawist, author and designer whose practice includes bookworks, animated videos and mixed media installations. Dart’s work has been shown in galleries and art fairs including exhibitions in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and Regina; as well as internationally in Paris, New York, and Amsterdam. He is the recipient of multiple grants and honors including from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and a National Magazine Award for editorial illustration. His work has been featured on CBC Radio and TV including a profile on The Exhibitionists.

Dart is a graduate of the University of Guelph’s Fine Art programme. Currently, he lives and draws with his family in Brooklin, and he teaches Drawing and Children’s Illustration at Durham College and Seneca Polytechnic.