The 2018 Great Island Artists-In-Residence

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The Great Island Arts Co-operative is thrilled to announce our 2018 Artists-in-Residence: Celia Marquis is an illustrator and cartoonist from Montreal. Her practice is split between autobiography and diaristic narration through collection of experiences, and the works of fiction fuelled by those observations. Jamie Q is a genderqueer artist who makes paintings, sculptures, drawings, zines, prints, … Continued

Spring–Summer 2017 Newsletter

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Hello Friends! We are having a wonderful season on Great Island. We had a number of exciting applications for the 2017 Spring and Summer Pilot Residency, and we are welcoming twelve artists over a two and a half month period. Our first two artists, Phoebe Todd-Parrish (Toronto/Edmonton) and Graeme Shorten Adams (Montréal), were here for … Continued

Autumn 2016 Newsletter

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Hello friends! We’re very excited to share our first newsletter with you after an eventful summer on Great Island. First and foremost, we formed the non-profit Great Island Arts Co-operative in June. Our founding members and current Board of Directors are Mary Burnet, Susan Hauer, Faith Wiley, Ned Zimmerman, and William Zimmerman. Our goal is to offer funded … Continued