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How Did You Get Started doing Arts & Crafts?

By Penny Knapp / July 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

My love for art & craft started very young however, it wasn’t because anyone in my immediate family was either of those! My grandmother was a gardener, a quilter and she did some sewing. Only 1 of her six children (and not my mother) did anything crafty. My Auntie Irene was an AMAZING seamstress whipping […]

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We Are Canadian – We sell Canadian You Buy Canadian

By Penny Knapp / July 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

As a nation we are confronted with issues we never thought we would be facing. It’s like the clock has been turned back several decades and we as a people have made no progress. Rights of humans and species that we share the planet with, are in jeopardy because of the greedy and the war […]

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An Interview With Jan Fitch

By Penny Knapp / June 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

CCA&C: How old were you when you began creating artwork? At what age did you decide to become an artist/crafter? Was it obvious from childhood or did it evolve over time? Were you formally trained or self taught? Either way tell us a little about your journey. What were your biggest hurdles? JF: I have […]

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A little more about Franc van Oort…

By Penny Knapp / May 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Art After Dark event was held this past Friday May 25 from 7-10 pm…Our featured artist Franc, and his lovely wife came out to join us at the event. The event was a success on many levels but it was especially great to have Franc there explaining to many admirers of his work (old […]

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An Interview with Franc Van Oort

By Penny Knapp / April 16, 2018 / 2 Comments

CCA&C: How old were you when you began creating artwork? At what age did you decide to become an artist/crafter? Was it obvious from childhood or did it evolve over time? Franc: I started as soon as I could hold a pencil! always loved to draw, and was stimulated and encouraged by my older siblings, […]

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An Interview With Marissa Sweet

By Penny Knapp / April 4, 2018 / 1 Comment

CA&C: How old were you when you began creating artwork? At what age did you decide to become an artist/crafter? Was it obvious from childhood or did it evolve over time? Marissa: I started painting at a very young age. Probably by 3 years old, I was already drawing and enjoying the first crayon in […]

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