December 2022 - January 2023

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Screen Printing with David Gillespie

Thursday, December 8, 2022

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Create brilliant abstract silkscreen printed greeting/Christmas cards with your instructor, David B. Gillespie. Using this simple technique you will complete 10 cards. No drawing is required to produce colourful, surprising and exciting works a former student described as “magic”. No drawing experience is required. A good sense of adventure is all that is needed!

All supplies and card blanks supplied.

Member Cost: $30.00

Non Member: $60.00

Supply fee to be paid directly to the instructor: $10.00

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Christmas Barn Quilt Painting- Not just for Barns anymore

December 8 & 15, 2022

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Artist, Wendy Capp will guide you through the process of creating your very own 16 x 16 wooden seasonal barn quilt. There will be a selection of 2 different Christmas themed patterns for you to choose from.

Member Cost: $50.00

Non-Members: $80.00

Materials fee to be paid directly to Artist: $40.00

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Alcohol Ink with Shree Bellur

Saturday, December 17

2:30 - 5:30 pm


Alcohol ink flows like magic to form eye-catching art pieces. Come fall in love with these enchanting, exuberant colors and how they mix together. The art created will be free flowing on Yupo paper as well as ceramic tile. Use of straw, brush and pure fluid flow on paper. Artists of all levels are invited.

By attending this class, as an artist, and a participant the idea is to find peace while creating art. Get mesmerized by playing with ink and the unpredictable artistic creations it brings out!

Member Cost: $45.00

Non-Members: $75.00

Supply fee paid directly to Instructor: $20.00

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Barn Quilts Not just for Barns Anymore

January 21, 2023

2:30 – 6:30 pm

Artist Wendy Capp will guide you through the process of creating your very own 16 x 16 personal wooden barn quilt. There will be a selection of 3 different patterns to choose from and you will be selecting your own colour pallet.

Member Cost: $50.00

Non-Members: $80.00

Materials fee to be paid directly to Artist: $40.00

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Felt Art with Kelly McLeod

Sunday, January 22, 2023

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Participants will learn the technique of dry felting to create a painting from wool. Participants will begin to understand perspective and colour. Various materials such as locks, yarn and wool can be used to enhance their picture. Participants will learn Kelly’s technique to create three dimensional works.

Level: Beginner

Students are asked to bring scissors, any yarn, ribbon, wool or thread that you may have at home to embellish your painting.

Member price: $45.00

Non-member price: $75.00

Kit fee to be paid directly to the Artist: $20

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Turkish Lamp Workshop

Sunday, January 29, 2023

1:00 – 4:00 pm

For this workshop there will be a choice of 4 different lamps to make. You can choose from a Candle Holder, Table Lamp, Swan Lamp or Moon Lamp. The workshop is taught by real Turkish Artisans. Participants will leave with their own mosaic lamp.

Candle Holder

Member price: $115.00

Non member price: $145.00

Table Lamp

Member price: $135.00

Non-member price: $165.00

Swan Lamp

Member price: $155.00

Non-member price: $185.00

Moon Lamp

Member price: $185.00

Non-member price: $215.00

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Upcoming Events at A Gift of Art

Do you know where your children are going this Winter Break? Join us for a Creative Christmas Camp where your child will continue the festive spirit by enjoying winter themed artistic activities. For children ages 4-12.

Week 1: Tuesday, December 27 – Friday, December 30, 2022. Daily 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Member Cost: $130.00 per week

Non-Member Cost: $145.00 per week

Week 2:  Monday, January 2 – Friday, January 6, 2023. Daily 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Member Cost: $165.00 per week

Non-Member Cost: $180.00 per week

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Shop & Celebrate Local This Holiday Season



A Gift of Christmas Event will be open for the public at Newcastle Hall on Friday, December 16th 6 pm to 9pm

Saturday, December 17, from 10 am to 4:30 pm.

Do your last minute Christmas shopping, and while checking off the list for everyone else, remember to get a little something for yourself!

Shopping at the Gallery this Season - Under $50

Looking for something one of a kind, for that one of a kind person? We have many options available for you at A Gift of Art; Unique, handmade and locally created pieces for everyone on your list.

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Pick up a Gift Certificate for Someone Special! 

A Gift of Art has gift certificates available in $5, $10, $15, $20, $25, $30, $50 and $75 denominations.

You can ask us for a different denomination as well. They can be used towards the cost of a class or to buy something from the gallery!

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