Clarence A. Porter PAC, MPAC, PSA | Contemporary pastel paintings

Classes 2017

The Magic of Pastels with Clarence Porter – Aurora Cultural Centre

Saturday, October 21, 2017  |  10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Aurora Cultural Centre  |  22 Church Street, Aurora, Ontario  L4G 1G4

Discover the beauty of working with the brilliant colours of dry pastels with signature artist Clarence Porter (PAC, MPAC, PSA). In this full-day workshop geared to beginners and experienced alike, come and be introduced to the techniques and processes Clarence uses for producing successful pastels. You will learn about sub-straights and the various kinds of pastels used as well as elements of colour theory, composition, layering and design. Students will have fun and leave with a completed piece! Sign up now..

For registration by phone at 905.713.1818 or in person. No online registration available but you can access the registration form at this link. Simple Materials List provided upon registration. Bring a bagged lunch.


Shows/Exhibitions 2017

Stockyards Gallery  |  BIHAMINTO: The Co-Show

Lee Munn & Clarence Porter

September 22 - October 21, 2017

I’m very excited to be having a co-show with fellow Hamilton artist, Lee Munn, at the Stockyards Gallery in Toronto. Artist and gallery owner, Lola Livingston, is an enthusiastic supporter of the arts. Be sure to come by and catch the show.

Opening Reception is RSVP only:

Friday, September 22, 2017  |  7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Stockyards Gallery (located inside Rebarn):

1611 Dupont St., Toronto, Ontario  M6P 3S8

Laura Culic & Clarence Porter  |  Earls Court Gallery

October 5 - November 11, 2017

Alongside the evocative paintings of artist Laura Culic, I’ll be showing my latest pastels, “Walk in Cootes Paradise - The Series”. As always, it’s such a treat to be showing at Earls Court Gallery, a generous and welcoming space. Bob Daniels and Andrea Jackman can answer any questions you might have about art and the refreshments await you. Please join us at the opening reception.

Opening Reception  |  Thursday, October 5  |  7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Earls Court Gallery  |  215 Ottawa St. N, Hamilton, Ontario

Walk in Cootes Paradise X 21x21 
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