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Event Archive - A Night at the Lake with EJ Hughes & Friends: Robert Amos, Pat Martin Bates, David Goately, Kristine Paton, Judy Cadorette

Sat. July 13th 2019 - Sat. July 13th 2019 Read Crewhouse Shawnigan Lake BC (No Minors)
7:00 PM - 10:00 doors at 6:45 PM
Presented by: Shawnigan Lake Museum

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Visual Arts: Cultural / Heritage:
Please join us for this art filled fundraiser for the Shawnigan Lake Museum - A Night at the Lake with E.J. Hughes and Friends This art and appie event will take place in the spectacular Read Crewhouse, Shawnigan Lake School on July 13th from 7-10. E.J. Hughes was not only discovered when he lived in Shawnigan Lake, he also did the bulk of his career work when he lived here. As a result, the Shawnigan Lake Museum has been given several original drawings and we have a gallery dedicated to Hughes within the museum.

At the fundraiser Robert Amos, artist, and author of E.J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island will talk about Hughes and Shawnigan Lake. Patricia Martin Bates, artist, will talk about her friendship with Hughes.

An impressive list of artists will have art pieces for sale (set price) including Shawnigan paintings by Robert Amos; paintings by David Goatley; a carving by Richard Shaw; paintings by Kristine Paton and paintings by Judy Cadorette.
Art sold that night will result in a commission for the museum.

Tickets include one drink and light refreshments and some surprises. $100 each. Tickets are limited.

Check out the attached poster and/or contact us for more details.


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Robert Amos

Robert Amos graduated from York University in Toronto before pursuing a full time career in the arts. He lived in Brampton, Manitoba where he was part of a three person team making a larage relief mural for Brampton City Hall. Amos arrived in Victoria is 1975 where he was Assistant to the Director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Since 1979 ... more info
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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division