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Wine cork artist, Conrad Engelhardt, is one of 95 finalists in The Threadneedle Prize for painting & sculpture. The Prize provides experienced and emerging artists with the opportunity to showcase their work… and at £30,000, it is one of the largest art prizes in the UK. Engelhardt’s submission is a diptych portrait of Nobel laureate...
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The neo-impressionists may have used paint, but Conrad Engelhardt prefers wine corks as his medium. His recent works in The Other Art Fair — billed as London’s leading artist-led fair — included pieces such as his 50th year tribute to Marilyn Monroe. Conrad’s colour palette is comprised exclusively of the natural colours imparted to the...
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While munching a slice of pizza on the Drive last week, my friend said, “Hey, Put a Cork In It is in the Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver list. Check it out!” If you take a look at page 43 or scroll about half way down on their Contributors Picks page you’ll see “Best use...
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We’re participating in the Fairmont Waterfront’s Wellness Fair on Tuesday, October 26, noon till 4:00 PM. This annual event in the Waterfront Ballroom promotes environmental initiatives in the hotel and community. Drop in and learn about some very cool things like the 6 bee hives on the hotel’s roof deck that help pollinate their herb...
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Interior Design Show West features a design competition sponsored by GE Monogram. Seven designers will be supplied with corks and are challenged to make design forward products from this prefabricated material. Finished products will be on display at IDSwest for all to see what these creative designers can come up with. Visit IDSwest for details.
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