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Year: 2021

HOLD FAST 2021 Headlining Artists

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HOLD FAST is proud to present our 2021 headlining artists! Mark your calendars from August 25th-28th for in-person events like workshops, artist talks, pop-up events, and our much-anticipated art crawl! HOLD FAST promises to be a rich festival experience as we enter the 22nd year of NL’s longest-running arts festival. Drew Pardy and Elizabeth Cook … Read More

SMP & EE Artist-Run Art Fair

Artist-Run Art Fair

Click here to register!  Location: The parking lots surrounding Eastern Edge Gallery and St. Michael’s Printshop Entrance: All participants and visitors must enter through the parking lot that is on Clift’s Baird’s Cove Road (which intersects Water St. and Harbour Drive).  Rain Check: Sunday, July 18th, 2021, 12-4 pm SMP and EE are back for… Read More

Call for Submissions: HOLD FAST 2021 Pop-Ups

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Call for Submissions: HOLD FAST 2021 Pop-Ups DEADLINE: Friday, July 2nd  Do you have an art project you would like to present during HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival? A performance to realize? A short film you would like to screen? A studio to welcome visitors? A maker’s event you would like to host? An exhibition… Read More

100 Mini Houses: A Downtown Exploration: Molly Margaret

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“100 Mini Houses; A Downtown Exploration, is an exhibition of 100 miniature portraits showcasing the magic and detail of the houses and buildings in Downtown St. John’s. In 2019 I began to paint mini house portraits as gifts for friends and family. After posting a few online, I received overwhelming support and started to accept… Read More

Molly Margaret’s Micro-process for Mini Homes | Flora May


Molly Margaret’s practice celebrates the environment around her. As a downtown local, it’s no surprise she would turn to the unique appearance and architectural identity of St. John’s as a muse.  Buildings are deemed worthy of protection by municipal, provincial, and federal bodies. Others are culturally noteworthy for their histories with figures such as politicians,… Read More