Sunday, May 27, 2007

Mother’s Day at ArtsPark

I was invited to display some of my photos at the ArtsPark Fair at the Parkdale Market in Hintonburg community of Ottawa on Mothers day, 13 May. It is a one-day festival of art, music, and performance theatre.

As an artist and photographer and since I am not internationally or even regionally known, I always accept opportunities to display and hopefully sell some of my photos.

For this show I was on-site all day and this gave me the chance to observe how people interacted with my photos and which ones they lingered on the longest. There were a few people that took the time to discuss artist merits of the captured elements.

The photographs and painting were displayed inside a large tent and in the photo below shows my small corner.

A friend of mine Pierre Kerr was also displaying his B&W

These outdoor events are really for the kids whether it was taking in outdoor theatre

or a musical band and watching the sliding rhythms of the trombone players

For some they may even find it too loud.

For the older crowd there was a band on stage with an accordion player who supported

the McGillicuddy Sisters

Niels Henriksen

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