Tuesday, September 22, 2015

ArtNow for October 2015


Konstantinos Meramveliotakis

Claudine Ascher for Galerie de la Ville


Tuesday October 6th, 2015, at 7 pm,


in Westmount Public Library


 ArtNow Westmount




Konstantinos Meramveliotakis


Konstantinos Meramveliotakis was born in Athens, Greece in 1984. He has a BFA degree in painting from the Athens School of Fine Arts and a certificate in education from Univerisité de Montréal. Since the completion of his first artist’s book at the University of Barcelona in 2007, he has been predominantly working in print media. His work has been shown in several exhibitions in Greece and Canada and his prints can be seen at the collections of the BAnQ and L'Institut Canadien de Québec. A member of Atelier Circulaire printmaking studio since 2012, he participated at the 2014 Art Souterrain Festival with the collective print installation “the Corridor”, a variant of which will be exhibited next year at the Presse Papier Gallery in Trois-Rivières. He lives in Montreal since 2009 and works at the Visual Arts Centre as a drawing and painting instructor.


Claudine Ascher

Galerie de la Ville

Claudine Ascher has been a professional artist,educator and curator of Galerie de la Ville for more than 20 years. Her dedication to the visual arts and artists has been instrumental in supporting and mentoring artists from the Montreal area. She has taught in various non-profit centres such the Visual Arts the former Saidye Bronfman Center and Dawson College. She has a Bachelor of Arts, a Diploma in Education from McGill University, a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Art Education from Concordia University

Claudine will be speaking this month about the her experience as a professional curator, highlighting special exhibitions for which artists are invited to create work following specific themes.