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Be sure to check out the ARTWORK of many former & present
on THE UNIQUELY MANITOBA WEBSITE:
* Art Dehls – Photography
* Gail Sawatsky – Acrylics / Encaustics
* Gary Shapira – Pen & Ink Whimsical Landscapes
* Helene Girard – Acrylics on Canvas
* Suzanne Mouflier – Pottery / Jewelery
* Tara Craigon – Bliss Studios / Abstract Photography
* Krista Reid – Silver jewelery (Spikey pins)
* Mary Anne Appleby – ‘Winnie The Bear’ Book
* Arleen Kraushar – Jewellery
* Joy Winter-Schmidt – Watercolours / Acrylics / ‘Spikey’s Points’ book
Keepsakes Artists are also at other MB Galleries!
Keepsakes Gallery was located in the HERITAGE Silpit Building from 2006 – 2012, featuring a room with a hand painted vault door! Keepsakes was featured as a part of Winnipeg’s Annual May -Heritage Event – Doors Open, with up to 200 guests daily!
Keepsakes Gallery of Winnipeg Inc. 2006 … is a registered non-profit organization, including a board of Directors with an Annual General Meeting. Keepsakes opened in the Exchange District in 2006. The gallery remained in the Exchange location for six years – until 2012. An average of 75 (up to 90) Manitoba artists were featured in a 1400 square foot area. Art included Glassware, Blown Glass, Pottery, Raku, Stained & Tiffany Glass, Paintings: Oil/Acrylic/Watercolour; Rock & Wood Sculptures, Painted Stones & Rocks, Silk Scarves, Clothing, Calligraphy Art, Mixed Media, Photography, Jewellery, Greeting Cards and much more! Other highlights included monthly Musical Open Houses with a Featured Artist, plus – a hand painted faux marble floor/laquer waxed, by Keepsakes Teacher/Artists – Jennifer Robertson & Colleen Chamberlain plus Joy W-S. The floor was polished faithfully by Norm Winter, Perry Holmes & Joy W-S, for 6 years.
Many Guests attended our Monthly – Feature Artist OPEN HOUSES!
Live music with an in gallery grand piano, and several local musicians/bands, created a hub of entertainment. Coffee and refreshments were enjoyed! Piano players included CBC’s George Stroumpolopus. Film stars included Rob Schneider, Samuel Jackson and Luke Wilson. Since 2012, Keepsakes re-opened in several smaller business locations, indicated on our website. It had also re-opened at The Forks Market main floor, (right beside Tall Prairie Bakery).