Art Zone Gallery (AZG) and DHBC will be hosting a portrait painting event on Monday, March 26, 2018 and Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 11am- 2pm in the front space of the Downtown Halifax office. Potraits will be done by AZG artists, Mohamed Ahmed and KimmerT in pastel, charcoal and/or acrylic paints. The artists will take a sketch and photograph of the participant during a 15 minute pre-selected time slot, and finish portraits at AZG. Participants will receive a consent form to sign when they arrive for their portrait sketch and photograph. A copy of the form can be found here. There is no cost to participating.
To select and register for a 15 minute portrait slot, please click here.
There will be a showcase exhibiting the 'People of Halifax' portrait project on Friday, May 4 2018, 6pm at the Art Zone Gallery, 1709 Barrington Street, 2nd floor. Individuals portrayed will receive a framed 8'' x 10'' copy of their portrait during the exhibit and will also have the opportunity to purchase the orginal 9'' x 12'' portrait after the exhibit.
DHBC will be doing a random draw at the exhibit and will pay for two lucky participant's original portraits.