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2019 Student Scholarship – Accepting Applications

2019 Student Scholarship – Accepting Applications

The 2019 Burlington Art in Action High School Graduate Fine Arts Scholarship is now accepting applications. The $1000.00 scholarship is to be awarded to the most deserving student and presented at the school’s commencement ceremonies. The student is invited to participate in an exhibit at the Art Gallery of Burlington in the fall, the Burlington […]

2018 Exhibit at Williams Fresh Cafe

2018 Exhibit at Williams Fresh Cafe

To promote the 2018 Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour, Burlington’s Williams Fresh Cafe is hosting a special exhibit throughout the cafe featuring 30 plus pieces of fine art from some of the Art in Action artists. This exhibit started October 2 and runs until December 29, 2018. Make sure to get a hot bevvy […]

2018 High School Graduate Fine Arts Scholarship Winner Announced

2018 High School Graduate Fine Arts Scholarship Winner Announced

Art in Action 2018 – High School Graduate Fine Arts Scholarship Winner In memory of Edward Robin Hoyer Art in Action is please to announce our 2018 Scholarship winner Hannah Doherty from Nelson High School. Presenting the award in honour of Edward Robin Hoyer was Herschell Thompson, Edward’s partner. Next year Hannah will be attending Sheridan’s honours Bachelor of Illustration. This […]

Young Burlington Artist Succeeds

Young Burlington Artist Succeeds

“Art in Action played a large role in getting me into Sheridan and setting me on this path. Next steps: improve my home studio, apply for grants and approach galleries and retailers interested in my work,” explained Jessica. An excited young artist, Jessica Gneth, won the first scholarship for post secondary art education created by […]

Rest in Peace Edward

Rest in Peace Edward

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Edward Robin Hoyer on January 29, 2018. He was a true artistic spirit that saw the beauty in everything and everyone around him. May his heart and love stay within each one of us. He will be missed.   We will miss his enthusiasm and […]

2017 Student Scholarship Winner

2017 Student Scholarship Winner

For the last seven years the Burlington Art in Action Group with the assistance of their sponsors have been able to offer an Arts Scholarship to a graduating Burlington high school student continuing post secondary education in an arts focused program. This year we had 4 talented applicants representing 4 high schools from both Boards […]