Details for "The Value of Art in Difficult Times"
WINDOWS OPEN 2022.
Why We Need Arts in Times of Crises.
With Ernestine Tahedl
Doors open at 6:30 and talk begins at 7:00PM
Thursday September 29th
Markham Public Library
6031 Hwy 7
Ernestine Tahedl will present her thoughts on why art and creativity is important during times of war and crises as well address her own experience as an artist in the time of Covid. Some visuals will complement the talk. She will also make some comments on her thoughts as a juror of the Markham Group of Artists’ online show WINDOWS OPEN 2022.
Ernestine Tahedl was born in Austria and received a Master's Degree from the Vienna University of Applied Arts. She immigrated to Edmonton Alberta in 1963. Participating in group and traveling shows, she also won acclaim with solo exhibitions in Austria, France, Japan, the USA and this country. She was elected a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. She was the recipient of the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals and was awarded the Golden Decoration of Honour for services to the Republic of Austria in 2016. Nine mosaic panels commissioned 1965 are now part of the new Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton Alberta. Her studio is in King City, Ontario.