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On behalf of all the member artists, please join me in congratulating ALFEW coordinator and founder Louise Peacock, who is being awarded "Special Recognition" by Heritage Mississauga!

Here is the announcement:

Each year Heritage Mississauga Foundation gives recognition awards
to honour those in the community who have made significant contributions
to the preservation and conservation of heritage in Mississauga.

The Board of Directors is pleased to inform you, that they have
chosen you to receive a "Special Recognition" Award.

The Awards ceremony will be held Thursday February 23rd at the Maja
Prentice Theatre, Burnhamthorpe Library, 3650 Dixie Road, commencing
at 7:00pm. Opening reception will begin at 6:00pm.

Tickets are $25.00 and can be obtained from:

Heritage Mississauga,
1921 Dundas Street West
Mississauga ON L5L 2N2
(905) 828-8411

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For hat-themed #portraittuesday curated by +Laura Balc.

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Update: Aggregation 7

The next show at The Grange is Aggregation 7, and it runs from December 4, 2011 until February 28, 2012.

The following artists are participating:

Nisreen Askar - oil and mixed media
John Carvalho - Photography
A. Caylakyan - Photography
John Doherty - Acrylic
David Hook - Photography
Julie LoTauro - Oils
Louise Peacock - Acrylic
Bruce Walker - Photography
Diane Zaremba - Watercolour

The opening is Sunday, December 4, 2011 (time TBA)

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#SilhouettesOnThursday curated by +Siddharth Pandit

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Are you a student ? Are you a photographer ? Then this is for you!

Google is launching the Google Photography Prize.

Seriously, how fantastic would it be to have your art exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery?

Share this with the passionate students around you, eager to show their work to the world!

I'm also deeply honored to be showcased on Google Blog! Thank you so much +Brian Rose and all the Google+ Photos Team!

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ALFEW Artist: Nisreen Askar

+Nisreen Art is an experienced multi-media artist who studied fine arts at Sheridan College and has taught art in the Middle East. Nisreen resides in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Artist Profile: John Carvalho

John is a freelance photographer who grew up always around cameras. It has become his passion.

John has done a lot of work for the City of Mississauga. He has provided photos for a Tourism Brochure to discover Mississauga; photos for a builder on Mississauga Road for display and photos used by Mississauga News.

For the last two years John as been the official photographer for the Port Credit Terry Fox Run, which is so close to his heart.

More recently, John's work was displayed at Visual Arts Mississauga Centre at Riverwood during December.

John has also done work for Toronto, he was invited by a Toronto School to be the official photographer for Toronto's Torch Relay where 27 children were selected from 4 schools in Toronto to be flag bearers.

John has also done photography for special occasions like weddings, baptism and family portraits. To see this work plus much more please visit

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Current show: Aggregation 6 is at The Grange in Mississauga. Runs until November 29 and will be followed by a winter themed show. Details to follow.
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