North Perth Arts
& Culture Council
Listowel, Ontario
"To increase the awareness, appreciation and support of arts and culture in the community of North Perth"




 North Perth Arts Council

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Its Back ....  Art2D    the Art squared Contest.

Stretch your creativity to ONE square foot. (12 inches by 12 inches)

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April  Artist Display

Spring is in the air; enjoy a refreshing walk that takes you to see the latest display of art at the North Perth Public Library Listowel branch, featuring Mahdumita Jaipuria. The fine detail and skilled draftsmanship adds to her intriguing display of artworks in various genres. A must see for April.




The winners of the Sport of Art juried art show have been announced. 1st prize, Luke Erb for "Money Changer" . 2nd prize, Nicole Howard for Hey Diddle, Diddle. 3rd prize Gary Moon for "The Puck Drops Here" ad Honorable Mention to Osvaldo Huber for "Pok-A-Tok: The Mayan Sport". Congratulations artists.




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The North Perth Public Library, Listowel Branch in partnership with the North Perth Arts and Culture Council, features the works of a visual artist in the library lobby showcases, during regular opening hours.

North Perth artists will be displaying paintings in all media, photography, drawing, sculpture, mixed media and fabric art.

Take time to view each of the monthly displays. Learn more about the local artistic community, and see examples of their work ... many are for sale. Contact the artist directly to make a purchase, or commission an artwork.


Month:                Artist: 


April                            Madhumita Sutar Jaipuria

 Art2D  Art Squared Community Art Competition

June                           Maitland Valley Camera Club Group Show

July                             Julie Hamilton

August                        Kara Cressman

September                 NPACC Member Artist Showcase

October                      Dalene de Bruyn

November                  CHUCK the rules ... ART outside the box.

December                  9th Annual Photography Contest Display




February                    Amelia Hartung

March                        Laura Tesca

April                           Heather MacEwen


June                          MVCC Camera Club  Group Showcase



September               NPACC  Group Member Show



December                Annual Photography Contest




More information and contact links are available on the NPACC web site in the Talent Directory section.       North Perth Public Library


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Call For Artists: expanded art display

The Artist of the Month program at the library is building with lots of good response from the public. They like it and so do we.The North Perth Library is also pleased with the success of the ongoing monthly displays. The program is being extended and so we are asking for artists in North Perth and surroundings to commit to having their work on display.

We are now booking Jan  2019 to Dec  2019.

Contact to reserve your month.


North Perth Arts Council supports Community of Character North Perth



The North Perth Arts and Culture Council is a participating member of
Community of Character North Perth.

For more information about
Community of Character North Perth
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North Perth Chamber of Commerce

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the business of arts, culture and heritage
in North Perth: Listowel, Wallace, Elma

North Perth Arts Council is a Community Organization member

North Perth Chamber of Commerce



North Perth Arts & Culture Council part of Perth Arts Connect



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arts, culture and heritage
in Perth County, Stratford and St. Mary's

Perth Arts Connect

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ARTS Enrichment


NPACC members offer many
opportunities to learn basic skills
or advance your talents in visual arts
or music.


Professional Drawing classes (Pencil shading, water colour, acrylic, analytical drawing and portrait) -in Listowel.  Evening and weekend instruction available. Students ages 4 and up. Materials supplied. Bring a photo of subject you’d like to draw. If you have any questions, or to register  please contact Madhumita Jaipuria  519 418 4551.


Do you want to learn more about coloured oil pencil art? NPACC member Sally Coxon is offering lessons for all interest levels in drawing, mixed media and her specialty, coloured pencil. From basic drawing and colouring techniques to more advanced challenges in composition. For more information contact Sally at 226-767-8245


Would you like to learn Musicianship for Adults, including note reading, ear training, sight singing, and basic theory? NPACC member Michelle Kyle is looking to organize a group or class in North Perth to expand their music knowledge. Michelle is also interested in forming a chamber ensemble in the area. Does this strike a chord with you? Check out her qualifications at For more details you can contact her at 


Are you interested in developing your interest and talents in watercolour, drawing, acrylic, mixed media small cards, fabric dying or sewing? Morning and afternoon classes are offered by NPACC member Donna Hirtle. For more information about her classes, contact Donna at 519 638 0888.


Are you looking for other opportunities not currently listed here. Send your interest to



Established Artists

This category is for established artists and includes artists with an extensive body of work and with a history of national and international exhibitions and/or those who have achieved a wide degree of recognition. You must have at least 15 years of professional practice in order to apply to this category.

Mid-Career Artists

This category is for artists in mid-career and includes artists past the early stages of their professional career who have produced a reasonable body of work and may have a fair degree of public exposure. You must have at least 8 years of professional practice to apply to this category.

       Emerging Artists

      This category is for emerging artists and is reserved for artists in the early years of their professional career who may have a small exhibition record. You must have at least 3 years of professional practice to apply to this category.

Hobby / Amateur Artists

This category is for those who pursue any number of genres of artistic expression for personal interest and gratification.  Attending and participating in arts instruction classes, workshops and community shows is an important component in their artistic portfolio.

Student Artists

This category is for students enrolled in secondary school art courses, or post secondary students enrolled in an art program at the college or university level. 

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