CBC Metro Morning: 12-year-old origami artist advocates for Great Lakes with new Science Centre exhibit

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Daniel Ranger, 12, wants to make Great Lakes ‘swimmable, drinkable, fishable’ By Andrea Janus, CBC News Posted: Oct 12, 2017 8:13 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 12, 2017 7:53 PM ET   Toronto LIVETorontoMore Streams Here and Now Listen Live Home Opinion World Canada Politics Business Health Entertainment Technology & Science Video Canada Toronto 12-year-old origami artist advocates for Great Lakes with new Science …

GAGL’s Daniel Ranger, 12 years old, artist and already a permanent exhibition

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The young Daniel Ranger and some of his creations Photo: Radio-Canada / Jean-François Poudrier A 12-year-old artist already has two exhibitions under his belt, including a permanent that has just opened at the Ontario Science Center in Toronto. Daniel Ranger has been practicing the Japanese art of origami for many years and has created dozens of fish, turtles and paper swans …

Snapd Hamilton – Great Art for Great Lakes Unveiling

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Great Art for Great Lakes Lake Ontario Portrait Celebrates Custom Community Art Project is an initiative presented by Great Art for Great Lakes and is now on display at Central Library. The sculpture, Lake Ontario Portrait, was created by Hamilton artist, Nicole Clouston. Clouston used samples of mud collected along Lake Ontario’s shoreline. As the mud is exposed to light, …

Threading Water Quilt Kicks Off Culture Days, Country 105

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Culture Days is here, and to get it underway a quilt focusing on the Great Lakes has been unveiled on the wall at Mariner’s Hall. Called Threading Water-Great Art for Great Lakes, it was made in part by Betty Carpick, who wants people to think of how to preserve the Great Lakes. She jokes part of the reason she made …

Culture Days awaken city’s diversity

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  Artist Betty Carpick unveils a quilit on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 in conjunction with the start of Culture Days (Leith Dunick, tbnewswath.com) THUNDER BAY – The city is throwing its arms open this weekend to embrace the diverse backgrounds of the people who live here. Culture Days, billed as the country’s largest celebration of culture, will feature more than …

Great Art for Great Lakes in the Walleye

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By Pat Forrest Local multi-disciplinary artist, arts educator, and environmentalist Betty Carpick will soon be inviting people to tell stories about their relationships to water in a series of free workshops in Thunder Bay. During five public sessions, people of all ages and abilities can use embroidery and pigments with a water-inspired palette to present images and words that reflect …