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What is Prairie Ripples?

Started in 2007 to create an awareness of hidden local talent,
Prairie Ripples is a dynamic group of individuals who promote the arts by
sharing their skills, techniques and enthusiasm for art.

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The Art Tour, which has been running for 11 years,
is taking a break in 2018.


Mark Your Calendar to engage with Ripples members at these upcoming events:


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hosted by Prairie Ripples & the Portage & District Arts Centre

December 13, 2018
at the Portage & District Arts Centre, 6:30 to 8:00

Come and join Prairie Ripples artists for an evening of collaborative art making.

Remember to bring your finished block from last month to add to the group piece.
The blocks are a continuing project that carries on from month to month.
If you weren't able to make it last time, no problem . . . there are plenty of blocks left.
We are hoping to continue this project in the new year,
and would like to have the evolving work on public display.

Everyone is invited to take a picture with the
beautiful wings made at last month's session.
They are currently in the Galleria of the
William Glesby Centre building . . . .
now's the perfect time to pop in and pose for pic!

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As well this month, we will be working on styrofoam prints.
Create your own unique room image, then put
it together with the other designs to make a house interior.

 Free admission. Just bring a pencil.

 Everyone is welcome to come and participate. 
Artists 12 years old and younger, please bring an adult with you.

 No need to sign up, just come and check it out. PDAC and Prairie Ripples artists look forward to seeing you at this fun evening of creative exploration, sharing and learning.

For more information email Yvette or Heather.


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Friday October 19, 2018, 5 to 9 pm
Saturday October 20, 2018, 10 am to 4 pm

in the William Glesby Centre, Portage la Prairie
(Directions to the Centre are on the Maps page)

Admission is Free to come and check out the
Quality, Original Art and Crafts.

Local artists as well as vendors from outside of Portage
will showcase their wood carving, jewellery, paintings, prints,
barnwood creations, photography, pottery, fibre art . . . . .

List of Vendors confirmed for the 2018 Sale:

Clint Boyd - Walleye Leather
Pat Crandell - quilting
Janet Desjardine - Threads & Beads
Cathy Epp - wheat art, fibre
Brenda Fehr - Purple Rose
Connie Gretsinger - watercolour, mixed media
Sharon Kroeker - Nature's Touch Frames
Olivia Leader - multi media
Alana Mellen - wooden bears
Wanda Mills - Sister InGenuity and Lomar Creations
Gabriele Neuschwander - pottery
John Nielsen - art, photography
Leta Owens - stained glass
Adrien De Rucyk - Prairie Mists Jewellery
Zoe Rempel - Mug RugZ
Rusty Rutherford - wood carving
Helga Schulte-Schroeer - FibreArtistry
Carol Schroeder - Lady Bug Creations
Sandi Storen - watercolours
Murray Watson - Imagine in Wood
Spring Whitbeck - AngelWorks Jewellery


Interested in being a vendor in 2018?
Please click Here for an New Vendor Application form
or Here for a Returning Vendor Application form.
You can either print it out and drop it off at the Portage and District Arts Centre in Portage la Prairie, or fill it in on your computer and email it to us.
Vendor Application deadline: June 15, 2018
Late entries will be put on a waiting list and considered if tables become available.

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The Prairie Ripples Art Tour
took place September 9 and 10 in 2017


Art Tour participants were welcomed into members' studios for
a close up view of their workspaces
and most recent creations.

Free Admission and a friendly relaxing atmosphere,
made it a nice way to spend the weekend.


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Interested in joining our group? Please don't hesitate to contact us for details.
Info and an application form are also available at the bottom of our Members page.

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