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Speaker Night, January 16: Doug Cockell

Doug Cockell, member of the Fine Arts Guild at AGB will be presenting a talk entitled Pattern Development for Artists in a guild sharing evening.

Doug Cockell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and did graduate work in Literature with Robertson Davies at the University of Toronto. He came to art through his love of the great Twentieth Century illustrators, delighted by their charm and whimsy as well as their skill. Doug has taught Literature, Art, and Media Studies in Oakville and Burlington and was awarded the McLuhan Distinguished Teacher Medal for showing the common visual language shared by illustration, the movies and computers. He has offered courses through: The University of Toronto, Brock  University, The Bay Area Learning Centre and The Burlington Art Centre, and now paints and writes in Burlington and Muskoka.

Earlier Event: December 12
BPG Christmas Potluck, Raku & Silly Auction
Later Event: February 20
Speaker Night with Barb Taylor