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First Fridays: Mystical Furry Friends and More by Cori Jaye Elston

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 March 6, 2020
 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Part of First Fridays in the Exchange
Free and open to the public

Welcome to the colourful world of Cori Jaye Elston. Creating vibrant surreal pop-art paintings, Cori Jaye’s goal with her artwork is to share love and light. Her work is produced to provoke imaginative thought, captivating the viewer by often featuring beloved animal friends in unique situations. It is also common for Cori Jaye to paint romantic scenes, expressing feelings of connection and respect. Using acrylic paint she orchestrates spirited works of art utilizing as much colour strength as possible, reflecting her passion to her audience. Cori Jaye translates her paintings into prints and cards making her artwork accessible to all, as her work is for all people.

Cori Jaye Elston is a visual artist, teacher, and mental health advocate from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her artistic practice consists of vibrant surrealist, pop-art paintings that she utilizes to spread positive messages to the community. Cori Jaye has been featured on CBC Radio, Global Television and many podcasts speaking about her career as an artist and the importance of following your dreams. She leverages her background in Marketing, Graphic Design and Digital Media to promote her practice, using social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Patreon as catalysts. In addition, Cori Jaye conducts social media literacy workshops to help share knowledge about the ever-growing online community.

Cori is also leading a discussion on social media and mental health for #MergingMindsets on the fourth floor at 6pm. Click here for more info and to register.

Featured painting: Frolicking in the Fountain, 2018
size: 36 in x 48 in
medium: acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas

 March 6, 2020
 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Venue Phone: 2049272787

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245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3B 0S6

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