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  • Art Auction Works

    35. Ayaz Kamani
    Fallen Poppies, Fallen Fortunes
    five 8” x 11” framed works
    Photocopies of found objects
    retail price: $60 *Donation: 100%

    36. S.J. Coates
    Gotta Get Away
    11” x 14”
    Oil on canvas
    retail price: $125 *Donation 100%

    37. Marija Linjacki
    Tilly & Lilly
    6” x 6” x 2”
    Encaustic collage
    retail price: $250

    38. Klaudio Shita
    Kingston City Hall as seen through the S&R Carriageway
    7”x 10.5”
    Stone lithograpy and monotyping
    retail price: $150 *Donation: 100%

    39. Lisa Visser
    Love Will Tear Us Apart

  • Art Auction Works

    1. Alana Kapell
    25” x 25” x 15”
    retail: $600

    2. Verna Vowles
    The Blue Egg
    30” x 22”
    liquid acrylic
    retail price: $900

    3. Bill Weedmark
    Stop on red
    31” x 26”
    framed quad grey carbon pigment inkjet
    retail price: $500

    4. Rebecca Soudant
    Rhetoric on fabric
    74” x 20” x 2
    photo and encaustic
    retail price: $300 *Donation: 100%

    5. Jeremy Mulder
    Princess Towers #1
    acrylic on canvas
    retail price: $475

    6. Jeremy Mulder
    Princess Towers #2
    acrylic on canvas

  • Art Auction Artist Bios

    R.C. Aitken has always lived in Kingston, Ontario. He enjoys working in different mediums, including photography, oil, watercolour and acrylic painting, as well as working in wood and in clay. Aitken has taken several workshops, seminars and classes in different mediums and has taught basic photography courses at different locations within the city. The artist enjoys all four seasons for doing artwork and has an interest in different subject matters. Aitken has traveled extensively throughout Canada, the United States and Great Britian.

  • Bausch Ball raffle results

    Raffle Winner Announced

    Thanks to all those who helped with the raffle and the Bausch Ball and to those of you who showed your support by purchasing tickets and attending the Bausch Ball.

    Congratulations to the raffle winner Ms. Rita Valentino from Toronto. We know that you will enjoy the show.

  • Art Auction call for submissions

    Modern Fuel's 2007 Art Auction Committee invites you to donate your high-quality artwork to the 2007 Auction. All proceeds go directly to Modern Fuel's operating costs ensuring the continued presentation, interpretation, and production of contemporary art in downtown Kingston.

  • Nan Yeomans Award Recipient Announced


    Oct. 1, 2007


    This year the first-ever Nan Yeomans Grant for Artistic Development attracted many qualified, talented, and deserving artists from around the Kingston region. The Community Foundation of Greater Kingston and the Nan’s Legacy project are proud to announce that Lisa Visser is this year’s grant recipient.

  • Creative Placemaking Workshop

    Register Now for the Creative Placemaking Workshop!
    October 25-26, 2007

    Second in this series of Culture-Led Regeneration workshops is Artscape’s upcoming Creative Placemaking Workshop that investigates strategies to connect and leverage the creative and cultural resources of communities in generating quality of place. During this two-day workshop, learn from international practitioners on how to nurture and sustain the conditions for creative ecologies to thrive in downtowns, cultural districts, neighbourhoods and mainstreets.

  • Jessica MacCormack Artel Residency Video

    Jessica MacCormack was Modern Fuel's Artel-sponsored resident artist in August 2007. An artist working in performance, installation and video, Jessica MacCormack resided at the Artel and worked collaboratively with the Kingston community for a concurrent exhibition in the Artel Gallery.

  • Modern Fuel chosen for OAC Exhibition Assistance Recommendations

    In 2007-2008, Modern Fuel has been invited once again to be a recommending organization for the Ontario Arts Council's Exhibition Assistance program!

    For more information please visit the Funding Opportunities
    section of our website.

  • Online Archive Up and Running

    Thanks to the Nan Yeomans Resource Library initiative and to Modern Fuel's hard working summer intern Kari Cwynar, Modern Fuel's website now contains a list of our 30 year exhibition and performance history. This information can be found in the Past Programming Archive Section of this website.

    If you would like to make any corrections to the online archive, please send an email to with the words [Archive] in the subject heading.