“Dreams & Nightmares” Gala Photos

Thank you to everyone that came out to the BC “Dreams & Nightmares” fundraiser Gala. The sold-out event was a huge success! 70 works of art by local and national artists were sold.

A very special thank you to our generous Sponsors for supporting Border Crossings’ Gala event.


  • Dreams & Nightmares. (A Husar Painting Manual) Acrylic and thread on the linen lining of a vintage Soviet tablecloth, 10 x 8,” 2018.

  • Border Crossings’ editor, Meeka Walsh and daughter, Sherri Walsh.

  • Meeka Walsh and “Dreams & Nightmares” presenting sponsor, Rob Sobey.

  • Border Crossings’ Senior Contributing Editor, Robert Enright.

  • Alexander Mickelthwate and gala guests.

  • Artist Sarah Anne Johnson with presenting sponsor, Rob Sobey.

  • Kristian Enright and gala guest.

  • Urban Ink Owner, Marcelle Lussier, Artist, Dominique Rey and Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, Lancelot Coar.

  • Artists Sarah Crawley (left) and Suzie Smith (right).

  • Executive Director of Artspace, Eric Plamondon and gala guest.

  • Artist Jeanne Randolph.

  • Icelandic consulate general Þórður Bjarni Guðjónsson, Senator Janis Johnson, and Dr. Harold Bjarnason.

  • Artist Cyrus Smith and Shana Menkis.

  • Robert Enright, Meeka Walsh and Architect Kyle Janzen.

  • Laurie Lam, Producer at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Larry Desrochers, General Director and CEO at Manitoba Opera.

  • Platinum Sponsors Great West Life team.

  • Artist Holger Kalberg and Oliver Botar.

  • Suzanne Pringle, Gallery Associate Lantern Fine Art and Edward Becenko.

  • Bronagh Nazarko, Neil Farber and Maurice Dzama and BC Board member, Tom Janzen.

  • BC Board chair, Todd Scarth.

  • Students of the Brandon School of Music cello studio.

  • Cellist Leanne Zacharias and artist Kevin Ei-Ichi during the Bach Tatami Mash-up.

  • Cellist Leanne Zacharias and artist Kevin Ei-Ichi during the Bach Tatami Mash-up.

  • Our wonderful volunteers Carol Ann Bohrn and Kelsey Todd.

  • Our Gold Sponsors Peter Samson and Liz Wreford of PUBLIC CITY ARCHITECTURE INC.

  • Marlene Stern and Oliver Botar.

  • Runner Graham Wiebe with Simon Hughes’ Glossy Lake, Oil and Roll-a-Tex on panel, 16 x 20,” 2017.

  • DJ Damien Ferland and Alan Nobili (left).

  • Sotirios Kotoulas behind Robert Taite’s never stayed up, Found latex, canvas on poplar, 26 x 20,” 2016.

  • Jens Wrogemann with his new Zachary Logan drawing and Mrs. Weinstein with a Milos Milidrag painting.

  • Anne and Frances Cholakis with their new artworks by Lisa Wood and Dominique Rey.

  • Chris Debicki and Carol Ann Bohrn.

  • Our Gold Sponsor Duxton Windows, Al Dueck holding his new Cliff Eyland, Red River Cart, 2014.

  • Ben Janzen with his new Craig Love painting, Studying Red Rabbit, 2018.

  • Some famished gala guests.

“Dreams & Nightmares” Sat. March 17, Hotel Fort Garry.

All photographs courtesy Leif Norman.

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