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An advanced Shaw HD 630 PVR, including free installation and a three-month free trial. Shaw Direct offers incredible access to over 210 HD channels, endless entertainment options, and future-ready technology, anywhere in Canada. Expires February 30, 2016.

An outstanding selection of autographed children’s books by some of the world’s greatest illustrators: Joe Berger, Alice Melvin, and Annika M. Nelson.  Enjoy storytime with a pair of cuddly handmade patch animals (dog and rabbit), courtesy of fabricawakuwaku.

Acrylic on canvas, 30” x 24”, painted specially for tonight’s ball! Ottawa artist Laura Kaardal uses bright colours and crisp, clean lines to produce engaging street scenes. Her work resides in private collections in Canada and the United States. See the painting displayed in The Snowflake Ball’sMusée des beaux-arts!

Encaustic on panel, 12” x 12”, by Ann Shier, an accomplished Toronto-based artist specializing in encaustic painting. Ann has left her artistic imprint on a wide range of spaces, including private collections in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Photographic print, 16” x 24”, mounted under resin, limited edition (2/10). Bill Hornbostel, a photographer of landscapes, nature, and architecture, based in Port Hope, Ontario, is a member of the Colborne Art Gallery and has exhibited widely. See the piece displayed in The Snowflake Ball’s Musée des beaux-arts!

Encaustic and oil on gallery-depth panel, 12” x 12”, courtesy of Catharine Clarke, an Ottawa area encaustic and mixed media artist, drawn to rich colours and unique textures. Represented by Koyman Galleries in Ottawa, she is a popular artist and workshop teacher.

Acrylic on canvas, 2013, 11” x 14”, by David Tycho, inspired by the colours, forms, and energy of large urban centres. David is a Vancouver artist whose work appears in public and private collections in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia.

Watercolour, 16” x 20”, framed, by Sandhu Singh, an award-winning Victoria artist and a signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Sandhu specifically likes to infuse mood into the paintings to evoke memories, thoughts, and emotions for the viewers. See the watercolour displayed in The Snowflake Ball’s Musée des beaux-arts!

The Michael Aram Mantaray Collection is inspired by the mystical, serene form of the stingray. The shagreen-like surface is hand-sculpted with thousands of tiny beads of wax, cast, then hand-hammered and polished to create a brilliant, faceted texture, perfectly illustrated in this ice bucket and cocktail shaker, both with holster. Direct from New York!

Mixed media on panel, 12” x 12”, by Sarah Martin, a Toronto-based artist whose work has been shown nationally and internationally. Her work is frequently featured on HGTV design shows and used by designers such as Sarah Richardson and Candice Olsen.