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All artist will be at the stated locaitons from 1-5pm during the Doors Open Brandon event. 


Weiming Zhao

Plein air oil painting artist
Saturday, July 15th: 12th Street B&B/Studio/Gallery (307 12th Street) 
Sunday, July 16th: ACC North Campus (1035 1st Street) 

Weiming Zhao is a Brandon Based Artist who has practiced plein air painting for a total of 14 years. He is well known for painting Brandon landmarks on location and has an impressive collection of over 5 thousands paintings created _over the last 14 years. His paintings are in Manitoba Provincial Art collection as well as private collection all across Canada, United States, Russia , England and China. He has had over 17 solo exhibitions across the Province of Manitoba for the last 14 years.


Karol Mabel Contreras Jaramillo

Cello/ Classic Music

Saturday, July 15th: Daly House Museum (122 18th Street) 

Mexican cellist enrolled in the Master Music Performance and Literature Program at Brandon University since September 2016. She concluded her Bachelor studies at the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes with greatest distinction. Throughout her career she has performed in several halls including Casa Teran, Museo Aguascalientes, Lorne Watson Recital Hall, P.W. Enns Centennial Concert Hall and among others.



Kurtis Johnson

Trombone/ Piano/ Mandolin 

Saturday, July 15th: First Christian Reformed Church (1509 Victoria Avenue) 


Michelle Kyle


Saturday, July 15th: Praire Fire House (637 Princess Avenue) 
Sunday, July 16th: Crow's General Store (33 17th Street East) 

Michelle Kyle is currently studying jazz guitar at Brandon University. She plays guitar in a variety of musical settings and styles. Her biggest musical inspriations include Zane Carney, Pat Metheny and John Mayer. 


Paul Madryga

Classical Guitar

Saturday, July 15th: Commonwelth Air Training Plan Museum (Brandon Municiple Airport) 


David Naylor


Sunday, July 16th: Brandon General Museum and Archives


Grayson Ross


Sunday, July 16th: 12th Street B&B/Studio/Garllery  


Ben Lamont

Classical Guitar

Sunday, July 16th: First Christian Reformed Church (1509 Victoria Avenue) 

Ben is a classical guitarist who has been studying at the university for the past 14 years. He plans to attend Brandon University in the fall to study with Paul Madryga while completeing a bachelor of music. He enjoys many musical ourlets and has been invloved extensivly in chours, contempoarty music, etc. 


Jacob Herd

Guitar & Vocals / Country-Blues

Sunday, July 16th: O&O Coffee and Design Studio

As a versatile performer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob is quickly establishing himself as a staple of the Manitoba music scene. After completing a Bachelor's of Music at Brandon University in 2016, Jacob returned to his hometown of Winnipeg, where he has continued to expand his musical resume and skillset. Indulging his recent intereset in the intersection of blues, country and other forms of folk music, Jacob will be performing guitar and singing a collection of traditional and contemporary standards. 



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