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March 2020

Creatives on the Coast Weekly Challenge – Week 2: Paint Your Pet

March 27 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 8:00 am | facbook

Show us your pets! Send us all your videoe+photos, whatever you got. Just get creative. Tag us @thekubestudios and use #creativesonthecoast . We’ll post it on our stories throughout the week! Let’s keep our minds healthy and happy. If you don’t have a pet, then what it would look like. Draw, paint, create! Tag us @thekubestudios

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Artists Go FB Live for Sunshine Coast Food Banks

March 30 - April 30
Free

Artists of all types are invited to share their work with everyone--art work and/or virtual studio tours from artists, musical videos and live performances, dance, theatre -- let's get creative and help out Sunshine Coast Food Banks during this very difficult time. We will host FB Live Shows at 7pm nightly -- send me a message at musicinthelanding@gmail.com to set it up and we will promote it ahead! We have a link on the page to donate to food banks…

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April 2020

ONLINE: Free Art Class for Everyone!

April 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 15, 2020

| An on-line presentation

Self isolating? Home with kids? Emotions running amuck? Join me for this short art project. No art experience necessary and you just need basic supplies !! And please tag me or use the hashtag #shareyourartwithus if you’d like to share what you create on Instagram 🙏 Please share with others if you find this helpful, fun and/or relaxing. I’d love to answer any questions, reach out to me to share your insights or comments too. Watch for continuing updates. The…

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Meet the Artist: Mehran Modarres Sadeghi – PODCAST

April 3 @ 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 15, 2020

| An on-line presentation

You are not able to come into the gallery as we are closed. But you can still listen to a podcast about the exhibition with Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi talking about her art, background and practice. https://soundcloud.com/andr…/mehran-modarres-sadeghi-mixdown

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Art Exhibition: Anna’s Farewell Show

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

| Artworks Gallery & Framing, Sechelt, BC

Join us in wishing a fond Farewell to Anna Green as she leaves the Sunshine Coast. Ann's whimsical Acrylic Paintings Cards & Calendars have brought us joy for many years. Her abundance of images could keep us smiling for many more. Show Opens March 16th and Runs until April 11th. Anna will be in attendance at the Closing Reception - CANCELLED

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Follow Your Bliss watercolor classes – CANCELLED

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

| Home Studio, Sechelt BC
$40

Come paint transparent watercolours with Carol-Anne Almquist in my home studio. Cost is $40 includes supplies, coffee, tea. Small class sizes, maximum 8 students.

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Art Exhibition: PR – Nina Mussellam: Explorations in Fibre – GALLERY CLOSED

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 1, 2020

| Malaspina Exhibition Centre VIU, Powell River
Free

to May 1st. Nina has been working with textiles as an art form since the early 1980’s. She has explored many styles and media in quilts and has worked tirelessly in the community to elevate quilts above hobby status to a respected textile art form. In this series she explores the use of scraps and colour. Our modern textile industries make a profoundly negative impact on our environment with the enormous amounts of pollution created when flushing chemicals and dyes…

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Artist Exhibition: Mehran Modarres Sadeghi – GALLERY CLOSED

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 12, 2020

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, happening 5 times

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

to April 12, 2020 Iranian artist, Mehran Modarres Sadeghi, presents two series of works: Thread and Ma Miaeem va Miravim (We Come and Go). Both series speak to her life in Iran. Come view this important exhibition about Iranian art and culture. Opening Reception: Sunday, March 15, 2-4 Meet the Artist: Sunday, March 22, 2-4

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Art Auction and Reception of hand-painted Children’s Chairs – POSTPONED

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
$15

A fundraiser for Sunshine Coast Grandmothers and Grandothers for the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support African Grandmothers raising their grandchildren orphaned by AIDS. Local artists have painted a variety of childrens sized chairs as works of art (that can be sat upon) to be auctioned by Ed Hill. Also to be auctioned: Framed print by Motoko; SC Experience Pkg ($1000); Seymour Mountain Snow Fun poackages ($1200). Live jazz, wine and appetizers. Chairs will be on exhibition during 'Shout Out!' 2020…

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Introduction to Landscape: Sketch to Finished Work – POSTPONED

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

Instructor Rick Cepella. Rick will share how he has combined decades of time sketching and recording in the field with a studio practice that allows him to create bold, expressive works born of his passion for the natural world and keen study of painting in its many forms. This is an excellent opportunity to share in the wealth of experience and knowledge of an artist/educator who thrives on the enthusiasm of his fellow artists and students. Some painting/drawing experience an…

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Opening Reception: Pour Your Heart Out – GALLERY CLOSED

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Free

Until further notice. The challenge for this collection was for each artist to use an acrylic pour as inspiration to create a textile/fibre art piece, measuring 18 inches by 24 inches. Smaller complementary pieces could also accompany the artist’s main entry. Participating Artists Hennie Aikman June Boyle Brenda Caswell Karen Caswell Margaret Kelly Gayle Lobban Pippa Moore Karrie Phelps Jesse Schut Gail Tellett

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PR – Opening Reception & Talk: Heather Passmore ‘Motherwork’ – GALLERY CLOSED

April 4 @ 2:00 pm | The Art Centre, Powell River
Free

Until further notice. The paintings in my “Motherwork” project utilize traditional casein paint I have created from natural pigments* and raw cow’s milk. Some of the paintings are also created from paint that incorporates expired breast milk that would otherwise be thrown away. In preparation for my project I acquired one gallon of outdated breast milk with which to make my own paint. Show runs to Apr 29th.

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Reading Series: Alicia Elliott – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 7:30 pm | Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

Alicia is a Tuscarora writer living in Brantford, Ontario.  With her essay A Mind Spread Out On The Ground she made her mark as an author, and in 2018 won the ABC Taylor Emerging Writer Award.  In 2019 her first collection of essays, bearing the title of that first essay, appeared and was shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Award for Nonfiction.  A review describes it as: “A bold and profound meditation on trauma, legacy, oppression and racism in…

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Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers – POSPONED

April 6 @ 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

| St John’s United Church, Sechelt

1st Monday each month. Doors at 11:30, library open until 12:25. Different program each month. Meetings end at around 3:00; bring your lunch, and something to knit.

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Master Weaver Course: Level One – POSTPONED

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 13, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$1,100

April 8 - 13. FibreWorks is pleased to be in partnership with Olds College in hosting the Master Weaver & Master Spinner Certificate Programs. The foundation class for the Artisan designation of the Master Weaver Program. It provides the basis for an ongoing exploration into weave structures, colour & design, and focuses on refining skills with materials and equipment.

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School of Music Coffee House – CANCELLED

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 12, 2020

| Pender Harbour School of Music, Madeira Park
$10

until further notice. Presented monthly in our intimate waterfront theare, with professional sound and lights. Coffee, tea, delicious desserts available.

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Drawing with Bruce – CANCELLED

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

Apr 11 & 12. Instructor Bruce Edwards. A hands-on approach to some of the techniques, styles, and mediums of drawing.  We will explore line by way of contour and gesture drawing, use of soft graphite, vine charcoal, blending tools, and fine line markers. Demonstration, step by step drawing, still life and use of black and white photos for reference will also be employed. Join Bruce for this fun and informative workshop.

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Closing Reception: Anna Green – POSTPONED

April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Artworks Gallery & Framing, Sechelt, BC
Free

Join us in wishing a fond Farewell to Anna Green as she leaves the Sunshine Coast. Ann's whimsical Acrylic Paintings Cards & Calendars have brought us joy for many years. Her abundance of images could keep us smiling for many more.

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Master Weaver Course: Level Two – POSTPONED

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 20, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$1,100

April 15 - 20. FibreWorks is pleased to be in partnership with Olds College in hosting the Master Weaver & Master Spinner Certificate Programs. LEVEL TWO: Successful completion of the previous level is required to continue in the program. These studies expand on knowledge and skill gained from working through the coursework and assignments of Level I.

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Indigo Dye + Shibori Techniques – CANCELLED

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$25 – $125

Instructor: Amber Friedman.  We will learn about how Indigo pigment is different from all other natural dyes, the proper way to prepare and use it to dye fabric. You will learn the Japanese art of Shibori, which is a classic way of making patterns by folding, tying, clamping and sewing fabric.  We will also make a standard Indigo vat designed for high production. Materials will be provided, however, feel free to bring one piece of clothing to dye. Bring –…

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Master Spinner Course: Level One

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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April 22-27
| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$200

April 22 - 27. FibreWorks is pleased to be in partnership with Olds College in hosting the Master Weaver & Master Spinner Certificate Programs. The Master Spinner program consists of six progressive levels of classroom and independent study involving skill development, research studies and project assignments in the area of hand spinning of all major types of fibres, yarns and the end use of the spun yarns. At all levels, students are evaluated on the basis of written assignments, practical…

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April Tools Special Show at Harbour Gallery – POSTPONED

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 26, 2020

| Pender Harbour Gallery, Madeira Park

Featured this weekend are the beautiful pastels of Cary Campbell and Liz Summerfield's stunning wool and silk "paintings". Open from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday at 12954 Madeira Park/Gonzales Rd.

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May 2020

PR – Art Exhibition: Giovanni Spezzacatena “Itch Meets Scratch”

May 1 @ 7:00 pm | Malaspina Exhibition Centre VIU, Powell River

Recent textural abstracts in wood, beeswax, copper, rust & pigments. Opening reception TBA

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Watercolour and Ink with Bruce Edwards

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

May 2 & 3. with Bruce Edwards. We will be mixing colour, applying washes, dry brush techniques, etc. to create art together. Valuable information to supplement travel sketching and journals. We will also work from our own mini still life compositions, to realize the basic steps in producing our art.

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