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Opportunity: UNITY ART EXHIBITION CALL OUT

Deadline June 15. The Sechelt Arts Festival curated art exhibition invites LGBTQ2+ identified visual artists on the SC to submit expressions of interest to participate in the annual show Oct 8-24, 2021. In times of isolation and strife, artists are relied upon to help make sense of the world around us. The 2021 theme, UNITY, will explore our political, racial and societal divisions. How can we work better together, in unity to address these challenges collaboratively through the queer artist’s lens? Please send contact info, CV, pics of previous work to Anna Nobile at: localartgeek@gmail.com

Opportunity: UNITY art exhibition CALL OUT to artists

Deadline June 15. The Sechelt Arts Festival curated art exhibition invites LGBTQ2+ identified visual artists on the SC to submit expressions of interest to participate in the annual show Oct 8-24, 2021. In times of isolation and strife, artists are relied upon to help make sense of the world around us. The 2021 theme, UNITY, will explore our political, racial and societal divisions. How can we work better together, in unity to address these challenges collaboratively through the queer artist’s lens? Please send contact info, CV, pics of previous work to Anna Nobile at: localartgeek@gmail.com by June 15, 2021.

Opportunity: Call to Artists

Deadline Apr 30. Open call for submissions at Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG). The exhibition submission process for GPAG has been extended with a new deadline of April 30, 2021. Artists working in all mediums are invited to submit proposals for the 2022 calendar year.

Visit gpag.ca/submissions for further information, including GPAG exhibition policy, submission guidelines and form.

Art Exhibition: Three, Two, One – Create

The exhibit, “Three, Two, One – Create” is a play on words, but has a larger meaning for this show. There are three artists (Don Zeghers, Krista Zeghers and Coreen Zerr) using two artistic mediums (photography and fibre art) in one exhibit to depict the creative process. Each of the pieces in “Three, Two, One – Create” involves a collaboration between the artists.

Art Exhibition: Shannon Pawliw | Microscapes (mixed media)

Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG) presents Microscapes by Shannon Pawliw, a mixed-media exhibition opening Thursday, April 08. This timely series of works portrays a colourful, fantastical and imagined world where one can fly, float, or soar through a diminutive landscape filled with microbes, bacteria, viruses, cells, and atoms. At once, playful, scientific, serious and mysterious, the engaging collection of painted works is presented alongside fabric and fibre microbial garlands and microbiome sculptures.

Artist Talk – Three, Two, One – Create

We are hosting a Virtual Artist Talk in lieu of an opening reception for our Opening Show of the 2021 season. Join us on Facebook Live to talk with Coreen Zerr, Krista & Don Zeghers about their show, their process and more ..

Art Exhibition: Shout Out! 2021 Youth Art Exhibition

to April 4th. Gibsons Public Art Gallery presents Shout Out! 2021 Youth Art Exhibition featuring works in all mediums by Sunshine Coast youth ages 2 – 18.  Gallery hours are Thursdays to Mondays, 11am – 4pm. Don’t miss this popular exhibition!

PR – Artique Gallery

A Co-operative Gallery consisting of 30 members with a very wide selection of local original art, fine craft, handmade and art cards for every taste and budget. Safety protocols observed. We run a guest artist program or, if you would like to become a member artist, applications are always welcome. Look for us on Alberni St. just up from Marine Drive. 6820 Alberni St, Powell River, 604.485.4837

Krystyna Glass Studio & Gallery

Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Exclusive and unique art glass created by master glassblower Jan Benda. Vases, plates, perfume bottles, ornaments, oil lamps, candleholders and more.

Black History Month (Virtual) Celebration

The Black History Month Collective will host a celebration online (via Zoom) on Sunday February 21st, from 4pm – 6pm, including a virtual tour of The Fabric of Freedom collection by Denise Brown (exhibition on display at GPAG Feb 1 – 28), plus poetic performances by Adelene da Soul Poet and Queenie. Pre-registration is required, tickets are free, and donations to the Black History Month Collective will be gratefully accepted. To register email info@gpag.ca

PR – WILD IMAGES Studio Gallery

to Dec 31st, 2021. Featuring Evelyn Kirkaldy’s acrylic creations, layered in sensuous intricate texture. Paintings depicting the natural world in oil, mixed media, watercolour, pastel and more; prints; cards and art magnets. Safety protocols observed. Drop-ins welcome when the OPEN SIGN is displayed, or BY APPOINTMENT. 604.413.4059, 6046 Lund St Powell River

Art Exhibition: Friends of the Gallery (FOG) 2021 Group Show

to February 7th. Friends of the Gallery is our annual celebration of the creativity of our membership. This exhibition launches our new season, and features the work of members of the Sunshine Coast Arts Council.

We invite you to spend time with the works, and if you can, purchase one and support a local artist.

Meet the Artists: Sarah Ronald – Territory – at GPAG

Territory artist Sarah Ronald will be in attendance at the gallery, Saturday January 23 from 1pm – 2:30pm to answer questions about the current exhibition. You are welcome to drop by, see the works and say hello! Please note: All Covid-19 safety protocols including occupancy limits (maximum 6 visitors at a time) apply. We look forward to seeing you!

PR – Artique Gallery

A Co-operative Gallery consisting of 30 members with a very wide selection of local original art, fine craft, handmade and art cards for every taste and budget. Safety protocols observed. We run a guest artist program or, if you would like to become a member artist, applications are always welcome. Look for us on Alberni St. just up from Marine Drive.  6820 Alberni St, Powell River, 604.485.4837

PR – WILD IMAGES Studio Gallery – Open Daily

Drop-ins welcome when the OPEN SIGN is displayed, or BY APPOINTMENT. Featuring Evelyn Kirkaldy’s acrylic creations, layered in sensuous intricate texture. A deep sense of the natural world is fundamental to her portrayals of vibrant mountain meadows, lively flower gardens, lush rainforests and charismatic wildlife. Also works in oil, mixed media, watercolour, pastel and more; prints; cards and art magnets. Safety protocols observed. 6046 Lund Street, at the top of the hill in Wildwood. 604 413-4059

Opportunity: Friends of the Gallery (FOG) 2021 Group Show

Artwork Drop-off: Sunday, January 3, 2021 (2-4pm) and Monday January 4, 2021 (10-12pm)

Friends of the Gallery is our annual celebration of the creativity of our membership. This exhibition launches our new season, and features the work of members of the Sunshine Coast Arts Council. Date of exhibition January 8 – February 7, 2021

Any member of the SCAC is welcome to include one work (maximum 24” x 36”), any medium, including three-dimensional and digital work, produced in 2020. If your membership hasn’t

Online Children’s Chair Auction

Dec 4 – 13th.  Chairs will be on display at Gibsons Public Art Gallery. A fundraiser for the SC Grandmothers and Grandothers, part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, stephenlewisfoundation.org.

Bid on your favourite chair at any time of day. Go to the auction website to find images of the 16 chairs, instructions for bidding, and delivery and pick-up options: www.32auctions.com/grandmotherschairauction
For other information, contact Joan Fox foxjoan88@gmail.com
Please refer to www.grandmotherscampaign.org for more information about this great cause or Betty Masson, 604-741-7676

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