Naesgaards Farm and Market Supports Art Rave Society

Thanks goes to Naesgaards Farm and Market for their generous support of Art Rave Society. Matching grants from ArtsVest doubles their contribution. Drop by their market at River Road and Mary Street, Port Alberni, to enjoy the beautiful display and sale of decorated Christmas trees and ornaments.  And a walk through:

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Rave on the Arts – from SHAW TV

Cynthia Bonesky

Todd Robinson

Gordon Dick

Deb Philipp

Allison Tremain

Chris Doman

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Salmon Luminary Spectacular

The Salmon Luminary, by
Colleen Clancy
Tamas Zalatnai
Ann Marshall
Ann McIvor
Barry Bruyere
Karl Kjorven
Beate Granneman
Laurie
Jillian Mayne
Engineering: Guy Ciccone

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Heating up for the summer

Things are heating up for the summer.
Our next Salmon luminary workshop is at Char’s Landing this Sunday, June 18th at 6PM.

Organizers are looking for artisans to be part of sale in Spirit Square at Harbour Quay during the 150/50 celebrations on July 1st.

Always looking for volunteers, on July 1st to assist with our art activities tent. Also on Saturday, June 17th at Rollin from 11-4 to assist with our art activities tent, set up and clean up.

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Salmon Luminary Making Progress, but

Your help is still needed on Wednesday 14th – 5:30pm and Sunday June 18 6pm to 11 (closing) – Drop In

Progress as of June 9th…

And as of May…

Nothing like a deadline…
Join us for finishing up Le Poisson, the 12′ salmon
Char’s Landing.

Wednesday 14th – 5:30pm
Sunday June 18 11-closing – Drop In

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Annual General Meeting December 8th, 7pm at 3876 Keeha Drive

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New Art Centre-gallery & artist collective

Art Matters Collective Gallery

Art Matters Collective Gallery

Well Gwynne and friends did it!
Art Matters Society opened the art centre — gallery & artist collective — August 1, at 5417 Argyle Street.  They have a gallery, store, workshop area and a small stage for performance art. They also have a 540 sq foot back space that overlooks the harbour and will be used for gatherings and good weather workshops. They have an event coming up that they would really like to promote: Summer Feast-6:30-9:30 PM Sat August 27th at the centre. $6 for non members and $5 for members of the Art Matters Society collective. Food and a chance to meet the collective and see this exciting new space. Artists on the gallery wall right now inlcude Jillian Mayne, Ann McIvor, Robert Gunn, Kristen Hunt, Rachel Rose, Jen Fisher-Bradley, Joan New and Tehani Burnett.

As well, they have workshops starting in September. Saturday drop in art classes for kids Sept 10, 17 and 24th, 11 AM-12:30 PM.September 10th we are also having a garage sale  of unique and artistic stuff. 8 AM-noon. On September 17th they are performing The Curse of the Pharaoh’s Tomb at 7 PM -$5 for non members, $4 for members.

Other workshops that start in September: writing classes for adults, colour your own tarot, tole painting, button art and painting classes. To become a member and show your art at the centre and to receive discounts for all events and workshops you can take out a $25 membership. Community support members pay $20 and receive discounts.

250-723-7883 for info or call the art centre at 778-421-1220

gwynne1@telus.net

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Shayne Lloyd paints historic Capital Theatre mural

 

DSCF0019 DSCF0018 Shane Lloyd paints historic Capital Theatre mural

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Misha and her band Babylon Springfield played at Solstice Festival

Misha and her band Babylon Springfield played at Solstice Festival

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People’s Choice Awards

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Solstice People’s Choice, She Dreams of Fishes 2, in mixed media, by Jillian Mayne

The Solstice Group Show at Rollin Gallery closed on Friday. It was an interesting and diverse exhibit. Thanks to all the artists who participated and to Chris Doman and Robert Gunn who facilitated. Votes for the People’s Choice Awards have been tallied and Art Rave is happy to announce the prize winners:
First Prize – Jillian Mayne.
Second Prize was shared by two artists – Potter, Espeth Watson and acrylic painter, Paul Jorgensen.

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