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Artist of the Month

Dawne Brandel, artist for the month of December

Our final artist feature for this year is a well recognized and award winning, long time member of the Arrowsmith Chapter of the FCA, Dawne Brandel. Dawne paints in a loose, impressionistic style. She says. “I love colour and contrast.” She paints with acrylics, loving the flexibility, and the fact that she can paint in […]

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Past Exhibitions

Coming this month!

You won’t want to miss out on this wonderful fine art show where you can purchase beautiful paintings for that special someone on your Christmas list, or as a birthday, anniversary, or special occasion gift. The show is being held at the luxurious Qualicum Beach Inn from November 15-17. Hope to see you there!

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A GIFT OF ART

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Artist of the Month

Therese Johnston: Artist of the Month for November

Therese describes herself as a semi-abstract painter who has worked in oils, pastels, water colours, collage and now her preferred medium, acrylics. She usually works in series, painting a wide variety of subject matter such as musicians, birds, floral, geishas, houses and landscapes. While living in the lower mainland, Therese became involved with the Federation of […]

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Past Exhibitions

OUR ANNUAL FALL JURIED SHOW

Hey Artists, Here is the information you will need to invite friends and family to our annual fall juried fine arts show. Come and enjoy a time of viewing the amazing diversity of work from our Arrowsmith Chapter of FCA artists. Each year the show gets better, and this year does not disappoint! You are […]

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Artist of the Month

August Artist of the Month: Diane Michelin

Diane is a representational watercolor painter who fell in love with art at the early age of 4 years old. She was amazed to see how just a drawing on a sheet of paper could translate into three dimensional realistic-looking objects, people and landscapes. Diane’s watercolor painting have been internationally recognized for her unique subject […]

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Artist of the Month

July Artist of the Month: Kelly Corbett

Since my recent move to Vancouver Island, I am especially passionate about west coast landscapes, particularly the ocean. I love landscapes because I am an outdoor adventurer and I see some very beautiful scenery on my adventures. I also use birds as my subject because no matter where you go adventuring you always see birds. […]

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DO YOU NEED HELP?

We all learn from one another, but sometimes it’s hard to find a person who has the help we need. This is one of the reasons the Federation of Canadian Artists is a great organization to belong to…they understand artists, and are offering courses and experiences tailored to the creatives that we are! In case […]

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Artist News

Solo Show to check out

Congratulations to Lynne Patrick on her show at the McMillan Art Centre in Parksville! The show, titled UNDERstory: on the edge of the known, runs from June 4th to the 30th, with the opening reception on June 8th, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. In this show, you will enjoy Lynne’s paintings which will include abstract and […]

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JACQUELINE DUNN: Artist for June

Our Artist of the Month for June, Jacqueline Dunn, is a well known painter, not only in Canada, but also internationally! Jacqueline paints in a Modern Impressionist style in oil and acrylic paints. She beautifully captures the forests and streams of Vancouver Island in her paintings. I am “at home” in the forest.  Velvet greens, […]