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Congratulations Diane!

One of our Arrowsmith artists, Diane Michelin, has received the Bronze Medal Award from the Mondial Art Academy, which is based in France. Diane received the medal for her watercolour painting, MORNING RISE which she submitted in January, 2018. Diane has been a member of the Academy since 2017. Congratulations, Diane! We are so happy […]

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Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month: Birgit Coath

  Birgit’s work is a manifestation of her personal journey. “Ever since I realized that my experience of my world was a choice of how I interpreted my environment, I fought to see things in a unique and evaluative way. I questioned accepted logic and learned to create my own reality in the face of […]

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Past Exhibitions

NFCA Fine Arts Show Invitation

Active members of Arrowsmith FCA are invited to be a part of the annual Nanaimo Fine Arts Show in November, 2019. This art show is eagerly anticipated by artists from all over Vancouver Island, as it features amazing artistic pieces in a prime setting, with impressive attendance from the public. The show will run from […]

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Past Exhibitions

Arrowsmith’s Spring Juried Exhibition

We hope that you will come out to the 2019 Arrowsmith Spring Juried Exhibition which begins on April 3rd! The Opening Reception, when awards are announced and presented, will take place on Saturday April 6th at 2:00 p.m. This is always a time of excitement and anticipation to see which paintings and artists are being […]

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workshops

Demo Artist at March meeting – don’t miss this!

A wonderful artist, Madeline Wood, is coming to our March meeting to demo her techniques and approach to painting! You won’t want to miss this…she creates amazing paintings. To give you a taste of what’s in store for us, here is a bit about Madeline along with photos of some of her work. You can […]

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Artist News

An Invitation has been extended…

Being an Arrowsmith FCA artist can bring about wonderful and surprising connections! One such connection is an invitation which has been extended to all members of our chapter to participate in the Solstice Arts Festival and Days with the Arts in the Rollin Art Centre, Port Alberni. This is an opportunity for artists who may […]

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history

SMALL TOWN WITH A BIG IDEA

The little town of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan has come up with a great idea to save a part of the Convent of Jesus and Mary, a National Historic Site and heritage landmark, and our very own artist, Lucy Wallace, has a special part in it! After the nuns left Gravelbourg’s Convent of Jesus and Mary, it […]

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Artist of the Month

FEBRUARY ARTIST, CATHY STEWART

Cathy Stewart loves to work with oil paint! The malleability and the richness of, and wide variation of colors achieved with oils enables her to create the beautiful, richly colored paintings she is known for.  Although Cathy has worked with other mediums, it is oil painting which releases her creative flow. “When I was working […]

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Congratulations to Kelly Corbett!

We want to congratulate one of our artists, Kelly Corbett, on the news that she has been accepted into the JD Stevenson Gallery in Chemainus, B.C. You will be able to view the following two paintings there as of February 1st: In addition to showing her work in a gallery, Kelly is also scheduled for an […]

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Artist of the Month

ARTIST FOR JANUARY: LAURA HILTS

When asked what her art style is, Laura told us that others might describe her work as painterly or loose, but for her, the word “expressive” comes to mind. “I seem to start each new painting imagining what it might look like. When I have an idea that interests me, I begin to think about the […]