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Featured Artist: LUCY WALLACE

August’s Artist of the Month is Lucy Wallace. You will get a wonderful sense of who this talented artist is as she shares her passion and insights in the interview questions below!   Tell us about your art style…the medium(s) you use, the type of art you create and why you choose the subject matter you […]

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THE JOURNEY CONTINUES…

The Arrowsmith Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists has always been an active chapter – and never more so than in the beginning! By the end of 1995, after being officially declared a chapter of the FCA in September, Disa Marie Hale and her merry band of Creatives were hard at work lining up […]

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En Plein Air Workshop

This is the week to sign up for the annual 2 day En Plein Air Workshop at the Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach! The weather is going to cooperate, with sunny skies and warm temperatures predicted for Thursday and Friday – July 26th and 27th. There will be 4 instructors available for […]

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Featured Artist for July: Maureen Maryka

Meet Maureen Maryka, our featured Arrowsmith Chapter artist for the month of July. Maureen’s greatest inspiration to become an artist were her parents! As a child, Maureen remembers spending hours studying the books her dad brought home – books about Picasso, Matisse, Andrew Wyeth, to name just a few. They also collected some beautiful original […]

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Linda Fraser at The Gallery at Qualicum Art Supply

Our very own Linda Fraser is the current artist whose work is being featured at The Gallery at Qualicum Art Supply! Linda’s paintings are a visual delight, giving us her vision of how life should be – joyful, colourful and free. Linda paints with big brushes, and with lush, vibrant color. She draws on her […]

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Mt. Washington Painting Retreat with Perrin Sparks

Perrin Sparks (SFCA)  is teaching her 5th annual Alpine Meadow Paint-together from Thursday August 23 – Sunday August 26, 2018, and she has 2 spots which have suddenly become available! Each year, Perrin invites 8 artists to join her at Mt. Washington late in August when the flowers blooming on Paradise Meadow are at their […]

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DIANE MICHELIN, artist of the month

Diane Michelin was a shy child who began drawing at a very early age and in her teenage years, she began painting, using acrylic and oil paints. However, when she became a young mother, she realized the need to be able to clean up her studio quickly, and so she decided to switch to painting […]

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workshops

WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT

You won’t want to miss out on this wonderful workshop! Peggy Burkosky, one of our chapter’s award winning artists, is giving a workshop this month. All the information you need is right here:

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The Journey Begins…

Once upon a time, on an island far, far away from the cold of winter, there lived a Creative. This young woman’s spirit longed for the encouragement and companionship of like Creatives…so she thought and thought of how to find these special people from among the population, and bring them together. Disa Marie Hale looked […]