Category Archives: Victoria

‘Sitting Pretty Show’ at Coast Collective Gallery

Here is news from Kathy Demchuck (1 of the artists) about an exhibition in the Coast Collective Gallery,  October 15 to 26, 2014. Meet the Artists Opening Reception: Saturday, October 18, 2-4pm Hi, We are pleased to let you know our latest artistic endeavours will be on display as part of the ” Sitting Pretty Show ”  at […]

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Articulation’s Victoria Study Session Continues

On the ferry, crossing to Saltspring Island for the day: to visit Articulation member, Shannon Wardroper’s home and studio, to check out potential gallery space and time for a little retail therapy.  Stitches Fibre Art Supplies, http://www.stitchesfibreartsupplies.ca/ very kindly opened up their store just for us, even though it was Sunday. Continuing our study of railway hotels […]

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Pattern Design Course Progress

One of the morning exercises was to analyse different patterns and to find examples of different types of patterns to put in our Pattern Dictionaries. Elisha is working out how this pattern was made. Elisha working with a new stamp she carved. See below the resulting pattern. Charlotte’s new carved stamp produces a number of […]

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Teaching at Victoria College of Art

I spent 2 days getting the Victoria College of Art’s Lower Studio ready for teaching in this spring term. This is the before shot. Day 2 my well-trained assistant set up the print tables. All ready for “Pattern Design for Artists” I enjoy teaching this course because there are always great discoveries to be made.

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Carole Sabiston Opens at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

We attended the opening of Carole Sabiston’s exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, a retrospective solo called “Carole Sabiston: Everything Below All of the Above” Curator Pat Bovey, a former director of the gallery and now from Winnipeg, spoke to a packed audience about her long friendship with Carole and her observations over […]

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Mark Makers at Victoria College of Art

Victoria College of Art – where the Mark Makers are presently having their first public exhibition.  In the Drafting Studio, first on the right.I will be taking my turn sitting the exhibition tomorrow.Lots of people have been visiting so it will be busy. This is the first time ‘Hemoglobin: Chlorophyll II’ has been out of my […]

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Mark Makers at Victoria College of Art

Mark Makers is a group of fibre artists who took classes at Victoria College of Art and wanted to continue getting together after the courses finished.Yesterday they installed their first public exhibition of work.This is what the Victoria College of Art studio looked like before they began – a blank canvas…. ….filled.This is just a teaser […]

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