EXHIBITIONS

2006

The upstairs level presents changing fine art exhibitions in the Brown Gallery, Dorothy Francis Gallery and Volunteers Gallery. Also upstairs are two working studios for artists, as well as our classroom.

The main floor has working studios for pottery, painting, jewellery, photography and bonsai. Also on the main floor is the Gift Gallery.

Exhibition proposals for the 2007 Exhibition Season will be accepted until May 31, 2006, and the jurying process will be completed one month after that date.

Exhibition Proposal Guidelines

 

 

2005  
Nov
 
28-Dec 18

Festival of Trees on the Gallery Level (See Events page for details.)

Christmas Specialties: A vibrant array of seasonal crafts and gifts. Craig Reed Gift Shop
           
2006
Jan
Time
 
June
Time
7-14
Sunday Painters: ...more info (Work taken in on Saturday, January 7 (10 AM to 12 Noon) Opening Reception on Wednesday, January 11 (7 to 9 PM)
5 - 8
10 - 11 am

In conjunction with Art In Bloom, 1-hour classes by master gardener Dixie Deans (Please refer to listing on "Education" page.)

      12   Quilt Show: This is an exhibition of outstanding quilts and fibre artwork to support and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Parksville Quilt House Quilter's Guild
16
Margaret Bonneau and Pat Hart: "Double Take" in the Brown Gallery; Ben Strating: "Oil Impression" in the Volunteer Gallery; Cynthia Bonesky in the Dorothy Francis Gallery
14
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for Quilt Show
18
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for Bonneau, Hart, Strating and Bonesky
Feb
 
July
 
13
  The Annual Spring Show by the Arrowsmith Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists (Featured Artists are Donna Baspaly, Don Farrell and Sherry Mitchell) in the Brown and Volunteer Galleries; Dennis J. A. Brown in the Dorothy Francis Gallery
3
  Exceptional Island Artists Series II: Eight top-ranking West Coast artists exhibiting in three galleries over the course of the summer. July 3 - 31: Painters Ken Flett and Angelika Jaegar and Potter Lilah Lotan
      5 7:00 pm OPENING RECEPTION for Flett, Jaegar and Lotan
15
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for FCA and Brown
31
Exceptional Island Artists Series II: Painters Nixie Barton, Ray Bradbury and Janice Bridgman
 
March
 
Aug
6
  Woodturner Jason Marlow in the Brown Gallery; Fibre artist Joanna Rogers: "Oracles and Offerings"in the Volunteer Gallery; Rebecca Goodale: "Threatened and Endangered", Book Arts in the Dorothy Francis Gallery
2
7:00 pm OPENING RECEPTION for Barton, Bradbury and Bridgman
8
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for Marlow, Rogers and Goodale
28
Exceptional Island Artists Series II: Author and Painter Michael Kluckner and Photographer Don Emerson
27   Photographer Marshall Soules in the Brown Gallery; Painter Sandra Lamb in the Volunteer Gallery; Painter Lynn Orriss in the Dorothy Francis Gallery
30
7:00 pm OPENING RECEPTION for Barton, Bradbury and Bridgman
29
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for Soules, Lamb and Orriss
 
Sept
     
11
Photography Exhibition: Featuring Equine Photographer Susan Kerr, North Island College Instructor Paul Bailey and Abstract Photographer Bob Belhouse
     
13
7:00 pm OPENING RECEPTION for Kerr, Bailey and Belhouse
April
10

Painter Lindie Michie in the Brown Gallery; Painter Jim Muir in the Volunteer Gallery; Painter Barbara Sunquist in the Dorothy Francis Gallery

   
12
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for Michie, Muir and Sunquist
Oct
   
16
Fibre Arts Exhibition: Featuring Local Artist Mary Leigh Campbell, a Travelling Tapestry Show and the Local Weavers and Spinners Guild
18
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for Fibre Arts Exhibition
May
 
 
8
Photographer Jonathan Grant in the Brown Gallery; Painter Susan Brandoli in the Volunteer Gallery; Painter Rayden Josephson in the Dorothy Francis Gallery
Nov
10
7:00 pm OPENING RECEPTION for Grant, Brandoli and Josephson
6
  Painter Peter Shostak
29   Art In Bloom Exhibition: Mid-Island Floral Arts Club 10th Anniversary Celebration--- An exhibition of floral arrangements that interpret accompanying works of art
8
7:00 pm OPENING RECEPTION for Peter Shostak
      Dec    
      4   Festival of Trees and Winter Exhibition: Charities and non-profit organizations will decorate Christmas trees and wreaths. The public will vote for their favourites. Winning trees will be awarded prizes at the Closing Night Ceremony.
31
7:00 pm
OPENING RECEPTION for Art In Bloom
15
CLOSING NIGHT CEREMONY for the Festival of Trees

 

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