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Science & Art Unite! Daniel Smith Watercolors

Get a behind–the–scenes look at the raw materials used to produce some of your favourite watercolours!

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Ross den Otter: Photographer / Mixed Media Artist

Photographer, mixed media artist, and teacher Ross den Otter began experimenting with fine art materials on his photographs after being inspired by a local artist in the Eastside Culture Crawl. After years of being immersed in the arts, he used this experience to explore and develop a multitude of processes for taking his photographs beyond the JPEG....Read more

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Call for Artists: Homesick

CityScape Community Art Space
Exhibition Dates: April 22 - May 21, 2016

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council is seeking artists for a themed exhibition called “Homesick,” for CityScape Community Art Space.

In this transitory society most of us have come from somewhere else, leaving behind all that was familiar – home, family, friends, and traditions. Have you ever longed for or yearned about a time from the recent or distant past? This exhibition invites artists to capture and express the feelings and emotions that are stirred when experiencing a sense of being “homesick”. The artwork will embody their individual representations of what it feels like to be homesick....Read more

Our Rivers Rock: Stephen Dittberner

North Vancouver Community Arts Council Presents
Stephen Dittberner: Our Rivers Rock
District Library Gallery
North Vancouver District Public Library
Lynn Valley Main Library
Dec 2, 2015 - Feb 2, 2016
Opening Reception: Dec 5, 2:00-4:00pm

The creeks and rivers around us uplift Stephen and spur his oil paintings. Growing up, in South Africa, reading National Geographic magazine and watching documentaries, he always associated clean, clear-flowing water with Canada. Taking time to observe and note what happens in the water is the genesis and inspiration of his work ... our rivers rock!

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