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An Art Market Frame of Mind

The season of giving is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to share your work at a local art market. Below, we’ve assembled a myriad of ideas to help boost your success.

Even if you’re a seasoned market booth artist, read on — you’ll find new tips that will help boost your experience this year, too!

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By All Means Create with...

Mandy Tsung

The second artist to join our By All Means Create video series is figurative surrealist painter Mandy Tsung.

She is well known for her unique representations of the female figure — with her artwork crossing borders to central creative hubs like San Francisco. She works in a variety of mediums from oils and acrylics, to the gentle touch of watercolour as seen in the commissioned painting she is working on in the video. ...Read more

A Creative Block Comes Full Circle: featuring Danielle Krysa aka "The Jealous Curator"

“It was the most weird, emotional and fantastic moment. If somebody told me back when I was that terrified BFA student who didn’t fit in, ‘Don’t worry. In 20 years you will be back here and your book is going to be featured book of the month.’ I would have been good then.”

Years after a devastating critique in art school rocked her "art kid" persona, The Jealous Curator and Creative Block author Danielle Krysa is finally finding her way back to painting through sharing the work and struggles of others....Read more

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Port Moody Art Show and Sale

Media Release

Aug. 21, 2014
Port Moody Art Association

WHAT: The Port Moody Art Association proudly presents its 47th Annual Exhibition and Sale of Original Art, Nov. 7-9, 2014

WHERE: Port Moody Recreation Centre,
300 Ioco Road, Port Moody, B. C.
(Refreshments, free admission and free parking)

WHEN: Doors Open Friday, November 7, at 7:30 pm sharp
Official Opening at 8 pm by councillor Gerry Nuttall, a staunch and vocal supporter of the arts
Continues Saturday, November 8 and Sunday November 9,
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

WHY: Over 300 original paintings from miniature to oversize...Read more

Red Tree Gallery Art Show, Pender Island

Artists in attendance September 6th. Show runs September 5th to October 1st. The gallery is open everyday 10 - 4 pm (closed Sept 8th)