ARTS All around: Art exhibit reveals range of Port Alberni visual artists

ARTS All around: Art exhibit reveals range of Port Alberni visual artists

The Wednesday Painters are on display till Aug. 25

The Wednesday Painters Team is presently on display at The Grove Art Gallery in Port Alberni. The incredible assortment of get the job done characteristics 12 regional artists, which includes Joan Akerman, Angie Blake, Cynthia Bonesky, Linda Campbell, Judy Dixon, Janet Finch, Cheryl Frehlich, Chris Motyka, Carol Novak, Shauna Seegmiller, Sue Thomas, and Elizabeth Yuen.

In spite of the identify of the team, the Wednesday Painters really do not just do paintings. Operate involves oil, watercolour, pen and ink, fibre artwork, silk fusion, clay sculptures and Paverpol.

This exhibit operates till Aug. 25. The Grove Art Gallery is situated at the Harbour Quay. Several hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Investigate the world of artwork with our weekly art camps for young ones at The Grove Artwork Gallery.

Weekly camps for children aged 7-11 cost $95, though one-day camps for ages 11-13 are $45. All camps include things like a t-shirt.

To sign-up, stop by or call 250-724-3412.

WEST Coastline FIBRE

The inaugural meeting of the West Coast Fibre Guild will be Monday, July 24 at 6 p.m. in the Dogwood Space at the Echo Centre. If you are intrigued in spinning, weaving or discovering fibre, remember to join us for a everyday “show and tell” and bring a thing that evokes you about fibre! This will be adopted by a dialogue of how we would like to see this guild increase.

For a lot more information and facts, email [email protected].

SPONSOR AN Artwork Exhibit

The Neighborhood Arts Council is in search of sponsorship prize money.

Our up coming open up artwork show is this slide and we are searching for individuals who would like to support us provide a “Best in Show” prize award.

If you would like to sponsor this or a future art exhibit, please get in touch with Melissa Martin at the Grove Art Gallery for aspects: 250-724-3412. Tax receipts are available for any sponsorships about $100.


Just a reminder that The Grove Artwork Gallery is open right until 8 p.m. each individual Friday this summer time. We will also have artists in attendance every single Friday to show and show their artwork exterior the gallery. There is also a Friday night market at Spirit Sq. and dwell music. What a excellent sway to shell out a summer time evening!


Join us for an introductory workshop into the globe of Paverpol, where by you will learn the basics of creating a basic armature from wire, tinfoil and masking tape.

Teacher Cheryl Frehlich will show you the tactics of dipping and wrapping applying a liquid hardener termed Paverpol.

If you would like to adorn your creation with a modest ornate piece of jewellery, remember to carry it together. This is a messy system so be sure to put on previous garments and you are welcome to bring latex gloves. You will uncover it incredibly therapeutic.

House is constrained, so contact 250-724-3412 to register. The workshop can take spot Friday, Aug. 18 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The price is $130, like all elements.


We are wanting for artists to be a section of our future open artwork exhibit, titled “Back in Time.”

Registered artists will choose a “blind” envelope, that contains random historic photos delivered by the Alberni Valley Museum, and generate artwork dependent on these visuals.

This show will operate in the gallery from Aug. 29 to Oct. 27. Artists can submit up to a few pieces, at $10 for each submission. Concluded artwork need to be dropped off by Saturday, Aug. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., so sign-up currently to get begun and to give by yourself a lot of time to finish your piece.

Simply call TO ARTISTS

The Grove Artwork Gallery is now accepting programs from all visual artists and artist teams who want to show their function in our great arts gallery during the 2024 calendar yr. Software varieties are accessible at the Grove Art Gallery or on our web page at We are also interested in ideas for themes for our open exhibits. E-mail me your tips at [email protected].

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council at the Harbour Quay (#7-5440 Argyle St.) and writes for the Alberni Valley Information. Connect with 250-724-3412.