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“Art-making Magic”: Contemporary Art Bus Tour from Surrey to View Vancouver Studios

Six-hour trip on Nov. 8 will be led by Surrey Art Gallery staff SURREY — A tour bus organized by Surrey Art Gallery is headed to Vancouver to visit studios where “artmaking magic happens,” on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The six-hour …

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Toronto Star article

A lovely article about some very nice peeps who collect my work in the Toronto area.. Below is their country house, with my art hanging in the dining room–thank you Toronto Star! Cobourg-area farm transformed into family’s getaway photo credit: …

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CRAFTSY Online Painting Class

For those of you who enjoy my paintings and also like painting yourselves,  you might like an inside view of how I make them! Here’s a link for 25% off on my CRAFTSY online class: Loosen Up! Techniques for the …

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Palace of the Mind: EASTSIDE CULTURE CRAWL Nov 17-20

Come visit my studio during the Crawl and see my current collection of paintings and prints–– Optimistic Pursuits: Palace of the Mind. 10% of sales benefit Vancouver Recovery Through Art Society. Nov 17 & 18: 5-10pm Nov 20-21: 10am-6pm #322b-1000 …

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WE ARE A CAMERA at THE BIG DRAW 2016 VANCOUVER

Saturday, OCTOBER 1, 2016 10am – 4pm Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 181 Roundhouse Mews FREE | No registration required Join artist Val Nelson to create a spectacular 135-foot long collaborative drawing exploring contour and motion, the individual and …

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FALL and WINTER PAINTING CLASSES & Demos

FALL SUNDAY SERIES CLASSES WITH VAL NELSON at Justin Ogilvie Studio, 2061 Yukon Street, Vancouver PAINTERLY REALISM ESSENTIALS 6 Sunday mornings 10am-1pm   $350 September 11, 18, 25, October 9, 16, 23 Learn key techniques for painting with precision, yet relaxed …

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I am a camera at Vancouver International Dance Festival

I’m excited to be creating new work from my I am a camera series, for a visual art exhibition at the Vancouver International Dance Festival, alongside dance photography by Chris Randle, and woven willow sculpture by Ken Clarke, March 3-19. …

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January at Bau-Xi Gallery

GALLERY ARTISTS: Washed by Water January 9-23, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY JANUARY 9, 2-4PM ARTISTS IN ATTENDANCE  3045 Granville St, Vancouver, BC 604.733.7011 / info@bau-xi.com Bau-Xi Gallery is pleased to present WASHED by Water, a group exhibition centered on the theme of water. “The …

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DECK THE WALLS

Please join us Saturday, December 12, 12-5 pm for light refreshments and festivities, with 11 galleries, 11 group shows to enjoy. I’m happy to be showing a couple of new drawings at Bau-Xi Gallery, 3045 Granville St (between West 14th …

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Eastside Culture Crawl

Please join me for the Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver’s annual visual arts festival! I will have some new work and works in progress––drop by my studio at #322b-1000 Parker Street and say hello. There will be so much art and …

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