8th Annual Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge

May 27, 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined their creative community for the 8th Annual #OpusOPC!

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We were lucky to have a beautiful, sunny day at all seven locations during the Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge on Sunday, May 26th. Hundreds of creatives came out to paint, draw, and even sculpt outdoors with their fellow artists.

We’d like to extend a huge thank you to the 1,000+ artists who shared their love of art and the outdoors at the event, held at seven locations throughout BC. We were happy to see new and returning faces at each location, friends and families ready to paint their beautiful and event-packed surroundings.

Friends, families, and individuals set up their outdoor work spaces of all sorts – from camas fields in Victoria to the bustling docks of Granville Island – and set out to create artwork inspired by their surroundings. Each community was invited to watch as the art emerged throughout the day.

After an amazing day of painting, drawing, collaging and print-making in the sunshine, the artworks were hung in exhibitions at all seven #OpusOPC locations across BC for participants and members of the public to enjoy.

The Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge ended with a dash of excitement with over $25,000 in art supply draw prizes being given away across BC to encourage participants to keep creating throughout the summer months.


List of gold, silver, bronze sponsors for OPC 2019

Learn more about our generous sponsors here.


The Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge serves as a great reminder that you can take your art-making with you all year long – bring your art materials with you to the beach, on road trips, hikes, and camping trips. After a little practice, you’ll find it is as easy as creating at home or in the studio. Some OpusOPC participants even kept creating immediately after the event, pulling over on the way home to capture a beautiful scene!

Enjoy a peek at the event all across the province – see photos of the challenge at all Opus locations below, and experience it from other participants’ points of view on Instagram and Twitter, too.

We invite you to join us for next year’s event, too! Stay tuned for the 2020 #OpusOPC Dates.

 


 

Click to jump to your location:
Coquitlam     Granville Island     Downtown Vancouver
North Vancouver     Langley     Kelowna     Victoria

COQUITLAM


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#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam#OPUSOPC at Coquitlam

Do you have great images you would love to share from the day? Tag @OpusArtSupplies on Instagram and Twitter and include the handle #OpusOPC to relive the day with your artistic community!


GRANVILLE ISLAND


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#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island#OPUSOPC at Granville Island

Do you have great images you would love to share from the day? Tag @OpusArtSupplies on Instagram and Twitter and include the handle #OpusOPC to relive the day with your artistic community!


DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER


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#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver#OPUSOPC in Downtown Vancouver

Do you have great images you would love to share from the day? Tag @OpusArtSupplies on Instagram and Twitter and include the handle #OpusOPC to relive the day with your artistic community!


NORTH VANCOUVER


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#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver#OPUSOPC in North Vancouver

Do you have great images you would love to share from the day? Tag @OpusArtSupplies on Instagram and Twitter and include the handle #OpusOPC to relive the day with your artistic community!


LANGLEY


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#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley#OPUSOPC in Langley

Do you have great images you would love to share from the day? Tag @OpusArtSupplies on Instagram and Twitter and include the handle #OpusOPC to relive the day with your artistic community!


KELOWNA


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#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna#OPUSOPC in Kelowna

Do you have great images you would love to share from the day? Tag @OpusArtSupplies on Instagram and Twitter and include the handle #OpusOPC to relive the day with your artistic community!


VICTORIA


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#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria#OPUSOPC in Victoria

Do you have great images you would love to share from the day? Tag @OpusArtSupplies on Instagram and Twitter and include the handle #OpusOPC to relive the day with your artistic community!


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