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International Open Call to all Artists: Painting on the Edge

July 15, 2019 - August 4, 2019
Painting on the Edge is an annual international open call, competition and juried exhibition. Each year this exhibition encourages artists to challenge their comfort zone. Read more. Submission Deadline: May 29, 2019

Blues & Roots - Call to Volunteers

August 10, 2019
The BAC is seeking to fill the volunteer position of Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival Volunteer. Read more. Submission Deadline: July 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Summer Kids Art Camp – Mixed Media Art Making Inspired by Canadian Artists for Ages 8 – 12 with Alanna MacPhail (July 15)

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Gallery & Classroom (Colwood BC)
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $40 per day + gst $180 + gst Full week
Book one day or the full week Read more.

Call for Artists: 2019 Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival is dedicated to supporting self-identified outsider artists who face social exclusion and other visible/invisible barriers to sharing their work. Read more. Submission Deadline: April 15, 2019

Open Studios

April 6, 2019
May 4, 2019
June 1, 2019
July 6, 2019
August 3, 2019
September 7, 2019
October 5, 2019
November 2, 2019
December 7, 2019
Artists working in their Studios Read more.

Plein Air Oil Painting

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Fine Art Atelier
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Colour Theory, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting
Cost: $280
Open your eyes to the beauty of nature! Read more.

Watercolor Plein Air

July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Fine Art Atelier
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Colour Theory, Outdoor Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $280
Preserve precious moments of peace in watercolor. Read more.

Plein Air Sketching

July 2, 2019 - July 6, 2019 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Fine Art Atelier
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing, Outdoor Painting, Pastel Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: 210
Are you scared to draw in public? Fear no more! Read more.

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

August 4, 2019
Instructor: Maurelle de los Santos
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Pen, Ink, Calligraphy
Cost: 175
4 HOUR Comprehensive Beginner Calligraphy Workshop Read more.

Introduction to Japanese Stab Binding with Tracy Leal (Jul)

July 20, 2019
Instructor: Coast Collective Gallery & Classroom (Colwood BC)
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $110 + gst. Supplies included in price
In this class we will explore the traditional method of four-hole stab binding used in many Japanese books. Read more.