Monthly Archives: July 2010

Anacortes Arts Festival, August 6-8, 2010, Anacortes, Washington

By | July 26th, 2010|Art News|

For all the folks out there on the water sailing around the islands this summer - why not head down to Anacortes and visit the Anacortes Arts Festival, August 6-8, 2010 See Map Visit their website for more info On August 6, 7 and 8, 2010, the streets of Anacortes fill with 260 outstanding juried Booth [...]

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Analyze colour perception in a poster study: Ryder Studio School, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Day 3

By | July 25th, 2010|Art of Consumption|

Tony Ryder's Ryder Studio School offers a 9 month course during the school year, but to my delight, they also offer 3 different 2 week intensive courses. I chose the 2 week portrait painting in oil. We worked on a single portrait for two weeks. My first day of class at the Ryder [...]

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Vancouver Art Gallery: The Modern Woman – Drawings by Degas, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and Other Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris June 5 to September 6, 2010

By | July 25th, 2010|Art News|

Vancouver Art Gallery: The Modern Woman Drawings by Degas, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and Other Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris June 5 to September 6, 2010 The first drawing exhibition ever to travel from the Musée d’Orsay brings works from the world’s finest collection of 19th-century French art to Vancouver. Presented are nearly 100 works by [...]

Sooke Fine Art Show 2010 – July 24 – August 2

By | July 25th, 2010|Art News|

Sooke Fine Arts Show 2010 Ӣ July 24 - August 2 SEAPARC Leisure Complex - 2168 Phillips Road Ӣ Sooke, BC Ӣ Canada Ӣ V9Z 0Y3 The Sooke Fine Arts Show provides the opportunity for both well-known and emerging artists from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands to showcase their work. Along with the 7,500 [...]

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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Pop Gallery – Day 2

By | July 23rd, 2010|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

My friend Elena gave me a tourist guide for Santa Fe about 3 years ago. The one gallery that stood out in my mind, which I bookmarked and linked from my blogroll was the Pop Gallery Santa Fe.           CJ Metzger Dead Love-Muertos in the Forest, 2009 MIXED MEDIA original [...]

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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Painting Holiday, Day 1

By | July 22nd, 2010|Art of Consumption|

I went on a painting holiday to study with Tony Ryder (based on a synthesis of observation and traditional painting theory) at the Tony Ryder Studio where they specialize in form painting and classical realism. It was tough work, and over the next few days I will post about what I learned. I'll also be posting galleries and [...]

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Kent Monkman: The Triumph of Mischief, Art Show, AGGV – Victoria, BC

By | July 22nd, 2010|Art News|

{from the AGGV website} Date: June 18, 2010 - September 12, 2010 Kent Monkman is a Toronto-based artist of Cree and Irish ancestry. He produces work in a variety of media, including painting, video, film, photography, sculpture, installation, and performance. Monkman draws inspiration from the histories depicted in 19th century art, including photography [...]

Photowalk Victoria – Photography event Victoria, BC

By | July 22nd, 2010|Art News|

Meeting Location & Time The Big Pearl across from the Gate of Harmonious Interest (10:45am - 01:00pm) 1699 Government St, Victoria, BC- Canada After the walk, meet at: Canoe Brew Pub Date: July 24th, 2010 Sign up here and visit website: http://worldwidephotowalk.com/walk/victoria-bc-canada-old-town/ A circuit of Old Town””some industrial, some decrepit, some gentrified, some funky, some upscale. [...]

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Stinking Fish Studio Tour: Art Exhibit Summer 2010

By | July 22nd, 2010|Art News|

{From the Stinking Fish website} Summer Tour 2010 10thAnniversary July 24th to August 2nd 10 am - 5 pm Metchosin and East Sooke are located in a beautiful coastal area of Vancouver Island near Victoria, BC. Many artists and artisans have chosen to live and work here, finding inspiration amidst the rolling landscape and lush rain [...]

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Emily Carr Exhibit: On the Edge of Nowhere – AGGV, Victoria, BC

By | July 22nd, 2010|Art News|

{From the AGGV website} With this exhibition, the AGGV will become the premiere destination on Vancouver Island to visit and learn about Emily Carr through her paintings. On the Edge of Nowhere will include an historical survey of Carr’s artistic career, featuring pieces in all the media and styles she explored and perfected. It will [...]

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