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100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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September 2012

Elizabeth Bastien Exhibit

September 3, 2012 @ 9:00 am - September 28, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

Works from the series My Momma was a Settler by Elizabeth Bastien are exhibited this month in the ArtSpring lobby. Employing First Nations and European textile techniques and conventions, the works are a ‘mash-up’ that explore the implications of holding membership in more than one culture.

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October 2012

Broken Light: Exhibit by Megan Manning

October 5, 2012 @ 9:00 am - October 28, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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As meditations in colour and shape, the drawings exhibited by artist Megan Manning came out of the doodles of a restless mind. Light is broken into intricate coloured patterns that sometimes suggests a subject. The photographs in the exhibit are of dancers behind a sculpture, Myriad - by UK artist Katharine Dowson, made up of 4,000 eyeglass lenses connected together in a huge curtain. The exhibit will be open on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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November 2012

Desert Dreams: Patricia Brown Exhibit

November 2, 2012 @ 9:00 am - November 30, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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This month's lobby art exhibit is Dessert Dreams, paintings by Patricia Brown that celebrate cycles and passages. In this show, Brown displays three new series: “Taos Pueblo”, “Doorways of India” and “Antelope Canyon”.  These pieces are all egg tempera paintings, some on paper and some on gessoed fabric on board.  All represent transition since central to Brown's work is the idea that to be alive is to be in motion. There are also other pieces contained in the show where haiku is…

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December 2012

David Baughan Photo Exhibit

December 1, 2012 @ 9:00 am - December 21, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

Hammersmith Cemetery, 1976; next to the hospital where David Baughan was born. “Creativity is a spiritual path,” writes photographer David Baughan, whose show, Visible Traces, is being exhibited throughout December (weekdays 9am to 5pm) in the ArtSpring lobby. “Without creativity there is little purpose to our existence.” David has followed a creative path most of his life and is now looking back to reflect on where he has come from artistically and where the path might lead next. In selecting…

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January 2013

SSI Photo Club Exhibit

January 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am - January 31, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

"Feathers"; Scanograph by Bob Rogers The Salt Spring Photography Club presents an exhibit featuring work by many of their 100 plus members. The show takes place in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of January. The club is dedicated to the free exchange of ideas, knowledge and critique related to photography. All members are from Salt Spring Island. Additionally, slide shows of club images can now be seen at Harbour House restaurant, Salt Spring Roasting Company, the Fritz Cinema and…

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February 2013

Window to the Soul: Carol Adam Exhibit

February 4, 2013 @ 9:00 am - February 28, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

Carol Adam's exhibit, Window to the Soul, will be on display during the month of February in the ArtSpring lobby. The exhibit features a collection of portraits (by graphite powder with pencil) and centres thematically on Shakespeare's line "eyes are the window to the soul". Carol recounts that she's always had a memory for faces, but won't, like many people, remember a name seconds after being told it. A face, however, and the expression of the eyes, glues itself like…

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April 2013

Textile and Surface Design Group Inaugural Exhibition

April 3, 2013 @ 9:00 am - April 30, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

This month in the ArtSpring lobby the Salt Spring Textile and Surface Design Group exhibits its work. The art on display includes a variety of art quilts, mixed media fabric pieces and silk fusion. These unique textural surfaces as well as fibre manipulations and embellishments are sure to ignite viewers' imaginations. The exhibit is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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May 2013

Landscape Oil Paintings: Exhibit by Peter Eyles

May 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am - May 30, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

Peter Eyles' recent oil paintings will be exhibited during the month of May throughout the ArtSpring lobby. The artist completed a BFA degree at the University of Victoria in 1972. His work has previously been displayed in commercial galleries and group shows. Peter's inspiration comes from the natural beauty of the West Coast environment. Most of the scenes you'll see are from Salt Spring Island. There are also two from Quadra Island and one from Saturna Island. Additionally, drawing is…

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June 2013

Fulford Portrait Group: Lobby Exhibit

June 3, 2013 @ 9:00 am - June 28, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

This June features the lobby exhibit About Face: Local People Portrayed by Local Artists by the Fulford Portrait Group. Every Tuesday in Fulford, a group of painters assemble and arrange easels, lights, and a model. They enact the time-honoured, difficult discipline of trying to capture the essence of a person in a three-hour portrait sketch. Many of the artists have worked together for years, contributing to the relaxed yet dedicated focus required to paint well. Portraiture is a challenging area of…

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August 2013

Works on Paper: Gillian McConnell Exhibit

August 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am - August 30, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Chaos Theory, 2011, Mixed media on paper, Size 22"h x 30"w Artist Gillian McConnell BFA (Hons) exhibits her work in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of August. The exhibit, Works on Paper, features paintings, drawings, collages and original prints. Works On Paper is a diverse mix of art spanning 35 years of creative exploration. The exhibit will be open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in August.

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September 2013

Bones: Larry Melious Exhibit

September 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am - September 29, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Duck Creek Solstice by Larry Melious Photographer Larry Melious’ exhibit Bones will be on display in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of September. The work in this exhibit, is a sampling of Larry’s photography career and it shares the bones of his vision. When describing his photography, Larry says, “Winter provides the best light; I love winter for that. The softness and scarcity make it a visual treat for the careful eye. And it reveals the bones. The bones…

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October 2013

Depth Perception: Mary Laucks Exhibit

October 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am - October 30, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Mary Laucks returns to the ArtSpring lobby with her exhibition, Depth Perception. Mary brings an experimentalist’s perspective to her painting process from the years she worked as a research scientist. Since the Renaissance, painters have used size and contrast (small, low contrast areas are read as more distant) to imitate depth on a flat surface. In these new abstract paintings Mary explores other ways to create depth on a flat surface such as layered colours and textures on the surface, and…

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November 2013

Ken Ketchum & Bob Rogers Art Exhibit

November 4, 2013 @ 9:00 am - November 29, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Ken Ketchum and Bob Rogers share the Art Spring lobby this month with an artistic collaboration of paintings and photography. Ken Ketchum shows his large and small paintings in acrylic and oil from 2013. They are a collection of works on paper and canvas inspired by 18th and 19th century botanical and bird illustrations, but done with a twist. Humanoid figures, strange critters, and whimsical beings emerge from the foliage in a playful way. Ken will also be showing small…

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December 2013

Exhibit: Interpretations • then and now

December 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am - December 20, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Treasures of the Fall by Cary Ennis League 181, consisting of artists Don Hodgins, Peter Eyles, Herb Otto, Cary Ennis, Milan Stevulak, Wendy Wickland, Mel Williamson and Judith Borbas, is highlighting paintings in the ArtSpring lobby for the month of December.  They have found that working as a group invites support and inspiration as they explore favourite subjects and also new and previously unexplored projects. The artists invite you to come and see their various personal interpretations of plein air vistas, still…

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January 2014

Photo Club Exhibit

January 2, 2014 @ 9:00 am - February 27, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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"Crest of a Promise" by Wendy Rosier The Salt Spring Photography Club is pleased to present an annual show of the varied works of some of their 80 plus members.  Their image types include still life, nature/wildlife, close-ups, macros, landscapes and portraits - to name a few. The Photography Club is dedicated to supporting all aspects and levels photography through the free exchange of ideas, knowledge and constructive critiquing. The club has only one criteria – that members must live…

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March 2014

Painters Guild Exhibit

March 3, 2014 @ 9:00 am - March 28, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Explorations, an exhibit created by the members of the Salt Spring Painters Guild, will be featured in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of March. The pieces were created in workshops with an instructor or by following an instructional DVD. The exhibition includes sketches, drawings, and life drawings. *Please note that the exhibit is open on weekdays only and during performances.

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April 2014

The Shoreline Project Exhibit

April 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Taking their inspiration from the Gulf Islands shoreline, artists Maureen Milburn and Sam Lightman have created 25 fascinating new images for a show called The Shoreline Project. Milburn’s photos and watercolours and Lightman’s digital photomontages are augmented by collaborations between the two artists employing watercolour backgrounds with photomontage elements to surprising effect. *The exhibit is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on weekends and evenings when performances are scheduled. 

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May 2014

Jeanne Lyons Exhibit

May 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am - May 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Balancing Act: Interim Report is the latest body of work from Jeanne Lyons. The exhibit, which is featured in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of May, includes works on paper using graphite, coloured pencils and pastels. The pieces in the exhibit are part of an ongoing inquiry into the art of balancing various facets of being human; inner and outer landscapes reveal the centrality of connectedness. *The exhibit is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on…

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June 2014

Susan Benson Exhibit

June 2, 2014 @ 9:00 am - June 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Susan Benson's interest in people has found expression over the years both interwoven in her theatre designs and with portraiture of different forms. Through her work she seeks ways to convey her thoughts about who people are and sometimes the nature of their situation. In some cases, she invites the viewer to find their own interpretation of the painting or drawing. Her work in the ArtSpring lobby exhibit includes oil paintings of people on Salt Spring Island as well as figurative…

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August 2014

Jacqueline Meredith Exhibit

August 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am - August 28, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Jacqueline Meredith celebrates twenty years of painting on Salt Spring with her most recent ArtSpring lobby exhibit. This collection of her paintings includes watercolours, oils and acrylics. The exhibit is a retrospective and also includes new works. Her art evokes the feelings of peace and harmony that she finds in her surroundings. She captures the mood of the seas and skies as well as the unique light, mist and vegetation of the Gulf Islands. *Please note the exhibit is open on 10:00…

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September 2014

Community Pride Photo Exhibit

September 2, 2014 @ 9:00 am - September 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Community Pride Photography Exhibit captures expressions of courage, self-acceptance, compassion, and love. These powerful and dynamic photographs highlight the evolution of Pride's small beginnings to a full-blown community declaration of pride for Pride. This show honours the diversity of our community, and in particular, celebrates the bond with the LGBTQ membership. When hundreds of people come together and take to the streets in a parade of colour and affirmation of self-worth and strength, one cannot help but to be moved. Relive the powerful and colourful growth over…

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October 2014

Judy Nurse Exhibit

October 2, 2014 @ 9:00 am - October 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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ArtSpring's lobby exhibit during the month of October is  Across the Board, a show of art and artifacts by painter Judy Nurse. Come down to ArtSpring and browse this exhibit, which is open on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Judy Nurse works in acrylic, oil, watercolour and mixed media, and loves learning about art and art-making. She is the President of the Salt Spring Painters Guild.

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November 2014

Death Café

November 30, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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free

Our first Death Café in early November was such a success that we’ve decided to host another one on November 30th. Talking about death is an important part of life and at a Death Café we can become more comfortable with this. Over tea and goodies, we'll have an open discussion about death. The café is not grief support or counselling but is simply a conversation. The event will be facilitated by moderators from the Salt Spring Hospice. Please join us…

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December 2014

Patricia Brown Exhibit

December 2, 2014 @ 9:00 am - December 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Maxwell Winter Cedar (egg tempera on cotton on board) by Patricia Brown Patricia Brown is a long-time Salt Spring resident. This original artist is deeply involved in expanding the creative culture of her community. She has a professional background in architecture, so her paintings reflect symmetry and precision. Her love of Mother Earth creates imagery that is imaginatively cloaked in pure organic substance and flow. The use of watercolour and egg tempera in her artwork is a highly disciplined skill…

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January 2015

SS Photo Club Exhibit

January 5, 2015 @ 9:00 am - January 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Sadu by Maggie Argiro The Salt Spring Photography Club is pleased to present its annual show, which features the best work by some of the club’s 80-plus members. The show is varied and includes still-lifes, nature/wildlife, close-ups, macros, landscapes and portraits. The Photography Club is dedicated to supporting all aspects and levels of photographic imaging and image-makers through the free exchange of ideas, knowledge and constructive critiquing. The club has only one criterion: members must live on Salt Spring Island.…

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Death Cafe III

January 31, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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free

If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? The previous Death Cafes at ArtSpring have been so successful that we knew we had to offer a third Death Cafe. Join hosts Don Cockrill and Anna Haltrecht for an open, honest and genuine conversation about death while enjoying tea, coffee and goodies. The Death Cafe is part of a global movement to increase awareness of death with a view to help people make the…

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February 2015

Painters Guild Exhibit

February 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am - March 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Still life by Judy Nurse; an oil painting made under the instruction of Cary Ennis during a guild workshop in the fall of 2014. During the month of February, members of the Salt Spring Painters Guild display new work in the ArtSpring lobby. This art has been created or at least initiated during guild workshops and DVD presentations. In addition, the life drawing group will also hang some of its work. Come and view this exhibit full of fresh ideas and interesting…

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March 2015

David Baughan Exhibit

March 29, 2015 @ 9:00 am - April 29, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Building on recent work that combined images of First Nations elders with local scenes on Vancouver Island, David Baughan's new images from Hawaii combine petroglyphs and other original artwork from the original Kanaka Maoli peoples. Here is what David says about his exhibit Island Paradise: "Here we still struggle with respect for Aboriginal cultures and land ownership; whereas, we could learn from how similar issues have been more carefully and honourably resolved in Hawaii. As part of the show I have…

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April 2015

Death Cafe

April 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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no cost (snacks and beverages by donation)

The previous Death Cafes at ArtSpring have been so successful that we knew we had to offer another. Join Salt Spring Hospice facilitators for an open, honest and genuine conversation about death while enjoying tea, coffee and goodies (by donation). There will be small and large group formats. The Death Cafe is part of a global movement to increase awareness of death with a view to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. The event has no agenda,…

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May 2015

Looking Up: Lobby Exhibit

May 1, 2015 @ 9:00 am - May 29, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photo by Bill Underwood; Image by Suzanne Prendergast Looking Up is a joint art exhibit by longtime friends Suzanne Prendergast and Bill Underwood. Suzanne primarily works in watercolor, colored pencil, and printmaking while Bill’s focus is exclusively photography. Their decision to exhibit together was based on the idea that visual art is a ‘big tent,’ one that comfortably accommodates vastly different methods, sensibilities, and subject matter. Bill and Suzanne's hope is that viewers enjoy the individual pieces as well as the artists' contrasting ways of…

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June 2015

Peter Eyles Lobby Exhibit

June 1, 2015 @ 9:00 am - June 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Peter Eyles exhibits his most recent oil paintings for the month of June in the ArtSpring lobby. These are small “plein air” /onsite works done in the spring and summer of last year, a few portraits, and some larger studio pieces. The subjects are primarily the local land and seascape, done in a painterly style, with a diversion to vintage automobiles returning to the soil. *Please note the lobby exhibit is open weekdays only. 

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July 2015

ARTSPRING TREASURE FAIR

July 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Fabulous restaurants, vintage clothing, scooter rentals, vintage jewelry, furniture, wine, coffee, yoga, original art work, and a spa day are among the treasures and experiences that have been donated by community members and local businesses in support of ArtSpring. View silent auction items at ArtSpring during the day! Have a look at the Treasure Fair website!

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ARTSPRING TREASURE FAIR

July 17, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Fabulous restaurants, vintage clothing, scooter rentals, vintage jewelry, furniture, wine, coffee, yoga, original art work, and a spa day are among the treasures and experiences that have been donated by community members and local businesses in support of ArtSpring. View silent auction items at ArtSpring during the day and during the evening performance of Bongeziwe Mabandla. Have a look at the Treasure Fair website!

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ARTSPRING TREASURE FAIR

July 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Fabulous restaurants, vintage clothing, scooter rentals, vintage jewelry, furniture, wine, coffee, yoga, original art work, and a spa day are among the treasures and experiences that have been donated by community members and local businesses in support of ArtSpring. • View silent auction items at ArtSpring starting at 10am • 5:30pm - The evening begins with light food offerings and wine • 6:30pm - First Silent Auction Closing • 7:00pm - Live Auction with Auctioneer Arvid Chalmers • 8:15pm -…

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Textile & Surface Design Group Exhibit

July 29, 2015 @ 9:00 am - August 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Salt Spring's Textile and Surface Design Group exhibits an exciting show called If once you have slept on an Island in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of August. The artists explore many aspects of textiles, art and design to express their own diversity and to push their own limits of working with fabrics. Many started with quilting and sewing but have experimented with new techniques, products and processes that have moved their art to a different level. There are…

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September 2015

Jacqueline Meredith Exhibit

September 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - September 29, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Jacqueline Meredith is known for her beautiful watercolours depicting the islands in British Columbia. During the month of September in the ArtSpring lobby, Meredith exhibits her most recent collection of watercolours and features her Peaceful Anchorage series. For most of the paintings in this series, Meredith uses a technique called 'pouring', where the liquid paint is poured onto wet paper and the colours are blended without a brush. A small amount of detail is added with a brush and an…

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October 2015

Mary Laucks Exhibit

October 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Jungle: Tangling with Complexity is the name of Mary Laucks’ latest exhibit of abstract and non-representational paintings in the ArtSpring lobby. Laucks uses acrylic paint and media combined with scraping and gouging to create complex surfaces on a variety of supports. She creates visual complexity by layering contrasting, and sometimes discordant, colours and whimsically marking each layer. This process results in surfaces that are complex and often contain perceptual surprises. Many of these new works are non-rectangular and several are multi-piece…

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Death Café

October 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
free

If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? The Death Cafe is part of a global movement to increase awareness of death with a view to help people make the most of their lives. It is not grief support or counselling; it is simply a conversation. The event is facilitated by moderators from Salt Spring Hospice. Please join us for this unique event, which is open to all. Refreshments and goodies are…

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Death Café

October 31, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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free

If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? The Death Cafe is part of a global movement to increase awareness of death with a view to help people make the most of their lives. It is not grief support or counselling; it is simply a conversation. The event is facilitated by moderators from Salt Spring Hospice. Please join us for this unique event, which is open to all. Refreshments and goodies are…

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November 2015

Lloyd Nicholson & Ken Ketchum Exhibit

November 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - November 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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During the month of November, Salt Spring artists Ken Ketchum and Lloyd Nicholson exhibit a retrospective of their work. Lloyd Nicholson is showing a broad range of work, from his acrylic painting on canvas of the years 1974-84, his experimental and art photography from the 80's-90's, to his abstract expressionist acrylic paintings on press-board and acrylic glass of the past 12 years. Ken Ketchum is offering a collection of the best of his many art forms over the last 11 years…

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December 2015

League 181 Exhibit

December 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - December 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Beach Treasures by Wendy Wickland League 181 is a weekly painting collaboration that inspires, challenges and supports the painting activities of the members. The League group provides the impetus to evolve and grow as painters in a creative setting. Group members Judith Borbas, Peter Eyles, Don Hodgins, Herb Otto, Milan Stevulak, Wendy Wickland, and Dulcy Wilson present current works in the Artspring lobby for December 2015. For the December show, members were challenged to provide paintings in each of four categories: figurative…

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January 2016

SSI Photo Club Exhibit

January 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - January 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photo by Wendy Rosier The Salt Spring Photography Club presents photos by many of its 100-plus members in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of January. There will be a wide range of photographic styles and image types, including still-lifes, nature/wildlife, close-ups, macros, landscapes and portraits in full colour, black and white, and several places in between. Some strive to represent the subject exactly as the camera saw it, whereas others explore the many possibilities for image transformation using a computer.…

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Death Café

January 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? The Death Café is part of a global movement to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. It is not grief support or counselling; it is simply a conversation. The event is facilitated by moderators from Salt Spring Hospice. Please join us for this unique event, which is open to all. This is a free event; refreshments and goodies…

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February 2016

Suzanne Prendergast & Bill Underwood Exhibit

February 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - February 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Top photo by Bill Underwood; Bottom piece by Suzanne Prendergast Looking UP 2 is the second joint exhibit by long-time friends Suzanne Prendergast and Bill Underwood. Suzanne is a water colourist, painter and printmaker while Bill's focus is exclusively photography. Their decision to co-display is premised on the concept that visual art is a 'big tent,' one that comfortably accommodates vastly different methods, sensibilities and subject matter. Suzanne and Bill hope that the viewer will enjoy the individual works as well as their…

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March 2016

SSI Painters Guild Exhibit

March 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - March 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Here is an example of a work where the artist (Bernadette Mertens-McAllister) participated in the “Painting Challenge”. The guild members were invited to paint one painting per day for ten days, following a theme and medium of their choice. What happens when talented amateur artists experiment together and learn new techniques? Come to the Salt Spring Island Painters Guild exhibit and find out! During the month of March in the ArtSpring lobby, the SSI Painters Guild exhibits new never-before-seen work created in…

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Death Café

March 5, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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free

If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? The Death Cafe is part of a global movement 'to increase awareness of death with a view to help people make the most of their (finite) lives'. It is not grief support or counselling; it is simply a conversation. The event is facilitated by moderators from Salt Spring Hospice. Please join us for this unique event, which is open to all. Refreshments…

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April 2016

Impressions of Hawaii Exhibit

April 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - April 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Bird of Paradise by Sam Lightman (left) and Suspended Animation by Maureen Milburn (right). During the month of April in the ArtSpring lobby, photographers Maureen Milburn and Sam Lightman convey their take on Hawaii, with images created and distilled from visits to Maui and Hawaii over a period of two years. The artists work in slightly different mediums—Milburn’s images are photographs while Lightman’s are photomontages. Their work is always interesting, often thought-provoking, and occasionally playful. The show is open weekdays only…

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Death Cafe

April 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? The Death Cafe is part of a global movement 'to increase awareness of death with a view to help people make the most of their (finite) lives'. It is not grief support or counselling; it is simply a conversation. The event is facilitated by moderators from Salt Spring Hospice. Please join us for this unique event, which is open to all. Refreshments…

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May 2016

Mardi Mob Exhibit

May 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - May 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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During the month of May in the ArtSpring lobby, see The Mardi Mob Art Collective's exhibit Island Faces — Portraits from Life. These portraits, all done during one or two short sittings with a live model, capture the personality and character of those who sit for the group throughout the year. Come and see the many faces of Salt Spring! Artists: Sylvia Andrews, OJ Clarke, R. M. Dupuy, Judy Fry, Diana Morris, Margarite Sanchez, and Joanne Sibley. The exhibit is open weekdays only…

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Japanese Tattoo Art Reception — FREE

May 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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As traditional Japanese visual and tattoo artists, Horimitsu and Horinao are practitioners of a unique and culturally significant art form rarely seen outside Japan. They are currently facing the tattoo part of their art being banned in Japan. The Irezumi Invasion Tour 2016 brings them to Canada appearing at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, the Beaumont in Vancouver and on May 16th at ArtSpring on Salt Spring. Please join them for free reception 6 pm to 8 pm for a…

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June 2016

No Restrictions – Exhibit

June 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - June 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Leap by Wendy Wickland Wendy Wickland, Dulcy Wilson and Judith Borbas fill the ArtSpring lobby with paintings during the month of June for their show No Restrictions: Three Women, Three Journeys. These three artists paint together once a week. They find that their work is enriched by this regular sharing of ideas and inspiration as they celebrate the successes and critique the failures. As a result of their diverse backgrounds and different painting styles, the collaboration continually challenges each artist…

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July 2016

Treasure Fair Pop-Up Art Sale

July 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - July 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Your support helps keep the doors open and the lights on at ArtSpring. A beautiful array of artwork for sale during this pre-Treasure Fair event in the ArtSpring Lobby.

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Portals—Exhibit

July 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - August 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

Jeanne Lyons Many of the pieces in artist Jeanne Lyons’ exhibit portray portals, doorways into other realms, of one kind or another. Compassionate curiosity and a willingness to suspend what we think we know can lead us into unknown lands where we discover a much vaster world. Anything that we experience in the moment, whether we consider it “positive” or “negative”, can be a portal when approached in this way. The exhibit is open weekdays-only from 9 am to 5…

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September 2016

Jen & Mel: Click SaltSpring – Exhibit

September 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Click SaltSpring was born of an enthusiastic photographic partnership between Jen MacLellan and Melinda Divers. Together they creatively indulge their lenses on what inspires them. People, places, local events, and the beautiful surroundings are the subjects that give them the most pleasure. Their work portrays the passion and obsession they have for the island they call home. Check out their collaborative website at: clicksaltspring.com or find them on Facebook. Photography by Jenifer MacLellan and Melanie Divers will be on display…

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October 2016

Optical Disruptions – Exhibit

October 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - October 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Optical Disruptions is an exhibit of Mary Laucks' latest paintings in the ArtSpring lobby during the month of October. The paintings are colourful and non-representational. Some of the paintings create the illusion of three-dimensionality with layered hard-edge shapes, other create depth with texture and whimsical small marks. The paintings are all responses to the question: "What causes your eye to trip and forces you to look again?" Come and enjoy the paintings! The exhibit is open weekdays only from 9…

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PRE-SHOW ARTIST TALK: ALLAN EDWARDS

October 18, 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 7:15 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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This season we have a wonderful lineup of artwork created by Artists with a strong connection to Salt Spring Island. Throughout Artspring’s 2016/17 Season, we will auction off five paintings from the following artists: Allan Edwards, Robert Bateman, Florence Roberge, Jill Louise Campbell and Carol Evans. Our first piece is up for auction from Monday, October 17 through to Wednesday November 30th was generously donated by the estate of Dick & Chris Pattinson is an untitled original and framed watercolour by…

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Death Cafe

October 22, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? Join JayaLynda Cole and other facilitators for open, honest, and genuine dialogue about death. Free. Refreshments by donation. Join us in the ArtSpring lobby.

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OUT INNERSPACE: “NEVERHOOD” WORKSHOP

October 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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In this workshop led by Out Innerspace's Tiffany Tregarten, the concept of "neverhood" will be explored, a creative and conceptual tool central to Major Motion Picture. The improvisation practice Neverhood acts as a moving collective consciousness made of connected and competing desires of the ensemble. It moves over all types of terrain, fixing itself to objects, echoing and amplifying everyday life while constantly building and unbuilding itself. This dance workshop is conducted by Tiffany Tregarthen of Out Innerspace Dance, and is open to…

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November 2016

Eyes on Nature – Exhibit

November 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - November 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Eyes On Nature is a visually-extravagant photographic tour through seldom-seen corners of the natural world. Science educator and naturalist, David Denning, has used microscopes, macro equipment, underwater cameras, and telephoto lenses to explore a wide range of living subjects, from the almost-magical animals that dart around in our oceans to the endearing birds and wildlife at the other end of our binoculars. Exploring colour, pattern and composition, these images are a testimonial to the incredible artistry and diversity of nature.

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“She Said” Opening Reception

November 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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"She Said" is an art exhibit featuring the work of Sam Barlow, Julie Howard, Meghan McKillop, Ahava Shira, and Charlene Wolff at Art Spring November 10-17. Their work explores how we retell and rebel against the stories we have been told in order to gather wisdom and create new versions of what it means to be a woman. Through film, written and spoken word, mixed media collage and plaster sculpture, the exhibit seeks both to recognize and revision women’s ways…

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December 2016

Patricia Brown: A Retrospective

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - December 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Patricia Brown is a local artist whose work has been shown on the island for decades. She originally worked in water colour, but is now working in egg tempera. The work reflect the astonishing beauty of the fragile planet we call home.

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January 2017

SSPC’s January Lobby Show

January 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - January 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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"Solitude," by Wendy Rosier ArtSpring hosts the Annual January Lobby Show of the SaltSpring Photography Club from 6pm January 5, 2017 to 12:15pm, January 31, 2017. Open to all SSPhotography Club members, this show follows no stated theme or single idea. It is an opportunity to submit any image the photographer wants to exhibit, without the constraints of size or subject matter. This show does not offer an Opening Reception but invites viewers to wander through the public spaces in…

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February 2017

Death Cafe

February 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? Join JayaLynda Cole and other facilitators for open, honest, and genuine dialogue about death. Free. Refreshments by donation.

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March 2017

Johanna Hoskins – Lobby Art Show

March 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - March 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada

Johanna Hoskins – lobby show March 2017 at ArtSpring. I have struggled for many years trying to find the artist medium I liked most. It wasn’t until recently that I finally realized that I like them all. Mixing them up inspires me to create works that have more depth and meaning for myself as well as the viewer. This show is a selection of my art work created as a result of this journey.

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Death Cafe

March 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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If deaths the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? Join JayaLynda Cole and other facilitators for open, honest, and genuine dialogue about death. Free. Refreshments by donation.

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Sally Sunshine; Paintings of Celebration – Bateman Gallery

March 31, 2017 - April 9, 2017
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Sally Sunshine; Paintings of Celebration runs Mar. 31 - Apr. 9th in the Bateman Gallery 10am-5pm. Opening reception Friday Mar. 31st 4pm. Song-circles, talking circles and performances will be held daily at 1pm (except Wed.). Excerpts from “letters to sally” will be performed by Lisa Sigurgeirson Maxx Sun. Apr.2, & Sat. Apr. 8th. Susan Devor Cogan will sing from her upcoming CD “Nine Goddess Tales” Sat. April 1st & Sun. Apr.9th.  

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April 2017

Bill Underwood and Susanne Pendergast – Lobby Art Show

April 3, 2017 - May 1, 2017
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Bill Underwood “Looking UP 3” is the third co-display by long time friends Suzanne Prendergast and Bill Underwood. Suzanne is a water colourist, painter and printmaker while Bill’s focus is exclusively photography. Their decision to co-display is premised on visual art as a ‘big tent,’ one that comfortably accommodates vastly different methods, sensibilities and subject matter. Their hope is that the viewer will enjoy individual works as well as Suzanne’s and Bill’s contrasting ways of looking at and interpreting the…

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Death Cafe

April 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? Join JayaLynda Cole and other facilitators for open, honest, and genuine dialogue about death. Free. Refreshments by donation.

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May 2017

See Shells – Lobby Art Show

May 1, 2017 - May 31, 2017
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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An exhibition of photomontage art by Sam Lightman presents 25 images of shells in various depictions, some light-hearted and whimsical, others murky and dark. “The shells themselves present tremendous variety, stunning beauty, and incredible design, but the deteriorating state of the environment they come from sometimes calls for another, less optimistic, approach to their presentation. Past Shows and Exhibitions Photosynthesis 2015, ArtSpring Gallery, Salt Spring Island, 26 August-08 September 2015 “Impressions of Hawaii,” two-person show (with Maureen Milburn), Harbour House Hotel,…

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June 2017

2nd Impressions Print Show – Painters Guild

June 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The SSI Painters Guild printmaking group is showing new work in the ArtSpring Lobby from June 2nd to 30th.  Seventeen artists have submitted 43 original prints created using a variety of printmaking techniques. You’ll see silk screen prints, monotypes, linocuts and etchings. In addition, the show will include moths. Yes, moths! These small prints have been made to go to a large exhibition in July in Albuquerque, New Mexico to honour the humble moth. Who knew that we have so…

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November 2017

Death Cafe

November 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. Saturdays, 2 pm Nov 18, Jan 27, Feb 24, & Apr 14

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December 2017

Vintage Vancouver & More

December 1, 2017 - December 22, 2017
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Vintage Vancouver & More League 181 presents Vintage Vancouver and More, a show of new paintings in the ArtSpring Lobby for the month of December. A series of iconic black and white photos of Vancouver dating back over a century ago provided inspiration for the main display of the show. Transforming the photos into paintings became a larger challenge with the choice of a limited colour palette. League 181 is a group of 6 artists, Herb Otto, Peter Eyles, Dulcy…

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January 2018

Death Cafe

January 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. Saturdays, 2 pm Next dates: Feb 24, & Apr 14

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February 2018

Looking UP 4 – Lobby Exhibit

February 1, 2018 - February 28, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Free

Open Monday to Friday from 9 - 5 pm  “Looking Up” is the fourth co-display by longtime friends Suzanne Prendergast and Bill Underwood.  Suzanne is a watercolourist, painter, and printmaker while Bill’s focus is exclusively photography.  Their decision to co-display is premised on visual art as a ‘big tent,’ one that comfortably accommodates vastly different methods, sensibilities and subject matter. Their hope is that the viewer will enjoy individual works as well as Suzanne’s and Bill’s contrasting ways of looking…

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Lobby Art (Display Case): Ahava Shira

February 1, 2018 - February 28, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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On display Feb 1 - 28 Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm The Joy of Birthing Words by Ahava Shira, Ph.D Writer, Author, Mentor A reflection of her life journey as a writer, solo and in collaboration with other writers and with the community of writers she mentors on Salt Spring and around the world. A celebration of her love for words and their empowering and enlivening possibilities.    

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Death Cafe

February 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. Next date: Apr 14

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March 2018

Painter’s Guild Annual Art Show – Lobby

March 3, 2018 - March 30, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Free

Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm Twenty-four artists display a wide variety of paintings and drawings from Workshops, Collaborative Activities or Drawing Sessions hosted by the Guild.    

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April 2018

Things Made – Lobby Art

April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Things Made by Erin Cleal At first glance, I would describe my work as bright, colourful and playful. However, there is often a sarcastic darkness or sadness to the images, comparable to the adult humour in a children’s movie. This Lobby show is a sampler of some of my work and creative interests. Primarily in drawing, painting, collage and mixed media. In 2016 I moved from East Vancouver to Salt Spring Island and shortly thereafter began working at Artspring as…

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Death Cafe

April 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. April 14, 3-5 pm with our annual cemetery walk at St. Paul's Cemetery in Fulford at 1:30 pm.

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May 2018

Jeanne Lyons Exhibit: Exiles, Witnesses and Guardians

May 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Free

This exhibit, which is featured in the ArtSpring lobby during the month o f May, includes works on paper using graphite and coloured pencil. These works explore the themes in the title of the show. The exhibit is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on weekends and evenings when events are scheduled.  

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July 2018

Lesley Burke: Life should be a carnival

July 28, 2018 - August 30, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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September 2018

Bob Fenske Exhibition

September 1, 2018 - September 24, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Free

Lobby Art Exhibition September 1-24th, 2018 Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Saintes, 2017 Artist Statement: I photograph people in their environments because I am curious of what lays behind their eyes, where they have been and where they hope to go. My choice of subject comes from my interest in ideas about beauty, and emotional connections. I enjoy finding photographs that capture candid moments. I use photography as a means of self-expression – I make pictures for myself, to…

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October 2018

Mary Laucks Lobby Exhibit

October 2, 2018 - October 31, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Rosetta Open Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:oopm and during performances. Several pieces in Mary Laucks’ show of new work in the ArtSpring lobby have been made using a new technique that makes the paintings appear ceramic. A series of highly textured figurative paintings textured abstract paintings, and a large op-art piece is also included in the show. Mary Laucks continues her exploration of abstraction using mark-making, texture, and colour. Come and visit and enjoy the paintings!  

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ArtSpring Presents: Death Cafe

October 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Death Cafe SERIES: Special Event October 20, 2018; December 15, 2018;  January 12, 2019; March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm (except March 30) Free Held in the ArtSpring Lobby, the international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. March 30 will start with a cemetery walk 1:00pm-2:00pm followed by the Death Cafe from 2:30pm-4:00pm.

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ArtSpring Presents: Death Cafe

October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Death Cafe SERIES: Special Event October 20, 2018; December 15, 2018;  January 12, 2019; March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm (except March 30) Free Held in the ArtSpring Lobby, the international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. March 30 will start with a cemetery walk 1:00pm-2:00pm followed by the Death Cafe from 2:30pm-4:00pm.

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ArtSpring Presents: Death Cafe

October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Death Cafe SERIES: Special Event October 20, 2018; December 15, 2018;  January 12, 2019; March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm (except March 30) Free Held in the ArtSpring Lobby, the international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. March 30 will start with a cemetery walk 1:00pm-2:00pm followed by the Death Cafe from 2:30pm-4:00pm.

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November 2018

Jerry Witmer Lobby Exhibit

November 2, 2018 - November 30, 2018
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Jerry began painting at the age of thirteen in 1989 in Southern Ontario. Painting abstract as well as developing a unique landscape style. Jerry has been a resident of Salt Spring Island for almost nine years, continually inspired by the beauty that surrounds him. Having a studio on the island that is open year round by appointment. Lobby Exhibit Hours Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

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December 2018

ArtSpring Presents: Death Cafe

December 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Death Cafe SERIES: Special Event October 20, 2018; December 15, 2018;  January 12, 2019; March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm (except March 30) Free Held in the ArtSpring Lobby, the international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. March 30 will start with a cemetery walk 1:00pm-2:00pm followed by the Death Cafe from 2:30pm-4:00pm.

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January 2019

ArtSpring Presents: Death Cafe

January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Death Cafe SERIES: Special Event October 20, 2018; December 15, 2018;  January 12, 2019; March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm (except March 30) Free Held in the ArtSpring Lobby, the international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. March 30 will start with a cemetery walk 1:00pm-2:00pm followed by the Death Cafe from 2:30pm-4:00pm.

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February 2019

Looking UP 5 – Lobby Exhibit

February 1, 2019 - February 28, 2019
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Free

“Looking Up” is the fifth co-display by longtime friends Suzanne Prendergast and Bill Underwood.  Suzanne is a watercolourist, painter and printmaker while Bill’s focus is exclusively photography.  Their decision to co-display is premised on visual art as a ‘big tent,’ one that comfortably accommodates vastly different methods, sensibilities and subject matter. Their hope is that the viewer will enjoy individual works as well as Suzanne’s and Bill’s contrasting ways of looking at and interpreting the world. Lobby Exhibit Open Monday…

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Info Session Celebrate the Arts

February 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Celebrate the Arts: Art Making by the Salt Spring Community. ArtSpring is very pleased to announce an open call for Celebrate the Arts: Art Making by the Salt Spring Artist Community, a gallery exhibit and theatre performance of participatory artworks created for anyone interested in the process and experience of making art. The exhibition will be held on April 20, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm in the ArtSpring Gallery, and will feature participatory (any artistic level and age welcome) and demonstrative…

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March 2019

Painters Guild Workshop & Drawing Show

March 2, 2019 - March 29, 2019
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Salt Spring Island Painters Guild Lobby Exhibit March 2 - 29 Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Free The Painters Guild’s annual show in the lobby of ArtSpring is an opportunity for the members to show artwork that was initiated during workshops, collaborative activities (e.g. DVD workshops) and drawing sessions hosted by the Guild. All paintings are originals, in all medium, never been shown before and are for sale.        

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ArtSpring Presents: Death Cafe

March 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Death Cafe SERIES: Special Event October 20, 2018; December 15, 2018;  January 12, 2019; March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm (except March 30) Free Held in the ArtSpring Lobby, the international phenomenon, Death Cafe, returns to ArtSpring for another year – people gather to have tea and talk about death. March 30 will start with a cemetery walk 1:00pm-2:00pm followed by the Death Cafe from 2:30pm-4:00pm.

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April 2019

Jerry Witmer: “Inspired Landscapes”

April 2, 2019 - April 29, 2019
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Lobby Exhibit April 2 - 29 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm "The Hollow" These various landscapes highlight some of the beautiful places I have experienced on Salt Spring Island, Interpreting the light and colour in my own way to show the details that I enjoyed while there. All painted from memory of a certain place in time.

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Rea Zogia: “Nova Luna”

April 2, 2019 - April 29, 2019
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Jankura Lounge Exhibit: dedicated for new and/or young Salt Spring artists. April 2 - 29 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Enjoy a series of paintings and illustrations created by Rea Zogia of MoonRay Designs. ‘Nova Luna’ is an exhibition that represents Rea’s early stages of creation as she decides to pursue art as a full-time career. Nature’s earthy treasures, such as antlers, bones and wood as well as the longing of far away friends, have come together as the…

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June 2019

Lobby Exhibit – Erin Cleal

June 2, 2019 - June 30, 2019
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Lobby Exhibit Open weekdays 9:00am - 5:00pm PUSHING PAINT By Erin Cleal This body of work focuses on the repetition of texture, patterns and colour. I am continuously drawn to these elements whether found in natural or industrial settings. Pushing Paint has become more about the actual act of painting rather than the final outcome.

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July 2019

Treasure Fair Silent Auction

July 18, 2019 - July 20, 2019
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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2019 ArtSpring Treasure Fair July 18, 19, and 20.       Treasures up for auction all weekend (silently) Concert on Friday Treasures up for auction on Saturday (not so silently) Come help us celebrate Treasure Fair’s 19th year! There isn’t a better time to get to know and support the arts centre that means so much to our community. The dozens of enthusiastic volunteers who make this event happen will be on hand to greet you, show you around,…

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September 2019

DAISSI Be Your Wild Self

September 4, 2019 - September 29, 2019
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Lobby exhibit open September 4 - 29 Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 4:30pm "The Chase" by Reggie Hood September is Pride month on Salt Spring! The DAISSI Queer Art Show is proud to bring together Salt Spring’s LGBTQAI1+ community to produce Be Your Wild Self, an exciting installation of painting, photography and mixed media.

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