Celebration of the Arts 2016

celebration-of-the-arts-web-sliderWow, what a fantastic event! On Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 2016, more than 50 artists, performers, artisans, craftspeople, community members, and ArtSpring volunteers and staff came together to showcase art on Salt Spring in all its many fantastic forms.

The Celebration of the Arts is over for this year. Stay tuned for photos of this past weekend! And keep an eye out for the next Celebration!

In the meantime, special thanks to all the volunteers on the Celebration Committee, and particularly to Robbyn Scott for organizing the Mash-up performance, and Johanna Hoskins for organizing children’s activities. ArtSpring also wants to offer an ENORMOUS thank you to all the participating artists and performers!

Groups on Display and in Demonstration:

Artists on Display and in Demonstration:

  • Zandra Stratford: Abstract paintings. Visit online.
  • Leslie DeAthe: Beaded jewelry. Visit online.
  • David Denning: Photographing micro-organisms.
  • Sonja R. Barnard: Sculptural ceramics and clay work. Visit online.
  • Mary Laucks: Abstract painting. Visit online.
  • Sandra and Don Hodgins: Weaving and painting, respectively. Visit online.
  • Tracy Harrison: Paintings, clay work, and sculpture. Visit online.
  • Diane Mortensen: Paintings and encaustic.
  • Luba Nikitina: Mosaic art.
  • Terri Reid: Nature paintings. Visit online.
  • Bryan Dubien: Community Art initiatives.
  • Ross McLeod: Nature photography and canvas wrap paintings. Visit online.
  • Mickey Udal: Nature photography.

Artists Mash-up Performers:

  • Stefanie Denz, Rosalie Matchett and Robbyn Scott: film, audio, and performance art.
  • Gillian McConnell, Anna Haltrecht, and Wanda Nowicki: painting, dance improv, and music.
  • Kira Schaffer and Bryan Dubien: circus art and community art.
  • Oona McOuat and Leigh Hilbert: music and video.
  • Laurie Steffler and dancers: felt costumes and dance.
  • Caroni Young and Oria Atkinson: choir and gymnastics.
  • Cicela Mansson and Robbyn Scott: voice and movement.