Spring Show :: 2017

Spring Exhibition

Presented by Semiahmoo Arts in the Turnbull Gallery
South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre, 14601 – 20th Avenue, Surrey

Gallery hours vary; Please call 604-536-8333

Opening Reception: February 26, 2-4pm

Award Winners:

1st: Joyce Trygg, Seeking the Shade
2nd: Veronica Davies, Selfie Portrait
3rd: Beverley Biddulph, Last Light
Award of Excellence: Fran Alexander, Reflecting Light I
Award of Excellence: Jo-Ann Wichary, One Hump or Two
Award of Excellence: Deborah Strong, Master Builders (Bushtits)


Member News :: February 2017

Patricia Peters and Kathleen Menges are having a show at the Kariton Gallery. The show is featuring Cold Wax and Oil – “Kindred Spirits and Fantasy”, March 18 to April 16, opening reception Saturday, March 18th 6-8 pm.

Wendy Mould, AFCA, is offering a full-day Marketing Workshop – Let’s Get Your Art Out There. Sunday, February 26 & Sunday, March 5, 10-3 pm. Get your Marketing Plans fired up to new and successful levels. $70. Contact Wendy wendy@artbywendy.com, 604-314-2232 to Register.

Wendy Mould, AFCA, is offering the following workshop: Turn Your Doodles into Awesome Class – Doodles make Awesome Cards for All Occasions. No Experience required, Beginners to Advanced Welcome. $30 all supplies included. Thursday, February 16, 1:30-3:30, & 6-8 pm, Expressions Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, & Saturday, February 18, 10:30-12:30pm (Full), 2-4 pm (1 spot). Art by Wendy Studio, N Surrey. REGISTER NOW: Contact Wendy, wendy@artbywendy.com, 604-314-2232.

Winteruption with Carol Whitlock

Member News :: November

Currently Audrey Bakewell has several paintings in the Positively Petite Show at Place Des Arts in Coquitlam and at the Mc Burney Café in Langley.  Upcoming events that Audrey is participating in are the South Surrey & White Rock Art Society Fall Art Show and Sale Nov 19-20  10am-6  14601 20 Ave  Surrey.   Paints ‘n Bloom Fall Art Show and Sale Nov 25-27  10am-4 at 4746 Marine Dr, Burnaby Gardenworks at Mandeville.  As part of this fundraiser along with Wendy Mould, Audrey will offer a Beginner Watercolor Class Nov 23 and a Christmas Card Making Class Nov 24 – to register call Wendy at 604 583 4538.   FCA Fraser Valley Chapter Art Show Surrey Art Gallery Nov 15-Feb 7.  Holiday Market Dec 2  11am-6  Dec 3&4  10am-4  14601 20 Ave, Surrey.

Garibaldi Art Club in Maple Ridge is having their annual show and sale Nov 18,19 and 20th  Fraserview Hall 22610 116th Ave Maple Ridgeby the Haney Bypass).  check out our website garibaldiartclub.com or Facebook for details.

Wendy Mould, AFCA invites you to spend a day on improving your Art Marketing Skills with her.  Her well known workshop “Let’s Get Your Art Out There” is only offered once a year.  This year’s dates are Sunday, February 26 & Sunday, March 5.  $70 + GST. Register Now. Wendy 604-314-2232 or wendy@artbywendy.com

Wendy Mould, AFCA’s picture “A Friendship Moment” was accepted in the Sketch Show at the Federation Gallery. Show runs Nov. 8-20, 2016.

Wendy Mould, AFCA has 7 pieces from her Constructive Organics Series featured in the Ensemble 2016 Show at the ACT art gallery, 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge.  Gallery open Tuesday to Saturday, 11-4pm and for some evening performances.

The North Shore Artist’s Guild, of which I am one of the 335 members, is having its’ Fall Art Sale, at The Pipe Shop at the Shipyards ( N.S. Quay) 115 Victory Way, North Vancouver, on November 26/27. Hours on Sat. 26th 12.00 to 5, Sun. 27 10 to 5. Florence L. Nicholson

Here is an invitation to our sixth annual show “A Breath of Fresh Art”, November 12 and 13, once again at the Ocean Park Hall.  We have some returning members as well as guest artists. Our show contains a wonderful variety of styles of art that we hope you will enjoy.   Two of our members, Joyce Trygg and Gwen Murphy, will be in this show.

Connie (McClinton) Wicklund will be showing at the South Surrey White Rock Art Society’s show on Saturday, Nov 18 – Sunday Nov 19th, 2016 along with some very amazing Artists from our chapter.

Jytte Frost is entering the 8×8 Anonymous show In North Vancouver at Cityscape on Lonsdale.   Opening night Nov.17th on until the 19th of Dec.

Member News :: October 2016

Marney-Rose Edge – “Paint your Pet”,  a 2 day watercolour workshop instructed by Marney-Rose Edge, SFCA, October 14th (5pm-9pm) and Saturday October 15th (10am-4pm).   Location is 1000 Parker Street in Vancouver and the value of the workshop is $240+GST.  For more information please check my website www.marneyroseedge.com/workshops

Marney-Rose Edge – “Precious Peonies”. A 3 day watercolour workshop painting luscious pink peonies on a full sheet, November 4-6 2016 at 1000 Parker Street in Vancouver and the value is $375+GST.  For more information please check my website www.marneyroseedge.com/workshops

THE BLUE HERON GALLERY HOSTS an 8 x 8 JURIED SHOW., 105, 10996, Barnston View Rd., Pitt Meadows.  Osprey Village.  604-459-0600. Submission Deadline Friday October 14th. All artwork to be done on 8 X 8 canvas or wood panels 1 1/2 “ deep. Show will be held 1st November to 15 November. Prizes to be awarded at a Wine and Cheese reception.  For more information please visit www.theblueherongallery.ca

Gabrielle Strauss has several of her abstract works at Frosting Cupcakery on Fraser Hwy. in Langley as part of the Langley Art Crawl.  On October 8th, Gabrielle will be on site at the Flagstop Gallery for the annual Cranberry Festival.

Nino Dobrosavljevic – On October 7, 2016 ’s – Opening reception 7 pm-9 pm in the Place des Arts -Atrium Gallery 1120 Brunette Ave Coquitlam. My personal exhibition. Exhibition will be open until November 5, 2016.

Wendy Mould, AFCA & Audrey Bakewell invite you to Paints n’ Bloom Christmas Show & Sale, Nov. 25 – 27,  10-4pm daily GardenWorks at Mandeville, 4746 Marine Dr. Burnaby, Featuring award winning Artists Audrey Bakewell & Wendy Mould,  In support of the Alzheimer’s Society of British Columbia.  Special feature of the show: Beginner Watercolour Class Wed., Nov. 23, 3:30-5:30  & Christmas Card Making Class, Nov. 24 2-4pm. Contact Wendy for information and registration for classes 604-583-4538 or www.artbywendy.com

Wendy Mould, AFCA has her picture “Following the Line” accepted in the Concept Show at the Federation Gallery and her picture “The Hunter Waits” accepted for the 75 Anniversary Show.

Wendy Mould, AFCA invites you to spend a day on improving your Art Marketing Skills with her.  Her well known workshop “Let’s Get Your Art Out There” is only offered once a year.  This year’s dates are Sunday, February 26 & Sunday, March 5.  $90 + GST. Register Now.  Wendy 604-314-2232 or wendy@artbywendy.com

Member News :: September 2016


Sunshine & Sunflowers :: Wendy Mould

Gabrielle Strauss is showing several pieces of her works at the Fort Langley Artists Group- FLAG- on weekends until October 8th at the train station in Ft. Langley. There will be a paint in on September 5th from 12 pm -4 pm, with several artists doing on site demos.

On October 2nd FLAG will be part of the walking studio tour in Ft. Langley organized by the Centennial Museum from 10 am-4 pm.  The FLAG continues to be open until October 8th for the Cranberry festival, Gabrielle Strauss will be on site doing face painting as well.

Gabrielle Strauss is also one of the participants in the 2nd Langley Art Crawl October 1st/2nd and some of her works will be shown at Frostings Cupcakes

Wendy Mould, AFCA invites you to her Open Studio, Saturday & Sunday, Oct 1 & 2, 10-4pm.  9349 152A St. Surrey.  Drawing Demos 11 & 1:30 daily.   Art by Wendy Studio offers original works, cards and prints.  Commissions are Welcomed.

Beverley Biddulph has had a painting accepted in the Federation Gallery show, Scenes From Western Canada, running from September 6 to 18.

Wendy Mould, AFCA, Lea Sevcov, and Isabelle Gibson invite you to visit Expressions Art Gallery, Valley Fair Mall, 228 & Lougheed Hwy.  A new Artist Run Gallery featuring their work.  Gallery opens Sept 12, with Grand Opening Event, October 1, 2016.  Gallery features unique local Art: paintings, potter, ceramics, jewelry,  sculptures and more.  Open Mon – Wed. 9:30-5:30,Thurs &Fri. 9:30-9pm, Sat. 9:30-5:30 and  Sun 12-5pm.

Audrey Bakewell invites you to Peninsula Art Tour, Sept 24 & 25, 10-4pm. #1, 15168 22 Ave. See www.peninsulaarttour.com for more information.

Audrey Bakewell & Reet Herder invite you to “A Touch of Art” an Art Show and Sale, Oct 15-16, 2016, 9-4pm. South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre, 14601 20 Ave. Surrey, BC.

Member News :: June 2016

Wendy Mould Folowing the line

Wendy Mould, AFCA is pleased to announce that her picture “ Following the Line” was selected for the Arts 2016 Juried Show at the Surrey Arts Center.  Show runs June 25 – August 27, with the reception Friday, June 27, 7-9pm.

Wendy Mould, AFCA invites you to join her at the Kilby Historic Sites’s Plein Air Painting Festival August 26, 27 & 28, 11-4pm. Call for Artists – All skill levels are welcome! During the competition, come rain or shine, up to fifty participating artists from across the Lower Mainland are invited to paint around the historic site.  Capture breathtaking historic vistas, 1920s farm equipment, historic buildings, lush gardens & orchards, delightful farm animals, and the surrounding mountains of our uniquely beautiful region.  The festival will culminate in an award ceremony at the Sunday luncheon at 2:30pm.  Winners of the People’s Choice and various other categories will be announced at this time.  Check our website for prize information.  The sale of paintings will occur throughout the afternoon on Sunday until 4pm. Deadline to sign up August 15, 2016 Registration $15  Email : events@kilby.ca Kilby Historic Site, 215 Kilby Road, Harrison Mills, 604-796-9576, www.kilby.ca

Gabrielle Strauss, as part of the FLAG group in Fort Langley, will have new work in the Flagstop gallery at the train station in Ft.Langley, from June 20th- July 30th – ARTIST’S CHOICE – and from July 30th – September 5th ‘CATS’.

Gabrielle Strauss is also having a 2 women show at the Newton Cultural Centre in August titled intuitive expressions.

Member News :: May 2016


Marney-Rose Edge is honoured to be speaking at the Oasis symposium this weekend in Kelowna. She joins Mike Svob and Barry Refuse for the event.

Marney-Rose Edge is participating in the North Shore’s Art in the Garden Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29 2016 from noon to 5 pm both days.  This year the garden she is showing in will be featured in the Vancouver Sun May 20th with the gardener Delphia Johnstone.  The self guided tour guide is available for the North Vancouver Arts Council’s website.

Wendy Mould AFCA has two miniatures “Feeling the Edge” and “Gathering On the Edge” in the International Miniature Art Biennial 2016, Quebec.  Show runs June 3-Sept 18.  Wendy also has “Early Morning on the Mud Flats” in the Brush of Spring Show at the Surrey Arts Center and her picture “Over the Line” was accepted in the FCA Mail-In Art Exhibition, 2016.

Gabrielle Strauss still has her florals exhibited at Mc Burney Coffee House until the end of May.

Gabrielle Strauss will also be part of the first FLAG show this year, called “Nature’s patterns”, opening May 21st at the FLAG show gallery in Fort Langley, Langley Heritage Society CN Station, at the corner of Mavis and Glover Road. The show changes theme on June 25th.

Cindy Johnson has had a painting called “The Boys of Summer” chosen for the upcoming Federation show “Limitless”

Connie Wicklund & Diane Young are painting every Tuesday 11am-2pm at the Makers Room.  Please drop in and bring all your supplies for $10.00.

Member News :: April 2016

Hans Baarschers had three paintings accepted in the upcoming Pop-Up Gallery Show at Capilano Mall in North Vancouver.  The show runs from May 6 to May 15 as part of “May is Art Month” and is organized by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council.

The Chilliwack Community Arts Council will be hosting “Art Under The Umbrella”, a festival of live painting demonstrations and exhibition, art installation, live music and more! The date is June 11th, and the location is Chilliwack Central Park. For more information please email Louisa De Vette at < _devette@hotmail.com >

Wendy Mould, AFCA is pleased to announce that the April/May Vol 108 International Artist Magazine has an 8 page spread featuring her and her work “Using Salt with Watercolour”.  Also Wendy has been awarded the “Outstanding Service to the Arts 2016” Award by the Surrey Arts Council.

Wendy Mould, AFCA invites you to Artswest Spring Show & Sale, April 24, 10-4pm, Elgin Hall, 14250 Crescent Rd, South Surrey. More info www.artswest.ca

Wendy Mould, AFCA invites you to The Work of Art,  May 7, Newton Cultural Center, 13530 72 Ave., Surrey – 4 Sessions + Lunch $25.  Wendy will be presenting, “ Newsletters, Your Direct Connection to Collectors” other sessions will be: Creative People talking to Business People; Technology for the Artist’s Business; and Effective Networking & Follow Up to Grow your Business. Pre-registration: info@artscouncilofsurrey.ca or 604-594-2700

Audrey Bakewell and Wendy Mould, AFCA invite you to Paints’n Bloom Spring Show and Sale, April 29-May 1, 10-4pm, Mandeville Gardens, 4746 Marine Dr. Burnaby.  At the same time they will offer a Beginner Watercolour Class, Thursday, April 28, 4-6pm. $35 Supplies Included. Pre-registration 604-583-4538 or wendy@artbwendy.com

Gabrielle Strauss has been accepted in the juried show ‘Just Flowers’ – Surrey Arts Council/ Newton Cultural Centre, reception takes place April 9th – 1-3 pm.

Amy J. Dyck is inviting you all to follow along on a 30 day Creative Adventure, full of stories, photos, and art daily, Join in the fun, and invite others!  Here is a link to the video explaining the adventure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coGENFnB_lw

Joanne Finlay and Lynn Sykes are thrilled that they have recently received their signature status (AFCA).  Lynn sold one of the three originals she submitted for jurying on the last day of the Success show.

Lana Hart is in a group show at the TOL Civic Centre at 20338 65th ave. Langley. Come to see the photos I took as I discovered my roots in Ireland

Member News :: March 2016

Evelyn Zuberbier has two paintings in the theme show ‘Transition’ with the Chilliwack Visual Artists  Association which is on in the O’Connor Group Art Gallery in Chilliwack, from February 18 to March 26, 2016

Kathleen Menges is showing her work at restaurant 62 till the May 27. It is 2001 McCallum Rd, Abbotsford, off Marshall Rd.  a wonderful place to show contemporary art work.

Gabrielle Strauss (former Greig) has been invited to have a 3 months display and sale of her work at Mc Burney Coffee and Tea house at 20504 Fraser Hwy, Langley, starting April 1st.

Gabrielle Strauss, amongst 37 other artists, had been chosen to commission a painting for the new Abbotsford Hospice building- Oxygen for the Soul, and an auction/reception will take place on March 17th at 6pm at the Reach Gallery in Abbotsford. Tickets are $25 and can be bought at the Reach, Abbotsford Arts Council or at www.abbotsfordhospice.org

Gabrielle Strauss has also been invited to join the Fort Langley Artists Group. The FLAGstop Gallery at the Fort Langley train station will re-open in May 2016.

Wendy Mould, AFCA and Audrey Bakewell  offering a Beginners Watercolour Class,  Thursday, April 28, 4-6pm Gardenworks at Mandeville, 4746 Marine Dr., Burnaby, BC.A fun evening to relax, enjoy some refreshments while you use values and colours to learn the secrets of watercolour.  Supplies Included. $35. Register Wendy 604-583-4538

Wendy Mould, AFCA invites you to ARTSWEST’S MULTI-MEDIA SPRING SHOW & SALE – April 24, 2016. 10-4pm Elgin Hall, 14250 Crescent Rd., Surrey. Spring is here and we are excited to share all the wonderful works we have created this winter.  Enjoy Coffee & Refreshments while chatting with the Artists and seeing the newest works. Enter the raffle to win an original of your choice.  For information  wendy@artbywendy.com

Wendy Mould, AFCA and Audrey Bakewell  invite you to Paints’n Bloom Art Show and Sale, Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1, 2016  10-4pm Daily,  Gardenworks at Mandeville, 4746 Marine Dr., Burnaby, BC. Featuring art by Wendy and Audrey, Proud Supporter of Alzheimer Society, British Columbia.  Great opportunity to find that “special thing” for Mother’s Day!!

The GROUP OF NINE Art Group, (all members of this Chapter) is having a show on March 12 and 13, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm.   Location: Fraserview Village Hall, corner of 227th St. and 116th Avenue, just off the Haney Bypass, in Maple Ridge. All 9 artists will be in attendance. There will be demonstrations, food and good company. We would love to see some of our fellow members pay us a visit.