Art Demo: Loom Woven Vessels & Rumple

January 25, 2020

Please note this demo has been rescheduled from Saturday, January 18 to Saturday, January 25.

Join exhibiting artist Fran Solar as she demonstrates her unique technique of stitching and shaping a flat piece of woven metal textile into a sculpture, freestanding or for a wall.

Art Demo: Loom Woven Vessels & Rumple

Playing with Fire: Exploring Ceramic Art

January 23, 2020

Join gallery staff for a day of exploration into the ceramic arts.

Playing with Fire: Exploring Ceramic Art

The Art of Fabric Collage: Experiments with Cutting, Bonding & Layering with Lorna Moffat

January 21, 2020

In this fun hands-on workshop, you will create a fabric collage without stitching or use of a sewing machine to take home and frame. Lorna attended Glasgow School of Art from 1982 to ‘87, receiving both BA honours and postgraduate degrees in textile design.

The Art of Fabric Collage: Experiments with Cutting, Bonding & Layering with Lorna Moffat

Ultimate Traveller: Impressions of Madagascar

October 30, 2019

Madagascar is often referred to as the eighth continent and the island’s legendary uniqueness is best reflected by its plethora of amazing lemurs, colourful chameleons, many endemic bird species and a fascinating array of endemic flora, all of which combine to make for a truly exceptional photo s

Impressions of Madagascar

Art History: Artists-Muses: Promises & Perils Part 2

October 28, 2019

In this illustrated lecture you will learn about the fascinating lives and work of fashion model and photographer Lee Miller and Man Ray and Surrealist photographer, painter, and poet Dora Maar, must of Picasso. Presenter: Sandra Seekins, MA, art historian, Capilano University.

Art History: Artists-Muses: Promises & Perils Part 2

Art Sundays: Remnant and Retake with Niloofar Miry

October 27, 2019

Explore the technical and conceptual aspects of Miry's work in her series Remnant & Retake, with a focus on its philosophical and historical references to culture, land and the juxtaposition of the ancient and the contemporary. 

Held in the gallery. Free admission, no registration required.

Niloofar Miry, Untitled Photograph

Ultimate Traveller: Impressions of Uganda & Rwanda

October 23, 2019

Uganda boasts the most varied safari circuit in Africa. The lush mountain forests of Bwindi protect the world's largest remaining population of mountain gorillas, many of which have become habituated to tourists.

Impressions of Uganda & Rwanda

Art History: Artists-Muses: Promises & Perils Part 1

October 21, 2019

Women who were famous artists’ muses had access to the art world, yet their participation in it as equals was often obstructed by gender stereotypes. This illustrated lecture explores the life, work and relationship of sculptor Camille Claudel and Rodin.

Art History: Artists-Muses: Promises & Perils Part 1

Art Sundays: How the Swans Came to the Lake with John Pickering

October 20, 2019

Join exhibiting artist John Pickering for an artistic and spiritual journey filled with raku-fired pottery and molten glass, mentored along the way by the Persian poet Shams i Tabrizi, French sculptor Georges Jeanclos, and the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh.

Cost: Free

John Pickering, Rumi, 16" x 20"

Art Tour: Artists & Artisans of the Sunshine Coast

October 17, 2019

Join gallery staff for an exciting art-filled day on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. We will visit artist studios, homes and gardens, and local galleries in advance of the Sunshine Coast Art Crawl. Bus leaves from Ferry Building Gallery.

Marleen Vemeulen