Opening Reception, September 24th from 6pm-9pm.
September 20th – October 1st, 2016
The Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) was founded in 1941 by a group of Canadian artists, including the Group of Seven luminary, Lawren Harris. The FCA continues to operate as a registered not for profit society with members throughout the world and chapters in Western Canada. The FCA is dedicated to raising artistic standards by stimulating participants to greater heights of knowledge and achievement by offering what is believed to be the first completely artists-sponsored gallery in Canada. The Federation Gallery is located on Granville Island, Vancouver, BC, featuring bi-monthly juried exhibitions of works by emerging and Signature members as well as two juried international shows held annually: Painting on the Edge and AIRS. The FCA also holds special collaborative shows with other art societies. An extensive education program which is open to non-members as well as members, offering workshops, classes, critiques and lectures in the fine arts media, with instruction by successful established artists who can help all artists to explore and develop their artistic interest and talent. Membership in the FCA is open to all who appreciate art.
October 5th – 30th, 2016
Incorporated as a cooperative, non-profit society since 1971, Dundarave PrintWorkshop (DPW) is an artists’ studio and gallery dedicated to contemporary fine art printmaking. Our members include established and emerging artists, all of whom share a common love of printmaking.Located in the Netloft Building, amidst Vancouver’s vibrant Granville Island community of artists’ studios, galleries and cafés, DPW offers professional facilities for intaglio, relief-based printmaking and related processes.
SNAP is dedicated to the promotion of both traditional and experimental printmaking practices including prints, artists’ books, posters and print-based installation as well as new, experimental and hybrid forms. To achieve these goals the Society maintains a permanent, dedicated space including a gallery and printmaking studio, and provides a comprehensive range of programming including: exhibitions (CARFAC fees are paid to exhibiting artists), classes, workshops, lectures, mentorships, artists’ residencies and publishing. Programming for exhibitions and education is reviewed and revised periodically to keep pace with new developments in the field and to better serve SNAP’s diverse constituency, which includes the many individuals and groups from all backgrounds and levels of experience who take courses and attend exhibitions at SNAP, practicing professional print-artists, schools, high-risk youth groups and more.
November 6th – 19th, 2016
The Visual Arts program at UBC Okanagan balances academic study and studio work, and it provides a critical and contemporary art education. Students acquire the foundation skills and theories to work in a variety of media, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography and digital documentary production. Integral to Visual Arts are innovative academic electives, visiting artist workshops and opportunities to participate in myriad art exhibitions.
The FINA gallery in the foyer of the Creative and Critical Studies Building hosts exhibitions throughout the year—some by visiting arts, some by faculty members, and many by BFA and MFA students.