Exhibition Schedule

Exhibitions of work by artists in our community, on view in the Silk Purse Arts Centre.

    • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    • Thursday, December 20, 2018
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre






    Mixed media abstract works inspired & influenced by the natural elements by artists exploring the elements of the media they are using.
    Veteran North Shore artist Monica Gewurz applies thick layers of acrylic paint & other mediums with brush & pallet knife to create almost 3-D paintings inspired by water, earth & fire.
    Graphic designer/artist David Pacholko's work, inspired by the natural landscape of Canada & Laurentian pencil crayons, explores colour & light using textured acrylic paint & mixed media.
    MB Way, artistic duo Mariana Sola & Bonnie Santas, work together with resin, acrylics, inks & even fire to mimic the west coast landscape.

    Opening Reception Tuesday November 27,  6-8pm.
    Everyone welcome!

    Generously supported by



    • Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    • Sunday, January 20, 2019
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre






    Artwork from the You Are Here 2019 Calendar featuring scenes of the North Shore by local artists: Tatjana Mirkov-PopovickiFrank Townsley, Geoffrey Feng, Margot Brassil, Vern Montgomery, Shelly McDonald, Wanda Doyle, Robin Wall, Julie Johnston, Elyse Dodge, Lorena Krause & Laura Pickard.
    Theses stunning works of art were used to create a 2019 calendar used as a promotional & fundraising tool for the upcoming North Shore Cultural Mapping Project, spearheaded by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council.
    The North Shore Cultural Map will showcase the art & cultural diversity of the North Shore, including the City of North Vancouver, the District of North Vancouver, the District of West Vancouver, the Squamish Nation and the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Learn more about the Cultural Mapping project.

    Opening Reception Tuesday January 8, 6-8pm. Everyone welcome!

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    Exhibition sponsored by

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    • Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    • Sunday, February 10, 2019
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre







    Mixed media artists Annette Nieukerk & Lorna Schwenk explore women’s relationships with their bodies, environments, identities & pets.

    Opening Reception Tuesday January 22, 6-8pm. Everyone welcome!

    Generously supported by



    • Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    • Sunday, March 03, 2019
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre






    SPECTRUM is an exciting exhibition celebrating the talented & diverse artists in our community! We're going to hold an open invitation to all artists, established & emerging, with the first 25 to submit work accepted for the exhibition. By creating an inclusive level playing field, Spectrum shines a light on a group of talented artists at varying stages in their careers working in a wide spectrum of mediums, styles & subject matter. 

    Learn how to participate here                   

    There will be a People's Choice Award of a $100 Opus Art Supplies gift card for the artwork that receives the most votes from visitors to the gallery. Art lovers-support creativity in our community & vote for your favourite work of art!

    Opening reception: Tuesday, February 12th, from 6-8pm  

    Generously supported by




Dena Rouhbakhsh & Neda Derakhshan, March 5 - 24

Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation 2019, March 26 - April 14

David Chen & Amy Yuan, April 14 - May 5

Frozen Moment, The Art Studios, May 7 - 26

Colleen Gould, Tammy Flynn Seybold & Fanny Tang, May 28 - June 16

Minhwa: The Art of Happiness, Sang Hee Kim, June 18 - July 7

Jane Appleby, Katherine Johnston & Jenna Robinson, July 9 - 28

Barbara Hirano, Ivanno Macci & Patricia Vaughan, August 13 - September 1

All Together Now, Roz MacLean, September 3 - 22

Jodie Blainey, Maryanne Jespersen & Jilly Watson, October 15 - November 3

Bob Araki, Colin R. Holmes & Sara Jalali, November 5 - 24

Artistry in Stitch, The North Shore Needle Arts Guild, November 26 - December 15

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