Exhibitions

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

    • Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    • Sunday, November 25, 2018
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre





    Two watercolour masters share their interpretations of locals from around the world.
    Veteran artist, Frank Townsley captures detailed & realistic scenes from Vancouver to Hawaii.
    Painter & cultural geographer, Hiroshi Shimazaki's loose & expressive work imagines Asia at the end of the 19th century, based on descriptions by Rudyad Kipling.

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

    Generously supported by



    • 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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