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Semiahmoo Arts have secure exhibition space available in the lobby of the Centre and in the Front Display Window. We invite our members to exhibit their work for a 1-month period throughout 2018. Lobby Showcase: This space is ideal for displaying sculptural pieces, pottery, textiles, small paintings, etc. Front Display Window: This space is ideal for displaying sculptural pieces, pottery, textiles, large paintings, etc. Items may be for sale and Semiahmoo Arts retains 20% commission on all sold items. To book your space please bring samples or photos of your work to the Semiahmoo Arts office: Wed-Sat 9am-5pm – First come first serve. Artist Collectives or Groups are welcome!

The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions from artists to exhibit their work in our upcoming solo art shows at White Rock Community Centre. The first show will run from May 3 to June 15, with an opening reception on May 3 2018.  The second art show will run from Aug. 16 to Sept 28, with an opening reception on Aug. 16 2018. All mediums are welcome as long as the artwork is within the size restrictions.   PROPOSAL DEADLINE: February 12, 2018 – 6:00 PM Solo Exhibitions proposals must include the following items: Artist statement describing the exhibition or body of work proposed…. Read More

Juried Art Exhibition at the White Rock Community Centre “Celebration of Herstory”: INTERNATIONAL WOMENS’ DAY ART EXHIBITION March 8 – April 20, 2018 PURPOSE Created in partnership with the City of White Rock and Semiahmoo Arts, the Art on Display program ensures art is visible and accessible to the community. In a series of 5 to 8 themed juried exhibitions held throughout the year, Art on Display showcases work in a variety of media by community and regional artists. All artists are invited to submit a maximum of three works of art celebrating International Women’s Day and/or advocates for gender parity. International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every… Read More

Promote the arts in your community by purchasing a copy of our first annual arts calendar. Available in the office just in time for Christmas giving. Stop by and pick up yours today! Including photography by: Craig Wardle, Carmen Braun, Beverly Malcom and Scott Stone, and including artwork by: Shannon Thiesen and Deb Holmberg Calendars are $10 each   Calendars 1 Calendar $10.00 CADBuy 2 Get 1 Free $20.00 CAD  

A 12-week workshop in discovering and recovering your creative self – with a weekly gathering of 1.5 hours. The workshop will be facilitated as its author, Julie Cameron, intended. Saturdays from 10:30am-12pm, starting January 13th and ending April 7. This is a free workshop for Semiahmoo arts members. Week 1: Intro  Week 2: Safety, Week 3: Identity, Week 4: Power, Week 5: Integrity, Week 6: Possibility, Week 7: Abundance, Week 8: Connection, Week 9: Strength,  Week 10: Compassion, Week 11: Self-Protection, Week 12: Autonomy, Week 13: Faith This workshop is free of charge for Semiahmoo Arts Members. Once you have filled out the registration form we will confirm your membership and then send you an email confirming your place in the workshop.  

We are looking for 20 artists to participate in our 2nd annual ARTSLAM Fundraiser Gala on Feb. 10, 2018, 7pm. The first 18 artists to register will be invited to participate in the art battle, the 19th and 20th will be alternates.   1) Artists can bring the following items to the competition: Brushes, palette knives, scrapers, tape, rollers, sponges, or any other non-mechanical implements.   2)  Artists cannot bring spray bottles, air brushes, photos, sketchbooks or any other reference materials, paint, pens, pencils, markers, chalk, glitter, spray paint, gesso.   Semiahmoo Arts will provide: Easels, canvasses (18 X 24 for round one; 20 X24 for round two), palettes, water… Read More

Call for Submissions: The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions to The Love Show: Portraits of Passion as part of the Art on Display program. All artists are invited to submit a maximum of three portraits of people or animals they adore in celebration of Valentine’s Day. All mediums are welcome. Size restrictions: 2-d artwork can be no larger than 24”x36” including frame. 3-d artwork can be no larger than 12”x12”x12”. The exhibition runs from January 17-March 2, 2018 and the opening reception will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 5:30pm, at the White Rock Community Centre, 145154 Russell Ave. How to Submit Your Artwork:… Read More

Winter 2018 (registration begins November 27)  Our classes  are taught by experienced artists and educators. Learn from local artists! Register by Phone: (604) 501-5100 In Person: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre 14601-20 Ave, Surrey Online:  https://webreg.surrey.ca/webreg/  (Search for class name or number) PLEASE NOTE: No refunds beyond 48 hours after first class   Sensory Art Exploration Paint with a truck, a feather or your fingers! In this parent-participation class, your child will be encouraged to engage, explore and experiment with a wide variety of art and craft mediums. Each week you and your child will play with a different selection of sensory-rich art-themed projects and activities. Be prepared to get messy!… Read More

Semiahmoo Arts would like to invite its artist members to participate in our annual Members Exhibition in the Turnbull Gallery and Corridor Galleria. PURPOSE OF THE EXHIBITION: To showcase current artwork produced by our members. By encouraging artist engagement and viewer feedback, we hope to inspire artistic connections within our community. Exhibition Dates: January 18- February 15, 2018 This year we have added a new component to our Member’s Exhibition: Free Exhibition Preparation Workshop. We will explore how to write artist statements, how to set your pricing, and how to prepare your artwork for exhibition via wiring, framing your work. This workshop is optional. Workshop date: January 6th from 10am-12pm There will be an opening reception on… Read More

Now accepting exhibitors for our 2017 Holiday Art Market! All crafters and artisans are welcome to participate in our Holiday Art Market in the contemporary Turnbull Gallery in South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre.  The South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre is a fully accessible hub for health, wellness and creativity for everyone in the community from preschool to seniors. Guidelines: All items must be handmade by the applicant. Sorry, no third party sellers or distributors. All items must be appropriate for an all ages audience. All exhibitors must donate a small craft or gift card with a minimum value of $20 for our gift basket which will be raffled off during the… Read More