Call to Artists!

DOUBLE EXPOSURE 2019  |  CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS  Double Exposure showcases local talent in the realms of photography & poetry. During the Photography Exhibition the public will be invited to engage with the works by producing ekphrastic poetry. More info about the poetry component soon! Important Dates: March 22, 5pm: Deadline for submissions  March 22 & 23, 10am-3pm: Photography drop off March 28-April 18: Photography Exhibition at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre, Turnbull & Corridor Galleries.  April 18th, 7pm-9pm: Awards Ceremony & Photography pick-up Guidelines: Complete the form below. Submitted work must be ‘exhibition-ready’ and no larger than 20″x24″ including the frame. Prizes: Winner of each category will receive $150 and… Read More

EKPHRASTIC POETRY WORKSHOP with HEIDI GRECO Date: April 13 2019 Time: 1:30pm Place: Turnbull Gallery, South Surrey Rec & Arts Centre Everyone Welcome! Cost: Free!     The word ‘ekphrasis’ comes from the Greek, and means description or interpretation, though one of the goals of this workshop is to help you take your writing beyond mere description. Some of this year’s Double Exposure themes (close-ups/macro shots and found text, such as the visuals presented by traffic signs) may present writers with a new set of interpretive challenges. Join Surrey poet Heidi Greco in a hands-on workshop that will help you come up with artful ways of expressing your reactions to… Read More

Local Abstractions: A Nonrepresentational Community Art Show is an opportunity to explore the ‘materiality’ of the painted surface as well as experience artwork that does not represent things as they are but rather how they feel. This includes artwork of any medium that is non-objective, experimental, or depicts a visual image that does not have an immediate association with the object world. The first 20 artists with completed submission forms and payment will be included in the exhibition. Artists are to submit 2 artworks; 1 or both artworks will be selected to be included in the exhibition. Submitting Artwork: Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page. 2-d artwork must be… Read More

Semiahmoo Arts Society members are invited to submit their Exhibition proposals for the Turnbull Gallery & Corridor Galleria at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre. 🎨 Why you should apply:  1. If selected, an opening reception will be held in your honour. 2. Get exposure to a wide audience. Hundreds of people visit the South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre everyday. 3. You will be given opportunity to engage with the public through the gallery space to promote/sell your work or to do an artist talk, and/or art demonstration. 🎨 Information: 1. Available exhibition dates are:  Sept 18-Oct 17 2019 and Oct 22-Nov 14 2019. 2. Multiple Artists are welcome to submit one… Read More

“Writing the Rhythms of Nature” with Heidi Greco Saturday, Mar 2nd, 1:30pm – 3:30pm, South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre This workshop will complement Barbara Cooper’s photographic exhibit “Four Seasons at the Fen.” We’ll consider elements that characterize the transition of seasons, with a focus on those changes throughout the year which we experience here on the Peninsula. In addition, we’ll explore some poetic forms that may provide new approaches to writing about the world around us. Then, taking inspiration from the photos in Cooper’s exhibition, the plan is to create poems (even prose poems) that are based in the imagery offered by nature. No experience is necessary – only… 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 15- February 14, 2019 There will be an Opening Reception on Jan. 17, 2018   7pm-9pm Details: -Each of our members are invited to exhibit up to 2 artworks. Please note that depending on space 2nd artworks may or may not be included. -All mediums are welcome! We can accommodate 2-d work up to 30″x 30″ and 3-d work up to 12″x 12″x… Read More

Semiahmoo Arts at the Pop-Up-Town, White Rock “10×10 SHOW” & “Mug Wall”  Nov 7-Dec 15, 2018   Deadline to Register Wednesday, October 31 – 6:00 PM Artwork drop-off Sunday, November 4 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Opening Reception Thursday, November 8 –  7:00PM – 9:00PM Exhibition Closes Sunday, December 16 – 3:00PM Artwork pick-up Sunday, December 16 – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM OR Monday, December 17 – 9:00AM-12:00PM   DESCRIPTION Semiahmoo Arts Society will be occupying the Pop-Up-Town gallery in White Rock. We would like to invite all our members to contribute 2-d work in the form of 10×10 canvas and 3-d work in the form of drinking… Read More

🎄The vendor roster is FULL for our 2018 Holiday Market! We will not be accepting any further submissions- thanks for your interest.🎄 All crafters and artisans are welcome to participate in our 4th annual Holiday 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… Read More

Peninsula Arts+Culture Alliance is seeking a Professional Event Photographer for Culture Days event in White Rock. Event Description: A fun opportunity to learn about arts and culture in your community! This event features information booths, live painting, dance, and musical performances. Date of the Event: Sunday, September 30th Time: 11AM – 2PM Place: White Rock Community Centre Photography requirements include: Capturing multiple, hi-res, action and interesting images of: All Performances All table vendors MC Group photos of the organizing committee All political representatives that attend, e.g. Mayor(s), Councillors, MLAs, MPs, etc. 2 copies of each photograph must be delivered to PACA (one for print and one for web) so that they… Read More

Call to Artists: All artists under the age of 18 are invited to submit a minimum of one artwork and a maximum of three artworks.  This exhibition provides a platform for youth on the Semiahmoo Peninsula to express themselves creatively. Any medium or theme is accepted. This exhibition celebrates the talented and dynamic art of youth on the Semiahmoo Peninsula and provides an opportunity for young visual artists to showcase and celebrate their artistic abilities. 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… Read More