Call to Artists!

Amazing things happen when artists work together. Memorable collaborations in recent art history include Bernd/Hilla Becher and Robert Rauschenberg/Jasper Johns. We also see collaboration in contemporary culture such as Supreme/ Cindy Sherman and Louis Vuitton/Jeff Koons. Semiahmoo Arts Society would like to invite artists to participate in our Collaborations; Community Art Show August 2-Sept 6 2018 in the Turnbull Gallery at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre. We invite artists to create a piece of art with one or more other artists’ participation and share their experience at the artist reception. The first 10 artist ‘teams’ with completed submission forms and payment will be included in the exhibition. Submitting Artwork:… Read More

Celebrate the beauty of White Rock by creating art with us! July 21 is the 5th annual Paint the Town. Create artwork inspired by the changing urban landscape and the natural beauty of White Rock.   Artists of all ages, mediums, and skill levels are encouraged to participate! One 16×20″ canvas will be provided to each artist.   Bring all other supplies you will need.   The artwork will be displayed in the Corridor Galleria at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre until Sept 6. First Prize: $500 Second Prize: $250 Third Prize: $100 People’s Choice $50 | READ MORE |   • Artists can click here to register. • Click here for Location sponsorship:… Read More

Community Art Project: South Surrey Yarn-Bombing Yarn bombing: The action or activity of covering objects or structures in public places with decorative knitted or crocheted material, as a form of street art. We are seeking 6”x6” and 12”x12” knitted or crocheted squares in all colours and designs to be featured in this Community Art Project. Donations can be dropped off at our Arts Office South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre: 14601-20 Ave June 1 until September 1. To participate in the preparation and installation of this Community Art Project please register for one or more of the following dates by phone 604-536-8333: Sept 2 11am-2pm Yarn bomb Preparation Sept 9… Read More

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THIS EXHIBITION- THE SHOW IS NOW FULL. WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT ANY MORE SUBMISSIONS. PLEASE VISIT US AT THE RECEPTION AND MEET OTHER ABSTRACT ARTISTS. JUNE 21, 7PM. 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. Artists are invited to participate in this community art show by submitting work that is identified as abstract, abstract expressionism, geometric abstraction, lyrical abstraction or the like. The first 18 artists with completed submission forms and payment will be included in the… Read More

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. Entry Deadline Delivery of Art Work Opening Reception Show Closes Pickup of Art Work Monday, June 18 – 6:00 PM Saturday, June 23 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Thursday, June 28 – 5:30 – 7:00 PM Friday, Aug 3 – 4:30 PM Saturday, Aug 4 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM   THE FAMILY… Read More

The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts Society is currently accepting submissions from artists to exhibit their work in our upcoming solo art show at White Rock Community Centre. The art show will run from Aug. 16 to Sept 28, with an opening reception on Aug. 16 2018. PROPOSAL DEADLINE: April 20, 2018 – 6:00 PM Solo Exhibitions proposals must include the following items: Artist statement describing the exhibition or body of work proposed. Including ideas, issues and/or  themes the artwork resonates or confronts. The name, email, and address contact information of the participating artist. Curriculum Vitae and Biography. 6 – 10 JPEG or PDF images emailed to recreation@whiterockcity.ca,… Read More

Double Exposure creates a platform for dialogue between photography and poetry. This exhibition/competition showcases the talent of our community in these 2 mediums. The purpose: To showcase local photography and create ekphrastic poetry.  FYI: An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art. Through the imaginative act of narrating and reflecting on the “action” of a painting or sculpture, the poet may amplify and expand its meaning. There are 2 ways to get involved:     1. PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION / COMPETITION We are accepting photographic work in the following categories: The Natural World Self-Portraiture Night Photography Digitally Enhanced Youth Photography (under 19yrs) Winning photographs in each category will be selected by C.A.P.A  trained judges…. Read More

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!

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

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.