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Executive Director ORGANIZATION: Semiahmoo Arts Society DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2019 (or until filled) ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: As a community arts council, we believe the arts, in all its disciplines, are the core to a community’s heart. We recognize the importance of the contributions of artists and creators to our community and strive to foster excellence through community outreach and volunteerism. We are a not-for-profit, non-partisan, member-based organization that represents the interests of the arts community within the Semiahmoo Peninsula including White Rock and South Surrey. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Executive Director serves as the chief operating officer of the Arts Council, working closely with, and reporting to, the Board of Directors. The… 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

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 18, 5pm: Deadline for submissions  March 22 & 23, 10am-4pm: Photography drop off March 28-April 18: Photography Exhibition at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre, Turnbull & Corridor Galleries.  April 19th, 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

Spring Break Camps 2019 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:  www.surrey.ca/register   (Search for class name or number) PLEASE NOTE: Students may withdraw up to 7 days prior to the camp start date. A refund will be granted, less a processing fee. No refunds granted after the 7 day period has passed. Spring Art Celebration Celebrate spring through art! Young artists will create various mixed media projects inspired by the end of winter and the new signs of spring. 5 days             Mar 18-22     $105             4-7yrs M-F                 10:00-12:00                       #4636261… 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

We have just wrapped another fabulous Paint the Town. Congratulations to all the artists who participated.   1st Prize, Elizabeth Hollick 2nd Place, Catherine Robertson 3rd Place, (TIE) Denise Maxwell 3rd Place, (TIE) Jose De Juan