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Past Events

April 2018

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Master Artists in the Library – Deborah Quezada

April 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 12, 2018

Plein air watercolours captures the beauty of the natural landscape and cityscape. Quezada’s love of colour is captured in simplified natural and abstract oils.

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Master Artists in the Library – Deborah Quezada

April 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 12, 2018

Plein air watercolours captures the beauty of the natural landscape and cityscape. Quezada’s love of colour is captured in simplified natural and abstract oils.

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Master Artists in the Library – Sherron Fairbairn

April 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 14, 2018

Sherron Fairbairn’s plein air painting becomes gestural or spiritual, relying on impulsive brushstrokes and choice of colour due to the constant change of light and movement of air.

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Master Artists in the Library – Sherron Fairbairn

April 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 14, 2018

Sherron Fairbairn’s plein air painting becomes gestural or spiritual, relying on impulsive brushstrokes and choice of colour due to the constant change of light and movement of air.

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September 2018

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Master Artists in the Library – Judy Alexander

September 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 13, 2018

Come and meet the artist – Judy Alexander paints in oil, encaustic and also creates mixed media pieces involving textiles and stitch for an unusual effect.

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Master Artists in the Library – Judy Alexander

September 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 13, 2018

Come and meet the artist – Judy Alexander paints in oil, encaustic and also creates mixed media pieces involving textiles and stitch for an unusual effect.

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Master Artists in the Library – Nicoletta Baumeister

September 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 15, 2018

Come and meet the artist – – Nicoletta Baumeister works in watercolour, acrylic and oil. Her work is motivated by the awareness that all that we see is mediated through the lenses of our eyes, the processes of our brain, and the nuances of experience, memory, culture and can run the gamut from hyper realism to minimalist abstractionism.

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Master Artists in the Library – Nicoletta Baumeister

September 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 15, 2018

Come and meet the artist – – Nicoletta Baumeister works in watercolour, acrylic and oil. Her work is motivated by the awareness that all that we see is mediated through the lenses of our eyes, the processes of our brain, and the nuances of experience, memory, culture and can run the gamut from hyper realism to minimalist abstractionism.

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Sylvia Taylor – Author Reading

September 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Beckoned by the Sea – Woman at work on the Cascadia Coast By interviewing women living and working on the coast of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon, Sylvia has provided a portrait of women working in occupations linked to the sea. From fish boat captains and marine biologists to lighthouse tenders and history keepers. Beckoned by the Sea tells their stories and showcases their contributions. Event sponsored by White Rock Friends of the Library.

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Culture Days – Roxanne Charles

September 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come and meet the artist – Roxanne Charles is a mixed media artist of Strait Salish and European descent. She is an active and proud member of Semiahmoo First Nation, where she promotes art, language, and culture. Roxanne will be in the library, demonstrating her skills and discussing her work.

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Culture Days – Needle Nuts fabric arts demonstration

September 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Demonstration of some of the many methods of hand stitched applique. The Needle Nuts will share ideas, inspiration and expertise. Samples of completed work on display.

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October 2018

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Master Artists in the Library – Linda Pearce

October 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 25, 2018

Come and meet the artist – Linda Pearce’s innate sense of composition and pattern and a love of collecting underpin much of her creative work.

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Master Artists in the Library – Linda Pearce

October 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 25, 2018

Come and meet the artist – Linda Pearce’s innate sense of composition and pattern and a love of collecting underpin much of her creative work.

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Master Artists in the Library – Anna Kopcok

October 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 27, 2018

Come and meet the artist – Anna Kopcok paints almost exclusively with a palette knife allowing her to paint quickly and spontaneously in an expressionistic style.

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Master Artists in the Library – Anna Kopcok

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 27, 2018

Come and meet the artist – Anna Kopcok paints almost exclusively with a palette knife allowing her to paint quickly and spontaneously in an expressionistic style.

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February 2019

Master Artists in the Library – Amarpreet Chhina

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 28, 2019

Come and meet the artists. Amarpreet Chhina is a self-taught abstract artist on the journey to explore more in the field of creativity.

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Master Artists in the Library – Amarpreet Chhina

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 28, 2019

Come and meet the artists. Amarpreet Chhina is a self-taught abstract artist on the journey to explore more in the field of creativity.

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March 2019

Master Artists in the Library – Elizabeth Carefoot

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 2, 2019

Come and meet the artists. Elizabeth Carefoot’s long standing interest in Middle-Eastern culture and dance has strongly influenced her artwork. Each object made refers to and draws inspiration from what came before.

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Master Artists in the Library – Elizabeth Carefoot

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 2, 2019

Come and meet the artists. Elizabeth Carefoot’s long standing interest in Middle-Eastern culture and dance has strongly influenced her artwork. Each object made refers to and draws inspiration from what came before.

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April 2019

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Exploring Musical Influences – The British Invasion: Country Style

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Imagine a book club for music lovers. Join us for an evening of exploring the world of music and the cultural influences that drive its evolution. The British Invasion brought the music of bands such as the Beatles, Rolling Stones and the Kinks to the world. We will explore the connection between these British acts, the country music they produced and how that influenced future British acts and trends.

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Master Artists in the Library – Jack Turpin

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 25, 2019

Come and meet the artists! Jack Turpin is a painter of west coast landscapes and an ardent journalist. His role as an artist is not unlike that of a storyteller, inviting the viewer to pause, look more closely or follow a beckoning path.

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Master Artists in the Library – Jack Turpin

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 25, 2019

Come and meet the artists! Jack Turpin is a painter of west coast landscapes and an ardent journalist. His role as an artist is not unlike that of a storyteller, inviting the viewer to pause, look more closely or follow a beckoning path.

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Master Artists in the Library – Catherine Brown

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 28, 2019

Come and meet the artists! Catherine’s watercolors, done both on paper and canvas, express her love of nature and are representational of the wonder and beauty seen on the west coast.

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Master Artists in the Library – Catherine Brown

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 28, 2019

Come and meet the artists! Catherine’s watercolors, done both on paper and canvas, express her love of nature and are representational of the wonder and beauty seen on the west coast.

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Master Artists in the Library – Catherine Brown

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 28, 2019

Come and meet the artists! Catherine’s watercolors, done both on paper and canvas, express her love of nature and are representational of the wonder and beauty seen on the west coast.

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May 2019

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Exploring Musical Influences – Texas, Oklahoma and the Music of the Not So Wild West

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Imagine a book club for music lovers. Join us for an evening of exploring the world of music and the cultural influences that drive its evolution. JJ Cale, Leon Russell, Asleep At The Wheel, Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys, and Willie Nelson are just a small sample of the music that has emerged from this part of North America. Appalachian folk music, gospel music and Western Swing all have long traditions throughout the west. We will look at many…

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AUTHOR READING MARLENE WORRALL

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AUTHOR READING New series Romantic mystery Sagebrush Ranch series Kentucky Cowboy Kentucky Dreams Kentucky Miracles Mystery of Bedford House

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Master Artists in the Library – Nicci Battilana

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until May 30, 2019

Nicci is a local mixed media artist known for her big eyed playful character paintings. Her art style can be traced back to her youth, with her bright Kool-Aid coloured paint palette, 70’s glitter glam and heavy 80’s black eyeliner accents!

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Master Artists in the Library – Nicci Battilana

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until May 30, 2019

Nicci is a local mixed media artist known for her big eyed playful character paintings. Her art style can be traced back to her youth, with her bright Kool-Aid coloured paint palette, 70’s glitter glam and heavy 80’s black eyeliner accents!

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Master Artists in the Library – Leah Murray

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 1, 2019

Leah Murray is a writer-photographer who acquired her first SLR camera while working on her local paper in the late 70’s, combining images and words in one forum. She enjoyed wandering alone through the wilderness and has been capturing our amazing world in words and film since.

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June 2019

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Master Artists in the Library – Leah Murray

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 1, 2019

Leah Murray is a writer-photographer who acquired her first SLR camera while working on her local paper in the late 70’s, combining images and words in one forum. She enjoyed wandering alone through the wilderness and has been capturing our amazing world in words and film since.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day – Don Welsh

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Don creates extraordinary, detailed dioramas of Semiahmoo reef-net fishing camps, as well as illustrations of First Nations camps, whorls and artifacts. Drop in to see the dioramas and check out our new Indigenous Peoples resources.

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Canada Day Flag Reception and Tea

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join White Rock Library in receiving our new Canada Flag Quilt! Help us thank the Piece Arch Quilters for their generous donation with a cake and tea reception.  Drop-in.

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September 2019

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Art Wall Exhibit: “Semiahmoo Magic Series” featuring Alicia M.B. Ballard

September 1 - September 30

Join White Rock Library and Outside the Box fibre arts festival in celebrating all things mixed media. Drop by the library to enjoy the month-long art show.  Part of Outside the Box 2019.

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Watercolour portrait demonstration with Bryce Willushaw – Outside the Box 2019

September 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Bryce Willushaw is a local artist, with over 15 years experience painting landscapes and portraits. Drop by and talk to Bryce as he demonstrates how to create watercolour portraits. Part of Outside the Box – a Celebration of Art and Fibre 2019.

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