North Shore Art Crawl – 1st Annual

The works of art depicted here belong to Jennifer Cooper and myself. Jennifer designed the wonderful fish wall hanging that fits so perfectly into my colour scheme along with the mountain water scene on the bottom right hand corner.

Display at 1st Annual North Shore Art Crawl

This picture was taken by one of “The Cutting Edge Mixed Media Art Group” members.

I found the North Shore Art Crawl to be even better than a show as we had immediate contact with the public and received wonderful feedback as well.

“The Cutting Edge Mixed Media Art Group” also was very appreciative of the sponsorship and ‘artists grant’ received from the West Vancouver Arts Council used to participate in this event.

I would like to thank Norman and especially Sandrine for all the work they put into this project.  It was an awesome experience.

Links to maps:

This is the invitation I sent to everyone:

Dear All, My art group “Cutting Edge Textile and Multi Medium Artists” are being sponsored by the West Vancouver Art Council and have received an “artists grant” to participate in the 1st ever North Shore Art Crawl.  We would like this to be as successful as possible and therefore I ask that you please forward this Evite to family and friends – no matter where they live.

My studio with the “Cutting Edge Textile and Multi Medium Artists” is at the Silk purse in West Vancouver and will be open to the public for the Inaugural North Shore Art Crawl: Saturday and Sunday, the weekend of April 16th and 17th from 11am to 5pm. This inaugural event with over 100 artists in 40 locations promises to be an exciting festival weekend. We invite you to spend some time with us by visiting the participating galleries and artists’ studios. It is free so join in and explore and browse! You won’t be disappointed. It is a festival intended to educate, celebrate and promote local culture and be an introduction to the diversity of talent that exists among us.

Come see where painters, sculptors, metal workers, textile artists, photographers are working and what they make. In the galleries a variety of special exhibitions will surely make your day both memorable and delightful. Don’t miss out. Click here to see the full listings of studios and galleries as well as locations/maps. Also a brochure/map with participants and locations will be made available by April 5th at the following locations : Ferry Building Gallery: 1414 Argyle, West Van. Delbrook Community Centre: 600 W. Queens, North Van. 32 Books: 3185 Edgemont Blvd. North Van. LV District Library: (entrance) 1277 Lynn Valley Rd. Opus Framing: 120 Lonsdale, North Van. Cityscape Community Space: 335 Lonsdale Ave. North Van. Parkgate Community Centre: 3625 Banff Court, North Van. Check our website to see more locations to pick up brochure. Illustrations by (in that order): Liz de Beer, Masoud Soheili, Gabriele Maurus, Barb Mortell, Heidi Van Impe, Katy Shirzad, Linda Sharp and Jayleen Weaver Our sponsors :

This was the 1st promotional poster that was made for the participants to use.

1st Annual North Shore Art Crawl – 2011

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