April in the gallery

Water: Prints from the Wet Coast
March 27April 21

Paradise Calling – Gloria Shaw

Jet propelled – Barb Snyder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low tide – Denise Tonner

Oil and Water – Moira Calder

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using the theme of ‘Water’ the Dundarave Print Workshop artists explore their personal relationship with this ubiquitous substance. Is it viewed as landscape, environment, sport, the thing of dreams and memory, or as a life sustaining necessity?

 

 

 

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March in the gallery

Findings

In this exhibition, visual artists Alexa Thornton and Maria Tratt explore elements that, combined, inform ideas of self and other.

February 27 – March 24, 2019

Opening Reception:
Thursday, Feb 28 5:30-9pm

From top to bottom:

Alexa Thornton, “Relocate” 
serigraph and cyanotype

Maria Tratt, “Call and Response” 
monotype and collagraph

Upcoming classes

 

Introduction to Experimental Printmaking

April 9th – 30th, Tuesday evenings from 6-9 pm
Instructor:  Maya U Schueller-Elmes
$190 + tax / $40 materials fee payable to instructor
Course description : This course will give you an introduction to experimental printmaking using plastic plates as a starting point. As a result of this course you will gain a good understanding of how to use plastic plates in conjunction with safe and easy-to-find materials to create a wide variety of tones and

textures. The course will cover drypoint, collagraph and basic monoprint techniques, as well as guide you through how to prepare your paper and pull a print using an etching press.

The course is led by Maya U Schueller-Elmes, a printmaker from London, UK with over 10 years printmaking and teaching experience in community arts and adult education in both the UK and Canada.

Skill level: beginner / refresher / suitable for printmakers at any level who are
curious about use of plastic plates as a safer alternative to intaglio techniques.
Click here for information on how to register.

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Linocut: Relief Workshop

May 4 & 11, 2019  Saturdays 10:00 to 4:00pm
Instructor: Maria Tratt
$165 + tax

Learn the basics of this simple but versatile technique, including using positive and negative space in compositions and mark-making options to carve and print a plate made of thin linoleum. The tools for this method are inexpensive and will be available for purchase from the instructor. Suitable for beginners and intermediates alike.

Click here for information on how to register.



Course Title: Printing with Texture: 2-Day Collagraph Printmaking Workshop
Sat. June 22 and Sun. June 23,  10 am to 4 pm
Instructor: Wendy Morosoff Smith

Course cost: $225. + tax (Additional $25. materials fee payable instructor)

This two day workshop will explore a unique and spontaneous approach to printmaking. A collagraph print is made from a collage of a variety of materials glued together onto a plate. The collaged plate is then inked and printed to produce a richly textured and embossed image. Students will prepare, create and print their own plates in consultation with the instructor. The workshop is suitable as an introduction to printmaking or for artists who want to learn a new process. Students familiar with collagraph printing will be able to expand their knowledge and develop their imagery.

Click here for information on how to register.

February in the gallery

For the Love of Printmaking:
Two Influential Local Printmakers
Jan 23 – Feb 24, 2019

Betty Jean Drummond and Marijke Nap were members of Dundarave Print Workshop for many years. Their enthusiasm for printmaking was infectious. Both experimented with their craft in response to the world around them. Betty Jean found joy in nature and the environment creating colourful, richly textured works in collagraphs and etchings. Marijke’s work speaks to social inequalities by exploration through digital and etched collages. Please join us in honouring the memory and the work of these two influential and important print artists.

December & January in the gallery

Group Winter Exhibition

Nov 28, 2018 – Jan 20, 2019

      

Small format framed prints by Dundarave artists are hung throughout the gallery with new work being added as pieces sell, so check in often. Unframed works are available as well and we can ship anywhere. Perfect for gift giving! Gift certificates are also available for artwork or classes.  In January, the gallery is open 5 days / week, Wednesday – Sunday, 11-5 pm