The Rollin Art Centre is now accepting applications from all visual artists and artist groups who want to exhibit their work in our fine arts gallery during the 2020 calendar year.
Don’t miss this opportunity to have your own art exhibit or group exhibit. Application forms are available at the Rollin Art Centre or on our website. The deadline is April 30, 2019. The gallery is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street and is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday. Call 250-724-3412 for more info.
If you are interested in the arts, then join us at the Rollin Art Centre on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. for the Community Arts Council’s annual general meeting. We are always looking for dedicated individuals or volunteers to help grow the arts in our community.
ART WORKSHOPS IN MARCH
The Rollin Art Centre will be holding two amazing three-day art workshops this spring at North Island College, with Cynthia Bonesky.
Beginner Watercolour Workshop – March 6-8 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Beginner Drawing Workshop – March 20-22 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.).
Cost is $150, plus supplies. Pre-register at Rollin Art Centre.
There is a life drawing opportunity at the Rollin Art Centre with weekly, non-instructional live models. The cost is $60 per month. The sessions meet evenings, beginning early March. Dates and times will be determined by participants. Please call Rollin Art Centre for more information: 250-724-3412.
SOLSTICE ARTS FESTival
The Community Arts Council is looking for all interested artists to be included in this year’s Solstice Arts Festival on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 . Two options are available: table rentals at the Rollin Arts Centre ($60 for two days) or, if you have a gallery or studio, our Days with the Arts self-guided tour ($45).
FIBRE ART & WATERCOLOURs
The current art exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre again features two local artists. Gloria Myers and Patti Dance are showcasing their collection of work titled, “Into the Forest.” From watercolours to ink drawings and even quilting, this colourful exhibit makes you think of spring.
Our current exhibit will be displayed until March 1.
CHAR’S LANDING CONCERTS
Saturday, Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. (doors 7), Port Alberni’s own Sean Lyons alt rock
Sunday, Feb. 24, 3 p.m. (doors 2 p.m.), Vocal Sounding Meditation Concert
Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. (doors 6), AV Words on Fire! – Spoken Word Open Mic Featuring Derek Hanebury
Advanced tickets available at Char’s Landing or the Rollin Art Centre.
Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, at the Rollin Art Centre and writes for the Alberni Valley News. Call 250-724-3412.