Big year shaping up for arts

A spectacle of colours, Day with the Arts and more on the Alberni arts scene this week.

“Colors Within” is the title of the Rollin Art Centre’s current art exhibit, which is a spectacle of colours you won’t want to miss.

Miroslava Gojdova is a local artist with many artistic talents, showcased in this many sided art exhibit.

The Rollin Art Centre is excited to bring her talents to the foreground with the solo exhibition.

Don’t miss this opportunity to view her diverse collection of drawings, paintings and photographs.

Gojdova’s exhibit will run until March 7 in the gallery.

Merging Images up next

The next art exhibit at Rollin Art Centre features two artists, Kelly Carter and Karen gamble. This exhibit combines photography and pyrography, and is titled, Merging Images”.

This exhibit begins March 10 and runs until April 4, with their artist’s reception on Saturday, March 14 from 1-3 p.m. in the gallery.

Days with Arts are coming

A weekend full of art and culture is in store on April 25–26 with the purchase of a ticket for 2015 Days with the Arts. Public venues and artist studios will be open to guests from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. each day.  You may choose to attend one day or both with ticket prices set at $25 for two full days or $15 for either Saturday or Sunday.

Pristine books only for sale

The Rollin Art Centre is accepting only “like new”  books, DVDs, CDs and puzzles for its annual book sale, which takes place May 8–9.

“The Community Arts Council prides themselves on selling books that are in pristine condition. Please, do not drop off books that are very used, we cannot re-sell them.”

“Our donation box is located at the Rollin Art Centre, inside, under the staircase in the wooden box.  Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 3061-8th Ave. or call 250-724-3412 for more info.

Call to artists for Art Rave

Alberni Art Rave Society is hosting a multi-media Art Show during the week of June 19–26, Spotlight on Art-—Art on Stage.

The exhibit is open to sculpture, video/film, painting or drawing or any other media chosen by the artists. For more info contact Art Rave at alberniartrave2015@gmail.com.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council.

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