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A piece of artwork by Alberni Valley artist Jim Sears. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre getting the garden ready

Work bee will take place Sunday, April 18

  • Apr 7, 2021

 

The current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre features artwork from the Community Arts Council’s permanent collection. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre seeking artists for 2022 exhibits

The current exhibit at Port Alberni art gallery is on display until March 27

  • Mar 17, 2021

 

Do you feel lucky this week? The Rollin Art Centre is selling mystery book bags in different genres as a mini fundraiser. (ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Mystery book bags on sale at Rollin Art Centre

Bags include 10 books, all in the same genre

  • Mar 10, 2021
Do you feel lucky this week? The Rollin Art Centre is selling mystery book bags in different genres as a mini fundraiser. (ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS PHOTO)
The current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre. The art gallery has COVID-19 protective measures in place. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre puts out a call to artists

Port Alberni’s Community Arts Council will hold a pandemic-inspired art exhibit

The current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre. The art gallery has COVID-19 protective measures in place. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre features paintings from the Community Arts Council’s permanent collection. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre features paintings from the Community Arts Council’s permanent collection. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre. The art gallery has COVID-19 protective measures in place. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre offers a romantic treat

Permanent art collection currently on display at Port Alberni gallery

The current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre. The art gallery has COVID-19 protective measures in place. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
A piece of artwork by the late Norval Morrisseau. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Exhibit features ‘grandfather’ of contemporary Indigenous art

Current exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre includes pieces from permanent collection

A piece of artwork by the late Norval Morrisseau. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Melissa Martin from the Rollin Art Centre hangs a painting by Robert Aller in preparation for the art gallery’s re-opening in February. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre seeking applications from artists

The art gallery will re-open on Feb. 2

  • Jan 28, 2021
Melissa Martin from the Rollin Art Centre hangs a painting by Robert Aller in preparation for the art gallery’s re-opening in February. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Melissa Martin from the Rollin Art Centre holds two paintings from the Rollin Art Centre’s permanent collection: an original portrait painted by the late Robert Aller, and a mixed media piece called ‘House’ from Peggy Larson that was part of Aller’s private collection. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre to re-open February 2

Newest exhibit will feature some pieces from permanent collection

  • Jan 20, 2021
Melissa Martin from the Rollin Art Centre holds two paintings from the Rollin Art Centre’s permanent collection: an original portrait painted by the late Robert Aller, and a mixed media piece called ‘House’ from Peggy Larson that was part of Aller’s private collection. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Weeping Woman by Robert Aller. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni gallery will re-open in February

Next exhibit will feature the permanent art collection donated by Robert Aller

  • Dec 30, 2020
Weeping Woman by Robert Aller. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Chipewean Boy by Robert Aller. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre closed for winter break

Art studio will re-open in February with new exhibit

  • Dec 23, 2020
Chipewean Boy by Robert Aller. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting called Wrung Out by Shannon McWhinney. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting called Wrung Out by Shannon McWhinney. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The Rollin Art Centre’s Mistletoe Market begins on Dec. 1. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre prepares for Mistletoe Market

Artisans and crafters are still needed for annual Christmas craft fair

  • Nov 25, 2020
The Rollin Art Centre’s Mistletoe Market begins on Dec. 1. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting by Port Alberni artist Jan Vriesen. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting by Port Alberni artist Jan Vriesen. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A flora painting by Cynthia Bonesky, on display now at the Rollin Art Centre. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Community Arts Council to release artist and studio guide

The extended deadline is Nov. 30

  • Nov 12, 2020
A flora painting by Cynthia Bonesky, on display now at the Rollin Art Centre. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting titled “Sunset” by Jan Vriesen. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Alberni artists hold physically distanced meet and greet

Cynthia Bonesky and Jan Vriesen display their collection of florals and landscapes

  • Nov 2, 2020
A painting titled “Sunset” by Jan Vriesen. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A Trio of Roses (CYNTHIA BONESKY)

ARTS AROUND: Stop and smell the flowers at the Rollin Art Centre

Next exhibit features Port Alberni artists Cynthia Bonesky and Jan Vriesen

  • Oct 28, 2020
A Trio of Roses (CYNTHIA BONESKY)
Carys Howland, 10, and her sister Julian, 6, find a quiet spot to read the books they picked up at the Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley’s book sale at Echo Centre in 2019. (SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Giant book sale cancelled for 2020

Book sale is an annual fundraiser for Port Alberni’s Community Arts Council

  • Oct 21, 2020
Carys Howland, 10, and her sister Julian, 6, find a quiet spot to read the books they picked up at the Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley’s book sale at Echo Centre in 2019. (SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO)
Smokey Port painted by D.F. Gray during the eighth annual Paint Out. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Smokey Port painted by D.F. Gray during the eighth annual Paint Out. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)