Exhibitions at the MAC

Dorota GOEDE

April 30 – May 26, 2024

Opening Reception:  Saturday, May 4th, 2024   1-3pm

Born in Poland, Dorota studied Architecture before immigrating to Canada in 1981. She graduated with Honors from the Architectural Technology Program in 1983 and completed her Bachelor of Architecture Degree at the University of Toronto in 1989. After few years of commercial design work, and over 30 private residences designed, she accepted a teaching position at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. As a Faculty Professor she specialized in design, rendering, 3D Revit and CAD modeling, building codes, as well as sustainable construction. Retired in 2018 she is currently living in Nanoose Bay enjoying nature, creative arts, gardening, golfing, sailing, travel, and recently teaching Arts at the Nanoose Place Community Center.
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TOM SHARDLOW

APRIL 30 – MAY 26, 2024

OPENING RECEPTION, SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2024, 1-3PM

Tom ShardlowAFCA, SCA

Tom Shardlow’s artwork was recognized early receiving awards and media attention in High School. He later studied at the Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr School of Art and Design) before working in advertising doing art layouts. After graduating from UBC, Tom worked as a field research biologist where he was fortunate to have traveled to many of British Columbia’s wild places. These travels inspired him to document on canvas and paper what he saw and felt.

His drawings and illustrations have appeared in book form, magazines, and newspapers, and he completed a series of commissioned drawings for Fitzhenry and Whiteside publishers. His paintings have won multiple…

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NATURE’S EXPRESSION ALYSSA PENNER

April 30 – May 26, 2024

OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, May 4, 2024,  1-3pm

The most positive childhood memories I have is growing up within the rugged and beautiful natural landscapes of Vancouver Island. That combined with a creative mind served me well in imagining our area as the most magical place. From the time I was brought into this world, I saw nature and my surroundings though my own mind, and that both fascinates me and inspires me.

It’s important for me to share my art with the world, because in my opinion, the story and narrative of my artwork does not end

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The local Arrowsmith Chapter of the Canadian Federation of Artists (FCA) is presenting their annual Spring Exhibition to be held at the McMillan Arts Centre located 133McMillan St. in central Parksville, BC. You will be able to enjoy the creative talent selected from the best of local artists and the show offers you the opportunity to enhance or begin a collection of original art.

You are invited to attend the reception where you can meet the artists at the Awards Presentation on Saturday April 6th 1 -3 PM.

And…. you will be able to participate in the choosing of the coveted “People’s Choice Award”. Please vote for your…

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