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Thursday PA – Armour’s Beach

Well it is always worth packing the paint box and venturing out into the day. The rain only came once in 2 minute sprinkle and the sky, clouds and light were worth the trouble of putting up the umbrella. When I get near the waterfront  – unless there is a great old boat handy I […]

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Plein Air – Sunshine Coast THURSDAY paint outs

  Join me for informal PAINT OUTS – working on location in great settings on the lower Sunshine Coast. THURSDAYS  10am – 2pm A “paint out”  is simply an opportunity for like-minded artists to gather, sketch, paint on location and hang out together. You can work near each other and chat – or on your own […]

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the Calendar is filling up…

For the past several years I have been “blocking” out my time. Taking on several large projects back to back, painting for exhibition deadlines and teaching scheduled classes – but that doesn’t leave much time for creative respite. I realized as things were overlapping my stress level was going up and the quality of all […]

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Art Galleries. The choice is yours.

ART GALLERIES. The choice is yours. The recent economy has been challenging for retail and especially for arts related businesses. In the city of Vancouver a new arts “district” is developing as the mainstream retail galleries, so long resident on the prominent South Granville slope, relocate to the fast developing industrial area of East 1st […]

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regional offerings. Book & Gallery

The Sunshine coast has been described as a “necklace” with attractions and scenic views stretching from Langdale to Lund. As the Sunshine Coast Art Crawl visitors will testify, it is also a mecca of creative offerings in galleries, studios, open markets and events. How fortunate we are to have this organized annual event to highlight […]

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Winter Studio | Zocalo Jan22-Feb19

JAN POYNTER – studio & painting workshops from Jan 22 to Feb 19 I will be in studio at Zocalo – 441 Marine Dr – right across from our Co-op gallery and next to the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. My friend Joann Heatherington closes up her wonderful fashion store and flies south every winter for a […]

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2014 PAINT OUT – Gibsons Landing

Join in in the fun! At the NEXT Plein Air PAINT OUT  in .Gibsons Landing BC – Sept 13/14 2014 Painters working on site finished paintings on display at the Arts Building & the Landing Gallery. People’s Choice award and prizes Artist demos and presentations Sketchcrawl for Newbies Participants informal gathering/BBQ TENTATIVE event schedule GIBSONS […]

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Plein Air PAINT OUT Gibsons Landing Sept 2013

GIBSONS LANDING PAINT OUT  was part of the   IPAP International Plein Air  WORLDWIDE event SUBSCRIBE to receive email updates for Plein Air activities on the Sunshine Coast – BC.Canada The next event is planned for the Sechelt Arts Festival – Oct 26/27 at Snickett Park. PAINT OUT – Saturday 10-2  Sunday 10-2  Display/Sale 3-6 Sechelt Public Library […]

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NEW Acrylic for Beginners

Last chance for my art classes before Christmas – the next sessions won’t begin until April 2012! I have managed to get some space in the Arts Building (Old Library) in Lower Gibsons. SUNDAY mornings – starting the weekend after the Nov.11 long weekend. Sorry it is such short notice – but please reply to this […]

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NEXT Sketchcrawl GIBSONS LANDING July 31

so – I thought I would encourage our local artists here on the Sunshine Coast to come our for a Crawl. Just bring your sketchbook or Moleskin, pens, pencils and brushpens and meet up in Lower Gibsons for the afternoon.11:00 across from Molly’s Reach next to the Tourist info kiosk. nothing dramatic we just wander […]

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