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ZOCALO Winter Studio Jan20-Feb20

Workshops and Open Studio @ ZOCALO       441 Marine Drive   in Gibsons Landing thank you again to Joann Heatherington for the use of her bright and spacious retail shop. This year the Pop-up WINTER STUDIO will host visiting artists Christy Sverre & Jen Drysdale. Check out the calendar/schedule below for activities, classes, […]

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SPRING 2015 West Van classes

just finalized the dates and location for 2 weekend workshop events in West Vancouver. BASIC ACRYLIC  with JAN POYNTER Weekend Workshop | WEST VAN  FEB 21 & 28 . 2015  SATURDAYS Only     10 am – 2 pm     fee  $220 For beginners and artists wanting to re-boot their painting practice or try out acrylics for the first time. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving.

There was times in my life when I could not have imagined having the time, leisure and the calm presence of mind to sit for a couple of hours and simply enjoy the view out my window. I am so thankful for that. And all the things that come together to create that. Knowing where […]

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EVENT schedule-Gibsons Plein Air fest

2015  GIBSONS LANDING plein air PAINT OUT Sept 11-12-13 Painters working on site throughout the Landing  for 3 days finished “wet” paintings on display daily. People’s Choice award and prizes Free Artist demos and presentations Participants informal gathering/BBQ Final exhibition & reception the final event schedule will be available after June 15th.2015 for more info  […]

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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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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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Artists & Real Estate. Value added.

Artists & Real Estate Neighborhood gentrification. The loss of low cost creative space The progression is clear: Artists & designers move into a grungy neighborhood where they can afford space to work. As a result the neigborhood is revived- but then the artists get priced out when restaurants, retailers and real-estate developers follow. They transform […]

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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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