Annual Mid Main Art Fair – June 11th

Mid Main Art Fair

The Mid Main Art Fair is considered one of Vancouver’s premier artist-run shows – always a must-see on the local visual arts calendar.


This event on Sunday, June 11th from 11AM to 6PM at Vancouver’s beautiful Heritage Hall at 3102 Main Street, located amongst the brew pubs, coffee shops and restaurants of Main Street, a wonderful place to spend a Sunday

This year, the popular one day art fair features 18 established artists from the Lower Mainland showing works in a variety of media and styles, including painting, sculpture, photography, and printmaking. The exhibiting artists are Fran AlexanderMariko AndoEnda BardellJane CrosbyLorn CurryChristine HoodJeanette JarvilleSheree JonesJames KollCarol McquaidSonia MocnikNicola MorganEdward PeckJackie Conradi RobertsonElisabeth SommervilleCamille SleemanJeff Wilson and Grazyna Wolski.

Online150 – Do good, get paid for your art.

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Online150 is an online extension of Timeraiser150.  Through Online150 Canadians from coast to coast can trade volunteer hours for an original piece of art or craft.  Volunteer hours can be completed with any nonprofit organization in the community.  Artists are paid for their work, nonprofits find skilled volunteers, Canadians find meaningful volunteer opportunities.

Are you an emerging artist who would like to have your art, prints, and/or artisan crafts (pottery, textiles etc.) to be purchased for Online150?  Fill in the form at www.timeraiser.ca/artist to submit your work.  If your work is selected, Framework Foundation will send you a contract and payment electronically and your art will be made available on the Online150 platform.

Our hope is to support the careers of emerging artists across Canada and encourage you to submit your art at www.timeraiser.ca/artist

How Timeraiser Works

STEP 1: Timeraiser fosters the next generation of art patrons and values Canadian artists. Each year, artists from around the country apply to have their work purchased by Timeraiser.  All the artwork auctioned by Timeraiser is purchased at fair market value, set by the artist.

STEP 2: Connect with local nonprofit organizations looking for talented volunteers. Finding skilled volunteers is a challenge.  Timeraiser partners with nonprofits across a wide range of social sectors to offers them a unique way to meet talented new volunteers and to promote their good work to a wider audience of supporters.

STEP 3: Bid time. Do good. Get art. Everything comes together at a Timeraiser party and on Online150.

Attend a party and kickstart your art collection by bidding volunteer hours on original art by up-and-coming Canadian artists. Winners have one year to finish volunteer hours and claim their piece of art. The best part?  Volunteer with any nonprofit(s) you choose!  Download the Timeraiser app to keep track of all your volunteer hours and send them directly to Framework.

Online150 is an online extension of Timeraiser150.  Through Online150 Canadians from coast to coast can purchase art by volunteering their time with a nonprofit organization in their local community.

STEP 4: Get involved. Even if you don’t end up winning an original piece of art, join in the social good by pledging hours to volunteer in your community. In 2017, Framework aims to collectively raise more than 150,000 volunteer hours for nonprofits across Canada, connecting Canadians to their communities and the causes they care about.

Paints ‘n Bloom Fall Art Show & Sale – In Support of the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia

captureAward winning artists Wendy Mould, AFCA, and Audrey Bakewell  are featuring in the Paints ‘n Bloom Fall Art Show & Sale, November 25 to Sunday, November 27, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, at GardenWorks at Mandeville, 4746 Marine Drive, Burnaby.

The show will feature a Beginner Watercolour Class, Wednesday, November 23,  3:30 pm – 5:30pm and a Christmas Card Making Class, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2:00 pm -4:00 pm at Mandeville.  No experience required. The cost for each class is $35 per person and all supplies are included.  Register early by calling Wendy 604-583-4538.

Audrey Bakewell and Wendy Mould have been hosting the Paints ‘n Bloom art shows and workshops since 2011 and have raised over $3,200 for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Background

This is the sixth year and 12th Art Show that we have had for the Alzheimer Society of BC to raise funds and to create awareness of support in the community. It is very exciting to be working with GardenWorks at Mandeville to put on this show. We are pleased to support the Alzheimer Society because both of our immediate families had members with the disease.  Wendy’s brother-in-law was only 52 when diagnosed!  His last few years after diagnosis were very difficult for him and her family.  Audrey’s mother also developed the disease at a very young age and Audrey was a caregiver for many, many years. We have experienced first-hand how hard it is on the person and their family and we understand how hard it is to find help in the community.  At our shows we provide information on support available within the community.

Thank you for your support,

Wendy Mould & Audrey Bakewell

Special Features of the Show:

  • Original Art by two award winning artists
  • Beginner Watercolour Class – Wednesday, Nov. 23, 3:30-5:30. $35 Supplies Incl. Register Wendy  604-583-4538
  • Christmas Card Making Class – Thursday, Nov 24, 2-4pm   $35 Supplies Incl. Register – Wendy 604-583-4538
  • An Alzheimer’s information table on Community resources and programs
  • Flowers, plants, clothing and décor for every price range
  • Willows Café serving brunch or lunch

Wheelchair friendly