For the next two months, watch the submission dates for the following art and craft events in the Vancouver + neighboring areas:
Winter Treasures, The Fine Art of Holiday Giving: OCT 16
Show & Sale Runs: November 9, 2017 - December 21, 2017
Port Moody Arts Centre is celebrating the holiday season with our much anticipated 4th annual Winter Treasures. It is an elegant, boutique style, show and sale. We invite artists and artisans in all media to submit 2D and 3D artwork and fine craft that is suitable for holiday gift giving. Previous shows have included painting, printmaking, jewelry, woodwork, metalwork, stone, glass, ceramics, as well as textile and leatherwork. Preference will be given to smaller works in a variety of price ranges up to $500.00. Artists will be encouraged to replenish sold artwork during the run of the show.
ACT Art Gallery Ensemble 2017: OCT 16
The ACT Art Gallery invites artists working at all levels, and in all mediums, to submit for consideration a small collection of artwork (an ensemble) for this year’s Ensemble show. Now in its 8th year, the concept of this exhibition is to give each artist the opportunity to show a small collection of artworks that are related by one or several unifying elements such as theme, medium, size, etc. In addition, size specifications as outlined in the guidelines must be strictly observed.
Semiahmoo Holiday Market: NOV 2
All crafters and artisans are welcome to participate in our Holiday Art Market in the contemporary Turnbull Gallery in South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre. The South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre is a fully accessible hub for health, wellness and creativity for everyone in the community from preschool to seniors.
Annonymous Art Show (North Vancouver): OCT 28
Place Des Arts Christmas Boutique: OCT 29
Each November and December, Place des Arts’ Artisan Shop expands into a fine craft market: The Christmas Boutique. Offering holiday shoppers a veritable Aladdin’s cave of glittering bobbles and delightful seasonal gifts, the Christmas Boutique is the perfect place to find beautifully handcrafted, locally made artisan wares.
If you're in need of any products to sell, we have some suggestions below:
At KeenART, we have 8x8 inch Wood Panel Profile available at special price of $5.70 that is ready to be shipped out from or picked up today at our production centre in Burnaby.
8x8 inch Wood Panel Profile
A wood surface suited for arts and crafts or anything imaginable. These Hardboard Panels offer an archival alternative to stretched canvas. This rigid support is best for non flexible media such as tempera, and casein paints or even Resin Coatings
1½" deep base, 1-5/8" final depth
3mm or 1/8" Baltic Birch plywood Surface
Fine Art Scans -
When you have your final artwork is completed and ready to be dropped off at the gallery, consider having it scanned for reproduction pieces in the future.
8" x 8" Scan on a DVD @ 300 DPI Scan $35.00
8" x 8" Scan on a DVD @ 600 DPI Scan $61.00
Fine Art Prints & Greeting Cards
Did you know we print on greeting cards as well as fine art prints? We do indeed! Our most popular sizes are the 5x7 folded cards, which are printed with our Epson printer on excellent archival card paper. They come in matte, glossy, or linen texture...and include the envelope as well!
Need anything else? We can help! Check out our website for an assortment of canvas and giclee fine art printing services, as well as other products such as wood panels and display racks.
KeenArt Media Ltd. 604-421-8000 (KeenART)
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Thursday
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Friday