• Alison Taylor – The Physics of Being

    Alison Taylor – The Physics of Being

    Meet the Artist: Sept. 2, 1:30pm

    This series of abstract works is based on diagrams from physics textbooks, and reflects on the parallels between concepts in physics and psychology, such as leverage, friction and tension.
  • Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Meet the Artist: Sep. 2, 1:30pm

    The artists present artwork from their travels. From small travel sketch books to lively plein air oils and watercolours and more finished studio works.
  • Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Meet the Artist: Sep. 2, 1:30pm

    The artists present artwork from their travels. From small travel sketch books to lively plein air oils and watercolours and more finished studio works.
  • Eugenia Stephenson – Painting with Fibre

    Eugenia Stephenson – Painting with Fibre

    September 19 – October 14
    These pieces demonstrate and bring out that magic through the exaggeration of colour and texture.
  • Jennifer Goodwin – Floral Dialogues

    Jennifer Goodwin – Floral Dialogues

    September 19 – October 14
    I have been working with botanical imagery for many years, constantly exploring new mediums and visual expressions that allow me to portray the movement, energy and freshness of the surrounding natural environment.

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council

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Sunday Film Series

An impressive line up of documentary films! Guest speakers and sponsors make this series convivial, mind-expanding and enjoyable.
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2018 Fall Author Reading Series

A series of author readings are held throughout the year courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Literary Committee of the Sunshine Coast Arts Council.
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Deck the Halls

The Fair is set in the picturesque post and beam Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. Deadline for applications to participate is October 1st, 2018.
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Awards

Deadline for nominations for the 2018 Awards – Saturday, September 30th . The Awards will be handed out at the Arts Council’s 2018 AGM, Thursday, October 25th.

About SCAC

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is a volunteer-based society founded February 22, 1966 to raise to profile of local artists and artisans and to broaden the opportunities for Sunshine Coast citizens to enjoy and to participate in cultural activities. The SC Arts Council maintains the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre located at Trail & Medusa in Sechelt, British Columbia.

Over the years the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre has been a vital resource for the artistic and cultural life of the Coast community. It incorporates the ‘Doris Crowston’ public gallery showcasing the work of Coast artists and guest artists from off coast, a music studio housing a community piano and a public art studio. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council hosts a variety of cultural events at the Arts Centre and in the community: concerts, literary readings, lectures, events and children’s activities are all part of a year-round schedule.

For more history of the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, please click here.

Latest News

Job Openings

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council announces the openings for the positions of Administrative Manager and Director/Curator.

Art Card Fundraiser

Submit original one-of-a-kind mini works of art mounted on 5" x 7" Greeting Card. All funds raised will go towards Gallery updates. Deadline for submissions is October 14th.

Printmaking Workshops

Monotype Print Workshop with Nena Braathen and Janice McFegan - September 20 & 21. Third Fundamental Woodcut Workshop with Master Printer Leonard Brett - September 22 & 29.

Deck the Halls

The Fair is set in the picturesque post and beam Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. Deadline for applications to participate is October 1st, 2018.

Young Artists Awards & Exhibition

We are looking for artists aged 5-18 who love to be creative at home and who are working on their art independently of school. Deadline for submission of entries: November 18, 2018.

Awards

Deadline for nominations for the 2018 Awards – Saturday, September 30th . The Awards will be handed out at the Arts Council’s 2018 AGM, Thursday, October 25th.

Doris Crowston Gallery Shows

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Alison Taylor – The Physics of Being

Meet the Artist: Sept. 2, 1:30pm

This series of abstract works is based on diagrams from physics textbooks, and reflects on the parallels between concepts in physics and psychology, such as leverage, friction and tension.
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Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

Meet the Artist: Sep. 2, 1:30pm

The artists present artwork from their travels. From small travel sketch books to lively plein air oils and watercolours and more finished studio works.
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Art Crawl and Art Card Fundraiser

October 17 – November 11
Art Card Fundraiser - details to be posted soon.
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Eugenia Stephenson – Painting with Fibre

September 19 – October 14
These pieces demonstrate and bring out that magic through the exaggeration of colour and texture.
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Jennifer Goodwin – Floral Dialogues

September 19 – October 14
I have been working with botanical imagery for many years, constantly exploring new mediums and visual expressions that allow me to portray the movement, energy and freshness of the surrounding natural environment.

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