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Dubai as seen in 2000. This image is part of photo exhibition ‘From Dunes to Dollars – Dubai’s Xtraordinary Journey’ by Chilliwack’s Michael Hamilton-Clark and son Steve Hamilton-Clark on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Sept. 22 to Oct. 29. (Michael Hamilton-Clark)

Photo exhibit in Chilliwack shows Dubai changing from ‘dunes to dollars’ over 50 years

Pictorial odyssey shows images from 1965 to 2015 by father-son team Michael and Steve Hamilton-Clark

 

Holly McKeen (left) and Patricia Peters, along with George Rychter (not pictured) have come together for Convergence 2022 at the art gallery in the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Trio of artists from Chilliwack and Hope come together for Convergence 2022 exhibition

Work by Holly McKeen, Patricia Peters and George Rychter on display at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

 

Hussein Rostum’s solo exhibition Blazing Colours is on display at the O’Connor Group Art Gallery in the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from June 29 to Aug. 6. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack artist brings vibrant, abstract show to cultural centre with Blazing Colours

‘It makes life so much more pleasant to have colour in your life,’ says Hussein Rostum

 

Promo photo shows “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience,” coming to Vancouver Convention Centre East starting in October. (Submitted photo)

Canadian debut of ‘Beyond King Tut’ coming to Vancouver in another ‘immersive experience’

Exhibition timed with 100th anniversary of tomb discovery in Egypt

Promo photo shows “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience,” coming to Vancouver Convention Centre East starting in October. (Submitted photo)
Works by Karen Ireland (left), Jeannette Bittman (right) and Mary-Lee Merz (not pictured) are on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until May 14. (Submitted)

3 female artists come together for ‘Figuration and Abstraction’ at Chilliwack art gallery

Artwork by Jeannette Bittman, Karen Ireland, Mary-Lee Merz on display at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Works by Karen Ireland (left), Jeannette Bittman (right) and Mary-Lee Merz (not pictured) are on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until May 14. (Submitted)
Folks take in Ted Driediger’s solo exhibition Drawn to Clay at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Dec. 9, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Artists wanted for 2023/2024 exhibitions at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Priority given to artists who have not yet exhibited, says Chilliwack Visual Artists Association

Folks take in Ted Driediger’s solo exhibition Drawn to Clay at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Dec. 9, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Conceptual artist Krista Kilvert (left) chats with Sylvie Roussel-Janssens during the opening reception for Kilvert’s installation ‘Day After Day After Day After Day’ at the Chilliwack Museum on Feb. 24. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack art installation replicates billowing mass of garbage from overconsumption

Krista Kilvert’s work a ‘dizzying’ reminder that folks can make positive change: Chilliwack Museum curator

Conceptual artist Krista Kilvert (left) chats with Sylvie Roussel-Janssens during the opening reception for Kilvert’s installation ‘Day After Day After Day After Day’ at the Chilliwack Museum on Feb. 24. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
‘Poppies By The Lake’ by Sharyn Olfert.

‘Power of Colour’ exhibition brightens Chilliwack Cultural Centre art gallery

Juried show by Fraser Valley Chapter of Federation of Canadian Artists on display until April

‘Poppies By The Lake’ by Sharyn Olfert.
Members with the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association install their group show Natural Expressions at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack artists kick off new year with nature-themed exhibition

Natural Expressions by Chilliwack Visual Artists Association at Cultural Centre until Feb. 19

Members with the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association install their group show Natural Expressions at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Two-in-one exhibition ‘Chromatopia’ and ‘For the Birds’ is a show by members of the Fibre Art Network at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Art Gallery from Sept. 22 to Oct. 9. (Submitted)

Vibrant 2-in-1 fibre art show in Chilliwack inspired by monochromatic work and birds

‘Chromatopia’ and ‘For the Birds’ coming to Chilliwack Cultural Centre art gallery

Two-in-one exhibition ‘Chromatopia’ and ‘For the Birds’ is a show by members of the Fibre Art Network at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Art Gallery from Sept. 22 to Oct. 9. (Submitted)
Artists featured in the BLM Social Justice Art Project at UFV are (clockwise from top left): Michelle Msami, Dona Park, Rain Neeposh and Faria Firoz.

Black Lives Matter art exhibit opens at UFV in Abbotsford

Show features the work of four artists and runs until Sept. 15

Artists featured in the BLM Social Justice Art Project at UFV are (clockwise from top left): Michelle Msami, Dona Park, Rain Neeposh and Faria Firoz.
Chilliwack artist Patricia Peters has her solo show, Art That Breathes, on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until June 25. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack artist breathes life into gallery with colourful exhibition

Patricia Peters’ show ‘Art That Breathes’ on display at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Chilliwack artist Patricia Peters has her solo show, Art That Breathes, on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until June 25. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lucas Simpson’s solo exhibition is on display in the O’Connor Group Art Gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Feb. 8 to March 19. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Arts and culture aplenty in downtown Chilliwack

At least five different exhibitions have opened in recent weeks in Chilliwack

Lucas Simpson’s solo exhibition is on display in the O’Connor Group Art Gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Feb. 8 to March 19. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lucas Simpson’s solo exhibition is on display in the O’Connor Group Art Gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Feb. 8 to March 19. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘I’m here to bring a little more colour to this crazy COVID world right now,’ says Chilliwack artist

Lucas Simpson’s ‘fragmented impressionism’ artwork on display at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Lucas Simpson’s solo exhibition is on display in the O’Connor Group Art Gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Feb. 8 to March 19. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A view of the “Imagine Van Gogh” art exhibit coming to Vancouver this spring. (submitted photo)

‘Imagine Van Gogh’ art show coming to Vancouver with ‘exceptional COVID-19 measures’

February start for ‘immersive concept’ touring exhibition of Dutch master’s works

A view of the “Imagine Van Gogh” art exhibit coming to Vancouver this spring. (submitted photo)
Some of the work created by members of the Fraser Valley Watermedia Society. The group is having its first online show, due to the pandemic, for the month of November. (Fraser Valley Watermedia Society)

Fraser Valley artists move group show online due to COVID-19

The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society’s online show runs for the month of November

Some of the work created by members of the Fraser Valley Watermedia Society. The group is having its first online show, due to the pandemic, for the month of November. (Fraser Valley Watermedia Society)
Ava Christl is the artist in residence at Ranger Station Art Gallery. Amid the pandemic and the closure of the gallery, she has kept herself busy through a variety of art projects. Her works, The Skeena Paintings, are on display now, and Ranger Station is open once more. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Ranger Station artist in residence keeps busy amid pandemic

‘I’d really like to encourage people to really come out and support the arts,’ Ava Christl says

Ava Christl is the artist in residence at Ranger Station Art Gallery. Amid the pandemic and the closure of the gallery, she has kept herself busy through a variety of art projects. Her works, The Skeena Paintings, are on display now, and Ranger Station is open once more. (Adam Louis/Observer)
In Dead Soldiers, one of the paintings in the Sandstorm series, Chris Woods alludes to a long tradition of depicting battles in art. (Chris Woods)

Return of the Jedi – and the Chilliwack Cultural Centre art gallery

The O’Connor Group Art Gallery re-opens today with Chris Woods’ Star Wars themed paintings

In Dead Soldiers, one of the paintings in the Sandstorm series, Chris Woods alludes to a long tradition of depicting battles in art. (Chris Woods)
Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce

Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce

Painter teaches the art of the portrait and exhibits students’ work

  • Mar 6, 2019
Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce
The World of Artist Julia Trops

The World of Artist Julia Trops

Art and Activism mix in life of Colwood painter and sculptor

  • Feb 4, 2019
The World of Artist Julia Trops