Mike Wakefield is a photography artist who also works for the North Shore News. He came last week to take a few pictures of the studio and share a bit of my art and process in the November 20th  edition of the paper.

Click here to see the gallery of pictures

North Shore News feature North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier and patterned portraits

Picture by Mike Wakefield
I was just at the studios of Ici radio Canada Premiere for an interview with Jacques Dufresne, that was a fun experience.
The interview is in French.​You can hear it here: Link to Radio Canada Interview

North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier interviewed at Radio Canada

I finished it just in time so I could submit it for this show at the Federation of Canadian Artists in Granville Island, I just got the good news today that it has been accepted.

portrait with patterns by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

I was juried in that same show in 2015 and 2014 and won a price each year.
The show runs from November 29 to December 23 at the Federation of Canadian Artists gallery. The reception is on December 8th : 6 to 8 pm.

west coast landscape painting of the rain forest by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

“Botanical Allegory” sold and is displayed in this beautiful home. I think it is the perfect painting to fit that space!

​February 4 o February 9, 2016
​Opening on February 4, with artists and models in attendance.

I am very happy to be part of this upcoming show at the International Arts Gallery in Vancouver.

portrait exhibition at the International Arts gallery in Vancouver

I will be exhibiting a portrait of my friend Sophie.

watercolor portrait painting by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

I am very excited for this upcoming solo show at Place des Arts in Coquitlam!
It is held simultaneously with a mixed media show by Leora Gesser and the Positively petite show, a miniature exhibition show.Opening Reception is November 13 from 2 to 4 pm. See you there!

solo exhibition by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier at Place des Arts in Coquitlam

This year for Culture Days Sophie Babeanu and I did have a fun activity where participants were drawing a selfie, the old fashion way 🙂 That is without a cell phone.

And here are the self portraits:
​(Click on any picture to see a larger version)
And here is a video made by the North Vancouver Recreation & Culture, where you can see glimpses of our activity in the studio.
I am very pleased that Slice of Life II, Charlotte will be part of this important exhibition.

FCA 75th Anniversary Signature Celebration and Exhibition in Vancouver

The FCA 75th Anniversary Signature Celebration and Exhibition marks seventy-five years of artistic excellence at the Federation of Canadian Artists. All Signature Members are invited to showcase one work that best demonstrates their artistic strengths and achievements. Be a part of FCA history as we celebrate this historical milestone.
portrait painting with patterns by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

We have an exciting activity coming up for Culture Days

​This year again, we invite you to participate in an exciting activity for Culture Days!

It is going to be fun, everyone can do it, kids will love it and it will take you about 10-30 minutes.

No painting or drawing skills required, all you need to know is to look into a mirror and trace!

You will make a selfie, the old fashion way 🙂 We will use a mirror and a simple print system. Your self portrait will be scanned and you can take it home, and why not use it as your new profile picture?

This activity will be facilitated by art therapist Sophie Babeanu and visual Artist Sandrine Pelissier

When: Saturday and Sunday Oct 1 and 2
​from 10 am to 3 pmWhere: 125 Garden Avenue in North Vancouver.
Click here to see a studio location map


​Do I need to RSVP?:
No but we would love it if you could click on “I plan on attending this event” on our Culture Days page
So happy to hear that Forest Dream has won 3rd place in :
Painting on the Edge
The 14th Annual Open International Juried Exhibition at the Federation of Canadian artists.The show runs in Granville island from August 16 to September 4 2016
I get an Opus gift card that I am sure will be no trouble at all to spend 🙂