Posts tagged with: North Vancouver

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.
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 🙂
I am very happy to be part of that exciting exhibition coming up at the North Vancouver Cityscape Community Art Space.
North Vancouver community arts council
tactile forest exhibition in North Vancouver
CityScape Community Art Space
335 Lonsdale Avenue, North VancouverOPENING RECEPTION | September 8, 7-9pm
September 9 – October 1, 2016

Tactile Forest brings the theme of botanical life into the gallery landscape. Mossy greens, golden browns, sea and sky blues mimic our natural world through acrylic and oil paints, ceramic and fibre sculpture, contemporary embroidery and unique mixed media photographic works.

Each of the seven artists imbue their experience of nature through diverse mediums, reflecting the diversity of the tactile and intangible within our forests and the connection art has with nature.
Artists: Bev Ellis, Julie Johnston, Jane Kenyon, ByNature Designs, 
Zed Payne, Sandrine Pelissier and Heather Talbot.

Artist Talk | Thursday, Sept 15, 6:30-7:30pm Join Nicolas Rousseau, BSc, MSc, Horticulture Engineer and ByNature President as he leads us in a discussion about biophilia, the importance of bringing nature into our interior spaces and the intrinsic bond between humans and other living systems.
Sponsor:

STAY CONNECTED:

Media Inquiries:
Caitlin Bryant
Exhibitions Coordinator
exhibitions@nvartscouncil.ca | 604-988-6844

Interviews available and high-resolution images available upon request.

North Vancouver Community Arts Council, 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2G3 Canada

I received my copy of Splash 17, inspiring subjects yesterday and the book looks gorgeous. What I like about the Splash collection is the opportunity to see how so many different artists can express themselves in different styles and in different subjects with the same medium of watercolor.

watercolor portrait painting with patterns by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

I have one painting featured in the book, it is a portrait of my daughter Louise as she was taking a selfie in front of a mirror. The paradox is actually we can’t see her face in that selfie 🙂

splash 17 watercolor competition book Edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf

​A revealing gesture, a brilliant quality of light, a particularly perfect bloom… this volume of Splash is dedicated to those glorious sparks of inspiration, and the stories of how 129 artists fanned them into some of today’s greatest watercolor paintings. The emotional connection between subject and artist resonates in these pages, delivering the caliber of art and insight that has made Splash a perennial favorite.

  • 135 paintings, reproduced in large, juicy color
  • A diverse range of styles and subjects, including still lifes, portraits, city scenes, animals and landscapes
  • Commentary reveals the artists’ passion, approaches and techniques

The artists spotlighted inside found inspiration in even unlikely places. They spotted it in peeling paint, the faces of strangers, and the view from the kitchen window. They found beauty in places as poetic as Paris, and as seemingly pedestrian as a dilapidated shed. From a hawk proudly posed against a cloudless, cerulean sky to an everyday table setting transformed by light into a kaleidoscope of color, these are the moments that stopped artists in their tracks, to create the kind of paintings that do the same. “Whatever made you hold your breath or turn your head the first time you saw it, that is what you should paint!” –Kathleen Lanzoni

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 forest painting with patterns patterned trees by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier patterned trees painting by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier
Discovery Walk will e exhibited at the Ferry Building gallery for the Harmony Showcase Exhibition 2016, the show runs from July 29th – August 14th.Opening is Friday, July 29th at 6pm.

Mixed media juried exhibition featuring the work of 22 artists:
See the list of exhibiting artists here.

Harmony arts festival in west Vancouver

fearless watercolor for beginners in Chinese by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

I was so thrilled to find a couple copies of the simplified Chinese edition of my book “Fearless Watercolor for beginners” in the mail today!
It was a surprise as I did not know the book was being translated, so happy about that 🙂
You can buy the Chinese version of my book on these online stores:

patterned forest painting by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

Forest Dream has been accepted in the Painting on the Edge show at the Federation of Canadian Artists.
The 14th Annual Open International Juried Exhibition 
August 16 – September 4 2016Painting on the Edge is an annual international open call, competition and exhibition open to all artists worldwide. Each year this exhibition encourages artists to challenge themselves in their current practice and get out of their artistic comfort zones. Challenge your audience, challenge your peers, challenge yourself!Last year I had a painting of Louise in that show and it won the second price

portrait painting by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier