Art

Artists (from left) Aaron Jordan, Phyllis Atkins, and Drew Atkins stand in front of their new sculpture “The Rivers that Connect Us” at the Museum of Surrey. (Image via Facebook)

‘The Rivers that Connect Us’ rises at Museum of Surrey in Cloverdale

Public art offers ‘symbol of welcoming and respect’

Artists (from left) Aaron Jordan, Phyllis Atkins, and Drew Atkins stand in front of their new sculpture “The Rivers that Connect Us” at the Museum of Surrey. (Image via Facebook)
Gina Adams as she works on her latest piece titled ‘Undying Love’. (Submitted photo)

‘Toothless’ the kitty inspires B.C. wood carver to break out the chainsaw

Inspired by plight of a toothless cat, Gina Adams offers proceeds from her artwork to help animals

Gina Adams as she works on her latest piece titled ‘Undying Love’. (Submitted photo)
(Black Press Media files)

Artistic sustainability challenge returns to Langley

Langley Centennial Museum and Langley Arts Council partners to offer juried upcycling art exhibit

(Black Press Media files)
Langley artist and workshop instructor Lalita Hamill’s own portrait of herself at work in her studio. (File photo)

Composition workshop for artists offered online

South Surrey White Rock Art Society course also available to non-members

Langley artist and workshop instructor Lalita Hamill’s own portrait of herself at work in her studio. (File photo)
The Xyólheméylh Gratitude Art Contest runs Feb. 1 to 12 and is open to all B.C. Indigenous children and youth between the ages of three and 19. (www.pikist.com)

Indigenous B.C. children invited to enter ‘gratitude’ art contest

What are you thankful for? Gratitude Art Contest ask kids to express it via art

The Xyólheméylh Gratitude Art Contest runs Feb. 1 to 12 and is open to all B.C. Indigenous children and youth between the ages of three and 19. (www.pikist.com)
Langley Arts Council

Langley Arts Council looks to create change with new exhibition

Open call for 2D and 3D artists to focus on current social issues

Langley Arts Council
Pete Ryan, known all over the world for his chainsaw carvings, died on Friday, Jan. 8. He was 70 years old. (Contributed Photo/Dignity Memorial)

Hope chainsaw carving icon Pete Ryan remembered for jolly nature, unparalleled talent

Pete Ryan was featured on multiple TV shows, including Carver Kings and Saw Dogs

Pete Ryan, known all over the world for his chainsaw carvings, died on Friday, Jan. 8. He was 70 years old. (Contributed Photo/Dignity Memorial)
Brandon Isaak with two of the “mini-legends” he’s made of clay. “But I do not just do musicians or legends,” says the Surrey-area musician. “I did a series of hobos and the guy in my one hand is Homesick Joe. In the other hand a commissioned piece of Bob Marley.” (submitted photo: Cindy Mae)

Surrey musician’s clay ‘Mini-Legends’ make the most of pandemic’s quiet days and nights

‘It’s actually turned out to be quite a booming little business,’ says Brandon ‘Yukon Slim’ Isaak

Brandon Isaak with two of the “mini-legends” he’s made of clay. “But I do not just do musicians or legends,” says the Surrey-area musician. “I did a series of hobos and the guy in my one hand is Homesick Joe. In the other hand a commissioned piece of Bob Marley.” (submitted photo: Cindy Mae)
Sammie Gillan-Kennedy found out she is expecting baby number three this year. (Courtesy of Sammie Gillan-Kennedy)

GALLERY: British Columbians celebrate triumphs during a trying year

Residents share some positive news from a year dominated by COVID-19

Sammie Gillan-Kennedy found out she is expecting baby number three this year. (Courtesy of Sammie Gillan-Kennedy)
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography
Caroline Ashley, a member of the Fort Langley Artist Group, shows off her art. (FLAG/Special to the Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group encourages support for local art this season

Virtual Christmas market featuring a variety of styles and subjects runs until Dec. 15

Caroline Ashley, a member of the Fort Langley Artist Group, shows off her art. (FLAG/Special to the Star)
Langley Arts Council is open to vendors for the online Christmas market. (Langley Arts Council/Special to The Star)

Langley Arts Council on the lookout for vendors to take part in online Christmas market

The market will launch Friday, Nov, 13th, and will run through to Jan. 10th

Langley Arts Council is open to vendors for the online Christmas market. (Langley Arts Council/Special to The Star)
Fort Gallery held a Christmas Mystery Show last year. (Alysha Creighton/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Gallery gets $5,000 arts grant

Metro Vancouver provided the funds to the local gallery

Fort Gallery held a Christmas Mystery Show last year. (Alysha Creighton/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Arts Council’s Incognito Exhibition in the fall of 2019. (Langley Arts Council/Special to the Star)

Artists of Aldergrove called upon to go Incognito next month

Langley Arts Council to host fundraising exhibition with opening reception on Sunday, Nov. 8

Langley Arts Council’s Incognito Exhibition in the fall of 2019. (Langley Arts Council/Special to the Star)
Artist Kevin Stone made this 3,000-pound stainless steel falcon, seen here on display outside his business on Rowat Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fraser Valley metal sculptor looking for buyer for $350K falcon

Kevin Stone was supposed to bring 3,000-pound bird to luxury show in Vegas, but it was cancelled

Artist Kevin Stone made this 3,000-pound stainless steel falcon, seen here on display outside his business on Rowat Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Art in the Country holds special sessions on Saturday, Oct. 3rd at 26864-16th Avenue, in the backyard of a private country studio. (Susan Gorris/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove farm invites artists for life drawing sessions

Art in the Country happens this Saturday, Oct. 3, at 26864 16th Ave

Art in the Country holds special sessions on Saturday, Oct. 3rd at 26864-16th Avenue, in the backyard of a private country studio. (Susan Gorris/Special to The Star)
Fort Langley resident Alex Stewart, 33, completed is latest mural as part of the Downtown Langley Business Association Mural Walk on Sept. 15, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Latest addition to Mural Walk in downtown Langley a ‘showstopper’

Fort Langley artist Alex Stewart completed the artwork in two days

Fort Langley resident Alex Stewart, 33, completed is latest mural as part of the Downtown Langley Business Association Mural Walk on Sept. 15, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Organizer Brian Croft said the West Fine Art Show on Sept. 18-10, 2020 at the Glass House Estate Winery on 0 Avenue would have been called off if COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings had been tightened . (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Art in the time of COVID: how a Langley exhibition managed it

Holding the charitable event depended on which phase of restrictions were in effect

Organizer Brian Croft said the West Fine Art Show on Sept. 18-10, 2020 at the Glass House Estate Winery on 0 Avenue would have been called off if COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings had been tightened . (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Arts Council to offer virtual artisan market Sept. 19th to Oct. 19

Langley Arts Council to offer virtual artisan market Sept. 19th to Oct. 19

Ceramics, artwork, jewelry, clothing, and more will be up for sale amid other online galleries

Langley Arts Council to offer virtual artisan market Sept. 19th to Oct. 19
Langley teens’ art in video honours Overdose Awareness Day

Langley teens’ art in video honours Overdose Awareness Day

The local project is aimed at combatting the overdose crisis

  • Aug 28, 2020
Langley teens’ art in video honours Overdose Awareness Day