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Vincent Mikuska is seen reflected in the glass of one of his paintings on March 25, 2021. His show is on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from March 29 to May 7, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

From cardboard to canvas: How one Chilliwack artist turned ‘micro’ landscapes into paintings

Vincent Mikuska’s solo show ‘Shifting Perspectives’ brings bright colours, white together

 

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

 

‘Gratitude’ by Sylvie Roussel-Janssens is on display in the lobby of the Royal Hotel now until March 15. (Sylvie Roussel-Janssens)

Chilliwack venues aglow with light sculptures by local artist

Sylvie Roussel-Janssens’ installations at Royal Hotel and Chilliwack Cultural Centre

 

Self-taught Chilliwack painter, Trina Schols, will have her artwork on display in Royal Hotel windows throughout the month of February. (Submitted)

‘Overwhelming’ response for Art on Main, first artist’s work now on display at Chilliwack hotel

Self-taught painter, Trina Schols, will have artwork in Royal Hotel windows throughout February

Self-taught Chilliwack painter, Trina Schols, will have her artwork on display in Royal Hotel windows throughout the month of February. (Submitted)
Anita Symonds’ artwork is on display at Cornerstone Custom Picture Framing at 9369-A Mill St. from Feb. 1 to March 31. (Anita Symonds)

Cultus Lake artist’s work adds colour to walls in downtown Chilliwack gallery

Anita Symonds’ artwork on display at Cornerstone Custom Picture Framing on Mill Street

Anita Symonds’ artwork is on display at Cornerstone Custom Picture Framing at 9369-A Mill St. from Feb. 1 to March 31. (Anita Symonds)
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)
Mixed media artist Krista Kilvert is seen beside her piece ‘Cultivating Data’ on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Her solo show, Relic, is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Nov. 21, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack artist hopes solo show ‘Relic’ will stimulate thought about environment

Krista Kilvert’s mixed media show is currently on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Mixed media artist Krista Kilvert is seen beside her piece ‘Cultivating Data’ on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Her solo show, Relic, is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Nov. 21, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The painting ‘Revelstoke National Park’ (right) by Chilliwack artist Errol Brimacombe is one of more than 300 pieces of artwork in the virtual Hands Across the Pacific international art show. (Canadian International Cultural Exchange Society)

Virtual international art show by Chilliwack woman like stepping through a real gallery

The Hands Across the Pacific exhibition features 300 artists worldwide, three from Chilliwack

The painting ‘Revelstoke National Park’ (right) by Chilliwack artist Errol Brimacombe is one of more than 300 pieces of artwork in the virtual Hands Across the Pacific international art show. (Canadian International Cultural Exchange Society)
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)
The Chilliwack Museum and Archives is looking for people to take part in its ‘Creative in Quarantine’ exhibition which runs Sept. 25 to Dec. 23, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Museum looking for creative people to take part in COVID-related art show

Upcoming ‘Creative in Quarantine’ exhibition will be on display this fall at the Chilliwack Museum

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives is looking for people to take part in its ‘Creative in Quarantine’ exhibition which runs Sept. 25 to Dec. 23, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Gary Haggquist’s art exhibition, Love This Land, is on display in the art gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Oct. 4. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Haggquist show at Chilliwack Cultural Centre encompasses 40 years of art

Love This Land, which includes one unfinished piece, is Gary Haggquist’s first solo show in 19 years

Gary Haggquist’s art exhibition, Love This Land, is on display in the art gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Oct. 4. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Mural by Oksana Gaidasheva in an alley off Mill Street in downtown Chilliwack on Aug. 13, 2020, part of the Chilliwack Mural Festival. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Mural Festival comes alive in the downtown core

‘Murals offer a safe way for people to enjoy socially distanced artwork,’ says organizer

Mural by Oksana Gaidasheva in an alley off Mill Street in downtown Chilliwack on Aug. 13, 2020, part of the Chilliwack Mural Festival. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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)
Folks take in the glowing art during Sylvie Roussel-Janssens’ outdoor light sculpture show at her home in Chilliwack on Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

PHOTOS: Outdoor evening exhibition lights up Chilliwack artist’s property

Sylvie Roussel-Janssens held art show outside own home featuring her 3-D light sculptures

Folks take in the glowing art during Sylvie Roussel-Janssens’ outdoor light sculpture show at her home in Chilliwack on Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Outdoor art exhibition, Together, features about 42 paintings by Yarrow children at Yarrow Pioneer Park. (Submitted)

Chilliwack children install outdoor art exhibition at Yarrow Pioneer Park

About 42 self portraits are currently hanging from the playground structures at the park

Outdoor art exhibition, Together, features about 42 paintings by Yarrow children at Yarrow Pioneer Park. (Submitted)
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
Artist Jolene Mackie Paints Dreamscapes

Artist Jolene Mackie Paints Dreamscapes

Emily Carr University graduate brings art community together

  • Jan 25, 2019
Artist Jolene Mackie Paints Dreamscapes
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography