Federation of Canadian Artists  |  ARROWSMITH CHAPTER

FCA-Arrowsmith is a community of artists from Central Vancouver Island

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Summer Exhibition 2021

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Congratulations to our jury awarded winning artists

Birgit Coath LightPlay "First Place: LightPlay" by Birgit Coath, AFCA  
Susan White Blue Jug "Second Place: Blue Jug" by Susan White  
Peggy Burkosky Inner Harbour, Victoria BC CANADA "Third Place: Inner Harbour, Victoria BC CANADA" by Peggy Burkosky, AFCA  
Kathy Harder "A Mist-ical Encounter" Harder, Kathy A Mist-ical Encounter  
Bonnie Stebbings Blue Lagoon "Honourable Mention: Blue Lagoon" by Bonnie Stebbings  
Fay St. Marie White Tulips in Red Vase "Honourable Mention: White Tulips in Red Vase" by Fay St. Marie  

Congratulations to Kathy Harder for winning People's Choice Award for "A Mist-ical Encounter"

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 About the FCA & the Arrowsmith Chapter

 

   

 

The Federation of Canadian Artists was founded in 1941 by a group of Canadian artists, including Group of Seven luminary, Lawren Harris. There are currently eleven Chapters and over 2000 FCA members across Canada. The mission of the FCA is to advance the knowledge and appreciation of art and culture to all Canadians, offering education, exhibition and communication in the Visual Arts, and to support and promote emerging  to professional member artists. 

One of three chapters on Vancouver Island, Arrowsmith Chapter was formed in 1995 and has since grown to its present roster of over eighty members. These artists represent the visual arts community from Victoria to  Quadra Island and all points in between, with many residing in the Parksville/Qualicum area. The Chapter members meet once every two months at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, where they share ideas, present demonstrations and have group critiques. New members are always welcome. 

The Arrowsmith Chapter traditionally holds two juried group shows per year. All of the artwork in these shows, ranging in style from abstract to representational, in different mediums such as watercolour, oil acrylic, mixed media and collage, is rigorously juried by three signature members of FCA. When selecting works for shows, these jurors consider such things as the use of composition, line, colour, perspective, shape, light, proportion and positive and negative space, and mastery of the artist's chosen medium.

Arrowsmith Chapter Juried Shows present an excellent opportunity to enhance or begin a collection of original artwork and appreciate the talent of established and emerging local FCA artists.

 

 

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