Art

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

 

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

 

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

 

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
Artist Kevin Ledo steps back to look at his mural of Inez Louis while painting it on the back of a building on Victoria Avenue in downtown Chilliwack on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Inaugural mural festival brightens up downtown core of Fraser Valley city

The vibrant Chilliwack Mural Festival features eight Canadian artists including five from Chilliwack

Artist Kevin Ledo steps back to look at his mural of Inez Louis while painting it on the back of a building on Victoria Avenue in downtown Chilliwack on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo
Carver Ryan Villiers puts finishing touches on the lifelike chainsaw carving of John J. Rambo (played by Sylvester Stallone) before it was installed at Hope’s Memorial Park Aug. 14, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Sylvester Stallone gives shout-out to new Rambo chainsaw carving in Hope, B.C.

Sylvester Stallone, the star behind John J. Rambo, “very proud” of newly installed red cedar work

Carver Ryan Villiers puts finishing touches on the lifelike chainsaw carving of John J. Rambo (played by Sylvester Stallone) before it was installed at Hope’s Memorial Park Aug. 14, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction

Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction

The catalogue also features seven works from Quebec automatiste painter Jean-Paul Riopelle,

Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction
Langley artist Lalita Hamill launches new website to showcase art and share instructional videos

Langley artist Lalita Hamill launches new website to showcase art and share instructional videos

A Zoom session on Saturday, July 18, will serve as a free art assessment and critique at 10 a.m.

Langley artist Lalita Hamill launches new website to showcase art and share instructional videos
‘The Sunflower Project’ aims to connect rural communities together during these difficult times. (Black Press Media file)

Sunflower Highway, art initiative to connect Fraser Valley, Thompson-Nicola and Okanagan

Sunflowers made out of reclaimed materials will be installed on public art trails

‘The Sunflower Project’ aims to connect rural communities together during these difficult times. (Black Press Media file)
Fort Langley Artists Group showcases art virtually to help hospice

Fort Langley Artists Group showcases art virtually to help hospice

Fifty per cent of painting proceeds will be donated to Langley Hospice Society

Fort Langley Artists Group showcases art virtually to help hospice
Crews install artwork in the middle of the roundabout at the Vedder Bridge on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Public art stands tall in roundabout at Vedder Bridge in Fraser Valley

Crews are currently installing the canoe and paddles honouring the Ts’elxwéyeqw and Sto:lo history

Crews install artwork in the middle of the roundabout at the Vedder Bridge on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Fort Langley artists kick off season with a ‘virtual menagerie’

Fort Langley artists kick off season with a ‘virtual menagerie’

Flagstop Gallery in the historic CN station isn’t open yet, but the artists are hosting a show online

  • May 18, 2020
Fort Langley artists kick off season with a ‘virtual menagerie’
The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).

Travel to ‘Group of Seven’ art sites using Google Street View, 100 years after first exhibit

Art group’s first formal exhibit was on May 7, 1920, in Toronto

The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).