Silk Purse Arts Centre Exhibition Schedule

Exhibitions of work by artists in our community, on view in the Silk Purse Arts Centre.

    • Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    • Sunday, March 24, 2019
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre







    Painters Neda Derakhshan & Dena Rouhbakhsh capture the essence & impression of nature through abstract works in acrylic & watercolour.
    Derakhshan's watercolours use expressive lines & a minimal palette to create a symbol of nature rather than direct interpretation, reflecting the feeling of nature.
    Rouhbakhsh's vivid acrylic depictions of trees explode with colour & exaggerated shapes expressing the bountiful life & beauty found in nature.

    Opening reception: Tuesday, March 5th, from 6-8pm  

    Generously supported by


    • Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    • Sunday, April 14, 2019
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre





    Spring is here with the return of one of our most popular exhibitions, Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation. This is the 11th annual exhibition of textile art inspired by the cherry blossom. Marvel at the beautiful & intricate works of art in a variety of mediums including quilting, needle work, felting, fashion & more, interpreting & mediating on the cherry blossom's meaning & beauty.

    Artists will give live demos every weekend during the exhibition.

    Co-produced by The Vancouver Guild of Fibre Arts & FibreEssence in conjunction with the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

    Opening reception: Tuesday, March 26th, from 6-8pm  

    Generously supported by



    • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    • Sunday, May 05, 2019
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre






    West Vancouver high school students & photographers David Chen & Amy Yuan cast their lenses on the world around them. Chen captures a volunteering trip to Tanzania, documenting the daily life a small village in stark, emotive black & white. Yuan chronicles the colourful & vibrant people & places that populate West Vancouver with attention to scenes that might otherwise go unnoticed.

    Opening reception: Tuesday, April 16 26th, from 6-8pm 



David Chen & Amy Yuan, April 16 - May 5

Frozen Moment, The Art Studios, May 7 - 26

Of Time and Tide Colleen Gould, Tammy Flynn Seybold & Fanny Tang, May 28 - June 16

Oriental Paintings & Minhwa: The Art of Happiness, Sang Hee Kim, June 18 - July 7

Luminous Landscapes: Abstract, Imagined, Realistic Jane Appleby, Katherine Johnston & Jenna Robinson, July 9 - 28

Harmony Arts Festival Showcase Exhibition, July 30 - August 11

Barbara Hirano, Ivanno Macci & Patricia Vaughan, August 13 - September 1

All Together Now, Roz MacLean, September 3 - 22

Jodie Blainey, Maryanne Jespersen & Jilly Watson, October 15 - November 3

Bob Araki, Colin R. Holmes & Sara Jalali, November 5 - 24

Artistry in Stitch, The North Shore Needle Arts Guild, November 26 - December 15

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