Artist in Residence – Willa Downing

Passionate about both art and science, Willa Downing has a PhD in biochemistry (UBC) and a diploma in painting (ECUAD). Often inspired by science and mathematics, her art practice encompasses 2D, 3D works and installations. Recently she has started working with clay after a long hiatus. Willa’s work has been exhibited in BC and Alberta. She is a […]

Artist in Residence – Nickie Lewis

Nickie Lewis is an artist residing on the unceded lands of the Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam first nations people, also known as Burnaby B.C.. She specializes in eco-friendly art created entirely out of natural organic materials such as cedar sticks, moss, jute twine, and yard waste. She endeavors to spread joy through her magical, whimsical sculptures, […]

Artist in Residence – Willa Downing

Passionate about both art and science, Willa Downing has a PhD in biochemistry (UBC) and a diploma in painting (ECUAD). Often inspired by science and mathematics, her art practice encompasses 2D, 3D works and installations. Recently she has started working with clay after a long hiatus. Willa’s work has been exhibited in BC and Alberta. She is a […]

Artist in Residence – Nickie Lewis

Nickie Lewis is an artist residing on the unceded lands of the Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam first nations people, also known as Burnaby B.C.. She specializes in eco-friendly art created entirely out of natural organic materials such as cedar sticks, moss, jute twine, and yard waste. She endeavors to spread joy through her magical, whimsical sculptures, […]

Artist in Residence – Nickie Lewis

Nickie Lewis is an artist residing on the unceded lands of the Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam first nations people, also known as Burnaby B.C.. She specializes in eco-friendly art created entirely out of natural organic materials such as cedar sticks, moss, jute twine, and yard waste. She endeavors to spread joy through her magical, whimsical sculptures, […]

Artist in Residence – Carol Alexander

I have been enjoying many different forms of creative art for over fifty years: watercolour painting with lessons from a variety of teachers and finally joining White Rock/South Surrey Art Society, wood carving from starting out with my father to joining Peninsula Carvers, stone carving with Chuck Trebilcock and joining Fraser Valley Rock and Gem […]

Artist in Residence – Nickie Lewis

Nickie Lewis is an artist residing on the unceded lands of the Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam first nations people, also known as Burnaby B.C.. She specializes in eco-friendly art created entirely out of natural organic materials such as cedar sticks, moss, jute twine, and yard waste. She endeavors to spread joy through her magical, whimsical sculptures, […]

Artist in Residence – Carol Alexander

I have been enjoying many different forms of creative art for over fifty years: watercolour painting with lessons from a variety of teachers and finally joining White Rock/South Surrey Art Society, wood carving from starting out with my father to joining Peninsula Carvers, stone carving with Chuck Trebilcock and joining Fraser Valley Rock and Gem […]

Artist in Residence – Carol Alexander

I have been enjoying many different forms of creative art for over fifty years: watercolour painting with lessons from a variety of teachers and finally joining White Rock/South Surrey Art Society, wood carving from starting out with my father to joining Peninsula Carvers, stone carving with Chuck Trebilcock and joining Fraser Valley Rock and Gem […]

Artist in Residence – Carol Alexander

I have been enjoying many different forms of creative art for over fifty years: watercolour painting with lessons from a variety of teachers and finally joining White Rock/South Surrey Art Society, wood carving from starting out with my father to joining Peninsula Carvers, stone carving with Chuck Trebilcock and joining Fraser Valley Rock and Gem […]

Artist in Residence – Carol Alexander

I have been enjoying many different forms of creative art for over fifty years: watercolour painting with lessons from a variety of teachers and finally joining White Rock/South Surrey Art Society, wood carving from starting out with my father to joining Peninsula Carvers, stone carving with Chuck Trebilcock and joining Fraser Valley Rock and Gem […]

Artist in Residence – Carol Alexander

I have been enjoying many different forms of creative art for over fifty years: watercolour painting with lessons from a variety of teachers and finally joining White Rock/South Surrey Art Society, wood carving from starting out with my father to joining Peninsula Carvers, stone carving with Chuck Trebilcock and joining Fraser Valley Rock and Gem […]

Artist in Residence – Elayne Preston

Artist INFO Born in Brantford, Ontario, Elayne has been making art since her retirement from an occupational health nursing career 9 years ago, opening a new life chapter. Past artistic pursuits included crocheting, knitting, fabric painting, sewing & cake decorating. Her artistic journey began with a watercolour class during a winter vacation in Arizona. She […]

Artist in Residence – Lyn Verra-Lay

Artist INFO Lyn’s been part of the arts community for 30+ years, with art education from Douglas and Kwantlen Colleges and a background in performing and visual arts. Lyn's current art practice is hand-dyeing natural fabrics and being conscious of the environment, she also upcycles thrifted clothing and accessories. An artist-educator with the Surrey Art […]

Artist in Residence – Elayne Preston

Artist INFO Born in Brantford, Ontario, Elayne has been making art since her retirement from an occupational health nursing career 9 years ago, opening a new life chapter. Past artistic pursuits included crocheting, knitting, fabric painting, sewing & cake decorating. Her artistic journey began with a watercolour class during a winter vacation in Arizona. She […]

Artist in Residence – Lyn Verra-Lay

Artist INFO Lyn’s been part of the arts community for 30+ years, with art education from Douglas and Kwantlen Colleges and a background in performing and visual arts. Lyn's current art practice is hand-dyeing natural fabrics and being conscious of the environment, she also upcycles thrifted clothing and accessories. An artist-educator with the Surrey Art […]

Artist in Residence – Elayne Preston

Artist INFO Born in Brantford, Ontario, Elayne has been making art since her retirement from an occupational health nursing career 9 years ago, opening a new life chapter. Past artistic pursuits included crocheting, knitting, fabric painting, sewing & cake decorating. Her artistic journey began with a watercolour class during a winter vacation in Arizona. She […]

Artist in Residence – Lyn Verra-Lay

Artist INFO Lyn’s been part of the arts community for 30+ years, with art education from Douglas and Kwantlen Colleges and a background in performing and visual arts. Lyn's current art practice is hand-dyeing natural fabrics and being conscious of the environment, she also upcycles thrifted clothing and accessories. An artist-educator with the Surrey Art […]

Artist in Residence – Elayne Preston

Artist INFO Born in Brantford, Ontario, Elayne has been making art since her retirement from an occupational health nursing career 9 years ago, opening a new life chapter. Past artistic pursuits included crocheting, knitting, fabric painting, sewing & cake decorating. Her artistic journey began with a watercolour class during a winter vacation in Arizona. She […]

Artist in Residence – Lyn Verra-Lay

Artist INFO Lyn’s been part of the arts community for 30+ years, with art education from Douglas and Kwantlen Colleges and a background in performing and visual arts. Lyn's current art practice is hand-dyeing natural fabrics and being conscious of the environment, she also upcycles thrifted clothing and accessories. An artist-educator with the Surrey Art […]

Artist in Residence – Teresa Klein

Sept 7 – Interactive Public Art Piece 10:00 am to 4:00 pm except during storytelling time (1 pm to 2 pm) Biography Poet, writer, and orator Teresa Klein is a multi-media and natural materials public engagement artist. Geopoetics, Indigenous knowing and the natural world greatly inspire her work. With more than 35 years experience with […]

Artist in Residence – Teresa Klein

Biography Poet, writer, and orator Teresa Klein is a multi-media and natural materials public engagement artist. Geopoetics, Indigenous knowing and the natural world greatly inspire her work. With more than 35 years experience with garden design, herbal medicine, food foraging, and as an instructor practitioner of Chi Kung, her events are often integrative and encourage […]

Artist in Residence – Teresa Klein

Biography Poet, writer, and orator Teresa Klein is a multi-media and natural materials public engagement artist. Geopoetics, Indigenous knowing and the natural world greatly inspire her work. With more than 35 years experience with garden design, herbal medicine, food foraging, and as an instructor practitioner of Chi Kung, her events are often integrative and encourage […]

Artist in Residence – Teresa Klein

September 29 – Interactive Public Art Piece10:00 to 4:00 pm except during storytelling time (1 pm to 2 pm) Biography Poet, writer, and orator Teresa Klein is a multi-media and natural materials public engagement artist. Geopoetics, Indigenous knowing and the natural world greatly inspire her work. With more than 35 years experience with garden design, […]