FERRY BUILDING

Exhibitions

The Ferry Building Gallery welcomes over 500 visitors each week and showcases over 20 exhibitions annually. 

Upcoming Exhibition: Great Stuff Holiday Exhibition & Gift Sale

Great Stuff Holiday Exhibition & Gift Sale
November 17–December 17

an exhibition and sale of unique crafts, fine artwork and distinctive gifts

Sneak Preview Evening: Friday, November 17, 4–8 p.m.

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Please note that the gallery will be closed for installation from November 6–16 and will re-open for the sneak preview of Great Stuff on Friday, November 17 from 4–8 p.m.

Current Exhibit: Beauty is All There Is

Beauty is All There Is
Unity Bainbridge: a retrospective
October 24–November 5

Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 24, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artist: Saturday, October 28, 2-3 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: Edge & Form

Edge & Form
October 3–22

Art Sunday: Sunday, October 15, 2–3 p.m.

Mixed media by Kathleen Ainscough, Majid Sheikh Akbari and Brian Buday.

PAST EXHIBIT: RAIN QUEEN OF AFRICA

Rain Queen of Africa
September 12–October 1

Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 12, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artist: Saturday, September 16, 2-3 p.m.
Art Sunday: Sunday, October 1, 2–3 p.m.

Clay and mixed media by Liz De Beer.

PAST EXHIBIT: IN THE WATER

In the Water
August 22–September 10

Opening Reception: Tuesday, August 22, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, August 26, 2-3 p.m.

Mixed media by Francine Drouin, Leslie Gould, Sylvia Kavanaugh, Nicola Morgan

PAST EXHIBITION: Deconstruct / Reconstruct

Deconstruct/Reconstruct
July 18–30

Opening Reception: Tuesday, July 18, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, July 22, 2–3 p.m.

Sculptures by Ron Holzman and drawings by John Valley. 

PAST EXHIBITION: "OH CANADA"

"Oh Canada"
June 27–July 16

Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 27, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, July 1, 2–3 p.m.

Mixed media by Carole Arnston, Heather Aston, Deborah Bakos, Enda Bardell, Mark Bowen, Lil Chrzan, George Dart, Vicki English, Eva Francis, Christine Hendrickson, Peter Manning, Hilary Morris and Robin Timms. 

PAST EXHIBITION: Mentoring the Emerging Artist

Mentoring the Emerging Artist
June 6–25

Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 6, 6–8 p.m.

Painting, ceramics and photography by emerging artists from 9 North Shore Secondary Schools in collaboration with Artists for Kids and artist mentors: Brendan Tang, Erin McSavaney and Mike Wakefield.

PAST EXHIBIT: GRAD SHOW 2017

GRAD SHOW 2017

May 16–June 4

Mixed media by graduating art students from Collingwood, Mulgrave, Rockridge, Sentinel and West Vancouver Secondary.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 16, 6–8 p.m.

PAST EXHIBITION: REFLECTIONS

Reflections: Capilano University IDEA Program Poster Show

April 25–May 14: PAST EXHIBIT

The annual Reflections poster show and sale helps support the development of emerging local artists. The theme of this year’s mixed media show, The Body, has been imaginatively interpreted by second-year illustration and design students at Capilano University.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 25, 6–8 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: Tree of a Kind

 

Tree of A Kind

April 4–24: PAST EXHIBIT

Works by Lori Bagneres (mixed media on panel), Sue Bayley (acrylic/mixed media) and Mary-Jean Butler (oil on canvas).

Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 4, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, April 8, 2–3 p.m.
Art Sunday: Playing with Colour with Sue Bayley: Sunday, April 9, 2–4 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: Making: A Journey–Barry Cogswell

Making: A Journey–Barry Cogswell: PAST EXHIBIT

March 14–April 2

A retrospective of his ceramics, sculpture, furniture and painting from 1960 to the present.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 14, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, March 18, 2–3 p.m.
Illustrated Artists Talk: Sunday, March 19, 2–4 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: BEYOND SURFACE

February 21–March 12, 2017: PAST EXHIBIT

Sylvia Bayley
acrylic on canvas

Ingunn Kemble
mixed media on rag paper and hand-coloured etchings

Fariba Mirzaie
textiles

Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 21, 6 – 8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, February 25, 2 – 3 p.m.

"A LIttle Paint-in" with Ingunn Kemble: Saturday, February 26, 2 – 4 p.m.

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: CONFIGURATIONS

January 31 – February 19, 2017: PAST EXHIBIT

Diane Isherwood
mixed media

Audra Ann Ricketts
oil on board & shell

Tannis Turner
mixed media

Opening Reception:  Tuesday, January 31, 6 – 8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, February 4, 2 – 3 p.m.

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: Journée

January 10–29: PAST EXHIBIT

works by Marney Rose Edge (acrylic painting) and Christine Hood (ceramic, raku, oxidized copper)

Opening Reception:  Tuesday, January 10, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, January 14, 2–3 p.m.

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 11a.m.–5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: GREAT STUFF

November 18 - December 18, 2016: PAST EXHIBIT

an exhibition and sale of unique crafts, fine artwork and distinctive gifts at affordable prices featuring 34 artists and artisans

Sneak Preview Evening: Friday, November 18, 4–8 p.m.

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: BENDING BOUNDARIES

October 18 - November 6, 2016: PAST EXHIBIT

the elemental connection between print & paint

Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 18, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, October 22, 2–3 p.m.

Artist Demo: Relief Print demo with Carol McQuaid, Sunday, October 23, 2–4 p.m.

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: Reversing the Tide

September 20–October 16, 2016: PAST EXHIBIT

Cori Creed, Esther Rausenberg, Tracey Tarling and Richard Tetrault
mixed media

Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 20, 6–8 p.m.
The exhibition is the first in a series that will be shown in galleries across Canada on the subject of our environment and our threatened oceans and waterways.
Exhibition is generously sponsored by British Pacific Properties.

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: BOLD ABSTRACTS

August 30–September 18, 2016: PAST EXHIBIT

Linda Bell & Marlene Lowden
mixed media

Opening Reception: Tuesday, August 30, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists:  Saturday, September 3, 2–3 p.m.
Art Demo: An Exploration in Mark-making by Marlene Lowden
Sunday, September 11, 2–4 p.m. · drop-in · free
Whether you lean towards abstract or representational, this will be a fun exploration on ways to free up your painting style and will create new sparks of inspiration!

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: 1ST INTERNATIONAL WATERCOLOUR BIENNALE

July 5–24, 2016: PAST EXHIBIT

works by the International Watercolour Society: IWS Canada
presented by: Ferry Building Gallery Friends Society

Free demos in the gallery:
Making paper: 
demo & hands-on •  Friday, July 8, 2–4 p.m.
Lorenzo Santoni, handmade paper master, Fabriano, Italy

The Spirit of Watercolour: painting demonstration
Sunday, July 10, 2–5 p.m. •  Alfonso Tejada, artist & architect, Vancouver

Opening Reception: Tuesday, July 5, 6–9 p.m. Free and open to the public

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

PAST EXHIBIT: Harmony Showcase

July 29–August 14, 2016: PAST EXHIBIT
media media

Enda Bardell, Nancy Boyd, Barry Cogswell, Dene Croft, Alfred DePew, Daniel Izzard, Sheree Jones, Peter Langer, Cheryl Massey, Vincent Massey, Sandrine Pelissier, Isabell Procter, Lee Roberts, Sara Robichaud, Brian Romer, Pablo Ruben Lopez Sanz, Anna Smith, David Smith, Alfonso Tejada & Roger Watt

Opening Reception: Friday, July 29, 6–8 p.m. Free and open to the public

Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
 

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