Category Archives: Sunny Bay Arts

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2018! We hope you had fun ringing in the New Year and wishing all a very special and happy year!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays with family and friends! Enjoy a special and relaxing holiday time!

‘Art from the Unknown’ Art Show at Calgary’s McDougall Centre

We are excited to be part of the ‘Art from the Unknown’ art exhibition at the McDougall Centre in Calgary at 455 – 6 Street SW (more information on the website at:!

Make sure to go with your friends and family to look at Barbori Garnet and Barboria Bjarne’s artworks this weekend (free admission!). The show is open on Saturday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, October 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Here are a few photos from tonight’s Opening Reception and thank you to Premier Notley for taking the time to speak at the Reception!

Barbori and Barboria with their artwork behind them at the McDougall Centre.

Barbori and Barboria and their artworks at the ‘Art from the Unknown’ Opening Reception at the McDougall Centre.

Opening art reception at the McDougall Centre.

The Opening Reception earlier tonight for the ‘Art from the Unknown’ art show at Calgary’s McDougall Centre! Barbori and Barboria’s artworks can be seen on the wall.

The program for the 'Art from the Unknown Calgary' opening reception.

The program from the Opening Night and Reception of the art show!

Kananaskis Lodge’s 1st Annual Thanksgiving Artisan Market!

Barboria and I were happy to be part of Kananaskis Lodge’s 1st Annual Thanksgiving Artisan Market on October 8! It is a lovely setting for showcasing our artwork and photography.

At Kananaskis with our artwork and photography.

Barboria with our artwork and photography at the 1st Annual Thanksgiving Artisan Market at the Kananaskis Lodge on October 8!

Our artwork and photography at Kananaskis.

The special, handmade artwork and photography by Barboria and Barbori at Kananaskis Lodge’s 1st Annual Thanksgiving Artisan Market on October 8!

Voyage Kids Academy in Calgary

Voyage Kids Academy is a great new program in Calgary! The Academy offers programs to moms-to-be and parents with children up to 2 or 3 years old. The programs focus on Music, Art, Dance, and languages including French & Spanish. Visit their website here:

Barbori is thrilled to be playing violin as part of some of Voyage Kids Academy’s classes this year!

Are You on LinkedIn? We Are!

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Follow Sunny Bay Arts on our new company LinkedIn page at:

Come join us as we build our presence and community on LinkedIn!

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

Art World Adventures! Summer 2017 Camps for Kids

Let your pre-teen experience the wonderful world of art this summer! Campers will be guided through exercises to grow their art skills and use creativity in projects using a variety of art media and subject matter.

Weeks Available:
– July 10 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
– July 24 to 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
– August 14 to 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
– August 28 to September 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ages: 9 to 12
Cost: $395 per student/per camp
Location: SW Calgary in Signal Hill (Address provided upon registration)

Maximum 8 campers in each camp.

Please pay by e-transfer or cheque and e-mail completed registration form to complete registration.

Items to bring to the camp:
– Water bottle
– Snack
– Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
– Sketchbook and pen/pencil

Photos from Spring Open Art Studio!

We had lovely weather on the day of our Spring Open Art Studio and thank you to everyone who came! We will be holding another Open Art Studio in Fall 2017. Here are a couple of photos from our Spring Open Art Studio from Saturday, March 25, 2017:

Barboria Bjarne and some of her artwork at the Spring Open Art Studio on March 25.

Barbori Garnet with one of her artworks at the Spring Open Art Studio on March 25.

The Artists with their Portrait Artwork at CSPACE

Here we are with our portrait artwork at the People’s Portrait Prize exhibition at cSPACE! The exhibition is up until 7 p.m. on March 25 so make sure to go and see it soon!

Barboria Bjarne and ‘The Maren Girl’ pencil drawing.

Barbori Garnet and her sculpture, ‘The Painted Lady’.

Barboria Bjarne with her drawing of ‘The Peasant Girl’.

Barbori Garnet’s painting of ‘Rosie’s Portrait’.

Barbori Garnet beside her portrait painting (top painting), ‘After Work’.