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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.

View our Artwork at People’s Portrait Prize!

Barbori and Barboria’s portrait paintings, drawings and a sculpture are part of the exhibition at People’s Portrait Prize. Make sure to stop by 1721 29 Avenue SW by March 25 by 7 p.m. to view the wonderful artwork!

Read the CBC article about the People’s Portrait Prize here: Calgary artists compete for People’s Portrait Prize at arts centre in former Marda Loop school.

March 25 is Our Spring Open Art Studio!

It is time for our Spring Open Art Studio and to welcome the spring season:

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Place: Sunny Bay Arts’ studio (sign-up for our e-newsletter on our homepage at http://sunnybayarts.ca/ and you will receive an e-mail with the Studio address!)

Come to our Spring Open Art Studio for some fabulous Spring- and nature-inspired artwork and photography! Enjoy some light refreshments and beautiful artwork!

Make 2017 Your Year of Art and Creativity

Set yourself a goal of making 2017 your most art-filled and creative year yet! Try a painting or drawing class; take music lessons; or go to the theatre for a play or concert. Whatever it is that you may like to try to grow your creative skills and abilities, take a step forward and give it a try.

We at Sunny Bay Arts look forward to helping you reach your creative and art goals in 2017! Make sure to check back regularly for upcoming exhibitions, new artwork, and art classes.

Photos from our Fall Open Art Studio on October 22, 2016

We would like to thank everyone who came to Sunny Bay Arts’ Fall Open Art Studio on October 22, 2016! We appreciate it that you took the time to come and view our artwork, greeting cards, and photos. It was a great afternoon of art, snacks, tea, and conversation. Please enjoy the photos below taken at our Fall Open Art Studio:

Our artwork on display during our Fall Open Art Studio on October 22.

Our artwork on display during our Fall Open Art Studio on October 22.

Greeting cards and artwork ready for visitors to view at our Fall Open Art Studio on October 22.

Greeting cards and artwork ready for visitors to view at our Fall Open Art Studio on October 22.

Enjoy the Summer Beauty!

A beautiful summer flower in our garden.

A beautiful summer flower in our garden.

Take the time to enjoy the summer beauty of flowers, green leaves and grass, and beautiful blue skies and white fluffy clouds! Let the beauty of summer inspire you in creating artwork that is beautiful, inspiring, and uplifting!

Our Favorite Artists!

Today is a shout out to some of our favorite artists in Canada and the United States:

~ Andrea Slack, Alberta artist
Website: www.andreaslack.com/Facebook: www.facebook.com/AndreaFineArt

~ Keya Majmundar, Texas artist
Website: www.pixels.com/profiles/keya-majmundar.html/Facebook: www.facebook.com/keyasart

~ Jennifer de Weber, Washington state artist
Website: www.jenniferdeweber.com

~ Laura Skoglund, Wyoming artist
Website: www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/laura-skoglund.html?tab=artwork

~ Jim Pescott, Alberta artist
Website: www.jimpescott.com

We hope you take some time to visit their websites and Facebook pages to get to know the artists and their work!

Should You Take Online Art Classes?

With Sunny Bay Arts now offering online art classes, we thought that this video from Will Terry might be of interest to those who are deciding of online art classes are right for them.

Let us know your thoughts on this video by e-mailing us or posting them here on our blog!

Photos from Indigo Signal Hill’s Book Gala!

Are you ready for some photos from the November Book Gala at Indigo Signal Hill on November 15, 2014? Here they are! I was at the Book Gala with my mom and author, Barboria Bjarne. It was a wonderful and successful evening with a few book sales, too!

Barboria with her book, 'Quanny and Danny', at the Indigo Signal Hill's Book Gala.

Barboria with her book, ‘Quanny and Danny’, at the Indigo Signal Hill’s Book Gala.

Barboria at her Book Table at the November 15 Book Gala at Indigo Signal Hill.

Barboria at her Book Table at the November 15 Book Gala at Indigo Signal Hill.

Left to Right: Barboria and Barbori at the November 15 Book Gala at Indigo Signal Hill.

Left to Right: Barboria and Barbori at the November 15 Book Gala at Indigo Signal Hill.