Nov. 5, 2020 | Thursday Artist Talks Online – Wendy Mould

Chuck Your Brushes & Pick Up a Pen! Can you imagine that drawing with a permanent black ink pen can be FUN!!  Wendy is ready to show you the joy of pen work. She will stretch your imagination as she demonstrates it versatility. Its more than a device to scribble a few notes. See the magic of sharp, black, lines …

Sept. 10, 2020 | Thursday Artist Talks Online – Jennifer Clark

Overcoming Creative Block Gain tools to overcome creative block at talk with local artist Jennifer Clark Creating art can feel like a complex process. Even the most experienced artists go through periods of artistic block. Local artist Jen Clark will examine some of the causes and then give solutions on how to overcome them, such as developing good work habits …

July 9, 2020 | Thursday Artist Talks Online – Melissa Critchlow

Get a “Behind the Scenes” look at painting landscape that soothe the soul. Seeing the beauty within the moody Pacific Northwest landscapes (especially in winter) can be an art form in itself.  On Thursday, July 7th at 7:30pm as part of the Surrey Art Gallery Association’s Thursday Artist Talk series, you’ll get to see and hear how one local artist, …

June 4, 2020 | Thursday Artist Talks Online – Monica Moscoso

Using a range of techniques while drawing, painting, and embordering and creating objects, Moscoso is interested in the relationship between creativity and the imagination. She studied graphic design and the human figure in universities in León Guanajuato and San Carlos, Mexico. Check out SAGA’s Facebook page as a live video event. Date: June 4, 2020 Time: 7:30 PM Cost: Free …

May 7, 2020 | Thursday Artist Talks Go Online

About SAGA’s Thursday Artist Talk Series SAGA’s Thursday Artist Talk Series is a regular event at Surrey Art Gallery which is designed to support emerging and professional artists in presenting their work with live audiences.  In the past, we have hosted Thursday Artist Talks with painters, sculptures, writers, illustrators, and multi-media artists on the first Thursday of each month at …

Nov. 7, 2019 | Thursday Artist Talk: Suzie Hartford, “A Garden of Wings”

Using plaster and adding sculpting clays, putties, and other materials, she designs and builds one-of-a-kind, handmade angel wing sculptures for mounting on a wall. For her talk, she will be sharing over a dozen different sets of angel wings, some almost two metres tall. Her 2019 collection is called “A Garden of Wings” because like a garden has many flowers, …

Dec. 5, 2019 | Thursday Artist Talk: Yvette Lauer, “The Art of Death”

Surrey-based artist Yvette Lauer brings to light this dark subject in her realistic portraits and street art paintings. “What scares us most can bring the most liberation in our art practice,” she says. In her illustrated talk, Lauer will walk the audience through history, looking at the ways in which various cultures reflect on death through art. These works provide …

Oct. 3, 2019 | Thursday Artist Talk: Ron Long, “The Art, Technique, and Challenge of Nature Photography”

Drawing on examples from his long career and worldwide travels, Ron Long illustrates how he has dealt with the challenges of capturing nature ranging from Nudibranchs (or sea slugs) to birds in flight and almost everything in between. Many of the photographs he will share from his portfolio have not previously been seen. Long will also discuss photographic techniques that any photographer—from …