MAS News

  • The Graffiti/Graffito show has been EXTENDED a bit
  • The next meeting of MAS will be held at the Art Centre (above the library) on Tuesday, October 8 at 5:30 pm agenda items will include – budget for 2019/2020, grant applications, and VIU exhibition space
  • Call for Artists: We are looking for artists for shows in the VIU Exhibition Space (Foyer) for Spring 2020 Contact us!
  • Malaspina Art Society Group show will be held at VIU. The Theme for 2019 is Vision 2020 Work to be submitted the evening of November 19, with opening reception on November 21, 2019.

 

MAS News

Graffiti/Graffito: An Exhibition of Street Art

September 5th to October 1st 2019
Reception and Discussion on September 12, 2019 6:30pm
Malaspina Exhibition Centre, 7085 Nootka Street
Vancouver Island University, Powell River BC

Graffiti has been elevated… Banksy, Choe, Fairey and others are reportedly worth millions. Their art selling in prestigious galleries around the world.

So when did nefarious night raids with spray paint become main stream? And why? And what should Powell River look forward to? We want to start the conversation!

Various contributors will be showing examples of street art from around the world and through the ages and a discussion with local muralists and street artists will follow introductory remarks on September 12. So come join us, as we take it from the streets….