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Guild Turns Wood into Art


Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild
It’s Our Turn: The Art of the Turned Wooden Form
Exhibition Dates: June 1 – 26, 2016
Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 1, 6 – 8pm
Artists’ Demos:
Saturday, June 4, 1 – 5pm and
Saturday, June 18, 1 – 5pm
(at the Queen’s Park Bandshell)
Gallery Hours: Wednesday, 1 – 8pm; Thursday to Sunday, 1 – 5pm

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC (May 20, 2016) — The Arts Council of New Westminster is proud to present It’s Our Turn: The Art of the Turned Wooden Form, a group exhibition by the Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild. The exhibition is on display in The Gallery at Queen’s Park from June 1 – 26, 2016. Join us for the Opening Reception on Wednesday, June 1, from 6pm – 8pm.

What all woodturners, or turners, have in common is the love of wood and transforming this simple material into a work of art. They are people unified by their passion “to just make stuff” and happy to share their creative experiences with others. On Saturday, June 4th and June 18th, from 1 – 5pm, Woodturners Guild members will bring the art of woodturning to the community by holding Artist Demonstrations at the Queen’s Park Bandshell where they will teach basic skills on a wide variety of turning topics.

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Founded in 1967, The Arts Council of New Westminster is an umbrella organization built by individuals and member groups who share an interest in visual, performing and literary arts. The Arts Council’s role in the community is to advocate for the arts at all levels of government and to foster support for anyone engaging in artistic and cultural endeavors.

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Katarzyna Vedah
Gallery Coordinator – The Gallery at Queen’s Park
The Arts Council of New Westminster

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