Events ~ 2018
Shape and Form Exhibition
A jointly sponsored event by The Sculptors’ Society of BC and The Federation of Canadian Artists. Visit the URL below for more information:
Dates: October 30 – November 11, 2018
Opening reception: Saturday, November 3rd, 2 – 4 pm
Location: Federation of Canadian Artists
1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
Visual Arts Gallery Open House
Open House: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby, 630 Hamilton St., Vancouver
Vancouver Civic Theatres presents a visual arts open house that includes work from the Sculptors’ Society of BC members. SSBC members participating in the open house include Jean-Guy Dallaire, David Dumbrell, Anyuta Gusakova, Tary Majidi and Ron Simmer. With sculptures by Ron Holzman and painter Richard Heikkilä-Sawan.
A free event from 5:30 to 8:30pm with live music.
Older and Creating it
Dates: June 4 – 8, 2018
Opening Reception: Mon, June 4, 6-8pm
Location: Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, 604-713-1800
A glimpse into the wonderful works of our elders. Enjoy the work of 20+ artists. SSBC Members in the exhibition are Jean-Guy Daillaire, Pauline Doyle, James Fletcher, Diane Roy, Alex Schick, Linda Schmidt, Ron Simmer, Bill Thomson and Louise Solecki Weir.
Past Events ~ 2017
New Forms Matter Exhibition
April 28 – June 3, 2017
presented by North Vancouver Community Arts Council
Opening Reception ~ Thurs. April 27, 7-9 pm
Exhibition Dates ~ April 28 – June 3, 2017
Gallery Hours ~ Mon-Sat 12-5pm, Thu 12-8pm, Closed Sunday
Location ~ Cityscape Community Art Space, 335 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, BC, 604.988.6844
The Sculptors’ Society of BC celebrates how traditional and contemporary sculptural practice intersect. Local BC sculptural artists explore bronze, stone, wood, fibre, and mixed media for a lively exhibition. Download the poster.
Past Events ~ 2016
Bellingham Show ~ “Clay, Wood, Stone and Beyond”
The Sculptors’ Society of British Columbia is delighted to be part of the Sculpture Northwest Gallery exhibition in Bellingham WA from October 7th to December 17th, 2016. In the exhibition called Clay, Wood, Stone and Beyond, eleven artists with differing art practices, united through sculpture, will present their work. Feast your eyes on a wide range of contemporary sculpture from the bizarre to the exquisite, from the classical to interactive automata in bronze, stone, ceramic, welded steel and other mixed media.
9th Annual Show at VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Opening Reception ~ July 28th|5:30pm – 8pm
Daily Exhibition ~ July 29th to Aug 1st, 2016|10am – 8pm
Location ~ VanDusen Botanical Gardens|5251 Oak St, Vancouver
Don’t miss the Sculptors’ Society of BC show at VanDusen!
Feast your eyes on a wide range of modern sculpture from the bizarre to the exquisite: bronze, stone, hybrid animal/human droids, interactive automata, whimsical ceramic and classical busts. Meet the Sculptors and watch daily live sculpting demonstrations against the backdrop of these magnificent gardens.
Richard Marcus ~ President
Louise Solecki Weir ~ Vice President
Linda Schmidt ~ Treasurer
Jean Guy Dallaire
Leigh Square Exhibition
An exhibition of sculpture by Diane Roy, Linda Schmidt, Louise Soleki-Weir, Suzy Birstein & Ron Simmer
Opening Reception ~ July 14th|7pm – 9pm
Daily Exhibition ~ July 14th to Aug 1st, 2016
Location ~ 2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam
Outreach Exhibition and Fundraising Reception
Date ~ Saturday Feb 27th, 2016 | Noon – 9pm
Reception ~ 5pm – 9pm
Venue ~ The ARC | 1701 Powell St (Powell/Commercial Drive)
Our first event for 2016 will be an exhibition featuring a selection of SSBC member work at the ARC in East Vancouver. Come out and support local artists and discuss their work in person. The evening reception will have an open bar with complimentary snacks – all proceeds to benefit future SSBC events.
*** All Guests Welcome***
- Richard Marcus
- Linda Schmidt
- Louise Solecki Weir
- Anyuta Gusakova
- Micha Pertsev
- David Walker
- David Dumbrell
- Ati Ahkami
- Cliff Vincenzi
- Alex Schick
- Ron Simmer
- Jean-guy Dallaire
- James Fletcher
- Suzi Berstein
- Tary Majid
We are also welcoming new members to the SSBC – Sign-up on the day for 50% off 2016 Membership Fees.
“The Life and Work of David Marshall”
Softcover | $20.00 (regular $34.95)
8th Annual Show at VanDusen Botanical Garden*
July 30 – Aug 3, 2015 | 10am – 8pm
Opening reception | July 30 5:30 – 7:30pm
Enjoy the striking sculptures in the lush setting of the VanDusen Garden. A rare opportunity to see work by internationally renowned artists in their home province. Live demonstrations daily and the sculpture is for sale. Meet the Sculptors and enjoy a stroll in the gardens.
*Garden admission or Membership required
Ati Ahkami, Colleen McLaughlin Barlow, Kathi Bond, Suzy Birstein, Jean-Guy Dallaire, David Dumbrell, Sylvia Escobedo, James Fletcher, Anyuta Gusakova, Sam Michael Hesse, Gordon Humeny, Richard Marcus, Golshan Massah, Dona Nabata, Mischa Pertsev, Bob Rangno, Jesse Rubin, Linda Schmidt, Ron Simmer, Cliff Vincenzi, David Walker and Louise Solecki Weir
7th Annual Show at VanDusen Botanical Garden*
July 31 – Aug 4, 2014 | 10am – 8pm
Opening reception | July 31 5:30 – 7:30pm
Live demonstrations daily and meet the Sculptors.
10am – Noon: Stone Carving
Noon – 4pm: Sculpture Casting in limited editions
*Garden admission fees apply
Suzy Birstein, Kathi Bond, Jean-Guy Dallaire, Garry Davies, Sylvia Escobedo, James Fletcher, Samuel Hesse, Tary Majidi, Golshan Massah, Colleen McLaughlin Barlow, Ferenc Molnar, Jesse Rubin, Alex Schick, Linda Schmidt, Ron Simmer, Louise Solecki Weir, Cliff Vincenzi and David Walker
6th Annual Show at VanDusen Botanical Garden
July 27 – Aug 5, 2013
Enjoy the sculptures of B.C. top contemporary sculptors while strolling in the gardens.
Demonstrations will take place throughout the day. Garden admissions fee apply.
February 10 – March 17, 2013 | 10am – 5pm
Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver
5th Annual Exhibition at VanDusen Botanical Garden
July 27 – August 5, 2012
Henry Aho, Mario Armitano, Colleen McLaughlin Barlow, Jean-guy Dallaire, Garry Davies, Sylvia Escobedo, James Fletcher, Sylvie Godin, Samuel Michael Hesse, Naim Iseni, Tary Majidi, Goldshan Massah, Ferenc Molnar, Claire Murgatroyd, Parvaneh Roudgar, Diane Roy, Alex Schick, Linda Schmidt, Svetlana Sloan, Cliff Vincenzi, David Walker and Louise Solecki Weir.
4th Annual exhibition at VanDusen Botanical Garden
July 21 – August 1, 2011
Mario Armitano, Colleen McLaughlin Barlow, Ken Clarke, Jean Guy Dallaire, Garry Davies, Sylvia Escobedo, Lynn Falconer, James Fletcher, Sylvie Godin, Ann Gusakova, Olivier Harwood, Samuel Michael Hesse, Josette Martinet, Parvaneh Roudgar, Jesse Rubin, Alex Schick, Linda Schmidt, Robert Turriff, Cliff Vincenzi, George Vlismas, Louise Solecki Weir.
Place des Arts
May to June 2010
Leslie Buerschaper, Jean-Guy Dallaire, Sylvia Escobedo, Lynn Flaconer, James Fletcher, Josette Martinet, Claire Mugatroyd, Jesse Rubin, Alex Schick, Louise Solecki Weir, Cliff Vincenzi, David Walker.
Place des Arts | Map
1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam, BC
“Perspectives on Identity”
January 21 – 31, 2010
International Village Mall (Tinseltown)
88 West Pender, Second Floor, Vancouver, BC
Leslie Buerschaper, Jean-Guy Dallaire, Sylvia Escobedo, Lynn Flaconer, James Fletcher,Georgia Hunter, Josette Martinet, Claire Mugatroyd, Jesse Rubin, Alex Schick, Louise Solecki Weir, Cliff Vincenzi and David Walker.
VanDusen Botanical Garden Exhibition
July 24 – 28, 2009 | 9am – 9pm
Media enquiries: email@example.com
We will be featuring sculptures from some of our province’s most renowned artists.
“Swing into Form”
July 10 – 29, 2006
Pendulum Gallery, 885 West Georgia, Vancouver, BC
The Sculptors’ Society of BC returned to the Pendulum Gallery to present an intriguing array of sculptures exquisitely created in abstract, realism, impressionistic pieces as well as unabashedly emotional and experimental works. This exhibition provided the opportunity to see and experience the talents of 22 artists from critically acclaimed and award winning sculptors to some exciting new up and coming artists, almost all of who live and work in British Columbia. Although all of these artists exhibit and sell their work individually, this dynamic artistic program creates a unique opportunity to see an intriguing variety of styles at one time as well as to meet the artists.
Carmen Arguelles-Lasley, Leslie Buerschaper, Jean-Guy Dallaire, Antonio Di Tommaso, Olga Dubisskiy, Sylvia Escobedo, Georgia Hunter, Naim Iseni, Chris Johnson “Ice Bear”, David Kydd, Geert Maas, David F. Marshall, Josette Martinet, Parvaneh Roudgar, Jesse Rubin, Alexander Schick, Cliff Vincenzi, David Walker and Louise Solecki Weir.