Pop-up art exhibit hits Surrey and White Rock


Drawings made from twigs to light, themed ”Draw Tomorrow”, are appearing in parking lots around Surrey and White Rock in October. The Day of Drawing artists’ collective (DoD) is mounting a ‘pop-up exhibition’ housed in a 26’ truck. During the opening weekend Oct 5-6, you will find the Day of Drawing artists at the Moon Festival on the West Beach parking lot near the White Rock Museum on Marine Drive. Imaginative drawing activities will be available under the adjacent 10’ tent. All ages and levels of experience can participate with this universal language of expression.

The mobile art gallery will be in various private and public locations around Surrey, including Morgan Crossing (Oct. 11-12) and Surrey Arts Centre (Oct.15-16), Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Oct 17-18) after the opening weekend on the West Beach parking lot in White Rock. Information, times and places will be posted on the web site http://www.dayofdrawing.com


OCT.    5-6     White Rock Moon Festival, West Beach parking lot: Opening Weekend, Sat. 10am-9pm – Sun. 11am-5pm

OCT. 11-12   Morgan Crossing, Courtyard between Mink Chocolate and Notti Biscotti, Croydon Drive, Surrey, Sat.-Sun 11am-4pm

OCT. 15-16   Surrey Arts Centre, 13750- 88th Av e., Surrey, Tues.-Wed., 10am-2pm

OCT. 17-18   Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 12666 72nd Ave., Surrey, Thurs. 11am-4pm – Fri. 1pm-4pm

The drawing event is part of “The Big Draw”, an international drawing campaign that was launched in the UK in 2000. Big Draw events highlight the power of drawing to help people see, think, invent and enrich their lives. “These events are for those who love to draw, and those who think they can’t…drawing can be a positive collaborative activity as well as a private passion.”

Participating artists include Elizabeth Carefoot, Jennifer Clark, Willa Downing, James Friesen, Lesley Garratt, Reuben Kambeitz, Cora Li-Leger, Don Li-Leger, Claire Moore, and Deborah Putman.

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