Best of NWA Show & Sale

Location: The Network Hub – #205–810 Quayside Dr
Show Date: Dec 7, 2018 – Feb 8, 2019, Open M – F, 12 – 5PM
Drop off: Dec 6, 6 – 7PM
Label Deadline: Nov 29
Reception: Saturday, Dec 8, 3 – 6PM

Registration/Payment Deadline: November 18, 2018

Fee: $15, no commission taken
Register by email: [email protected]
Subject: BEST OF NWA + artist name
New Guideline: Two piece limit – (1) up to 24″ x 36″ AND/OR (1) up to
16″ x 20″ 

See Submission Guidelines for more details. 

Art in the Atrium

The Art in the Atrium Gallery Space at Queensborough Community Centre is currently accepting group proposals for its 2019 exhibition schedule. Open to emerging and established artists working in two-dimensional media who reside in New Westminster (or if live outside of New West, are currently affiliated with a studio or visual art group based in the City).

Groups consisting of three or more local artists are invited to submit an exhibition proposal. Exhibitions are approximately 6 weeks in duration. Proposals will be adjudicated by a peer jury, with a selection committee of five members assigned to review submissions for each of the four annual exhibition periods.

Art is the Atrium - Queensborough Community Centre Exhibition Space

Art Squared / Music Framed Information + Art Entree Labels !

Art Squared
Information & Art Entree Labels !


Available at Opus, Deserres and Blossoms. 

Art Squared Entry Fee
1  – 3 = $15
4 + up = $20 

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There is no entry fee but NWA will charge a 10% commission on any sales.
As for the photographers, Great News!
You now have the option to glue your 12 by 12 photograph to a wooden cradle or, you can go to Blossoms Art Supply Store at 10th Ave and 6th St and buy a 12 x 12 inch black frame for $11.98. The actual size of the picture area is 10 by 10 inches. Only frames from Blossoms will be accepted as NWA wants a consistent photographic presentation. You can mat or not; the actual size of your photographs will be up to you but all photo entries will be priced at $50. Just tell her you are a NWA member. She is also selling 12 x 12 inch 1.5 inch deep canvas frames for $11.98.
Blossoms Framing and Art Supplies. 604-540-8268
A note for those who like to draw and use mixed media;
this is an excellent opportunity to create works on paper on a small scale.

Artist Mini Profiles ~ “Fill in the Blanks with …”

Arts Reporter Julie MacLellan from The Record and Burnaby Now is looking for artists to fill out a small Questionnaire to help elevate our public profiles.

Hi there!

This is really a general message for the New West Artists group, as I am looking for interesting folks from the local arts community who might like to take part in a new feature we’re starting with The Record and Burnaby NOW.

We are starting a new series of mini-profiles, “Fill in the Blanks with …” and talking to folks in the arts communities of New Westminster and Burnaby. I figured there are likely all sorts of interesting artists in your group who deserve to have some press and who might like a chance to raise their profile in the community a little bit, and tell readers about themselves.

Basically, what it involves is someone filling out a mini questionnaire (I’ll attach a PDF and append in the body of the message below) and then arranging to have a photo to go with the profile  – either they can contribute one, if they have a high-quality, high-resolution shot (full-person shot, as opposed to just headshot) that they think would be appropriate, or we could have a photographer meet them for a shot at mutual convenience.

Let me know if any of your members are interested in taking part! (The questions may be interpreted as liberally as you see fit. There’s no right or wrong, and it’s all intended to be pretty light-hearted … unless of course you prefer to get serious, which is just fine too.) It could provide an opportunity to promote the New West Artists group, and also to bring note to any upcoming shows, exhibitions, workshops, projects, etc. that might deserve some press!

I attach the PDF and the questions below. They can be emailed back or even done by old-fashioned pen-and-paper-and-snail-mail if folks prefer. 

No hard deadline, but whenever people can get back to me is great. (Even if just to let me know yay or nay.)

Cheers,  Julie

[email protected]


New Westminster Giftshop Looking for Crafters

A gift shop in New Westminster is looking for local artisans who craft candles, soaps, lotions and jewellery. They’re interested in products with prices of up to $40.

If you are interested, please contact Marney-Rose Edge at 778-875-0258 or 604-525-0706 or email [email protected].

If you know someone who would be interested, please pass this information along.