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Our shop is unique as we have 11 working artist studios, an art gallery and thoughtfully curated retail. We pride ourselves on sourcing high quality, hand-crafted artisan products.
February Feature Artists
This month we are so excited to present 'leftovers' — a fun group show featuring a talented roster of 22 Sunshine Coast and Vancouver-based artists bringing you a piece that hasn't sold this year or an older one they still had in their possession.
Mark your calendars! The opening reception is Friday Feb. 10th from 7-9pm. Show runs until Feb. 28.
LIVE! @ the kube w/Joe Abbott, Ryan McNally & Charlie Birch
Friday, Feb. 24th • Doors @ 7pm
Traditional folk, blues, roots and old time jazz fans will have the opportunity to witness two of the genres finest contemporary talents right here on The Sunshine Coast. The Yukon's Ryan McNally, whose 2017 album Steppin' Down South earned a nomination for Western Canadian Blues Artist Of The Year, and Baby Horse Records recording artist Joe Abbott will be displaying their musical chops. Abbott and McNally will be taking turns leading a trio comprised of themselves and bass player Isaac Story as the audience delights in their musical charm. True students of the craft, these multi-instrumentalist are sure to blow witnesses away with their personal styles that pay homage to the heavy weights of the past. Local goth country brooder Charlie Birch will open the evening with a short set of jangly laments.
Watercolour Workshop for the Complete Beginner
February 11, 2023 - 6-9pm
Local artist Carol-Anne Almquist brings you a watercolour workshop designed for the complete beginner. The subject will be a simple coastal landscape. We will learn :
- The importance of controlling the water
- Colours: mixing and their use in aerial perspective in the landscape painting.
- Basic Washes
- The Rule of Thirds in Composition.
Feature Maker :: Conifer Homewares
We love these minimal, lightweight planters that come in an array of shapes and sizes. They're made in Vancouver, zero waste and even more beautiful in person.
Evan McDougall created Conifer out of a combined passion for nature, sustainability and design. As an Industrial Designer, he had seenthewasteful practises oftheconsumer product industry first hand and was driven to do things differently.
Conifer Homewares recycle all scraps of their plant-based material back into new products resulting inazero waste process.
All Conifer products are created using plant-based material made of corn, sugarcane and / or tree fiber. Working withalocal material supplier in British Columbia, they are able to recycle all scraps and misprints back into our raw material.