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☆ An Eclectic Collection ☆

This Gallery Show occurred June 1 to 14 and featured fifteen SAC members.  Watch for news of another show this fall.

Eclectic Collection    setting up the show

☆ Linda Green Abraham ☆ Linda Anderson ☆ Brent Birney ☆
☆ dl clay ☆ Tatjana Darling ☆ Phoebe Dunbar ☆
☆ Drake Dyck ☆ Linda Gordon ☆ Sue Issac ☆
☆ Maurina Joaquin ☆ Brenda Parkinson ☆ Coral Poser ☆ 
☆ Maureen Savoy ☆ Lynda Slater ☆ Gregory Varano ☆

Honouring Those who Serve

SAC member Roseanne Day is promoting a public art statue honouring law enforcement officers.

“We want to honour law enforcement officers and show them the respect that they deserve,”

Statue Facebook page

Sooke Writers' Collective

 Sooke Writes Again - Anthology Six is now available.


SWC anthology 6

For more information visit the Sooke Writers' Collective website

Art & Word

SAC President Linda Gordon presented the Mayor Maja Tait and the BC Premier John Horgan with a copy of the book “Art & Word” at the annual Levee at the District of Sooke on January 1, 2019.
The book is a fundraiser for a scholarship for a graduating EMCS student to pursue further studies in art or literature.

Artifacts 2019On March 30th readings and presentations by contributors to SAC's Art & Word book.

Gregory Varano explained how he produced the print “Into the Mystic Forest” for the book "Art & Word" by creating a montage from two photographic prints produced on film with a Hasselblad camera.

Linda Green-Abraham read her poem “The Lighthouse” paired with the painting “Sheringham Lighthouse” by Linda Anderson

Linda Gordon read “The Kiss” paired with a painting by Brenda Parkinson “Winter Love”.

Sue Daniels - Ferrie read her poem that goes with her encaustic piece “Forgotten Remembrance”

The Art & Word Book is available at the Sooke Region Museum and by mail, phone 250-380-8090

The show continues to April 28 with more special presentations.

Photos: Gregory Varano

Gregory Varano

Gregory Varano

Linda Green Abraham

Linda Gordon

Linda Gordon

Sue Daniels-Ferrie

Sue Daniels-Ferrie