News of ARTforce Collection's original collections of fine art in Vancouver, B.C.


Open Studio Event for April 7th 2018

Studio 108 _ 1000 Parker Street will be open for visitors on Saturday April 7th.  Come check out my latest work which I will be showing in this years Parker Art Salon (May 25, 26 & 27th weekend).  Did you know you can commission a piece in a style or media by speaking to the artist if you want something bigger or with a personal colour choice.  All this is possible.  Open Studio is a chance for you to talk to the artist and it is special to have something created for you  as a commission.  Come and browse my studio and check out all the other artists that are open on the weekend.



Studio 108 welcomes the public to drop by on Saturday March 3rd for the opportunity to see artists in action and to have a conversation abou their inspirations and techniques.  come have a browse of our latest work and pehaps you will find something to fall in love with.  Studio 108-1000 Parker Street, East Vancouver.


Parker Art Salon May 25, 26, 27th 2018

PARKER ART SALON  is the unique salon-style exhibition of fine art and sculpture at the iconic Parker Street Studios. During the event, the hallways are transformed and the rugged warehouse becomes an elegant fine art exhibition, with music, food and wine.

Building on the huge success of the previous three years, this year the Salon will include more than 50 artists presenting their best work on two floors of the warehouse, made famous by its presence in the Culture Crawl.

Collector’s Night: Under the chandeliers art lovers may enjoy the ambience, meet the artists and have first dibs on the best and latest artwork. The SILENT AUCTION on the 1st floor will give a quick overview of what to expect upstairs. Again by popular demand will be our SMALL ART where all pieces are $200. Our cash bars will feature BC wine and craft beer. Appies and a complimentary drink offered to all patrons.   

NEW!! COLLECTOR PASS offers $100 off all exhibited work of $500 or more in value and may be used for up to 3 different art pieces.

Over the course of the weekend, PARKER ART SALON will feature artist talks, studio tours and more. It will be the perfect place to experience art

General Tickets and Collector Passes will be available as of February 15, 2018 through PARKER ART SALON and at the door the night of the event. Proceeds from the ticket sales, the Silent Auction and Small Art  will be shared with  AnxietyBC,

Admission:              Friday, April 27 Collector’s Night

6PM – 10PM

$20 online   

$25 at the door

$50 COLLECTOR PASS (online and at the door)


Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27  

1PM – 5PM



Open Studio Saturday February 3rd.

My studiomate Mary Blaze and I will open our studios Saturday Feb, 3rd, from 12 noon until 5 pm.  Everyone welcome!  Studio 108-1000 Parker Street with access off the main parking lot entrance which is on Glen Street.  The list of open studios in Vancouver can be viewed at  Hope to see you, please drop by.


Eastside Culture Crawl online program link

Mark your calendar for the annual easstside Culture Crawl.  November 16-19, 2017

This annual event keeps getting bigger.  It is massively successful and it keeps getting better under the leadership of Director Esther Rausenberg and her fabulous team of board members.  Congratualtions to all!

Hundreds of artists are opening their studio doors to the public and it is a wonderful opportunity to connect to their creativity.    The hours are Thurs & Fri 5-10 pm.  Sat & Sun 11 am - 6 pm.

Take a moment and peruse the online program in order to make the most of your weekend.

I will be in studio 108-1000 Parker Street, please come by and see my latest work.  Thank you.

Have a great weekend, hope the sun shines!