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Community Art Workshop #2: Photographing Plants

May 19, 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Community Art Workshop #2: Photographing Plants photo

Join us for the second workshop in the Community Art Plant series. This series will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about local plants, and how to document them in various ways, through a series of three, free, virtual workshops.

In this workshop, learn how to take good photos of plants with your cell phone or camera. This workshop will be presented by Krystle Coughlin Silverfox, Krystle Coughlin Silverfox is an artist of the Selkirk First Nation, living and working in New Westminster. Coughlin Silverfox received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia (2016) and a Master of Fine Arts from Simon Fraser University (2019). Her work has been presented in group exhibitions including those at Surrey Art Gallery (2014, 2015); Power Plant, Toronto (2018); Polygon Gallery, North Vancouver (2018, 2020); Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse (2020); Gallery Gachet, Vancouver (2020). She has received numerous grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and participated in residencies at Maslaspina Printmakers, Vancouver (2016/17); Namingha Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff (2019); and Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Whitehorse (2020).

This event has passed. Please find the recording and links from this event below:

Recording of the session

Presentation slides (PDF)

Don't forget to view the recordings or sign up for the other workshops in this series:

Workshop 1: Plant Identification and Collection (April 21, 2021)

Workshop 3: Botanical Illustration (June 16, 2021)

Workshop participants and residents will have the opportunity to submit their artwork for publication in a local plant guidebook available in summer 2021 as free online resource available to anyone. Click here for more information about how to submit artwork for this project (deadline July 31, 2021).

This Project has been supported through the Neighbourhood Matching Fund of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation.