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Joanne Ayley

2021 Nanaimo Art Walk

Joanne Ayley will be at the Nanaimo Conference Centre with 18 other artists from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday December 4th and Sunday December 5th.

Come by and visit us. There will be lots of art, art cards and calendars – perfect for holiday gifting.

80 Commercial Street
Downtown Nanaimo 

#18 on the Nanaimo Art Walk map – available on line at

Joanne’s website:

‘Beautiful Distraction’, Acrylic on 12″ x 12″ Canvas, Joanne Ayley

Current Member Exhibitions at The Old School House

DeCosmos member Jan Kellett is a member of the Comox Valley Printmakers. The group has an exhibit at TOSH until October 30th. Jan has a piece in the exhibit and will be in the gallery on Saturday, October 30th to answer any questions people may have. The exhibit shows a wide variety of printmaking methods including etching, mezzotint, collagraph, drypoint and woodcuts, together with monoprints. CVPA welcomes anyone with an interest in printmaking to join the group.

DeCosmos members Faith Love-Robertson & Donna McDonnell are both part of the pastel exhibition “Purely Pigment” on now at TOSH until October 30th.

Sylvie Bart – Summer Exhibitions!

So happy to hear that five of my paintings from my new series have been accepted into three different juried FCA EXHIBITIONS!

1. “May Flowers” and “Chinoiserie” can be seen in the Arrowsmith FCA Chapter Summer Exhibition. Online Dates: July 1-31, 2021…/2021_arrowsmith_fca…/0

2. “New Beginnings” and “Yard Bird” can be seen in the Nanaimo Chapter Summer Sizzler Exhibition. Online Dates: July 21- August 13, 2021.

3. “Yard Bird King” can be seen in the Vancouver FCA Gallery in the “Shape and Form” Exhibition. Online and at the physical location Dates: August 30 – September 12, 2021.

Also, don’t forget to check out my mixed media collage series at Artful : The Gallery’s Summer Show, Maiden, Mother, and Crone in Courtenay, BC. Dates: now to September 18th, 2021