Entertainment

Gallery cruise takes the artists to the scenery

Mike Svob will lead a painting cruise to benefit the Campbell River Art Gallery. - Photo submitted
Mike Svob will lead a painting cruise to benefit the Campbell River Art Gallery.
— image credit: Photo submitted

The Campbell River Art Gallery and Mothership Adventures are thrilled to announce that renowned artist Mike Svob will be leading a painting cruise on the beautiful Columbia III May 20-May 23.

Participants will have the opportunity to paint some of the most beautiful and remote coastal locations on the B.C. coast, from the Discovery Islands to Desolation Sound, with instruction and guidance from Svob. He will be working in both acrylics and watercolour.

Svob is celebrating his thirty first year as a professional artist. He is an impressionist easily identified by his signature use of strong, bold colour. Fluent in watercolours, acrylics, and oils, Svob has had more than 70 exhibitions and produced 25 plus murals throughout North America. He enjoys the creative process, is an avid map reader, and a pilot; a person with a great sense of adventure.

Daily demonstrations and lively conversation around all things art-related will punctuate each glorious day aboard the Columbia III.

The Columbia III is a stunningly luxurious 68’ vessel featuring gourmet food passengers rave about for years afterwards.

The annual coastal painting cruise is one of the seasonal highlights for Mothership Adventures, which provides a wide variety of exciting coastal adventures on the Columbia III.

The scenery participants will get the chance to see is unparalleled – artists will see stunning landscapes daily.

For more information about Svob, visit www.mikesvob.com.  To learn more about the Columbia III and Mothership Adventures, go to www.mothershipadventures.com

The three-night painting cruise with Mike Svob leaves from Campbell River and costs $1,625 plus HST per participant. For more information, contact the Campbell River Art Gallery at 250-287-2261 or curator@crartgallery.ca

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Bank shears off in a flow of mud
 
10 Alternative Horror Movies for Halloween 2014
 
RBCM book wins author B.C. prize
Coffee House opener: Fraser Union
 
Arts around: Is it Christmas already?
 
Pearson returns to Alberni
Musical tells stories of teens after accident
 
Documentary film examines pot activist Marc Emery
 
Step behind the curtain as Chemainus Theatre celebrates its 20th birthday

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.