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Mayor’s Arts Awards 2016 [video]

What an incredibly exciting evening it was to attend the 2016 Mayor’s Arts Awards and Mayor’s Book Award at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre. Presented by the City of Vancouver and the Alliance for Arts and Culture, this gala event celebrates the creative sector leaders who contribute to Vancouver’s strong, and growing, cultural presence on a local and […]

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Exhibit at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver [video]

Open Door Gallery was pleased and honoured to exhibit the work of talented local artists at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver.  In support of the I Heart Local Art campaign, sales of local art will help support the AIDS Vancouver Grocery Program. Nutrition is paramount for sustaining and prolonging the health and quality of life […]

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Body Painting Competition at Art World Expo 2016 [video]

Open Door Gallery had the pleasure again this year to attend Art World Expo at Science World, a magical evening showcasing some of the most interesting and creative local artists and entrepreneurs, who all contribute to the unique cultural fabric of Vancouver. We were privileged this season to work with the incredible model Daniel Stila, who […]

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Studio Tour with Karen Santos [video]

In a tiny Vancouver apartment over Granville Street downtown, Karen Santos is strapping on her respirator mask. While working with hot wax and oil, the fumes can be toxic. Known as encaustic painting, Karen’s methodology involves the application of layer upon meticulous layer of translucent wax, allowing the pigment of the oil paint to radiate through. Although Karen […]

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Highlights from Art!Vancouver [video]

The #iheartlocalart team was invited by Art! Vancouver to represent Open Door Gallery and AIDS Vancouver at the first international art fair in Vancouver in 19 years. We were thrilled to take part on behalf of local artists, and had the pleasure of viewing the stunning collection of paintings on exhibit from at home and around the […]

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Studio Tour with Sean O’Flynn [video]

Week three of our campaign for AIDS Vancouver was full of activity, including our attendance at the first annual Art!Vancouver, but more on that next week.  This week we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight the work of artist Sean O’Flynn, who has generously donated the winner’s choice of painting from his studio for […]

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#iheartlocalart Four Seasons [video]

The installation of the #iheartlcoalart Four Seasons exhibit was an experience of a lifetime. Open Door Gallery was on-site to oversee the engineering team with the installation of the artwork, along with artists Sean O’Flynn, Karen Santos, and Jessa Gilbert.  Four paintings were carefully selected by the hotel from the Open Door Gallery collection of […]

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#iheartlocalart for AIDS Vancouver [video]

The #iheartlcoalart campaign is in full swing and wrapping up week one – what a week it’s been!  The campaign launch was held on May 1 at the Art World Expo at Science World, and during the same week the gallery installed exhibits at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, the Four Seasons Hotel in Pacific Centre, and AIDS […]

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Local Art Campaign for AIDS Vancouver

AIDS Vancouver and Open Door Gallery are pleased to announce the #iheartlocalart fundraising partnership, in celebration of a shared community focus and an investment in local arts and health. Order your set of gorgeous postcards, greeting cards or notebooks featuring paintings by local artists. Half goes to AIDS Vancouver, as well as 10% of all original […]

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