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Culture Days: Carve Out Your Place!

September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on September 28, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm


FREE WORKSHOP – Pay-what-you-can

As Part of BC Culture Days 2019
VISUAL ARTS | Make & Take
Three 60-minute sessions will be offered:

Saturday, September 28:

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Carve Out Your Place!

An Art Celebration through Lino-cut Block Printing

Recommended 13+


Limited to 8 participants pre-registered per session. Two additional spaces per session will be available first come/first served at the venue on event day.

Learn the basics of lino-cut printmaking and carve a one-of-a-kind relief block (stamp) to take home. Participants will be encouraged to create a work of art that represents their unique self through a step-by-step workshop held in Gasoline Alley, Fort Langley. Each person will get to try printing on paper (to take home) as well as on fabric (to be kept by artist). All the fabric squares created on this day by participants of this workshop and Put Your Stamp on It! will be sewn together to create a quilt celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of the surrounding area through a mosaic scene of the iconic Fraser River. The finished community quilt will be displayed in Fort Langley (location in Fort Langley, T.B.D.).

The tools, ink and paper have kindly been provided Speedball Art Products.

Due to block-printing using sharp and pointy tools, this workshop will be available for 13+ only. The artist takes no responsibility for injury that may occur during workshop. All participants must sign waiver available at venue (under 18 must have parent signature).

Limited to 10 people per workshop time slot.

About the Artist:

Molly Gray is a multimedia artist with a current focus on printmaking, specifically the lino-cut block-printing and silk-screening processes. With a farm studio in Fort Langley, Gray’s work is often inspired by surrounding nature, local wildlife and farm living. Gray’s teaching method is step-by-step while inspiring the participants with a “YES I CAN” mantra to create wonder within.

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