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Upcoming and
Current Events
June 10, 2018 Mid-Main Art Fair
11am-6pm, Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC.
18 established artists showing works for sale including painting, sculpture, photography and printmaking. Free Admission.

 
 
Past Events October 27-29, 2017 Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show "Art for the Soul"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.

 
June 11, 2017 Mid-Main Art Fair
11am-6pm, Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC.
18 established artists showing works for sale including painting, sculpture, photography and printmaking. Free Admission.
Mid Main Art Fair Website  
 
Fran Alexander
Mariko Ando
Enda Bardell
Jane Crosby
Lorn Curry
Christine Hood
Jeanette Jarville
Sheree Jones
James Koll
Carol Mcquaid
Sonia Mocnik
Nicola Morgan
Edward Peck
Jackie Conradi Robertson
Betty Sommerville
Camille Sleeman
Jeff Wilson
Grazyna Wolski

 
May 29 to June 17
2017
West End Community Centre
"Mid-Main" artists will have works on display.
870 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC. Burnaby, BC
 
April 21-23, 2017 Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show "Showers of Art"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
February 17 & 24, 2017 "Landscapes in Watercolour"
Workshop at My Artists Corner, Burnaby, BC
 
Nov 13 to Dec 16
2016
"Positively Petite"
Annual Miniature Group Exhibition
Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC.
 
October 28-30, 2016 Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show "Art Fest"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
July 22-24, 2016 Colourful Guizhou - Pacific Rim Exhibition
A Group show of Guizhou and Vancouver Area Artists
Vancouver China Cultural Centre, Richmond, BC.
 
June 2-25, 2016 "Oil and Water" Juried Group Show
Gallery 1710, Tsawwassen BC
 
April 18, 2016 Watercolour Demonstration
Artswest Society, surrey, BC
 
April 1-3, 2016 Burnaby Artists Guild "Fools for Art"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
Jan 25 & Feb 2, 2016 "Colour Temperature"
Acrylics workshop at My Artists Corner, Burnaby, BC
 
January 19-31
2016
"Works on Paper"   FCA Juried Group Show
Federation Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
James' piece "West Cirque in Winter Light" won the first place award.
 
Nov 13 to Dec 19
2015
"Positively Petite" Annual Miniature Group Exhibition
Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Ave. Coquitlam, BC.
 
November 2, 2015 Watercolour Demonstration
South Delta Artists Guild, Gallery 1710, Tsawwassen, BC
 
October 23-25
2015
Burnaby Artists Guild "Fall Impressions"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
June 7, 2015 Mid-Main Art Fair
Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street at 15th Ave., Vancouver, BC.
This popular one-day art fair features 17 established artists from the Lower Mainland:

Fran Alexander
Richard Alm
Mariko Ando
Enda Bardell
John Beatty
Elsa E Bluethner
Elaine Brewer-White
Jeanette Jarville
James Koll
Larry Tillyer
Emmanuelle Renard
Jackie Conradi Robertson
Betty Sommerville
Ellen Scobie
Jeff Wilson
Edward Peck
Olga Rybalko

 
April 10 & 17, 2015 "Landscapes with Depth"
Watercolour workshop at My Artists Corner, Burnaby, BC
 
April 7 to April 19
2015
"Foliage and Flowers"   FCA Juried Group Show
Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
James' acrylic "Victory Rose Garden" won second place.
 
Mar 29 to Apr 7
2015
Art Across the Pacific
James is part of a group of Vancouver-area artists that hosted 10 Chinese artists from Guiyang. Works by both Chinese and Canadian artists were exhibited at Burnaby Art Gallery and Deer Lake Gallery. Other events included the Mayor of Burnaby signing a Friendship-City Agreement with officials from Guiyang, plein air painting at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Gardens, and painting two mosaic murals for the Burnaby Hospital.
 
March 27-29
2015
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show "Beautiful Burnaby"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.

 
Jan 15 to March 5
2015
Watercolour Painting: Intermediate
Adult Evening classes at Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC
 
Feb 17 to March 6
2015
"Landscapes" FCA Juried Group Show
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street,Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
 
Feb 3 to 15
2015
"Artists Choice" FCA Juried Group Show
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street,Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
James' acrylic "Old Glass" won Award of Excellence.
 
Jan 20, 2015 Watercolor Demonstration
Burnaby Arists Guild
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC.
 
Nov 29-30
2014
"Christmas at Overlynn Mansion" Art & Craft Fair
Overlynn Mansion, Burnaby, BC
 
November 25
2014
Burnaby Artists Guild "Pop Up Sale"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
Oct 8 to Nov 27
2014
Watercolour Painting: Intermediate
Adult Evening classes at Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC
 
November 10, 2014 "Light and Atmosphere in Watercolour"
One-day watercolour workshop at the
Federation Gallery on Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
 
October 24-26
2014
Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show "Colour Collections"
Shadbolt Centre,Burnaby, BC.
 
September 26-27, 2014 Culture Days
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC
 
September 20, 2014 Steveston Grand Prix of Art
Over 100 Artists competed in this annual "plein air" competion. James' painting placed third overall. Paintings were exhibited at Britannia Heritage Shipyard, Richmond, BC
 
August 11, 2014 Outdoor Watercolour Workshop
A one-day plein-air watercolour workshop at Crescent Beach, South Surrey, BC.
 
July 7, 2014 Outdoor Watercolour Workshop
A one-day plein-air watercolour workshop at Deer Lake Park, Burnaby, BC.
 
June 21 to July 12
2014
"Nature Inspired" - Burnaby Artists Guild Group Show
Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC.
 
June, 2014 "Secrets of Still Life"
Watercolour workshop at My Artists Corner, Burnaby, BC
 
May 8 to June 12
2014
Watercolour Painting: Intermediate
Adult Evening classes at Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC
 
June 8, 2014 Mid-Main Art Fair
Heritage Hall, Vancouver, BC.       Mid Main Art Fair Website  
 
Participating Artists:

Elisabeth Sommerville
Cheryl Roller
Enda Bardell
James Koll
Roxsane Tiernan
Suzanne Starr
John Beatty
June Harman
Jeanette Jarville
Larry Tillyer
Emmanuelle Renard
Jackie Conradi Robertson
Edward Peck
Bill Higginson
Elaine Brewer-White
Jim Friesen
Olga Rybalko

 
 
May 20, 2014 Watercolour Demo
Dogwood Decorative Arts Guild, New Westminster, BC
 
May 10, 2014 Opus Downtown Outdoor Painting Challenge
150 Artists converged in Gastown for this "plein air" competion. James' painting placed second overall.
Opus Art Supplies, Downtown Location, Vancouver, BC
 
May 8 to June 12
2014
Watercolour Painting: Intermediate
Six-session Thursday evening class at the Shadbolt Centre

 
April 15-21
2014
International Ecology and Humanities Art Exhibition
Guiyang Art Museum, Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China
James traveled to China with a group of nine artists as part of a friendship-city exchange between Burnaby and Guiyang.   Photos
 
March 25 to April 13
2014
"Landscapes" FCA Juried Show
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
 
April 4-6
2014
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show "Fresh Paint"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
Feb 6-27, 2014 Watercolour Painting: Intermediate
James led this four-session Thursday evening class at the Shadbolt Centre
 
Feb 18, 2014 Watercolor Demonstration
Burnaby Arists Guild
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC.
 
Feb, 2014 "Mountain Scene in Watercolour"
James led this two-session watercolour workshop at My Artists Corner, Burnaby, BC
 
Jan 8, 2014 Watercolour Demonstration
Richmond Artists Guild
Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond, BC.
 
November 26
2013
Burnaby Artists Guild "Tiny Treasures" Art Sale
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
Oct 25-27
2013
Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show "Wall Candy"
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
Sept 28
2013
RiverFest
A celebration of BC and World Rivers Day. Fraser River Discovery Centre, New Westminster, BC.
 
Sept 23, 2013 "Mood and Depth in Watercolour"
James led this one-day watercolour workshop at the
Federation Gallery on Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
 
July 26 to Aug 7
2013
A Fresh Sip of Inspiration
Five Artist Group Show

Iryna Kharina
Chi Ming Yeung
Younghwa Cha-Hach

Sipei Teng
James Koll
CCM Centre, Burnaby, BC.

 
 
June 9, 2013 Mid-Main Art Fair
Heritage Hall, Vancouver, BC.  
Participating Artists:

Elisabeth Sommerville
Cheryl Roller
Enda Bardell
Anne Gaze
James Koll
Jennifer Harwood
Roxsane Tiernan
Suzanne Starr
John Beatty

Larry Tillyer
Emmanuelle Renard
Faith Love-Robertson
Jackie Conradi Robertson
Edward Peck
Marney-Rose Edge
Bill Higginson
Louise Solecki Weir
Mid Main Art Fair Website  
 
 
May 7 to 19
2013
"Canvas Unbound" FCA Juried Show
Federation Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
 
April 15
2013
Watercolour Demonstration
Port Moody Artists Association
Port Moody Recreation Centre, Port Moody, BC.
 
April 12 to 14
2013
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show
"51 Shades of Spring"

Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
March 26 to April 7
2013
"Still Life" FCA Juried Show
Federation Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
James' acrylic "Old Jars" won Award of Excellence
 
Feb 19 to March 8
2013
"Landscapes" FCA Juried Show
Federation Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
 
Feb 9,   2013 Watercolour Demonstration
FCA Fraser Valley Chapter
Abbotsford, BC.
 
Feb 5 to 17
2013
"Works on Paper" FCA Juried Show
Federation Gallery,Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
James' piece "Trapp Block on Columbia" won the Third Place Award.
 
Nov 15 to Dec 21
2012
"Positively Petite" Annual Miniature Group Exhibition
Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC.
 
Oct 26 to 28
2012
Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show
"In Love with Colour"

Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby, BC.
James won People's Choice Award for Favourite Artist
 
Sept 29
2012
RiverFest
A celebration of BC and World Rivers Day on the New Westminster Quay boardwalk.
 
June 10, 2012 Mid-Main Art Fair

Heritage Hall,Vancouver, BC
Participating Artists:

Elisabeth Sommerville
Cheryl Roller
Debra McArthur
Enda Bardell
Anne Gaze
Rithea Lamarche
James Koll
Jennifer Harwood
Roxsane Tiernan
John Beatty
Larry Tillyer
Emmanuelle Renard
Faith Love-Robertson
Tristan McElheron
Jackie Conradi Robertson
Edward Peck
Marney Edge

 
May 15
2012
Watercolor Demonstration
Burnaby Arists Guild
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC.
 
April 13 to 15
2012
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show
"Spring Extravaganza"

Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
James was Featured Artist at this event, and won Peoples Choice Favourite Artist and Favourite Painting Awards.
 
Jan 24 to Feb 5
2012
"Works on Paper" FCA Juried Show
Federation Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
James'watercolour "Almost Home, False Creek" won First Prize.
 
Nov 10 to Dec 16
2011
"Positively Petite" Annual Miniature Group Exhibition
Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Ave. Coquitlam, BC.
 
October 28 to 30
2011
Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show
"People and Places"

Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
People's Choice Award for Favourite Artist.
 
June 12, 2011 Mid-Main Art Fair
Heritage Hall, Vancouver, BC
 
April 8 to 10
2011
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show
"Birds, Bees, Butterflies and More"

Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
March 1 to March 31
2011
New Westminster Public Library
New Westminster, BC.
 
Nov 18 to Dec 18
2010
"Positively Petite" Annual Miniature Group Exhibition
Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC.
 
Oct 1 to 29
2010
Semiahmoo Library
Surrey, BC
 
Oct 22 to 24
2010
"Kaleidoscope"
Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show

Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
People's Choice Award for Favourite Artist.
 
Aug 21 and 22
2010
Burnaby Artists' Studio Tour 2010
James' studio was one of around 15 venues on this self-guided "crawl"
 
May to July, 2010 Chaise Lounge Restaurant
A solo exhibition of limited edition prints.
Main Street, Vancouver, BC.
 
June 25 to July 18
2010
"Around the Neighborhood" Group Exhibition
Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby BC.
Participating Artists:

Iryna Nikitinska
Sophie St. Pierre
James Koll
Roxsane Tiernan

 
June 20
2010
"Kunamokst - Coastal Inspirations" Mural Unveiling
Galiano Inn, 134 Madrona Drive, Galiano Island, BC.
Officially unveiled as part of the 2010 Winter Olympics in West Vancouver, this mural is a collaboration of over 200 west coast artists. It spent time on display at Coquitlam Centre and Victoria International Airport before taking its permanent home in the British Columbia Gulf Islands.
James' Panel           Full Mural          
 
June 13, 2010 Mid-Main Art Fair
Heritage Hall, Vancouver, BC
Participating Artists:
Elisabeth Sommerville
Cheryl Roller
Debra McArthur
Enda Bardell
Gary Sim
Rithea Lamarche
James Koll
Jennifer Harwood
Roxsane Tiernan
John B. Beatty
Larry Tillyer
Emmanuelle Renard
Lea Price
Mike Knox
Mila Kostic
Jackie Conradi Robertson
Marney Edge

 
May 15
2010
Eagle Harbour Yacht Club "Cork and Canvas"
Wine tasting and art exhibition. West Vancouver, BC
 
April 9 to 11
2010
"Forty Great Years"
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show

Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
People's Choice Award for Favourite Artist
 
March 2 to 14
2010
FCA Juried Show "Landscapes"
Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
 
Feb 23
2010
Watercolor Demonstration
Burnaby Arists Guild
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC.
 
Jan 26 to Feb 28
2010
"Capturing the Canadian Spirit" FCA Juried Show
Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
 
February 6
2010
"Showcase 2010" Arts Festival
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC.
James' participation included portrait sketches of the public.
 
Nov 19 to Dec 18
2009
"Positively Petite" Annual Miniature Group Exhibition
Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC.
 
November 30
2009
Watercolor Demonstration
Port Moody Artists Association
Port Moody Recreation Centre, Port Moody, BC.
 
Oct 23 to 25
2009
Going Wild
Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Exhibition
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC.
People's Choice Awards for Favourite Artist and Favourite Painting.
 
Sept 19 to Oct 18
2009
150 Years of Art in BC
To celebrate BC's 150th birthday, each participating artist created a piece based on the style a different well-known British Columbian Artist.
Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby BC.
 
October 17
2009
Splash
Arts Umbrella's Annual fundraising Gala at Performance Works on Granville Island.
 
Sept 28 to Oct 9
2009
The Art of Splash
Preview of works donated to Arts Umbrella's Annual fundraising Gala.
Pendulum Gallery, 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC.
 
Sept 19 to Oct 3
2009
Kamloops Art Gallery 21st Annual Original Art Auction
Kamloops BC.
 
Sept 26 and 27
2009
Artists on the River 2009
Fraser River Discovery Centre's celebration of BC Rivers Day by on the New Westminster Quay boardwalk.
 
Sept 12 and 13
2009
Burnaby Artists' Studio Tour 2009
James' studio was one of around 20 venues on this self-guided "crawl".
 
Aug 22 and 23
2009
Art in the Park Festival
Minnekhada Regional Park, Coquitlam, BC.
 
Aug 8 and 9
2009
6th Annual New Westminster Cultural Crawl
James participated at the Fraser River Discovery Centre, one of around 20 venues on this crawl.  
 
Aug 5 to 15
2009
Crystal Mall CCM Centre
Burnaby, BC.   Local artists joined those from Taipei for this multicultural exhibition.
 
July 11, 12, 18 & 19
2009
36th Annual Arnold Mikelson Festival of Arts
White Rock, BC.
 
July 1 to July 30
2009
Beantown Coffee House
Vancouver, BC. A solo showing of limited edition prints.
 
April 18 to May 17
2009
Celebration of Spring
Juried Group Show at Deer Lake Gallery,Burnaby BC.
 
May 1 to may 3
2009
Art in the City 2009
West End Community Centre, Vancouver, BC.
 
Apr 24 to May 3
2009
FCA 2nd Annual Open Juried Show
Courthouse Centre for the Arts, Kamloops, BC.
"Thompson at Bighorn" was chosen for Honourable Mention.
 
Apr 21 to May 3
2009
FCA Juried Show - Still Life
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street Vancouver, BC.
"Radio Flyer" was chosen for an Award of Excellence.
 
April 3 to April 5
2009
BC Secrets Revealed
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Exhibition
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts,Burnaby BC.
"Apricots and Old Jars" won People's Choice Award for Favourite Painting.
 
Feb 28 to Mar 1
2009
Nordic Art & Photography Show and Sale
James was the featured artist of this group exhibition
Scandinavian Community Centre, Burnaby, BC.
 
Feb 24
2009
Watercolor Demonstration
Burnaby Arists Guild
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC.
 
Nov 13 to Dec 19
2008
"Positively Petite" Annual Miniature Exhibition
Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC.
 
November 21
2008
Eagle Harbour Yacht Club "Cork and Canvas"
Wine tasting and art exhibition of six local artists.
West Vancouver, BC
 
Oct 24 to Oct 26
2008
Celebrating 150 Years of Art in BC
Burnaby Artists Guild Group Exhibition
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts,Burnaby BC.
People's Choice Award for Favourite Artist
 
Sept 23 to Oct 5
2008
FCA Juried Plein Air Paintings Exhibition
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street Vancouver, BC.
 
June 24 to Aug 17
2008
FCA Summer Gallery 2008
Featuring the work of several Canadian artists at the Federation Gallery.
 
April 4 to April 6
2008
Burnaby Artists Guild Group Exhibition "Colour in Motion"
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts,Burnaby BC. James Koll won People's Choice Award for Favourite Artist
 
Feb 12 to Feb 24
2008
FCA Juried Landscapes Exhibition
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street Vancouver, BC.
(At the eastern end of Granville Island)
 
Nov 8 to Dec 21
2007
"Positively Petite" Annual Miniature Exhibition
Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC.
 
November 3
2007
Eagle Harbour Yacht Club "Cork and Canvas"
West Vancouver, BC
 
Oct 26 to Oct 28
2007
Burnaby Artists Guild Group Exhibition "Tapestry"
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC.
James Koll won People's Choice Awards for Favourite Artist and Favourite Painting.
 
Sept 16 to Oct 13
2007
Moncton Street Gallery
A two-man show with James Koll and oil painter Stephen Cheng
Steveston Village, Richmond, BC.
 
July 3 to Aug 19
2007
FCA Summer Gallery 2007
Featuring the work of several local artists at Federation Gallery on Granville Island.
 
June 17 to July 8
2007
The H'art of Steveston II Juried Group Exhibition
Moncton Street Gallery, Steveston Village, BC.
 
May 15 to May 27
2007
FCA Semi-Abstract Juried Show
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street Vancouver, BC.
(At the eastern end of Granville Island)
 
May 5 to May 27
2007
Burnaby Artists Guild Group Exhibition
"Through the Looking Glass" Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC
 
Apr 24 to May 13
2007
FCA Works on Paper Juried Show
Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street Vancouver, BC.
(At the eastern end of Granville Island)
 
Apr 10 to Apr 22
2007
FCA Federation Gallery Still Life Juried Show
"Lanterns" won the Alan Wylie, SFCA Award.
 
March 30 to Apr 1
2007
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show
"Inside Outside" group exhibition at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC.
James Koll won People's Choice Awards for Favourite Artist and Favourite Painting.
 
March 6 to March 31
2007
Rediscovery
Solo Exhibition of Watercolours
Place des Arts,Coquitlam, BC
 
Feb 2 to Feb 23
2007
Spirit of BC Week
A variety of works by several Burnaby Artists were on display at Shadbolt Centre as part of Spirit of BC Week.
 
Jan 30 to Feb 18
2007
FCA Federation Gallery Landscapes Juried Show
"Cheakamus Canyon" won the Rose Zivot SFCA Award
 
Oct 27 to Oct 29
2006
Burnaby Artists Guild Fall Show
"Small/Medium/Large" group exhibition at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC
"Tree with Red Flowers" won second overall Peoples Choice Award for Favourite Painting.
 
Sept to Oct
2006
BC Cancer Agency
A selection of paintings on display at the BC Cancer Agency Fraser Valley Centre, Surrey, BC
 
Sept 14 to Oct 15
2006
Arts Club Theatre Silent Auction
Two paintings along with those of two other artists were auctioned off during "Cookin' at the Cookery" the Stanley theatre.