Member News

Check out the Events Calendar for a full listing of events at the Women’s Art
Interested in Membership? Scroll down for Calls for Artist Submissions and WAAC Committee Meeting Dates.

Dignam Gallery Art Openings: Open to the Public
  • Poets and Painters 10th Annual National Poetry Month Exhibition and Reading.
    Framing Time in Poetry & Art (click for invitation)
    Featuring Studio Artists of the Women’s Art Association of Canada and the Long Dash Poets
    Show runs from April 13th to April 26th
    Public Reception: Sunday, April 23, 2-4pm
  • Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival May 2-30. (click for Invitation)
    Public Exhibition Opening Friday, May 5th 5:30-8pm
    Weekend viewings in May 12-4pm

Ruth Upjohn Gallery Art Openings: Open to the Public

SPECIAL EVENING EVENT May 11 – stay tuned for details


( click for April to June Luncheon Schedule)

Wednesday, April 26 22, 2017: Catered Luncheon and Lecture
12:30 p$30 includes a catered luncheon, dessert, coffee, tea and the lecture.
Exploring Haida Gwaii with WAAC member Heather Beecroft, a frequent lecturer on Canadian, Aboriginal and Inuit art.




Book Club

( click for BOOK CLUB 2016-17 Schedule)

Card-Making Workshops for Members and Friends
  • Tuesdays, 11am-2pm  (exception Wednesday, April 25)

WAAC Yoga – public inquiries welcome
  • WAAC Yoga Mondays 4-5pm with Karen McKinnon.
    Call or text Karen 647-218-9642 to register. Members and Guests.
    Members of the Public are welcome to inquire.
    Classes are $15 each or $12 each when booked monthly

WAAC Member Artists are also showing…..

Current Call for Artists’ Submissions
  • WAAC Artists for Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival: April 27 – May 31.(click for Contact Bulletin)
    Submissions due April 18th. Opening Reception Friday, May 5, 5:30-8pm
  • WAAC Artists for Let There Be Pink: June 1 – July 4 (click for Guidelines)
    Submissions due May 26th. Opening Reception June 15, 5:30-8pm
  • Queen West Art Crawl is on September 23&24, 2017. Early Bird Applications close Feb 14. Applications close April 30, 2017
  • The Salt Spring National Art Prize call for artist submissions opens January 12, 2017 and closes May 31, 2017

More News and Events:

Artist Supplies
  • Curry’s offers 10% discount to WAAC members – pick up your membership card in the office
  • DeSerres offers 10% discount to WAAC members – pick up your membership card in the office
  • Studio Six Winter Flyer

Artist Resources