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DTES Small Arts Grant Group Show 2016
June 3, 2016- 7:00 pm - June 24, 2016- 5:00 pm
• Opening: Fri, June 3, 7pm – 10pm
• Exhibition: Fri, June 3 – Fri, June 24
• Gallery Hours: Wed – Sat, 1pm – 5pm
Vancouver Foundation’s Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (DTES SAG) presents the 2016 Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants Group Show, from June 3 to 24 at the Interurban Gallery. Curated by Jen Castro, more than 45 grantees from the 2015-2016 grant year will showcase their grant projects in a wide range of mediums including painting, mixed media, photography, literary arts, textile, video, and more.
Many of the displayed items will be for sale and 100% of the sales will go to the artists.
Adrienne Macallum, Alan Sayers, Anyuta Gusakova, Ben Poulton, Brad Hill, Cate Wikelund, Cathy Lau, David Ogilvie, Debra McNaught, Deirdre Keohane, Diane Wood, Don Chow, Douglas Carey, Dustin Von Petzinger, Eileen Clabburn “4D”, Ewan McNeil, Floyd Bernard, Gabriela Peana, Mimi Ama, Isaac Lewis, James Kemp, Janice aka Jujube Jacinto, Jeff Wilson, Jennifer Mitton, Jenny Hawkinson, Jim Sands, Jim Dewar, Jane, Jo McRobb, Katherine Soucie, Kathryn Alma-Nihte, Lance Lim, Laurie Goldsmith, Leanne Armstrong, Marko, Marj, Maria Gaudin, Maryanne Danylchuk, Michael Edward Nardachioni, Norman James Hall, Rebecca Slattery, Ross Den Otter, Simone Richmond, Stella Castell, Teresa Pocock, Timothy Kirsch, Venus Soberanes, Zola
Some of artists’ portfolio can be viewed at vancouverfoundationsmallar
*subject to change
The 2016 Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants Group Show is taking place on the unceded coast salish territories of the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Tsleil-Wauthuth (Səl̓ílwətaʔ/
About Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (vancouverfoundationsmalla
The Downtown East Side Small Arts Grants program is intended for artists who demonstrate a history of original art practice, and show a vital engagement with the Downtown Eastside community. With small grants of $500 – $1,000, the program is an opportunity for local artists to take their art to the next level.
In 2009, Vancouver Foundation started the grant program, in partnership with the Carnegie Community Centre, to give Downtown Eastside (DTES) artists the opportunity to advance their careers by expanding their portfolios and showcasing their work.
We have been funding a very wide range of media including music, theatre, writing, photography, pottery, textiles, jewellery making, carving, painting, animation, dance, mixed-media, performance, video and others.