VANCOUVER ACTORS AUDITIONS | July 2020

Believe it or not – but there are still auditions going on for our thespians out there. While your audition is more likely to take place on a video-conferencing platform like Zoom – you still have significant opportunities to get your face on screen. Whether you do it free for a student project or nail a great high paying role …

FASHION: Making Social Distancing easy

Throughout history, fashion has made numerous statements – but perhaps its greatest statement can be applied to today’s current covid situation – physical distancing. ArtNetNews reporter Katie White – explores just how fashions from the past might make physical distancing easier …you just have to be willing to wear them….some how we think a mask is easier! [ Katie White, …

WORLD: Art Auctions A Hit Online

Months ago, having a high-powered contemporary art auction in New York City seemed like a pipe dream. But July is here, and the major auction houses appear to have figured out how to sell art in a newly distanced social landscape through a combination of in-person specialists and bidders raising paddles via cyberspace. Days after the surprisingly lucrative Sotheby’s auction …

ACS: ‘Instructional Series’ Two New July Vlogs

Visual artists WENDY MOULD & MELISSA PEACOCK have created two new vlogs [video-blogs] for this popular new series by the ACS. Wendy provides our members with part 2 of her very engaging SKETCHBOOKING series and Melissa delves into the importance of the ‘artist statement’….both are a must watch! CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE ‘INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES’ We are looking for INSTRUCTIONAL …

ACS: SPOT COVER CONTEST | Face Revealed

So now go get your June issue of SPOTLIGHT on the ARTS, turn it counter-clockwise and see the face for yourself. Special thanks to photographer Helmut Gruntorard for this great digitally-enhanced image of Hornby Island. …now that you see it – you will always see it when you look at this cover !

ACS: 1st SPOTLIGHT COVER CONTEST

Our first ever Cover Contest…there may only be one face or many – depends on how you look at it! There may be none …circle what you see and send it to us at info@artscouncilofsurrey.ca for a chance to win a FREE 2021 ACS Membership!

CITY: Canada Day Cyber Celebrations

Presented by Coast Capital Savings, Virtual Surrey Canada Day will take place on July 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for the kid’s and senior’s segment, and regular programming from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., broadcasted on Facebook and YouTube Live. Hosted by four-time Olympic gold medalist, Hayley Wickenheiser, this year’s free family-friendly virtual event will feature a series …