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 …

ACS: Master #HASHTAGS

Below are sets of hashtags that you can pick and choose from. Evie suggests you copy & save these to your mobile device for easy access. Copying & pasting your hashtags will save you time, so that you don’t have to type them out each time you post. Ensure you are changing which ones you use, as well as their …