Artists & Makers Swap Meet

Saturday, January 20th, 2024. 9 pm to 4 pm.

The Mechosin ArtPod sponsors an Artists and Makers Materials Swap Meet at the Metchosin Arts and Cultural Association building. For further information, please click here.

Past Events

Experimenting with Cyanotypes

Sat, September, 30, 2023. Noon – 4 pm

Workshop Presenters: Phyllis Schwartz and Edward Peck
Workshop Fee:  $90
Limited to 12 participants

This all-level workshop is for both curious beginners and seasoned cyanotype printmakers. This workshop is an opportunity to discover new image-making techniques and learn how to tone prints. As September 30 marks World Cyanotype Day, links to submit work to this international event will be provided.

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Caroline James in Conversation with Diana Smith

Posted August, 16th, 2023

During the Pretty Ugly: Are Beyond Beauty exhibition juried by Caroline James, Diana Smith interviewed Caroline.

Cyanotype Workshop with Phyllis Schwartz

Sat, June 10, 2023, 10 am to 2 pm

Cyanotypes are a non-toxic, hands-on photographic printmaking method suitable for photographers of all ability levels. This session includes all of the supplies needed to create three prints. Participants are also asked to bring their own naturally obtained materials, such as leaves, feathers, lace, flowers, and other items that may be utilized to produce markings and shapes on their prints. Additional materials will be provided. here for details on the presentation

The Power and the Puzzle of Abstraction – Diana Smith

Thur, April 28, 2022 
Location: 4495 Happy Valley Road, Metchosin Arts and Cultural Centre

Diana Smith will present The Power and the Puzzle of Abstraction on April 28, 2022. It was an event supplementing the group show Sub Text: The Message in Art, a juried art show that featured text incorporated into art, held at Metchosin ArtPod, Victoria, BC.