Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Friday April 27 - Mount Tolmie

Míyaxwen Alfrescoes! This Friday April 27 2018, we are painting at Mount Tolmie Park. Directions can be found  here .

We will meet at 12:00 for our Show'n'Tell near the picnic tables (area highlighted in image below).






Notice: AlFrescoes 2018 Show

The AlFrescoes 2018 Show will be held at the Coast Collective Gallery from May 16 to May 27, 2018. This show is funded by funds given to us by Peter Crowe.

  • Volunteers are to arrive at the show on Monday 14 at 9:30
  • Painting drop off is Monday May 14 between 10:00 and 12:00
  • Paintings will be hung Monday May 14 between 12:00 and 2:00
  • Opening Reception is Saturday May 19 between 1:00 (correction) and 3:00 (You can bring some goodies)
  • Show take down is on Sunday May 27 between 5:00 and 5:30
The Coast Collective takes a 30% Commission on sales.

What art can be entered into the show?

Each artist can enter 2 paintings into the show. To qualify to enter the show, the artist must have painted once with the 
AlFrescoes during the last year and half. The paintings being enter must be Plein Air paintings but they do not have to be painted with the AlFrescoes. 

If you would like to volunteer to:

a) work at the receiving of paintings or,
b) if you would like to help hang the show,

then email Jim McFarland at jcmcfarland@telus.net

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Friday April 20 - Goldfinch Road

Dia Dhaoibh Alfrescoes! This Friday April 20 2018, we will be painting at the end of Goldfinch Road near Esquimalt Lagoon (map  here ). We will meet at Noon for our Show'n'Tell at the location indicated on the map.



Notice: AlFrescoes 2018 Show

The AlFrescoes 2018 Show will be held at the Coast Collective Gallery from May 16 to May 27, 2018. This show is funded by funds given to us by Peter Crowe.

  • Volunteers are to arrive at the show on Monday 14 at 9:30
  • Painting drop off is Monday May 14 between 10:00 and 12:00
  • Paintings will be hung Monday May 14 between 12:00 and 2:00
  • Opening Reception is Saturday May 19 between 10:00 and 3:00 (You can bring some goodies)
  • Show take down is on Sunday May 27 between 5:00 and 5:30
The Coast Collective takes a 30% Commission on sales.

What art can be entered into the show?

Each artist can enter 2 paintings into the show. To qualify to enter the show, the artist must have painted once with the 
AlFrescoes during the last year and half. The paintings being enter must be Plein Air paintings but they do not have to be painted with the AlFrescoes. 

If you would like to volunteer to:

a) work at the receiving of paintings or,
b) if you would like to help hang the show,

then email Jim McFarland at jcmcfarland@telus.net

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Friday April 13 - Oak Bay Marina

Pyeri Peivi Alfrescoes. This Friday April 13 2018, we will be heading to the Oak Bay Marina (map  here ). We will meet at noon in Queens Park for our Show'n'Tell.



Notice: AlFrescoes 2018 Show

The AlFrescoes 2018 Show will be held at the Coast Collective Gallery from May 16 to May 27, 2018. This show is funded by funds given to us by Peter Crowe.

  • Volunteers are to arrive at the show on Monday 14 at 9:30
  • Painting drop off is Monday May 14 between 10:00 and 12:00
  • Paintings will be hung Monday May 14 between 12:00 and 2:00
  • Opening Reception is Saturday May 19 between 10:00 and 3:00 (You can bring some goodies)
  • Show take down is on Sunday May 27 between 5:00 and 5:30
The Coast Collective takes a 30% Commission on sales.

What art can be entered into the show?

Each artist can enter 2 paintings into the show. To qualify to enter the show, the artist must have painted once with the 
AlFrescoes during the last year and half. The paintings being enter must be Plein Air paintings but they do not have to be painted with the AlFrescoes. 

If you would like to volunteer to:

a) work at the receiving of paintings or,
b) if you would like to help hang the show,

then email Jim McFarland at jcmcfarland@telus.net

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Friday April 6 - Chinatown

Kedụ Alfrescoes. This Friday April 6 2018, we are painting in the area around Capital Iron and Chinatown. A map can be found  here . We will have our Show'n'Tell at Noon by Opus.



Notice: AlFrescoes 2018 Show

The AlFrescoes 2018 Show will be held at the Coast Collective Gallery from May 16 to May 27, 2018. This show is funded by funds given to us by Peter Crowe.

  • Volunteers are to arrive at the show on Monday 14 at 9:30
  • Painting drop off is Monday May 14 between 10:00 and 12:00
  • Paintings will be hung Monday May 14 between 12:00 and 2:00
  • Opening Reception is Saturday May 19 between 10:00 and 3:00 (You can bring some goodies)
  • Show take down is on Sunday May 27 between 5:00 and 5:30
The Coast Collective takes a 30% Commission on sales.

What art can be entered into the show?

Each artist can enter 2 paintings into the show. To qualify to enter the show, the artist must have painted once with the 
AlFrescoes during the last year and half. The paintings being enter must be Plein Air paintings but they do not have to be painted with the AlFrescoes. 

If you would like to volunteer to:

a) work at the receiving of paintings or,
b) if you would like to help hang the show,

then email Jim McFarland at jcmcfarland@telus.net

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Friday March 30 - Heritage Acres (Saanich Historical Artifacts Society)

Salama Alaikum Alfrescoes. This Friday March 30 2018, we'll be painting at Heritage Acres in Saanich. There are old buildings, farm equipment, a lily pond and a train track. Parking is free, however they rely on donations to keep the place up, so please put something in the donations box. A map for this location can be found  here . The gates open at 9:00.

We will meet at Noon for our Show'n'Tell under the covered picnic area.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Friday March 23 - Craigdarroch Castle

Aluu AlFrescoes!. This Friday March 23 2018, we are painting around Craigdarroch Castle. A map showing directions to the Castle can be found by clicking  here .

There is some parking on site, however, please do not overfill the lot. Leave 10 spots for regular Castle visitors. There is street parking as well. Unfortunately, there are no public washrooms available to us in the Castle, but there is a Shell gas station at Fort and Yates, at the end of Joan Crescent.

We will meet at the Southwest corner of the parking lot at Noon (see image below) for our Show'n'Tell.





Notice: AlFrescoes 2018 Show

The AlFrescoes 2018 Show will be held at the Coast Collective Gallery from May 16 to May 27, 2018. This show is funded by funds given to us by Peter Crowe.

  • Volunteers are to arrive at the show on Monday 14 at 9:30
  • Painting drop off is Monday May 14 between 10:00 and 12:00
  • Paintings will be hung Monday May 14 between 12:00 and 2:00
  • Opening Reception is Saturday May 19 between 10:00 and 3:00 (You can bring some goodies)
  • Show take down is on Sunday May 27 between 5:00 and 5:30
The Coast Collective takes a 30% Commission on sales.

What art can be entered into the show?

Each artist can enter 2 paintings into the show. To qualify to enter the show, the artist must have painted once with the 
AlFrescoes during the last year and half. The paintings being enter must be Plein Air paintings but they do not have to be painted with the AlFrescoes. 

If you would like to volunteer to:

a) work at the receiving of paintings or,
b) if you would like to help hang the show,

then email Jim McFarland at jcmcfarland@telus.net

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Friday March 16 - St Mary the Virgin Anglican Church Metchosin

Khaírete! Alfrescoes! This Friday March 16 2018, we will be painting on the grounds of the historic St Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, in Metchosin.

Directions to the location can be found  here . We'll meet at Noon for our Show'n'Tell on the church grounds.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Friday March 9 - Cedar Hill Rec Centre

Buiti binafi Alfrescoes! This Friday March 9 2018, we will be painting at the Cedar Hill Recreation Center (a map of the location can be found  here ).

On the south side of the parking lot, there is a treed area surrounding a small creek. And behind the centre, is the golf course. We will meet back in the parking lot at Noon for our Show'n'Tell.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Friday March 2 - Red Barn Market (W. Saanich Rd)

Tervist Alfrescoes! On Friday March 2 2018, we will be painting at the Red Barn Market on W. Saanich Road and surrounding area. If you do not want to paint at the market itself, you can try the intersection of Wallace Drive and W. Saanich Road (just north of the market). The site offers plenty of farmland scenery. A map can be found  here . We'll meet at the market at 12:00 Noon for our Show'n'Tell.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Friday February 23 - Esquimalt Gorge Park

Kuzu zangpo la Alfrescoes! This Friday February 23 2018, we will be painting at Esquimalt Gorge Park, off Tillicum Road (map  here ). We will meet near the parking lot at Noon for our Show'n'Tell. See you there.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Friday February 16 - Macaulay Point Park

Tanisi Alfrescoes. On Friday February 16 2018, we will be painting at Macaulay Point Park in Esquimalt (map  here ). We will meet at the picnic tables at 12:00 Noon for our Show'n'Tell.

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Friday February 9 - Elk Lake Hamsterly Beach

Chôm Rab Suôr Alfrescoes! On Friday February 9 2018, we will be painting at Hamsterly Beach on Elk Lake. Hamsterly Beach is located on the northeast corner of the lake. Parking is along Hamsterly Road. A map to the location can be found by clicking  here . We'll meet along the beach parking area, across from the Capital Cat Clinic at Noon for our Show'n'Tell.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Friday February 2 - Ogden Point

Sälemetsiz be? Alfrescoes! This Friday, February 2 2018, we will be painting at Ogden Point (map  here ). There are facilities, parking, and a place to buy coffee. We'll meet at Noon outside the Breakwater Cafe for our Show'n'Tell.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Friday January 26 - Olympic View Golf Course

Witéjtaż Alfrescoes. This Friday January 26 2018, we will be painting at the Olympic View Golf Course. Directions to the golf course can be found  here . Check in at the golf shop and Katrina will direct you to a good painting location. There is some covered space available if it's raining. Be mindful of the golfers and stay off the greens. We will have our Show'n'Tell at 12:00, but since this is our first visit to this location, we'll organize the meeting place on site.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Friday January 19 - Thetis Lake

Mendvt Alfrescoes. This Friday January 19 2017, we will be painting at Thetis Lake. There is lots of parking, with a short walk to the lake. Directions to this location can be found  here . We will have our Show'n'Tell at Noon at the Thetis Lake Main Beach (see map).

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Friday January 12 - Lime Bay Park

Godaw Alfrescoes! This Friday, January 12 2018, we will be painting at Lime Bay Park in Esquimalt. A map of the location can be found  here . The Songhees Walkway runs through the park, and the E&N Victoria Roundhouse site is just to the north. There is lots of 2 hour parking along the street. We'll meet at Noon for our Show'n'Tell at the entrance to Lime Bay Park off Catherine St/Kimta Rd (see map). Spinnakers Brewpub is close by if you feel lunch or a sneaky bathroom break.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Friday January 5 - Belfry Theatre

Puiznu Alfrescoes! This Friday January 5 2018, we are heading to the Belfry Theatre (location  here ). We'll meet at the gazebo in front of the Belfry at Noon for our Show'n'Tell.

There is Free Parking around the Belfry during the day. Please use the street parking indicated on the map below (marked in red). Do not park in the Victoria High School parking lot (shown in black below), as that parking lot is reserved, and your car will be towed.