Category Archives: Great Painters Challenge

NATURE’S PALETTE: Show opens tomorrow

Saturday May 3 is the beginning of a new exhibition of BC art at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Visit with top gallery artists, Amanda Jones, Perry Haddock and Jack Turpin, this weekend, 1 PM to 4 PM, Saturday and … Continue reading

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WAGNER HILLS: Donation by Freybe from gallery event

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The Birthplace of B.C. Gallery’s Great Painters Challenge on August 5th raised some money for a worthy cause. The “by-donation” BBQ courtesy of Freybe Gourmet Foods raised over $450 at the event. The donation was presented to Wagner Hills Farm … Continue reading

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: Brent Heighton painting wins again

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After being awarded the HSBC Gold Medal on Sunday in the Great Painters Challenge, Brent Heighton’s painting also was the People’s Choice in balloting held Sunday and Monday. In addition to the $1,000 awarded with the Gold Medal, his win … Continue reading

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ART OLYMPICS: Medal winners in the Great Painters Challenge

Today, Brent Heighton won the HSBC Gold Medal in the Great Painters Challenge at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Thirteen artists competed for the medals in scorching hot weather in Fort Langley.The Silver Medal was presented by Eric Woodward to … Continue reading

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LANGLEY ADVANCE: Gallery gardens backdrop to competition

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Thirteen artists have three hours to create medal worthy paintings. By Roxanne Hooper, Langley Advance A thousand dollars is up for grabs to the artist who can create the best painting in three short hours. For the second time, Birthplace … Continue reading

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LANGLEY TIMES: Birthplace of B.C. Gallery hosts Great Painters Challenge

Competition will pit 13 artists against one another in Fort Langley garden on Sunday Afternoon. By Monique Tamminga, Langley Times On your marks, get set . . . paint. Easels will be loaded with blank canvasses at high noon. At … Continue reading

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AUGUST 5: Hard Times Blue Grass Band

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The Great Painters Challenge at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery on August 5 wraps up at 3 pm with performance by Hard Times Blue Grass Band. At 4 pm the winners of the Great Painters Challenge will be announced. Birthplace … Continue reading

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ALLAN HANCOCK: Competing in Great Painters Challenge

BC wildlife artist Allan Hancock will be painting in the Great Painters Challenge on August 5 at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. The three hour competition with Allan and twelve other BC artists begins at Noon. A jury of art … Continue reading

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BC DAY WEEKEND: Great Painters Challenge

Celebrate the upcoming BC Day weekend in Fort Langley. On Sunday August 5 watch 12 BC artists compete for the HSBC Gold Medal at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Easels will be loaded with blank canvasses at high noon. At … Continue reading

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