First, thanks must go to our late Benefactor Eve Smart, for her generous bequest, which made this new space possible.
The new abode, at 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons, BC, has been brought into existence by the Board of Directors and a dedicated group of tradespeople.
For Artists, the Main Gallery measurements are as follows:
South Wall 14 ft.
Window Wall (east) 35 ft.
North Wall 34 ft.
West Wall 20 ft.
Square footage: 1010 sq ft.
Eve Smart Gallery:
North Wall 7 ft.
West Wall 13 ft.
South Wall 16 ft.
Square footage: 200 sq ft.
All walls are 10 ft. 6 ” in height.
Total square footage: 3020 sq.ft
The Gallery owns 25 plinths and one movable wall. ( Others may be built.)
Our Thanks to:
Murray Drope Project Manager/Coordinator
Paul Clancy Photography
Riley McFedrin, Draughtsman
This great sign has been installed with the help of Olson Electric, many thanks go to them!!!
The photo reportage by Paul Clancy, GPAG President:
This is the space for the main gallery in its original state:
And this one of a possible meeting room:
And how about this one:
The Board of Directors discussing the new digs, perhaps?
This is Cate Rimmer of Emily Carr, brought in as an outside consultant:
Riley’s vision being manifested by skilled carpenters (above)
The gallery was proud to take part in the Art Stroll Event from August 9-12, and played host to visitors at the new location. Here are some photos, featuring many familiar faces, including those of the members of the gallery’s board and other habituees of the local art scene: