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Artist Salon Series

1st Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

The Richmond Art Gallery presents a monthly program for artists to connect, network and learn from each other. The Artist Salon is an opportunity for emerging and established artists to meet other artists, share or present current work with peers, and discuss upcoming opportunities in the arts community.

Select sessions will include guest speakers to lead critiques of artwork or marketing materials, present their own art experiences and expertise, or advise on grant or exhibition applications. Gallery staff will attend each session to assist in facilitating the conversation and resource sharing.

Free admission. Registration required via email to Charis at 

Join the Richmond Artists Salon Facebook group to chat with group members.

2017 Schedule:

Feb 2 | March 2 |  April 6  |  May 4 | June 1 | July 6 | Aug 3 | Sept 7 | Oct 5 | Nov 2 | Dec 7

Upcoming Events

Artist Salon with Chris Charlebois
Thursday, August 3, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The August Artist Salon features Guest Artist Chris Charlebois  Our guest speaker will introduce his art practice to the group, and share his experiences as a painter who exhibits with commercial art galleries in the Lower Mainland and abroad. Participants are welcome to bring their questions and join in the discussion about the local art scene. Registration required via email to Charis at  Presenter Bio: Born in 1952 in Arvida, Quebec, Chris Charlebois has spent most of his life in British Columbia.  He attended the Vancouver School of Art where he studied under Don Jarvis and Bruce Boyd. Inspired by the... More info

Artist Salon with Pennylane Shen
Thursday, September 7, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Richmond Art Gallery’s Artist Salon is a monthly program for artists to connect, network and learn from each other. The September session features Guest Presenter Pennylane Shen.  Navigating the Art Industry: Professional Practices for Emerging Artists is a unique seminar designed specifically for emerging artists preparing to approach the commercial and public art industry. It is ideal for emerging fine artists of any media pursuing careers in the commercial Vancouver art market or those looking to expand their exhibition repertoire. Registration required via email to Session starts promptly at 7:00 pm in the Richmond Cultural Centre Atrium, located behind Lelum’ Arts and Cultural Cafe in the Richmond Cultural Centre.  Presenter Info: Pennylane Shen has taught... More info

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