West Richmond Area
West Richmond Area
All sites are open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 unless otherwise stated.
5620 Langtree Avenue
Artist Margreth Fry developed a passion for bright colours and the folklore of village life in her native Switzerland. Her paintings express her love of life and people. Activities: Drop by to enjoy the artist’s paintings and storytelling.
John B. Beatty Fine Art Studio
5611 Clearwater Drive
Surround yourself with colourful, abstract and Impressionist-inspired works in John’s home art studio and courtyard space. His representational acrylic paintings and sketches include both plein air and studio works on local and overseas subjects. Activities: Meet the artist and find out more about John’s creative process. For more information, visit www.johnbbeatty.com
Richmond Eastern Catholic Church
8700 Railway Avenue (just north of Francis Road)
Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 p.m.–4 p.m.
See how the other half lives in this local multi-ethnic neighbourhood Catholic Church that follows the Eastern Christian tradition. Experience the wonders of ancient chants, mystical prayer, Liturgical spirituality, incense and icons. Activities: Church tours, explanations of iconography and Q&A sessions.
Gina Page Seawrack Press
8160 Fairdell Crescent
The natural beauty of the sea and saltwater marshes of the BC coast inspires the poetry and art of Gina Page. View her prints, handmade paper, artists’ and letterpress books and cards in her fine art home studio. Activities: Meet the artist to discuss printmaking and paper making. Paper making demonstrations (weather permitting).
Loraine Wellman Fine Art Home Studio
8751 Fairdell Place
Be immersed in the light and colour of Loraine’s landscapes, figurative paintings, drawings and sketchbooks. Activities: Meet the artist and learn about different processes and media.
Alice Saunders Art Studio
8171 Fairdell Crescent
Alice Saunders, an artist with a passion for local scenery, welcomes everyone to her personal studio. Activities: View Alice’s large collection of acrylic and watercolour paintings, both indoors and outdoors (weather permitting). Have a coffee and meet the artist.
Shamsi Ashti Sculptor
9060 Desmond Road
Experience the art of internationally acclaimed sculptor Shamsi Ashti as you walk through a magnificent garden (weather permitting). Activities: Shamsi will be on-site conducting sculpture demonstrations and discussing technique. Master Gardener Bardia Khaledi will lead garden tours.
BC Ambulance Service South Richmond Station 269
3999 Williams Road
Station 269 is part of a network of ambulance stations throughout British Columbia and is one of two serving the Richmond community. These stations respond to all types of medical emergencies and provide patient transfer services. Activities: Tour of displays, ambulances and equipment used by paramedics. CPR demonstrations.