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November 2-3 | 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

Sandrine Pelissier Studios,

125 Garden Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3A4

Members $320 I Non-Members $370

By popular demand, the Federation is delighted to offer this new small-class size workshop with Janice, as she imparts her guidance to achieving a looser, more impressionistic style of subject matter.






November 9th | 1.00 PM - 4.00 PM

November 10th | 9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

Federation Gallery,

1241 Cartwright Street, Vacouver BC, V6H 4B7

Members $170 | Non-Members $180


Enjoy a great day outside and experience how much fun it can be to work with lots of colour and texture! You will have the opportunity to learn about GOLDEN's OPEN paint products and how useful they can be to paint outdoors with acrylics. You will be painting in a loose way and learn how to create interesting effects.

Artists can source their own supplies using the list provided or save themselves the stress and register for our course including all supplies.






November 15th | 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM

Federation Gallery,

1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 4B7

Members $40 | Non-Members $50


Receive feedback from our past President and Senior Member Andrew McDermott on your artworks. Critiques are a fantastic way to drive your work forward and to grow as an artist. Get an overall evaluation of your artwork's strengths and weaknesses and a clear idea of how to go on!












Education forms a key part of our mission. We have therefore worked hard to provide high-quality classes and workshops at reasonable prices. All our instructors are themselves professional artists with years of teaching experience.  If you are intersted in teaching with the FCA click here.


Give the gift of art:  All classes and workshops are redeemable against FCA gift certificates.

Click here to order your gift certificate online.



Withdrawal from a workshop may be done until 4 weeks prior to the program start date to receive a full refund (minus a deposit IF the program expressly states that it has a non-refundable deposit). No refunds will be allowed after this cut-off. After this date you may transfer your registration to another student. The FCA reserves the right to change or cancel any of its educational programs. If we cancel a course, a full refund will be given to all registrants. In the event the instructor is unavailable, either an alternate instructor with similar credentials or a make-up workshop may be arranged.