Thursday Night at Artworks

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Each week Thursday night at Artworks marks the opening of a new display showcasing the varied work of individual local artists. This week was of particular interest to me because when I first met the artist over 25 years ago her art was in its infancy, a whimsical show at the Malaspina College Gallery with… Read more »

The Commons

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This wall is being constructed at the Gabriola Commons, a beautiful 26 acre property across from the elementary school that describes itself as a place for the harmonious integration of community services, cultural activities, and environmentally sustainable living on Gabriola Island. It is being built as a workshop on Cob building and has been named… Read more »

A Building School

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At the end of Coast Road on Gabriola Island is a collection of timber frames, the skeletons of future homes and residential buildings. This is the location of the Island School of Building Arts. Their web site says they are the only trade school in BC specializing in teaching both log and timber frame construction… Read more »