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Carla Beerens

Goop of Seven

VASA Gallery presents the 'Goop of Seven'. Opening reception is on Thursday, August 7th from 6 - 9 pm, with the exhibition running from July 2nd to August 1st, 2014.

Wild Alberta

Wild Alberta

From the smallest insects to the vast Rockies Alberta's natural wonders invite a closer look.

The Wild, Life Show

The Wild, Life Show Invitation

The Wild, Life Show - our featured show for October runs from the first to the twenty-fifth of October. Come in and see what our four resident artists, Vicki Armstrong, Heather Howard, Carol Johnson and Carla Beerens have been up to.

Touch

Artists Carla Beerens and Rick Rogers are musing over the human figure, in new paintings at VASA’s Grandin Mall location.

Landscapes Alive

Grandin Studios present diverse landscape paintings for the month of November.

Carla Beerens

Biography: 

Like most artists, I have been painting and making art all my life.  From my precious stash of used, white paper and crayons at 4, to multiple media and products at present; the love of marking up pristine surfaces has never left me.  Growing up in northern BC was a blessing, beautiful landscapes and images, and not a lot of planned activities in the sparsely populated areas around Smithers.  My formative years were spent amusing myself, drawing on trees, drawing trees, ripping birch bark off trees and drawing on that, playing with the pure clay that came up by the shovel-full, and numerous other artistic ways to keep me stimulated.

I have been fortunate to study with artists and be with artists groups in BC, Ontario and Alberta.  I am finding at this point in my life, art is now dominating me and I need to be fully immersed.  I am fortunate to be able to paint full time, and be a resident artist at VASA.  Working in an artist run centre with 19 other artists is an incredible adventure.  The centre itself exudes creativity and industry, and the artists are wonderful-sharing knowledge and visual stimulation.  It is my happy place!

 

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