** vancouver, bc edition **
The Western Front (303 E. 8th Avenue, Vancouver) is hosting their 38th Annual Gala and Art Auction on March 12th, 2011. Images and artists will be updated daily, so check their website for full details or contact them at development (at) front (dot) bc (dot) ca for tickets. Preview and reception starts Wednesday, March 9th at 7:30pm.
Artist Arne Gutmann's "Paper This" is an experiment in recycled mediums. After approaching over 30 notable Whistler artists from a variety of backgrounds, Gutmann created custom paper canvases from a variety of materials including recycled ski lift passes, birch bark, comic books and cigarette packs. The event takes place on Saturday, March 13th from 8pm to midnight at the Beaumont Studios - 316 W. 5th Avenue, Vancouver. For full details, check out their facebook event here.