SPAC show this weekend

This weekend, artists from Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts (SPAC) will present their latest creations at the Mary Winspear Centre

St. George the Dragon by Artist Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof. Zadora-Gerlof will engage the public with his artwork at the SPAC show.

This weekend, artists from Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts (SPAC) will present their latest creations at the Mary Winspear Centre.

On Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. works by pastelist Sheila Mather, mixed media abstract painter Rose Davidson and potter Michael Giles, among others, will be on display.

On stage, guest artist Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof will engage the public with his artwork and other talented artists will share their knowledge in daily demonstrations.

During the show, there will also be a gift gallery showing a large selection of reasonably priced handmade items.

Art lovers can become Patrons, by committing $125 to SPAC, $100 of which is credited towards a purchase of art in Bodine Hall prior to the opening of the show Friday night. Patrons enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres while mingling with the artists.

Admission to the show is $4. For more information visit


­— With files from SPAC



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