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"Travelling ‘Explore Victoria' Alphabet Show"
Happy New Years wishes from 17 members of the Island Illustrators Society!

Alphabet pieces inspired by our own Victoria! Illustration works inspired by the architecture, artists, gardens and sights of Victoria. Work is being created in all media, with a few extra alphabet letters in ready to spell “Happy New Year” for the new years edition of The T/C.
This years artists include the following: Kathy Cameron, Dawn Joy Ritchie, Sharlene Stushnov-Lee, Karine Gordon-Beaumier, Verna Linney, Jessica Smith, Judy Hilgeman, Kristi Bridgeman, Geoff Smith, Allegra Vernon, Catherine Campbell, Ruth Bowman, Sandy Terry, Lynn Kingham, Marcela Strasdas, Marcia Semenoff and Lorne Miller.

The first show of the 2015 Travelling ‘Explore Victoria' themed alphabet exhibit, will be hosted by the G.V.P.L.'s Juan de Fuca Branch for the month of January 2015. ‘Happy New Year” will be featured in the front foyer glass case. Located in the Juan de Fuca Center at1759 Island Hwy, the library hours are Mon 10-6 | Tue 10-9 | Wed 10-9|Thu 10-9 | Fri 10-6 | Sat 10-6 | Sun 1-5 For more information see call the library at 250-940-GVPL.

Island Illustrators Society Meetings:
Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month, 7-9:00 p.m.
(with the exception of a summer break July/August)
Please join us!

Unless otherwise noted, all meeting are held at "The Barn" 1885 Lansdowne (access from Watson). Map available, please email. All Island Illustrators Society meetings are open to the public and are wheelchair accessible. We ask for a small donation at the door.

Click here for all meeting times for 2015.

Portfolio Deadline: April 30th and Oct 30th Annually

President: Lorne Miller
Vice President/Membership Co-ordinator: Colin MacLock
Treasurer: Kathy Cameron
Secretary: Kristi Bridgeman
Past President: Joanne Thomson
Communications: Cathy Campbell, Sharlene Shustenov, Marcella, Beth Dunlop
Venue Host: Allegra Vernon

Members at Large: Jenus Friesen, April Caverhill and Marcia Semenoff

* Times Colonist Article on the IIS Musical Alphabet: Click Here
* Times Colonist Article on the IIS Travelling Alphabet: Click Here
* Times Colonist Article on the IIS 25th Anniversary: Click Here
* Saanich News Article on the IIS : Click Here
* "Naughty Bits" Show: Monday Magazine
* "Naughty Bits" Show: You Tube
* Check out January 30, 2010, Page C1, in the Times Colonist! Awesome article about the Bloom Show at the Moon Under Water Brewpub!
* 25th Anniversary Show: Article and announcement by Amanda Farrell-Low at Focus magazine! See page 24, click here.

Public Lending Rights - See: http://www.plr-dpp.ca/PLR/default.aspx

Landmark Google Copyright Infringement Settlement affects Canadian Creators. See this link: http://www.googlebooksettlement.com/r/view_notice
Or see Canadian "Access Copyright"

We are a society created by artists, for artists. Don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you have about the society, or any particular member artist. contact@islandillustrators.org

Upcoming Events Illustrators

Feature Artist

Introducing "Coastal Moments"
from the Island Illustrators Society
An undated journal full of art and poetry from the west coast of British Columbia.
Available in select bookstores now.

Be sure to check out IIS member
"Raymond St. Arnaud's 25th Anniversary Photo Project"

featuring photographs of Island Illustrators in their Studios.
For further information email IslandIllustrators at contact@islandillustrators.org or
Lorne Miller (President) lorne.p.miller@gmail.com
The Island Illustrators Society was established to foster a greater interest in the art of illustration. The society exists to benefit its members and clients through shared information regarding illustrative techniques, business ethics, and standards. In order to achieve these goals, the society makes partners of practicing illustrators, students, clients, and other interested parties.

Definition: Illustration is a piece of visual information, either drawn or photographed, which usually illustrates an accompanying text. The purpose of illustration is to enhance the ideas presented in the text, or simply, to transmit information or concepts visually.

The Island Illustrators Society does not act as an agent, but as a venue for you to contact any one of its members. You are invited to write to us at:

P.O. Box 30037, RPO Reynolds,
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8X 5E1

For information on how to become a member, click here.

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