KPU Fine Arts  Gallery

The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Fine Arts Department exhibits student artwork, and presents shows by Canadian and International contemporary artists on the KPU Surrey Campus.

The Arbutus Gallery is located in the atrium of the Coast Capital Savings Library at the KPU Surrey campus. The gallery space is dedicated to exhibiting a works in a variety of media produced by fine art students, alumni, faculty and professional visiting artists.  The Arbutus Gallery is open Monday to Saturday at Library open hours.

Current shows

Spruce Building Atrium Gallery
Works by 4th Year Students at the Spruce Atrium Gallery Space

Fine Arts Gallery | Spruce Hallway
FINA 3110: Curatorial Studies student programmed events, three exciting art events Starting on Thursday, November 15.
Skewing the Familiar –Art Film/Video Screening: A selection of artist-made videos that use cinematic conventions, found footage, and sometime riotous imagery to take us someplace unexpected. 5:00pm-7:00pm, Fir 128
Inevitable Cessation –Art Exhibition: a juried art exhibition based on the concept of mortality.
Illuminating Spaces is a pop-up exhibition exploring the transition of a fraught relationship between public and private space. Using reflective qualities to provide insight of how intimate the public space can become through human/social interaction (or lack of), and through the changes in self-awareness and perspectives. Featured student works will include photography, painting, and multimedia works. Spruce Gallery Hallway

Fall 2018 - Events at the FINE ARTS Gallery | Spruce 140

Themed-Video screening program November 15 Surrey Campus, Fir 128, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Students will select and program a public video screening on KPU Surrey Campus.
Opening reception for Kwantlen Art exhibition. November 22 Exhibition Curated by students in 3110 Curatorial Studies Opening reception for Kwantlen Art exhibition 5:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday Talks:
September 27 Surrey Campus, Spruce 140 -Guest speaker: Dana Claxton 1:00pm-2:00pm
October 18 Surrey Campus, Spruce 140 Visiting artist and curator, Hank Bull 1:00pm-2:30pm
November 1 Surrey Campus, Spruce 140 Director and Chief Curator of the Audain Art Museum, Dr. Curtis Collins 1:00pm-2:00pm
November 8 Surrey Campus, Spruce 140 Winsor Art Projects: Guest speaker Jennifer Winsor 1:00pm-2:00pm

 Coming up at the ARBUTUS GALLERY  2018


Past Events 2018

BFA Graduate Exhibition 2018 Graduate Exhibition Spring 2018
120 E Broadway, 2nd Floor Vancouver BC  (Main and Broadway)