The Selkirk Community Arts Centre
The Art Works of the Gwen Fox Gallery members


Schedule for Spark Space for 2017





Workshop name: Beginner Felt Workshop

Description: Getting a feel for felt: Learn the basics of felting using a variety of coloured wool to obtain a solid textile on which to explore using other felting techniques.

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017   Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Number of students: 4-6

Fee: $80 (includes material cost)  Homemade pastry served at class end (coffee & tea available)


Workshop- Drawing/Painting for Children

Date: April 6 - May 25

Time: Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm (8 sessions)

# Students: Max 12; Min 3 to run

Cost: $125.00 (for 8 sessions)



Name: Beginner Acrylics

Date: April 8 - May 27, 2017

Time: Saturdays 9:00 am - 11:00 noon

# students: Max 12; min 9 to run

Cost: $150.00 (supplies included)



Name of workshop: Felt Beret, Tam or Bowl

Facilitator: Rene Bruneau


Date: Thursday, April 13

Time: Noon - 3:00 pm

# students: Max 8

Cost: $100 (material iincluded in fee)


Coffee, tea and home made pastries will be provided.


Workshop: Mosaic Birdbath

Facilitator: Patricia Anderson

Date: April 22 - May 6, 2017

Time: Saturdays 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm

# Students: Max 6; Min 3 to run

Cost: $125.00 (materials included)



Description: Create your own, one of a kind Birdbath for your garden or anywhere else. On your first day you will learn how to cut glass to create your central design and surrounding area. Your glass will be tumbled by the instructor during the week ready to be glued to the clay saucer on the following Saturday. The final Saturday will be reserved for grouting your work of art ready to take home.

Name of Workshop: Felt Tea Cosy

Facilitator: Rene Bruneau


Date: Thursday April 27

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

# students: Max 8

Cost: $100 (material included in fee)

Coffee, tea and home made pastries will be provided.



Mother’s Day Poppy Painting Workshop Evening or Afternoon with GEM

SPRING into PAINTING with this fun workshop hosted by Glenna Evans Mulvihill of Studio~ great timing to create an original piece of art for Mother's Day, or as something to do together at the gallery! CHECK IT OUT HERE-

EVENING workshop:
Friday, May 12 ,
6-9 PM


DAYTIME workshop:
Saturday,May 13,
2:00 - 4:30 PM

LOCATION: Gwen Fox Spark Space
Cost: $55 per person including all materials (leave with 2 paintings!)
LIMIT 12 Participants

PAYMENT can be made by cash, cheque or E-transfer by contacting Glenna at OR
Drop by the Gwen Fox Gallery at 125 Manitoba Ave, Selkirk, Mb.


Acrylic Mixed Media Abstract Landscapes with GEM

Glenna Evans Mulvihill is an experienced art educator who gently facilitates growth and skill development for your creative side.

Whether you are just beginning to explore your inner artist or wanting to dive into a new medium, this 3 day workshop could be what you are looking for! For Beginners or Intermediate


Time: Thursdays, 9:30 am- 12:00 noon JUNE 1, 8 and 15

Location: Gwen Fox Spark Space, 125 Manitoba Ave, Selkirk


$75 (not including materials) OR $95 (incl. materials provided)

LIMIT 12 Participants

To register, Please contact Glenna:

(204)453-0634 or EMAIL


Social Media for Artists with GEM

Welcome to the age of SOCIAL MEDIA~ Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Websites!


It can be very overwhelming for anyone to learn about this form of public sharing and communication. Join professional artist and educator Glenna evans Mulvihill as she walks you through this new world, and shares perspective as to how it can benefit you as an artist.


This will be the first 3 Day Workshop out of an ongoing series to promote the development of becoming comfortable with social media as artists, for personal and professional goals.


With GEM, you will learn:


~Which ones make sense for you

~Setting up Profiles

~Importance of Images

~Sharing personal vs professional information

~Issues / Concerns regarding Privacy

~Digital Portfolios


~Digital qualities

You can come and listen, share in discussion and receive information (take notes!).

If you own a personal mobile device (phone, tablet, laptop), bring it, with any relavent passwords ! (google, gmail, apple id, and any social media passwords if you have set up an existing profile already; FYI the passwords are for your access, NOT MINE ;)

The first workshops in this series will take place over 3 consecutive weeks. This allows participants to take and apply the information, time to experiment with it, and return the following week to address concerns, troubleshoot, and move to the next step without being too overwhelmed. Bring a friend!


Thursdays, JUNE 1, 8 & 15

1:30-3:30 pm

Location: Gwen Fox Spark Space; Limit: 15 Participants

COST: $75 (includes handouts)


July 10-13 1-4pm. Ages 9-13.  All supplies included.  Cost $150.00.  Earth, Wind and Nature.    Wind chimes & mobiles 

Pre-register by July 1st at the Gwen Fox Gallery. Tuesday to Saturday 11-4. Minimum to run 8  maximum 12


July 25-28. 1-3 pm. Ages 6-12. All supplies included,  cost $125.00.  Paper, Paint and Nature.  Crafts

Pre-register by July 15th at the Gwen Fox Gallery Tuesday to Saturday 11-4. Minimum to run 8 maximum 10


Payment due with registration.  Contact for more information


New workshop by Rene Bruneau in the Spark Space.


Beginner felting workshop: Getting the Feel for Felt

Date/time: Saturday,  July 15th,  12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Length: 2 ½ hr

Fee: $80.00 (materials included)

Min Students 4, Max Students 8

Home baked pastries and coffee/tea




August 22-25. 1-4 pm. Ages 10-14. All supplies included,  cost $150.00.  Batik Hanging.  Using wax and dye to color a drawing on fabric

Pre-registar by August 12 at the Gwen Fox Gallery. Tuesday to Saturday 11-4. Minimum to run 8 maximum 12


Payment due with registration.  Contact for more information