Monday Brunch at Pearl Ellis

These artists gather to paint in a non-competitive, bright and friendly environment where they able to experiment and hone their skills

The Pearl Ellis Gallery presents the Monday Bunch annual art show Painting For Pleasure, beginning April 23 and running to May 12.

All are invited to meet the artists at their meet and greet April 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

The Monday Bunch is a very friendly and enthusiastic group of artists that get together every Monday morning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from September to May in the Lion’s Den in Comox (below the Pearl Ellis Gallery).

These artists gather to paint in a non-competitive, bright and friendly environment where they able to experiment and hone their skills in a variety of styles and mediums including oils, acrylics, and watercolours. They support each other’s efforts and produce a wide array of refreshing and creative works of art.

Each piece reflects the unique personality of the artist and provides inspiration for the entire group. Subject matter varies widely from landscapes, seascapes, florals, and portraits to whimsy, wildlife, modern, inspirational and architectural pieces.

The Monday Bunch has been in existence for over 30 years.  Membership continues to thrive, including some who have been active since inception and newcomers who discover that their passion for art doesn’t need to be confined to the privacy of home.  Growth, inspiration, and a new sense of curiosity all flourish in the warm and welcoming environment provided by the Monday Bunch.

The Pearl Ellis is at 1729 Comox Ave. in downtown Comox.It is wheelchair accessible and admission is free.

For more information and a virtual tour of the show, visit  www.pearlellisgallery.com or check out the gallery’s Facebook page. The gallery is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

— Pearl Ellis Gallery

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