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Oct 15 & 16
Sat & Sun

(noon to 5 pm)

Gallery Gachet
88 E. Cordova St.
Vancouver BC

Six artists (emerging, up-and-coming, and established) have cleared out their studios to bring you some of their earlier works of art that are no longer being exhibited. This is your opportunity to obtain their work at much older prices.

How to Get There
Gallery Gachet is located in Gastown at 88 E. Cordova St. @ Columbia.  Buses will get you easily close if not right outside the front door.  Street metered parking is everywhere ($2/2hr) and there is a parkade within spitting distance. 

More Information?

Don't hesitate to call

Valerie at 604 817-9130
Mary at 604 985-3295

Thanks to

The Retro Show
@ Retro Prices

Last year was not only successful, but such darn fun!  So, we are doing it again -- six artists and tonnes of great art at good retro prices.  How can you beat that?  This event is meant to bring out of storage older pieces that are no longer a part of current exhibitions.  This is your chance to purchase an earlier piece of some emerging, up-and-coming, and established artists. 

Ok, so if that isn't enough to get you down to Gastown on the 15th and 16th of October, in addition the artists will offer a gift basket (on display at The Retro Show at Retro Prices) full of art and art objects to be given to one lucky visitor.  For your chance to win, all you have to do is come down on the 15th or 16th and drop your name in the hat.  We will draw the lucky winner on Oct 16th at 5 pm.  So don't miss out on great art, unbeatable prices, and the chance to win our basket of goodies FREE! 



Valerie Arntzen

Mexico/New Mexico

Valerie Arntzen has been an artist in Vancouver for over 20 years. She works in a few mediums.  Assemblage is an artistic process in which a three-dimensional artistic composition is made from putting together found objects and is her passion.  Photography, mixed media and collage are also mediums she works in.  A few pieces from all these mediums will be for sale. 


Mary Blaze

 Urban Values

Mary Blaze is a North Vancouver artist, having received her B.F.A. in 2000 from the Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, B.C.  In 1995 she was a recipient of the West Vancouver Visual Arts Society Scholarship and in 1990 she received her Art Institute Printmaking certificate from Capilano College, North Vancouver, B.C.  Blaze's works are exhibited locally and internationally and reside in corporate and private collections.

Phone: 604 985 3298

Pat MacBain


Pat MacBain has been painting for years in oils and stain acrylics. The urge to create is often impelled by her love of nature, whether painting en plein air or from location sketches. Still lifes appeal to her too - in fact, anything with colour and contour. Occasionally, whimsy appears. Biggish and smallish will be offered.

phone: (604) 266-4225

Sharon Burns

Women's Memorial

With a Brownie Hawkeye camera, Sharon took her first ‘portrait’ of a magazine picture of James Dean, then showed the photo to the girls at school, claiming he was her boyfriend. She has spent a lot of time exploring through a camera lens since then, travelling and looking for home. She now lives in a community that is home in many ways, yet she is surrounded by homelessness and the unsettling feeling that her search isn’t over.These photographs reveal a snapshot of her journey.


Bernadine Fox BFA


Bernadine hails from a place on this planet that is so flat you can see company coming from over ten miles away.  A graduate of Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design (now ECU), she paints, draws, teaches, curates, writes, and organizes art events and has creatively done so for a very long time. She focuses on the human condition and how the complexities of self-expression (most especially nonverbal forms of communication) reveal our experiences of being human in a social, cultural, and personal context along with our sense of identity.

online portfolio & website: 
twitter: @bernadinefox
facebook: Bernadine Fox

Florence Debeugny

Through a building

Florence Debeugny, self-taught photographer, born and raised in France, started her "Canadian experience" 31 years ago in Québec to finally move to Vancouver in 1982. Her photographs taken in BC industrial districts are from the Deterioration and the Through series. In other works, she integrated her photography with sound, video and interviews.



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