THRIVE Talks VMF
Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

THRIVE Talks VMF

THRIVE will be hosting a talk as part of the Vancouver Mural Festival! 

Are you curious about the artists creating murals for Vancouver Mural Fest? Hear from some of the contemporary female artists who are involved in the festival about why they do what they do and the stories behind their work! 

THRIVE Talks is a speakers series that invites female—including those who are cis, trans, gender non-binary, gender-fluid and femme-identified—artists to share their journeys, their work and why they do what they do. Each THRIVE TaIk is held in an intimate setting that allows for a unique opportunity to get to know the speakers and attendees. 

Speakers:

Danielle Krysa
Sara Khan
Bunnie Reiss
Ciara Havishya
Atheana Picha
Zox 

We host these talks to give artists a space, not just to make art, but to speak about their work as well! Be inspired, share a laugh and enjoy a fun evening with other creative and curious souls. All genders and people are welcome to attend the event. 

Note: By registering for this event you have agreed to have your email address included in THRIVE's weekly newsletters mailing list (you can still unsubscribe if you don't find it useful, but we think you will!) and waive rights to any photos/videos taken at the event.

FAQs

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Get in touch at info@thriveartstudio.com

Is this venue wheelchair accessible?

The venue is located on the second floor and is not wheelchair accessible.

Is this event for women only?

All genders are welcome to attend the event.

Terms & Conditions

We want everyone who purchases a ticket to be serious about attending. We won't offer a refund but you are welcome to transfer your ticket to your friend. 

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THRIVE's 3rd Birthday
Jul
14
6:30 PM18:30

THRIVE's 3rd Birthday

THRIVE is three years old and we want to celebrate with you! Come join us for a night of chats, wine and cake! It is our birthday! You are welcome to bring friends and family (and even boys!). 

We are doing a dessert potluck so feel free to bring some fave treats on the night! We will bring the candles and light it all up (maybe even sing a song or two!) There will be a cash bar with wine and beer!

Can't wait to see you there!

RSVP Through the following link: picatic.com/event15302128191051

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Women of New West in the Arts Event
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Women of New West in the Arts Event

  • 100 Braid St Art Studios and Gallery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

THRIVE Co-founder Tara Galuska will be speaking on a panel at the Women of New West In the Arts Event hosted by the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce.

It's an Event put on for local female leaders in the arts community to share their experience, knowledge and advice. If you're in the area, consider stopping by for an evening of networking, wine painting, wine sipping & snacks!

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Unrestricted Arts + Culture Conference
Jun
13
to Jun 14

Unrestricted Arts + Culture Conference

Unrestricted is a two-day conference in Vancouver bringing together people and stories from the areas of the arts, culture and heritage and connecting them to the worlds of tech, health, and academia.

We're very excited for THRIVE Founder Jamie Smith, who will be speaking on a Panel about Women in the Arts. The panel discussion, inspired by the #TimesUp movement, will open a space to process our current and tumultuous political situation, and will address the gendered power imbalances in the art world.

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THRIVE Art School with Pennylane Shen
May
22
to Jun 26

THRIVE Art School with Pennylane Shen

THRIVE ART SCHOOL is a unique 6-week seminar designed specifically for emerging and mid-career artists interested in approaching the commercial and public art industry.

It is ideal for fine artists of any media pursuing careers or a future in the Canadian art market or those looking to expand their knowledge through an introductory course. Students will be given short assignments and asked to participate in regular group discussions.

Presenter Pennylane Shen has taught courses in Vancouver, New York and Toronto. This seminar is a condensed 6-week introductory session of her full course at Langara College, combining theory, industry experience and practical resources for the Canadian artist.

Course Dates:

Tuesday May 22 6:30-9 pm

Tuesday May 29 6:30-9 pm

Tuesday June 5 6:30-9 pm

Saturday June 9 (Fieldtrip) 1 - 4pm

Tuesday June 19 6:30-9 pm

Tuesday June 26 6:30-9 pm

Learn more and get tickets here!

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THRIVE Talks
Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

THRIVE Talks

  • The Profile (North Vancouver Location) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

THRIVE Talks is a speakers series that invites female—including those who are cis, trans, gender non-binary, gender-fluid and femme-identified—artists to share their journeys, their work and why they do what they do. Each THRIVE TaIk is held in an intimate setting that allows for a unique opportunity to get to know the speakers and attendees.

Join us on Thursday, March 22 from 7pm until 8:30pm to hear from seven practicing artists in our community. Be inspired, share a laugh and enjoy a fun evening with other creative and curious souls. This is the perfect talk for those in the arts or for anyone who is interested in learning what the heck it is that artists do and why!

After the talks we will mingle until 9pm!

Speakers: 

Joyelle Brandt

Lisa-Scarlett Cruji

Kelsie Grazier

Annette Nieukerk

Deanne Achong

Sarah Ronald

Sherri Rogers

General admission cost : $25

This event is wheelchair accessible.

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OUTBOX- Digital Development for the Working Artist
Feb
4
1:30 PM13:30

OUTBOX- Digital Development for the Working Artist

OUTBOX is a unique 2.5 hour seminar designed specifically fine artists interested in developing their online presence and promoting their work in a professional and efficient way.

The seminar is led by international artist consultant Pennylane Shen and community builder Jamie Smith. Owner of Dazed and Confucius Pennylane advises artists around the globe on professional development and the gallery industry. Jamie is an artist who founded THRIVE Art Studio which is a supportive community of female artists meeting monthly, gaining international recognition.

OUTBOX covers the following topics print material, Instagram for Artists, Websites and Artists Newsletters!

This will be a packed session full of useful discussion for growing your online presence in the art industry. 

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THRIVE Mastermind in Victoria!
Feb
3
7:00 PM19:00

THRIVE Mastermind in Victoria!

THRIVE Mastermind is coming to Victoria! We are so excited to bring together great people and connect.

Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska are coming to the island to host a THRIVE Mastermind meeting for this one night only event! We are so excited to bring together likeminded female artists to have a night to chat about the ups and downs of being professional artists. This night will just like a normal THRIVE Mastermind meeting and we will have THRIVE Guides for everyone just like in Vancouver.

It'll be a great opportunity to connect with other artists and also get a taste of what the THRIVE Mastermind program is all about!

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New Year New Space Party!
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

New Year New Space Party!

It’s a new year and THRIVE has also found a “new home” at The Profile and we want to celebrate with you!

This will a fun relaxed evening and everyone is welcome to attend whether they are a member of THRIVE, one of our supporters or just curious about what we do! It's also open to people of all gender identities.

Join us for a chance to meet The Profile and check out the new space! Let's play on the Foosball Table and enjoy some drinks, nibbles and good company.

We are so excited by THRIVE's new home and can't wait to see you there and celebrate!

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THRIVE Talks
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

THRIVE Talks

THRIVE Talks is a speakers series that invites female—including those who are cis, trans, gender non-binary, gender-fluid and femme-identified—artists to share their journeys, their work and why they do what they do. 

Hear from seven practicing artists in our community. Be inspired, share a laugh and enjoy a fun evening with other creative and curious souls. This is the perfect talk for those in the arts or for anyone who is interested in learning what the heck it is that artists do and why!

Speakers are to be confirmed.

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Spring Showcase #3: Impact Stories and Demos
Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Showcase #3: Impact Stories and Demos

Do you want to connect with big thinkers and do-gooders in the Vancouver startup ecosystem?

If yes, join Spring on Thursday, September 28th for Spring Showcase, during Startup Week Vancouver. The Spring Showcase is Vancouver's biggest impact entrepreneurship event, where you'll network with 150+ entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors together in one space.

Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska are excited to speak at this event!

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THRIVE Talks & Vancouver Mural Fest
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

THRIVE Talks & Vancouver Mural Fest

This THRIVE Talks is a celebration of female street artists and muralists! 

Are you curious about the artists creating murals for Vancouver Mural Fest? Hear from some of the contemporary female artists who are painting murals in this years festival about why they do what they do and the stories behind their work!

All genders and people are welcome to attend the event. 

Speakers:  Jane Cheng, Mega McGrath, Sharifah Marsden, Amanda Smart, Jill Staton, Oksana Gaidasheva and Sandeep Johal.

Price of tickets: $25

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THRIVE Art School - Social Media - Vancouver
Jun
22
to Jul 27

THRIVE Art School - Social Media - Vancouver

Announcing our next THRIVE Art School… the social media version!

We are so excited to offer a specialized course just for female artists working hard to balance their art making and business life. We find at THRIVE we spend so much time focused on social media, and we want to share with you everything we have practiced and learned over the last two years! 

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