New West Artists is an inclusive, non-profit society in the Lower Mainland that endeavours to inspire, encourage, and celebrate visual artists through connection, education and promotion.
We help create a welcoming, inclusive, accepting and creative community by establishing enduring relationships with marginalized voices, artists on the LGBTQ spectrum, non-binary artists, artists of colour, indigenous artists, and disabled artists.
to anticipate, create and extend opportunities to promote visual art and artist members;
to encourage members to develop their artwork and business professionally;
to increase awareness and appreciation of visual art by connecting visual artists with the community;
act as a resource for the artist community.
New West Artists welcomes visual artists of all levels, from hobby artists to full-time professional veterans, from anywhere.
We have exhibited at The Gallery at Queen’s Park, the Anvil Centre, The Network Hub, Century House, River Market (the Quay), 100 Braid Street Studios, the Shadbolt Centre, and various other venues around the Lower Mainland. Many artists open their studios to visitors.