About the North Shore Art Crawl

The North Shore Art Crawl is a free community event that celebrates the creative energy of local artists. The event features artists in approachable venues all throughout the North Shore, inviting community to engage with and learn about their practices. The North Shore Art Crawl energizes and inspires community through uplifting the arts.

Sharon Quirke

Medium: Acrylic, Clay, Jewellery


1460 Queens Avenue
West Vancouver


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Note for Visitors

Find unique pottery, sparkling jewellery and dynamic paintings under the big cedar tree at "The TAJ" Colletive. Elaine Lau, Kirsty Babcock and Sharon Quirke welcome everyone for tea and cookies - including pets and children. We look forward to meeting you and celebrating the arts!

About the Artist

“The rush of beauty That infuses each Captured moment Sustains & directs us.” In bold and dramatic style, sharon quirke’s latest work captures the spirit of changing seasons and climates in her vast canadian home. Landscapes, seascapes and skyscapes are swept with fresh air, and present images, colours and emotions layered on canvases that move with the fluidity and unexpected sensations of light. The work is recognized as unique and vibrant. It is represented in galleries and private and corporate collections throughout canada and the usa. In vancouver, installations include the fairmont waterfront, 1000 beach and peoples group. Quirke was born in vancouver. She grew up on the canadian north coast in prince rupert and on the american east coast in new york city. She has studied and taught in schools and universities across canada. She lives in west vancouver where she paints and teaches, and continues to be involved in community and national art projects.
North Shore Art Crawl 2023