Exhibition Dates and Location

The 2023 Portrait Competition Winners Exhibition is on display from May 24th - July 8th, 2024 on the second floor at the Township of Langley Civic Center located at 20338 65th Ave, Langley BC. This exhibition features the Winner of the 2023 Portrait Competition, Shannon Thiesen, and the two honourable mention recipients Alex Greghi and Carla Maskall. The Civic Facilities hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.


About the Exhibition

This exhibition showcases of the top three artists from the 2023 B.C. Wide Live Portrait Competition hosted by the LAC on Sunday February 5th 2023. On February 5th 2023, 9 B.C. artists competed in a live portrait painting competition. Each artist was randomly assigned a sitter and had 4 hours to complete their portrait. After 2.5 hours of painting, the competition was open to public spectators. Based on the portraits, the judges determined the top three artists. They announced Shannon Thiesen as the Portrait Competition Winner and Alex Greghi and Carla Maskall as honourable mentions. 


To learn more about or apply to be a participant in this year's BC Wide Portrait Competition, CLICK HERE

Salvador Dali by Shannon Thiesen
Oil
20" x 16"
BUY
$500.00
Andy Warhol by Shannon Thiesen
Oil
20" x 40"
BUY
$750.00
Pablo Picasso by Shannon Thiesen
Oil
20" x 20"
BUY
$600.00
Frida Kahlo by Shannon Thiesen
Oil
20" x 40"
BUY
$750.00
Jean-Michel Basquiat by Shannon Thiesen
Oil
24" x 18"
BUY
$650.00
Saturation by Alex Greghi
Oils on Board
14.5" x 29"
BUY
$1,200.00
Old Master's Study by Alex Greghi
Charcoal, White and Sanguine Conte Pencils on Paper
BUY
$500.00
Black Man Portrait by Alex Greghi
Oil on Board
17" x 10"
BUY
$750.00
Student by Alex Greghi
Charcoal on Paper
BUY
$450.00
Portrait of an Indian Man by Alex Greghi
Soft Pastels on Paper
13" x 9"
BUY
$850.00
Searching for Starfish by Carla Maskall
Acrylic on Canvas
20" x 24"
BUY
$1,100.00
Sunshine and a Little Pink by Carla Maskall
Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 10"
BUY
$425.00
One of Grandma’s Apples by Carla Maskall
Acrylic on Canvas
14" x 18"
BUY
$680.00
Daisy Crown by Carla Maskall
Acrylic on Canvas
11" x 14"
BUY
$475.00
Summertime fun with Cousins by Carla Maskall
Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 10"
BUY
$395.00