Grand Prix of Art Steveston 2023

Date: July 22-23, 2023

Location: Steveston, BC.

Costs: Adult: $36.75


Artists of all ages and experience levels are randomly assigned a painting location along Steveston’s Historic Waterfront for their 10am starting time. The public is encouraged to visit the 35 amazing locations on the painting circuit and cheer on their favourite artist from in 3 categories: Masters, Adult Open and Youth.

Artists will be assigned one of 35 painting locations from London Farm to Garry Point Park and begin painting at 10am until 1pm when they must return to the shipyards, and prepare their paintings for display and adjudication. Artists, volunteers, and our event partners will enjoy a food truck lunch, live music, an interactive artisan market while the paintings are being judged.

Works of art will be on display and for sale in the Seine Net Loft Building at Britannia Heritage Shipyards National Heritage Shipyards. 5180 Westwater Dr. The Exhibition is sponsored by the Pente Building group with works available for viewing at 3pm following the Award Ceremony on Race Day and on Sunday July 23 from 10am to 4pm.



Registration is open at:



Plein Air One on One Instruction w Michael King

Want to try your hand at Plein Air Painting but don’t know where to start or need guidance when it comes to painting outside?

Date: Booking between March 2 – Dec 18, 2022

Location: From West Vancouver to the Fraser Valley

Cost: From $150.00

Supply List: Your own painting gear for painting outside or Michael can supply one Plein Air, oil painting setup if needed.



More Information:

Schedule one on one or a small group (up to four artists) of private Plein Air instruction. Just choose the date and time that suits your schedule. Registration link below.

Each session is 3 hours long and you will paint at one of Michael’s favourite spots or he can find a location close to you*.

Sessions cover how to choose what to paint, composition, what to look out for, what the best approach is, etc. Alternatively, each session can be customized towards your specific requirements and questions.

*From West Vancouver to the Fraser Valley only.



It is easy to register with no credit card required when submitting your appointment. Payment can be over the internet (visa/mastercard), in person (visa/mastercard), or cash.

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Michael’s Plein Air Pieces:


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Steveston Grand Prix of Art :: 2014

Date: September 2oth

Time: Full Day

Location: Steveston

Cost: $25/adult :: $20/youth


Phoenix Art Workshop is pleased to present the 5th annual Steveston Grand Prix of Art,  September 20th, 2014.  Last year’s Grand Prix celebrated Eighty-five artists painting in 30 stunning locations in Steveston.

Dozens of volunteers and local businesses contributed to the success of our event.

The art race of the year kicks off Saturday, September 20th with the results being displayed at Britannia Heritage Shipyard’s  Sunday, September 21 through September 28 from noon till 5pm.”*


Please register via their Registration Page

* Description text and image from Steveston Grand Prix of Art web site