Community Art Wall

Community Art Wall

Richmond Public Library (RPL) is happy to announce the addition of a Community Art Wall at the Brighouse branch. The Art Wall is a collaborative display space for community members to share their culture, stories and experience through art, facilitating cross-cultural exchange and community connection.

Art will be featured on an eight-week rotation. Interested artists are welcome to submit their art for consideration.

Click here to submit your art for consideration. You may also download the Expression of Interest form and submit the completed form by email or in-person at any RPL branch.

Click here to download the Expression of Interest form and read the library’s Community Art Wall policies.

For more information about the Community Art Wall, please call Richmond Public Library at (604) 231-6422 or ask library staff next time you visit.

Art in the Community

How Art Works

Ongoing web listing of classes, exhibitions, residencies and events in Richmond.


Guide to arts and culture in BC, including Indigenous art, galleries, festivals and workshops.


Provincial arts service organization connecting artists with the tools needed to excel.

BC Alliance for Arts & Culture

Non-profit provincial organization advocating, informing, connecting and serving artists in BC.

Community Arts Council of Richmond

Registered charity supporting the arts, artists and artisans in Richmond.

Creative City Network of Canada

Network of municipalities, organizations and individuals whose work ignites communities and contributes to a vibrant, creative Canada.

Cultural Centre

Providing arts education opportunities in many different disciplines.

Lipont Gallery

Gallery devoted to supporting local talent and providing resources to for artists to exhibit work.

Phoenix Art Workshop

Independent visual arts centre in Steveston offering art courses and workshops for all levels.

Richmond Art Gallery

Non-profit art gallery producing exhibitions and programs that connect, empower and create conversation.

Richmond Artists Guild

A forum for artists to connect, learn and improve their skills.

Richmond Arts Coalition

Member-driven association supporting and celebrating arts and culture activities in Richmond.

Learn New Skills

Creating a Visual Hierarchy

This LinkedIn Learning course reviews how to use tone, color, and glazing to establish a visual hierarchy.

Drawing Foundations: Figure

Learn the foundations of figure drawing through this LinkedIn Learning course.

Drawing Foundations: Fundamentals

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Drawing Inspiration

This LinkedIn Learning course includes a 5-day drawing challenge.

From Art Making to Art Thinking

A LinkedIn Learning presentation from Professor Bryn Barnard on art education.

Painting Foundations: Light and Landscape

Learn key techniques for tackling light and color harmony through this LinkedIn Learning course.

At the Library

The Complete Artist's Handbook

Martin, Gabriel

Drawing Course 101

Capitolo, Robert

The Art of Creative Watercolor

Donaldson, Danielle

Art School How to Paint & Draw

Harrison, Hazel

Expressive Drawing

Aimone, Steven

Beginning Pen & Ink

Lee, Desarae

Douglas Coupland

Coupland, Douglas

Emily Carr

Carr, Emily

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2

Susan Point

Point, Susan A.

A Pocket Guide to the Unheralded Artists of BC Series