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Washed Up Workshop: A Virtual Conversation with Pete Clarkson

September 2021 – June 2022
Flexible start times

A salvaged material artwork, showing a black oystercatcher bird with red beak and legs, standing by the ocean.
“Absolutely Oystercatcher,” 2012 by Pete Clarkson. Materials: sandal cutouts, boat fibreglass, painted wood, light stick, metal tubing, rubber gasket, crab float collar, propane canister base, plastic intake housing, rubber strap, glue nozzle, plastic.

Book your class for a virtual workshop with environmental artist Pete Clarkson.

In this interactive 75-minute program, Pete will share his passion for found-object sculpture, his concern for our ocean’s health, and his experience with materials from the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. Tuning in live from the Washed Up Workshop in Tofino, BC, Pete will show examples of his work and photos of past projects to illustrate his artistic process.

For more information or to book this program, please contact

  • Fee: $175/class + taxes
  • Grades: 7–12
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Flexible start times
  • Limit of one class (max. 30 students) per workshop