Artist, Illustrator &  All-Around Creative Banana


Welcome to the website of Amber Solberg:
Canadian-based illustrator and art instructor with a sense o' humour and a way with watercolours. 

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Jan 19, 1-3pm
Argyle Fine Art Gallery (Halifax, NS)

In celebration of Pre-Shrunk 2019, join me at Argyle Fine Art Gallery as we make mini monoprints! All materials are provided, come in from the cold to enjoy the art and get a little messy!

Feb 11th, 2-5pm
Glitter Bean Cafe (Halifax, NS)

Join me in we make a sweet treat for ourselves or others, by painting up some donuts! Every donut costs $5, and all proceeds to the NS Youth Project. Open to all ages, all materials provided. 

May 1st-31st

For the month of May, $10 from every Custom Pet Portrait order placed goes to the Hope for Wildlife Foundation in Seaforth, Nova Scotia. To date, $130 was raised. 

July 21st, 12-3pm

Come join in the fun at Trainyard General Store, where (with all materials provided), there will be an on-site art engagement party! For $5 a surface, folks of all ages are welcome to paint their own special donut to celebrate art, pride, and community! All money will go to the NS Youth Project. You can also take a selfie in front of our Donut Wall!

July 27th, 10am-5pm

Come by our free Community Paint Event, hosted by myself and Altruistic Current!  As part of the Gritty to Pretty grant from the Downtown Halifax Business Commission, we are inviting the community to come help us fill in the background to a collaborative mural, on which 4 fantastic local artists will put the icing on the cake! All materials are provided, all ages are welcome!

Oct 19, 6pm-12am
Argyle Fine Art Gallery (Halifax, NS)

As part of an ongoing effort to do good, Music Birds prints are on sale at Argyle Fine Art, where every print sold equates to a tree being planted by Tree Canada. 

Oct 19, 6pm-12am
Eastern wall of the alley at Blowers + Argyle St, 5222 Blowers St (Halifax, NS)

As part of the city-wide art festival in the HRM, our collaborative mural was featured as stop 228 in the 2019 Nocturne Art at Night. 

Nov  29, 7pm-10pm
The Dart Gallery (Dartmouth, NS)

OFF THE WALL - the perfect holiday show! For this show, artists will present a broad variety of fun, functional, and well priced artwork. If you're looking for one of a kind holiday gifts, we've got you covered! Featured from me are 9 of my Cursive Pins

Dec 14, 1-3pm
Argyle Fine Art (Halifax, NS)

That's a wrap! Or mores so, that's YOUR wrap!

Stop by Argyle Fine Art on Dec 14th for a fun, family-friendly art activity! Led by art instructor Amber Solberg, folks of all ages are welcome to make their own holiday wrapping paper!
With pre-made blocks, Amber will show you how to make repeating patterns with linocuts and block ink. Peruse around Argyle while you wait for it to dry, or keep printing more! Made on brown kraft paper, all the paper is recyclable.

While the event is free, we welcome folks to bring a donation to Navigator Street Outreach to help support all those in our community (new or clean & gently used coats, mittens, blankets, socks, winter gear).