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Nathan Pham and Kiara White display their projects for an exhibit called ‘Unwrapped’ that begins Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the View Gallery. (Nancy Pagé photo)

VIU graphic design exhibit to display environmentally conscious product packaging

Exhibit on display at Vancouver Island University from Nov. 22-Dec. 1

 

A still image from the animation in Cindy Mochizuki’s ‘Tides and Moons: Herring Capital’ exhibit, opening at the Nanaimo Art Gallery on Oct. 22. (Submitted image)

Exhibit uses art and storytelling to explore Nanaimo’s history as a ‘herring capital’

Cindy Mochizuki’s ‘Tides and Moons’ featured at Nanaimo Art Gallery starting Oct. 22

 

Dianna Bonder, as seen in her studio, will take part in the 2022 Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour for the 16th time. (Photo by Roger Farr)

Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour to feature more than 60 artists

Tour from north to south ends of the island takes place Oct. 8-10

 

Sarah Leckie will show ‘Naptime Vocation,’ an exploration into her new identity as a mom at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts, opening Sept. 30. (Submitted image)

Ceramic artist explores motherhood and identity in new exhibit

Sarah Leckie will show at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts starting Sept. 30

Sarah Leckie will show ‘Naptime Vocation,’ an exploration into her new identity as a mom at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts, opening Sept. 30. (Submitted image)
Mixed media artist Nancy Dolan shows her work at the 17th annual Bowker Creek Brush-Up Art Show and Sale in Oak Bay on Aug. 14. (Photo by Joanie McCorry)

Oak Bay artist brush-up enjoys 17th year without rain

Thousands attend for event’s best year yet, artist society president says

Mixed media artist Nancy Dolan shows her work at the 17th annual Bowker Creek Brush-Up Art Show and Sale in Oak Bay on Aug. 14. (Photo by Joanie McCorry)
IceBear likes to integrate himself into his work, like with this dream catcher. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Art exhibit largest assembled collection of IceBear’s work

Acclaimed artist recreates visions in paintings and sculptures

IceBear likes to integrate himself into his work, like with this dream catcher. (Photo by Don Bodger)
“Freighter at a Wharf, Crofton B.C.” (1980), a 24-by-36-inch oil on canvas by E.J. Hughes, at Madrona Gallery.

At the Galleries: Enjoy Canada’s wilderness through the eyes of painters, carvers, jewellers

Victoria galleries host a refreshing display of wilderness works this summer with…

  • Aug 1, 2022
“Freighter at a Wharf, Crofton B.C.” (1980), a 24-by-36-inch oil on canvas by E.J. Hughes, at Madrona Gallery.
An exhibit on the negative effects on COVID-19 on seniors in long-term care opens at Nanaimo’s Harbourfront Library on July 28. (Submitted photo)

Exhibit drawing attention to COVID’s impacts on seniors in care coming to Nanaimo library

COVID in the House of Old opens at VIRL’s Harbourfront branch July 28

An exhibit on the negative effects on COVID-19 on seniors in long-term care opens at Nanaimo’s Harbourfront Library on July 28. (Submitted photo)
‘Thrall of the 21st Century’ by Happy Amarkah. (Image submitted)

Harbour City Photography Club announces Photo Salon winners

Exhibit with 100 images was held at VIU’s View Gallery

‘Thrall of the 21st Century’ by Happy Amarkah. (Image submitted)
The Sooke Fine Arts Show runs from July 22 to Aug. 1 at SEAPARC Leisure Complex, with a special Purchasers’ Preview Night event on July 21. (Contributed - SFAS)
The Sooke Fine Arts Show runs from July 22 to Aug. 1 at SEAPARC Leisure Complex, with a special Purchasers’ Preview Night event on July 21. (Contributed - SFAS)
The Sooke Fine Arts Show returns to live attendance July 22 to Aug. 1 at SEAPARC Leisure Complex. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

Sponsors continue partnership with Sooke Fine Arts Society

Whether you pause before moving to the next piece or prefer to…

The Sooke Fine Arts Show returns to live attendance July 22 to Aug. 1 at SEAPARC Leisure Complex. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
Nanaimo artist Denise Tierney is holding an exhibit at the Chapel Gallery in Victoria from May 6-May 15. (Photos submitted)

Nanaimo artist exhibiting works of ‘memory, history, ritual and tradition’ in Victoria

Denise Tierney’s ‘Recollection’ will show at the Chapel Gallery until May 15

Nanaimo artist Denise Tierney is holding an exhibit at the Chapel Gallery in Victoria from May 6-May 15. (Photos submitted)
The Sooke Fine Arts Show returns to SEAPARC Leisure Centre in July. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

Jury selected for Sooke Fine Arts Show

Deadline to submit work is May 24

The Sooke Fine Arts Show returns to SEAPARC Leisure Centre in July. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
Volunteers in the 2019 Sooke Fine Arts Show gift shop: Bobbie Momsen, left, Rae Williamson, Elaine Thrale, Eileen Badiuk and Bev Lewis. (Contributed - Angela Bailey)

Sooke Fine Arts Show seeks cast of volunteers

Summer art exhibition runs from July 22-Aug. 4

Volunteers in the 2019 Sooke Fine Arts Show gift shop: Bobbie Momsen, left, Rae Williamson, Elaine Thrale, Eileen Badiuk and Bev Lewis. (Contributed - Angela Bailey)
From left: ‘Beaver in the River Lilies’, acrylic on denim by Mathew Andretta.; ‘Eagle’, red cedar by Jesse Recalma; ‘Moon Gifts a Blanket’, acrylic on canvas by Andretta; and ‘Copper Shield’, acrylic on denim by Andretta. (Mandy Moraes photo)
From left: ‘Beaver in the River Lilies’, acrylic on denim by Mathew Andretta.; ‘Eagle’, red cedar by Jesse Recalma; ‘Moon Gifts a Blanket’, acrylic on canvas by Andretta; and ‘Copper Shield’, acrylic on denim by Andretta. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Sooke Fine Art Show in 2020. The last in-person show in 2019 attracted more than 9,000 people, while online shows in the last two years saw more than 10,000 tune-in. (Courtesy Sooke Fine Art Show)

Call for submissions opens for return of Sooke Fine Art Show

Applications will be judged for a place in July art show

The Sooke Fine Art Show in 2020. The last in-person show in 2019 attracted more than 9,000 people, while online shows in the last two years saw more than 10,000 tune-in. (Courtesy Sooke Fine Art Show)
Artist talks and demonstrations will be part of the Sooke Fine Arts Show when it returns on July 21. (Serena Haley Photography)
Artist talks and demonstrations will be part of the Sooke Fine Arts Show when it returns on July 21. (Serena Haley Photography)
The opening reception of My Place in 2018. (Photo courtesy AV Museum).

Vancouver Island juried art show re-emerges as Emergence

Free workshops, talks planned for summer of 2022 in Port Alberni

The opening reception of My Place in 2018. (Photo courtesy AV Museum).
Moses Point watercolour on paper by Ken Faulks at West End Gallery.
Moses Point watercolour on paper by Ken Faulks at West End Gallery.
Gabriela Hirt, a local artist and member of Gage Gallery, checks out several submissions to their new exhibit of postcards offering personal solutions to the climate crisis. (Photos courtesy of Gabriela Hirt)

Victoria gallery exhibit offers over 300 solutions to the climate crisis

Personally created art postcards to be suspended from Gage Gallery ceiling until spring

Gabriela Hirt, a local artist and member of Gage Gallery, checks out several submissions to their new exhibit of postcards offering personal solutions to the climate crisis. (Photos courtesy of Gabriela Hirt)