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Colourful mural looks good in its new spot. (Photo by Peter Collum)

New Chemainus mural depicts a love story in the making

Artist Friesen and crew complete installation on Violet Wild building

 

Skye Skagfeld paints big in bright and bold colours. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Island artist showcases the Essence of the Esses

Skagfeld takes something from all of her life experiences

 

Francine Street’s winning piece. (Submitted)

Parksville artist takes home Sooke Fine Arts People’s Choice Award

Francine Street’s winning piece is titled ‘Ken’

 

Members of the public can vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award up until August 3 at 5 p.m. for a grand prize of $500. (Black Press Media file photo)
Members of the public can vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award up until August 3 at 5 p.m. for a grand prize of $500. (Black Press Media file photo)
BOXCARSIX, a feminist artist collective made up of eight from the ages of 30 to 60, will open their latest exhibit Postcards from the Pandemic on Thursday at The Fifty Fifty Art Collective. (Provided by Clare Thomas)

New Victoria art show displays 600 collaboratively made postcards from the pandemic

An artist would start a card and then mail it to another who would add to or complete the design

BOXCARSIX, a feminist artist collective made up of eight from the ages of 30 to 60, will open their latest exhibit Postcards from the Pandemic on Thursday at The Fifty Fifty Art Collective. (Provided by Clare Thomas)
The National Arts Drive takes place on Saturday, June 6 in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

National drive-by art show rolls in Victoria on Saturday

Map shows drivers where local artists have set up displays in windows, balconies, driveways

The National Arts Drive takes place on Saturday, June 6 in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
Mary and Steve Barker say the rock display outside their James Bay home brings smiles to many who pass by. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

French fries to juicy tomatoes, rock art brings joy to walkers in Victoria

James Bay yard filled with painted rocks delights all ages

Mary and Steve Barker say the rock display outside their James Bay home brings smiles to many who pass by. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Visitors of the Sooke Fine Art Show check out an art piece. This year’s event is moving online due to social distancing measures set in place by provincial health authorities. (Jack Most - Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke Fine Art Show moves online due to COVID-19 pandemic

34th annual event hosted online in order to adhere to social distancing practices

  • Apr 27, 2020
Visitors of the Sooke Fine Art Show check out an art piece. This year’s event is moving online due to social distancing measures set in place by provincial health authorities. (Jack Most - Sooke News Mirror)
K’omoks First Nation artist Andy Everson stands at the steps of the Comox Valley Art Gallery plaza, in front of his new public artwork, titled “Crossroads.” Photo supplied

Comox Valley Art Gallery unveils new public artwork creation by Andy Everson

Event, and images of Crossroads on the Comox Valley Art Gallery Facebook page

  • Apr 14, 2020
K’omoks First Nation artist Andy Everson stands at the steps of the Comox Valley Art Gallery plaza, in front of his new public artwork, titled “Crossroads.” Photo supplied
Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce

Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce

Painter teaches the art of the portrait and exhibits students’ work

  • Mar 6, 2019
Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce
The World of Artist Julia Trops

The World of Artist Julia Trops

Art and Activism mix in life of Colwood painter and sculptor

  • Feb 4, 2019
The World of Artist Julia Trops
Artist Jolene Mackie Paints Dreamscapes

Artist Jolene Mackie Paints Dreamscapes

Emily Carr University graduate brings art community together

  • Jan 25, 2019
Artist Jolene Mackie Paints Dreamscapes
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography
Artist Elka Nowika in her home with one of paintings (at left) on the wall behind her. (Don Denton/Boulevard)

The Art of Elka Nowicka

Victoria artist uses layers of colour and glaze to create her paintings

  • Aug 23, 2018
Artist Elka Nowika in her home with one of paintings (at left) on the wall behind her. (Don Denton/Boulevard)