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Angela Farquharson of Kindred (studio) – with her submission Unfurling. Photo submitted

Comox Valley Airport announces new Renewal exhibit

‘The renewal theme really resonates with us, as our industry emerges from these challenging times’

  • Nov 9, 2021

 

Indigenous artist Carey Newman The original Witness Blanket art piece is undergoing conservation at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. A replica is on tour and will show at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre from Nov. 16 to Dec. 12. (Photo courtesy of Aaron Cohen, CMHR)

Witness Blanket exhibit touches down in Saanich this month

Replica of Indigenous artist Carey Newman’s impactful piece opens at Cedar Hill gallery Nov. 16

 

Indigenous community members are invited to participate in beading daisies in remembrance of children lost to residential schools. (Photo courtesy of Brenda Weatherston)

Beaded daisies and art mural in Saanich will pay tribute to lost lives of Indigenous children

Beading reserved to Indigenous communities while all are welcome to participate in art mural

 

Giant puppet act Kit Kat featuring Shelley Fox, left, and Bill Fosdick from the 2020 Out There Art Festival. The Alter Arts Society’s 2021 Out There Art Festival will feature over 100 displays and a wide range of interactive performance arts. (Courtesy of the Alter Arts Society)

Interactive art takes centre stage at Quadra Village festival in Victoria

More than 100 displays will be included in the Out There Art Festival Aug. 28 to Sep. 6

Giant puppet act Kit Kat featuring Shelley Fox, left, and Bill Fosdick from the 2020 Out There Art Festival. The Alter Arts Society’s 2021 Out There Art Festival will feature over 100 displays and a wide range of interactive performance arts. (Courtesy of the Alter Arts Society)
Artist Linda Simrose stands outside the Sooke Arts Council Gallery with her painting of a maple tree. Her en plein air artwork, and that of other artists, will be available for viewing and auction at the art gallery from Aug. 25 to Sept. 5. (Kiernan Green - Sooke News Mirror)

Artists draw inspiration at special show

The show will be a first-ever partnership of Arts Council and Sooke Fine Arts, splitting funds 50/50

Artist Linda Simrose stands outside the Sooke Arts Council Gallery with her painting of a maple tree. Her en plein air artwork, and that of other artists, will be available for viewing and auction at the art gallery from Aug. 25 to Sept. 5. (Kiernan Green - Sooke News Mirror)
Airbrush artist Paul Archer stands before his newest mural in Victoria on Burnside Road, a project that took him only seven days. Archer estimates himself to have completed roughly 15,000 works of art, most of which are murals of various sizes. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Best of the City: Victoria airbrush artist spreads good vibes worldwide with his murals

Paul Archer has dedicated himself to realism and portraiture since age three

Airbrush artist Paul Archer stands before his newest mural in Victoria on Burnside Road, a project that took him only seven days. Archer estimates himself to have completed roughly 15,000 works of art, most of which are murals of various sizes. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Winners of the Sooke Fine Arts Show awards were announced at a live online award winners show on July 24. (File- Sooke News Mirror)
Winners of the Sooke Fine Arts Show awards were announced at a live online award winners show on July 24. (File- Sooke News Mirror)
An acrylic and collage piece entitled Lucy, years later, by illustrator Marcia Semenoff. The Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds and Other Favourite Songs exhibit runs July 6 to 25 at the Tillicum Centre. (Courtesy of Marcia Semenoff)

Artists showcasing work in Tillicum Centre storefront in Saanich

Island Illustrators Society members’ art for July 6 to 25 show inspired by music

An acrylic and collage piece entitled Lucy, years later, by illustrator Marcia Semenoff. The Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds and Other Favourite Songs exhibit runs July 6 to 25 at the Tillicum Centre. (Courtesy of Marcia Semenoff)
Artist Flo-Elle Watson displaying her painted white porcelain and flower hat at Sunday’s art show and sale on St. Ann St. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Artists showcase work on boulevards along Oak Bay street

St. Ann Street Boulevard Art Show and Sale features local designs in COVID-friendly outdoor space

Artist Flo-Elle Watson displaying her painted white porcelain and flower hat at Sunday’s art show and sale on St. Ann St. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Archer hopes planting sunflowers around the mural will give the art a sense of community and allow viewers to engage with it. (Evert Lindquist photo)

Sunflower girl mural sprouts up along Saanich’s Burnside Road

Artist Paul Archer completed the mural in seven days for Gorge Tillicum Community Association

Archer hopes planting sunflowers around the mural will give the art a sense of community and allow viewers to engage with it. (Evert Lindquist photo)
The Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show has 113 entries for 2021. (Screenshot)
The Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show has 113 entries for 2021. (Screenshot)
Dinner After a Death, a painting by Sooke artist Bryan Cathcart is part of a collection featuring his work at the Outsiders and Others Gallery in Vancouver. (Contributed - Bryan Cathcart)
Dinner After a Death, a painting by Sooke artist Bryan Cathcart is part of a collection featuring his work at the Outsiders and Others Gallery in Vancouver. (Contributed - Bryan Cathcart)
Jules Sherred, photographer and owner of Polaris Creative, is putting together an exhibit that combines two of his greatest passions: food and advocacy for those with disabilities. (Polaris Creative photo)

Kickstarter launches for fully accessible exhibit focused on food

Raising awareness has been Sherred’s life’s work.

  • Apr 3, 2021
Jules Sherred, photographer and owner of Polaris Creative, is putting together an exhibit that combines two of his greatest passions: food and advocacy for those with disabilities. (Polaris Creative photo)
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

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

Skye Skagfeld paints big in bright and bold colours. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Francine Street’s winning piece. (Submitted)
Francine Street’s winning piece. (Submitted)
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)