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Code Switching collective art students Frances Christmas, left, and Teagan MacLean discuss possible changes to Christmas’ acrylic painting. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Art Gallery’s youth art collective shows ‘Story Sense’

Code Switching youth collective concluded its session with exhibit last week

 

Patricia Mansell, left, Karin Schieber and Jackie Crabb present ‘Slate, Wood and Metal’ at the Art 10 Gallery in Nanaimo North Town Centre until June 30. (submitted photo)

Painter, wood carver and jeweller share spotlight at Nanaimo’s Art 10 Gallery

Patricia Mansell, Karin Schieber and Jackie Crabb featured until June 30

 

Sooke ceramicist Sarah Graeme exhibits her latest collection of ceramic forms with cultivated plant fibres in ‘Together, Becoming’ at the Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Gallery until June 18. (Submitted photos)

Artist’s pieces combine ceramics and organics

Sarah Graeme to exhibit collection at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Gallery

Sooke ceramicist Sarah Graeme exhibits her latest collection of ceramic forms with cultivated plant fibres in ‘Together, Becoming’ at the Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Gallery until June 18. (Submitted photos)
Fabric artist Lynda Morrison, as seen surrounded by her creative images, will showcase her work in the ‘14 Artists by the River’ art exhibit to be held on June 12 in Cedar. (Submitted photo)

‘14 Artists by the River’ to showcase variety of work in Cedar

Art show on June 12 to include food truck and musical performance

Fabric artist Lynda Morrison, as seen surrounded by her creative images, will showcase her work in the ‘14 Artists by the River’ art exhibit to be held on June 12 in Cedar. (Submitted photo)
Devin Watson was awarded Best in Show for his wooden plaque titled ‘Interdiluvian’ at the Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show held in Duncan. The arts show can be viewed in-person at the Cowichan Community Centre until May 29. (Photo submitted by Susan Down)

Nanaimo artist wins best-in-show award at Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show

Devin Watson’s piece looks at ways water connects living things

Devin Watson was awarded Best in Show for his wooden plaque titled ‘Interdiluvian’ at the Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show held in Duncan. The arts show can be viewed in-person at the Cowichan Community Centre until May 29. (Photo submitted by Susan Down)
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)
Keiko Bottomley’s artwork can be viewed until May 31 at the Art 10 Gallery in the Nanaimo North Town Centre. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo gallery featuring the art of the apple

Keiko Bottomley’s exhibit ‘Songs of Apples’ at Art 10 Gallery until May 31

Keiko Bottomley’s artwork can be viewed until May 31 at the Art 10 Gallery in the Nanaimo North Town Centre. (Photo submitted)
‘Old Growth Forest’ by Dyane Brown, one of the five artists showing at the the Garden Studio in Nanaimo on May 7-8. (Photo submitted)
‘Old Growth Forest’ by Dyane Brown, one of the five artists showing at the the Garden Studio in Nanaimo on May 7-8. (Photo submitted)
The artwork of Joel Prevost, left, and Darcy Johnson, right, will be displayed in the ‘Encoded Forms’ exhibit at the Vancouver Island Sculpting Studio in Nanaimo from from April 22 until May 1. (Photos submitted)

Sculptors holding joint exhibit in Nanaimo

‘Encoded Forms’ can be viewed until May 1 at the Vancouver Island Sculpting Studio

The artwork of Joel Prevost, left, and Darcy Johnson, right, will be displayed in the ‘Encoded Forms’ exhibit at the Vancouver Island Sculpting Studio in Nanaimo from from April 22 until May 1. (Photos submitted)
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)

Island artists urged to apply for a place in the return of Sooke Fine Arts 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)
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).
A self-portrait graphite drawing of Charles Keillor, whose work will be on display in the Cloakroom Gallery at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville until Dec. 23, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo graphite artist displays work at McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville

Charles Keillor is drawn to relationship between humans and natural world

A self-portrait graphite drawing of Charles Keillor, whose work will be on display in the Cloakroom Gallery at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville until Dec. 23, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Sarah Boileau in her home studio on Monday, May 10. Boileau’s work will be on display at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville through May 30. (Submitted photo)
Sarah Boileau in her home studio on Monday, May 10. Boileau’s work will be on display at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville through May 30. (Submitted photo)
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)
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)
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