Art

Alert Bay resident carves tribute to his community kicking COVID-19’s butt

‘Our little village crushed the curve with love and commitment’

 

Nanaimo Art Gallery announces new executive director

Former Prince George gallery director Carolyn Holmes to take on role

 

Nanaimo painter inspired by medieval animal illustrations in new exhibition

Yvonne Vander Kooi to unveil ‘Bestiary’ via Gallery Merrick live-stream

Nanaimo’s Festival of Banners to proceed with old banners due to COVID-19

Banner painting studio forced to close early after opening in March

Travel to ‘Group of Seven’ art sites using Google Street View, 100 years after first exhibit

Art group’s first formal exhibit was on May 7, 1920, in Toronto

VIU visual art grads hold final exhibition online due to COVID-19

‘Pandemonium’ features more than 100 works by 17 graduating students

Ladysmith cartoonist documents loggers’ lives through caricatures

Gordon Barney’s cartoons tell stories of lives inside logging camps along the west coast of the Island

VIU graphic design grads hold end-of-year show online due to COVID-19

‘Vision 2020’ features the work of 19 graduating students

Nanaimo artist auctions COVID-19-inspired art for pandemic relief charity

Andrea Thomas’s paintings will benefit Nanaimo Community Response Fund

Lantzville ceramicist creating clay hearts to honour health-care workers

Portion of proceeds to support Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank

B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

Decades of collecting spare parts culminated in folk art towering over a country road

Nanaimo Art Gallery teen art group creating COVID-19-inspired art

Code Switching group lives on online after physical meetings cancelled due to pandemic

Gabriola artists’ meet-ups move online in response to COVID-19

Hundreds of visual artists and musicians turn to Facebook groups to share and create

That day I was a life model

I tell myself I feel okay about others seeing my naked body

  • Mar 30, 2020

Nanaimo artist creates and shares colouring book pages online for those in isolation

Pen and ink artist Nicholas May has begun live streaming his work via Facebook

Collage artist presents arctic glamour in live-streamed Nanaimo exhibit

Trisha Oldfield of Chemainus to show ‘Northern Dames’ at Gallery Merrick

In Studio with artist Anita McComas

Painting nature on the bright side

  • Mar 20, 2020

Nanaimo Art Gallery is latest cultural venue to close in response to COVID-19

Port Theatre, Nanaimo Museum, library branches among currently shuttered spaces

Gabriola Island’s Isle of the Arts festival postponed due to COVID-19

Gabriola Arts Council exploring ‘virtual means to connect around art’