Art

Potters Virginia Dunseith and Ruth Porter present their joint exhibit ‘Dig It’ at Art 10 Gallery until the end of June. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)

Potters show pieces for home and garden at Nanaimo’s Art 10 Gallery

Virginia Dunseith and Ruth Porter’s show ‘Dig It’ on display until end of June

Potters Virginia Dunseith and Ruth Porter present their joint exhibit ‘Dig It’ at Art 10 Gallery until the end of June. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo artist Dave Stevens is displaying paintings inspired by arbutus trees and the Millstone River at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library from now until the end of fall. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo writer and artist’s work goes up at Harbourfront library

Dave Stevens presents work inspired by arbutus trees and the Millstone River

Nanaimo artist Dave Stevens is displaying paintings inspired by arbutus trees and the Millstone River at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library from now until the end of fall. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)
Emerging Nanaimo artist Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun has won a $5,000 YVR Foundation scholarship to pursue art. (Photo courtesy City of Nanaimo)

Emerging Nanaimo artist wins YVR Foundation scholarship to pursue art

Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, to attend Emily Carr University of Art and Design

Emerging Nanaimo artist Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun has won a $5,000 YVR Foundation scholarship to pursue art. (Photo courtesy City of Nanaimo)
Art works by Lynda Morrison, Brenda Kelly, Frank Kobe, Etsuko Kaji-Holley, Dennis McMahon and Bonnie Stebbings (cropped, clockwise from top-left) are among those on display in the upcoming 12 Artists by the River exhibition. (Photos courtesy the artists)

One dozen artists to showcase variety of work along the Nanaimo River

‘12 Artists by the River’ present third annual exhibition

Art works by Lynda Morrison, Brenda Kelly, Frank Kobe, Etsuko Kaji-Holley, Dennis McMahon and Bonnie Stebbings (cropped, clockwise from top-left) are among those on display in the upcoming 12 Artists by the River exhibition. (Photos courtesy the artists)
Reunited and it feels so good, Stefan and Josh are back together again. (Photo by Cim MacDonald)

Snipe hunting brothers reunited in Chemainus (and it feels so good)

Ten long years of fundraising leads to replacement of bronze figure in signature downtown artpiece

Reunited and it feels so good, Stefan and Josh are back together again. (Photo by Cim MacDonald)
Nanaimo-raised artist Brendan Lee Satish Tang built a life-size 1984 Ford F-150 truck out of watercolour paper as part of his Reluctant Offerings exhibition at the Nanaimo Art Gallery. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-raised artist makes offering of Ford F-150 sculpture to his ancestors

Brendan Lee Satish Tang presents ‘Reluctant Offerings’ at Nanaimo Art Gallery

Nanaimo-raised artist Brendan Lee Satish Tang built a life-size 1984 Ford F-150 truck out of watercolour paper as part of his Reluctant Offerings exhibition at the Nanaimo Art Gallery. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)
‘Sustenance’ and ‘Moths Dancing Around the Moon’ by Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, ‘Wihkasin (Delicious)’ and ‘Ennbrosh a payncheur (Paintbrush)’ by Carly Nabess and ‘Fern Dance’ and ‘Fluid Space’ by Mary Anne Molcan (cropped, clockwise from bottom left) are among the pieces on display in the Nanaimo Arts Council’s first curated online exhibition. (Photos courtesy the artists)

Artists’ connections with the land explored at Nanaimo Arts Council exhibition

Online ‘Rooted’ show features digital art, prints and multimedia work

‘Sustenance’ and ‘Moths Dancing Around the Moon’ by Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, ‘Wihkasin (Delicious)’ and ‘Ennbrosh a payncheur (Paintbrush)’ by Carly Nabess and ‘Fern Dance’ and ‘Fluid Space’ by Mary Anne Molcan (cropped, clockwise from bottom left) are among the pieces on display in the Nanaimo Arts Council’s first curated online exhibition. (Photos courtesy the artists)
Steven Shearer, <em>Untitled. </em>(Dennis Ha/Courtesy of Steven Shearer)

Vancouver photographer’s billboards taken down after complaints about being ‘disturbing’

‘Context is everything’ when it comes to understanding these images, says visual art professor Catherine Heard

  • May 14, 2021
Steven Shearer, <em>Untitled. </em>(Dennis Ha/Courtesy of Steven Shearer)
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)
Artist Elizabeth Cross. Lia Crowe photography

In Studio with Artist Elizabeth Cross

The colour of passion

  • May 11, 2021
Artist Elizabeth Cross. Lia Crowe photography
Nanaimo painter Eileen Williamson presents ‘A Little of This….A Little of That’ at Art 10 Gallery until the end of May. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo artist unveils new body of work after rediscovering motivation

Eileen Williamson presents ‘A Little of This … A Little of That’ at Art 10 Gallery

Nanaimo painter Eileen Williamson presents ‘A Little of This….A Little of That’ at Art 10 Gallery until the end of May. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)
Ceramic artist Teresa Dorey with some of the pieces from her upcoming exhibition, ‘Einfühlung: Feeling Into,’ at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery. (Josef Jacobson/The News Bulletin)

Ceramic artist explores ideas around empathy and touch in Nanaimo exhibition

Montreal’s Teresa Dorey presents ‘Einfühlung: Feeling Into’ at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts

Ceramic artist Teresa Dorey with some of the pieces from her upcoming exhibition, ‘Einfühlung: Feeling Into,’ at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery. (Josef Jacobson/The News Bulletin)
Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun is the recipient of this year’s City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage Award for Emerging Cultural Leader. (Josef Jacobson/The News Bulletin)
Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun is the recipient of this year’s City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage Award for Emerging Cultural Leader. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)

Multi-disciplinary Snuneymuxw artist named ‘Emerging Cultural Leader’

Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, receives City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage Award

Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun is the recipient of this year’s City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage Award for Emerging Cultural Leader. (Josef Jacobson/The News Bulletin)
Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun is the recipient of this year’s City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage Award for Emerging Cultural Leader. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)
Traffic service worker Warren Van Sickle installs street banners bearing cedar bough designs by artist Becky Thiessen outside the Nanaimo Ice Centre on May 5. (Josef Jacobson/The News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo installs new street banners envisioning ecological survival

Artist Becky Thiessen’s designs depict cedar boughs and the Nanaimo estuary

Traffic service worker Warren Van Sickle installs street banners bearing cedar bough designs by artist Becky Thiessen outside the Nanaimo Ice Centre on May 5. (Josef Jacobson/The News Bulletin)
Lantzville-based ceramic artist Heather Goldminc will be displaying the concept art behind her clay pieces at her upcoming Mother’s Day sale. (Photo courtesy Kimberly Plumley)

Lantzville artist showcasing spring-themed ceramics and concept paintings

Heather Goldminc hosts annual spring sale at Claywworks Studio this weekend

Lantzville-based ceramic artist Heather Goldminc will be displaying the concept art behind her clay pieces at her upcoming Mother’s Day sale. (Photo courtesy Kimberly Plumley)
Evans Aluoch, sign installer with Monarch Structures, works on getting the ‘O’ in place as part of a new public art piece at Maffeo Sutton Park. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)

Giant ‘Nanaimo’ letters go up at Maffeo Sutton Park

New public art piece intended to be a permanent fixture at Sway’ A’ Lana Lagoon

Evans Aluoch, sign installer with Monarch Structures, works on getting the ‘O’ in place as part of a new public art piece at Maffeo Sutton Park. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)
Ukrainian Easter eggs painted by Nanaimo resident Sandra Shepp. Ukrainian Easter takes place this Sunday, May 2. (Photo courtesy Sandra Shepp)
Ukrainian Easter eggs painted by Nanaimo resident Sandra Shepp. Ukrainian Easter takes place this Sunday, May 2. (Photo courtesy Sandra Shepp)
Artist Ira Hoffecker. Photograph by Lia Crowe

In Studio with Artist Ira Hoffecker

Exhibition captures painter’s incredible journey

  • Apr 27, 2021
Artist Ira Hoffecker. Photograph by Lia Crowe
View Gallery curator Chai Duncan admires the work of graduating visual art student Hailin Zhang, one of the artists in the upcoming End Marks grad show. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)

VIU visual art grad show presented as virtual gallery tour due to COVID-19

‘End Marks’ exhibition is on display from April 29 to May 30

View Gallery curator Chai Duncan admires the work of graduating visual art student Hailin Zhang, one of the artists in the upcoming End Marks grad show. (Josef Jacobson/News Bulletin)
Works by Journey Meyerhoff, Joe Thoong, Corynn Cook and Kristin Svendsen (clockwise from top left) are among those on display in Far Out, the 2021 VIU graphic design grad show. (Images courtesy the artists)

Vancouver Island University graphic design grad show returns to virtual space

‘Far Out’ exhibition features the schoolwork and freelance work of 16 graduating students

Works by Journey Meyerhoff, Joe Thoong, Corynn Cook and Kristin Svendsen (clockwise from top left) are among those on display in Far Out, the 2021 VIU graphic design grad show. (Images courtesy the artists)