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Mark Penney is moving on from his gallery at Whiskey Landing, but plans to remain heavily involved in the local art scene. (Photo courtesy of Mark Penney)

Ucluelet loses one of town’s oldest art galleries

Mark Penney Gallery shuts down due, in part, to Hwy. 4 closures and COVID-19 pandemic.

Mark Penney is moving on from his gallery at Whiskey Landing, but plans to remain heavily involved in the local art scene. (Photo courtesy of Mark Penney)
Tla-o-qui-aht carver Hjalmer Wenstob has enjoyed spending more time with his wife Annika, daughter Huumiis and son Cinkwa during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Hjalmer Wenstob)

COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht artist finds ‘wonderful moments’ in isolation

Hjalmer Wenstob can’t remember the last time he’s felt so connected to his family or his art.

Tla-o-qui-aht carver Hjalmer Wenstob has enjoyed spending more time with his wife Annika, daughter Huumiis and son Cinkwa during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Hjalmer Wenstob)
Chris Lowther is Tofino’s new Poet Laureate. (Photo courtesy of Chris Lowther)

Chris Lowther becomes Tofino’s second Poet Laureate

“It’s very encouraging and it’s motivating and that’s the greatest gift any writer can receive.”

Chris Lowther is Tofino’s new Poet Laureate. (Photo courtesy of Chris Lowther)
Contemporary visual artist Lizzie Snow has transformed three artworks into colouring pages to splash some creativity into self-isolation routines. (Paul Levy photo)

Tofino artist creates colouring pages to splash creativity into self-isolation

Lizzie Snow is helping self-isolators battle the doldrums of social distancing.

Contemporary visual artist Lizzie Snow has transformed three artworks into colouring pages to splash some creativity into self-isolation routines. (Paul Levy photo)