Travis Paterson

Artist Daniel Cline discusses his sculpture, Harmony Humpbacks, during the June 20 walking tour of Oak Bay’s 2019 ArtsAlive sculptures. Harmony Humpbacks was purchased by Oak Bay as the 2019 people’s choice winner and is permanently installed at the Beach Drive entrance to Willows Park. (Kevin Murdoch Photo)

Influx of donated art a ‘fantastic problem to have,’ says Oak Bay mayor

Oak Bay goes from zero to 10 permanent art pieces since 2015

Artist Daniel Cline discusses his sculpture, Harmony Humpbacks, during the June 20 walking tour of Oak Bay’s 2019 ArtsAlive sculptures. Harmony Humpbacks was purchased by Oak Bay as the 2019 people’s choice winner and is permanently installed at the Beach Drive entrance to Willows Park. (Kevin Murdoch Photo)
Victoria artist Tanya Bub’s first solo exhibition, Creatures Great and Small at the Gage Gallery, closes Nov. 8. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Fall colours drift through Greater Victoria galleries

When art becomes a full-time job

Victoria artist Tanya Bub’s first solo exhibition, Creatures Great and Small at the Gage Gallery, closes Nov. 8. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Artist Kent Laforme with the Takaya piece in his Cordova Bay studio. (Travis Paterson/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay approves wolf sculpture obelisk for Cattle Point

Artist worked on Takaya-inspired piece with Songhees approval

Artist Kent Laforme with the Takaya piece in his Cordova Bay studio. (Travis Paterson/Oak Bay News)
Leaking Time by Oak Bay resident Ilka Bauer is the winning entry of the Federation of Canadian Artist’s “Crisis” exhibition on now in Vancouver. (Ilka Bauer Image)

Oak Bay artist wins juried show in Vancouver

Pair of Oak Bay artists part of ‘Crisis’ exhibition

Leaking Time by Oak Bay resident Ilka Bauer is the winning entry of the Federation of Canadian Artist’s “Crisis” exhibition on now in Vancouver. (Ilka Bauer Image)
Kent Laforme looks through the sound tunnel, or visual portal, carved inside the 25,000-pound marble sculpture that could be installed at Cattle Point. (Screen Shot, Oakbay.ca video)Kent Laforme looks through the sound tunnel, or visual portal, carved inside the 25,000-pound marble sculpture that could be installed at Cattle Point. (Screen Shot, Oakbay.ca video)

Stone Takaya sculpture could soon ‘howl’ at Cattle Point

Oak Bay inviting public suggestions for 25,000-pound marble sculpture

Kent Laforme looks through the sound tunnel, or visual portal, carved inside the 25,000-pound marble sculpture that could be installed at Cattle Point. (Screen Shot, Oakbay.ca video)Kent Laforme looks through the sound tunnel, or visual portal, carved inside the 25,000-pound marble sculpture that could be installed at Cattle Point. (Screen Shot, Oakbay.ca video)
The Arts Alive sculpture Winds of Time by Linda Lindsay which sat in front of the Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue in 2019 has been purchased anonymously and will be mounted in the King George Terrace parking lot. (Photo from OakBay.ca)

Winds of Time breezes onto Oak Bay lookout

Donor bought Arts Alive sculpture for Oak Bay lookout

The Arts Alive sculpture Winds of Time by Linda Lindsay which sat in front of the Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue in 2019 has been purchased anonymously and will be mounted in the King George Terrace parking lot. (Photo from OakBay.ca)
Peter Shostak’s “This was our hockey rink,” a 22- by 35-inch oil on canvas, is showing Oct. 3 in the West End Gallery downtown. (Peter Shostak Image)
Peter Shostak’s “This was our hockey rink,” a 22- by 35-inch oil on canvas, is showing Oct. 3 in the West End Gallery downtown. (Peter Shostak Image)
Tanya Bub’s sculpture of Takaya on Discovery Island. The five-foot tall driftwood wolf will be on display at the Empress Oct. 1 to 24. (Tanya Bub Photo)

Artist creates five-foot driftwood sculpture of Takaya

Ode to Discovery Island wolf will be displayed at Empress Hotel

Tanya Bub’s sculpture of Takaya on Discovery Island. The five-foot tall driftwood wolf will be on display at the Empress Oct. 1 to 24. (Tanya Bub Photo)
2020 Arts Alive sculpture Counterpoise by Richard Young is now on display in Haynes Park along Beach Drive. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Voting now ready for Oak Bay’s Arts Alive 2020 sculptures

Audio and written descriptions posted for all 10 sculptures

2020 Arts Alive sculpture Counterpoise by Richard Young is now on display in Haynes Park along Beach Drive. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
The Origin band members Tom Hayward, Sean Allan and Curtis Duggan. (Photos from The Origin)

Pandemic reunites 2000s era Victoria rock band The Origin

Saanich musicians recording for first time since 2008

The Origin band members Tom Hayward, Sean Allan and Curtis Duggan. (Photos from The Origin)
Author, illustrator and publisher Lindsay Ford has released her sixth kids’ book for the Awkward and Awesome series about Howard, the giant highway gnome who was relocated from Nanoose Bay to Saanich’s Galey Farm last year. (Lindsay Ford Photo)

From Nanoose Bay to the bookshelf, Howard the Gnome now a children’s book

Vancouver Island author explores Howard’s move down-Island

Author, illustrator and publisher Lindsay Ford has released her sixth kids’ book for the Awkward and Awesome series about Howard, the giant highway gnome who was relocated from Nanoose Bay to Saanich’s Galey Farm last year. (Lindsay Ford Photo)
Former Oak Bay resident Jeff Bryant returned to Victoria and is playing Irish Times on Sept. 12 and is releasing his first original album. (Photo By Adam Schelle)
Former Oak Bay resident Jeff Bryant returned to Victoria and is playing Irish Times on Sept. 12 and is releasing his first original album. (Photo By Adam Schelle)
Former Oak Bay resident Jeff Bryant returned to Victoria and is playing Irish Times on Sept. 12 and is releasing his first original album. (Photo By Adam Schelle)
Former Oak Bay resident Jeff Bryant returned to Victoria and is playing Irish Times on Sept. 12 and is releasing his first original album. (Photo By Adam Schelle)
Luke Ramsey’s Family Vacation, part of his Real Cloud exhibition, is on display at Madrona Gallery, Sept. 12 to 26. (Luke Ramsey Image)

Victoria muralist goes big with gallery exhibition

Luke Ramsey exhibits 20 paintings, sketches this month at Madrona Gallery

Luke Ramsey’s Family Vacation, part of his Real Cloud exhibition, is on display at Madrona Gallery, Sept. 12 to 26. (Luke Ramsey Image)
Leaf Weathervane, on McNeill Bay, is among the first Arts Alive installations of 2020. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

First Arts Alive sculptures of 2020 now installed

Oak Bay’s annual public art exhibition starts anew

Leaf Weathervane, on McNeill Bay, is among the first Arts Alive installations of 2020. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay Arts Alive has secured 16 artists to paint one or two of 24 aluminum hearts as part of a community project this summer. Once painted, the hearts will tour the District of Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Hearts alive summer art display on the way in Oak Bay

Twenty-four hearts will flow in the wind to boost community spirit

Oak Bay Arts Alive has secured 16 artists to paint one or two of 24 aluminum hearts as part of a community project this summer. Once painted, the hearts will tour the District of Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Dr. Mary Kerr on the desk of her office. The theatre professor has been recognized for transforming stages through her design for five decades. (UVic Photo Services)

From Mick Jagger to the Dalai Lama: Mary Kerr has set the stage

Vancouver Island set designer wins national Molson Prize Laureate

Dr. Mary Kerr on the desk of her office. The theatre professor has been recognized for transforming stages through her design for five decades. (UVic Photo Services)
Madrona Gallery owner Michael Warren and employee Brittany Scarfe with Ted Harrison’s Glorious Lone Land (1990), which might be Harrison’s biggest piece. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

From emerging artists to rare pieces, Madrona Gallery in Victoria turns 10

Seven-foot Ted Harrison piece latest to come through gallery

Madrona Gallery owner Michael Warren and employee Brittany Scarfe with Ted Harrison’s Glorious Lone Land (1990), which might be Harrison’s biggest piece. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay resident Christin Geall with her new book, Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style, a collection of Geall’s floral photography that accompanies Geall’s 42,000-word journey of art history and floral arrangement. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Noted Oak Bay floral arranger debuts first book

Instagram star Christin Geall combines photography, floral arrangements

Oak Bay resident Christin Geall with her new book, Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style, a collection of Geall’s floral photography that accompanies Geall’s 42,000-word journey of art history and floral arrangement. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
At The Galleries: Madrona Gallery reopens for 10th anniversary
At The Galleries: Madrona Gallery reopens for 10th anniversary