Visual Arts

Experience Oak Bay artists’ home studios this weekend

Experience Oak Bay artists’ home studios this weekend

Local artisans welcome families to their neighbourhood meet and greets

Experience Oak Bay artists’ home studios this weekend
Ikebana teachers learning from the grand master

Ikebana teachers learning from the grand master

International flower arranging educators’ conference descends on Victoria

Ikebana teachers learning from the grand master
The Sidney Fine Art Show brings hundreds of amazing works to the Mary Winspear Centre Oct. 11 to 13.

An eye for art: The new and the notable at fall’s premier arts event

Sidney Fine Art Show shares wealth of Island talent Oct. 11 to 13

  • Oct 12, 2018
The Sidney Fine Art Show brings hundreds of amazing works to the Mary Winspear Centre Oct. 11 to 13.
Marlene Bowman in her ceramics studio. (Photo contributed)

ARTISTS TOUR: Follow the fish to Metchosin and East Sooke

Stinking Fish group presents its annual summer studio tour July 27-31

  • Jul 18, 2018
Marlene Bowman in her ceramics studio. (Photo contributed)
Volunteers needed for Sooke Fine Arts Show

Volunteers needed for Sooke Fine Arts Show

The 11-day event runs from July 27 to Aug. 6

  • Jun 27, 2018
Volunteers needed for Sooke Fine Arts Show
Hi-Top Heaven: These running shoes are works of art

Hi-Top Heaven: These running shoes are works of art

Sooke artist Zac Vine designs one-of-a-kind sneakers for some big-name clients

Hi-Top Heaven: These running shoes are works of art
Dirk Huysman and Mary Ann Richards build a vessel in their Gabriola Island studio. From June 7 to 24 they are presenting and exhibition of their work at Hive Emporium. (Photo courtesy Ryan Parker)

Gabriola glass blowers Dirk Huysman, Mary Ann Richards launch first solo show

Plan a road trip: Island’s Hive Emporium hosting exhibition through June 24

Dirk Huysman and Mary Ann Richards build a vessel in their Gabriola Island studio. From June 7 to 24 they are presenting and exhibition of their work at Hive Emporium. (Photo courtesy Ryan Parker)
Luke Ramsey works on his Community Colour mural on a Cormorant Street building. Victoria’s artist in residence is helping to organize the upcoming Concrete Canvas muralling project in Rock Bay. (File contributed)

City of Victoria looking for mural artists to work in Rock Bay

Concrete Canvas project aims to help beautify industrial neighbourhood later this summer

Luke Ramsey works on his Community Colour mural on a Cormorant Street building. Victoria’s artist in residence is helping to organize the upcoming Concrete Canvas muralling project in Rock Bay. (File contributed)
The Victoria College of Art, a scultping class in progress shown here, is one of five local art schools from which a student will receive a bursary award from the Victoria Visual Arts Legacy Society. Photo Victoria College of Art

Emerging and established artists to be honoured in Victoria

Victoria Visual Arts Legacy Society presenting annual bursaries at UVic gallery

The Victoria College of Art, a scultping class in progress shown here, is one of five local art schools from which a student will receive a bursary award from the Victoria Visual Arts Legacy Society. Photo Victoria College of Art
Jon Tupper, director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, stands next to an Emily Carr original work displayed at the gallery on Moss Street. Don Descoteau/Monday Magazine

MONDAY FEATURE – Inspiration for artists comes in various forms: Art Gallery director

Responding to social issues such as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report critical

Jon Tupper, director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, stands next to an Emily Carr original work displayed at the gallery on Moss Street. Don Descoteau/Monday Magazine
100 Sleeping Dandelions is the upcoming exhibit of works by artist Diana Durrand at the Gage Gallery, April 10 to 21. Photo contributed

ARTS IN FOCUS: Glimpse into the Galleries

Victoria has a healthy number of artist-run galleries and centres per capita

100 Sleeping Dandelions is the upcoming exhibit of works by artist Diana Durrand at the Gage Gallery, April 10 to 21. Photo contributed
(From left) Kit Warren, Robin Unger and Richard Matois are photographed inside the 1620 Gallery a new inclusive gallery. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS

Director of new gallery looks to make art accessible to all

Dowtown Victoria gallery promotes Indigenous and local artists

(From left) Kit Warren, Robin Unger and Richard Matois are photographed inside the 1620 Gallery a new inclusive gallery. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS
Commercial Alley Art Gallery displayed “Newtopia” by Kai Choufour in 2017. Photo courtesy City of Victoria

City of Victoria seeks artists to contribute to upcoming public exhibitions

Submissions for Commercial Alley gallery, bus shelter project due by April 9

Commercial Alley Art Gallery displayed “Newtopia” by Kai Choufour in 2017. Photo courtesy City of Victoria
Victoria Sketch Club hosts its 109th annual art show at the Glenlyon Norfolk School junior campus gymnasium at 1701 Beach Dr. from March 21 to 25. The opening reception happens March 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Black Press)

Sketch Club hosts 109th annual showcase on Beach Drive

Annual art show at the Glenlyon Norfolk School junior campus, 1701 Beach Dr. from March 21 to 25

Victoria Sketch Club hosts its 109th annual art show at the Glenlyon Norfolk School junior campus gymnasium at 1701 Beach Dr. from March 21 to 25. The opening reception happens March 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Black Press)
The Victoria Arts Council will host its annual LOOK Show from March 25 to April 15. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS

New and emerging artists sought for Victoria street gallery

Calling all creatives! Join the 19th annual LOOK Show gallery crawl

The Victoria Arts Council will host its annual LOOK Show from March 25 to April 15. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS