Visual Arts

Unformable Things: Emily Carr and Some Canadian Modernists, is on display at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria through Oct. 27. It’s one of many exhibitions currently showing at the gallery. Painting collage courtesy aggv.ca

Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery

May is a busy month for exhibitions, activities at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2019
Unformable Things: Emily Carr and Some Canadian Modernists, is on display at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria through Oct. 27. It’s one of many exhibitions currently showing at the gallery. Painting collage courtesy aggv.ca
Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery

Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery

May is a busy month for exhibitions, activities at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

  • May 6, 2019
Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery
The Victoria Arts Council’s 20th annual Look Show, featuring art pieces in multiple mediums from local artists at varying levels, both emerging and established, kicks off April 6 in a new venue at 747 Fort St. The VAC is also celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Four simultaneous solo exhibitions are also running as part of the show, including one by Maria Curcic (The City Unfolds, acrylic on canvas, shown here).

Take a Look! 20th annual art exhibition set to liven up vacant Fort Street storefront

Victoria Arts Council prepares to host the Look Show while celebrating 50 years in the community

The Victoria Arts Council’s 20th annual Look Show, featuring art pieces in multiple mediums from local artists at varying levels, both emerging and established, kicks off April 6 in a new venue at 747 Fort St. The VAC is also celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Four simultaneous solo exhibitions are also running as part of the show, including one by Maria Curcic (The City Unfolds, acrylic on canvas, shown here).
Students’ artwork celebrated with a banner day at Christ Church Cathedral

Students’ artwork celebrated with a banner day at Christ Church Cathedral

Grade 8 students’ abstract designs enlarged, used to create lamppost panels

Students’ artwork celebrated with a banner day at Christ Church Cathedral
Amber Lomax, who created this painting Artemis Rising will take part in the upcoming exhibit, In Conversation III: Poets Write, Artists Respond, at the Coast Collective Art Centre in Colwood. The exhibit runs April 3-14, with an opening event scheduled for April 6 from 1-3 p.m.

Speak and ye will be painted: poets, artists teaming up at Coast Collective

Written words submitted by local poets provides muse for visual artists; opening happens April 6

Amber Lomax, who created this painting Artemis Rising will take part in the upcoming exhibit, In Conversation III: Poets Write, Artists Respond, at the Coast Collective Art Centre in Colwood. The exhibit runs April 3-14, with an opening event scheduled for April 6 from 1-3 p.m.
The work of artist Walter J. Phillips is featured in the March 9 open house and an ongoing exhibit at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Courtesy AGGV

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria hosting Japanese-flavoured open house

By-donation event March 9 features works by Walter J. Phillips, Fiona Tan and others

  • Mar 8, 2019
The work of artist Walter J. Phillips is featured in the March 9 open house and an ongoing exhibit at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Courtesy AGGV
New show illustrates the work of great artists

New show illustrates the work of great artists

Coast Collective in Colwood hosts annual Island Illustrators gathering and exhibit

New show illustrates the work of great artists
Christine Gollner opens her home for the Oak Bay Artists Fall Studio Tour this weekend. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Experience Oak Bay artists’ home studios this weekend

Local artisans welcome families to their neighbourhood meet and greets

Christine Gollner opens her home for the Oak Bay Artists Fall Studio Tour this weekend. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)
Second degree master Lorian Roberts oversees an ikebana class in Victoria. She is one of 60 teachers who will be taking part in the North American Ohara School Teachers Association conference next week in Victoria. Photo by Gord Rufh

Ikebana teachers learning from the grand master

International flower arranging educators’ conference descends on Victoria

Second degree master Lorian Roberts oversees an ikebana class in Victoria. She is one of 60 teachers who will be taking part in the North American Ohara School Teachers Association conference next week in Victoria. Photo by Gord Rufh
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
(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
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
Victoria-area tourists and locals alike can enjoy art in the making

Victoria-area tourists and locals alike can enjoy art in the making

Artishow has built a tradition of supporting artists and enhancing visitor experiences

  • Jul 27, 2017
Victoria-area tourists and locals alike can enjoy art in the making
Artist Linny D. Vine at her home studio in Esquimalt. Vine participates in her 13th TD Art Gallery Paint-In this Saturday (July 15). Arnold Lim/Black Press

Victoria’s premier Paint-In brings art to the masses

Thousands will converge on Moss Street this Saturday for annual Art Gallery extravaganza

Artist Linny D. Vine at her home studio in Esquimalt. Vine participates in her 13th TD Art Gallery Paint-In this Saturday (July 15). Arnold Lim/Black Press
Kindergarten teacher Misha Smart shows off the newest mural panels which hang in the library of the James Bay Community School, artwork she helped create in collaboration with teachers, staff and students. Contributed photo

Murals highlight ‘uniqueness’ of James Bay school

Mural depicts themes important to students, teachers and staff

Kindergarten teacher Misha Smart shows off the newest mural panels which hang in the library of the James Bay Community School, artwork she helped create in collaboration with teachers, staff and students. Contributed photo
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