Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

For CVAC’s next member show, we are challenging artists to try abstraction as their creative style. Abstract art may seem spontaneous but it is actually very difficult to achieve the right visual space – without landscapes or people – that sends the viewers into journeys of their own. Artist Jackson Pollock said abstract painting is […]

Story Keeping

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Nanaimo Art Gallery is pleased to present 'Story Keeping', an exhibition of new and existing work by Calgary based artists Brittney Namaakki Bear Hat and Richelle Bear Hat. Drawing from their shared Blackfoot and Dane-zaa Cree heritage, the artists look to storytelling practices and legacies of land and language displacement through their experiences growing up […]

By Donation/Free for Members

Earthly Gifts

Arbutus & PORTALS Galleries 2687 James St, Duncan, BC

In this show, Earthly Gifts means images from forest, garden and table, featuring abstract impressions of the abundance that the Earth has to offer from artists Bonnie Leighton and Leslie Bundon.

Vibrant Portraits: Image Transfer Techniques

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Tell visual stories of people and subjects using a variety of materials. You will learn various image Adult Programs transfer techniques that eliminate the need for complex drawing skills. The workshop will focus on transferring or drawing a subject, and will use various mixed water-soluble mediums such as gouache and watercolour, to complete the composition. […]