Exhibits

NEW PROGRAMMING REVEALED at the COMOX VALLEY ART GALLERY

The Comox Valley Art Gallery has a new thematic program and related events to share with the community. uncover includes artist residencies for creative research and development of new work, an exhibition, and community engagement activities. The exhibition’s Art Opening day

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Classes

Intro to Screenprinting Workshop – Free!

Free screenprinting workshop, sponsored by Youth 20/20 Can, to be hosted at Wachiay Studio Starting October 9, 2019, Youth 20/20 Can will be offering a four-week screen-printing workshop series open to anyone between the ages of 15-30. Participants will work

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Local Poet Chosen for CR Festival

Local writer, Donna L Bennett, is one of the poets chosen for the Campbell River Art and Nature festival happening this month. “The excerpt” she explains, “is from a longer piece entitled McLoughlin Gardens that I wrote while visiting this

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News

Peripheral Review – Call for Submissions: Fall Deadline

Fall Submission Deadline: Monday September 23rd at Midnight! Peripheral Review is a website and publication based out of Toronto dedicated to the documentation of and publishing critical reviews of Canadian emerging art exhibitions, performances and events. We’re accepting submissions for proposals,

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Mother/daughter painters at Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery presents “Philocaly, the Love of Beauty”, by mother/daughter team, Christina Nilsson and Amanda Ritchie from September 17 to October 5. The women were influenced by their mother/grandmother Mariana Nilsson’s ability to see the beauty in the

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Events

ALASDAIR FRASER & NATALIE HAAS in Concert

On Sunday, September 22, settle in to hear Scottish Super Fiddler, Alasdair Fraser, and rockin’ cellist, Natalie Haas, in concert at the Big Yellow Merville Hall in Merville. The musical partnership between Fraser, Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented

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Community

Lupine Art Studio has moved!

Throughout this past summer, Lupine Art Studio has been renovating the old Shearlocks Hair Salon on the corner of 4th and Duncan! They’ve taken out walls, changed out lights, and added some fresh paint. They’re having a Grand (re)Opening party

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Events

Take a little trip – to the golden lagoon…

Elevate has made some new friends and they are adventurers! This fall they are really happy to bring them to Cumberland to share their adventure with you! Sunday September 22, 2019 – at The Abbey Studio in Cumberland, we have two

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News

Last call – Deadline extended for Winter Bazaar vendors

Elevate celebrates it’s 8th annual Winter Bazaar this year! Being unusually ahead of schedule on vendor applications, the Elevate crew recognized that August was a far too busy month to expect makers and creators to be able to decide about

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Classes

Local Music School Welcomes New Percussion Teacher with International Experience

Percussionist and music teacher, Beau Stocker, brings the diversity of international rhythms home to students in the Comox Valley.  Beau began his music career in Toronto Ontario, studying jazz performance at Humber College and York University, and then moved to

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Classes

PAINTING IN ACRYLICS WITH CINDY MAWLE

All classes: Instruction on different techniques and properties of acrylic paint, setting up a composition, toning the canvas, negative space painting, opaque and transparent uses, dry brushing… note: This will look different for each class as lessons are based on

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Classes

EXPLORING FLORALS – PAINTING WITH GLAZES WITH SUSAN SCHAEFER

Class Description: Join Susan Schaefer for a fun day of exploring flowers – exciting to paint with their showy colours, curvy lines and forgiving designs.  This class is all about the technique of glazing and layering. Susan will start off

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