Spring Classes with Kathi Rudko

Spring Classes starting first week of April... •Beginning Watercolour is Monday mornings 9:30 - 12:30--- there is still room- it's fun, and not at all intimidating!! The other watercolour classes' schedules are dependent on numbers registering- see the class descriptors- The class details are at: http://www.kathirudko.com/current-classes.html •The workshops at this time are scheduled as follows: these...
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BC-wide arts publication celebrates 20 years 

The Artist’s Journal, a British Columbia arts publication, celebrates its 20th year helping artists find exposure for their work. The 20th anniversary issue of the paid subscription newsletter is offered free to everyone. Based in Surrey, The Artist’s Journal provides a province-wide listing of ‘calls for entry’ specifically for B.C.’s artists who paint or draw. The publication...
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CV Arts marks 50 with gala, dance party

Energized board is celebrating the past, looking to future The founders looked into the future and saw the arts potential of the Comox Valley. Now, half a century later, the Valley is famed for its artistic backbone, and Comox Valley Arts (the region’s Community Arts Council) is celebrating. The group is marking its 50-year anniversary...
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A Community Art Project

#circlethekomoksestuary by Connecting, Unifying, and Protecting This project is developed by by emerging artist: TaraLee Houston a student of Emily Carr University of Art and Design at North Island College, Community Projects Course (CCID 300) - SHARED HISTORIES, IMAGINED FUTURES & THE CULTURE OF POSSIBILITY - A Canada-South Africa Co-production. Join local emerging artist TaraLee...
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Gumboot Scavenger Hunt!

Still three gumboots to find! You can win a pair of tickets to our 50th Anniversary Arts Gala & Showcase... with just a little work. In celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2017, Comox Valley Arts reflects on its rich history and looks forward to its future... As an umbrella organization representing musical, dramatic, creative writing,...
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A big week for Poets

We are very pleased to announce the addition of Coastal Community Credit Union as an annual sponsor of the Comox Valley Poet Laureate. Past president Jamie Bowman (centre) was there to accept the sponsorship which will support the Poet Laureate in creating and promoting poetry with youth in the Comox Valley. The new Poet Laureate,...
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The Peoples’ Poet Plans Plenty

The newly named Poet Laureate of the Comox Valley has plenty of plans already. And she’s open to hearing ideas from others in the community as to how she can best promote the art of poetry, cultivate poetic literacy and encourage the reading and writing of poems. Natalie Nickerson was chosen Laureate last Friday following...
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Islands ‘Cruise’ features Laureate hand-off

Comox Valley Poet Laureate Kevin Flesher may be outgoing, but he’s is not going out quietly. Last Friday, Natalie Nickerson was chosen for the next two-year term as Laureate. Saturday, Flesher will make it official when he pronounces a poem and passes Nickerson “the Eagle Plume Quill of Power” on the Helliwell Bluffs on Hornby...
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