Classes

Mark-making and concept development Workshop

MAY 24, 25, 26 – 2019 NANAIMO Nanaimo artist, DOMINIK J. MODLINSKI This workshop has an emphasis on the effective way to achieve your own personal vision through an introduction to mark making techniques. Your brushwork directly influences how the

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Arts Advocacy

Rader Returns to Read

Matt Rader returns to the the Valley to launch his new book Visual Inspection published by Nightwood Editions. Composed over a period of profound illness, Visual Inspection is a searching reflection on poetry, power and our embodied lives. With works featured in magazines across

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News

Victoria Start-Up Wants To Reshape Online Art Viewing

C/VA Editor’s Note: We endorse this opportunity and encourage all Comox Valley and Island artists to participate in this project. We are happy to help our members get set up. (Not a member yet? Join today.) At first glance, technology,

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Events

RE-IGNITE: CVAG Youth Media Project Reunion at the Sid!

A screening event that features a juried collection of past and present short films made by local youth through the Comox Valley Art Gallery’s Youth Media Project will be showing on Weds, May 15, 2019 at the Sid William’s Theatre.

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Community

Final four Laureate hopefuls face off

The house was full, not only with poetry supporters and enthusiasts, but flowing with wise, sharp and insightful words. It was round one of the third Comox Valley Poet Laureate Search, Monday night at Michaels Off Main, and the energy

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Community

Seeking Participants for Workshop April 27th

This workshop is presented as a partnership between the Comox Valley Transition Society, The John Howard Society, and the Comox Valley Lifelong Learning Centre, and funding is provided by the Comox Valley Drug Strategy Committee. The workshop is open to

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Community

Poets primed for Laureate laurels

Acclaimed poet/instructor Jordan Scott joins judging panel They have a thing or two to say. The 12 poets vying to become the third Comox Valley Poet Laureate will have their chance to show their poetry performance chops at the first

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GARDEN ART SHOW & SALE

Saturday April 20 – Sunday April 21 Open from 1- 4pm each day One of a kind ceramic and glass artworks by Chris Dahl and Jan Bell-Irving – including garden stakes, wall planters, vases, plates, pots, bowls, jewelry and sculpture. For

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Create Balance by Tina Manders
Exhibits

“Monday Bunch” showing at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox presents the Monday Bunch Annual Spring Art Show and Sale from April 23 until May 11. This group of local artists works in a variety of mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolours, pastels and scratchboard.

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Exhibits

“Home” theme at Pearl Ellis Gallery

‘Home’ usually refers to the place where people reside. It is also where other creatures live: a bird’s nest, beaver lodge, spider web, under a log, in a compost heap, or in a lake. Homes can be mobile or temporary:

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Community

1st Tuesday Fundraisers sponsored by the Mex Pub in their 11th year

The Comox Valley musical community has always been proactive in supporting community needs through fundraising events. As hosts of the “1st Tuesday Fundraisers” from the beginning, musical duo Judy and Bruce Wing envisioned inviting people to attend a monthly concert

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Community

The Markets are Coming!

Downtown Courtenay Summer Street Markets start June 19… now accepting vendors! We are SOOO excited to once again bring you these fun events, every week for the whole summer! After some critical analysis and outreach, we have forged a new

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