15 Minutes of Infamy – Nanaimo

15 Minutes of Infamy returns for our last event of the season on June 20 at The Green Olive Room on Skinner Street, in NANAIMO.  This one will be a fundraiser for Central Literacy Vancouver Island with all proceeds going toward this valued community resource. Word crafters will take the stage at 7:00, but doors will open at 6:30 (See attached poster for more details). Here’s...
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Place des Arts’ 2018 Christmas Boutique

Place des Arts multi-disciplinary arts centre in Maillardville, Coquitlam is seeking artisans for its annual Christmas Boutique which takes place at Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue from November 13 – December 20, 2018. The Christmas Boutique is an expanded version of the centre’s year-round Artisan Shop. Artists and artisans who sell wares at the abundance of craft...
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Geoff Berner Show in Cumberland

For the past 15 years, Jewish-Canadian accordion player, singer-songwriter, and novelist Geoff Berner has travelled the world, packing venues in places like Berlin, London, Oslo, Zurich, Seattle, Toronto, Edmonton and his home city of Vancouver. Berner is returning to Cumberland on Saturday, June 23, for an intimate evening performance at the Cumberland Cultural Centre as a...
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Susan Schaefer Summer Showcase

Susan Schaefer's First Annual Summer Showcase Sunday June 24 ~ 10 am - 3 pm 701 Ermineskin Avenue, Parksville BC. map location here Schaefer says “I don’t have to go further then my back yard to find inspiration. June is such a great month as we enter the summer. I love to garden and it should be at its prime. It will be...
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Artist Talk – Gu Xiong – June 24

On June 24 at 1:00pm join international multi-media Artist Gu Xiong in Cumberland as he speaks about his work which encompasses themes of migration, identity creation, and dynamics of globalization. Gu Xiong’s practice centres on the creation of a hybrid identity arising from the integration of different cultural origins. Professor in the Department of Art History, Visual...
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People’s Choice at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery presents their annual People’s Choice members’ show from June 5 to 23. A wide variety of styles and media including acrylics, oils, watercolours, pen and ink, serigraph, scratch art, photography, fiber art and mixed media will be exhibited and available for purchase. Participating artists come from a variety of backgrounds, training,...
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Jablonski-Jones showing at Deer Lake Gallery

Urban Shift, Martha Jablonski-Jones paintings & Carolina de la Ciega photography. June 9 - 30 Deer Lake Art Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby BC. Hours: Tues - Sat, Noon - 4. Opening reception 12 - 4 Saturday June 9. Artist talk by Martha Sat. June 23 2 pm.

Elevate the Intersection on June 2nd!

The Comox Valley is coming together in the heart of Courtenay on Saturday Night, June 2nd to celebrate diversity and community!  Join Elevate, Downtown Courtenay, Comox Valley Pride, Atlas Cafe and a host of other friends and allies from across the Valley to 'Elevate the Intersection' and launch the new rainbow crosswalk installation at the corner of 5th and Duncan...
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Art Alchemy Studio invites you to ‘Infinity’

On June 15th, we are celebrating! Join us 7pm, opening night of 'Infinity' Art Show and Sale. Infinity Art Show and Sale features new artwork made by the 8 artists of Alchemy: Nicolette Valikoski, Sofie Skapski, Helen Utsal, Larissa McLean, Maggie Ziegler, Sharon LaLonde, Mary Gorman, and Zeta Aquarii. Eight artists, Infinite inspiration. Unique expressions of nature in oil paint,...
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Poets talk digital art, barriers and bombs at NIC

Join BC-born poets Jordan Scott and Aaron Tucker for a free public presentation and reading at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. NIC’s Write Here Readers Series will host the poetic pair on Friday, June 1 at 7 pm at the Tyee Lounge as they talk about their 3D digital art project Loss Sets and read from their individual literary works....
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