NIC asks: can you write under pressure?

Join NIC Sunday, Nov. 18, for the 10th Annual Three-Hour Fiction Writing Contest, a literary competition designed to see what you can write in three short hours. The contest takes place at NIC’s Comox Valley campus, in Tyee Hall, Room 114, starting at 1 pm. Everyone is welcome. “It’s amazing what can happen when you lock...
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Cumberland WinterFaire

Cumberland WinterFaire features the exceptional talents of over 70 crafters and artists under three roofs; the Cumberland Recreation Hall, the Cumberland Masonic Hall, and the Cumberland Museum and Archives. Discover a variety of homemade, handmade, and fair trade goods.  Exciting products for 2018 include: Upcycled bags; bowls, plates, and platters made from locally sourced and...
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The Joy of Colour! – Workshop Series

The Joy of Colour Workshop Series helps artists at any level gain an understanding of colour, while enhancing their ability to work with it. Whether you struggle with colour relationships or have an intuitively good colour sense, this workshop series will help you build skills faster and with more confidence. Each workshop in the series consists...
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Vote for Vancouver Island’s Elasmosaur! 

Help pick BC's provincial fossil by voting in the BC Government’s official poll. Support our world famous 80 million-year-old elasmosaur in joining BC’s other provincial symbols, the Spirit Bear, Steller’s Jay and Pacific Dogwood. This marine reptile was found right here on the Puntledge River in 1988, and has been a beloved part of our...
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Comox Valley Airport – Announces new “Expression of Gratitude” Exhibit

The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) has partnered with the Comox Valley Arts Council to exhibit the talents and vision of local artists with creations based on a theme related to living on Northern Vancouver Island. This year’s exhibit, titled “Expressions of Gratitude” features 25 different works, displaying realism, abstract and non-objective forms in mixed media,...
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NIC relaunches professional photography program

A new professional photography program at North Island College will give NIC students the skills, experience and portfolio to kick start their professional careers. “The professional photography world has changed significantly in the last decade,” said Sara Vipond, NIC fine art and design chair. “This program has evolved with the industry. It blends photography fundamentals...
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Indigo & Shibori Workshop #2

November 3 5-9pm - $115 Indigo & Shibori Workshop #2 Merino (protein based fiber) This Indigo Shibori workshop is a social and creative, project based workshop where you’ll be introduced to Shibori, the Japanese Art of resist dyeing, on protein based fibers. You can try different methods of clamping, tying or sewing your masterpiece before...
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