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  1. Unveiling of Street Sculpture outside Gage Gallery, Dec. 3, 11 am. Kick-Off name the Artwork Contest: Win a piece of driftwood art! The Gage Gallery Arts Collective’s newest “member” will take up residence on the sidewalk of Oak Bay Avenue - adding to Oak Bay’s growing reputation as an art destination. Stickman, his working title for now, is a creation of local driftwood sculptor and Gage member, Tanya Bub. “Looking into the Gallery window Stickman represents the person engaging with art. What he sees triggers a powerful response, shown
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    Hands-on Mini (HOM) Printmaking Workshop "Form and Colour" Jigsaw Stencil Monoprint with Dominique Chapheau Tuesday December 3 2019, 7-9:30 pm Doors open 6:45 pm Fee: Members $25 Non-Members $35 Dominique Chapheau will lead a lively workshop in exploring colour and form using the stencil monoprint technique and his unique stencil style. Working with a palette of colours and free form stencil cutting, you will explore the rich possibilities of composition with colour. Participants are invited to
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    3rd Annual Emerging Artists Christmas Craft Fair Cool Aid, Our Place and First Metropolitan Church invite you to the Emerging Artists Christmas Craft Fair, on Saturday, November 30th, from 10 am to 2 pm, at First Metropolitan United Church Hall, located at 932 Balmoral Road. Media can get an advance sneak peek at some participating artists’ works and have an opportunity to interview artists Joseph, Beryl and Bob the day before the Fair, on Friday, November 29, from 11 am to 12 noon at the First Met Church Hall. This Craft Fair is designed to highlight the talents of both low-in
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    Illumination of love: 5th annual Holiday Group show in support of BC Children’s HospitalGallery at Mattick’s FarmNovember–December 31Participating artists include Allison Brodie, Janet Anderson, Jennifer McIntyre, Kim Hollingsworth, Irma Soltonovich, Lisa Hebden, Natasha Miller, Kylee Turunen, Rose Cowles, Vikki Fuller, Brenda Walker, Alanna Sparanese, Sandra Froher, Wendy Oppelt, Bev Robertson, Maureen Ness, Iola Scott, Everest Prokofiev, and more. Artists Meet & Greet, Nov 16, 1-4pm. 109-5325 Cordova Bay Rd, 250-658-8333, www.thegalleryatmatticksfarm.com.
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    Deck the Walls XMadrona Gallery December 7–23Madrona celebrates the holidays with its 10th annual Deck the Walls group exhibition, highlighting select works by gallery artists. This show includes new paintings by Clayton Anderson Nicholas Bott, Rick Bond, Karel Doruyter, Meghan Hildebrand, Claude Langevin, Halin de Repentigny, Sean Yelland and others, alongside Important Inuit and Historic Canadian works by Members of the Group of Seven, E. J. Hghes, Ted Harrison, Gordon Smith, Takao Tanabe. Opening reception Sat, Dec 7, 1-4pm. 606 View St, 250-380-4660, www.madronagallery.com. "Erri
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    Object Biographies: Artists’ Lives through their ArchivesLegacy Maltwood Gallery, UVic campus Continuing to January 12, 2020A printing block. Glaze samples. Pouches of pigments. Why are these items in UVic’s archives, and what can they tell us about the lives, relationships, artworks and practices of the artists who owned them? Object Biographies is a glimpse into the lives of artists through their archives, including those of Robin Hopper, Glenn Howarth, the Limners, Katharine Maltwood, Aiyyana Maracle, Sandra Meigs, Margaret Peterson,and Vincent Rickard. The gallery is in Mearns Centre
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    Paintings From La Belle Province Group ExhibitionWest End GalleryNovember 2-14 Gallery artists create a show based on the endless inspiration provided by colour, light, and landscape. Whether Quebec or France, that allusive je ne sais quoi is magically captured on canvas by such talented painters as Alain Bédard,Claudette Castonguay, Ariane Dubois, Jean-Gabriel Lambert, Raynald Leclerc, Annabelle Marquis, Guy Roy, and Robert Savignac. West End is pleased to welcome Quebec-based artist Josée Lord, whose still lifes are marked by a distinct style with opaque reds and blues shaping the persp
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    1989-2019 CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF WEST COAST PRINT CULTURE PrintCraft Show & Sale November 15 &16, 2019 Friday 12pm to 7pm * Saturday 1pm to 5pm Art Cards, Bookmarks, Boxes, Artist Books, Hand-bound Books, Buttons, Ephemera, Collage, Weavings, Marouflage
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    Museum To Host Maritime Art Show at Government House Photograph courtesy of Andrew Tawker [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)] The Maritime Museum of BC is pleased to announce the opening of a n
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    The Hills to Shore Artists are delighted to invite you to their first Fall Show and Sale on Nov 8&9 at the Cadboro Bay United Church. For the first time they will all gather under one roof so you can in just one stop enjoy paintings, photography, jewelry, fabric art, sculptures and more. This is the perfect opportunity to find something special for yourself or your loved ones! Friday Nov 8 - 2 to 8pm Saturday Nov 9 - 10 to 4pm, rain or shine. Free admission. We look forward to seeing you there!
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    The Radical Influence of Buddhism on Art: Artists Convene in Victoria The public is invited to attend two special presentations, as part of In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice. A Research Convening. These events are organized by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in partnership with the University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts, Multifaith Chapel and Centre for the Study of Religion in Society. On Friday Oct. 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. the public is invited to The Orion Opening Keynote Lecture, Lecture on Nothing by Kay Larson. Larson is an
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    Arden Rose: Artwork The work of Arden Rose will be on display in the Langham Court Theatre Lounge during the run of Over the River and Through the Woods, Sept 25-Oct 12. The pieces will be available for viewing and purchase at the reception, pre-show, during intermission or post-show during the show run and during Box Office hours. Artist Statement My paintings celebrate our human spirit. As humans we often forget to take the time to find our joy, yet it surrounds us. We can find it in the colours of spring, along a forest path, or in the face of another. It’s in child’s pl
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    Aura Arindam: Paintings The artist’s acrylic seascape, landscape and skyscape paintings will be displayed and for sale at the Fernwood Inn from September 7 to October 31, 2019: 1302 Gladstone Avenue, Victoria BC www.fernwoodinn.com www.auraart.net
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    Join artist and garden farmer Elisa Rathje for apple-pressing on a century-old cider press using apples harvested from Appleturnover, her 1½ acre 1895 Salt Spring apple orchard turned food forest and micro-silvopasture. For the workshop, bring along a half-pint mason jar to collect fresh apple juice and come chat about the possibilities of home-scale wild fermentation. During the discussion, Rathje will explore ways in which participants can start to transition to simple living and “radical home & local economies” in an era of ecological crisis and energy descent. The workshop is free
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    Colours of Summer X Madrona Gallery July 6–August 17, Every two weeks new work is rotated in from Madrona’s large stable of leading artists from across Canada. Included are new works by Rick Bond, Nicholas Bott, Karel Doruyter, Meghan Hildebrand, April Mackey, John Lennard, and more. These works are complemented by historic works by the Group of 7, Emily Carr, E.J. Hughes, Takao Tanabe, Ted Harrison, Robert Genn, and David Blackwood, as well as Inuit drawings, prints and carvings. Opening reception: Saturday, July 6, 1-4 pm, 606 View St, 250-380-4660, www.madronagallery.com. S
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    All the People I Know Portrait Puppets An Art-making Workshop with Connie Michele Morey Thursday August 22 | 6 to 9 p.m.Legacy Downtown | 630 Yates St. Lekwungen territory Join Victoria-based artist Connie Michele Morey in the gallery to create soft sculpture portrait puppets of All the People You Know. In conjunction with Myfanwy Pavelic’s portrait exhibition, Mirrored Selves Within and Without, this workshop will use playful techniques to create narrative art that reflects your communi
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    Just a Moment: Jeremy Borsos July 26 to August 24, 2019 Opening: Friday, July 26, 7 to 10pm Wednesday to Saturday, 12 to 5pm Deluge Contemporary Art 636 Yates Street, Victoria BC | deluge.ca Testing the unreliability of memory through the context of prosaic actions, Borsos has created a s
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    Draw by Drawing returns! These are weekly drawing drop-in sessions facilitated by VISA Director, Instructor and Artist, Wendy Welch. A unique fun and imaginative project will be presented each week. $15/session. All materials supplied. Lots of parking! Sessions start next week, Thursday, May 23. This is a great way to put some art in your life without committing to a full course.
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    JOSEPH PLASKETT: Still Life in a Hectic World Everyone is welcome. Please join us for our official opening reception Thursday, May 9th from 3 pm to 5 pm. Renaissance Lounge, The Union Club of British Columbia 805 Gordon Street, Victoria Dress code: Business Dress for Ladies and Gentleman For more information on the Club's dress code, please call 250-384-1151 Exhibition continues to July 2019 The still lifes of Joseph Plaskett always bring joy into a room and somehow quietens the hectic world beyond
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    Fine Art Auction & Jewellery Sale for Refugees A fundraising Fine Art Silent Auction and Jewellery Sale Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28 at Chapel Gallery, St. Matthias Church, 600 Richmond Road, Victoria V8S 3Y7 takes place from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Silent Auction closes at 7:00 pm on May 28. Music and refreshments will be available both days. For more information please call: 250-598-2302. A sponsorship group “Spirited Hands” has been formed to sponsor an Eritrean Refugee Family of six. All proceeds from the Silent Auction and Jewellery Sale go towards supporting this fam
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    VCM’s Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour For a 37th year, the Victoria Conservatory of Music offers the perfect way to celebrate Mom, with beautiful gardens -- and the perfect musical accompaniment. Pretty posies, blossom-scented air, the joys of gardening and music performed by VCM students, faculty, and guests are again at the heart of the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s fundraising Musical Garden Tour on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12. A $35 two-day pass grants you entry to 10 select Victoria-area private gardens, where you can enjoy amongst others, a Tuscan garden, a woo
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    May 4th & 5th, 11-4pm Fairfield Artists Studio Tour Saturday and Sunday, May 4th & 5th, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm The Fairfield Artists Studio Tour is an annual self-guided tour that provides art-lovers an opportunity to meet local artists, tour their studios and view their work while exploring the beautiful neighbourhoods of Fairfield and Gonzales in Victoria BC. This free community event is a celebration o
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    My Soul is Escaped: Healing art of Patricia June Vickers at Christ Church Cathedral April 28 to May 11 One woman’s healing journey, expressed powerfully through her art, is the subject of the next exhibit to be held at Christ Church Cathedral’s Chapel of the New Jerusalem. Patricia June Vickers, an artist, psychotherapist and spiritual director, addresses the issue of sexual abuse and intergenerational trauma in her exhibit. Two years ago, Vickers underwent an intensive period of neurofeedback and psychotherapy to heal her dissociative amnesia, an involuntary respons
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    On May 25th and 26th, 2019, come discover some of South Vancouver Island’s finest artists during the 2019 Hills to Shore studio tour. 15 emerging and well established artists from Gordon Head, Cadboro Bay and Mt Tolmie will be displaying their work in their studios, homes and gardens. This year, Hills to Shore will showcase fibre and fabric artists, jewelers, painters, photographers, potters and sculptors. This is the perfect opportunity to find something special for yourself or your loved ones! The self-guided tour will take place on May 25th and 26th, 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm, rain or
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