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    These 3 amigas started doing some simple colour exercises from a book which snowballed into this fun show. Can you imagine living in a world without colour? Deborah Czernecky, Marcela Strasdas and Sharlene Stushnov-Lee could not!! They think colour brings life, joy, passion and emotion in our lives. Come and see how each of them sees and interprets every stop in the colour wheel! Meet-The-Artists Reception: Nov 3, 1.30-3.30 Demo: Nov 10, 2 pm Westridge Collection Gallery - Coast Collective 103-318 Wale Road
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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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    Making as Medicine: Indigenous Art Symposium Date: Friday, October 4, 2019 The community is invited to attend the Making as Medicine: Indigenous Art Symposium on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 hosted at the Royal BC Museum. Developed by City of Victoria’s Inaugural Indigenous Artist in Residence Lindsay Delaronde and artist Nicole Mandryk, the two-day interdisciplinary and inter-generational event will present and explore Indigenous ways of making through engaging in traditional arts. The Symposium will include two-day workshops followed by a panel discussion, traditional feast and cultural performances. Registration is required for both the workshops and feast. Workshop tickets are $35, available for purchase through the Royal BC Museum, and feast tickets are $45 and available for purchase through the City of Victoria. Participants will be able to choose between three hands-on traditional learnings including beadwork, Coast Salish knitting, and cedar weaving all facilitated by Indigenous artists: Maria Sampson, May Sam & Lindsay Delaronde. The Symposium will include a free public panel discussion from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on the second day of workshops. Indigenous artist entrepreneurs Lou-ann Neel and lessLIE will take part in a panel discussion about their experience as makers in context to the economy, cultural appropriation and establishing their careers through alternative pathways. To close the event on Sunday evening, a full traditional salmon feast will take place, followed by a drumming performance by ANSWER Drum Group in the Mungo Martin House. Making as Medicine is the third interactive Indigenous symposium hosted at The Royal BC Museum, in partnership with the City of Victoria and the Indigenous Artist Entrepreneur Program. For workshop registration, visit: www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca Tickets for the traditional salmon feast and more information, visit: www.victoria.ca/publicart.
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    Let Us Take You There: Adam Noonan and Linda Mercer Show and Sale Art Gallery of Greater Victoria THURSDAY OCT 10 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Embrace the colours of the fall season and celebrate the works of two long-standing local artists in the AGGV’s Art Rental and Sales Program. Adam Noonan is revered for his rich oil paintings and signature style of buildings and landscapes often including a path leading to somewhere curious. He uses a distinctive colour palette of oranges, reds, and golds, and his extraordinary use of shadow and light adds vibrancy to his paintings. Linda Mercer is a unique multidisciplinary artist (painter, ceramicist, and sculptor) and she expresses playful, good-natured, and often humorous aspects of her new urban world in her work such as capturing the joy of people walking their dogs. Both artists invite you to walk along the path of their imagination and ignite curiosity. Join us for a glass of wine at the Opening Reception in the Massey Sales Gallery and enjoy 10% off sales! Artist talk and Q&A starts at 7 pm. Show and Sale runs until November 9. www.aggv.ca
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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 acclaimed art critic, columnist, and author who wrote feature articles and art criticism for New York magazine for fourteen years. When that job ended, she began Zen Buddhist practice at Zen Mountain Monastery in upstate New York. Larson will discuss John Cage’s seminal text, Lecture on Nothing, first performed at the 8th Street Artists’ Club in New York in 1949. The lecture is written as a piece of music organized around a series of “empty” time intervals or durations. The central statement of the lecture, ‘I have nothing to say and I’m saying it’ reads as an oxymoron at first, but when considered further, reveals Cage’s inquiry into Buddhism. This lecture takes place at the University of Victoria, Phillip T Young Recital Hall, and will be followed by a performance of Cage’s text, scored by Kay Larson, directed by Christopher Butterfield, (Director, School of Music), and featuring local artists and performers. On Sunday Oct. 27 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., the public is invited to attend The Orion Keynote Conversation, Beautiful Trouble: A Conversation on Activism, Art and Buddhism with Suzanne Lacy, artist and Professor¸ Roski School of Art and Design, University of Southern California (Los Angeles) and Jodie Evans, author, activist, co-director, CODEPINK (Los Angeles), taking place at the University of Victoria, Hickman Building, 105 Lecture Theatre. Suzanne Lacy is a pioneering artist in social art practice who was introduced to Buddhism in the mid-1980s. Earlier this year, Lacy was the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), titled Suzanne Lacy: We Are Here. Jodie Evans is a cultural producer and global activist who has worked with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, and the Zen master, Thich Naht Hahn, who advocated for a notion of engaged Buddhism during the Vietnam War. Join in a conversation between these two long-time friends, exploring the relationship between art and activism, activism and Buddhism, and the spaces in between. “UVic’s Visual Arts Department is very pleased to be hosting this AGGV-organised event in conjunction with the Faculty of Fine Arts. The world-class calibre of the invited artists and scholars makes this a key event in the study of the immense impact of Buddhist teachings on modern and contemporary art,” said UVic Visual Arts Chair Paul Walde In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice is a multi-phase research and exhibition project led by AGGV Curator, Haema Sivanesan. The project takes a chronological and thematic approach towards examining the impact of Buddhism on art in North America from the post-war period (c1950) to the present. Jon Tupper, Director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria added, "the AGGV's collaboration with UVic to present this research convening is of great value, enhancing our community outreach and engaging students and faculty with the Gallery's mission. These two Orion lectures are free and open to all and promise to entertain, provoke and challenge preconceived ideas of both art and Buddhism." Research support is generously provided by The Robert H N Ho Family Foundation, Hong Kong and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York.
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    Youth Night with Kathryn Calder – City’s Artist in Residence Youth in the Greater Victoria region are invited to meet Kathryn Calder, the City of Victoria’s Artist in Residence at a gathering on Wednesday October 16, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Victoria High School Music Room, 1250 Grant Street. The community is invited to drop by to meet Calder, hear her perform, and directly share their ideas for youth artists and musicians in Victoria for the next two years. All ages are welcome. WHAT: Youth Night with Kathryn Calder, Victoria’s Artist in Residence WHEN: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Victoria High School Music Room An RSVP is not required. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Victoria-based musician, songwriter/recording artist and recording studio owner Kathryn Calder, was recently announced as the City’s Artist in Residence in 2019. The Artist in Residence program aims to ‘keep art in mind’, providing the opportunity for a professional artist to work collaboratively with City staff and the community to identify and develop a creative artwork/project to augment one or more capital projects annually over a two-year term. Calder’s professional experience in Victoria’s music industry is well-aligned with the City’s Create Victoria Arts and Culture Master Plan, which identifies the need to build on Victoria’s diverse and active music scene by positioning Victoria as a “Music City.” For more information, visit: www.victoria.ca/publicart For more information on Kathryn Calder: www.artistinresidenceyyj.com
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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 play, laughter, and love. I want my images to stir your soul; is there a trace of you in a brush stroke? If it whispers to you, then you will find your joy. Arden is a Victoria based artist and member of VAC, Zebra Arts Collective, and SPAC. She has been painting for 10+ years and has taken part in the Fairfield Artist Studio Tour, Bowker Creek Brush Up and was the Artist is Residence at the Parkside Hotel & Spa. She has also participated in several Live Painting shows including Art Battle. Art Show and Reception Sunday, September 29, 1–3 p.m. in the Lounge.
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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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    waterfalling Shelley Penfold | Daniel Laskarin September 6 to October 5, 2019 Opening Friday, September 6, 7pm Artist Talks: Saturday, September 7 at 12pm (Penfold) | Saturday, September 28 at 2pm (Laskarin) Deluge Contemporary Art 636 Yates Street, Victoria BC | deluge.ca Gallery Hours: Wed–Sat, 12–5pm Featuring painted diptychs by Vancouver-based Shelley Penfold and sculpture by Victoria’s Daniel Laskarin, waterfalling explores the nature and breadth of our human interactions. Employing an abstracted visual language arising from attraction and aversion, question and response, the work in this exhibition considers how our thoughts and conversations can break apart to reform and coalesce. Shelley Penfold My paintings are based on chance encounters, the way materials interact with surfaces and how they come together and settle, interact, and speak to each other. I work en plein air at times to find the language of nature. The ways that the materials mix and materialize on the surface of the paintings is not unlike the disparate synching that happens in a forest, meadow, or other landscape. There are a multitude of narratives that exist in each work and abstraction drives some of these conversations. There are interjections of cultural symbols, personal experience, icons, architecture, and a dictionary of marks that can appear at any time on the surface. When the inner dialogue that exists while in the process of making shifts, sometimes those marks etc are removed. This removal, build up and taking away is part of the overall history of each painting and is typically allowed to show through. But, at times, the marks are laid onto the surface as deliberate moves. These moves happen after a period of thought, experimentation (will the material hold up as I think it will) and a willingness to tell a story and to express an emotion or thought of something that has been observed in my life. These are personal narratives or portraits that utilize universal markers to make the paintings relational. There is intention involved as much as there are deliberate movements. At times, I can think about what is next for weeks or months. But once I get going those marks, moves, are laid down and left to settle to be contemplated upon, not unlike words on a page or of dark energy that exists but is not yet fully understood but has the ability to pull a universe apart. Daniel Laskarin After a career as a helicopter pilot/engineer I turned to the visual arts as a field of equal, if dissimilar, danger. My practice is one of restless contemplation. It is object based, materially and philosophically rooted. It is an investigation of our experience of objects as other bodies and of the ways in which art may give sensory experience to consciousness, creating a bridge between substance and ineffability. Understanding that the “expanded field” is utterly blown apart, my work makes things that stay together, that find their own order in a condition of disorder, and that at the same time remain unsettled. This work uses diverse media, drawn from industrial materials and processes, sometimes incorporating photography and video, optics, robotics systems, installation and sound. I have been involved with set design, public image projections, and large scale public commissions in the Pacific Northwest. I have exhibited across Canada and internationally and currently teach at the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Victoria in western Canada. Contact: Deborah de Boer, delugeart@shaw.ca Images: Shelley Penfold: it looks like it should be rubble, right B?, mixed media on canvas, 2019, 122x183cmDaniel Laskarin: tether, steel, aluminum, rope, 2018, 224x62x180cm; to extend and shift, aluminum, fabric, various props, 2016/19, 104x81x84cm
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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, but registration is required as attendance is limited. If Eventbrite is not an accessible way of registration for you, please phone Regan Shrumm at 250-384-4171 x 220, or email at rshrumm@aggv.ca to register.
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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. Show here is: “Passage” Karel Doruyter, 36 x 60 inches, Acrylic on Canvas
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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 community within a single portrait puppet. Using storytelling, coloured wool felt, contemporary stitch work and beading, the workshop will innovate traditional portraiture to blur the boundaries between fine art, craft and storytelling. No experience necessary. All materials provided. Material fee per person $40. Call/email to register: 250.721.6562 | legacy@uvic.ca Learn more about our current exhibitions here. Legacy Art Gallery Downtown | 630 Yates Street | 250.721.6562 | legacy.uvic.ca
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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 series of painted aluminum and plastic sculptures, each work titled by the year of the source material and a visual referent. “Even in our dream state, for better or worse, our hands are not necessarily idle. It may be the act of disregarding the detritus of life, or sitting in a fog while making miniature assemblages of available wastepaper.” It is our preoccupation with the importance of living, he says, that allows these muddled drifting acts to recall and transcend our past. Jeremy Borsos attended Emily Carr School of Art and the Art Students League in New York. His practice is multidisciplinary and includes writing, photography, installation, painting, and video. He has exhibited nationally and internationally. Together with his partner, Sus, the Borsos have developed a meta-historical use of salvaged architecture, constructing multiple dwellings and ancillary structures, most recently in the restoration of the Blue Cabin in North Vancouver. 1960: Honeyboy, silkscreen monoprint on polyethylene terephthalate and aluminum, 10" x 36" x 10.5”, 2019 1941: A home movie, of a man, cleaning car parts with steel wool, oil silkscreen on aluminum 15" x15" x12”, 2019
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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 that room. And so we are delighted to fill the Club’s Renaissance Room with the joy of Plaskett’s iconic still lifes and tablescapes. Here is a table vacated after breakfast, the serviette laid purposefully, the café presse drained, the butter dish left uncovered. And here is a generous bowl of oranges, an hospitable pineapple, an amaryllis in vibrant red bud; and then we encounter the artist himself – a self portrait, looking directly at the viewer, but nestled into his own still life with antique surrounds and a vase of wispy flowers. Each time Plaskett documented the mundane, everyday life, he extended himself and somehow made the subject sing and made the objects significant. Joseph Plaskett: Remains of a Breakfast 1, 2005, oil on canvas, 28 x 36 inches Joseph Plaskett received a BA in history and a teaching certificate from the University of British Columbia in 1939. He went on to study with Jack Shadbolt and B.C. Binning at the Vancouver School of Art and with A.Y. Jackson at the Banff Summer School. In 1946 he was awarded the first Emily Carr Scholarship which he used to study at the California School of Fine Art, San Francisco. Canada’s most beloved painter later established his own foundation which continues to award similar scholarships to emerging artists. Known for his figurative and still life paintings, Plaskett has long been highly collectable. Prior to the artist’s death in 2014, he was still painting, exhibiting on two continents, and collecting awards including Officer of the Order of Canada and several honourary doctorates. Plaskett exhibited extensively in Canada as well as in London and Paris. His work is included in every major museum collection in Canada from Victoria to Charlottetown. View Exhibition winchestergalleriesltd.com
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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 family during their first year in Canada.
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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 woodland rhododendron specialty garden and a custom built orchid house. “Last year’s sold- out event helped enrich the lives of many through our music education programs,” says Jane Butler McGregor, CEO of the Victoria Conservatory of Music. “We are thankful for the wonderful volunteers who work so hard to put on the Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour, the VCM’s largest annual fundraising event.” Once again, there will be a fantastic plant sale featuring everything from succulents to shrubbery, hanging baskets to fresh herbs, truly something for every garden and every gardener. Money raised by the Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour ticket sales and plant sale help the VCM maintain its music and outreach programs and special musical events while enhancing community life in Victoria. WHAT: 37th Annual Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour WHERE: Greater Victoria-area gardens WHEN: May 11 and 12 from 10:00am – 4:00pm HOW MUCH: $35/$37 (online purchase) for the weekend (children 12 and under get in free) BUY TICKETS HERE: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1833775-37th-annual-mother-s-day-victoria/ Or purchase in person at the VCM front desk, 900 Johnson St. Victoria, BC or at retail locations throughout Greater Victoria listed here:https://vcm.bc.ca/victoria-garden-tour/ About the Victoria Conservatory of Music: Founded in 1964, the Victoria Conservatory of Music is one of Canada’s most innovative and progressive music schools. Its mission is to enrich lives through music in a thriving community accessible to all. The VCM is a Centre for Excellence and enjoyment of music through education, performance and music therapy, serving its community of over 3700 students and music therapy clients of all ages, through six outstanding program areas: The Ann & George Nation Conservatory School of Classical Music; The Chwyl Family School of Contemporary Music; the School of Music Technology and Creativity; and the departments of Postsecondary Studies, Music Therapy, and Early Childhood Music. VCM’s Music Outreach initiatives further enrich the lives of over 1000 children in day-cares, preschools, and Elementary schools throughout the Greater Victoria Area. The VCM is a non-profit organization located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. For more information visit us online at: vcm.bc.ca -30-
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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 of the rich variety of art being created in Victoria. Established and emerging artists open their studio doors to the public to display their fine art including painting, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles and photography. Visit https://www.fairfieldartistsstudiotour.com/about for maps, artist info and more. We look forward to welcoming you to our studio!
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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 response to trauma. As she restored her spiritual balance, she documented her journey in small paintings. There are more than 30 mixed media works in the show, pieces that use acrylic, watercolour and collage to create layers. These abstract images are coupled with written reflections on the artist’s healing process. “Life is a midden,” she said. “Truth can sometimes be underneath all these layers.” She began to paint out of an inability to find words to communicate the raw reality. “It came out of a need to express what I couldn’t say in words,” she said. She believes that continuing intergenerational and sexual trauma among First Nations, “is the root problem in our communities that we are still not facing.” Vickers, 63, is of British, Tsimshian, Heiltsuk and Haida First Nation ancestry and was raised in Hazelton and Victoria. She grew up with art all around her, learning traditional applique fabric designs and later, painting. Her brothers Arthur Vickers and Roy Henry Vickers are both well-known artists. Roy has partnered with her to create a potlatch screen that will be on display during the show. Having Christ Church Cathedral host the show is really significant, says Vickers, who always loved the words and music of the Anglican service. Christ Church Cathedral Dean Ansley Tucker said such an important exhibit creates valuable insights. “Long before we learned to speak, we learned to see,” she said. “In this exhibit we have the benefit of visceral visual images, as well as Patricia Vickers’s own words of reflection to guide and teach us. We are grateful for her courage and honesty.” Sunday, April 28, 5.30 pm. Opening reception (Chapel of the New Jerusalem) Sunday, May 5 at 3.00 pm, Connecting Hearts, artist talk on personal reconciliation. “People know the history. What isn’t being spoken about is our internal worlds and what connects our hearts,” she said. Hours: The show will be open to the public 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Saturday and 1.00 to 3.00 pm on Sunday. Patricia June Vickers is a counsellor and artist living in Vancouver. She is clinical director of mental health and wellness at the First Nations Health Authority and has a PhD. Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria stands on the traditional lands of the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations. It is the episcopal seat of the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia, which includes Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The Cathedral also has a large and active parish community and contributes to the cultural, social and spiritual life of residents and visitors in the Capital Regional District. The gothic cathedral, one of Canada’s largest churches, was designed in 1896. Christ Church Cathedral 930 Burdett Ave, Victoria BC V8V 3G8 250.383.2714 x 228, cell 250-634-3696 www.christchurchcathedral.bc.ca
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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 shine. Free admission. Maps, brochures and further information is available on at https://hillstoshoreartists.ca/ as well as at many local merchants in Cadboro Bay, Gordon Head and Mt. Tolmie areas. We look forward to seeing you there!
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