Arts and culture

Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

 

North Island College fine art alumnus Keegan White has received a $4,000 scholarship to attend Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Photo supplied.

North Island College fine arts alumnus wins scholarship to Emily Carr

North Island College fine art alumnus Keegan White is preparing to take…

  • Jul 28, 2020

 

“Gestation” by Inuvialuit artist Maureen Gruben is one of the pieces currently on exhibit at the Comox valley Ary Gallery. Photo submitted.

Comox Valley Art gallery reopens to the public

The Time of Things — a powerful exhibition of work by five Indigenous women - runs until Sept. 11

  • Jul 8, 2020
“Gestation” by Inuvialuit artist Maureen Gruben is one of the pieces currently on exhibit at the Comox valley Ary Gallery. Photo submitted.
The Sid Williams Theatre is receiving some funding for livestream programming. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay theatre gets support for livestream ‘hybrid’ shows this year

Island Coastal Economic Trust funds help Sid Williams Theatre with infrastructure, training

The Sid Williams Theatre is receiving some funding for livestream programming. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Royston scratchboard artist Sharon Lennox, seen in this file photo with her Juror’s Choice Award from the 2017 Sidney Fine Arts Show, is one of the many artists featured on the Central Island Arts Guide website.

2020 Central Island Studio Tour goes digital

More than 100 artists have been gearing up for the 2020 Central…

  • Apr 29, 2020
Royston scratchboard artist Sharon Lennox, seen in this file photo with her Juror’s Choice Award from the 2017 Sidney Fine Arts Show, is one of the many artists featured on the Central Island Arts Guide website.
Comox Valley Arts groups are sending out the message that the community still has access to arts and culture despite the challenges presented during the COVID-19 crisis. Photo supplied.

‘Culture doesn’t stop’ say Comox Valley’s cultural groups

“Even when our doors close, #culturedoesntstop.” That message was delivered by four…

  • Apr 27, 2020
Comox Valley Arts groups are sending out the message that the community still has access to arts and culture despite the challenges presented during the COVID-19 crisis. Photo supplied.
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage
The art of Kelly Corbett

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019
The art of Kelly Corbett
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Musician traded in a law career for her musical journey

  • Nov 18, 2019
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message
Fashion for fall and for art

Fashion for fall and for art

Three arts professionals show off autumn styles

  • Oct 4, 2019
Fashion for fall and for art
Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Coast Collective executive director’s dream is to have West Shore arts centre

  • Aug 14, 2019
Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artistic journey from sign painting to fine art

  • Jul 10, 2019
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography
Artist Nicole Sleeth Paints the Figure

Artist Nicole Sleeth Paints the Figure

Challenging the viewer with her paintings of women

  • Sep 28, 2018
Artist Nicole Sleeth Paints the Figure