Visual Arts

A neighbourhood in stop motion

Fernwood Animation Project draws community support

Story Booth unveils Victoria’s untold mythologies

Since May, artist-in-residence Aubrey Burke has transformed this cozy space into a hub for sharing personal narratives, oral histories, and contemporary mythologies from the Greater Victoria community.

Public art in Victoria

“The difference between sanctioned and unsanctioned art is not just a question of legality. It’s more a question of what kinds of artworks get funding from the city or get…

Summer art adventures

Integrate Arts Festival running from August 15-16

An honest exhibition of girls in art

A collection of artwork depicting girls past and present is on display from now until Oct. 5 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Girls: Historical Portraits from the Collection…

Comfort is key at Couch* art gallery

After interrupting a Friday evening of wine and friends, Tanya Horn and Ian Scanlan, a newly married couple, sat before me on the very couch that shaped the character of…

UVic’s IdeaFest showcases the university’s indigenous art

Master woodcarver of the Songhees Nation Butch Dick led the Aboriginal artwork tour at UVic on March 5, in conjunction with Assistant Professor of Indigenous Education Dr. Carmen Rodriguez de…

Events: February 6 – 22

ART  Saturday, Feb. 8 “RED” Get yourself in the loving mood with “RED,” an event at the Coast Collective Art Centre at 3221 Heatherbell Road. The afternoon will showcase red-themed…

Local artist Cameron Kidd inspires Victoria youth and community

Victoria-raised, self-taught artist Cameron Kidd will complete his 10-month-long residency at artist centre Open Space in April 2014. Kidd’s residency focuses on three main public mural projects. The mural projects…