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In Studio with artist Anita McComas

In Studio with artist Anita McComas

Painting nature on the bright side

  • Mar 20, 2020
In Studio with artist Anita McComas
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Nanoose Bay painter lets passion be her guide

  • Mar 13, 2020
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world
Jan Ross has been the site manager of the Emily Carr House for 25 years. She sits in the home’s parlour with her chatelaine– a set of skeleton keys required to open the doors in the house. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

What it’s been like living in Emily Carr’s house for 23 years

Site managers Jan and Michael Ross are retiring after more than two decades

Jan Ross has been the site manager of the Emily Carr House for 25 years. She sits in the home’s parlour with her chatelaine– a set of skeleton keys required to open the doors in the house. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Outdoor locations a studio for his large canvases

  • Feb 26, 2020
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl
In studio with artist Athena Bax

In studio with artist Athena Bax

Making art for a living and for philanthropy

  • Feb 21, 2020
In studio with artist Athena Bax
The unique art world of Steve Chmilar

The unique art world of Steve Chmilar

Painter creates an international market for his artworks

  • Feb 14, 2020
The unique art world of Steve Chmilar
Internationally acclaimed potter Mary Fox plans to raise over $1 million for her Legacy Project (Cole Schisler photo)

B.C. ceramic artist launches residency project to support future potters

The Mary Fox Legacy Project will maintain Fox’s home gallery and offer artist residencies to potters

Internationally acclaimed potter Mary Fox plans to raise over $1 million for her Legacy Project (Cole Schisler photo)
Dylan Thomas is the new Indigenous Artist in Residence for Victoria. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

City of Victoria selects new Indigenous Artist in Residence

Salish artist Dylan Thomas takes on the role for two years

Dylan Thomas is the new Indigenous Artist in Residence for Victoria. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Creatively yours: Dianne Kelly

Creatively yours: Dianne Kelly

Paintings are bright, rich and abstract

  • Nov 6, 2019
Creatively yours: Dianne Kelly
Victoria-based Audie Murray took home the Juror’s Choice Prize at the Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). (File contributed/ SSNAP)

Victoria-based artist takes home prestigious art prize

Audie Murray won the Juror’s Choice prize at the Salt Spring National Art Prize

Victoria-based Audie Murray took home the Juror’s Choice Prize at the Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). (File contributed/ SSNAP)
Artist Jamin Zuroski holds up one of his creations for his Indigenous Illuminations project. (File Contributed/ Jamin Zuroski)

Indigenous artist challenges people to re-assess environments with new project

The ‘Indigenous Illuminations’ transforms the ordinary into something new

Artist Jamin Zuroski holds up one of his creations for his Indigenous Illuminations project. (File Contributed/ Jamin Zuroski)
Victoria Coun. Jeremy Loveday wants more affordable housing to be available to artists. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria councillor calls for more affordable housing options for artists

Coun. Jeremy Loveday wants Victoria to utilize current policies to help local artists

Victoria Coun. Jeremy Loveday wants more affordable housing to be available to artists. (Black Press Media file photo)
Artist Robert Amos paints Victoria

Artist Robert Amos paints Victoria

Painter is also an art writer and art historian

  • Sep 27, 2019
Artist Robert Amos paints Victoria
Victoria artist who stitches Trump quotes now on tour in U.S.

Victoria artist who stitches Trump quotes now on tour in U.S.

The Tiny Pricks Project combines Trump quotes with textile art

Victoria artist who stitches Trump quotes now on tour in U.S.
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
Kathryn Calder is the City of Victoria’s new artist in residence (File contributed/Tristan Shouldice)

City hosts event to meet Victoria’s new artist in residence

Kathryn Calder will lead an interactive musical activity in Beacon Hill Park

Kathryn Calder is the City of Victoria’s new artist in residence (File contributed/Tristan Shouldice)
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
Kathryn Calder is the City of Victoria’s new artist in residence (File contributed/ Tristan Shouldice)

Victoria’s new artist in residence Kathryn Calder brings music to the city

Calder is a musician who will take over the role from Luke Ramsey

Kathryn Calder is the City of Victoria’s new artist in residence (File contributed/ Tristan Shouldice)
Before fleeing Syria, Farid Abdulbaki was famous for his works with ceramics, sculptures and micro-mosaics. The tiny tile in his hand is comprised of thousands of stones, a piece of work worth roughly $20,000. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Famed Syrian artist displays paintings created while living in refugee camps

Farid Abdulbaki’s ‘Between Two Worlds’ exhibit will be displayed May 24-26 in Victoria

Before fleeing Syria, Farid Abdulbaki was famous for his works with ceramics, sculptures and micro-mosaics. The tiny tile in his hand is comprised of thousands of stones, a piece of work worth roughly $20,000. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce

Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce

Painter teaches the art of the portrait and exhibits students’ work

  • Mar 6, 2019
Portraiture Through The Eyes of Artist Nicholas Pearce