Beyond the Path show

Beyond the Path show

What: Beyond the Path, group art show Where: Cowichan Valley Arts Council Annex When: Oct. 11-25 The artists in the Beyond the Path show have taken a turn on their artistic journeys and along the way found their own artistic voices. The result is an unusually diverse...
Art Show Proposals

Art Show Proposals

In 2024, CVAC will begin planning the shows in the Annex space by requesting proposals for show themes. If you want to book your rental space, send us your ideas using this form Art Show Proposal A description of the scope of a proposed art show for 2024 Contact Name...
Featured Artist of the Month

Featured Artist of the Month

Starting in October 2022, CVAC is offering space in the studio for a week each month to a CVAC artist (working in any medium).  You will be able to display art on one of the walls in the studio and you are required to lead an open studio session and do at least one...
Call to Artists: Ekphrastic Art Inspired by Poetry

Call to Artists: Ekphrastic Art Inspired by Poetry

Art Inspired by Poetry Is a picture worth a thousand words? The Cowichan Valley Arts Council is offering artists a chance to prove that by picking a poem that inspired them and creating some art. Earlier this year, CVAC invited 12 well-known poets living on Vancouver...
People’s Choice Award Announced

People’s Choice Award Announced

After the votes were tallied, the winner of the People’s Choice Award at the annual Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show was Never Give Up, Jordan Blackstone’s compelling painting of an eagle. Blackstone is a former architect who moved to Vancouver Island from the BC...
Fine Arts Show winners announced

Fine Arts Show winners announced

An intricate burned wood mandala, a stone sculpture and Métis beading and a ribbon skirt were singled out for awards at the Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show at the May 4 opening event. About 150 people attended the opening to celebrate artists from the Cowichan Valley...