ONLINE AND IN THE GALLERY!

COWICHAN VALLEY FINE ARTS SHOW 2022

“Great Exhibition- So much talent in Canada” – Anthony Smith, UK

Image: Collage by Wilma Millette

ONLINE AND IN THE GALLERY!

COWICHAN VALLEY FINE ARTS SHOW 2022

“Great Exhibition- So much talent in Canada”                                              Anthony Smith, UK

SHOW DATES: MAY 5-29, 2022                   

Show Hours: Monday – Friday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm                                                               

Saturdays & Sundays (May 15, 22, 29):  12:00 am – 4:00 pm                                         

Open Later 6 – 7:30 pm on May 9 & May 11

 

Important Dates

ART DROP OFF DATE:  Sunday May 1,  10 am to 2 pm

SHOW DATES: MAY 5-29, 2022                                                             

Show Hours:  Monday – Friday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm                        Saturdays & Sundays (May 15, 22, 29):  12:00 am – 4:00 pm           

Open Later 6 – 7:30 pm on May 9 & May 11

Fine Arts Show Events

Buyer’s Preview May 4 at 6 pm  Tickets

Opening and Awards, May 4 at 7 pm Tickets                                                (Free for artists, $10 tickets for guests)                                    

NEW: Mothers Day Tea Sunday, May 8                                             

Art Attack Friday May 13

Have any questions? Visit this page with answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Largest Open (non-juried) Show on the Island

The Cowichan Valley Fine Art Show features work by emerging and renowned artists including painting and sculpture, jewelry design, furniture, photography and more.

SPONSORS 

  •  Excellent Frameworks, Old Farm Market, Hand of Man Museum, Thrifty Foods, Cowichan Citizen

AWARDS:  

  • Best in Show -$500 and a $200 framing credit, sponsored by Excellent Frameworks
  • Awards of Excellence (2) – $250  sponsored by The Old Farm Market
  • Jurors’ Awards (3) $250 sponsored by Hand of Man Museum and Duncan Daybreak Rotary Club
  • People’s Choice Award  (gift certificate) chosen by online and in-person votes

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Meet the Jury

This is a non-juried show to enter. But once you are in, the panel selects a few outstanding pieces for awards. Meet the jury of the 2022 Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show! Watch special interviews with each member to learn more about their experiences with art and what they look for when jurying a show.

Doug Clement

Doug is a professional artist, videographer and photographer. He is a lifetime resident of Victoria and has been capturing its beauty on film for over 40 years. During the 80’s he was an artist and photographer to many up-and-coming bands doing promo photos and album covers.

Watch his interview here.

 

Brent Cooke
Brent has competed in countless juried events worldwide and has been invited to participate in shows in New York, Chicago, Cincinnati, and in Vancouver. He has won many competitions in the US, and China.

Watch his interview here.

 

David Goatley
David is a Signature Member of the Portrait Society of America and the Federation of Canadian Artists. He has completed over 425 portrait commissions to date across the USA and Canada as well as Central America, the UK, Africa, Israel and India.

Watch his interview here.