From Old to Art

Renew. Restore. Reinvent. Artists were invited to consider themes of renewal. Interpretations may be broad – such as taking something old & imposing meaning or repurposing […]

A Body of Work III

Learning to draw from a live model is a traditional cornerstone of art training. Drawing the figure offers the ultimate artistic discipline because it presents every […]

A Retrospective by Jim Malo

Embark on a visual journey through Jim Malo's retrospective, unveiling years of diverse printmaking, including linoleum block printing and etchings. Witness the evolution of his craft […]

Youth Arts Showcase: Embrace Imperfection

The theme for this year’s youth art show is Embrace Imperfection. The show celebrates the artistic talents of Cowichan Valley youth (aged 13-21), and participation is free. Interested […]

Warmland Calligraphers

Show Dates: March 14 -28 The Warmland Calligraphers return! Visit our CVAC Annex gallery to see these unique works in person. About the Group: "A class […]

Cowichan Artisans

The Cowichan Artisans are a group of professional artisans who operate galleries, studios and create on a full-time basis. Eclectic offerings range from fine furniture, ceramics, […]

Fine Arts Show 2024

About the Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show The Cowichan Valley Fine Art Show is the largest open, non-juried,  art show on the Island and features work […]

The First Islands Printmaking Biennial 2024

“The First” Islands Printmaking Biennial 2024 is hosted by Printmakers Only Group (The POGs), established in the Cowichan Valley, BC, in 1989. A show connecting printmaking groups and […]

“Introducing…” 2024

The Cowichan Valley Arts Council (CVAC) is supporting emerging artists by providing an exhibiting and marketing opportunity for the Month of July (July 9 – 31) […]