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Fall Show at Pearl Ellis Gallery

COVID protocols are in place. Signage for direction and spacing is installed and hand sanitizer is available at the door. Gallery capacity is limited.

Blind Tiger Comedy Inviting People From Communities That Are Underrepresented In Comedy To Try Classes

Blind Tiger Comedy Inviting People From Communities That Are Underrepresented In Comedy To Try Classes

This is the most recent in a string of efforts and initiatives by the Directors of Blind Tiger to break down barriers to access and create space for traditionally sidelined or marginalized people in comedy. At a time where most could sorely use humour in their lives, this exciting creative outlet is being offered online through the Blind Tiger Comedy Digital School and also (for the first time in over a year) In Person at their new safety-first Fresh Air space at the NextDoor Gallery in Vancouver.

Young Artists Featured At Pearl Ellis Gallery

Young Artists Featured At Pearl Ellis Gallery

“The Next Generation: Young Artists in the Comox Valley” showcases several emerging visual artists, all of them former students of G.P.Vanier, Highland Secondary or Mark R. Isfeld Secondary

Former Kootenay Artists at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Former Kootenay Artists at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Kate Bridger, a fabric artist and Sue Parr, a painter worked together several times when they lived in Nelson but it was pure coincidence that they would both move to Vancouver Island in the same year. Bridger now lives in Comox and Parr is in Parksville.

Comox Valley Airport Announces the Spring – Art in the Airport & Virtual Exhibit

Comox Valley Airport Announces the Spring – Art in the Airport & Virtual Exhibit

“Twice annually, we look forward to the arrival of new art work for the enjoyment of our
passengers,” said Comox Valley Airport’s CEO, Mike Atkins. “With all of the challenges brought
about by the pandemic, the opportunity to provide our passengers and staff with a curated
selection of high quality, original works from some of the region’s finest artists is most welcome.
The artists capture the beauty of the spectacular region we live in, inspiring hope and optimism
while we patiently await the return to normal, and can invite the public to visit the terminal.”

Cvag Hosts Virtual Make Art Saturdays Throughout May

Cvag Hosts Virtual Make Art Saturdays Throughout May

The Comox Valley Art Gallery is inviting people of all ages to join artist Anne Steves for virtual Make Art Saturdays that are taking place throughout the month of May.

Every Saturday this month from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. , you can make your own collage alongside Steves via zoom.

People are welcome to drop in any time, and stay for as little or as much time as they like.

Members’ Spring Show at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Members’ Spring Show at Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery will host its Members’ Spring Show and Sale from April 29 to May 22, 2021. A wide range of styles from both emerging and professional artists will be displayed including watercolour, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, fibre art and sculpture. All work will be available for purchase. The Gallery also offers a wide selection of original greeting cards for sale by local artists.

Visible Labour Is Now Open At The Comox Valley Art Gallery

Visible Labour Is Now Open At The Comox Valley Art Gallery

We are excited to be inviting visitors back into our interior exhibition space after an intense week of cleaning up. As you may have heard, a fire was set outside our lower level garage 9 days ago. It happened very early in the morning, before our staff arrived. No one was hurt, and damage was minor thanks to the quick response of the Courtenay Fire Department and City Hall staff.

Pandemic Diaries

Pandemic Diaries

“ A story about how even through the scariest times you can find friendship in the
most unlikely people.” – Adelie

Pearl Ellis Gallery Apr 01- Apr 24

Pearl Ellis Gallery Apr 01- Apr 24

COVID protocols in place. Signage for direction and spacing is installed and hand sanitizer is available at the door. Gallery capacity is limited to six people at a time.

Gallery Members Featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Gallery Members Featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery will host its first Members’ Show and Sale of the year from February 4-27, 2021. A wide range of styles, from both emerging and professional artists, will be displayed and include watercolour, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, fibre art and sculpture. All work will be available for purchase. Art cards are also available for sale.