"Women Without Borders" shine in "Cut Loose"
Gorgeous glazes, metal creations, exquisite felt animals, eye catching paintings and photographic images of architectural wonder.
Bonnie Coulter, sharon bussard grove, mary e coakley, Marj Harding, Suzanne Jensen, Amber Lomax, Angela Menzies, Kerry O'Gorman, Joanne Thomson.
Meet the Artists Reception: Friday, May 19, 7-9 pm
Annual art exhibition in collaboration with students from Belmont Secondary School, Royal Bay Secondary School and West Shore Centre for Learning & Training, Sooke School District #62.
Drop off Work: Wednesday - Sunday, May 24 - 28
Show Opens: Wednesday, May 31, 11:00 am
Meet the Artists Reception: Friday, June 2, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Pick up Work: Sunday, June 11, 5:00 - 5:30pm
Annual exhibition of fresh work from the Al Frescoes Plein Air Painters of Victoria, BC.
The Al Frescoes are the largest group of Plein Art artist operating on Vancouver Island maybe in Western Canada. Plein Air painting means that they paint their art on site in the open air. The group goes outside on Friday mornings to the many beautiful places of the Capital Regional District to paint their art. Come to the show to see what a beautiful place you live in.
Show Opens: Wednesday, June 14, 11:00 am
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, June 17, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
CC Collaboration with the Vancouver Island Surface Design Association. Exhibition coincides with the Northwest Association of Weavers’ Conference June 28 to July 2 at the University of Victoria.
Eco-threads is an open challenge to all VISDA members & Coast Collective Fibre Artist Members. Eco-threads can be defined as ecology, the environment, biology, nature, or re-using, re-purposing, remaking, or recycling in relation to your sustainable or environmentally sensitive fibre art practice. It challenges you to create your concept of Eco-threads. Interpret it in any way you choose: on a personal level, on a global level, or perhaps related to changes and growth in your favourite means of expression.
There is room for some 3D work. Most of the works selected will be hung on the wall. The show will be juried by way of digital images. Digital images can be submitted through the online form.
There will be a 30% commission charged on works sold by VISDA members. (25% for CC Associate Members). Artists who are not VISDA or CC Associate Members will be charged a $10/piece hanging fee up to a maxiumum $30.00 plus a 30% commission fee on pieces sold.
On-line Applications Due: Friday, June 9th, 2017 - 4:30 pm (DEADLINE EXTENDED)
Artists Notified: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Artists Notified (late submissions): Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Drop off of work: Wednesday to Sunday, June 21 to 25, 2017
Show Opens: Wednesday, June 28th, 11:00 am
Opening Reception: Friday, July 7th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Pick up of work: Sunday, July 9, 5:00-5:30
Open call, any medium, 2D or 3D
If you are an emerging artist this is a chance for you to show your work in a public gallery for the first time. As an established artist you can show work in a new medium you are exploring.
On-line application due: 11:59pm June 22nd (extended)
Artists notified: Friday, June 23 (extended deadline entries notified June 29)
Drop off work: Wednesday, July 5- Sunday, July 9, 11:00 am– 5:00 pm
Show opens: Wednesday, July 12, 11:00 am
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, July 15, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Pick up work: Sunday, July 23, 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Open call show for Coast Collective Associate Members only.
On-line application due: Wednesday, June 28
Artists notified: Friday, July 7
Drop off Work: Wednesday - Sunday, July 19 - 23
Show Opens: Wednesday, July 26, 11:00 am
Meet the Artists Reception: Friday, July 28, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Pick up Work: Sunday, August 6, 5:00 - 5:30 pm
Open call, any medium, 2D or 3D
Bring in small art pieces under 24 inches, sized for visitors to pack in their suitcase.
On-line application due: Wednesday, July 12
Artisits notified: Friday, July 21
Drop off Work: Wednesday - Sunday, August 2- 6
Show Opens: Wednesday, August 9
Meet the Artists Reception: Friday, August 11, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Pick Up Work: Sunday, September 3, 5:00-5:30 pm
Open call, any medium, 2D or 3D. Black and white and every grey in between makes powerful art. We challenge you to amp it up by adding A pop of ONE colour more to your black and white creation. Starting with this show, any artists who are not Associate Members will have to pay a $10 hanging fee per item, up to a maximum of $30. However, commission on sales for non-members has been reduced from 50% to 30% (still 25% for Associate Members).
Online application due date: Wednesday, August 9
Artists notified: Friday, August 18
Drop off work: Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3, 11:00 am– 5:00 pm
Show opens: Wednesday, September 6, 11:00 am
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, September 9, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Pick up work: Sunday, September 17, 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Open call - all mediums, 2D or 3D
Happy 150th Birthday, Canada! With this show, celebrate the beauty and diversity of Canada, past and present. The plein air paintings of the 2nd annual Paint-in at the Fort from September 17 (including youth work) will be featured.
Online application due date: Wednesday, September 6
Artists notified: Friday, September 15
Drop off work: Wednesday, September27 – Sunday, October 1, 11:00am– 5:00pm
Show opens: Wednesday, October 4, 11:00 am
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, October 7, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Pick up work: Sunday, October 15, 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Open Call – any medium, 2D or 3D
October brings cooler days and longer nights, the crackle of leaves under foot, hot apple cider, harvest and hauntings. How do you embrace this time of year?
Online application due: Wednesday, September 20
Artists notified: Friday, September 29
Drop off work: Wed, October 11 – Sunday, October 15,11:00-5:00pm
Show opens: Wednesday, October 18, 11:00 am
Meet the Artists Reception: Friday, October 20, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Pick up work: Sunday, October 29, 5:00 - 5:30 pm
Group exhibition featuring: Lenard Collins, Ken Faulks, Belle Leon, Sheila Lintaman
and Sheryl Parsons.
Open call to Coast Collective Associates and Gift Shop artists
Annual showcase of gift shop treasures perfect for holiday giving.
No hanging fee for Coast Collective 50/50 artists or Associate Members in this show.
1. Inventory list due by: October 25
2. Drop off work: November 8 - 12, 11:00 am– 5:00 pm
4. Show opens: November 15, 11:00 am
5. Holiday Celebration - Join us to celebrate the season and meet the artists
Sunday, December 10 , 1:00 – 3:00 pm
6. Pick up work: December 23, 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Bring your glowing heart and true patriot love to celebrate Canada's 150 years of confederation with the Island Illustrators Society!
July 1, 2017 marks 150 years of Canadian Confederation. The Island Illustrators Society celebrates Canada with an exhibition showcasing Canada through Vintage Style Travel Posters. Through these images, you are invited to take a journey across Canada, visiting the 10 provinces and three territories and witness the giant natural and man-made icons for which Canada is famous. The traveling exhibition will be unveiled at the Coast Collective Gallery on January 4, 2017 and remain on display until January 29th. To further celebrate Canada's sesquicentennial, the Island Illustrators will include a selection of their favourite works and illustrations of Canada to highlight this show.
For further information, please visit www.islandillustrators.org
Open call gallery exhibit.
Red is energizing. It sets our emotions alive and motivates us to take action. This show is all about the power of RED - in paintings, photography, glass art, sculpture and fabric art.
Define what the colour RED means to you!
DATES TO REMEMBER:
On-line Applications Due: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
Artists Notified: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Drop off of work: Wednesday to Sunday, January 25th to 29th, 2017
Show Opens: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, February 4, 2016 – 1:00 p.m.
Pick up of work: Sunday, February 26, 2017 (Unless alternate arrangements have been made in advance)
The Coast Collective Art Centre is looking for ceramic artists to showcase their works. The “Methods of Making” Gallery Exhibition is an opportunity to showcase ceramic artworks of all varieties and subject matter. This gallery show will place emphasis on the unique methods of creating a ceramic artwork. Whether it’s hand-built, wheel thrown, slip cast, or any other way of making, the process is embedded, and affects the end result.
Each artwork must be clay/ceramic as the main medium to be eligible for this show. Non-Ceramic embellishments are also permitted. This show will be adjudication by way of digital images.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
On-line Applications Due: Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
Artists Notified: Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Drop off of work: Wednesday to Sunday, February 22th to 25th, 2017
Show Opens: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, March 4, 2017 – 1:00 p.m.
Pick up of work: Sunday, March 26, 2017 (Unless alternate arrangements have been made in advance)
Celebrate the return of spring with Coast Collective's 9th Annual BLOOM Exhibition! We are looking for bright, bold, floral-inspired artworks in any 2-D or 3-D medium.
On-line Applications Due: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Artists Notified: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Drop off of work: Wednesday to Sunday, March 22 to 26, 2017
Show Opens: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Pick up of work: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Unless alternate arrangements have been made in advance)
Open call gallery exhibition. Celebrates Earth Day and the Centennial of the Migratory
Bird Convention Act and Canada’s 150. The region’s youngest artists are invited to submit artwork to celebrate BIRDS this EARTH DAY! Individual artists, groups and classes (school or rec centre) are encouraged to take part in this opportunity to show off your creativity. Sprout wings! GREAT PRIZES!
HOW TO ENTER:
Create paintings, drawings, sculptures from clay, or mix things up with various materials. If you have an idea and aren’t sure if it fits, just email gallery@ coastcollective.ca to check!
Groups of children, or entire classes are also encouraged to participate with collaborative submissions as well. We are eager to welcome a wide variety of work celebrating the amazing variety of local birds along with the many birds that enjoy our coastline for seasonal migration.
Download the Call-to-Artists PDF
On-line Applications Due: EXTENDED to Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Artists Notified: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Drop off of work: Wednesday to Sunday, April 12 to 16, 2017
Show Opens: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Pick up of work: Sunday, April 30, 2017 (Unless alternate arrangements have been made in advance)
Please join us for a self-guided tour of studios and gallery spaces in the beautiful communities of Colwood, Highlands, Langford and View Royal. Come see this showcase of talented West Shore Artists who call this place home. From pottery, textiles, painting, sculpting, mixed media and more, our West Shore Artists create it all, right here in our community!
Come to our preview: The Coast Collective Art Centre will host a two week gallery exhibition with a sampling of works from the West Shore Studio Tour Artists;
May 3 - 14, 2017. Reception; May 6, 2017, 1 - 3 p.m.
Our Community, Our Arts!
Gallery & Artisans Gift Shop Hours:
Wednesday to Sunday 11am - 5pm
#103 - 318 Wale Road, Colwood, BC V9B 0J8
The Coast Collective Arts Centre is a cultural enterprise
of the Society for Arts on the South Island (SASI)
The Coast Collective Arts Centre is a dynamic, inspiring centre promoting art and culture, connecting community members of all ages through creative expression and explorations. Gallery exhibits bring the works of talented emerging and established Canadian artists and artisans to the public at an accessible location. An Artisan Gift Shop showcases juried handmade works that celebrate the artistry and craftsmanship of Southern Vancouver Island. Exceptional, innovative, international-calibre instructors encourage the pursuit of excellence and fun for artists of all ages and abilities.
A special thank you to our Sponsors
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