Gifts & Wishes (12th Annual)

Meet-the-Artists Reception and Holiday Party: Saturday, December 14, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Live Harp Music on the afternoons of Wednesday November 20 and Saturday December 14

The Coast Collective Art Centre is pleased to once again showcase regional artists, craftspeople and makers in our 12th annual “Gifts & Wishes” show. This five-week, juried Christmas Fine Art and Craft Show is the one of the longest running shows of its kind in Victoria.

Explore a wide variety of media produced by over 40 local artists in our relaxing gallery atmosphere, with live harp music featured on November 20th and December 14th, and throughout the month of December.

The Coast Collective also offers gift certificates, and don’t forget to check out our 2020 classes and workshops – give the gift of learning this holiday season!

Gallery hours: 11:00 to 5:00 Wednesday through Sunday (closed Monday and Tuesday).  No admission fee.

For submitting artists:

Submission Deadline: October 17, 2019
Artists Notified: October 25, 2019
Drop off Artwork: Wednesday November 13 to Sunday November 17
Pick up Artwork: Sunday, December 22 , 2019

Open Call in any 2D or 3D medium.

If you are a painter, a potter, a sculptor, a carver, or maker of exquisite jewelry, glasswork, wearable art, or hand-crafted toys, we’d love to hear from you. Any 2- or 3-dimensional artwork in any medium is eligible for this special show. Each artist/craftsperson may submit up to 8 samples representative of their work via digital images.  (For more than 4 images, you will need to fill out two forms.) Existing Coast Collective Gift Shop Artists can express their interest in person or via email.

As there is no hanging fee for this exhibition, the commission rate for non-members is 50/50.

Participating artists are required to work 2 shifts during the 5-week exhibition.

Click here to submit your artwork on the Gallery Submission Form page.

Click here to view the Coast Collective’s Submission Guidelines.



Nov 20 2019 - Dec 22 2019


11:00 am - 5:00 pm




Gallery Show
Coast Collective Art Centre, Colwood, BC, Canada


Coast Collective Mailing Address

132-328 Wale Rd
Victoria, BC  V9B 0J8

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