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Olivia and Freya are two of the summer students at the Rollin Art Centre who will be assisting with children’s summer camps. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Summer art camps return to Port Alberni

Camps at the Rollin Art Centre are open to ages 7-13

  • Jun 29, 2022
Olivia and Freya are two of the summer students at the Rollin Art Centre who will be assisting with children’s summer camps. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting by Jillian Mayne titled, “Early Morning Walk to Boucerias.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: New art exhibit showcases ‘Women’s Work’ in Port Alberni

Artist reception takes place June 25

  • Jun 23, 2022
A painting by Jillian Mayne titled, “Early Morning Walk to Boucerias.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The Solstice Arts Festival will take place June 18, 2022 in Port Alberni. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
The Solstice Arts Festival will take place June 18, 2022 in Port Alberni. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Table rentals at the Rollin Arts Centre for this year’s Solstice Arts Festival can now be booked. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Table rentals at the Rollin Arts Centre for this year’s Solstice Arts Festival can now be booked. SUBMITTED PHOTO
A painting by Cynthia Bonesky is one of the pieces on display at the Rollin Art Centre’s newest art exhibit. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: See spring through the eyes of Port Alberni artists

Solstice Arts Festival returns June 18

  • Jun 2, 2022
A painting by Cynthia Bonesky is one of the pieces on display at the Rollin Art Centre’s newest art exhibit. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
This painting by Cathy Stewart is one piece of artwork on display at the Rollin Art Centre. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Spring-inspired art exhibit opens at Rollin Art Centre

Exhibit featuring Port Alberni artists runs until June 18

  • May 26, 2022
This painting by Cathy Stewart is one piece of artwork on display at the Rollin Art Centre. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni features an exhibit of children’s work until May 20, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

ARTS AROUND: Last chance to view children’s exhibit at Rollin Art Centre

Exhibit features artwork from Port Alberni children

  • May 17, 2022
The Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni features an exhibit of children’s work until May 20, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Visitors admire the artwork on display at the Alberni Valley Museum for the newest exhibit, “Emergence: New Works, New Beginnings.” (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni art show looks to future after the pandemic

Exhibit at Alberni Valley Museum includes 72 pieces from Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands artists

Visitors admire the artwork on display at the Alberni Valley Museum for the newest exhibit, “Emergence: New Works, New Beginnings.” (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
An undated watercolour paint palette, painted in watercolour by instructor Ionne McCauley. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre extends deadline for spring show submissions

View the world through the eyes of a child in current exhibit, ‘Moments in Time’

An undated watercolour paint palette, painted in watercolour by instructor Ionne McCauley. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting by Susan Schaefer titled “Waterways.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni’s DRAW Gallery opens new group exhibit for May and June

Exhibit features artwork by Port Alberni and Vancouver Island artists

A painting by Susan Schaefer titled “Waterways.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The Sooke Fine Art Show in 2020. The last in-person show in 2019 attracted more than 9,000 people, while online shows in the last two years saw more than 10,000 tune-in. (Courtesy Sooke Fine Art Show)

Island artists urged to apply for a place in the return of Sooke Fine Arts Show

Applications will be judged for a place in July art show

The Sooke Fine Art Show in 2020. The last in-person show in 2019 attracted more than 9,000 people, while online shows in the last two years saw more than 10,000 tune-in. (Courtesy Sooke Fine Art Show)
The Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre plans spring work bee

Garden and grounds will be cleaned up on March 19

  • Mar 16, 2022
The Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting of a Great Blue Heron by Patricia M. Mansell titled “Marshland’s Wader.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni’s DRAW Gallery springs into art

Group exhibit is available to view until April 22

A painting of a Great Blue Heron by Patricia M. Mansell titled “Marshland’s Wader.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The annual Giant Book Sale is returning to the Alberni Athletic Hall this May. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Community Arts Council’s book sale fundraiser returns

Book sale will take place May 6 and 7 at Alberni Athletic Hall

The annual Giant Book Sale is returning to the Alberni Athletic Hall this May. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A piece of artwork by Ilya Treleaven titled “The Admiral.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Meet the artist at Rollin Art Centre

Ilya Treleaven’s new exhibit is titled “Unseen Things”

  • Mar 2, 2022
A piece of artwork by Ilya Treleaven titled “The Admiral.” (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A piece of artwork made by Port Alberni artist Ilya Treleaven. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni artist explores the unseen

New exhibit opens at the Rollin Art Centre on March 1

  • Feb 23, 2022
A piece of artwork made by Port Alberni artist Ilya Treleaven. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The opening reception of My Place in 2018. (Photo courtesy AV Museum).

Port Alberni art show re-emerges as Emergence

Free workshops, talks planned for summer of 2022

The opening reception of My Place in 2018. (Photo courtesy AV Museum).