Virtual Tour Schedule

BOOKMARK THIS PAGE and check back regularly as we add in artists & events! NOTE: some of the morning workshops are a small extra fee.

QUICK LINKS TO DATES:

WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

… & Other events, too!

We’re excited to share this event with you. We’ve  got artists in attendance LIVE as well as many recorded presentations running throughout the week. 

Blue Box = LIVE Artist

Grey Box = LIVE/Hybrid Music

No Box = RECORDED 

Please note – we’re doing our best to keep the schedule as accurate as possible, however, last minute changes may occur. Our apologies for any inconvenience.

QUICK LINKS TO DATES:

WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

… & Other events, too!

Sunday Nov 29

Between 2-4pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 1
Cindy Mawle

Best known for her west coast acrylic landscape paintings, Cindy balances what she feels and sees to produce an artwork that relaxes the viewer, in the way nature calms her. Recently some of her best work is available in high quality limited edition reproductions, printed professionally and locally, each piece signed and numbered by the artist.

Virtual Tour Schedule 2
artsphere

Artsphere Gallery presents ARTMATS ...art for the home - placemats, wall art and gifts. ARTMATS are prints or screen prints by 12 different artists hand-made on 16”x12” birch boards and finished with study lacquer. This is a fundraising project with 50% of proceeds going to support Habitat for Humanity Comox Valley.

Virtual Tour Schedule 3
Calum Cameron

Calum is an Artist, Gallery owner and Teacher. He offers various classes in Acrylic painting, exhibit space, giclee printing, and art critque services.

Virtual Tour Schedule 4
Deb Roberts Glass Cottage

The Glass Cottage creates home decor items from fused glass, lampworked glass beads and fine silver jewelry.

Virtual Tour Schedule 5
Peggy Burkosky

Peggy is a traditional watercolour and oils painter, illustrator in charcoal/conte portrait artist and instructor. She has had extensive training in watercolour painting and portraiture including workshops at the Federation of Canadian Artists workshops, the Metchosin School of the Arts in Canada and Fabriano in Aquarello International symposium workshops in Fabriano Italy (2015).

Virtual Tour Schedule 6
Laura Jayne Furness

I am in constant awe of my surroundings on Vancouver Island and it shows in my work. But there's also a sense of whimsy, and dream-like qualities, a flowing nature and I love to lead the eye in and out of a piece. Drawing, painting and epoxy are my areas of expertise. I have a very distinct style that's formed over the years and now very recognizable to others though it's always growing, evolving and changing.

Sharon's Studio - Courtenay artist
Sharon Shufflebotham

My medium is oils on canvas but earlier work was acrylic on canvas. I’m a realist and love painting the outdoors. Through this time of Covid I started my “something new” by painting all our fur babies in the family.

Sandpiper Custom Furniture - Courtenay artist
Sandpiper Studios

I make custom furniture in the the arts and crafts and danish styles with and without a twist.

Between 4-6pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 7
Luminous Groove

Art & History Together Hand crafted and individually sourced pieces of audio engineering history turned into timeless pieces of functional art. Elegant and beautiful, each piece is completely unique. Starting as bodies of actual period non repairable microphones (not reproductions), each piece is evaluated for rarity, condition, and character before being matched to components.

Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery - Courtenay artist
Spirits of the West Coast

Experience 'I’TUSTO - Rising Again', featuring a wide selection of Northwest Coast Art by internationally renowned artist Calvin Hunt. Offering works that reflect the power of contemporary Kwakwaka’wakw art, ceremony, identity, and spirituality, this inspiring exhibition and sale opens with songs and dances by Calvin’s dance group the Copper Maker Dancers and Karver Everson. We are honoured to share this video of the opening celebrations.

Virtual Tour Schedule 8
Fay St. Marie

A video wander through Fay's backyard studio. Acrylic, mixed media paintings of landscapes, floral, still life, and Ukrainian Babushka series. Studied Fine Arts, a full time artist for 25 years. Federation of Canadian Artists member.

Virtual Tour Schedule 9
Sylvie Bart

Contemporary artist, expressionist and impressionist painter using a variety of media with special interest in acrylic, cold wax/oil, mixed media, inks, collage and encaustic. Sylvie’s style is both expressionist and impressionist. Her work is process driven, intuitive, bold and energetic. Her work includes abstracts, figures and florals. I have a new address (since 2019 tour) and a brand new studio. Come visit me throughout the year by appointment. Original works, prints and art cards available.

Virtual Tour Schedule 10
Kathi Rudko

As an artist I work in watercolour, acrylics and oil, both realistically and abstractly. My particular passions are landscapes and the figure. As an art instructor, I teach beginning to advanced watercolour and acrylics, as well as workshops in mixed media, cold wax and oil and Encaustics.

Virtual Tour Schedule 11
Cathouse Gallery - Sheena McCorquodale

I am a commercial artist that enjoys a wide range of art disciplines from life drawing, acrylic painting, watercolour, and computerized digital art. I have been recently been concentrating on sculpture, exploring the medium of chicken wire. My subjects are figurative, primarily full sized female forms.

Between 6-8pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 12
6pm - Beau Stocker Workshop

Adaptation of acoustic drum kit performance ideas to electronics. Drum kit performer/educator/researcher Beau Stocker's interest in the sounds of acoustic instruments has informed the adaptation of such ideas to electronic instruments. This session will be a combination of demonstration and explanation of Beau's adaptation of acoustic instruments to electronics for use in the virtual world.

Virtual Tour Schedule 13
Tracy Kobus

Tracy Kobus’ acrylic paintings give a thoughtful and imaginative perspective on the connection between humans and the natural world. Visit the artist’s studio in West Courtenay to see where she creates her work, now a colourful collection of prints and cards collected world wide.

Virtual Tour Schedule 14
7PM - Café Olé

With influences from Spain and Latin-America, this versatile duo's timeless repertoire wields a power to transport audiences. Sponsored by Waterwoman Consulting.

Virtual Tour Schedule 15

Waterwoman Consulting

Water quality monitoring, strategic planning and communications for small to medium-sized water systems

QUICK LINKS TO DATES:

WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

… & Other events, too!

Other Events

LAURA JAYNE ART STUDIO PRESENTS "SNOWMAN LIGHTS" WORKSHOP
Virtual Tour Schedule 6
DEC 4TH, 430-730pm, online - $10

This is an acrylic painting of a snowman with his stick hands open to the sky and stars above, with Westcoast scene in the background and we get to poke fun little lights through the canvas, click them on, tape on the back and hang on your wall this Holiday Season to shine bright! I will walk you through step by step! It's for any ages but recommend for ages 5+ and it's so fun to do as a family! All supplies can be found at any local dollar store! REGISTRATION LINK COMING SOON.

Wednesday Nov 25

Between 2-4pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 17
Dianne Nelson

I work on silk, with various fine art designs. Each piece is an original. They can be hung as banners or as paintings on canvas. I feature west coast scenes and wildlife in subject matter.

Virtual Tour Schedule 18
Sofie Skapski

Highly textured paintings of nature in oil and cold wax.

Virtual Tour Schedule 19
Lunar Reflections

A Union Bay gallery featuring numerous local, and nearly local, artists across an array of styles and genres - from visual to functional to wearable art!

Between 4-6pm

Sandpiper Custom Furniture - Courtenay artist
Sandpiper Studios

I make custom furniture in the the arts and crafts and danish styles with and without a twist.

Virtual Tour Schedule 20
Bev Byerley

Local landscape painter working mostly in acrylics doing local landscapes in a stylized fashion.

Virtual Tour Schedule 10
Kathi Rudko

As an artist I work in watercolour, acrylics and oil, both realistically and abstractly. My particular passions are landscapes and the figure. As an art instructor, I teach beginning to advanced watercolour and acrylics, as well as workshops in mixed media, cold wax and oil and Encaustics.

Between 6-8pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 22
Marie & Lauren's Gourds & Glass

A virtual tour of Marie McGregor & Lauren Read's collaborative studio in Courtenay

Thursday Nov 26

Virtual Tour Schedule 23
10:30 AM - Watercolour Cards with Carla Flegel

This was fun! Connect with Carla on facebook to stay up to date on new virtual workshops!

Between 2-4pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 17
Dianne Nelson

I work on silk, with various fine art designs. Each piece is an original. They can be hung as banners or as paintings on canvas. I feature west coast scenes and wildlife in subject matter.

Virtual Tour Schedule 18
Sofie Skapski

Highly textured paintings of nature in oil and cold wax.

Virtual Tour Schedule 26
Elissa Anthony

Tour an oil painting with Bowser artist, Elissa Anthony. She walks through one of her recent paintings, discussing technique and light and line.

Virtual Tour Schedule 2
artsphere

Artsphere Gallery presents ARTMATS ...art for the home - placemats, wall art and gifts. ARTMATS are prints or screen prints by 12 different artists hand-made on 16”x12” birch boards and finished with study lacquer. This is a fundraising project with 50% of proceeds going to support Habitat for Humanity Comox Valley.

Virtual Tour Schedule 28
Carla Flegel

All of my work is in Watercolour. I am known for my fun and whimsical seagulls. I mount the paper directly onto wood frames and coat with archival wax so they are water resistant and do not need glass framing as most watercolour does. The paintings are all under $200 and commissions are welcomed

Virtual Tour Schedule 29
Salish Sea Market

Artistic expression in all mediums from the shores of the Salish Sea... Our storefront is officially open to once again share our passion, powerful stories and continued support for our local artists. We have been established since 2010 in beautiful Bowser, BC, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, showcasing fine art and handcrafted creations within sight and “insight” of the Salish Sea, offering a sampling that represents the west coast expression of over 195 amazingly talented individuals. When you are ready for an artful, distinctive, memorable coastal journey, the Salish Sea Market team welcomes your visit.

Between 4-6pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 30
Corwin Fox Music

Corwin Fox is a Canadian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist living on Vancouver Island. Having toured across four continents, Corwin has been spending an increasing amount of time recording and producing other artists across a wide range of genres. He still plays concerts and festivals performing his songs on banjo and guitar, and he teaches songwriting to youth each summer. Corwin is also playing with Richard Reed Parry's Quiet River of Dust. Sponsored by Cumberland Village Works

Virtual Tour Schedule 32
Madeleine Wood

Take a guided walk through Madeleine's Fanny Bay studio. Painter of natural delights, Madeleine Wood, MFA, shows magically realistic oil and acrylic originals and reproductions in various sizes. Inquire about private tutoring.

Between 6-8pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 33
April Cotton Dyck

April Cotton Dyck current new works is an exploration of color language, creating color frequency and form in the shape of Mandela’s. She also has working with clear resins and oil paints to create dreamy effects on canvas.

Virtual Tour Schedule 6
Laura Jayne Furness

I am in constant awe of my surroundings on Vancouver Island and it shows in my work. But there's also a sense of whimsy, and dream-like qualities, a flowing nature and I love to lead the eye in and out of a piece. Drawing, painting and epoxy are my areas of expertise. I have a very distinct style that's formed over the years and now very recognizable to others though it's always growing, evolving and changing.

Sandpiper Custom Furniture - Courtenay artist
Sandpiper Studios

I make custom furniture in the the arts and crafts and danish styles with and without a twist.

QUICK LINKS TO DATES:

WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

… & Other events, too!

Friday Nov 27

Virtual Tour Schedule 35
10 AM - MONOPRINTING WORKSHOP WITH Larissa McLean

Textures in monoprinting - Learn about the facinating process of monoprinting with a gelli-plates and water based lino ink with natural found elements such as feathers leaves, flowers, and other textured details. Included with your tour pass. This session is sponsored by Amara Farm

Between 2-4pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 17
Dianne Nelson

I work on silk, with various fine art designs. Each piece is an original. They can be hung as banners or as paintings on canvas. I feature west coast scenes and wildlife in subject matter.

Virtual Tour Schedule 18
Sofie Skapski

Highly textured paintings of nature in oil and cold wax.

Virtual Tour Schedule 35
Larissa McLean

I am an artist and art and gardening teacher. I live and teach out of a 900 square foot windmill and have a Studio out of the back. I'm passionate about flowers, mushrooms, forests and living sustainably. I want to do my part to protect salmon estuaries and old growth forests. I work primarily in fluid acrylics and mixed media but have an arts degree in printmaking. I have been teaching art from grade 1-12 for over 25 years.

Virtual Tour Schedule 5
Peggy Burkosky

Peggy is a traditional watercolour and oils painter, illustrator in charcoal/conte portrait artist and instructor. She has had extensive training in watercolour painting and portraiture including workshops at the Federation of Canadian Artists workshops, the Metchosin School of the Arts in Canada and Fabriano in Aquarello International symposium workshops in Fabriano Italy (2015).

Virtual Tour Schedule 3
Calum Cameron

Calum is an Artist, Gallery owner and Teacher. He offers various classes in Acrylic painting, exhibit space, giclee printing, and art critque services.

Virtual Tour Schedule 42
3PM - Brodie Dawson

Brodie calls her style a mix of 'soulful folky blues' with a gospel funk, a twist of pop and a twang of old-school country. It’s her voice that jumps out at you…as soon as she sings her first note you're hooked! Sponsored by Second Page Used Books

Sharon's Studio - Courtenay artist
Sharon Shufflebotham

My medium is oils on canvas but earlier work was acrylic on canvas. I’m a realist and love painting the outdoors. Through this time of Covid I started my “something new” by painting all our fur babies in the family.

Virtual Tour Schedule 28
Carla Flegel

All of my work is in Watercolour. I am known for my fun and whimsical seagulls. I mount the paper directly onto wood frames and coat with archival wax so they are water resistant and do not need glass framing as most watercolour does. The paintings are all under $200 and commissions are welcomed

Virtual Tour Schedule 44
Wendy Morosoff Smith

Wendy Morosoff Smith is a contemporary Canadian painter and printmaker whose work explores and reflects the spiritual aspect of the Canadian landscape. Blending abstraction and landscape symbolism with the study of light and space, Wendy creates meditations on place, time, the elements, memory and perception. Her luminous and richly textured images provide a new perspective to the landscape.

Virtual Tour Schedule 29
Salish Sea Market

Artistic expression in all mediums from the shores of the Salish Sea... Our storefront is officially open to once again share our passion, powerful stories and continued support for our local artists. We have been established since 2010 in beautiful Bowser, BC, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, showcasing fine art and handcrafted creations within sight and “insight” of the Salish Sea, offering a sampling that represents the west coast expression of over 195 amazingly talented individuals. When you are ready for an artful, distinctive, memorable coastal journey, the Salish Sea Market team welcomes your visit.

Between 4-6pm

Sandpiper Custom Furniture - Courtenay artist
Sandpiper Studios

I make custom furniture in the the arts and crafts and danish styles with and without a twist.

Virtual Tour Schedule 10
Kathi Rudko

As an artist I work in watercolour, acrylics and oil, both realistically and abstractly. My particular passions are landscapes and the figure. As an art instructor, I teach beginning to advanced watercolour and acrylics, as well as workshops in mixed media, cold wax and oil and Encaustics.

Virtual Tour Schedule 11
Cathouse Gallery - Sheena McCorquodale

I am a commercial artist that enjoys a wide range of art disciplines from life drawing, acrylic painting, watercolour, and computerized digital art. I have been recently been concentrating on sculpture, exploring the medium of chicken wire. My subjects are figurative, primarily full sized female forms.

Between 6-8pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 33
April Cotton Dyck

April Cotton Dyck current new works is an exploration of color language, creating color frequency and form in the shape of Mandela’s. She also has working with clear resins and oil paints to create dreamy effects on canvas.

Virtual Tour Schedule 51
Lois Goodnough

Award-winning, internationaly-selling contemporary expressionist acrylic artist using unique painting technique to produce imaginative and eclectic figurative and floral works which have a “fabric-like” appearance.

Virtual Tour Schedule 1
Cindy Mawle

Best known for her west coast acrylic landscape paintings, Cindy balances what she feels and sees to produce an artwork that relaxes the viewer, in the way nature calms her. Recently some of her best work is available in high quality limited edition reproductions, printed professionally and locally, each piece signed and numbered by the artist.

Virtual Tour Schedule 12
Beau Stocker

A journey from acoustic to electronic instruments: Drum kit performer/educator/ researcher Beau Stocker will take you on his journey to the virtual world with demonstration and performance of electronic drumming and digital instruments. His adaptation of acoustic instrument performance ideas to electronic instruments has opened new doors for inspiration in performance as well as education.

Virtual Tour Schedule 54
Muddy Duck Pottery

Dawn makes functional pottery for you to love and use daily in your kitchen. If time permits she will do a throwing at the potters wheel demonstration.

Saturday Nov 28

Virtual Tour Schedule 55
10 AM-Noon : Introduction to creating sculptures with chicken wire with Cathouse Gallery

Starting off creating a wire fairy and angel from kits. Moving on to showing how to work with larger pieces up to full sized human forms. We will explore the nature of chicken wire and how to work with its strengths and weaknesses and what tools are recommended. I will have a couple of full sized items in the shop and I will go over what techniques I used to produce a variety of effects. *** $20, click to get your ticket!

Between 2-4pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 2
artsphere

Artsphere Gallery presents ARTMATS ...art for the home - placemats, wall art and gifts. ARTMATS are prints or screen prints by 12 different artists hand-made on 16”x12” birch boards and finished with study lacquer. This is a fundraising project with 50% of proceeds going to support Habitat for Humanity Comox Valley.

Virtual Tour Schedule 3
Calum Cameron

Calum is an Artist, Gallery owner and Teacher. He offers various classes in Acrylic painting, exhibit space, giclee printing, and art critque services.

Virtual Tour Schedule 6
Laura Jayne Furness

I am in constant awe of my surroundings on Vancouver Island and it shows in my work. But there's also a sense of whimsy, and dream-like qualities, a flowing nature and I love to lead the eye in and out of a piece. Drawing, painting and epoxy are my areas of expertise. I have a very distinct style that's formed over the years and now very recognizable to others though it's always growing, evolving and changing.

Virtual Tour Schedule 5
Peggy Burkosky

Peggy is a traditional watercolour and oils painter, illustrator in charcoal/conte portrait artist and instructor. She has had extensive training in watercolour painting and portraiture including workshops at the Federation of Canadian Artists workshops, the Metchosin School of the Arts in Canada and Fabriano in Aquarello International symposium workshops in Fabriano Italy (2015).

Sharon's Studio - Courtenay artist
Sharon Shufflebotham

My medium is oils on canvas but earlier work was acrylic on canvas. I’m a realist and love painting the outdoors. Through this time of Covid I started my “something new” by painting all our fur babies in the family.

Virtual Tour Schedule 28
Carla Flegel

All of my work is in Watercolour. I am known for my fun and whimsical seagulls. I mount the paper directly onto wood frames and coat with archival wax so they are water resistant and do not need glass framing as most watercolour does. The paintings are all under $200 and commissions are welcomed

Virtual Tour Schedule 44
Wendy Morosoff Smith

Wendy Morosoff Smith is a contemporary Canadian painter and printmaker whose work explores and reflects the spiritual aspect of the Canadian landscape. Blending abstraction and landscape symbolism with the study of light and space, Wendy creates meditations on place, time, the elements, memory and perception. Her luminous and richly textured images provide a new perspective to the landscape.

Virtual Tour Schedule 7
Luminous Groove

Art & History Together Hand crafted and individually sourced pieces of audio engineering history turned into timeless pieces of functional art. Elegant and beautiful, each piece is completely unique. Starting as bodies of actual period non repairable microphones (not reproductions), each piece is evaluated for rarity, condition, and character before being matched to components.

Virtual Tour Schedule 29
Salish Sea Market

Artistic expression in all mediums from the shores of the Salish Sea... Our storefront is officially open to once again share our passion, powerful stories and continued support for our local artists. We have been established since 2010 in beautiful Bowser, BC, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, showcasing fine art and handcrafted creations within sight and “insight” of the Salish Sea, offering a sampling that represents the west coast expression of over 195 amazingly talented individuals. When you are ready for an artful, distinctive, memorable coastal journey, the Salish Sea Market team welcomes your visit.

Sandpiper Custom Furniture - Courtenay artist
Sandpiper Studios

I make custom furniture in the the arts and crafts and danish styles with and without a twist.

Between 4-6pm

Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery - Courtenay artist
Spirits of the West Coast

Experience 'I’TUSTO - Rising Again', featuring a wide selection of Northwest Coast Art by internationally renowned artist Calvin Hunt. Offering works that reflect the power of contemporary Kwakwaka’wakw art, ceremony, identity, and spirituality, this inspiring exhibition and sale opens with songs and dances by Calvin’s dance group the Copper Maker Dancers and Karver Everson. We are honoured to share this video of the opening celebrations.

Virtual Tour Schedule 64
Heather Soos

Heather specializes in creating fine art that portrays wildlife and the natural world. She uses various mediums, including acrylic, oil and scratchboard, in the style of detailed realism. Each piece aims to portray the character of the subject with authenticity and artistry. Subjects range from birds and large mammals to arachnids. Heather's work has been included in international exhibitions, such as Art and The Animal. She is a Signature member of the Society of Animal Artists, an international organization of leading wildlife sculptors and painters.

Virtual Tour Schedule 65
Jilli Martini - Unplugged

Jilli Martini, like you're not used to seeing her! Jill welcomes you into her home during these crazy " lockdown' times. So sit back , pour yourself a glass or a mug full and join her for some up close and personal conversations, music and reflections ... You'll hear a broad selection of tunes , ranging from traditional Christmas carols to Olivia Newton John, Foo Fighters and Audioslave to name a few. These unrehearsed ,unpretentious and completely Raw living room sessions may have you feeling like a fly on the wall. Sponsored by Amara Farm

Virtual Tour Schedule 11
Cathouse Gallery - Sheena McCorquodale

I am a commercial artist that enjoys a wide range of art disciplines from life drawing, acrylic painting, watercolour, and computerized digital art. I have been recently been concentrating on sculpture, exploring the medium of chicken wire. My subjects are figurative, primarily full sized female forms.

Virtual Tour Schedule 67
4pm Ashley Sykes Denhaan

Ashley Sykes is a Comox Valley singer/songwriter, recording artist, and music instructor, currently teaching ukulele with Motif Music Studios and enjoying connecting with beginner students of all ages through online lessons.
For this session, she plans to share a blend of all her favourite songs. She will start at 4pm with some lively songs for little people to sing along to (hoping to see some familiar faces). She will then entertain with some original songs and some favourite covers that she’ll perform on guitar, ukulele, and piano.

Between 6-8pm

Virtual Tour Schedule 33
April Cotton Dyck

April Cotton Dyck current new works is an exploration of color language, creating color frequency and form in the shape of Mandela’s. She also has working with clear resins and oil paints to create dreamy effects on canvas.

Virtual Tour Schedule 1
Cindy Mawle

Best known for her west coast acrylic landscape paintings, Cindy balances what she feels and sees to produce an artwork that relaxes the viewer, in the way nature calms her. Recently some of her best work is available in high quality limited edition reproductions, printed professionally and locally, each piece signed and numbered by the artist.

Virtual Tour Schedule 70
Chad Pab - LIVE

These days Chad Pab might be best known for being the upright bass player that seems to take part in every group in the Comox Valley. But in addition to backing up other artists he also enjoys performing as a solo act. In his uniquely crafted guitar and banjo tunings, he combines all these genres into his own style on his sophomore album "Yester-Days-Future." Sponsored by Second Page Used Books