Masked – by Daniel Collins

Image: Balinese wooden mask. Photo: Daniel Collins.click to see the full image Hanging in my current home, blessed with many walls, is my modest collection of wooden masks. Amongst the collection, hanging by itself in the living room where the light is...

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Why I love art galleries

Image: sketchbook drawing: 9" x 12". pen and ink with watercolour. drawn on site, Pallazzo Veccio, Florence, Italy. click to see the full image I love art galleries (and museums)! My all-time favourite trips have been primarily for the purpose of seeing...

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Artist Profile JOCK HILDEBRAND

JOCK HILDEBRAND DFA “Public access to the arts has a civilizing effect, particularly on the young . . . it gentles the soul.” Jock Hildebrand, sculptor, interview August 26th, 2018. Beside Shibui’s gate, a silken fish drifts among hot summer pines. A gentle soul lives...

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Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul / Cowichan Performing Arts Centre A collection of paintings by Bonnie Schmaus and Laurel Hibbert Sept 1- October 31 Please note: the gallery is located in the foyer of the Performance Centre (third floor).   Art can be viewed an hour before showtimes...

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When did Art begin?

When did Art begin? by Dorian Melton illustration: Dorian Melton “Not the Flintstones”, 1987.  22” x 30”, conte chalks on watercolour paper   Have you ever wondered when humans first began to make art? Imagine a campfire in the distant prehistorical past with sticks...

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Expressions of Interest

August, 2018 N E W S L E T T E R We would like to thank all those who attended the opening reception of the very first art show of the Cowichan Valley Public Art Gallery Society! The show continues until Tuesday, August 14, so don't miss your chance to see the FIRST...

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