Welcome to the Sooke Fine Arts Show
The Sooke Fine Arts Show provides the opportunity for the finest artists from Vancouver Island and BC’s coastal islands to showcase and sell their work. The Show, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2016, is Vancouver Island’s longest-running juried fine art show and the Island’s premier summer arts event.
The 11-day art show and sale draws more than 8000 art lovers from Canada, the US and abroad. More than 375 works of original island art are on display in a stunning, 17,000-square-foot gallery at the SEAPARC complex on Sooke Harbour. Visitors can also enjoy daily artist demonstrations, talks, guided tours, live music, gift shop and bistro.
The Sooke Fine Arts Society is now hiring an Administrative Coordinator for the 2016 season. Click here for more details.
Nov 22nd – The Artful Presentation of Food @Sooke Harbour House
Join the Sooke Fine Arts Society in the latest ‘Art Social’ event, “The Artful Presentation of Food”, at the Sooke Harbour House November 22nd, 2-4 pm.
They say you eat with your eyes first – that the visual impression of a dish affects your enjoyment as much as its flavour. Impress your guests at the next dinner party with attractive table settings and decorations, artistic serving vessels and attractive food presentation.
You will learn about:
- table decoration (Karen Stones)
- table setting (Naomi Kosolofski)
- plating both for single servings and buffets (Executive Chef Brock)
The cost is $20.00 per person. Please register and pay by November 16. Registration is limited to 30 people, confirmed upon payment.Payment can be made by Paypal below, or by cheque to:
Sooke Fine Arts Society
PO Box 471
Sooke, BC V9Z 1H4
2015 Sooke Fine Arts Show Concluded
Thank you to the thousands of artists, volunteers, sponsors and visitors that made the 29th season of the Sooke Fine Arts Show such a tremendous display of talent, creativity, and community spirit.We hope to see you all next year for our 30th anniversary celebration!
After tallying thousands of votes, we are pleased to announce the winners of the People’s and Children’s Choice Awards:
First SFAS Youth Art Scholarship Awarded
The Sooke Fine Arts Society is delighted to announce that William Kacki, a graduating EMCS student and the first Youth Arts Scholarship recipient is receiving a $750 bursary toward his arts education at Camosun College, where he is now enrolled.
The Youth Arts Scholarship fund was established in 2014 to assist young artists in pursuing post-secondary studies in the arts, and has been made possible through private donations and events such as Appetite for Art. We wish William every success in his studies, and look forward to making higher education in the arts accessible to many more talented young artists.
Youth Art Scholarship Donation
Your donation will go toward a young artist’s education through the Sooke Fine Arts Youth Scholarship, a $750 purse awarded annually to a graduating high school student to pursue post-secondary studies in the arts. Help give the means and the confidence to young talent, and support the next generation of artists!
All donations above $10 are eligible for a charitable tax receipt from the Sooke Fine Arts Society (R852375765RR0001).
All donations above $100 will be recognized in the annual Sooke Fine Arts Show catalogue, and on our website, provided the donor does not request anonymity.