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About the
Sooke Fine Arts Society

About the Society 

The Sooke Fine Arts Society is a not-for-profit organization created to encourage and promote a greater understanding and appreciation for the arts by organizing an annual art show, as well as hosting public learning opportunities to demonstrate artistic technique and expertise. The annual art show, held at the end of July and early August of each year, is Vancouver Island’s premier adjudicated art show. It brings artists, volunteers, visitors, and art patrons together in an 11-day celebration of the arts. 

Board of Directors

President – Eileen Badiuk
Vice-President – Elaine Thrale
Treasurer – Debbie Clarkston
Secretary – Wayne Fritz
Director – Shayna Chamitoff
Director – Janet Evans
Director – Darla Stipanovich

AGM

Our 2020 Annual General Meeting was held on October 22, 2020, via Zoom. Thank you to all who attended.
Our 2021 AGM will be held on October 21, 2021 (location tbd).

Staff

Executive Director – Terrie Moore
Event Coordinator – Jen Hayward

Membership

Membership in the Sooke Fine Arts Society is available for an annual fee of $10. Click here to find out more about the benefits of membership and how to become a member of the Sooke Fine Arts Society.

Summer Student Employment

Each spring, SFAS hires students to gain work experience in our office. If you think you might be interested, please email or call (250-642-7256) the SFAS Office.

Current positions:
There are no open positions at this time.

YOUTH ART SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Youth Art Scholarship Award 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. We look forward to making higher education in the arts accessible to many more talented young artists.The 2021 Youth Art Scholarship Award will be selected at the end of May and will be presented via the live-streamed Artist Celebration Event on Saturday, July 24th.

Deadline for applicants: May 17 – The application period is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

History of the Sooke Fine Arts Show

The Sooke Fine Arts Show stems from humble beginnings when the Sooke Region Museum would feature artwork from local artists in their upper gallery. In 1986, spurred by the buzz of that year’s Expo, a committee of five local artists conceived of a show to bring attention to art and artists of the region, and thus the inaugural FINE ARTS ’86 was born…

The Sooke Fine Arts Society is a non-profit organization created to encourage and promote a greater understanding and appreciation for the arts by organizing an annual art show, as well as hosting public learning opportunities to demonstrate artistic technique and expertise.
Location

2168 Phillips Rd
Box 471
Sooke, BC
V9Z 1H4
Canada

Contact

Phone
250-642-7256

Email
[email protected]

The Sooke Fine Arts Society respectfully acknowledges the traditional territory of the T’Sou-ke First Nation, upon whose land we gather in celebration of the arts.

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