Award Winners Show in Sooke

Sooke Arts Council Gallery 6596 Sooke Rd #6,, BC, Sooke

Come down to Sooke and see a few of this year's artworks in-person! While we were not able to host the main show in the Seaparc arena this year, we have arranged to display the 2021 award-winning pieces at the Sooke Arts Council Gallery here in Sooke. There will be 24 pieces on display for […]


Chicken Wire – A Sculptural Medium? – An Artist Talk by Sheena McCorquodale

In this talk, multi-talented artist and sculptor Sheena McCorquodale will share all you need to know about working with chicken wire as a medium. From the basics (tools required, safety precautions) through discussing how to work with its built in limitations and strengths, Sheena will demonstrate construction using basic cylinder shapes, musculature and skin, how […]

How Does Artwork Draw Us In?

Artist Birgit Coath explores the question: What makes some 2D artwork feel as though your are lured into it? Gain an understanding of what creates depth and discover several tools to help achieve it. Whether you are an artist wanting to hone your skills or an art appreciator wanting to understand why a piece appeals […]

En Plein Air Project

En Plein Air is a fundraising collaboration between the Sooke Arts Council (SAC) and the Sooke Fine Arts Society (SFAS), with generous sponsorship by the Sooke Region Tourism Assocation (SRTA). The project will see up to 30 artists working "en plein air" throughout the Sooke region on August 1 & 2, 2021, bringing attention to […]

Abstract Painting in Acrylic – An Artist Talk by MaryLou Wakefield

MaryLou Wakefield is an abstract expressionist painter working primarily in acrylic and ink enhanced by oil pastel and other media. She draws inspiration for her art from wild landscapes, architectural forms, design and letter forms. She creates work in layers applying colour over and under shapes and lines and one of a kind marks. Her […]