2020 SFAS Virtual Show

2020 SFAS Virtual Show

This year, the annual art show has been transformed into a virtual exhibition. The Show runs from July 24 – August 3. Online sales continue until September 30, 2020. The Show kicks off with a Virtual Purchasers’ Preview event on July 23rd.

2020 Virtual Artist Celebration Event

Saturday, July 25th at 2pm we hosted a live-streamed presentation announcing the award-winning art pieces chosen by this year’s jurors. Click play on the video below to view the presentation.

Thank you to all the presenters, and congratulations to all the award-winners!

You can view more details about the award-winning pieces here on our website.

Artist Talk: Living With Your New Art

Artist Talk: Living With Your New Art

Congratulations, you’ve just invested in a beautiful original work of art from the Sooke Fine Arts Show! Now what? This talk will give you some important guidelines on how to care for your new art piece; where and where not to place it; and how to hang or mount it. Examples and practical recommendations will be shared, and questions are encouraged.Join us on Zoom for a fun and lively discussion!
Shannon Lee Rae has been a professional photographer for over 25 years, beginning in fashion, then entertainment, then moving to corporate/commercial, and now concentrating on fine art. She served as the curator of one of the largest corporate art collections for more than five years, and brought her skills to the Sooke Fine Arts Show when she moved to Vancouver Island, currently serving as the Lead of the Design Team, which is responsible for the look and installation of the show each year (except this one – sadly). Shannon has also done freelance work in interior design, home staging and art installation over the years. She is currently a busy vocalist with three local bands, and is opening a glamping/B&B business this summer on her property in Shirley, BC.

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Artz4Kidz Talk: Where Do Your Ideas Come From?

Join accomplished artist Catherine Fraser in a Zoom talk about creativity – what is it and where does it comes from? Kids of all ages are welcome to share their inspiration and artworks and learn from others.

Catherine Fraser is an accomplished multi-media artist, art therapist and public speaker. She works in oils, acrylic, watercolour, graphite and pastels, and is constantly exploring and experimenting with new artistic responses to the world around her.

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Artist Talk: Smoke & Charcoal Underpainting Technique

Join accomplished artist Catherine Fraser in a Zoom talk as she discusses her technique for using smoke and charcoal underpainting

Catherine Fraser is an accomplished multi-media artist, art therapist and public speaker. She works in oils, acrylic, watercolour, graphite and pastels, and is constantly exploring and experimenting with new artistic responses to the world around her.

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Artist Talk: Weaving Art from Nature

Join Fibre Artist Lydia Miller in a Zoom talk that focuses on weaving 3D works from her environment, whether using local found materials like wood, plant matter and animal matter to create sculptures or sourcing organic fibre, such as wool, cotton, and silk to weave on a loom. Lydia will connect the conversation to the social and environmental justice issues that inform and inspire her practice.

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