2020 Annual General Meeting

The Sooke Fine Arts Society annual general meeting will take place via Zoom and will include reports from the President and Executive Director about this year's virtual show. Registration is required. Click here to register. A 2020 membership is necessary in order to vote. Memberships can be purchased here on the website.

2021 Call to Artists Open


The 2021 call for submissions for our main gallery is open from March 17 - May 25, 2021 - click here for more information.

2021 Youth Art Gallery Submissions Open


Youth Artists in grades 9-12 in the Sooke School District 62 (including homeschooled students) are encouraged to apply online between May 1 - June 14, 2021 for the SFAS online Youth Art Gallery. Each student is permitted to enter up to 3 pieces in digital format. More information here.

Youth Art Scholarship deadline

Youth artists are invited to apply for our annual Youth Art Scholarship Award until 5pm on May 17, 2021. More information here.

Purchasers’ Preview Night 2021


Be one of the first of 9,000+ guests to lay eyes on hundreds of original works of fine art before the show opens to the public! The 2021 show kicks off with an exciting Virtual Purchasers' Preview event on Thursday, July 22, 7-10pm - an exclusive, ticketed event that allows early access to the 2021 […]

Monet, Degas and I – An Artist Talk by Rose Kamma Morrison

Artist Rose Kamma Morrison shares something in common with famous artists Monet and Degas – they all started their journey of art with normal vision and, over time, learned to adapt to diminishing eyesight. Listen to Rose’s story of using her creativity to find her place in the artistic world. With watercolour and acrylic as […]

2021 Artist Celebration Virtual Event


Saturday, July 24th at 2pm we will host a live-streamed presentation announcing the award-winning art pieces chosen by this year's jurors! Click the video below to view. You can expand to a full-screen by clicking this icon:


The Magic of Photography without a Camera – An Artist Talk by Phyllis Schwartz

In this artist talk, the Lumen Print image making process (photograms made without a camera) will be explained and illustrated with examples. Phyllis Schwartz will explain the history of early photographic experiments that led her to her own artist practice. She will show how photograms of plant materials leave marks and traces on photosensitive surfaces […]

Award Winners Show in Sooke

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

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 […]


What’s It All About? – An Artist Talk by Bob Leatherbarrow

A common question for artists is … what’s it all about? Bob Leatherbarrow addresses this age-old question by describing his background, influences, and artwork. Join him as he reveals his transformation from corporate culture to creative passion. Bob, from Salt Spring Island, has been working with kiln-formed glass for over 30 years and has transitioned […]