The Show is just around the corner! Buy your Purchaser Preview access here!


Like the show? Let us know!

Write a new entry for the Guestbook


Fields marked with * are required.
Your E-mail address won't be published.
It's possible that your entry will only be visible in the guestbook after we reviewed it.
We reserve the right to edit, delete, or not publish entries.
43 entries.
Delia McCrae from Victoria wrote on August 4, 2020 at 2:55 pm
You put together a remarkable show under difficult circumstances & made it available to the public free of charge. Bravo! It was an honour to be included in your gallery this year. You have an amazing ‘army’ of dedicated volunteers. Kudos too all of you for making this show a success!
Dorothy & Gene Leavitt from Cobble Hill wrote on August 3, 2020 at 10:48 pm
Really liked the format. great idea to have the living room and bedroom to show the pictures with changing wall colour. At present I cannot find the place to vote for my favourite picture, My vote is for AL.MOST SPENT. GREAT SHOW!!
James from Di Francesco wrote on August 3, 2020 at 12:19 pm
p.s. one thing we especially missed this year was the gift shop. Though obviously not the focus of the show, the gift shop was always a nice "extra" place to browse for prints, cards and smaller pieces by locals. Though this year's show is ending, I encourage the SFAS to consider hosting an online gift shop in the future, especially towards the holidays.
James from Di Francesco wrote on August 3, 2020 at 11:58 am
Thanks for an excellent show again this year. We missed going to Sooke for the festivities this year but were happy to see local artists still find a way to have their work viewable to the public.
SUSANNAH (DELLA) PARANICH from Vancouver wrote on August 3, 2020 at 11:47 am
Wonderful annual exhibition and great Sooke Fine Arts Show online presentation! As an artist over decades I've had a nostalgic connection to Sooke Fine Arts shows since the time I lived in Victoria and was juried into at least four shows since 1987. That year I won the MOST POPULAR IN SHOW AWARD for "Eagle Country", a full sheet framed watercolour painting. My written notes in the "Fine Arts '87" publication pamphlet which I still have, where I appear on page 57, indicate I also won a "Purchase Award", though I'm not sure which of the four paintings I had in the show won that award too. Sooke Fine Arts was always so special to me, the huge wonderful venue, grand receptions and to be an artist in it all. Now living in Vancouver, I regret not being able to enter the exhibition. I congratulate all for presenting such a wonderful impressive exhibition and online site.
Judy from Victoria wrote on August 3, 2020 at 8:30 am
Thank you for doing this. I love going to the show every year, and this year, it is a new way to see wonderful artists.
Sharon Lalonde wrote on August 2, 2020 at 10:46 pm
Once again the show features some of the finest work from Canadian artists.
Laura Eagle from Victoria wrote on August 2, 2020 at 8:37 pm
Always enjoy the Sooke Art Show. This year doesn't disappoint even though we have our Covid-19 issues to deal with. Beautiful, beautiful and more inspiration at every click. I look forward to seeing it in person in the near future. 💗🥂💗 Laura
Donna Gaudard from Victoria wrote on August 2, 2020 at 8:31 am
Thank you for having the exhibition on line. I wish it was in the arena as usual, I love attending and seeing the art up close, the ambiance, and the music.. However you have done a great job and I hope next year we will be back to normal..
Cheryl and Jeff from The Woodlands, TX wrote on August 2, 2020 at 8:13 am
We enjoyed perusing the exhibits over coffee this weekend. Excellent idea to hold a virtual show - very well done! Hopefully next year we'll be there to view in person and run into our friends along the way!
Christine Thompson from North Cowichan wrote on August 2, 2020 at 6:03 am
such a treat to wander through all the beautiful work.
Bobbie Momsen from Sooke, wrote on August 1, 2020 at 1:38 pm
How I wish I could have seen it in person! Lovely work, as usual. And I would have loved to have seen the pieces this year's artists would have submitted to the Gift Shop! Maybe next year?????
Darla Stipanovich from SOOKE wrote on August 1, 2020 at 9:44 am
What joy this website has given my husband and myself this past week. We have loved re-visiting it and am about to go through again. Just splendid, life-affirming, wonderful work, by artists and those who have made this event possible.
MARIE STEVENS from Vancouver wrote on July 31, 2020 at 9:44 am
Congratulations everyone involved in this virtual tour!’ Fabulous Show everyone’ Cheers Marie Stevens
Janet from Sooke wrote on July 30, 2020 at 12:31 pm
Really enjoyed the Purchasers show. So pleased with my purchase and the ease in which I was able to get it so quickly. Well done staff.
David Tickner from Abbotsford wrote on July 29, 2020 at 9:31 pm
Great show. Great website. The website is as much a part of the art show as the art show! Good work everyone.
Edith Matous from Victoria wrote on July 29, 2020 at 8:56 pm
Thank you so much for the opportunity to see this show.
Beverley Elliott from Sooke wrote on July 29, 2020 at 1:40 pm
Well done everyone!! Beautiful show this year! Thankyou for all your efforts to make this happen
debra from big sur wrote on July 29, 2020 at 7:48 am
what a fantastic show. thank you for the virtual viewing.
Anne Gray from Victor Harbor, South Australia wrote on July 29, 2020 at 3:00 am
I am so happy that i can view your wonderful Art Show from my home - thank you

2168 Phillips Rd
Box 471
Sooke, BC
V9Z 1H4



[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.

Sign up for our Art Lovers Mailing List and we’ll send you updates!