2021 Youth Art Gallery Submissions Open

Online

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.

2021 Call to Artists Open

Online

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

Artist Talk: Weaving Art from Nature

Online

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 […]

Free

Seniors’ Tea Talk: Capturing Uluru

Online

Join photographer mary e coakley via Zoom and explore the great continent of Australia. Mary's slide show will take you on an outback walkabout featuring Uluru and other incredible geological landscapes, sacred Aboriginie sites, flora and fauna and a few learning moments of her photography process. Click here to register and receive instructions, or email: […]

Free

Artist Talk: Smoke & Charcoal Underpainting Technique

Online

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 […]

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Artz4Kidz Talk: Where Do Your Ideas Come From?

Online

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, […]

Free

Artist Talk: Living With Your New Art

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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 […]

Free

2020 Virtual Artist Celebration Event

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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.

Free

2020 SFAS Virtual Show

Online

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.