Get Involved

Are you a local artist wanting to particpate?

If you're an artist living in the Victoria area, consider being a part of Artishow.  We welcome artists to join us at our weekend plein air events and residencies .  Mingle and chat with the public as they view the creative process in action.  Acrylics, oils, watercolors - even carving, claywork, assemblage - show us your work!  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. a sample of your work.  Please include a 150 word (or less) bio and at least three images - or send a link to your blog or website.  We hope to see your work soon!

Are you a local hotel wishing to showcase artists and their art?

Consider sponsoring an Artishow Residency.  Local artists are given a prominant location and work on-site; your guests have the opportunity to talk with the artists about their inspiration and process. You'll find it gives a feeling of vibrancy and vitality to your lobby!  For more information, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Be a supporter of the arts!

Artishow is dedicated to promoting the visual arts in Victoria.  We want to facilitate interest and communication between Victoria's artists and our visitors and residents.  Victoria is known for its art community and Artishow provides a window into that community that everyone can access.  Your support helps us expand to include new artists and venues. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on how you or your business can help.

Artists in Residence 2013

Artishow's Artists in Residence program allows artists and local hotels to collaborate and present the exciting world of artistic creativity.  Victoria's finest downdown hotels open their lobbies to some of the most talented visual artists the city has to offer for your viewing pleasure.  Experience artists in action every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.  Every month from May to October you will find a new artists to appreciate at the following hotels.

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The Fairmont Empress


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Darlene Young

Painter

April 1 - Sept. 30

Inn at Laurel Point
Inn At Laurel Point

Naomi Grindlay

Anne Bowen

Ingrid Fawcett

Sharon Stone

Desiree Bond

Jim McFarland

Joanne Thomson

Painter: oil

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic on canvas

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Painter

May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

September 1 – 30

October 1 – 31

Hotel Grand Pacific
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Richard Wong

Wendy Oppelt

Gillian Redwood

Nancy Alexander

Irma Soltonovich

Agnes Ananichuk

Painter: watercolour

Painter: Textured acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Potter

Painter: acrylic

Collage and Print Maker

May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 – 31

Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa
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Diana Durrand

Fred Dobbs

Logan Ford

Carol Koebbeman

June Higgins

Mixed media

Sculptor

Painter: acrylic and oil

Painter

Painter

May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel 
Coast Hotel

Carol Koebbeman

Rachel Gurevitch

Mike Leavy

Janet Etter

Donna K. Williams

Paul Shepherd

Painter

Painter

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 – 31

 The Sidney Pier Hotel
SidneyPier

Maggie Warkentin

Sandy Terry

Keith Levang

Wendy Picken

Sarah Houghton

Cindy Hatt

Painter: acrylic

Acrylic /mixed media

Painter: acrylic

Painter/mixed media

Painter: acrylic

May 1 – 31

June 1 - 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 – 31

 Oak Bay Beach Hotel 
 OakBayBeachHotel

Kenna Fair

Avis Rasmussen

Tony Onley Exhibition

Nancy Slaght

Marney Ward

Will Millar

Painter

Painter/mixed media

Painter: Watercolour

Painter: pastels

Painter: watercolour

Painter

 May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 - 31

 

Artists in Residence

Artishow's Artists in Residence program allows artists and local hotels to collaborate and present the exciting world of artistic creativity.  Victoria's finest downdown hotels open their lobbies to some of the most talented visual artists the city has to offer for your viewing pleasure.  Experience artists in action every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.  Every month from May to October you will find a new artists to appreciate at the following hotels.

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Inn at Laurel Point
Inn At Laurel Point

Lorraine Heryet
Sharon Stone
Suzanne Mir
Joanne Thomson
Desiree Bond
 

Painter
Painter
Mixed Media
Painter
Painter

May 1 - June 10
June 11 - July 31
Aug 1 - Aug 31
Sep 1 - Sep 30
Oct 1 - Oct 31

Hotel Grand Pacific
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Nancy Alexander
Alexandra Hunter
Marlene Howell
Colleen Lumb
Colleen Lumb

Potter
Painter
Painter
Painter
Painter

May 1 - July 31
Aug 1 - Aug 31
Sep 1 - Sep 30
Oct 1 - Oct 15
Dec 1 - Dec 31

The Fairmont Empress
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Judy McLaren
Marion Elder

Painter
Painter

Aug 11 - Mar 2012
March 2012 -

Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa
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Fred Dobbs
Jim McFarland
Ingrid Fawcett
Miranda Lawrence
June Hayes
Nathan Scott

Sculptor
Painter
Painter
Painter
Painter
Sculptor

May 14 - May 31
June 1 - June 30
July 1 - Aug 3
Aug 8 - Aug 31
Sep 1 - Sep 30
Oct 1 - Oct 15

Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites
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Elizabeth Dailey
Agnes Ananichuk
Wendy Picken
Keith Levang
Donna K. Williams
Logan Ford

Painter
Collage / Print Maker
Painter
Painter
Painter
Painter

May 1 - May 31
June 1 - June 30
July 1 - July 31
Aug 1 - Aug 31
Sep 1 - Sep 30
Oct 1 - Oct 31

 

Artists in Residence 2014

Artishow's Artists in Residence program allows artists and local hotels to collaborate and present the exciting world of artistic creativity.  Victoria's finest downdown hotels open their lobbies to some of the most talented visual artists the city has to offer for your viewing pleasure.  Experience artists in action every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.  Every month from May to October you will find a new artists to appreciate at the following hotels.

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The Fairmont Empress


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Daciana Dao

Painter:acrylic/oil

May 1 - Oct. 31

Inn at Laurel Point
Inn At Laurel Point

Sharon Stone

Linda Skalenda

Logan Ford

Sandy Terry

Anne Bowen

Cindy Hatt

 

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic 

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

 

May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 – 31

Hotel Grand Pacific
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Gillian Redwood

Irma Soltonovich

 

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

 

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

 

Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa
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 Fred Dobbs

Wendy Oppelt

Carol Koebbeman

Andrew Glenn

Louise Monfette

Elfrida Schragen

Sculptor

Painter: acrylic 

Painter: oil

Painter: acrylic

Painter/Sculptor

Painter/Sculptor

 

 

 

May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 - 31

Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel & Marina
Coast Hotel

Peter Van Giesen

Janet Etter

Mike Leavy

Jennifer MacIntyre

Dale Dziwenka

Paul Shepherd

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Painter: oil/acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Sculptor

Painter: acrylic

May 1 – 31

June 1 – 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 – 31

Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa
SidneyPier

John McConnell

John Mortenson

Pamela Wootton

Keith Levang

Wendy Picken

Agnes Ananichuk

Painter:oil/watercolours

Painter: oil

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Painter: acrylic

Collage/printmaker

May 1 – 31

June 1 - 30

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 – 31

 Oak Bay Beach Hotel 
 OakBayBeachHotel

Nancy Slaght

Studio 4114

Avis Rasmussen

Jane Wolsak

Painter: pastels

Sculptors

Painter/printmaker

Painter: acrylic

July 1 – 31

August 1 – 31

September 1 – 30

October 1 - 31