Art Walks, Studio Tours and Sales for the Holiday Season 2014. Victoria BC.

Art Walks, Studio Tours and Sales for the Holiday Season 2014. Victoria BC. I make a regular practice of visiting art galleries, shows and studios during the year, but some of my most cherished memories relate to art viewing during the holiday season. The Victoria Gallery Walk celebrates its 17th year in 2014 and is one of my holiday traditions. More recently, small works shows have come into vogue and will be of interest to people who … [Read more...]

Art Walks, Studio Tours and Sales for the Holiday Season 2013. Victoria BC

Art Walks, Studio Tours and Sales for the Holiday Season 2013. Victoria BC. For me, shop local also means art.  Some of my most cherished holiday traditions are walking from gallery to gallery during specially organized art walks, or taking a trip to participate in a studio tour. Of late, the “small works show” has become popular, with three local galleries displaying works that are small in size and cost. Walks, tours and sales all … [Read more...]

A Spring to Fall 2012: Art Shows and Studio Tours in Victoria BC

I love art, and remember well growing up on the West Coast at a time when many artists were escaping the city. Moving to Europe in my early 20s, I spent endless hours wandering the corridors of museums and galleries, frantically sketching (poorly) my impressions. When I returned to Victoria I knew art had to remain in my life. Remembering an early comment by Robert Amos about the value of purchasing local, original art, we began. Our budget … [Read more...]