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A Clear View: Present, Protect & Preserve Your Artwork with the Right Glazing

When you think of finishing a piece of artwork, what comes to mind? For many artists and art buyers, the final touch is the selection of a frame to accent the piece. In addition to providing a beautiful presentation, framing also offers protection from the elements. With the right materials, it can ensure your piece lasts a lifetime....Read more

Score, Fold, Stitch: Designing Your Own Sketchbook

To watch Score, Fold, Stitch on our YouTube Channel, click here.

Score, fold and stitch the way to your own handmade sketchbook!

Join Nadine Werner, master bookbinder, paper artist, and designer for Paper-Oh Notebooks, as she demonstrates some of the easy techniques she uses for creating sketchbooks with glue free bindings. Whether you work in graphite, watercolour, or a variety of mediums, designing your own personalized sketchbook is a fun way to make something that can meet your specific needs....Read more

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On Site

Work created by artists in the a 3-month residency program, Bonnie Kreye Residency, organized in collaboration with the Vancouver Island School of Art and the Kreye family. Artists include Margaret Hantiuk, Catherine Spencer and Mary Babineau.

Opening Reception January 20 at 7pm
Exhibition continues to February 13 at 5pm
Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

Website: https://slideroomgallery1.wordpress.com/upcoming/

Location: The Slide Room Gallery is located on the lower level of the Vancouver Island School of Art, 2549 Quadra Street, Victoria

Phone: 250.380.3500

2016 Vancouver Island School of Art Open House

VISA is pleased to announce that our Open House this year will be held December 17, from 12pm-4pm.

VISA will be covered from top to bottom with student art work from the fall 2016 semester! This is a great opportunity for students to bring family and friends to see what they have been creating. If you are considering taking a course at VISA this will give you a sneak preview of what happens inside the class room. Also, our third-year students will be in their studios happy to talk about what they have been working on in their final year!

www.vancouverislandschoolart.com