ARTCOACH call to artists

Creative Coast is rolling out their ARTCOACH project to the North Island in MAY 2022. NVIAS will be hosting this 2 day + event in Port McNeill. Interested artists should contact NVIAS ASAP to get more information and to submit expressions of interest at

ASK ME ANYTHING project rolls out

a new initiative from the folks at CREATIVE COAST; a webinar series begins on March 23 2022 at 11:00 am and runs every two weeks. The theme & title are “CAPTURING YOUR ART” for more info or to register go to CREATIVE COAST

Shop LOCAL puts ART in storefronts

Lisa Harrison of SHOP LOCAL is organizing a project where LOCAL ART is being displayed in otherwise vacant storefronts. This is starting out as a Port Hardy initiative. Interested artists should contact NVIAS by email at


NVIAS Artists and friends: please take a moment to complete this quick survey about the IMPACT of ART on all aspects of our communities. PRIZES are Available to be won by respondents! use this link

NVIAS in 2020

watch this space for upcoming NVIAS 2020 events announcements including calls to artists


a call to artists for SPRING FINE ART SHOW & SALE contact us at NVIAS¬† to participate to see a gallery of photos from the event …      

Home for the Holidays 2018

The beautiful KWA’LILAS HOTEL in Port Hardy invites everyone to a FINE ART EXHIBITION& SALE Saturday November 4th & Sunday November 5th 2018 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm both days … admission is free and all are welcome to see original art and meet the artists themselves … also¬†join us for the GALA OPENING…


SUMMER STARS Fine Art Show & Sale Saturday & Sunday August 12 – 13 10:00 am – 4:00 pm   join us at Seven Hills Golf Course for an NVIAS ARTS EVENT restaurant and licensed bar on the premises … lunch is served ladies golf tournament on Saturday with PRIZES to read more about the…


the colourful NVIAS lawn signs have arrived and will have their debut this coming Mother’s Day Weekend in Port McNeill …follow the signs to our first spring show and sale ART! UP THERE! #1


NVIAS the North Vancouver Island Artists Society is presenting a spring art show & sale entitled ART! UP THERE! #1 Join us on the Mother’s Day weekend May 12, 13, 14 2017 in Port McNeill at the Community Hall 1473 Broughton Avenue. Lots of parking, Admission by donation, lots of DOOR PRIZES, concession. Gala opening…