Join us in Port McNeill July 23rd from 10 am – 3 pm for a fabulous ART SHOW & SALE. Originals by 15 local artists including pottery, painting, fibre arts, glass painting, jewelry, candles and more & fabulous food by Malcolm Island Food Co.


The SUMMER ART WALK coming up this summer in Port Hardy will be part of the Farmer’s & Artisan’s Market Days. Seven Sundays from 10 am – 2 pm. June 12, June 26, July 31, Aug 14, Aug 28, Sept 11, Sept 25 2022. Artists, First Nation’s Artists and Musicians who would like to participate…

MERS AUCTION fundraiser features local artists

The MERS: Marine Education & Research Society annual fundraising auction starts this Friday April 22 2022 @ 5 pm and runs till May 1 @ 7pm. It is held on the 32 Auctions platform and here is the link. Yes you have to create a sign in account but once you see all the amazing…

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


Join us in Sointula for this year’s WINTERFEST 41st celebrations


Join us in Sointula Saturday June 10 2017 This is a mostly classical piano music event, with a dab of flute and cello. – All of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons – played as 2-piano duets by myself (Jan) and Tracy Grout. – St Saens’ “Dance Macabre” . 2 pianos (Jan & Tracy) – Piano pieces played…