New art at Queens & Chambers

›› Daniel Aire

Adjacent to the Queens’ Chambers ­Boulevard Garden Project at the corner of Queens Avenue and Chambers Street is an assortment of concrete furniture and 4 planters provided by the City of Victoria.

After completion of the gardening component of this neighbourhood endeavour, Diane Thompson, a local artist, was selected to paint the furniture with […]

By |August 1st, 2023|Artist's Aside|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll 2023

Visit the Art Stroll on Saturday, June 10 & Sunday, June 11

›› Margaret Hantiuk

The 2023 Fernwood Art Stroll will be ­taking place on Saturday, June 10 and ­Sunday, June 11 from 11am to 4pm.

This free, fun, family focused event is an opportunity for everyone to visit the ­participating Fernwood artist and artisans in their home […]

By |June 8th, 2023|Artist's Aside|0 Comments

The Fernwood Art Stroll is back! – June 11 & 12, 2022

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, from 11am to 4pm.

The Fernwood Art Stroll is a collection of neighbourhood artist and artisans who gather annually to plan an unjuried studio tour to show the public their wares. This is a chance to meet the creators in their home studios and yards […]

By |June 7th, 2022|Artist's Aside|0 Comments

Join the Fernwood Art Stroll – Applications now open for 2022

Calling all artists and artisans, applications now open

›› Fernwood Art Stroll

We are now taking membership ­applications for artists and artisans for the 2022 Fernwood Art Stroll (FAS). The early bird discount fee is available if received by December 31, 2021. No applications will be considered after March 1, 2022.

The dates for the 2022 Stroll are […]

By |December 3rd, 2021|Artist's Aside|0 Comments

Femmes Risin’ in Fernwood

New mural a labour of love, community, and dreaming within Black & Indigenous Futures

›› Stephanie Papik

When I first purchased 1919 Fernwood Road in 2019, I ­envisioned a mural along the driveway entrance, a mural on the back of the building, or possibly one inside. I shared this dream with good friend and artist Nicole Neidhardt. […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Indigenous Voices|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll – September 4 & 5, 2021

The 13th annual ­Fernwood Art Stroll ­artists are looking ­forward to the new dates of the stroll – September 4th & 5th from 11am to 4pm

›› Jo Vipond

The Fernwood Art Stroll is back after a long 16 months and last year’s art stroll being cancelled.

The artists will be opening their respective studios and will give […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside|0 Comments

Nicole Neidhardt, 1919 Fernwood Road

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Mural: Femmes Risin’

Artist Bio: Nicole Neidhardt is Diné (Navajo) of Kiiyaa’áanii Clan on her mother’s side, a blend of European ancestry on her father’s side and is from Santa Fe, NM.  She has a BFA from the University of Victoria and an MFA from OCAD University.  Nicole’s Diné identity is the heart of her practice […]

By |June 11th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Murals|0 Comments