The Salt Spring Arts Council is a not-for-profit organization serving Salt Spring Island and the Southern Gulf Islands in British Columbia, Canada. Salt Spring Island is known for its diverse and talented artists. The Arts Council supports and promotes the arts through education, events, partnership and advocacy in the Applied, Literary, Media, Performing and Visual Arts.
For the latest arts news and opportunities see the featured items below. To see the complete list, click on the News, Events Calendar and Calls For Entry buttons in the right column.
Inspired by the hugely successful The Cheaper Show in Vancouver, The Even Cheaper Show is happening on Salt Spring Island. This juried art show, designed to bring together emerging and established artists, collectors and art lovers, features all works at an affordable $199.99. Exhibition at The Barn at 775 Sunset Drive – 3 & 4 August 2013. Download entry information now. Submission deadline–July 12, 2013.
Fractured Landscapes and Wildlife – Carl Sean McMahon
14 June – 11 July
Meet the Artist—Friday 14 June 6pm–8pm
World of White – Anna Gustafson
12 July – 1 August
Meet the Artist—Friday 12 July 6pm–8pm
Taking Liberties: Bending the Rules – Judy Goodman, Donna Cochran & Joanie Paterson
2 August – 22 August
Meet the Artists—Friday 2 August 6pm–8pm
The Unknown – Chintan Bolliger & a woodwork collective
23 August – 15 September
Meet the Artists—Friday 23 August 6pm–8pm
The Harmony Arts Festival accepting submissions for Pacific Arbour Group Exhibition: A Responsive Landscape from artists (all media). Exhibition runs from August 2–21, 2013. Submission deadline–June 14, 2013.