Convergent Program


The convergent thematic program, In the Water, enfolds artist KC Adam's production + community residency – "Singing to the Water" and exhibition – "Birchbark Technology"; along with community collaborations and creative incubators...

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  • Birchbark Technology

    KC Adams’ (Cree, Ojibway) Birchbark Technology, is a new body of work exploring relationships with ancestor’s territorial land and and water.

    January 18 - February 29 2020

    PUBLIC PLACE : SACRED SPACE incorporates place-naming, public art installations and an Indigenous garden. This undertaking by the Comox Valley Art Gallery in partnership with the K’omoks First Nation community and City of Courtenay, aims to unearth the significance of the land upon which the Centre for the Arts plaza has been constructed. The project involves a place-naming… 

    October 27 2018 - December 31 2020


  • Water (re)Source

    This incubator presents community collaborations and engagement projects.

    January 18 - February 28 2020
  • ROOT LOVE – Valentines Day at CVAG

    Join us at the gallery for an all ages Valentines Day Make Art Event on Friday February 14th from 11 am – 4 pm. LIVE SCREEN PRINTING with Gabrielle Moore-Pratt: – bring a cotton t-shirt or other clothing item to have printed – purchase a CVAG ROOT LOVE hand printed t-shirt $25 – purchase ROOT… 

    February 14 2020 / 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Root Love

    A community incubator and exhibition rooted in water to bring community together.

    January 18 - February 29 2020

    This collaborative community engagement event aims to build connection, capacity and community in support of watershed protection and water conservation in the Comox Valley.

    February 22 2020 / 12:30 - 2:00pm

    CVAG Next Door: Independent Self Directed Creative Residency Receiving submissions until March 30 2020 The Call The Comox Valley Art Gallery is calling for expressions of interest to undertake independent self-directed residencies to engage in arts-based research, activations, creative exploration of materials, process and concept development. CVAG Next Door residencies support artistic practice and inquiry… 

    January 20 - March 30 2020

Projects + Calls


    The Comox Valley Art Gallery has various opportunities that are by submission from artists, collectives and curators. 1. Submissions for Project Room Studios + CVAG NEXT DOOR Independent Residencies The Comox Valley Art Gallery provides artists and communities with space to engage in arts-based research, activations, creative exploration of materials and process, community relations, and… 

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  • Youth Media Project

    YMP provides intensive hands-on training in video production and more to young people.

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  • Curated Residencies

    July 2016 marked CVAG’s first creative residency collaboration with the McLoughlin Gardens and North Island College.

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  • CVAG Film Series

    CVAG presents film series in the Fall and Winter of each year.

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