Convergent Program

Winter Program 2019

ROOT LOVE – Winter Program 2019 is a thematic convergent program that includes exhibitions, community engagement art activities, Project Room Studio incubator projects, artists-in-residence, and the 45th annual Winter Market of well-made-things.

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  • Physica

    PHYSICA, created by Clea MInkaker, is a living installation and a time-based performance producing ephemeral projections from the interactions of objects, light, and phenomena.

    December 7 2019 - January 4 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


  • Winter Market 2019

    Join us for ROOT LOVE, CVAG’s 2019 winter program: featuring our 45th annual SHOP MADE WINTER MARKET, exhibitions, community make art project events, artists’ incubator/creative residencies, project room studios + video screenings. SHOP MADE WINTER MARKET runs from December 7–28th with an open house celebration event on December 7th from 1–5pm. SHOP MADE WINTER MARKET… 

    December 7 - 28 2019
  • Studio Coyote Presents: Print your own holiday cards

    As part of the Winter Art Market opening events, Nadine Bariteau of Studio Coyote will be facilitating a community make art drop-in for creating and printing one-of-a–kind holiday cards. The cost is $5 per card. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Nadine will also be facilitating card making on December 20th, as part of… 

    December 20 2019 / 1:00 - 7:00pm