forms of isolation is a collection of paintings and handmade items created in isolation during a global pandemic by renee leighann.
This series of painted works are a collection of acrylic on canvas and wood panels, some with felt detailing that give the pieces a slightly three dimensional, textured quality. The felt details draw from past work that focussed on wool and fibre, including weavings,...
Fri 24th Jul, 2020
Eventide Music Series presents
the fifty fifty arts collective, City of Victoria - Local Government, CFUV 101.9 FM, Eventide Music Series proudly present
an exclusive livestream event at a secret location
The show will be broadcast on Twitch July 24th (time TBA)
(you don't need a Twitch account to take part)
Lightning Dust is made up of Amber Webber and Josh W...
Thu 23rd Jul, 2020 - Fri 14th Aug, 2020
Postcards from the Pandemic
Postcards from the Pandemic is a collaborative mail art project of over 600 postcards that were created by artists in and around Victoria in the depths of social lockdown created by the Covid 19 pandemic. The project was begun in March 2020 by members of BOXCARSIX Artist Collective to stay connected, distract from the anxiety and boredom of the early days of the pandemic, and get us into the studi...
Sat 20th Jun, 2020 - Sat 18th Jul, 2020
On Later Impressions
As a child, I discovered a small hollow below the surface of my backyard. From this cavernous space, I pulled out fragments of dirt-caked, painted porcelain. Laying out the pieces for examination, I was not only transfixed by the mystery of this unexpected find, but also by the history of the objects and their one-time existence as whole and useful entities. They were inext...
Sat 20th Jun, 2020
the fifty fifty arts collective presents our 2nd livestream concert event of the year featuring
Thomas Di Ninno
Freak Heat Waves
Thomas Di Ninno has been a local visual and music artist in the Victoria arts scene for some time. His music career has taken him all over the world with his popular post punk experimental art band Freak Heat Waves. You may have seen his...
Fri 5th Jun, 2020
The fifty fifty presents Soft Plastics feat. Carey Mercer LIVE!
the fifty fifty arts collective presents our first livestream concert event of the year featuring
Introducing Soft Plastics, the new project and inspiration of Carey Mercer, former songwriter and leader of Frog Eyes. The songs on their upcoming record, 5 Dreams, were written by Carey Mercer in the...
Wed 20th May, 2020 - Sat 20th Jun, 2020
I Am. Artist. Mother. Me.
** This event has been moved online. Starting May 20 check out http://thefiftyfifty.net/ to see the show. Oona will be taking over our Instagram @thefiftyfiftyartscollective from May 20-26! **
“I Am. Artist. Mother. Me.” is an exhibit featuring new and existing works that offer an intimate view of an unfolding relationship to motherhood. Through the process of textile mark-making, ideas aro...
Thu 23rd Apr, 2020 - Thu 7th May, 2020
** This event has been moved online. Keep an eye out for our online gallery in the near future and join us on Instagram live for the opening on Thursday, April 23rd at 4:30PM. Additionally, Teresa will be taking over the fifty fifty Instagram from April 23rd until April 30th!***
Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé (b. 1992) is a proud member of the White River First Nation of Beaver Creek, Yukon, Canada...
Sat 7th Mar, 2020 - Fri 27th Mar, 2020
Bloomin' - A group ceramic show
Opening reception - Saturday, March 7th, 7-10PM
Exhibition dates: March 8th - March 27th
Artist Honorariums for this show are generously supplied by Feed the Arts in the CRD
Bloomin’ is a group exhibition featuring the work of emerging ceramic artists in Victoria and throughout BC. As a group of 18 artists we each have differing personal motivations to produce art. Together we want to cel...
Sat 29th Feb, 2020
Interzone Dance Night : PsyCHic PolLUtion Album release at Logans
Interzone Dance Night. Saturday February 29th 2020.
Psychic Pollution's "Digital Apathy" album release party!
with LIVE sets from our friends
Death Talks (Vancouver) : https://deathtalkxx.bandcamp.com/
THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT INTERZONE DJs MAX RENN & NEUFLESH BRING YOU THE BEST OF INDUSTRI...
Mon 17th Feb, 2020
Open Space, The fifty fifty arts collective, and VILA present
Oren Ambarchi / crys cole
Monday, February 17th
Doors at 8pm
Cavity Curiousity Shop
Advance tickets available at CAVITY Curiosity Shop.
Oren Ambarchi / crys cole
WEB: https://orenambarchi.com/ / https://cryscole.com/
Sun 16th Feb, 2020
Coming up February 16th!
the fifty fifty arts collective presents
Classically trained and rigorously de-trained, possessor of a restless, semi-feral spirit, Lori Goldston is a cellist, composer, improvisor, producer, writer and teacher from Seattle. Her voice as a cellist, amplified or acoustic, is full, textured, committed and original. A relentl...
Thu 9th Jan, 2020 - Fri 14th Feb, 2020
AYYA MYRA is an exhibition about waste, worship, freneticism, the icon and dissent. Kai Bay and Jasper van Alderwegen’s work combine to create a vernacular of symbols and motifs that speak to mythology and theism as much as graffiti and vandalism.
Jasper van Alderwegen is a painter/multimedia artist born and raised in Victoria, currently pursuing an honours BFA in visual arts at UVic. Their w...
Closed most holidays
*Please Note* We are reopening June 20th 2020 for public viewing under Covid - 19 guidelines. · Only one visitor or household allowed in the gallery at a time. Social distancing will be in effect.
Visitors are asked to wait outside until the gallery sitter opens the door for them. Thank you for your considerations.
Gallery viewing by appointment is welcome and encouraged. We are run and kept open entirely by the effort of volunteer labor. If you know exactly when you are going to come by the exhibition space and want to ensure we will be open, please send us an email before visiting the gallery so we can confirm that we will have someone there to meet you.
We are always looking for dedicated volunteers! If you are interested, send us an email.