Our Events and Activities

The Chemainus Art Group is a collection of members varying in artistic experience and interest. Our focus in on the shared passion for making art and for supporting and encouraging our members in their artistic practice and development. 

Here is a list of Activities and Programs that are available to all of our members:

Please note that due to Covid 19 some of these activities have been adjusted to accommodate limited numbers or by moving on line and live on Zoom.


Monthly Meet-Ups

  • every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from September to June 9:30-12noon

  • guest artist demos, work-alongs, discussions about our work,  club business

Studio 16

  • a space for members to meet and work

  • open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.  


  • exciting learning opportunities

  • Beginner to advanced, all media

  • Professional teaching artists

Monthly Challenge

  • an invitation to motivate, inspire and stretch your artistic potential

  • responses are shared with the group for discussion and feedback


  • opportunities to show your work in local galleries and public spaces

  • annual group exhibition

En Plein Air

  • July and August weekly trips to nearby locations 

  • some organized lunches and winery tours

Life Drawing

  • monthly drop-in sessions in a casual atmosphere

  • professional models

  • both short gestures and long poses


  • connect with members who can guide you in your exploration and growth.

  • gain information about new materials, methods and techniques. 

STUDIO 16 • SALTAIR COMMUNITY CENTRE 3850 South Oyster School Rd., Ladysmith, B.C.                                    artgroupchemainus@gmail.com

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