Visual Arts

We are excited to share that our 2023 season will be rolling out over December/January. Please check back regularly

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Watercolour and the Art of Seeing

With David McEown

May 10 - 14, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Feb 8, 2023.
Explore watercolour’s magical flowing spontaneity and essential techniques as you paint directly from nature. Enhance your perception, way of “seeing”, and connectedness to the earth with this travel-friendly medium.

SAORI: Weaving without Boundaries

With Terri Bibby

June 11 - 16, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Mar 12, 2023.
Immerse yourself in colour and texture while creating your own unique weavings! Explore the beautiful SAORI weaving philosophy from Japan where there are no rules and no mistakes.

Drawing Towards the Earth: Making Journals and Self Portraits for Life

With S. Portico Bowman

July 19 - 23, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 10% off campus rates! Offer valid until Apr 19, 2023.
Learn how to draw and make art with natural earth elements provided by nature. We will make paper with abaca, bast and stock from the Hollyhock garden. We will cook our own vine charcoal, and take this to the paper, or twigs and tools to the beach for more performative…

In The Garden: Low Tech Photography Workshop

With Sarah Fuller

August 6 - 11, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 10% off campus rates! Offer valid until May 7, 2023.
This alternative photography workshop focuses on the Anthotype and Cyanotype Print processes using plants from Hollyhock's garden for inspiration and creation of non-toxic photo emulsions.