Visual Arts

“Subject to Change” a reminder of the importance of galleries to artists

Subject to Change is the exhibition of 32 undergraduate students in the UVic Visual Arts program. Usually an annual exhibition, it was put on hold during COVID, but has returned…
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UVic anti-racism zine empowers Asian youth to build BIPOC solidarity

Cultivating Growth and Solidarity is a zine that aims to give youth tools to understand and work against racism. But it is also a story of community resiliency and deeper…
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New Legacy Art Gallery exhibit aims to revitalize traditional W̱SÁNEĆ fishing practices

UVic’s Legacy Art Gallery’s newest exhibit, “To Fish as Formerly,” offers a powerful and educational exploration of the traditional fishing practices of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) and Salish peoples, while exploring…

The Artlet | Bringing in spring

Our second edition of the Artlet showcases several works from students that highlight the start of spring.

African and Caribbean Students’ Association showcases students’ talent in an art show

From paintings to photography, the African and Caribbean Students’ Association art show celebrated self-expression and the Black community through a variety of mediums.

Awareness and art on display at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

The 55th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Royal B.C. Museum brings global environmental and animal welfare issues to the forefront. Featured is the work of Canadian…

The New Twenties Magazine sets a new pace for climate change discourse

A newly-launched online magazine produced by UVic alums, The New Twenties, publishes climate-focused art and literature with a laser-focused aim to restructure the way people see climate change.

Zap Copy gets a mural facelift

If you walk into Zap Copy today, you’ll see hand-painted bio-scenery splashed across a wall in the student-run print shop. The newest art mural at UVic, by Kay Gallivan, is…

Waste Land: A climate anxiety haunted house

2556 Fifth Street is slated for demolition in December, and the remains will be more colourful than most. For the first time in Victoria, local artists have transformed a residential…