(Click the Green Lettering below for Links to Artist's Bios, Images, and Locations)



Vida Newington 5355 Seascape Terrace - Paintings (this year Vida will show her work at Kathryn Galvin's studio)


Kathryn Galvin 5355 Seascape Terrace - Paintings & Hand Made Dolls (Guest Artists)


Marlies Schottke 5363 Sunhaven Pl - Pottery & Felted Works  (Guest artists)


Diane Brinton 3965 Hammond Bay Road-Flame Sculpted Glass & Fine Silver Jewellery


Robert Wadell 3603 Hammond Bay Road - Furniture & Wood Artisan (Guest Artists)


Carla Stein 3626 Planta Road - Paintings


Janice Evans 3516 Wiltshire Drive - Paintings


Tom Shardlow 600 Cumberland - Paintings


Penny Maday Ciochetti 3019 Hammond Bay Road - Paintings & Lightworks


Karin Schieber 1377 Lincoln Green Place - Silver & Goldsmith (Guest Artist)


Whether this is your first time taking in the tour or you're returning to re-visit our studios, we look forward to greeting you! 


Island residents and vacationing visitors are invited to enjoy two days of artistic wonder located along one of Nanaimo's most scenic routes.


Tour goers are saying:  The Tour exceeded our expectations. The artists were talented and willing to share their stories. The Tour was well marked and easy to find. Views were priceless. So grateful we made the trip from the mainland. - D. Manery



At each studio you'll have an opportunity to complete an entry for our annual prize draw. The winner will receive a certificate which can be applied to the work of any artist on the tour that YOU choose!


Just follow the STUDIO TOUR MAP and look for our bright signs and arrows.


RED BALLOONS mark each stop along the tour.


Several studios will have displays from select guest artists.

Weather permitting some artists will be creating in their gardens.



Read more about the Tour at:




 See YOU on this year's tour!


May 26 & May 27, 10am - 4pm



Beginning May 7th enjoy a beverage & preview our artists' work !


Serious Coffee

6357 Hammond Bay Rd. (by the Brick)