2019 Artists-in-Residence

Ceramicist Rachel Grenon was in residence at the McLoughlin Gardens from mid-May till late June. Her wonderful work is on display at the Comox Valley Art Gallery as part of the group exhibition, “Hold. Being Held.” The show runs until September 7th, 2019.

2018 Artists-in-Residence

Visiting artists, Valerie Salez and Lindsay Delaronde, and curator, Toby Lawrence completed their residency at the McLoughlin Gardens. Their exhibit Touching Earth Bodies at the Comox Valley Art Gallery closed June 29, 2018.

Previous visiting artists

Saskatchewan artists Joanne Bristol and Barbara Meneley spent the month of July, 2016 at the McLoughlin Gardens as our first artists-in-residence. Workshops, collaborations, field trips and an exhibition were all part of the Comox Valley Art Gallery's programming under the umbrella theme of Make/Art/Place. For a description and images, please see this review by Galleries West.

In 2017 the Comox Valley Art Gallery invited multi-disciplinary artist Rita McKeough to be in residence from June 1 - July 19. Her remarkable multi-media exhibit Veins/Listen/Cul de Sac closed on September 30th, 2017.