Marla Thirsk

Painter of many murals around Ucluelet and award winner in the Sooke Fine Arts Show as well as many art publications, Marla is known for her 'fearless' approach to Art by working in many mediums and genres.

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Victoria Leader

Victoria draws inspiration from the natural world, working directly from her own experiences, sketches and photography. Seascapes and portraits feature heavily in Victoria's art, which acts as a visual translation of life on the West Coast.

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Hummingbird, burning on fungus

Kelly Carter

Kelly has considered herself an artist since she could hold a crayon as well as coming from a solid base of excelling in Art at Ucluelet Secondary School. Kelly has worked in pencil sketch, water colour and acrylic, however her heart belongs to pyrographic art which is a fancy way of saying wood burning.

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Shima Bonsai

Elissa Anthony

Elissa Anthony

"My earliest influence was Georgia O'Keefe. I saw her Show at the Chicago Institute of Art in 1987 and I was hooked. Not only was she a great artist but a woman I could relate to in life terms. I grew up not far from Kleinberg, Ontario and took regular visits to the McMichael Gallery. I marveled at the extensive collection of the Group of Seven paintings.

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Upcoming Events

"Surfing the West Coast"- Thank you!

A huge thank you to everyone who helped make this year's Cultural Heritage Festival a success, including our volunteers, sponsors, partner organisations, artists, attendees... you all played a valuable part! See you next year!

 

Also congrats to our poster contest winner Karine Gordon-Beaumier. We think you'll agree this is a gorgeous image!

 

News

Summer Fest goes out with a Boom - a huge thanks to all involved!

Aug 16 2015

This year’s Summer Festival was a huge success, culminating in the Outdoor Concert in Tofino that drew in crowds of 400+ people!

JOB POSTING

Jun 23 2015

ARE YOU CRAZY FOR CREATIVITY AND WORK WELL WITH CHILDREN  AND TEENS?

ArtSplash 2015 THANK YOU!

May 8 2015

ArtSplash! Sales Increase by 95%!

Employment Opportunity

Jan 3 2015

Coordinator Positions 

CULTURAL HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2014

Oct 27 2014

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THE 2014 CULTURAL HERITAGE FESTIVAL SUCH A SUCCESS!  

Pacific Rim Summer Festival 2014 - Thank You!

Aug 3 2014

  A Big Thank You goes out to everyone involved in this year’s 26th Pacific Rim Summer Festival. First to the Pacific Rim Arts Society Board members for all their volunteered time:

Welcome to PRAS Adrienne Mason

May 21 2014

The Pacific Rim Art Society would like to welcome new member Adrienne Mason!   Adrienne is a long time resident of Tofino who has written several books including "Long Beach Wild" and "Planet Ark: Preserving Earth's Biodiversity".

About PRAS

PRAS is a volunteer-based, non-profit society serving the districts of Tofino and Ucluelet, and First Nations communities in the Clayoquot Sound/ Long Beach area, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Our goal is to help build happy, healthy communities by bringing people together through arts and culture.

Contact

Pacific Rim Arts Society
Box 468 Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0

Phone: 250-726-2443
General Email: pacificrimarts@gmail.com

Executive Director: Jacqueline Chamberland