Author Archives: Richard Letourneau

New Photographers Gallery

The gallery is pleased to welcome back wildlife photographer Nancy Brown-Schembri and her exhibit “Wild and Free II”  from Friday April 30 until Saturday May 22. For Nancy, “wildlife photography is about making a connection with the subject and capturing the eyes of the animals or their natural behaviour.”   Alan Peter Kohut’s exhibit “Etched in Wood” also continues until Saturday May 15.  … Read More »

VCC President’s Message – April 2021

April signifies a time of renewal. For us, on south Vancouver Island, spring flowers are popping up everywhere. Although at the time that I am writing this we are unable to arrange field trips to find these beauties, I still encourage you to get out into the fresh air yourselves and explore the many places… Read More »

Sooke Fine Arts Show 2021

A Message from Sooke Fine Arts Society Hello dear artists, Who would have believed that we would be here again, a whole year later, facing the same difficult decision? After much considered discussion, the Sooke Fine Arts Society has decided that hosting the show online in 2021 is the right thing to do for the… Read More »

VCC President’s Message December 2020

After some careful thought and consideration, the board decided we will be unable to safely have the Christmas social this year. Having said that, I do hope that you consider making a donation of what you would have spent at the social to a worthy charity.  The end of the year is a good time… Read More »

VCC President’s Message November 2020

President’s Message We have had a few months to adjust to our meetings and workshops being online and I think that we have done a fantastic job. It has even given us new opportunities for the club to participate in. One opportunity is being a part of the BC Interclub Speaker Series. Four clubs are… Read More »

VCC President’s Message: October 2020

This month I would like to start my message with a well-deserved congratulations. Each year the Close-Up team selects one issue from the past year to enter in the Photographic Society of America (PSA) Newsletter competition. This year the team selected the May-July 2020 issue.  I am happy to say that for the third year… Read More »