Being locally owned and operated for over 30 years is something we are proud of and humbled by. We appreciate the great support over the years and are honored to give back to our community. We are proud to support local arts and community groups. Below are a list of some local community arts groups, non-profits and local arts resources and businesses.
We also provide a 10% discount on custom framing to active members of any Art Council throughout British Columbia.
Art Councils, Groups & Resources
- Nanaimo Arts Council
- Gabriola Arts Council
- Ladysmith Arts Council
- Oceanside Community Arts Council
Includes Nanoose Bay, Coombs, Errington, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Deep Bay and Bowser
- Central Island Arts Guide
Central Vancouver Island encompasses Parksville to Campbell River
List of Arts organizations on Vancouver Island
- Art 10 Gallery
Member-run gallery showcasing original works located in Nanaimo North Centre
- The Artisan’s Studio – local artist cooperative run gallery in downtown Nanaimo
- Nanaimo Theatre Group
Entertaining audiences of all ages with a variety of productions from around the world for more than 60 years
- Hills Native Art
List of First Nations Artist biographies database
Local Arts Businesses
Charities, Groups & Causes we contribute to
We enjoy giving back to our community and to special causes we care about. Some of the groups we partner with on an ongoing basis are: Angels of Mercy Canada, World Vision, KIVA micro loans, local Legion chapters, local Food Banks, various Indigenous groups (for Truth and Reconciliation and other). We also provide donations to specific local fundraising causes that we feel are worthwhile and which provide clear and timely information. Please feel free to connect with us to see if we may be an appropriate donor for your upcoming fundraising event.