gilakas’la / čɛčɛ haθɛč, We are deeply grateful for, and respectfully acknowledge that the lands upon which we and all our Central Island Artists produce their creative work are the unceded traditional territory of Puntledge, Eiksan, K’ómoks, Homalco and Tla’amin first nations, and the Te’mexw Treaty Association.

ARTWRX Studio/Gallery Society

ARTWRX Studio + Gallery Society is a member funded not-for-profit art collective located in downtown Courtenay that exists to facilitate its members with studio space, professional collaboration and creative support. A visit to the ARTWRX Studio offers you an opportunity to view the work of 10 individual artists with very unique styles.The goal is that each artist has fun creating in an open, supportive environment. We encourage dialogue with visitors to share our art and to give them a glimpse of the creative process. 

At ARTWRX Studio + Gallery, we place a high priority on recognizing and supporting the greater community of artists by hosting the Square Foot Show each year, in November. Artists from Vancouver Island and across Canada are invited to submit to this juried show, now in its 13th year and is highly anticipated by artists and art collectors, alike.   

Our studio provides a place for interaction with other artists and the public.The space is centrally located with ample street parking, at no cost. We are blessed with high ceilings, big windows and amazing light, which makes the climb up the stairs to our second level location, well worth the effort. 


In addition to original works, many of our artists have affordable small small works, prints, cards and gift items to purchase directly from each artist.

We welcome requests regarding commissions and invite enquiries regarding workshops. 

ARTWRX Studio/Gallery is officially open to visitors every Saturday, 11:00am-4:00pm and by appointment every day, 362C 10th Street, Courtenay, BC.    

ARTWRX Artists: 

Sharon Lalonde 

Maggie Ziegler 

Anouk Hartwell 

Shea Kotilla 

Lynn Farwell 

Mary Gorman 

Jean Cockburn 

Larissa Mclean 

Nicolette Valikoski 

Elaine Smith

Lots of stairs

Payments Accepted:

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Every day, by appointment and Saturday, 11:00AM-4:00PM

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