Gabriola Artists Support Program

CLICK HERE to read about the recipients of the 2018 GAC GASP funding. The 2021 submission deadline is Monday, July 5th with results announced Friday, August 13th.


In celebration of our twentieth anniversary in 2017, the Gabriola Arts Council (GAC) created a fund to support local artists in their pursuit of creative, educational, or community-based projects. The fund was seeded by contributions from the President’s Legacy Fund (created from donations made in honour of Kathy Ramsey’s contribution to arts and culture on Gabriola) and a donation from Tammy Hudgeon. The GAC Board of Directors agreed to allocate a portion of membership fees to the GASP, a decision which will ensure an ongoing source of revenue for the fund.

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Calling all Graphic Designers!

Request for Proposal – Branding



With roots as Festival Gabriola, the Gabriola Arts Council has been working for the arts since 1997. We are ready to move into the 21st Century with a new look. We are looking for a graphic designer to create a modular branding system for us to use for multiple programs and initiatives which conveys the spirit of the Arts Council, the spirit of the arts community, and a timeless elegance which will serve us for years to come. Read more…

Exciting new position at GAC!




The WCEPA will manage and maintain artist pages for the website  The position will take into account the functionality, appearance, content and performance of the site. The primary functions of the WCEPA are to:

  • create new artist pages in collaboration with artists
  • update existing pages and products
  • remove pages for artists no longer going forward
  • process sales
  • ship products in an expeditious manner
  • report the analytics of site traffic to the Executive Director
  • assist artists in finding photographers to document their work
  • back up all data on laptop regularly

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Studio Tour 2021 Registration March 8th at 10am

Registration for the 25th Anniversary Edition of the annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour takes place Monday, March 8th at 10am online at

Please visit the site before registration to review the information. There are requirements for photos which are very important.

Note there are limited spaces available, as 2020 Studio Tour artists were invited back for early registration. Once the spaces have been filled registration will be turned off. If you have any questions beforehand please do not hesitate to contact us at