ART ALCHEMY is a working studio and gallery in downtown Courtenay, where artists share space and the experience of art making. We welcome visitors to witness the process of art making, be inspired by a wide diversity of artistic expressions and to buy local, high quality art work made by the talented and hard working artists of ART ALCHEMY.

LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE GIFT ITEM?  Did you know we have opened a little Gift Shop area in our collective space featuring affordable small original works, prints, cards and gift items to purchase. We are open Saturdays from 11 am – 4 pm and any time during the week the studio doors are open. 362 10th Street Courtenay BC (stair access only) 250 218 2742



The 2020 SQUARE FOOT Show! 

It’s a very different world from a year ago and so many things have changed. This is the 10th annual SQUARE FOOT SHOW and we are pleased to announce that the show goes on! We will be hosting a virtual show and on-line sale from November 20 through December 20, 2020.

The in person exhibition and sale at the Art Alchemy Studio will happen – it’s just going to look very different as we comply with Covid 19 restrictions related to gatherings and social distancing. November 20 – 22 viewings will be by reservation.


Let us know if you want to participate in this years show by clicking the link below. Fill out the attached form and we will email you the submission criteria and details.

Submissions close at midnight October 31, 2020

Square Foot Artist Sign Up

Generously Sponsored by Susan Carson and Rick Morson of the CIBC Morson Carson Advisory Group