Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in News | No Comments

Members can grab their membership package during our drop-in hours (weekends 12-6). Packages contain prints & pins made by fellow Olio members and lots of info, all stuffed inside an organic cotton tote!

Olio shortlisted for M Awards

Posted by on Mar 13, 2011 in Events, Exhibitions, News | No Comments

Shortlists for the 2011 M Awards were posted today & Olio Artists & Workers Cooperative have been shortlisted for 3 awards.  We’ll find out April 5th who we lose to.  Till then, thanks to everyone who voted, came out, or helped with anything this last year.  It has been a huge one.

First Edition Opens Saturday

Posted by on Mar 13, 2011 in Events, Exhibitions, News, Screen Printing, Store, Uncategorized | No Comments

To celebrate our second anniversary, we at Olio have been assembling artwork from 25 artist friends, screenprinting the the beautiful works and assembling them into a hardcover collection.  First Edition is our first bound collection featuring works by: Shawn O’Keefe Paal Jomaas Luke Ramsey Ryan Thompson Lee McClure Charlotte Campbell Joey MacDonald Caitlin Gallupe Morgana ...

Gift or Sponsor a workshop

Posted by on Nov 25, 2010 in News | No Comments

GIFT CERTIFICATES This holiday, remember that propagation of information and development of one’s faculties are sexy gifts.  Gift certificates are now available in $15, $50 & $95 increments, and come on a lovely hand printed card.  $15 can cover a companion’s membership, $50 gives them some cozy studio time & $95 can get them registered ...

Pecha Kucha night Nov 25

Posted by on Nov 15, 2010 in News | No Comments

PECHA KUCHA NIGHT Thursday, November 25th | 7PM Olio have been invited to speak and present at Pecha Kucha Night Vol. 4, Nov. 25th at the Victoria Events Centre.  We’ll be sharing 20 slides, each with 20 seconds of reconing, about all manner of things with all manner of creative folks.  We’re pretty excited – ...


Posted by on Jul 6, 2010 in News | No Comments

Thanks to a huge response, the third Live!Stock poster exhibition will be the best by far.  The artist roster is comfortably stacked with the very best poster artists working locally & we’re hugely excited to print their work.  Artists & their posters are: Margaret Hanson – Lee Ronaldo Matt Salik – Great Lake Swimmers Shawn ...

Mural Update

Posted by on Jul 6, 2010 in News | No Comments

It’s been a long while – feels like an eternity – since we’ve sent out a progress report on the mural.  It’s been a few months of meetings with various sects within the City of Victoria, an endless procession of committees, sub-committees, community groups and friends of friends – though progress persists.  The paint date ...

Olio nabs an M Award

Posted by on May 18, 2010 in News | No Comments

Olio were pleasantly surprised to have been nominated for a couple of M Awards last month & very surprised to have been handed one (poorly pictured left).  We are very, very appreciative & will have to work harder to warrant it. Much love to Cinevic & Madrona Gallery for their awards!