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 ...

SCORE! Craft Fair

Posted by on Nov 18, 2010 in Events | No Comments

SCORE! 20 TABLES OF CRAFTS UNDER $20 Saturday, Dec. 4th 11-6pm • By Donation SCORE! is Olio’s first annual holiday craft fair, with 20 tables worth of local vendors mongering all manner of wares under $20. Perfect for sorting out stocking stuffers, small things and thoughtful gifts for everyone in your life that is worth ...

Community Garden Meeting Thursday, July 8th

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

Download Garden Outline (350kb) Olio are looking at developing an ~ 800sq. ft. raised bed garden plot behind our Fisgard St. location in downtown Victoria – and more than likely need YOUR help. Please join us Thursday, July 8th, 7:00pm at 614 1/2 Fisgard St. for a group discussion on the Downtown Community Garden’s development, ...

Downtown Community Garden

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Events | No Comments

Olio are developing an ~ 800sq. ft. raised bed garden plot behind our Fisgard St. location in downtown Victoria.  Olio’s directors are forming a committee to bring the community garden to fruition and looking for keen, experienced gardeners and community members to join in the effort. The plot would be the largest – possibly the ...

New Equipment

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Events, Screen Printing | No Comments

Epson 7600 Giclee Printer We recently bought a 24″ Epson printer for larger films, banners, canvas giclee printing and large format archival prints.  It’s neat-o. Canon i9900 Large format printer for making 13×19″ films.  Loaded with rich black ink. Films available. HP CP 1215 Colour Laser Colour laser printer for flyers or pins.  Special stock ...

Gallery hours, 03.20.10.GO photos posted

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Events, Exhibitions, Screen Printing | No Comments

Gallery hours for 03.20.10.Go: Tuesday-Thursday 3pm-7pm Friday-Sunday 12pm – 5pm 03.20.10.Go, a group exhibition featuring some of the amazing people whose enormous efforts have made a second year at Olio possible (Luke Ramsey, Shawn O’Keefe, Ryan Thompson, Calvin Coles, Joey MacDonald, Meaghan MacDonald and Sean Brooks), is up now through April.  The pieces for the ...

New Intensive Classes

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Events, Screen Printing, Workshops | No Comments

SCREEN PRINTING INTENSIVE Wednesday, April 14th 6:30pm • 2.5 hours/week • 4 weeks • $95.00 *CLASS FULL* A thorough, project based exploration of the complete screen printing process, from inkling to polished outcome. This hands-on course will illuminate the steps between a great idea and a well printed finished product – from file preparing to ...

Sound & Vision audio & video up soon

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Events | No Comments

The second Sound & Vision was a wonderful success – many sincere thank to all the artists that made it amazing!  It was leaps & bounds greater than last year’s & we will do it again, likely soon.  Amazing. We are working on having the video and recorded audio edited together this week, ready for ...

Thanks to HPP artists

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Events, Screen Printing | No Comments

Very special thanks to everyone who submitted designs to the Haiti Poster Project.  Olio had the pleasure of printing some beautiful pieces & helping out with a very very good cause.  If you are still interested in submitting a poster for printing, get in contact with us, as the HPP will be accepting submission through ...