The Haiti Poster Project

Posted by on Feb 10, 2010 in Events | No Comments

In an effort to raise $1 000 000 for Doctors Without Borders, the HAITI POSTER PROJECT seek limited edition sets of posters from artists, designers and design firms from around the world to be sold online.  If you’ve yet to make a donation or aren’t able to, Olio will be donating screenprinting equipment, studio time ...

iMygrate artist profiles

Posted by on Feb 9, 2010 in Events, Exhibitions, Screen Printing | No Comments

Anteism has been amazingly busy putting together iMygrate, an exhibition which documents the travels of some 300+ characters by over 100 artists from around the world.  The show opens Friday, February 19th at Olio, though you can preview a good chunk of the works and view artist profiles for each of the 100+ artists right ...


Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Events, Exhibitions, Film Nights | No Comments

DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE (432kb) Sound & Vision, the Olio Cooperative’s pilot project of silent films paired to live accompaniment, will see it’s second year this March.  Since the success of the inaugural event the popularity of the paired mediums has seen a strong resurgence, owing largely to the widening availability of older titles on home ...

iMygrate • Feb. 19th

Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Events, Exhibitions | No Comments

In the Summer of 2007, Anteism sent out a call for submissions to artists from around the world to submit small (letter size) character based artworks. These character artworks would then be distributed across the 2nd largest country in the world. iMygrate will document and showcase the characters that went on this voyage through original ...

03.20.10.GO Opens 03.20.10

Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Events, Exhibitions | No Comments

To celebrate  an exciting and grueling first year, the Olio Cooperative are honored to host this group exhibition featuring some of the amazing people whose enormous efforts have made a second year possible.  As the name suggests, 03.20.10.GO opens on the first day of a packed second year with artwork by members Luke Ramsey, Shawn ...


Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Events | No Comments

This is from & definitely worth passing along.  All proceeds from Brain Trust books purchased through in the month of January will be donated to Doctors Without Borders and will be used in Haiti Earthquake Response to help the people of Haiti. PURCHASE BRAIN TRUST

Winter & Spring Workshops

Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Events, Screen Printing, Workshops | No Comments

SCREEN PRINTING INTENSIVE Wednesday, February 17th 6:30pm • 2.5 hours/week • $95.00 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 exposing screens, to print registration, ...

Fisgard Mural Concern in effect

Posted by on Dec 16, 2009 in Events, Exhibitions | No Comments

OLIO DEVELOPING VICTORIA’S LARGEST DOWNTOWN MURAL This will really be something.  Olio are developing an initiative to turn the aging windowless concrete exterior of our 614 Fisgard st. location into Downtown Victoria’s largest and most contemporary mural.  Artists Luke Ramsey, Shawn O’Keefe (Trust), Calvin Coles, Ryan Thompson, Renny McClure & Joey MacDonald are developing the ...


Posted by on Dec 16, 2009 in Events, Film Nights | No Comments

Last year’s initial Sound & Vision was a lovely long-coming evening of local performers paired with silent film.  If you were there, it was pure, warming magic.  If you neglected it, we will be posting videos of the performances next week. We’ve been eager to start into the second one & the components are finally ...


Posted by on Dec 16, 2009 in Events, Exhibitions, Screen Printing, Workshops | No Comments

After months of putting it off, we’ve managed to sort through hundreds of photos from the last 3 months & posted them to our to often neglected Flickr page.  The photostream is now a mighty torrent.  If you didn’t make it out to Live!Stock, are curious about the results of our last 4 week screen ...