Metchosin ArtPod is an artist-run collective in Metchosin, west of Victoria. Apr 1-May 29 Sub Text: The Message in Art with art that incorporates text. Includes work by juror Eunmi Conacher and over 20 Southern Vancouver Island artists. Abstract the News. Series by feature artist Diana Smith. Zoom Opening: Apr 1, 7pm May 5 Artist talk: The Power and the Puzzle of Abstraction. Starts a 7pm. Call-out for art for juried Jun/Jul show on rural and island life. Submission deadline: May 13. Watercolour painting workshop, with Elaine Hughes will be held in July. Submission details and links to events on Facebook and our website.