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WHEN: Father's day weekend 2023
Show dates:
Friday June 16th - 1pm - 5pm
Saturday June 17th - 10am - 5pm 
Sunday June 18th - 10am - 4pm

WHERE: The Bradley Center in Coombs
Lots of parking, handicap access and parking available and washrooms available.

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Application form here



WHEN: Father's day weekend 2023

Set up day: Friday June 16th, 2023 - Staggered & assigned times in the morning.
Show dates:

Friday June 16th - 1pm - 5pm
Saturday June 17th - 10am - 5pm 
Sunday June 18th - 10am - 4pm

WHERE: The Bradley Center in Coombs

KEY DATES for Father’s Day two- dimensional Art Show 2023

January 30th: Application opens

March 15th: Application deadline

March 22nd: Artist notified of acceptance

Upon acceptance: Payment due

April 15th: Cancellation, $100. Non-Refundable

June 16th – 9am to 1pm (at assigned times):  Show setup

Show dates:

Friday June 16th - 1pm - 5pm
Saturday June 17th - 10am - 5pm 
Sunday June 18th - 10am - 4pm

June 18th 4pm: Take down


Where is the Bradley Center located?
975 Shearme Rd, Coombs, BC V0R 1M0
The Bradley Center offers a prime location just off Alberni Highway with lots of parking, easy to unload your work from a few exit doors and of course washroom facilities.


Who is eligible to register for this tour?
Currently registration is open only to two-dimensional Active, AFCA or SFCA members in good standing of the FCA Arrowsmith Chapter, and the FCA Nanaimo Chapter.

How many spaces do you have and what size are they?
We have 30 spaces available in three rooms, Main Hall, Cafeteria, and the Board Room.


Cost and Available Spaces

Main Hall: 17 spaces

9 X (10’ X 6’) @ $225. each

1 X (16’ X 3.6”) @ $215. each

7 X (8’ X 8’) @ $225. each

Cafeteria: 8 spaces

6 X (8’ X 8’) @ $225. each

1 X (10’ X 6’) $225. each

1 X (10’ X 3.5”) @ $150. each

Boardroom: 5 spaces

2 X (8’ X 8’) @ $225. each

3 X (8’ X 3.5”) @ $125.each

Floor Plan here 

Can I share a space with another artist?
At this time we do not allow space sharing. Only accepted artists may show and sell there work at this event.


What kind of setup is it going to be?
You will be asked in the application your choice of size spot you would like.  We will try to accommodate all artists first choices depending on availability. You will be notified by email prior to setup day with more details upon acceptance.
You will be provided with a 6-foot table and chair.  We recommend you bring a WHITE tablecloth. There are rugs on some walls that you may hang from with drapery hooks (example here) or T-pins (suggested).  You may bring easels and/or grids as long as you stay within your space boundaries and do not block exit doors. We suggest you visit the Bradley Center next time they have an event and before the show dates.
Public bathrooms are available.

What can I show and sell?
You may sell your original two-dimensional artwork, or any products derived from your two-dimensional artwork. i.e., cards, prints, giclee and other merchandise.  

Will you be advertising this event?
We have a robust marketing plan including printed materials (i.e., posters, rack cards, business cards), signs and online ads. 
The Bradley Centre is very visible  from the Alberni Highway where there will be lot of signs posted for the busy tourist season.
The Father’s Day Car Show is on that weekend and we will promote our Art Show there. The car show brings in many visitors to Qualicum beach and they are sure to be some visiting our show.
As always, The Old School House and the Mcmillan Art Center will be supporting our efforts to promote this event. 
We will also promote participating on our new website

What is your cancellation policy?
Individual cancellation:
Cancellation deadline is April 15th 2023.
$100.00 administration fee will apply if you cancel before this date.
After April 15th your application fee is non refundable.

Event Cancellation:
If the event is cancelled due to natural disaster or public orders to close, or any other reason $150.00 non refundable fee will apply. The balance of your registration will be etransfered back to you.

How do I sign up?
You must complete the application fully and send your images to Sylvie Bart at
You must send payment to Susan White (treasurer).
All other information is contained in the application form.

You can find your application form here

Contact us at if you have any questions

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