What’s New?

We always have something new and exciting happening! We offer both multi-week art classes and short workshops.

Get creative in our art classes

Lupine Art Studio is a community art studio located downtown Courtenay in the Comox Valley.
We are dedicated to the idea that everyone has the ability to create amazing art while developing their own style and loving it. In our art classes, we teach skills and techniques using a wide range of mediums. Be brave – join us in our spacious and supportive art studio.

Why we are here…

Lupine Art Studio strives to be a space for all artists whether novice or advanced. We want to be a local hub for creative art making in the Comox Valley. Our space is welcoming and supportive – everyone can feel comfortable (and sometimes brave) making art and having fun creating with their hands.

Lupine Art Studio seeks to deliver fun, interesting and exceedingly creative art classes and workshops within an atmosphere of acceptance and encouragement. Facilitators are passionate about art and are committed to working with partners in the community. We believe everyone has an inner artist just itching to get out!

Who we are…

Jess has been dreaming about an art studio since she was in her early twenties… and Derek has been dreaming to start business with more community involvement for years. Finally, after 18 years together they decided that time was right for making both of their dreams come true. Because is there a better time to open a new business than when you have two small children? They thought not.

There are as many different styles of art as there are people in this world. Everyone has something unique to bring to the canvas, the paper, or the slab of clay. Sometimes it just takes a pinch of bravery to let your own creativity shine through.  -Jess Kaufman

What people say about our art classes


    Wonderful place to make art! Everyone is really helpful and the atmosphere encourages a sense of fun which really helps you feel like you can create! Just the right amount of support from our teacher to feel like you know what to do but still have space to explore your own ideas. The yummy cookies help too 😉

    thumb Zoë Baker

    5 star review  Walking into this space is so welcoming and warm. I can't wait to spend time exploring art here!

    thumb Nicole Bertram

    5 star review  I can't wait to do more! The clay class with Jess was awesome! Its such a nice space with good vibes...even the coffee was great! Could spend all day there being creative!

    thumb JoAnna Herbert
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