About Us

Wachiay Studio operates within the traditional lands of the K’omoks First Nation on Vancouver Island, Canada.

Wachiay Studio is a social enterprise operated by the Wachiay Friendship Centre in Courtenay, British Columbia. With a focus on urban and rural Aboriginal youth, the studio offers services for artists, schools, community groups, and individuals to learn screen printing while working alongside industry professionals. In addition to its training programs, the studio provides commercial print services that include textiles, posters, and fine art screen printing.