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Studios & Galleries

There's nothing quite like encountering an artist on his or her own turf: cup of tea in one hand, and paintbrush or chisel in the other. Many British Columbia artists open up their homes and studios to visitors, welcoming you into their own creative world. Be sure to take advantage of this unique, and often unforgettable, experience. Please take note of studios that ask you call before visiting.

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A.J. Brown
Hands, Paws & Purrs

Vancouver BC

AJ Brown is an artist with disabilities; a deaf woman with cerebral palsy who specializes in conceptual images of cats - each painting telling a potential story. She also creates abstract paintings, using watercolours and ink on wood panel. Brown has been mentored by professional artists and is currently a part-time student at Emily Carr University, for their Fine Art Techniques Certificate. Brown has participated in many group art shows. In the past 10
Facebook: Twitter: @artbyajb

The Fort Gallery

9048 Glover Road
Fort Langley BC V1M 2S1

The Fort Gallery features artists who are exploring their personal edge, their individual frontiers, in order to discover their full potential and dialogue with community. Members support the creative process in one another and work together to determine the exploration and direction of the gallery, organizing exhibitions and events that maintain a viable local venue for contemporary arts.

Architectural Institute of BC &
AIBC Gallery

100-440 Cambie Street (at Pender)
Vancouver BC

8:30 am—5 pm Mon—Fri

Architecture Centre Gallery: The AIBC Gallery features a steady rotation of architecture- & design-related exhibits throughout the year with diverse, dynamic displays open to the public. Admission is free.

Architectural Walking Tours: From Vancouver’s famous Gastown & historic Chinatown to Vancouver Moderne, or from Inner Harbour to Old Town in Victoria, experience a blend of history and modernity through distinctive architectural cityscapes.

Arts Off Main

216 E. 28th Ave
Vancouver BC V5V 2M4

Wed—Sat: 11am—6pm. Sun & Holidays: 11am—5pm

Ten inspired Vancouver artists partner in this collectively run gallery featuring painting, photography, pottery, jewellery, sculpture and cards. The gallery has a rotating selection of work by other outstanding local artists. Professional, affordable framing is also available at Arts off Main.

Framing Hours:12-3pm on Wed, Fri, and Sat

ASHPA NAIRA Gallery - Contemporary
Canadian Art

9492 Houghton Road
Vernon BC V1H 2C9

From May 1st till October 15th
Friday to Sunday 10am - 6pm.
Any other day - by appointment.

Ashpa Naira Gallery & Studio features Contemporary Art in painting, textile, sculpture, ceramics and functional art from emerging and established Okanagan and Canadian artists. It is a space where Art, Design and everyday life come together.

Visitors encounter the beauty and functionality of Art in a Home environment filled with original artwork from artists and artisans. Guests to the gallery can learn, explore and appreciate art made at the studio, and find that special gift or add to their art collection.

Art of Tim Fraser

Vancouver BC

Oil paintings on canvas inspired by Vancouver's Stanley Park.

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Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Cathedral Place Courtyard, 639 Hornby St
Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6C 2G3

Wednesday to Sunday, 11:00am to 5:00pm

Downtown Vancouver’s public gallery named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920 — 1998). The Gallery showcases the permanent collection of Bill Reid and changing exhibitions of contemporary Northwest Coast art.

Permanent Collection of Bill Reid’s work
- Stunning gold and silver jewelry
- Monumental sculptures
- Towering totem pole carved by James Hart in tribute to Bill Reid
Gallery Gift Shop
A selection of original works and prints by local Northwest Coast artists, distinctive jewelry, accessories, books, cards and more.

Artists and Artisans of Granville Island Association

Vancouver (Granville Island) BC

Visit any 1 of over 50 Artists & Artisans on our Artwalk!

The working spaces of Granville Island are a special feast for you to discover and enjoy. Meet the artists and artisans whose skill and passion create a diverse culture that makes Granville Island an exciting and unique space. For a comprehensive brochure of our membership, call 604.685.1730.

View our interactive Artisan map online at

Bowen Island Arts Council &
The Gallery at Artisan Square

589 Artisan Square
Bowen Island BC

The Bowen Island Arts Council (BIAC) is dedicated to representing and coordinating the creative efforts and programs of all cultural groups on Bowen Island. BIAC runs The Gallery at Artisan Square, a multi-use facility featuring exhibits of mainly local artists.

Enter island magic after a 20 minute ferry ride.

Visit our ever-growing & ever-changing pages and 12-month calendar often to plan your enjoyable days and nights on Bowen island.

Basic Inquiry Studio/Gallery - Vancouver Life Drawing Society

1011 Main Street
Vancouver BC V6A 4L4

Thursday 1 - 4 pm
Friday 1 - 4 pm
Saturday 1 - 4 pm, Or by appointment:

"“Life drawing is a basic inquiry into the human form.” - Maurice Spiro"

Basic Inquiry is proud to present our new studio with a spacious gallery show room. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to seasoned artists.

Sessions are run throughout the week.

Drop in or become a member. See our rates.

Show your work in our member's gallery.

Become a model.

Rock Family Gallery & Mission Arts Council

33529 - 1st Ave. (on the corner of 1st and Catherwood St)
Mission BC V2V 6X8

Tuesday - Saturday, 1 - 4 pm

Open Tuesday to Saturday: 1 to 4 pm <>

Visit Mission's Art Gallery, Gift shop and Tea Room to see wonderful exhibits from local and regional artists and taste tantalizing desserts.

For more information on our Gallery and our Art Classes contact 604.826.0029 or email:

Carolyn Kramer, Artist

Suite 200 - 1650 Duranleau St.
Vancouver (Granville Island) BC

By appointment only

I live between the sea wall of Vancouver, Canada and the mountains of Bel Air, California. At times, I am close to old growth forests and west coast beaches. Here nature blends patterns and colours in tidemarks, layers of earth and microscopic land forms. The bottom of the ocean floor, texture of tree bark and melting ice emerge onto my canvas expressing a soulful, ethereal sense of design, colour and paint application.

Raised in the country, close to nature but not people. I have closely observed earth’s formations. Now, years later, these impressions make their way into my art. Microscopic images come from my own photographs or sketches and expanded 1000% using mediums of oil encaustic, acrylic paint, string and gold leaf.

It is my hope that my paintings express both dramatic and serene sensibilities and create a visual meditation on environmental beauty. I exhibit in both Los Angeles and Vancouver and work out of my Vancouver, Granville Island studio.

The CRS Trading Post

Britannia Beach BC
Fax 604.896.0009

The CRS Trading Post is located on Hwy. 99 in historic Britannia Beach. Featuring carvings by local Coast Salish natives (Squamish Nation), silver and gold handcrafted jewellery and original works of art by world renowned artists Ice Bear, Ken Skoda.

Open Daily.

Dariusz Bebel Art Studio

Vancouver (Downtown) BC
Cell 1.604.329.4940

Painter, Printmaker, Guilder, Goldsmith and Jewellery Designer.

Classes available in the art of jewellery making, painting and drawing.

Culture Shock Interactive Gallery

010A Front Street
PO Box 471 Alert Bay BC V0N 1A0
1 250 974 2484

Culture Shock Interactive Gallery in Alert Bay, B.C. is a unique experience designed to offer friendly access to the indigenous NAMGIS arts and culture. At this waterfront location, you can shop for one of a kind, locally made art, jewellery and clothing, watch award winning films about our culture while enjoying the best coffee in the island or take in the beautiful views on our cedar patio. Listen to storytelling by Ada (Grandmother), weave with Donna or enjoy a summer salmon barbecue. Always friendly and never boring, Culture Shock Interactive Gallery welcomes you to explore NAGMIS traditional arts and culture.

Fertile Images and Design

129 - 1628 West 1st AVe
Vancouver BC

Zak Sarwari uses a 25-year-old Canon for his sophisticated b+ws of every single thing you love about this place–and Lysa Bromaroff uses a toy plastic camera for her stunning expose of Vancouver in bloom.

Evergreen Cultural Centre

1205 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam BC
604.927.6550 or 604.927.6555

Experience visual and performing arts in the heart of Coquitlam at the Evergreen Cultural Centre.

The centre presents a full season packed with world class live entertainment, art exhibitions and educational programs for residents and visitors alike.
The public Art Gallery showcases rotating exhibitions of art by local, national and international artists and the Studio Theatre features a wide variety of professional theatre, music, dance, comedy and family performances. Evergreen Cultural Centre is close to home, beyond your expectations.

Visit our website and join us on Facebook.

Heather Ross Natural Eclectic

2170 Fir Street
Vancouver BC V6J 3B5

Artist & photographer Heather Ross is known for her wonderful sense of color, keen eye & evocative imagery. She opened her atmospheric boutique in 2001 in the art & antiques district of South Granville, Vancouver. In 2004 she returned to her love of painting & her work as an emerging artist has been very well received. This is the catalyst for a recent move to a striking new location just around the corner on Fir Street, where her paintings & photographs have more room to breathe amongst a selective, compelling display of artful belongings.In this inviting space she creates an eclectic mix with art & decor. For years her work as a photographer & stylist has graced the pages of many publications.

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Grand Forks & District Art and Heritage Centre

524 Central Avenue
Grand Forks BC

Gallery 2 exhibits, interprets, and promotes art and heritage in all media. Visit our Gift Shop for a great selection of hand crafted items by British Columbian artists and artisans.

Come join the festivities on June 21, 2014 as the Grand Forks Art Gallery Society celebrates 30 years of providing amazing visual arts to the Boundary Area.

Jeanne Krabbendam at the Salt Water Studio

202-1650 Duranleau St.
Vancouver (Granville Island) BC V6H 3S4

* Artist and art educator
* Paintings in acrylics, mixed media, collage
* Exhibitions in Europe and North America

Watch a painting being made or try the brush yourself! Jeanne, a European trained mixed media artist, invites you into her work space. Original semi-abstract and abstract style paintings in contemporary themes. Consultations, mentor hours, private classes and studio visits by appointment. Drop-ins welcome when artist is at the studio.

Howe Street Gallery of Fine Art

555 Howe St
Downtown Vancouver BC V6C 2C2

"a unique home to two very distinct art collections"


Quality is what we value most. Since our inception, the Howe Street Gallery & Soul of Africa have striven to provide artworks of the highest calibre in craftsmanship and medium.

-- Derek Hyslop, President

Kamloops Art Gallery

465 Victoria Street
Downtown at 5th & Victoria Kamloops BC

The KAG is well respected for its exhibitions, events and educational and public programs through activities organized and presented in the community and region involving both contemporary and historical art. Its collection as of December 2013 consists of 2,800 works that primarily reflect the Gallery’s exhibition history. The Gallery’s annual attendance has ranged between 25,000 and 35,000 over the last five years.

Lee McIntyre, Inner Landscape Artist

Vancouver BC

Lee McIntyre’s bold, colourful paintings capture the dynamic energy of mind, body and spirit. Through the extensive use of texture, Lee’s distinctive style of sculptural painting explores the inner landscapes of human experience. From sacred geometry to meditation labyrinths to feminine wisdom, Lee’s metaphysical subject matter celebrates the potential within everyone for transformation, healing and growth.

Khot-La-Cha Art Gallery & Gift Shop

270 Whonoak Street
North Vancouver BC V7P 1P3

Mon to Sat, 10am-5pm

Khot-La-Cha features authentic Northwest artwork created by BC's finest native artists. Hand-carved cedar totem poles and plaques, unique feasting bowls, rattles and hand-tanned moccasins, exquisite hand-carved sterling silver and 14k gold jewellery. Visit our "Long House" Art Gallery and Gift Shop located on the Reserve, minutes away from the Lions Gate Bridge.

Lori Goldberg

2063 Grant Street
Vancouver BC

By appointment only

Lori Goldberg is a Vancouver artist whose paintings have been exhibited in Canada and in Europe. Collectors of her work include the Canada Art Bank, The City of Vancouver Art Collection and the Interstate Bank, San Francisco.