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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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Paul Ygartua

Vancouver BC

International Contemporary Artist and Fine Art Muralist
Original Paintings Only.

Ingeborg's Art Studio

8431 Government Road
Burnaby BC V5A 2E5

By appointment only

German-born and Canadian trained, Ingeborg specializes in figurative and portrait paintings as well as landscapes and florals. Giclee prints and originals available. Commissions welcome. 1 block South of Lougheed Highway at Brighton Avenue or Exit 37 (Gaglardi Way) off Highway 1.

Veronica Foster Arte Studio

350-1000 Parker Street
Vancouver BC V6A 2H2

Inspired by the marks of time, fleeting images and traces of the ephemeral; Veronica works on a plastered canvas surface, creating art that is a hybrid of sculpture and painting. The result is a fresco-like surface interlaced with fine cracks, giving it a sense of antiquity and fragility.

Specializing in commissions, Veronica creates unique personal and corporate art for her clients.

Veronica’s art is available at:
Studio 350 at 1000 Parker Street.

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

Roy Henry Vickers
Eagle Aerie Gallery

350 Campbell Street
Tofino BC

Eagle Aerie Gallery is Roy Henry Vickers' artist-owned gallery. This stunning traditional Northwest Coast longhouse with a carved and painted cedar plank exterior and doors of beaten copper, is a recognizable Tofino landmark.
Inside discover Roy's artowrk of paintings, original prints, calendars, art cards and reproductions hanging on hand adzed cedar walls among totem poles and carvings.
The gallery is open free to the public.

Tumbleweed Gallery and Framing

452 Main Street
Penticton BC

Tuesday to Saturday, 10am—5pm

THE LITTLE GALLERY THAT SHOWS GREAT ART. Please visit our featured artists at "Hillside Winery Bistro and Tasting Room"

Mission Art Gallery and The Mission Arts Council

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

Tuesday - Saturday, 1 - 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 the Magic of Art Classes contact 604.826.0029 or email:

Art Glass Design Inc

22416 129th Avenue
Maple Ridge BC V4R 2P9
604.466.5924; 888.89.GLASS

please call for an appointment

Art you can EAT ON

Come and meet artist E Jane Mackay and see how art glass is individually hand created. This durable dinnerware and servingware is designed to give you years of pleasure. Impress guests with your taste! View Jane’s latest One-Of-A-Kind Art.

Amelia Douglas Gallery

4th floor North Building 700 Royal Avenue.
New Westminster B.C. V3L 5B2

The Amelia Douglas Gallery features new and emerging BC artists and is a non-profit organization named after the wife of Sir James Douglas, first governor of British Columbia.

Gallery hours:
Monday — Friday 10am -7:30pm,
Saturday 11am — 4pm, closed Sunday.

For more information
Call 604.527.5723 or visit

The Art of Brandy Saturley

Victoria BC

The Art of Brandy Saturley Victoria — Calgary — Palm Springs

Award Winning Canadian Contemporary Paintings Goalie’s Mask: red, white & Dryden Limited engagement On display @ Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Fall 2012
Twitter @artofbrandys

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.

Art 10 Gallery

Unit 123 - Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly Rutherford Mall)
Nanaimo BC

Mall hours - 7 days a week

An artist-run gallery, ART 10 is celebrating its 28th year and continues to offer unique, original work by painters, potters etc. from mid-island, Qualicum to Ladysmith.. Located at Nanaimo North Town Centre.

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

Art Beatus (Vancouver) Consultancy Ltd.

108-808 Nelson Street
Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6Z 2H2

Mon to Fri 10am-6pm, appointment is recommended.

Founded in Hong Kong in 1992 and with the addition of a Vancouver location in 1996, Art Beatus showcases modern and contemporary art from around the world with special focus on the increasingly important area of Chinese art.

Artisans of Crawford Bay

Hwy 3A
Crawford Bay BC
Toll Free 1.866.931.8464

We are all open May 1st till mid-October, at least 9-5. Many of us are open in April. Winter hours vary, please call ahead.

Crawford Bay is a small village located amidst pristine lake and mountain scenery on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake. Here you will find a hotbed of creativity, where you can visit several working studios within easy walking distance: blacksmithing, pottery, broom making, weaving, copper enamelling, and more.

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

1040 Moss Street
Victoria BC V8V 4P1

Open Daily, 10 am to 5 pm, Thurs to 9 pm

Engaging, Challenging, Inspiring...

Located in the historic neighbourhood of Rockland, Victoria's public art museum is home to BC's largest public art collection and features a world-respected Asian art collection, including an authentic Japanese Shinto Shrine located outside in the Asian Garden.

The Art Gallery offers a diverse presentation of exhibitions, ranging from Asian art, European and Canadian historical works and leading contemporary artists from across the country. The Art Gallery is often chosen to participate in national tours of important block-buster exhibitions. Permanently on exhibition at the Art Gallery are the paintings, writings and historical artifacts of BC's premiere landscape artist, Emily Carr.

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 exiting and unique space. For a comprehensive brochure of our membership, call 604.685.1730.

View our interactive Artisan map online at

Art Junction Gallery

1068 Millar Creek Rd.
Function Junction Whistler BC V0N 1B1

Tues to Sat, 11am-5pm

Whistler's Art Junction Gallery features paintings, sculptures, pottery and blown glass by contemporary BC artists that capture the spirit and beauty of the province. Situated 9 kms south of the main village in the Function Junction near the breathtaking Cheakamus riverside trails, this gallery offers a visual feast for the eyes in a laid back and casual environment.

Artists North Canada

Dawson's Creek BC
Fort St. John BC

Artists North Canada

Featuring Six Artists
Barbara Daley, Mary Mottishaw, Mary Parslow,
Judy Templeton, Sandy Troudt, Cindy Vincent.

Six Northeast BC Artists
Six unique voices inspired by the world around them
Ssix women encouraging one another to be their artistic best
Six people supporting the creative pursuits of others in their communities

This group of artists includes painters, printmakers, illustrators, and writers who use a variety of media. Their efforts have resulted in a rich harvest of artwork and collaboration.
learn more at

Art Works Gallery

225 Smithe Street
Vancouver (Downtown) BC
604.688.3301; 1.800.663.0341

Open daily. Parking available

Offering the largest selection of art and framing solutions in Western Canada.

A valued resource for designers and collectors ART WORKS GALLERY represents contemporary artists in a wide variety of mediums and styles. Feature exhibitions change monthly. FREE parking available. We will deliver locally and ship worldwide.

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ArtStarts Gallery

808 Richards St. (at Robson)
Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6B 3A7

Tues, Weds, Fri: 10am-5pm; Thursday: 10am-7:30pm; Last Saturday of the month: 10am-5pm

The first Canadian gallery devoted exclusively to young people's art. The visually striking exhibitions celebrate the exciting artwork that emerges when professional artists, students and teachers work together to deepen learning, creativity and community connections.

Admission is free.

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.

The Barn Gallery

4450 Togwood Rd
Oyama BC V4V 2B6

Friday to Sunday 10am - 6pm
From the May Long Weekend until Thanksgiving

Okanagan Original Art in a True Country Setting

Barbara Boldt Original Art Gallery

25340 84th Avenue
5km East of Fort Langley Langley BC

By appointment only

Barbara Boldt has a profound dedication to the arts, is one of British Columbia's most respected artists. She has private collectors as far away as Dubai and Germany.

Original Oil & Pastel Works of Local Landscapes and Gulf Island Earth patterns 5 km East of Fort Langley in Glen Valley & Easy Parking

Visitors welcome but please call ahead.

To find a copy of Barbara's book please click here

Barton Leier Gallery

3140 Decourcey Road
Ladysmith BC

Barton and Leier Gallery showcases the work of Nixie Barton and Grant Leier, professional full time artists exhibiting across Canada. Well known for their use of colour and unusual imagery combinations, the gallery features great art and funky gifts, focusing on experimental works as well as traditional.

Downtown Nanaimo at Church and Chapel Open every day. 250.591.1111