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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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Federation Gallery

1241 Cartwright Street
Vancouver (Granville Island) BC
604.681.8534

www.artists.ca

A society and a gallery bringing together emerging and established artists, collectors, students and everyone who loves painting to share the passion and the pleasure of visual fine arts.

Twenty-one exhibitions a year provide a non-stop feast for the eyes. Located at the eastern tip of Granville Island.

FibreWorks Gallery

12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Madeira Park BC
604.883.2380

www.fibreworksgallery.com

Fibre Arts in a yurt!

Special exhibits of paper, baskets, wood, textiles and fibres - by Sunshine Coast artists and artists from around BC - visit a spinner and weaver's studio - participate in workshops visit website for exhibition and workshop schedules - located in beautiful Pender Harbour.

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver BC
604.925.7290
www.ferrybuildinggallery.com/

This beautifully restored heritage building has become a popular meeting place as well as a centre for arts and culture in West Vancouver. The Gallery showcases the artwork of both ermerging and established North Shore artists. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend all events.

Fran Solar

Box 675
Garibaldi Highlands BC VON 1T0
604.898.4377

www.francessolar.com

By appointment only

Fran Solar is a contemporary Canadian artist who combines traditional loom based textile techniques with unconventional materials -- ie wire, metals, electrical whatevers, bike gears, washers, to create unique woven sculptural vessels, and Scrapyard Quilts.

She is intrigued with using these 'masculine' materials to produce art with a feminine/domestic dynamic.

Cranbrook & District Arts Council
Artrageous & Menagerie Galleries

Walk-in: 104 - 135 10 Ave S. (Tue-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-2)
Cranbrook BC
250.426.4223

www.cranbrookanddistrictartscouncil.com

The Cranbrook and District Arts Council is open year round, hosting gallery exhibitions, workshops, opening receptions, spoken word events, school tours and more.

Gabor Gasztonyi Studio & Gallery

730 12th Street
New Westminster BC V3M 4J9
778.397.1449

www.gaborphotography.com

A full sevice photographic studio and gallery showcasing award winning photographer Gabor Gasztonyi's classic black and white photographic pritns and the oil paintings of Judith Copland, plus other artists.

Gabor specializes in black and white studio portraits of children, families and individuals including intimate engagement photographs.

Foyer Gallery at the Squamish Public Library

37907 2nd Avenue
Squamish BC V8B 0A7
604.898.1895

www.squamish.bclibrary.ca/services-programs/foyer-gallery

A contemporary space dedicated to the exhibition of excellent artwork. Monthly shows of large wall works as well as 3D pieces in elegant glass display cases. Submissions invited.

Gabriola Arts Council &
Studio Tours

PO Box 387
Gabriola Island BC V0R 1X0
250.247.7409

www.gabriolaartscouncil.org

Apr 25, 2013 to May 15, 2013

Gabriola Self-guided Studio Tours

The Gabriola Arts Council represents a broad section of the arts community on Gabriola. Known as "Isle of the Arts," Gabriola is home to more than 200 artists and artisans who contribute to the cultural diversity of the Island.

Gallery 8

3104 - 115 Fulford Ganges Road
Grace Point Square Salt Spring Island BC
250.537.8822
Toll Free 1.866.537.8822

www.gallery8saltspring.com

The gallery represents exclusively some of the finest Gulf Island artists, both established and emerging. It's collection of contemporary works cover a broad range of media showcasing the dynamic, exceptional talents of these accomplished artists. They strive to offer the highest quality work while continuing to expand their boundaries to new and exciting areas and creative endevours.

Alfred Muma- Among Friends Studio

2632 Maywood Rd
Powell River BC V8A 5C1
604.487.1766
www.awmuma.com

Award winning printmaker and painter for over 30 years. Oils, watercolours, acrylics, collage and mixed media and lino block, stencil, mono, intaglio, woodcuts and collagraph prints. Landscapes, music interpretation, still life, figures and non-objective.

Gallery of BC Ceramics

1359 Cartwright Street
Vancouver (Granville Island) BC V6H 3R7
604.669.3606

www.galleryofbcceramics.com

Open daily 10.00 am — 6.00 pm

All ceramics are hand-made in Canada by BC artists. The gallery showcases a unique variety of juried ceramics including fine art, tableware, home decor, sculpture and jewellery. Owned and operated by the non-profit Potters’ Guild of BC.

The Graffiti Co. Art Studio and Gallery

171 East 1st street, 2nd Floor
North Vancouver BC V7L 1B2
604.980.1699
www.graffiticoart.com

Graffiti Co. Art Studio offers quality original, unique, affordable works of art for sale by local and international artists. We also offer one of a kind objects d'art and jewelry.

In addition The Graffiti Co. provides the service of commissioned works of art designed to customer's specific artistic needs.

Contact Sian Today!

Greendale Pottery & Country Guest House

42245 South Sumas Road
Chilliwack BC V2R 4W3
604.823.6430

www.greendalepottery.com

Open Thurs-Sat, 11-5 year round plus extended summer hours.

Visit Greendale Pottery for stunning Crystalline glazed porcelain, as well as a wide range of functional stoneware in vivid colors and unique, contemporary designs. Known for her mastery of glaze techniques, Holly McKeen's pottery and award winning ceramic arts are enjoyed in private collections around the world. Dinnerware and gift registry also available.

Come browse in the Showroom and tour the Studio, where you’ll find Holly at work. Experience this 14 acre farm in the Fraser Valley, and enjoy the peaceful, pastoral setting that continues to provide inspiration for Holly's journey with clay. Only an hour from Vancouver!

Heartwood Studio

5846 Curry Road (off Gibbins)
Duncan BC
250.746.5480

www.heartwoodstudio.ca

Finding the undiscovered beauty buried within the heart of a tree is the passion of this long-time woodworker. Ken salvages wood (mostly Maple and Arbutus) from around the Cowichan Valley and turns it into items which are both decorative and functional. Specializing in salad bowls and servers, his delightful studio also offers cutting boards, kitchen implements, small bowls, coasters, lidded containers, trays, utensil holders, artistic pieces and many other useful and pretty items.

Open year-round by appointment

Hambleton Galleries

1290 Ellis Street
Kelowna BC V1Y 1Z4
250.860.2498
www.hambletongalleries.com

Hambleton Galleries was established in 1963 making it the first gallery in the Okanagan. We show a full complement of artists, from emerging to some of the top names in Canada. We also offer brokerage in the procurement and selling of investment art.

Heather Ross Natural Eclectic

2170 Fir Street
Vancouver BC V6J 3B5
604.738.4284

www.heatherross.ca

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.

Janet Esseiva

775 Carter Rd
Bowen Island BC V0N 1G0
604.947.2981

www.JanetEsseiva.com

By appointment only

Janet Esseiva's glowing west coast landscapes are a delightful feast of color and light. Skillfully depicted with acrylic on canvas her paintings are sometimes stormy, sometimes deceptively calm, but always atmospheric. Call ahead or view her paintings at the Arts Pacific Gallery, Artisan Square, Bowen Island.

Contact Janet Esseiva today

Hope Arts Gallery

349 Fort Street
Hope BC V0X 1L0
604.869.2408
www.hopeartsgallery.com

Hope Arts Gallery is a non-for-profit gallery operated by Hope Artists Guild, a cooperative of Hope and district artists. Oil, acrylics, watercolours, photography, digital art, jewllery and a variety of other media are offered for sale in the gallery and giftshop. Admission is free.

Jeanette Jarville, Artist Studio


Richmond BC
604.277.8714

www.jeanettejarville.com

Studio visits are welcome please call/email ahead.

Contemporary full time artist working in a vibrant, semi-abstract style. Original work on canvas & unique reverse paintings on acrylic panels. Colourful figures, stylized landscapes & still lifes. Exhibited & represented in Canada & the US. Please visit the website for info on new work, Galleries and shows.

Insight Art Gallery

157 Georgeson Bay Road
Galiano Island BC V0N 1P0
250.539.5080

www.insightartgallery.ca

Thursday, Friday, Saturday- 11:30 - 4:30 (Open 1st Sunday every month, long weekends & in Summer)

Insight Art Gallery shows fine artwork by local artists in a beautiful west coast gallery setting - custom built gallery, with high ceilings and skylights, surrounded by perennial gardens, trees and orchard.

We have new shows (group and individual) every month, with opening receptions on the first Saturday of each month.

Jeanne Krabbendam at the Salt Water Studio

202-1650 Duranleau St.
Vancouver (Granville Island) BC V6H 3S4
604.434.1367
www.jeannekrabbendam.com

* 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.

Inspired Arts and Gifts

42333 Yarrow Central Rd
Chilliwack BC
604.490.8555

www.inspiredartsandgifts.com

Store Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5:30pm, Sundays Noon-4pm.

Promoting Local Artists

The renovated 1940 Old Print Shop is home to many styles of art and local & goumet food items.
Pottery
Jewellery
Stained Glass
Antiques
and so much more!

Specializing in Gift Baskets

Jill Louise Campbell Art Gallery

3-110 Purvis Lane
Salt Spring Island BC
250.537.1589
Toll Free 1.800.474.6705
www.jlcgallery.com

Gallery Artist Jill Louise Campbell has lived and painted on Salt Spring Island since 1990. Her travels around the world have inspired interpretations of France, Italy, Ireland, American Southwest, Tibet, India and the Gulf Islands and the West Coast of British Columbia Canada. Her paintings are filled with vibrant colour and her special warmth.

Open most weekends Or by appointment

Please check www.jlcgallery.com for open hours update.

Judith Copland

#730 - 12th Street
New Westminster BC V3M 4J9
778.772.1843

www.judevisualart.com

Located at Gabor Gasztonyi Studio, Judith Copland has a working Studio and Gallery area.

A professional artist for over 20 years she is known for her impressions of our rich, vibrant British Columbia landscapes.

Her oil paintings are filled with movement and colour. Drawn to a variety of subjects, Judith's fascination with the arts has given her a deep rooted passion to paint.

Kamloops Arts Council
Main Gallery

7 Seymour Street West
Kamloops BC V2C 1H5
250.372.7323
www.kamloopsarts.ca

The Kamloops Arts Council operates a member's gallery in The Old Courthouse Cultural Centre, home of 2 other galleries as well. The Main Gallery hosts twelve unique exhibitions a year with local artists showing in a number of mediums. There is no admission charge; everyone is welcome!

Contact the Kamloops Arts Council Today!