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‘Ten Galiano Women Artists’, June 2 – 23, 2012

Friday, May 11th, 2012

This year we are beginning the gallery season with a show entitled “Ten Galiano Women Artists”.  Why, you might wonder, are we showing only women artists in this group show?  That is because, in October, we are showing 10 Galiano Men Artists in a group show.  In my opinion, in the arts, gender has little [...]

“2011 FALL SHOW SALE”, ‘Featuring a Collection of Paintings from 1995 – 2010 by TISH SAUNDERS’

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

This is an interesting show because it spans 15 years of painting.  Included are pieces from shows  I have had through these years, for example,  “‘When the Green Woods Laugh” show from 1996  at the Dandelion Co-op Gallery.  This show was all about Trees – magical, symbolic trees in pastoral,  day or night settings.  The [...]

‘Realms of an Island in the Salish Sea’, Work by Francine Renaud, Sept. 3 – Oct. 1, 2011

Friday, August 12th, 2011

This little Island in the Salish Sea tucked away with its neighbors along a huge island, not too far from Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle, is the home of so many creative people.   Perhaps it has Magic!!   Perhaps we recognize somewhere deep, deep in our bones, the Magic of the Original Garden.  In this Garden there [...]

‘RECENT PAINTINGS’ by BETSY FAIRBROTHER, July 2 -23, 2011

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

“As a respectful & vigilant observer, I continue to be inspired by the intoxicating visual perfumes of nature, harmonies, rhythms of colour and form that surround me.   When I approach every blank canvas, I see it as a beginning of a new relationship with the end result feeling like a child of my imagination. This [...]

‘ECLECTICA’ a show of all kinds of things, June 4 – 25, 2011

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

‘ECLECTICA’, this year’s Opening Show, is an exciting, eclectic mix of sculpture, painting, photography, glass art, and more, all in a furnished setting with home decor items for sale. Featuring some inspired and skilled new artists to the island, the gallery will also show an outstanding mineral display for the viewer’s pleasure. Come and explore [...]

‘BRIDGE OVER TIME’, Recent Work by Betsy Fairbrother and Nancy McPhee, October 2 – 30, 2010

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Betsy Fairbrother, Artist Statement My life has always been defined through artistic pursuits. After many years immersed in the world of dance, I began to explore painting as a creative release. I started with small watercolours while living in Mexico in the 80′s, and have since experimented with enamel on wood, oil pastels and collage. ‘Buddha’ by Betsy Fairbrother Last winter I was [...]

‘WOOD, WATER, STONE AND BONE’, Recent Work by Bruce Dolsen, September 4 – 25

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

“Burrill Road, September” by Bruce Dolsen The crook of an elbow, the branch of a tree, the pattern on a dragonfly’s wing; The elegant curve of a deer’s rib bone, the arching arbutus tree; Rivulets of a receding tide, the slow course of cedar root through rock and earth; The dome of a skull, a [...]

‘SACRED GEOMETRY’, New Paintings by Tish Saunders, July 31 – August 28

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Sacred Geometry by Tish Saunders Through time it has become increasingly important to paint what ‘matters’ to me – to focus on love, light and colour. This year I was really on the ‘painting train’ and from June to July I often painted 7 or 8 hours a day. It was glorious! The rain pattered [...]

‘INTERFACES’, New Work by A. J. Bell, July 3 – 25

Friday, June 18th, 2010

‘Study for a Painting Large Enough to be Seen From Space’, A.J. Bell ‘INTERFACES: New works by ajbell Shorelines. The margin between the pasture and the forest proper. The horizon, a line demarcating the change from the earth to the sky. Territorial boundaries acting as frontiers drawing a line between ostensibly radical differences between people. [...]

‘JOURNEYS & DISCOVERIES’, Recent Paintings by Lynn Onley & Shera Street, June 5 – 26, 2010

Friday, May 21st, 2010

JOURNEYS AND DISCOVERIES Two dynamic artists, Lynn Onley and Shera Street, will be showing at Insight Gallery in June. Each of these women have been practising artists for over three decades. They have been on many artistic journeys and both have had great joy in their discoveries. Each have a broad range of painting styles, [...]

Gulf Island Artists – Showcased