Inspired by our beautiful natural surroundings, British Columbia is the perfect home for thousands of artists, writers, sculptors and painters, who produce handmade products, unique house hold goods, art on canvas and some of the finest works in glass, fabric, paper, wood and metals. A collage of their work and experience is shared here in photography on our site. To visit their studios, learn about tours and locate where you can find these BC gifts to pick up during your visit.
Cortes Island studio featuring the work of artist Dianne Bersea and carver, artisan Jodi Forster. Now offering art retreats in watercolour (studio and plein air), acrylic and other media. Explore Cortes Island artistically!
Thrilled and challenged by the beauty of Vancouver Island, Gretchen works mainly on-site to paint vibrant landscapes in oils and oil pastel. She also creates more contemplative and abstract pieces in mixed media.
Painter/Poet Ann McLean works in watercolour, acrylic and pastel. She explores different mediums and a variety of subjects. Her work presents a spectrum of diversity and colour, with paintings ranging in size from miniatures to large vibrant acrylics.