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.
Canadian watercolour artist Shirley Schmidt lives and paints out of Victoria BC where she offers up bold scenes of west coast wildlife, flora, and hidden places. Pieces for purchase, classes, and upcoming workshops are all available to browse.
Victoria artist Natalie Shumka has shown work throughout Vancouver Island and the lower mainland. Glass jars, pitchers and vases capture her interest, as well as the occasional onion . Always happy to have visitors, contact her for a studio visit.
Linda uses vibrant colour schemes in her collages to imitate nature. Her work is intricate and intriguing, often using elements from nature; pressed flowers, seashells, stones and many treasures from nature. Linda will do commissioned work.