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.
Ian Garrioch BFA MFA: Ian served on the Visual Arts Faculty of the University of Vancouver Island for 27 years. Now retired, he continues to explore visual imagery via acrylic painting and mixed media drawing as well as producing funky clocks.
Joanne Thomson, Artist. This Victoria based artist is best known for her wonderful renditions of the inner forest and her "bottled" series of paintings. Thomson teaches watercolour and offers weekend retreats.
Kindrie Grove Studios: Inspiring Art! Kindrie Grove Studios is a working studio, a classroom for workshops and courses and an creative gathering space. Come in and see Kindrie's latest paintings and sculpture.