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.
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.
For more than two decades, Dianne Kelly has addressed elements of colour, form and movement in her sculptural work and painting. Diannes recent canvasses explore intimate perspectives of floral forms conveying her inherent understanding of colour an
Kit's Studio, Kit McDonald, Sidney
Watercolour and Collage Studio/Gallery in Sidney. Kit is offering classes in Watercolour basics, Collage, Composition and Colour. Please e-mail for more information.
Canadian painter Kathleen McPhail is known for her large scale, high end acrylic Murals that can be done ready to hang on canvas or board or painted directly on to your wall. Reproduction art, Portraits and Hand painted Furniture as well.
Specializing in local flora & fauna, Dianne Korsch is an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and the Naramata Arts Studio. Her work can be seen year round in the tasting room of Lang Vineyards on Gammon Road in Naramata.
Botanical & Scenery (All images copyright Patrick O'Leary Photography)
Pigeon Studio, West Vancouver
Page Samis Fine Art Paintings - A graduate of Sculpture from Vancouver School of Art with Honors in Color Theory. Studying Anatomy for entrance into Medical School has given her lines that are three dimensional.