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!
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.
Follow a winding drive through the forest to a home-based studio & art gallery where you will find a variety of subjects from abstract to realistic in a number of different media. Everything from watercolour and acrylics to crocheting.
The appreciation of watercolours led Norman to a variety of subject themes most notably, portraiture and bird art. Norman embarked on a 6 year association with Ducks Unlimited, where he donated artworks annually towards their wetlands fundraising efforts.