Katherine Palmer Gordon is the author of seven prize-winning non-fiction books and a freelance writer, contributing to publications such as Canadian Geographic, BC Business, British Columbia Magazine, Focus, Action Asia and North and South among others.
International award winning artist, Patricia Banks is inspired by the magnificence and splendour of the natural environment. Patricia shares her special connection to the land and the sea with others through her detailed acrylic paintings.
The Coast Collective at Esquimalt Lagoon will be a dynamic, exciting centre promoting local art and culture. A destination for tourists and local residents alike, the elegant gallery and gift shop will showcase the best work of Island artists.
More than 100 artists have made Quadra Island their home. On the first weekend of June every year, some 30 artists open their studios for the annual Artists Studio Tour. Website features a complete listing of artists, musicians, writers and healing arts.