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.
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.
Paint with oils, acrylics, ink & oil, mixed mediums. Create paintings on canvas, murals on walls, faux finishes on furniture & more. An encouraging, inspiring atmosphere, where you can feel comfortable growing as an artist & build wonderful friendships.
Mud Sweat and Tears
A fresh face to functional Ceramics. Paige Coull uses fine porcelain to invoke her love for textiles, photography, altered art and vintage design. Drop by her studio to hold each piece and see where they are created.
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.