Frances Baskerville

Frances Baskerville

Frances Baskerville is a graduate of Victoria College of Art, of English Language and Literature at the University of Toronto and has a Masters degree from the University of Western Ontario. Her work has been exhibited in numerous solo and juried shows. In 2004 the City of Victoria commissioned her to paint a 10 foot square mural as part of a city beautification project. She is a recent recipient of the Herbert Siebner Practicing Artist Award.

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Nicholas Bott

Nicholas Bott

Nicholas Bott studied art at the University of British Columbia and holds a diploma from the Chicago School of Art. Inspired by the loose style of Vincent Van Gogh and the Canadian Group of Seven, and blending his traditional European values with contemporary developments of the new world, his paintings have evolved continuously into the impressionistic style of his current work.

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Rick Bond

Rick Bond

Rick Bond is an established western Canadian artist. He currently lives and paints full time near Vernon, B.C. He was born in Victoria, B.C. and grew up in the Gulf Islands off the west coast near Vancouver. Rick started his painting career in 1980. Formally trained through the Emily Carr Outreach program, Okanagan University College, Pearson College Summer School, Victoria , Federation of Canadian Artists and other professional artists' workshops. 

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Tamara Bond

Tamara Bond

Tamara Bond graduated from Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design in 2001. Her contemporary figurative drawings and books have been exhibited across Canada. Her drawing process involves creating imaginary characters and narratives, which are often based on real events and experiences: “The myriad of characters I create in my drawings live within a fantasy world. Examining girlhood and sisterhood, rituals and celebrations, and our relationship with nature and each other are some of the ideas I thought about while creating Loveland.” Bond has received a Canada Council Grant, a Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant and is a collective member of Jackpine Press. She currently resides in Victoria, B.C. 

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Jeanne Campbell

Jeanne Campbell

Victoria artist Jeanne Campbell is a graduate of the Victoria College of Art. Her inspiration is rooted in the sense of mood and movement created in music. Her works have been exhibited in both public and private galleries throughout B.C. including the AGGV, Maltwood Gallery and Sidney Fine Arts Show. Campbell is also an accomplished musician and holds a fellowship from Trinity College (London, UK)

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Rick Cepella

Rick Cepella

Rick is a painter, art instructor and cartoonist/illustrator living in Powell River, British Columbia.  His paintings are expressive reactions to the wild landscape as well as the human form. Decades of outdoor activities, twelve years of work as a biological surveyor and countless hours of field drawing and painting in the rugged backcountry of western Canada continue to shape his work. He actively shows, teaches and lectures at public art institutions across British Columbia. 

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Megan Dietrich

Megan Dietrich

Megan Dietrich is a multimedia artist interested in popular culture, colours and textures, and their relationship to our visual experience. She uses acrylic paint, pencil, ink, charcoal and other media to produce emotional and introspective markmaking  that carries the eye. After a brief stint in studio art training, Megan finished her degree at the University of Victoria in 2012 and worked in a number of creative industries including film/television, art education and graphic design. 

 

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Graham Forsythe

Graham Forsythe

Graham Forsythe was born in Ireland and immigrated to Canada where he earned citizenship in 1970. After attaining a BA degree from the University of Guelph he began to write short stories and psychological thrillers. This self-taught artist credits his optical operation and his travels as his most valuable artistic influences. Forsythe does not categorize his paintings but instead finds that, "painting can be like meditation... without the prejudices of historical reference or anticipation of its outcome."

 

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Hashim Hannoon

Hashim Hannoon

Already a respected artist in the middle east, Hashim Hannoon immigrated to Canada in 2009. Born in Basrah, Iraq 1957, Hanoon graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts-Baghdad in 1979. He received his Bachelor of Sculpture at the College of Fine Arts-Baghdad in 1999 and is a Member of Iraqi Artistic Forming Assembly and the Babylon Assembly of French Arts.

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Kapil Harnal

Kapil Harnal

Kapil Harnal started his career in Montreal and now calls Toronto home. His current work is focused on the idea of winter as part of the Canadian identity. Through his series of figurative charcoal and oil paintings, Harnal captures the subtle elements that bring joy in a harsh environment. Over the last decade Harnal has exhibted throughout eastern Canada.

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Linda Jones

Linda Jones

Linda is a professional artist, art teacher, business woman, and community volunteer. With over 20 years of teaching art, she has inspired children and adult artists to express themselves with various media. In addition to sharing her love of art with her students, Linda contributes to community projects within the schools, the arts, and festivals with her artistic abilities and her sincere desire to understand and connect with her community.

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Luke Ramsey

Luke Ramsey

Luke Ramsey is recognized internationally for his art and design work. This Pender Island artist has been featured in exhibitions from L.A. to Berlin. Luke describes his work as, "Organized chaos- a play with paradoxical themes. The content is influenced by a beautifully strange cosmos of organisms and comedy. The approach needs to feel fluid and not forced." Luke's ink on paper works inspire awe from anyone that sees them. They are finely rendered and visually engaging. The amount of detail and work in each piece will draw the viewer in to find an entire imaginary world in each of his creations.

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Nancy Ruhl

Nancy Ruhl

Pender Island Artist Nancy Ruhl explores the little details of life that many people overlook, and through the process of painting these scenes, she makes the viewer aware of all the intimate places that make our city and region unique. Her vibrant pallet, in combination with a playful sense of composition, create inviting spaces that are unmistakably Victorian. She has been painting for over two decades, with works exhibited internationally.

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Harry Stanbridge R.C.A.

Harry Stanbridge R.C.A.

B. 1943 Quesnel B.C.

Harry Stanbridge studied painting with Don Jarvis and Takao Tanabe at the Vancouver School of Art (now the Emily Carr College of Art + Design) from 1963 to 1968. After moving to Victoria, he taught art at Spectrum High School from 1978 to 2003 while maintaining a regular studio practice and exhibiting regularly throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

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Ernestine Tahedl

Ernestine Tahedl

Ernestine Tahedl R.C.A. O.S.A

Ernestine Tahedl was born and educated in Austria and received a Master's Degree in graphic art from the Vienna Academy of Applied Arts. Following graduation in 1961, she collaborated with her father, Professor Heinrich Tahedl, in the design and execution of stained glass commissions until she immigrated to Canada in 1963. Her work is represented in public, corporate and private collections and galleries in Canada, United States, France, Switzerland, Austria, and Japan.

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Wendy Wacko

Wendy Wacko

Wendy Wacko was born in Toronto in 1951, and after graduating from high school, she studied art at the Central Technical Art School and the New School of Art (1969 to 1972).

In 1972 Wendy traveled to Western Canada on a painting expedition and settled in Jasper, B.C. She has had seven one-person shows of her paintings since 1977. Wendy's painting has taken her around the world, and her most recent work has focused on Haida Gwaii and the Canadian West Coast.

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Morgana Wallace

Morgana Wallace

Morgana Wallace is a Victoria based artist. Her mixed media compositions are created through a fine treatment of collage working the paper to create multiple layers and various textures. Additionally the she will apply gauche to many of her works to add detail. Each piece bring together refrences of various mythologies with fantastical and dream like elements, creating engaging and complex works of art.

Morgana Wallace's work was the subject of book 'Ambrus' published by Anteism Publishing in 2012.

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Corrinne Wolcoski

Corrinne Wolcoski

"Inspired by the West Coast and its many incredible cloud formations, my paintings are a direct response to the silent beauty of light penetrating the darkness which brings a sense of calmness to all it envelops. Traveling along the coast has provided an endless source of material from which I am creating a new West Coast Landscape series for future shows."

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Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas was born in 1954 in Masset, Haida Gwaii. A descendant of iconic artists Isabella Edenshaw, Charles Edenshaw and Delores Churchill, Yahgulanaas' early training was under the exceptional creators and master carvers of Haida Gwaii. His work is collected internationally, including The British Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seattle Art Museum and Vancouver Art Gallery. Large sculptural works by Yahgulanaas are part of the public art collection of the Vancouver International Airport, City of Vancouver, City of Kamloops and University of British Columbia. His publications include national bestsellers Flight of the Hummingbird, RED: a Haida Manga and the upcoming War of the Blink.

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Sean Yelland

Sean Yelland

Sean Yelland is a Toronto based painter whose work plays with a sense of mystery in everyday urban settings. His work has a power to it that plays with a sense of voyeurism and intrigue. By confronting the viewer with scenes that should be full of action but are shown in a state of stillness, he is removing the comfort of the expected, and questioning our relationship to our environment.

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