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About Memberships

North Van Arts has over 500 members, including many who are active volunteers at our events, galleries, openings and community projects.
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Individual Artists

Neill Lyons

metal, pottery, ceramics, stone

Neill Lyons is a professional engineer who in middle age took up the art of sculpting as a recreational pursuit. Over the past twenty years he has worked in several sculpting media including wax, terra-cotta, plaster, stone and bronze. He has pursued self-education...

Claudia Wiebe

Acrylic and Mixed Media Paintings

My artwork is a reflection of my life…surrounded by very painful and melancholic memories, as well as many happy and wonderful experiences. I like to communicate life’s experiences through my paintings. I believe art speaks to the soul, some days like a soft whisper...

Sandra Yuen

Acrylic Painting

Sandra Yuen is a Canadian-born Chinese visual artist who works and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has works mainly in acrylic painting for the last fifteen years. Art is her passion and part of her healing and journey of recovery from illness. She wants to...

Kim Rosin

Acrylic, Oil, Watercolour

I have always created art, always drawn or painted or made things. I took art lessons from an early age and was a keen artist bubbling with ideas for designing things and observing the world. I studied Fine Arts at university and spent my first approx 10 working years...

Lilie Rutter

Acrylic

Lilie is an abstract artist based in British Columbia, Canada. She has expressed herself through art from an early age, and after moving across the Atlantic to Canada, she began to seek out more time to paint in between her career and raising her children, gradually...

Sharka Leigh

Acrylic

Sharka Leigh is an acrylic painter from North Vancouver. She paints varied subject matter, though she most often focuses on her favourite animal, cows. Her work is recognizable by its combination of composition, unusual subject matter and detailed style. Sharka paints...

Sharon Quirke

Acrylic, Pottery/Ceramics

Canadian artist, Sharon Quirke, explores her vast country by layering colour and emotion on canvases brushed with fresh air. Her acrylics are bold and dynamic. “The rush of beauty that infuses each captured moment sustains & directs us.” In bold and dramatic...

Tammy Flynn Seybold

Painting

In Tammy Flynn Seybold’s figurative works, the media itself – the lush applications of thick oil paint – have a presence that transcends the representative aspects of the image. Through her bold application and manipulation with a palette knife, the paint...

Edme Focant

Acrylic & Oil Painting

Born in Belgium, my family passed along a strong appreciation for the art and music at an early age. We were always grateful to be surrounded by beautiful architecture and galleries containing remarkable paintings which cultivated a strong appreciation for the arts...

Ray James Bradbury

Paintings in oils, Inktense and water crayon

When not painting I am a wilderness activist, mainly trying to protect our coastal environment. I hold a B.A. (Architecture) degree from Manchester University (UK). I also farmed in New Brunswick and, earlier in life, was a leading scout for the army in the Malayan...

Connie O’Connor

Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

As a prairie native who grew up in Manitoba, Connie O’Connor began painting expansive fields stretching to the horizon with vast blue skies. Her focus has recently shifted to abstract work which has been inspired by her 12-year meditation practice. She is creating a...

Celinda Stevens

Acrylic, Mixed Media, Wood

Born in Acapulco Mexico into a family of artists, writers, poets and musicians, I developed an appreciation for art since early in life. I have lived in Canada for the best part of my life and I feel deep inspiration from the many colours of nature that I humbly...

Nancy Draper

Jewellery - vintage and new beads, metals, glass, ceramic

My jewellery pieces are inspired by our beautiful natural surroundings – our beaches and mountains. I use natural stones, glass, vintage pieces, silver, copper, ceramics when creating my jewelry. All of my earrings are made using nickel-free ear wires, for those...

Warren Oneschuk

Acrylic

Working in acrylics, Warren Oneschuk (AFCA) is a realism artist/painter in North Vancouver, BC. His subject matter lies in historical interests – mainly abandoned/rusted vehicles and derelict buildings. He works in a multi-layered, dry brush technique to depict the...

Stuart Browning

Glass

Stuart was born in Vancouver, living much of his life on the West Coast. Recently returning to the North Shore from Richmond he is inspired by our massive West Coast forests, streams, rivers and water scenes. An ongoing interest in both Asian and North West Coast...

Effat Mirnia

Paintings

Born and raised in Iran, Effat was part of an art-loving family. From childhood, she expressed her feelings and thoughts through her art – painting, writing and poetry became a form of release for her. From the age of 15, she gave her time and efforts to several...

Lloyd Skelton

Oil and Cold Wax, Mixed Media, Acrylic and Pastels

Lloyd Skelton is a North Shore artist working in sculpture, photography and painting. His current works are of the abstract genre, using mixed media, oil and cold wax. Each work is framed. oil and cold wax, 26 x 40 in., framedoil and cold wax, 11.5 x 11.5 in.,...

Rick Herdman

Printmaker and Sculptor

Rick Herdman lives and works in Burnaby, British Columbia.  Rick studied at Capilano College, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, and University of British Columbia.  In the process received a Diploma in Studio Art, Bachelors of Fine Arts, and a Bachelors...

Amy Lee

Watercolour, Acrylic, Clay

Over the years, my work has seen a constant process of change. My paintings have evolved from the initial focus on realism to a style I can only best describe as “semi- abstract recognizable realism”. I love to paint from imagination and not be guided say...

Karen Evans

Photography

Karen earned a diploma in professional photography from the New York Institute of Photography in 2004. She continues to learn about photographic design, composition and technique by studying with acclaimed nature, fine art and landscape photographers as well as by...

Shelley Brookes

Multi-Media

I always say I’m not a painter but a tool for the creator. My process is to destroy the art and let the universe decide what it will create. Every piece is completed in its own variation. The final product is just as exciting to me as when the viewer sees the piece....

Victoria Mitchell

Acrylic

Victoria Mitchell has had life long passion for creating visuals to emotions, inspired by what comes from within. Having studied body structure & kinetics extensively over the years has influenced her painting representations of many natural and environmental...

Gabriele Maurus

Painter & Collagist

My main interest is in the interplay of colour and composition. I’m painting, drawing, photographing, sculpting and everything else senses are used for. For email updates on a non-regular basis, please join my *privacy respecting* mailing list at emmarts.ca....

Brian Minichiello

Oil on Canvas

Brian Minichiello’s paintings provide a moment to appreciate the natural world. A place to unburden and find connection. “When I paint, my thoughts fall like snow flakes, muffling sound and quieting time. I strive to create spaces where it is safe to slow...

Sally Clark

Oil & Linen on Canvas

“I paint to get at the essence of my subject, to understand its mystery. I want to create the feeling one has, when light suddenly hits a surface and there is a moment of illumination. I wish to engage the viewer in this sense of mystery, these apparitions of...

Jeremy Heywood

Photography

I believe that photography is magic because it controls time. And I look for beauty in the mundane. Please email if you want to learn more about my work. Tree, photography by Jeremy HeywoodPipes, photography by Jeremy HeywoodCreek, photography by Jeremy...

Vern Montgomery

Vern is a seasoned acrylic artist who pants rich, colourful local scenes and celebrations in a whimsical style that captures the heart and brings a smile or a chuckle to the viewer. Vern’s inspiration comes from everyday activities.  Using bold, bright acrylics...

Lorn Curry

Oil

I’m a North Vancouver based oil painter. Inspired by the hyperrealism movement, my primary subject matter is the contemporary still-life. Through these works, I explore a long-held fascination with the interplay of light and dark, positive and negative space. I have...

Jody Broomfield

Wood Carving, Graphics, Jewelry, Etched Glass, Metal Sculptures

My name is Sinámkin – Jody Broomfield of the Squamish Peoples, Coast Salish. My creative life journey as an artist began in 1999. Mediums that I enjoy working in are carved wood, jewelry, clothing, fabricated metal sculptures and etched glass. Since, I begun my...

Reyhaneh Bakhtiari

oil painter

Reyhaneh Bakhtiari is an internationally acclaimed oil painting artist.  She was born in Tehran, Iran and showed artistic talent at a young age.  She went to England when she was 19, where she attended Swindon College, University of London, and continued her studies. ...

Stephen Cowell

Painting

I live in Deep Cove and find the scenery exciting and always changing. Painting this area comes naturally, it even drives me. Canada has been my home since arriving in Vancouver at 19 while traveling. The Vancouver area has been my home though I have lived in Northern...

Frank Townsley

Frank Townsley is an avid naturalist and traveller who loves to document life’s experiences in photography and painting. He was born in Vancouver and graduted from the Art Center, College of Design in Pasedena, California.  Frank has recently completed an art...

Rhonda LeGrove Garton

Oil

Painting in oil is a constant source of inspiration and exploration. Portraiture, landscape, figurative and still life all provide an opportunity for experimentation with colour, texture and composition. Rhonda has a particular passion for portraiture, but has delved...

Shakun Jhangiani

An intuitively creative contemporary artist, Shakun’s signature style and distinctive use of mixed media is well known and easily recognizable in all of her abstract paintings. The versatility of using acrylics as a painting medium opened the...

Guity Novin

Visual Artist

Guity Novin (born Guity Navran, 1944) is an Iranian-Canadian figurative painter, and graphic designer residing in Canada. She classifies her work as Transpressionism, a movement she has introduced. Her works are in private and public collections worldwide. Visit...

Julie Johnston

Visual Artist

Julie D. Johnston is an artist living in South Surrey. She has been making and teaching art for over twenty years. Teaching herself to draw Fred Flintstone from memory launched her career at the age of ten. Julie’s work includes painting, illustration,...

Monica Gewurz

Acrylic & Mixed-Media

I am a mixed media artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. My art is rooted in my life on the west coast of British Columbia but also draws on my travelling experiences. Drawing on my background in science, I create evocative and purposely imperfect paintings...

Luciana Alvarez

Acrylic

2020 brings new themes of local hikes, garden and travels as well as whimsical cityscapes. Acrylic on canvas with exaggerated with vibrant colors.  Studio visits available through the year. Luciana7@telus.net Sunflowers in Vase by Luciana AlvarezQuarry Rock Trail...

Stephen Corcoran

Born and raised in Vancouver, Stephen trained at the Vancouver Art School (Emily Carr) in the 70s. Woodworking and welding skills transfer into the pastels giving them grain and structure. At his exhibit, ‘Dancing on the Interface’ at Basic Inquiry Gallery and Studio...

Coach House Workshop

Glass, Jewellery, Textiles/Fibre

Linda Sharp has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Alberta. She works in fabric and paint, using oilsticks to capture movement and visual energy. Linda also hand fashions odd glass beads and jewellery made from them. Many of her wonderfully...

Adele ᒪᐢᑿ ᐃᐢᑵᐤ Arseneau

Jewellery, printmaking and wood

A Nehiyaw Métis visual artist, Adele creates work to engage the audience to consider current social and environmental issues. Her intent is to educate from an indigenous perspective and counteract current stereotypes. She uses the mediums of wood carving, beadwork and...

Gail Coney

Glass, Pottery, Ceramics

Vibrant, colourful, unique, handpainted stoneware and glassware for the home or for that special gift. Gail has an attention to detail, developing designs inspired by her life and the places she’s lived, and applying a consistently high standard to each and...

Sonia Mocnik

Watercolour Painting

Sonia Mocnik is inspired by her surroundings; from cityscapes to the great outdoors. Vancouver born, she has always enjoyed creating some type of art. She paints with the colours that move her from an urban scene to nature’s blooms. The energy of each captured moment...

Lydia Cecilia

Collage

My name is Lydia Cecilia. I am a Spanish visual artist focused on collage. I lived a few years in Dresden, Germany, and currently I am based in Vancouver. I have been showcasing my work in international events: 2019 Art on Paper, New York City, USA. 2019 Art Market,...

Catherine Fields

Acrylic, Mixed Media

Catherine Fields was born in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1983, she emigrated to Canada and often credits the country’s accepting atmosphere with giving her the confidence and freedom to explore her creativity. She now paints and lives in North Vancouver with her...

Katie Rodgers

Painting

Katie Rodgers developed her artistic practice building upon experiences images and insights during earlier travels in South East Asia.  The paintings consist of drawings and photographs presented in abstract form to suggest atmosphere and emotions associated with...

Roman Rozumnyj

West Coast Modern Artist

Born June 4th, 1964 in Sudbury, ON, raised in Winnipeg, MB, currently residing in West Vancouver, BC, Canada, graduated from the University of Manitoba with a B.A. in Economics (’85) / Bachelor of Interior Design (’89). A practicing artist, interior architect and set...

Sheree Jones

Oil

“My creative journey has taken me down many paths. I am a keen outdoor ‘plein air’ painter, preferring to capture my subjects directly from life. I carry my painting gear wherever I travel, from Costa Rica to Spain, Sicily and Italy. From California to Wyoming and...

Mariana Sola

Acrylic, Mixed Media, Pottery/Ceramics

I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I work predominantly in the medium of painting with acrylics but I also work with clay in my sculptures. ​After completing my B.F.A at the University of National Arts in Buenos Aires Argentina in 1998 I had many solo and group...

Billy Would Designs (Adea Chung)

Jewellery, Mixed Media

Craving sustainable fresh jewelry, Adea Chung created Billy Would designs in 2007. Offering beautiful and chic designs not found anywhere else. Each unique piece is handmade using recycled and reclaimed hardwood. Rescuing exotic hardwoods from various local...

Tary Majidi

Acrylic, Mixed Media, Pottery/Ceramics

Tary was born in Tehran, Iran and left home at the age of 19. She started sketching in her youth and later developed her style and media when pursuing Masters of Art in India at the New Delhi Art College in 1991. Upon attaining her degree, she continued learning...

Faye Gordon-Lewis

Acrylic Painting

I have been a visual artist since my childhood on Vancouver Island. I express myself through painting, pastel drawing and printmaking. I am a graduate of Emily Carr University in Vancouver and I have degrees from UBC in Studio Arts and in Art Education. I have taught...

Saeedeh Pourbozorgi

Painting

Born and raised in Tehran , Iran, immigrated to Canada in 2000. Although studied business management, traveling to almost every corner of this planet inspired me to learn the art of painting. Throughout the years, oil painting has been my noblest and most favorite...

Lori Bagnérès

Mixed Media

Lori’s mixed media artwork derives its depth from the interconnectedness of spaces that humans share with the environment. Images of serene landscapes meld with an edgy, cultural world. Lori exposes the dichotomy between urban, graffitied surfaces and her natural...

Brian Wolfgang Becker

Digital capture & creation using cell phone cameras, PC laptop computers & associated software applications programs

My creative background began with post secondary studies at B.C.I.T., David Thompson University Center and the Sheridan College School Of Visual Arts followed by a year of commercial portfolio development with a focus on fashion, people, travel and sports. That set me...

Ian Bateson

Mixed media and digital art

Experience: During the 1970’s and early 80’s Ian worked in the field of illustration and graphic design, building a solid reputation with the publishing industry as an illustrator of children’s books and a designer and illustrator for academic publications. Ian worked...

Jane Armstrong

Acrylic

Jane Armstrong is an established BC Artist residing in West Vancouver where she has her studio. Jane started her career in 1992 and as of 2003 she started painting full time. She is an active member the Federation of Canadian Artists and the North Shore Artists Guild....

Phyllis Schwartz

Photography

Phyllis Schwartz is a multi-disciplinary artist and curator who works in photography, ceramics and publishing. She is an Emily Carr University of Art + Design graduate with a concentration in photography and the recipient of the Canon Photography Award. Her...

Jane Lowery

Mixed Media Artist

I am a graduate of Langara College and Emily Carr University of Art and Design/ Fine Arts Studio, Drawing and Printmaking. I tried to stop focusing on nature but I couldn’t.  I like what’s going on under the ground.  Life and Nature has its dark moments, its...

Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki

Acrylic Painting

Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki is a Canadian landscape painter based in Port Moody, British Columbia, where she emigrated from Serbia in 1994. Although her childhood was filled with drawing, the challenging reality of her native country made her choose education in science....

Elisabeth Sommerville

Stone Lithography

Elisabeth Sommerville was born in Calgary, Alberta and graduated from the Alberta College of Art in 1963. She moved to Vancouver, B.C. and established Sommergraphics, an award-winning graphic design studio. In 1998 she became interested in printmaking and studied at...

Ann Eynon

Acrylic, Mixed Media

I recently returned from Vancouver’s west side and a life in financial planning to my cottage and my artistic roots. My work is done in acrylic and is generally landscape. Plein air is a favourite – so many paintings are done on location throughout the...

Enda Bardell

Watercolour

Originally from Estonia, via Sweden, Enda Bardell is a Canadian Artist living and working in Vancouver. Enda has studied at Vancouver Art School (Emily Carr University of Art and Design), and completed studio courses and workshops with prominent Canadian artists such...

Mylène Comsia

Paintings in Acrylic & Mixed Media

I find inspiration for my painting everywhere, from nature to textile design, to colourful food and places around the world. Growing up in a small town in France, surrounded with beautiful fields, orchards and gardens, I developed an artistic side at a young age....

Kristy Wensveen

Photography and Painting

Kristy Wensveen, a resident of North Vancouver, is an artist, photographer and teacher. She captures the essence of B.C. landscapes and wildlife using real life scenes that are individually unique and vibrant in nature. Through the lens, her photographs bring...

Julie Fox

Julie Fox is best known for private commissions or donated illustrations for a variety of fundraising events on the North Shore. Her work shares meaning through whimsical designs, fine detail and brilliant colour captivating audiences of all ages. As her family grows...

George Janousek

Photography

View from Radisson Hotel Tahiti by George Janousek, photography, 13 x 9 in. $400.Venetian Gondolas Las Vegas by George Janousek, photography, 14 x 10 in. $500.The Stack by George Janousek, photography, 14 x 10 in. $400Old pilings on Fraser River by George Janousek,...

Sarah Ronald

Drawing and Mixed Media

My artwork explores our relationships with wild animals, as living beings in the world and as concepts in our personal stories and culture. I feel that we need to be continually reminded that humans are only tenants on this planet, and I believe art is an accessible...

Sue Damen

Mixed Media, Acrylic and Collograph

Sue Damen is an artist, illustrator and educator. She was born at Grace Hospital in Vancouver but grew up in the small farming community of Yarrow, BC. Later, she came back to Vancouver attending the University of British Columbia, where she graduated with a BFA...

M. Reza Atashzad

Master Watercolour Artist

Feast of Initiation, 2003, watercolour, 56x37cmParis, France, The Eiffel Tower, 2005, watercolour, 28x19cmFrankfurt, Germany 1, 1995, watercolour, 47x32cmGlory of Sightseeing, Bagh e Melli Gates and Portal Tehran, 1996, watercolour, 46x32cmFlorence, Italy, Ponte Santa...

Jean Prescott

Jewellery, Textiles/Fibre

Razzle Dazzle Designs Jean’s current jewelry includes earrings, necklaces and bracelets inspired by natural elements, bright metals plus antique and new beads. Textiles include table runners, hangings and amulets in a full colour range. Indigo and Copper...

Michael Binkley

Stone Sculpture

Michael Binkley is a professional artist with 40 years experience working as a sculptor in a wide range of scale, stone type and idiom. His gallery and studio are located in the warehouse district of Squamish, BC, Canada – a 50 min. drive from North Vancouver....

Andrea Bruns

Photography

Andrea Bruns is an international awarded, self-thought Fine Art, Lifestyle and Travel Photographer from Berlin, Germany, now living in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, who is behind the Camera since 1974.  Her Beautiful Fine Art Prints will let you discover amazing...

Sande Waters

Acrylic, Acrylic Ink, Graphite, Oil, Photography

bio I received my BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design and my MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, California. As a way to engage with my art community, I have volunteered as Vice President, Board of Directors at the Seymour Art Gallery, North...

Shae Salmon

Acrylic, Mixed Media, Photography

Contemporary semi-abstract mixed media artist who incorporates her photography into her work. Through textural layers and translucent colour, Shae builds on her images creating an abstract world in hopes of captivating the viewer’s imagination....

Majid Sheikh Akbari

Sculptures

Majid creates sculptures from wood or spare materials from building sites or by-products of other processes including re-bar, scrap metal, ceramic, copper, glass and nuts & bolts. This approach significantly reduces the ecological footprint of his sculptures while...

Steve Rayner

Steve Rayner – Background Steve was born and raised in England and trained to be an architect at Cambridge University. His interest in the profession grew from watching his architect father at work and he also inherited from him and other Rayner forebears, some...

Grace Gordon-Collins

Mixed Media & Photography

I have always been an observer and a storyteller, as a result, my work invariably starts in a narrative structure. My approach to photography has been clearly influenced by my studies at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at M.I.T The parallel and conceptual...

Meghan Sharir

Oil, Watercolour

Meghan draws from her own life and travels to capture and communicate moments of whimsy, quiet beauty and quirky humanity. She works primarily in oil in a realist manner, though her paintings range from impressionist renderings of the figure in city/landscape, to...

Ann Hamm

Oils, Mixed Media, Charcoal, Ink

Nature revitalises me and I fall in love with each dry twig, a moss covered rock, a glint of sunlight on water, the sparkle of light on snow or the dancing shadows from trees. A special delight is a close up view: grass at the water’s edge, pebbles worn smooth, leaves...

Jessamyn Box

Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

Jessamyn is an abstract painter living in North Vancouver. She has been involved in the arts in one form or another from an early age, being a former drummer and trained actor. Jessamyn moved into working with clay and hand building, and from there landed on her...

Barbara Kops

Acrylic, Graphite/Coloured Penci, Mixed Media, Pastels/Conté, Pen/Ink, Watercolour

Born in Holland to a historic family of artists, I am forging my individual presence. My mother actively encouraged my artistic development. Studying at Emily Carr University and many workshops throughout the years spur my creative direction. I am humbly grateful for...

Wanda Doyle

Acrylic, Oil

Starting with just one acrylic painting in 2001, Wanda has since grown into her studio in North Vancouver and paints most afternoons with either oils or acrylics.  Although she is essentially self-taught, Wanda has enjoyed many workshops which have inspired her...

Bev Ellis

Ceramic Sculpture, Printmaking, Acrylic Painting & Mixed Media

Winner of the SSICA Ceramics Biennial Peoples Choice Award, and a large scale Ceramic Installation for VanCity, Bev enjoys Painting, printmaking, drawing and sculpting highly textured surfaces with clay. Her favourite muse is nature, where beauty is found in...

Dianna Burns

Oil Painting

Dianna Burns was born in Weyburn Saskatchewan. As the daughter of a railroader, she learned to love the wide open spaces and sunshine of roaming the prairies. She drew as a vital part of her being as soon as she could hold a red crayon. She completed her Bachelor’s...

Guy Hollington

Glass

Guy Hollington has great fun experimenting with glass as well as using traditional Italian techniques in a modern way.  Guy HollingtonGuy HollingtonGuy Hollington...

Antoinette (Toni) Ludski

Acrylic Painting

Toni was born in Cape Town, South Africa.  As a child she loved to draw and paint. Toni immigrated to Canada in 1968. In 2007, Toni took a Beginners Class in acrylics with Andrew Hamilton at the McKay Art Centre in Unionville, Ontario where she was introduced to...

Donna Giraud

Acrylic on Canvas

Self taught, abstract painter Donna Giraud’s large scale acrylic on canvas works are richly textured and rendered in thick expanses of pigment. Interested in capturing the “authentic” stories of human existence, her horizontal compositions fuse an abstract and...

Poesis Ilies

Visual Artist

I am a Vancouver based visual artist working from my studio in the West End. I studied drawing and painting at Emily Carr University and urban design at Simon Fraser University. My art is a reflection of my continuous exploration of new techniques in a variety of...

Riitta Peirone

Painter: oils and acrylics

I studied Interpretative Illustration at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario and took courses in drawing and painting at the Ontario College of Art. I worked in Toronto as a graphic artist, mainly in educational publishing.  In 1986, I moved to...

Nina Kuznetsova

Oil & Watercolour Painting

Composition 28 | 2020 Oil on canvas 17”x23” $900 not framed (Limited ed. prints available) Composition 30 | 2019 W/C on paper 10”x15” $300 matted original not framed (Ltd. ed. pr. avail.)Evening Sun | 2019 Acrylic on canvas 8”x10” $300 not framed (Limited ed. prints...

Joe Cash

Painter

I have been living in BC since 1980, and on the North Shore since 1994. For the most part I make paintings in oil on board, canvas or linen; sometimes using acrylic to speed the process when doing the underpainting, but always working over in oil. I like the finish in...

Tim Bennison

Watercolour Painting

Tim was born in England in 1963 and moved to Canada in 1970. Growing up in Ottawa, he began painting with watercolours in high school. Tim has painted in this medium ever since. He is continually improving and evolving his technique, taking courses at Emily Carr and...

Margaret Riley Cody

Acrylic and Pastels/Conté

Margaret Riley Cody is a member of the North Vancouver Arts Council and an Associate Member of the Federation For Canadian Artist. She is also the Design and creative director for Charterhouse Design. Margaret CodyMargaret CodyMargaret...

Margaret Heywood

Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photographic Arts

I was born in British Columbia and live in North Vancouver. My landscape paintings start from a mutual interaction that speaks of intimate relationships, opposite powers and nature as a language and a body of knowledge that transcends time and place. I often employ...

Susanne Kestner-Aiello

Oil Painting

Travels have taken Susanne from Europe to South America, to USA and last to Canada where she has lived since 1979. Initially an art student at Atelier Josse in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Susanne continued her formal education in the USA and in Canada. She attended...

Robert Wanner

Robert has spent most of his life enjoying the great outdoors, whether skiing and living in Whistler, or hiking and biking the North Shore Mountains. Often venturing to warm places to spend time in the ocean snorkeling amongst the beautiful creatures our planet offers...

Rhonda Honing

acrylic painting

I have had the wonderful opportunity to live in some very beautiful places, Grand Cayman being the last place, before moving to North Vancouver in 2000. On a grey day in November 2006, I was inspired to start painting some of my favourite places in the Caribbean,...

Linda Mae Stoddard

Painter and Photographer

Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, raised by my Russian/Ukrainian grandparents. My father’s side of the family is Northern Cree Native from the Lake Montreal Reserve. I started my art career at the early age of 6 years by receiving First Place in the Saskatoon...

Anne-Marie Calder

Acrylic, Oil and Watercolour

Anne-Marie was born in Edmonton but spent most of her youth in Florida and California. She graduated from the University of California, majoring in both Art History and French Literature with a minor in Fine Arts. She then moved to Montreal where she obtained her...

Janet Strayer

Painting

My art celebrates life in its variety, focusing on the intersection of worlds within and around us and on the imperfect beauty of being human in an ever-changing reality.  It is inspired by experience and imagination, by cultural lore, nature, life-long travels, and...

Suzanne Thomson

Acrylic Painting

Born and raised in Vancouver, Suzanne’s vivid imagination and artistic eye has made its’ mark in many ways. After years of event planning, her own flower design business and adding sparkles to figure skating dresses, her talents are now focused on the...

Kathy Daley

Oil Painting

Kathy uses bright, dynamic colours and thick impasto oil paint on black gesso surface to explore her connection to the world outside. She has been in group and solo exhibits at art galleries in BC, Alberta and Manitoba since 1995, bringing urban scenes to life...

Sandrine Pelissier

Acrylic, Mixed Media, Watercolour

Artist Bio Originally from France, the visual artist Sandrine Pelissier has been living in North Vancouver, Canada for the past 18 years. She is very inspired by her Pacific west coast surroundings and paints the BC landscape, figures and still life, mixing elements...

Sue Daniel

Oil

Sue Daniel was born in Hungary in 1948 and came to Canada during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. She now makes her home in West Vancouver with her husband of 30 years. Since the 1980s, Sue has been under the influence of abstract impressionism, believing the axiom...

Doris MacDougall

Drawing and Painting

I am a Canadian Artist living in North Vancouver, British Columbia. I studied Fine Arts as well as Clay and Fibre at Capilano College graduating in 1981. I am active in the Vancouver and North Vancouver Art Communities and participate in the East-side Culture Crawl in...

Joanne White

Acrylic, Oil, Pastels/Conté, Mixed Media

Joanne is a figurative, expressive artist who loves colour and line, the play of light and shadows, and the negative shapes that frame and hold our bodies. She’s inspired by the infinite beauty of nature, water and the human form and strives to capture movement,...

Shirley McKell

Acrylic, Oil

Art has always been a part of Shirley’s life, but her career took her into Horticulture and Arboriculture where artistic whims were not on canvas! She’s always looked at light, texture and colour in her gardens. In semi-retirement in 2014, Shirley began to...

Thom Harvey Kline

Photomontage

“I entered the Vancouver School of Art in 1969 to pursue my continuing photography work. Here I was introduced to sculpture and found the world of 3D. BCIT led to a career in the building environment and working with major architectural firms in Vancouver....

Tiffany Reid

Acrylic, Oil, Pastels/Conté

Tiffany Reid – A contemporary abstract artist, influenced by the natural beauty and sweeping landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. Having grown up on the North Shore, she truly has an appreciation for nature’s vibrancy and colours, which find its way into...

Jennifer Lamb

Photographer

“My photographic approach to and reaction to the natural and built environments are summed up in three phrases: · fuelled by curiosity · delighted by discovery · inspired by beauty Colour, line, texture and light attract my eye.  I invite you to share the...

Heather MacNeil

Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

Originally from Montreal, Heather moved to the West Coast in 1994 feeling drawn to its natural beauty. Prior to moving west, she lived in Toronto and overseas in Switzerland, Belgium and Germany where she was inspired by rich artistic environments. Heather has...

Kats (Kathleen) Klein

Photography, Acrylic & Mixed Media

Kats began exploring a unique capture of her world at an early age. Spurred on by the gift of a Kodak 126 Instamatic camera from a blind family friend and the instructions “explore your vision of the world in your own way”, she pushed the limits of tools and subjects...

Elahe Nour Bakhsh

Oil, Mixed Media

Elahe Nour Bakhsh was born in Iran in 1964. She grew up in an artistic atmosphere. With her mother as a professional painter, Elahe realized that painting was her true calling. Elahe began studying painting in 1996 under the supervision of Karim Nasr, one of the most...

Alice Bottrill

Acrylic, Watercolour, Pen/Ink

Alice Bottrill is currently an active member of FCA, member of NSAG, The North Vancouver Arts and the International Watercolor Society of Canada(IWS Canada). She is also the BC Representative for IWS Canada. Alice’s painting covers wide range of subject matters:...

Sue Des Lauriers

Acrylic & Oil Painting

“The moment an idea sparks in the mind it flows gently or furiously from the mind to the heart, where it is captured and turned into a moment in time. The results leap from the hand to mix around the colours … the glorious colours. Then comes the critical...

Geoffrey Caofei Feng

Oil Painting

Had 8 years professional learning experience from Xi’an Fine Art Institute in China. After obtained Bachelor Degree of Oil Painting from the institute, he had worked with his associates to provide products for private homes and gift chain stores in the US for many...

Andrea Bruns

Photography

Andrea Bruns is an international awarded, self-thought Fine Art, Lifestyle and Travel Photographer from Berlin, Germany, now living in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, who is behind the Camera since 1974.  Her Beautiful Fine Art Prints will let you discover amazing...

Helen Barke

Oil, Watercolour Painting

Helen, a native of the UK, is an emerging artist resident in West Vancouver, BC. Helen has had a lifelong interest in gardens, wild flowers and animals and is fascinated by our wonderful natural environment in BC. Largely self-taught, she has studied under some...

Michelle Fedosoff

Photography

15 years ago, Michelle picked up her first camera. She photographs everything from landscapes to wildlife to people and whatever captures her eye. Printing on metal, wood, canvas, and bamboo paper allows her to share the beauty that she finds in the everyday. Sunset...

Dana Johnson

Visual Artist

Dana Johnson is a Vancouver-born artist. As long as she can remember she has been consumed by art. Earlier on she lived in London, England and this was when she got her first taste of European history, art and culture. She has travelled extensively and these...

Theresa Wimbles

Whether I’m painting, illustrating or taking photos, mindful contemplation and the exploration of what life and nature’s beauty represents is at the center of my art. My creative experience is an up close and personal view of the natural, as sensual rythmn meets...

Thompson Brennan

Painting, Drawing, Site-Specific Design

I have been drawing and painting for as long as I can remember. I believe that all art making is a conceptual act. For the last forty years I have followed these ideas as catalysts for new bodies of work, often in series. Someone once said “Do work that only you can...

Jilly Watson

Acrylics

Jilly Watson paints happy colourful acrylic paintings. Artist statement: “You will very often see paths or trails in my work which are symbolic of the choices we make in life. My present path as an artist has brought me great joy. I have a passion for bright...

Lynne Green

Painting

Step into a working studio and browse a large selection of bright colorful flower paintings from imagination, large peaceful and atmospheric landscapes, patterned west coast rain forest scenes as well as a series of figurative prints advocating for beauty found in a...

Edward Peck

Digital Media

Edward Peck studied photography, fine arts, conceptual art, historical technics, film, and literature at the University of British Columbia. He then went on to work under a number of artists to develop his technical skills in photography, film, etching, watercolour,...

Janice Beaudoin

Mixed Media

Janice is a contemporary mixed media artist living in North Vancouver. Her studio is located in Welch Street Studios – an artists’ collective located at the base of Pemberton Avenue. Discovery and risk-taking are an important part of her creative process....

Moira Elliott

Acrylic, Mixed Media, Pastels/Conté

Moira Elliott is a North Shore artist  who has exhibited in Vancouver, Montreal and throughout the U.K. One of her watercolours was selected by Tony Onley and Douglas Coupland to be part of a nation-wide watercolour exhibition. One of her acrylics was part of an...

Caroline Dahlmanns

Oil & Acrylic Painting

Caroline Dahlmanns is a visual artist based in Vancouver, BC, originally from New York. For as long as she can remember, she has been captivated with the possibilities of expression through visual art and finds her happiest and most peaceful moments in creating....

Diana Zoe Coop

Visual Artist

Diana Zoe Coop’s paintings on paper and canvas reflect an intimate exploration of the Japanese Garden, water features, seasons, and diverse plant life that make this an art form unto itself.  Contemporary expressionist botanical works are her focus, and her...