2016 VENUES

Gibsons & Area

5 Melanie Fogell

Acrylic and sometimes mixed media on canvas. Work is nonrepresentational with ideas based on photographs of landscapes and musical elements of rhythm & movement.

6 Jack Olive Ceramic Studio

Functional, Decorative Pottery and Naked Raku. New this year, ceramic flutes!

7 Marleen Vermeulen & Ursula Bentz

Marleen is an internationally renowned painter of large canvasses portraying the emotion of the West-coast land and seascape. Ursula is a textile artist creating one-of-a-kind wearable art, largely by felting.

8 Pottery by Pam

Come and see colorful pottery by Pam Horner that is functional and fun. Each piece is handbuilt and unique, intending to make you smile now and for the years ahead.

9 Coast Chimes

Inspired by nature, Tim Kline uses glass, copper, cedar, driftwood and beach stone to create unique wind chimes, suncatchers and art for the home and garden.

10 Poynter Studio

Original paintings, drawings, prints & cards. Demos 2pm each day. Offering illustration & fine art services and art classes.

11 OPEN YOUR ART 2016

Participants from the Art and Yoga Retreat in Juseu Spain show the results of their creative canvases. Jeanne Robinson, Deborah Allain, Krista Dempster, Teryl Mullock, Debra Nelson, Sheree Butler, Bronwen Boddington.

12 Forst Pottery Studio

Forst’s wall murals, sculptures and functional work are inspired by the contours and textures of the world around us. Coastal landscapes influence her work. Live music by the ‘Duttons’ Friday night.

13 Jen Drysdale – Gord Dieroff

Experience divergent & thought-provoking acrylic & oil paintings in Jen & Gord’s studio

14 Persephone Brewing Co.

Host the artists of the Gibsons Landing Gallery at their brewery and farm. See the work of over 20 artists and have a cold beer while you’re doing it.

15 Christy Sverre

Christy paints the west coast in an expressive painterly manner.

16. Flourish Boutique

Featuring handmade & locally crafted clothing, jewellery, bath & body products, home décor & gifts throughout the year. Exhibit by mixed media artist Barbara Moustafa during the Art Crawl.

17 The Landing Co-op Gallery and Persephone Brewing

The Landing Co-op Gallery and Persephone Brewing present a joint venture. See the work of twenty local artists at the gallery at 436 Marine Dr and in our tent at Persephone Brewing.

18 Gibsons Public Art Gallery

Providing a venue for exhibitions, presentations, education, and workshops relating to the arts throughout the year. Exhibition; 'Visions of Home' during the Art Crawl.

19 Daffadowndilly Gallery & BODYSENSE

Over 75 local artisans, showcasing original works of art, prints, art cards, wood carvings, knitted fashions, raku, jewelry, folk art souvenirs & much more.

20 Kez Sherwood Studio

Multidisciplinary designer/ artist/ sculptor: natural textural ceramic platters, brass candlesticks and the SOAK wood-fired tub!

21 Nadina Tandy

Contemporary paintings with an edge.

22 The Blackberry Shop

Showcasing over 60 local artisans. Blackberry products from soaps to syrup, jam to jewelry, La Petite Souris Chocolates & Canadiana books & memorabilia.

23 Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co.

Visit our oil & balsamic tasting room. Matt’s luscious olive oil soaps & lotions. Olive oil chocolate. Still-life acrylics by Alisa Grossuti.

24 The Foreshore Project: Where Land Meets Water

Artists & youth present installations exploring Gibsons’ complex relationship to the foreshore.

25 The Arts Building

The Arts Building presents a selection of accomplished Coast Artists demonstrating and selling their work. Enjoy fine art painting, fibre arts, photography and more + refreshments.

26 Greta Guzek

Embracing and capturing the spirit of the West Coast, intricate designs and vivid colours have become a distinctively joyful feature of Greta’s artwork.

27 Colin Righton

Colourful, energetic & positive contemporary canvases reflecting inner as well as outer travels have gained international recognition over a 40 year career.

28 Carol Klasen

Passionately making functional serving ware designed for use in the home for over 40 years. Inspired by nature reflects the changing palette through her glazes.

29 Margaret Adams

Paints in encaustic and acrylic, creating vibrant textured pieces fusing leftover floss and debris into her abstract works.

30 Charmaine Bayntun

Rekindling my art education background and creativity. Watercolours and acrylics used in wide and closeup views to convey the essence of what captures me visually.

31 Scott-Wood Gallery

Painter, illustrator, portrait artist. Evocative paintings of the human form create tension between viewer and subject. Creative portraiture by commission. Exhibitions in Vancouver & international patrons.

32 Nell Burns

Contemporary textile artist sculpts & paints 2D & 3D forms with layers of stitches, no fabric, using the needle as a pencil, & the fabric as her canvas. 'Azulejo' documentary daily at 3 pm (see ad) Heritage Playhouse.

33 Verna Chan, Penelope Connell, Dorothy Thom

Through spinning, felting, weaving, knitting, sewing & beading these fibre artists explore artistry, design & texture. Demos thru the wknd! 'Azulejo' doc. daily at 3 pm.

34 WOW! Art Gallery

Featuring 40 local artists and artisans – art, crafts, gifts and organic coffee, all under one roof.

35 La Petite Souris Chocolate

Amber Stoby – Boutique chocolate studio – handmade confections, chocolate bars featuring exclusively BC organic fruits and nuts, butter toffee. 4 - 1hr classes on Fri.

36 Janice (Junco Jan) Williams

Spoken word artist, author of 'Mental Case 101: Trussed Issues', visual artist, photographer, Moose's human, musicians playing Sat & Sun.

37 Dave Coyle Antique Reproductions

Beautiful country inspired handcrafted furniture made of 100% renewable resource BC wood that will last for generations. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm

38 The Kube Studios

Christa and Colleen invite you into their studio gallery featuring Christa Joe Art - acrylic and mixed media painting, and Salty Air Designs - ocean inspired creations.

39 Ginny Vail

Visit me in my studio tucked in the woods featuring colourful abstract paintings as well as new mixed media & collage pieces. Original art cards, journals & calendars also will be available.

40 Jennifer Ettinger

Themed paintings (sports, animal/pet portraits & abstracts) for shows and commissioned work. I am inspired by the beautiful landscape and the community’s creative artists. Special Event at my place (990 Chaster Road) on Friday night - Artists' 'Block': Tips/ideas exchange with demonstrations on how to "block the block"!

41 Pat Ridgway

Charming unique Blackbird Studio, Gallery & Gardens featuring vibrant, colourful paintings of forests, gardens, coastal images, portraiture, abstracts & more.

42 Rock’N Art – Don Watson & Birgit Breuer

Enjoy a Sculpture Walk of the gardens, residence & studio from an established sculptor for commissions & public art projects.

43 Roberta Helena Mauel

Watercolour artist working with light, delicate and vibrant colour to create impressionistic paintings. Coastal scenes, mountain and cultural landscapes, floral and still-life themes.

44 Beachouse Studio

Visit Anna Green's studio on Chaster Beach, where you will find her soulful, whimsical figurative paintings celebrating the feminine spirit. All sizes, acrylic on canvas.

45 Marilyn Sadik and Juanita Wannamaker

Showcasing an amazing array of beautiful, vibrant abstracts. Examples of Marilyn's soulful pet portraits will also be shown in this welcoming gallery-like setting.

46 Julia Dodge

Oil paintings of nature we usually disregard or ignore bringing the viewer's attention the forms, rhythms and colours that are missed by simple identifications.