In quantum mechanics, it’s said that when an object is looked at, it is changed. I think the reverse is also true. The sustained observation and rendering of things in this world stir in me a deep sense of affection for my subjects; at times I feel my eye and brush are really touching them. This feels special. This feels important. I am changed, because I look. I am changed, because I make.
I am a Comox Valley based artist primarily working in painting, as well as some drawing and mixed media. My practice centres around explorations and inquiries into the natural environment, including the landscape, animals and people. These explorations are primarily focused on the environment of BC’s west coast and Vancouver Island where I was born […]
I make hand pulled intaglio prints on paper from a small press. After training for four years at the Ontario College of Art in drawing, painting and printmaking I worked as an occupational fine and applied artist for over 40 years regularly exhibiting in commercial galleries and at art fairs whilst also drawing, painting and […]
Cora Silvestru is an illustrator & digital designer born in Romania working primarily with watercolours, inks and lino prints. Growing up in the Transylvanian city of Cluj-Napoca, Cora’s first encounters with art were within her family home which welcomed diverse groups of visiting artists and intellectuals. Her dream as a child was to become a […]
As a mixed media artist and web & graphic designer, I have been inspired by the natural beauty of Vancouver Island since I moved here over 12 years ago. My art reflects the surroundings that have captivated me and my deep gratitude for the opportunity to express myself creatively. Creating art has always been my […]
Sean Reilly is a B.C. based artist. Sean grew up in an art filled environment. From an early age, he explored art through various mediums.
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