Nefri Lyske

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Nefri Lyske immigrated to the West coast of Canada in 1950. She has spent many a vacation with family exploring the Parks of British Columbia. Her love of the outdoors is the subject of many oil paintings and watercolours. Nefri finds inspiration and challenges in capturing the contrast of Nature's light shows; the cool of the shades and warmth of sunshine on the water and in the forests.

tea roses and pink poppies
She has studied with artists such as Charles Stegman, Doreen Borland as well as attended seminars/workshops of Carl Forsthye, Robert Genn, Henry Heine, Brent Heighton, Jan Poynter and Yzabelle DeLisle.
morning shadows forest path

surfing the Skookumchuck During the early 1980s, Nefri was a director of "THE DRAWBRIDGE ARTISTS SOCIETY." The Drawbridge Artist Society displayed paintings of its membership in various business offices and restaurants on the North Shore and downtown Vancouver. She also participated in the Harmony Art Festival in West Vancouver in 1993. This festival was sponsored surfing the Skookumchuckthrough the Ferry Gallery.

Since relocating to the Sunshine Coast from North Vancouver, Nefri has continued with the drawing, oils and watercolours and likes to share this knowledge with others by teaching. She has also joined the Coast Cultural Alliance, Harbour Artists in Maderia Park, The Sunshine Artists in Sechelt.

Nefri has participated in group shows at the Artesia Gallery in Gibsons and at the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery in Sechelt. Presently, her work is displayed Harbour Gallery and Westcoast Frameworks

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To contact Nefri Lyske

telephone: (604) 885-4366

or mail:
5549 Sans Souci Road
Halfmoon Bay, B.C. V0N 1Y2