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Ursula Fritsch 2
Cristel Fuoss-Moore 2
Mary Ellen Johnston
Jo Anne Marks
Ron Patterson 2
Fran Reid Ovens
Andrew van Wersch RB Wainwright Marjorie Walker Janice Williams Alanna Wood
1. Window Hanging ~ 15 x 17 inches - wood, glass, copper|
ANDREW VAN WERSCH &
TIM KLINE : (March 28, 2002)
~ My woodworking shop is at my property in Roberts Creek. I use (non clear-cut) local species for all my wood projects, which include furniture and built-in cabinetry. The glass work was created by Tim Kline
2. Aquamarine Vase ~ clay|
ALDA GRAMES : (2001)
~ Sunshine Coast resident artist since 1976. Studied art and ceramics at U. of Alaska, California Polytechnic Institute and Capilano College, Currently preparing a wheel-thrown and hand-built "High Fire Ceramic Vessel and Form" exhibit.
3. Big Fish in a Small Pond ~ 19 x 11 x 3 inches - hand-carved yellow cedar and acrylic|
KEITH BURDON : (October 2001)
~ Keith has been carving his fun and colourful pieces for ten years and draws much of his inspiration from living and working on Canada's dramatic coasts. - CCA Member
4. Japanese style planter ~ 6 x 6 inches - Handmade oxide finish coil and slab|
JOYCE FOYLE : 2001
~ Started pottery in Alert Bay, B. C., 1963. Taught pottery at the Richmond Arts Centre and ran the gift shop for twenty years. Retired and mostly doing handwork now. Went to Douglas College and attended numerous workshops by many potters over the years.
5. Salad Servers ~ wood|
~ Phil is a retired "old geezer" who operates a home-based woodworking business in Wilson Creek.
6. Wine Goblets ~ glass|
~ Jan was schooled in the art of glass blowing in his home country of Czechoslovakia. Jan continues to create at the Field Road studio, Krystyna Glass.
7. Woman of the Nineties ~ 12 inches high|
KAY BONATHAN : (1994)
~ This sculptor was born in Montreal and has taught at universities in Quebec and B.C. She has travelled widely and works in a variety of materials. She has been living and exhibiting on the Sunshine Coast since 1991.
8. Seashells ~ 15 x 145 cm - hand painted, hand woven rayon|
BARBY PAULUS : (2001)
~ I have been weaving for over twenty years and just love working with fibres, fabulous textures and colours. I hand dye many of my yarns and also hand paint fibres before weaving. My work is available at Gibsons Landing Gallery. CCA member
9 . Squares Within Squares ~ 21 x 22 inches cm - quilt|
10. Nocturnal Walk in the Woods - 15.5 x 22 inches - quilt
PAT CRUCIL : (1998) & (2001)
~ Pat is a quilt artist who has lived here on the Coast for thirty-eight years. She is a member of the Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild and Fibre Arts Network. She has exhibited internationally.
11. Shibori Scarf ~ 16 x 148 inches - Hand woven loom shibori with stencilling, tencel fibre|
MURIEL PRIOR : (2001)
~ A weaver, spinner and dyer for thirty years. Have taken many fibre arts courses including a diploma in fine art (fibre major). Have won major awards in Saskatchewan and Alberta. CCA member
12. Landscape ~ stained glass|
SUSAN FURZE : (2001)
13. Spiral Dance ~ 22 x 30 inches - Print-calligraphy|
LEE CROY : (February 2001)
~ Recent graduate of Capilano College Studio Art Program. Enjoys printmaking, painting and sculpture. Teaches art workshops to children. Self employed artist.
14. Evening Feast ~ 20 x 24 inches - Lithograh (drawing on stone|
JANICE McFEGAN s : (2000)
~ Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree--Emily Carr College of Art and Design. International juried shows include Macedonia, India, local shows--images and objects. Prize winner Surrey Art Gallery, Yale Gallery, Capilano College, Sunshine Coast Arts Council, Havana Cafe, Evergreen Gallery, Photo Base Gallery, etc. Will be part of a group show in August at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre.
15. Johnstone Strait ~ 20 x 30 inches - acrylic|
SHEILA PAGE : (2000)
16. Monkey ~ 53 x 74 cm (matte) - mixed media / monotype|
MONICA TAPP : (1988)
~ Professional artist, NSCAD graduate, exhibitions in Edmonton, Vancouver, Maritimes, etc.
17 & 18. . Wine Without Bread ~ 12 x 18 inches - hand colored etching|
DONNA BALMA : (1999)
~ My dad took me to launching ceremonies of warships during the Second World War in Victoria. If you look closely, You'll see me sitting on my Dad's shoulders. www.mdi.ca/dbalma
19. Inside Out ~ 22 x 30 inches |
NADINA TANDY : (1996)
~ Nadina Tandy paints full time, has had numerous exhibitions and collectors in Canada, USA and in Europe. With her family, Tandy has made Gibsons her home since 1997. This image is on Nadina's site. www.nadina_tandy.tripod.com
20. Quiet Place ~ 24 x 30 inches - watercolour|
21. Homestead ~ 16 x 20 inches - watercolour
22. Garden Marauder ~ 16 x 20 inches - watercolour
PETER JOLLY : (1994)
~ Peter received his art training at Liverpool and Vancouver Art Schools. He has been a practicing artist for over forty years and often participates in SCAC group exhibitions.
23. At Winter's Edge ~ 13 3/4 x 20 inches |
~ see also item #59
24. Winter Lake ~ 22 x 28 inches - oil on canvas|
THERESA LEE : (1994)
25. Figure with Blue Pipe ~ Japanese Print - originals date from the late 1700's|
26. Figure with Brush ~ Japanese Print - originals date from the late 1700's
JO VANDERVEEN : (donor)
~ These prints were presented in about 1972 to my husband, Leo Van Der Veen, in recognition of work that he had done for Sumromo Shipyards in connection with a deep-sea platform.
27. BC Island and Trees ~ 24 x 30 inches - acrylic on canvas board|
FRAN REID OVENS : (see also #29)
Vancouver School of Art two years. Self taught in acrylics. Galleries: shown in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Sechelt and Gibsons, BC. My paintings and prints depict what I have seen on my travels of the West Coast of Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Islands.
28. War Zone |
TRUDY SMALL : (1987)
Trudy Small has lived on the Sunshine Coast since 1959. She trained at the Ontario College of Art. Her art has always embraced found materials.
29. Totem and Screech Owl ~ 24 x 32 inches - acrylic on canvas board|
FRAN REID OVENS : (see also #27)
31. Moon Meadow Dreaming - acrylic |
URSULA FRITSCH : (1999) (see also #31)
Ursula Fritsch moved to the Sunshine Coast in 1970. Living on Gambier Island, she began painting in acrylics in 1983. CCA member www.suncoastarts.com/ursulafritsch.html
32. Male Nude from the Mode - 22 x 29 inches |
BETH JANKOLA : (October 1999) (see also #30)
Local artist, open studio (Field Road Studio). Works in acrylic on board from very tiny to very large. CCA member www.suncoastarts.com/bethjankola.html
33. Lions Gate in Gold |
34. Eagle Spirit I - 16 x 20 inches - acrylic on canvas |
Annele is originally from Finland and arrived in Sechelt via living in South America, U S and eastern Canada. She loves painting "soulful" portraits of indigenous people. Studied art at the Ontario College of Art and has taken courses at Capilano College.
35. Point Atkinson - acrylic |
: (2002) Local visual artist who has been painting in oils and acrylic for fifty years.
36. Chameleon - Intaglio (etching) |
Internationally exhibited artist, Lionel Thomas was on the faculty of UBC from 1950 to 1980. Lionel became a Sunshine Coast "local" in 1978.
37. Merry Island - 16.5 x 20 inches - watercolour |
MARY ELLEN JOHNSTON (1999)
Local artist and gardener. Delights in colours and textures. Florals, landscapes, waterscapes to semi-abstract in water media. Also photo cards of local gardens and scenes.
38. Long Beach - 16 x 20 inches - framed photo |
MARINA CRAWFORD (March 30, 2002) (see also # 39)
I have lived on the Sunshine Coast for three years now and its natural beauty inspires many of my images. CCA Member www.suncoastarts.com/marinacrawford.html
39. Interlude - 9 x 11 inches - framed photograph and watercolour |
KATHI DUNLOP / MARINA CRAWFORD (March 30, 2002)
Kathi and Marina began collaborating in November 2001 with their combination of photography and watercolor impressions. They also share in the operation of the Twodoor House Gallery in Roberts Creek.
40. Winter Scene - 3 x 6 inches - pen and ink |
MARJE UMEZUKI Zuki Art Studio (2000)
Works in watercolour, oils, pen and ink collage. Member of Sunshine Coast Artists Cooperative. Shows regularly in Gibsons Landing Gallery.
41. Untitled - 8 x 8 1/2 on 11 x 14 inch board |
DAN BOUMAN (March 2002)
I am a professional photographer and biologist residing on the Sunshine Coast for the last thirty years. Pinhole cameras have been an enduring passion for me and always the first choice for artistic exploration.
42. Gros Morne, Nfld - 25 x 35 cm - watercolour|
MARTIN MACHLER (2001)
I have chosen watercolour for my landscapes because of the simple application, the possibility of rapid expression and its potential to simplify complexity.
43. Metamobile - 20 x 30 cm - photograph|
JO ANNE MARKS
I enjoy photography as a means of creative expression. I am inspired by landscapes, reflections, and abstract forms. My work has appeared in brochures, magazines and books.
44. New Earth - 6.5 x 9.5 inch - watercolour|
Russ Tkachuk lives in Roberts Creek, B. C. He paints and makes prints in an abstract manner of recognizable subjects-usually the old growth forest. Occasionally, imaginary subjects are painted, like in this instance of the young earth when it was still a red hot radioactive ball of heavier elements.
45. On the Beach - 5 x 7 inches - hand tinted photo|
Cara Bryan is a graduate of the Camosen College Fine Arts Program. She works in a variety of mediums including sculpture, printmaking, photography and animation. Cara currently resides in Vancouver.
46. Garden Bay in Winter - 5 x 5 inches - watercolour|
MIROSLAV KOT (1999)
A native born Czechoslovakian. Emigrated to Canada in the early seventies. Works in oil or watercolour.
47. Greek Seascape Sketch - 11 x 15 inches - oil on board|
ARMAND TATOSSIAN (1996)
This internationally recognized painter of Armenian origin was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Art in 1973, taught at Concordia University, Montreal and has exhibited extensively in North America and Europe.
48. Four Apples - 11 x 15 inches - oil, pastel and acrylic|
URSULA FRITSCH (1997)
I am a self taught artist teaching myself through library books. The artists who inspired me are mainly Paul Klee, Miro, Kandinsky, the German expressionists, et al. CCA member. www.suncoastarts.com/ursulafritsch.html
49. First Snow - 32 x 24 cm - watercolour|
ELENA BAKST (August 2001)
I started to do watercolour when I retired. To keep my knowledge of art, I took and finished art courses in the Stratford Career Institute. I got an art diploma with highest honors. Now art is part of my life.
50. Moon Dance - 16 x 20 inches - multi media|
ALANNA WOOD (1999)
Alanna works in a variety of media. She is versatile with sculpting, painting, photography and digital image making. Her ideas determine the medium she works in.
51. Gladiolus - 10.5 x 13.5 - watercolour|
CRISTEL FUOSS-MOORE (1999)
(see also #23)
52. Bouquet in blue Vase - 18 x 17 inches |
KATHERINE JOHNSON (2000)
Katherine works mainly in pastels using a representational style. The intense, luminous colours of pastels are suited to her interest in still life.
53. Latin musical manuscript on parchment - 27 x 19 inches |
54. Light Traffic - exterior latex on found wood |
55. Disturbing Deities
JANICE WILLIAMS (Junco Jan) (2001)
Junco Jan uses found materials to produce her "Litterate Art" and "Paint by Lumber" series. She has recently been featured on "Weird Homes."
56. Rock Flocks |
57. The Vicar - linocut, embosing 16" x 12" |
Chilliwack native Robert Barry Wainwright retired to the Sunshine Coast after a stellar career in the arts, including 30 years as Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Montreal's prestigious Concordia University.
58. Dragonfly Plate - raku - 11" dia.|
59. Leaping Wild Ox - reproduction on stone - 12" X 8" |
Petroglyph, after Lascoux France
60. Dandied Apple - mixed media |
61. Raku Vessel - raku |
62. Silver Bowl |
63. Scorpion - etching 38cm X 31cm |
Nena is a devoted professional printmaker; the only thing that interferes with her passion is "life in general." Nena has participated in, and now co-ordinates, the Life Drawing workshops held at the Arts Centre Tuesday mornings.
64. Reclining Figure |
DON JARVIS (19 - 2001)
Born in Vancouver, Don Jarvis studied at the Vancouver School of Art (now called Emily Carr College of Art and Design) under B.C. Binning and Jack Shadbolt, and with Hans Hofman in New York. Returning to the West Coast, he taught at Emily Carr College until 1986, and moved to the Sunshine Coast from West Vancouver in 1994.
65. Snapper - (reproduction) 18" X 24" |
BETTY PEHME (2001)
For Betty Pehme, initial inspiration often comes from nature and the Coastal environment. Daily involvement with metals, painting, printmaking, collage, drawing or photography provides a vehicle for her curiosity and need to experiment.
66. AERION |
A Sunshine Coast resident who takes all arts as her province, Aerion enthuses that "everything I can squeeze in, I do!" After studying photography at Emily Carr, Aerion began to branch into film, then moved from creating 2D images to 3D sculpture, performance art, and Flamenco singing.
67. Otters - reproduction 5" X 7" |
68. Racoon - reproduction 5" X 7" |