Art

Michael Warren. Photograph by Lia Crowe

Life and style with Michael Warren

Madrona Gallery director is fired up by art and people

  • Mar 7, 2022
Michael Warren. Photograph by Lia Crowe
Kwantlen First Nation artist Brandon Gabriel cuts the ribbon in front of his new mural at Don Christian Elementary Feb. 28. The mural depicts an eagle, a hummingbird and a wolf, symbolising respect, resiliency and responsibility. (Image via surreyschools.ca)

New mural unveiled at Don Christian Elementary School

Kwantlen First Nation artist Brandon Gabriel’s art tells the story of working together for a greater cause

Kwantlen First Nation artist Brandon Gabriel cuts the ribbon in front of his new mural at Don Christian Elementary Feb. 28. The mural depicts an eagle, a hummingbird and a wolf, symbolising respect, resiliency and responsibility. (Image via surreyschools.ca)
Artist Jim Adams pictured in 2017 in his home studio in White Rock. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

White Rock artist set to discuss work as part of Kwantlen talk

Jim Adams will be part of KPU Third Age Learning series in March

Artist Jim Adams pictured in 2017 in his home studio in White Rock. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Shawna Magnusson has surrounded herself with delightfully colourful paintings of her own creation. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Campbell River Mirror

‘Get out of this stinkin’ thinkin’: B.C. mouth-painter finds purpose in art

Campbell River woman pulls herself up from life-changing fall with paintbrush clenched in her teeth

Shawna Magnusson has surrounded herself with delightfully colourful paintings of her own creation. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Campbell River Mirror
Fernie local Dave Richards with his latest carving creation - an ice bear carved from ice from Crowsnest Pass Lake. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

(Ice) bear spotted in Fernie

Local wood carver in training Dave Richards is the artist behind the ice sculpture

Fernie local Dave Richards with his latest carving creation - an ice bear carved from ice from Crowsnest Pass Lake. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Chilliwack sculptor Kevin Stone stands beside a gigantic Elon Musk head in his workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: B.C. metal sculptor makes giant Elon Musk head for cryptocurrency monument

Kevin Stone making head which will attach to goat body riding rocket, then presented to Elon Musk

Chilliwack sculptor Kevin Stone stands beside a gigantic Elon Musk head in his workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Samantha Dickie photographed by Lia Crowe

Sound, silence and space

The work of ceramic artist Samantha Dickie

  • Jan 5, 2022
Samantha Dickie photographed by Lia Crowe
South Surrey friends Michaela Han (left) and Lindsay Liu (right) created an online charitable initiative selling art, with proceeds supporting the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey pair sell paintings, holiday cards in support of Children’s Hospital

Lindsay Liu and Michaela Han have created Elgin Art Studio Charity, which sells art online

South Surrey friends Michaela Han (left) and Lindsay Liu (right) created an online charitable initiative selling art, with proceeds supporting the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)
Local artist Jarnail Singh speaking with a visitor about his work during the opening for his exhibit in the George Mackie Library on Sept. 22, 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Call out for local artists to display work at North Delta library

Submissions for the first showing on Jan. 4 close on Tuesday, Dec. 21

Local artist Jarnail Singh speaking with a visitor about his work during the opening for his exhibit in the George Mackie Library on Sept. 22, 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)
JIM Architecture-designed modular park washroom, as seen on the City of Surrey’s website (surrey.ca).

Photo-art call for ‘distinct washroom facility’ at one Surrey park

‘The artwork should speak to the transformation that this neighbourhood has experienced and is still experiencing’

JIM Architecture-designed modular park washroom, as seen on the City of Surrey’s website (surrey.ca).
September 7, 2021 -Artist Karel Doruyter stands in front of a painting on his easel in his home studio in Nanaimo. Don Denton photograph

The rising landscapes of painter Karel Doruyter

A life of exploration and experimentation

  • Dec 1, 2021
September 7, 2021 -Artist Karel Doruyter stands in front of a painting on his easel in his home studio in Nanaimo. Don Denton photograph
Sola Fiedler’s 14-foot-by-16-foot Flower Power tapestry is to be installed at the Semiahmoo Library in South Surrey, where it is to remain for at least the next five years. (solafiedler.com image)

‘Dramatic, amazing’ tapestry to be installed at South Surrey library

Sola Fiedler’s ‘Flower Power’ to grace wall of Semiahmoo branch

Sola Fiedler’s 14-foot-by-16-foot Flower Power tapestry is to be installed at the Semiahmoo Library in South Surrey, where it is to remain for at least the next five years. (solafiedler.com image)
Artist Erica Hawkes photographed by Lia Crowe

From Group of 7 to Nouveau 7

Artist Erica Hawkes brings Canadian scenes to life

  • Nov 24, 2021
Artist Erica Hawkes photographed by Lia Crowe
Two teenagers attempt to trap and kill a monster in an “iconic” scene from the Netflix program ‘Stranger Things’ recreated by Nanaimo man Todd Cameron using vintage toys . (Photo courtesy Todd Cameron)

Netflix enlists B.C. man to recreate ‘Stranger Things’ scenes with vintage toys

Nanaimo’s Todd Cameron replicates ‘iconic scenes’ from TV series using figurines, Lite-Brite

Two teenagers attempt to trap and kill a monster in an “iconic” scene from the Netflix program ‘Stranger Things’ recreated by Nanaimo man Todd Cameron using vintage toys . (Photo courtesy Todd Cameron)
Glassblower Robert Gary Parkes at work in his Port Kells-area studio. (File photo)
Glassblower Robert Gary Parkes at work in his Port Kells-area studio. (File photo)
Voxel Bridge art

Technology as art

The dazzling Voxel Bridge installation

  • Nov 19, 2021
Voxel Bridge art
The work of 20-plus artists and artisans is to be up for show and sale this weekend as part of the Bayview Arts Collective’s artisan tour in Crescent Beach Nov. 20, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Collective hosts South Surrey ‘art walk/open studio’ event

Artisan tour set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 in Crescent Beach

The work of 20-plus artists and artisans is to be up for show and sale this weekend as part of the Bayview Arts Collective’s artisan tour in Crescent Beach Nov. 20, 2021. (Contributed photo)
In this handout photo provided by Sotheby's Auction House, the auction for Banksy's "Love is the Bin" takes place in London, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold for $1.4 million has sold again for $25.4 million at an auction on Thursday. “Love is in the Bin” was offered by Sotheby’s in London, with a presale estimate of $5.5 million to $8.2 million. (Haydon Perrior/Sotheby's Auction House via AP)

Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4 million at auction

Price a record for the artist, and close to 20 times the piece’s pre-shredded price

In this handout photo provided by Sotheby's Auction House, the auction for Banksy's "Love is the Bin" takes place in London, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold for $1.4 million has sold again for $25.4 million at an auction on Thursday. “Love is in the Bin” was offered by Sotheby’s in London, with a presale estimate of $5.5 million to $8.2 million. (Haydon Perrior/Sotheby's Auction House via AP)
Nature and wildlife photographer Catherine Babault photographed in Moorecroft Regional park in Nanoose Bay. Don Denton photograph

Photographer Catherine Babault’s passion for the wild spaces

Nature and wildlife photography a full time business

  • Sep 17, 2021
Nature and wildlife photographer Catherine Babault photographed in Moorecroft Regional park in Nanoose Bay. Don Denton photograph
Artist David Wilson Sookinakin. Photography by Lia Crowe

In Studio with artist David Wilson Sookinakin

Colourful modern interpretations of pictographs

  • Sep 15, 2021
Artist David Wilson Sookinakin. Photography by Lia Crowe
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