I'm a painter working primarily in oils, and occasionally in watercolour, acrylic and mixed media. Since graduating from Emily Carr University in 2009, I have been exploring an intuitive style of painting.
As an artist who works with found and recycled materials I utilize simple fabrication techniques and processes to transform common manufactured goods into up-cycled products or forms that offer alternative meanings . . .
Sechelt’s Brian Romer is a painter of Westcoast landscapes in the Canadian tradition. Most paintings are typically done on a small board en plein air, with some later reinterpreted on a large studio canvas.
Bruce has shown his artwork locally and throughout the state of Washington as well as Alaska, Hawaii West Africa. He has had numerous private commissions, and been engaged in public art with elementary students.
Bright colours, curious shapes and an explosion of energy characterize my semi-abstract paintings. Working with generous amounts of paint and a dollop of abandonment, I try to capture the joy I find in my subject.
David J. Taylor creates compelling abstract paintings, drawing from his colourful professional life experience as a successful multi-disciplinary record producer, audio post sound artist and singer-songwriter
I recycle and re-contextualize discarded objects to create and overcome compositional challenges of combining common materials. Much like building a puzzle, I get the same thrill from using salvaged items when they form a connection to each other . . .
I am a self-taught abstract artist that started painting four years ago, and have since discovered it has become an all-consuming passion. I am inspired by a need to create, and a love of colour, fashion and design.
My goal is to uplift, inspire and support you on your journey through life. I wish to excite you as you gaze upon the images of Nature that I create. I feel that I am revealing the soul of Nature, and hope that you too, experience the love that I have in my heart for the world around me.
Janice Rafael is a self-taught, contemporary abstract painter. Starting her artistic career in high school by winning a fine arts award, Janice has since presented her work in over 10 juried art exhibitions in the UK and Canada.
Strongly influenced by nature on the Sunshine Coast, along with my love of representational shapes and figures, my work, painted in both acrylics and oils, truly expresses my inner life.
September 19 – October 14I have been working with botanical imagery for many years, constantly exploring new mediums and visual expressions that allow me to portray the movement, energy and freshness of the surrounding natural environment.
www.blackabstract.com"My work evolves intuitively, images develop without any preconceived ideas. I enjoy the constant evolution of a piece, the changes, the challenges and the accidents that emerge are what feeds my creativity.”
Lynda Manson grew up in Ontario and graduated from the University of Guelph. She moved with her family to the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia in 2009 after spending many years working as a designer and fibre artist.
Shel Neufeld has photographed wild spaces throughout the BC Coast and beyond since arriving in 1997. He displays his images on canvas and prints at countless artisan shows and markets across Canada.
Theresa Lee currently works as a full time artist in her studio on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada. Living in the forest area more than 20 years trees and woods naturally became favourite subject matter of her paintings