Painting M – Z

Helen Platt

Location: Roberts Creek Instagram: Website: Facebook: Helen Platt lives in Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast. After a 20 year career as a graphic artist, Helen has turned her focus to creating art in her studio. For me, the joy in creating lies in a journey of experimentation. As I explore new …

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Karin Taylor

Website: Location: Davis Bay I started out with watercolor lessons in the early 90’s and realized early on wildlife inspired me the most. I painted for the Jakarta Friends of the Zoo organization in Indonesia when we lived there and after emigrating to Canada in 1997 bears and other North American wildlife became my …

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Paula O’Brien

Location – Gibsons Website – Instagram – I’m a colorist, I paint the LIGHT. My work has shifted from figurative work to the West Coast world of abstract landscapes, seascapes and digital painting. I see infinite beauty in the world. I look for the energy and light; the light, shapes and spaces between …

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Claude Perreault

Location – Gibsons Website – I’m a self taught artist that got into painting murals to support my family. I’ve been fortunate to have been commissioned to produce murals for clients in many countries, including Japan, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Russia, America and, of course, Canada. I work in a variety of styles, from …

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Marleen Vermeulen

Location – Gibsons Website – “The beauty of the landscape talks to me…it is the starting point of my conversation with nature as I experience it, living life on the Pacific West Coast. My conversation is defined by three elements, which stand out for me in a very prominent way. Overlooking the ocean on …

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Jan Poynter

Location – Gibsons, Granthams Website – Jan Poynter is a professional artist, illustrator and instructor from the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada. Jan’s outstanding conceptual rendering abilities have contributed to her fine art and commercial career with expertise in watercolor and acrylic painting, pastel, and traditional scratchboard. With over 30 years teaching experience …

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Christy Sverre

Location – Gibsons Website – Christy Sverre’s dynamic and bold abstracts are inspired by our local marina, sailing and the glorious skies of the west coast. Her studio/gallery is open to visitors. Please call ahead 604-989-2491

Hiroshi Shimazaki

Location – Halfmoon Bay Website – Born in Tokyo, educated in political science, economics and cultural geography in Japan and Canada, Hiroshi is Professor Emeritus, University of Lethbridge. During his 35-year tenure, he was visiting professor at academic institutions in the Americas, Asia and Europe, frequently using landscape sketching and schematic representation as tools …

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