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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Evelyn Sloboda

Location: Gibsons Website: Instagram: evelynsloboda Painting, for me, is an opportunity to play and explore aspects of myself and the world around me. Drawing upon meditation, music and nature, I enjoy creating layers of possibility, of mystery and depth. Collaging materials, making marks, lifting, scraping – I play with acrylic paint, ink, found objects, …

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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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Kevin Wells

Location – Madeira Park Website – To paint and sketch is to tell a story about an experience or moment. I am inspired by the beauty of nature and the shapes and textures I see around me. The play of light on rocks, trees and the ocean always seem to catch my eye. The …

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Victor Wong

Website – Coming soon Location – Sechelt I called myself a realist painter. My purpose is to express truth, kindness and beauty, be it in people or in nature. Through the process, I attempt to transfer my aesthetic experience so that the viewers could discover the abstract beauty behind the reality, which I try to …

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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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Miyuki Shinkai

Location – Langdale Website – Mellon Glass Studio Glass in Langdale is where Miyuki and Wayne create their colourful blown glass pieces, both functional and just plain fun. Wayne’s delicate glass jellyfish and Miyuki’s mixed media art pieces make great gifts and art statements.