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May 3, 2022 Craig Spence

When you buy any work off the wall at Rainforest Arts during the months of May, June and July, not only will you have something wonderful to display in your home or give as a gift, you will also be supporting humanitarian aid for the people of Ukraine. Between 100 percent (for works with an…

April 29, 2022 Craig Spence

Ukraine Blue & Yellow the palette at Rainforest Arts It’s hard not to feel helpless, watching the horrors and devastation in Ukraine, and there’s not much the average person can do to help. But if all the millions around the world who are opposed to the war pitch in even a little, a tidal wave…

March 1, 2022 Craig Spence No comments exist

Sarah Brunt & the fine art of quilling ‘Circles of Colour’ When Sarah Brunt first saw a YouTube video about quilling she was intrigued and wanted to give it a try. Seven years on, the little known technique has become a passion, and her colourful compositions have taken the form in a new direction.  “Ever…

September 6, 2021 Craig Spence

Rainforest Arts members don’t often get to display their biggest works because of limited wall space, but for September through to Nov. 13 the BIG Art show will give them, and art patrons in the region, an opportunity to think BIG. The BIG Art show takes up all the wall space at Chemainus Valley’s community gallery. Works currently…

August 1, 2021 Craig Spence

Sarah Brunt is a self-taught artist who finds inspiration through nature and the endless beauty of Vancouver Island. She has worked in several mediums over the years, including watercolour painting, crochet, and pottery. But working with paper has become her passion and medium of choice. The 3D, textured effect that the paper gives is unique….

August 1, 2021 Craig Spence

Robert Cerins is an exuberant and inspiring soul who delights in expressing his love for life through art, music, and other collaborative journeys.  He savours the mediums of acrylic & watercolour paints. His lines of jewelry he is creating right now are called “Original Art To Wear” original hand-painted earrings and “Art In Miniature To…

July 31, 2021 Craig Spence

After sailing thousands of nautical miles, Margot Page has established her studio in Duncan, British Columbia. Her process, enamelling on sheet steel, typically depicts marine topics including mammals, birds, and the exotica of faraway places, which she has mounted on a variety of media.  Use of this medium creates a work of art, which is…

July 31, 2021 Craig Spence

A life-long and mostly self-taught crafter Lorraine has always enjoyed working with colour. “When I saw the vibrancy of the dyes moving about on silk cloth I immediately knew that this was to become my new passion. It is play as well as therapy for me!” More Demos

July 30, 2021 Craig Spence

Brenda Isaak Takao is a multi-media artist living on beautiful Vancouver Island. Brenda explores many media for her work.  Canvas, paper, paint, wood, mild steel and felted wool all make their home in her art. Brenda’s infatuation with nature and her love of colour, as well as her obsession with the organic line are evident…