August 27, 2018 Craig Spence No comments exist

For artist Bryan Wilson there’s a direct line between his love of the outdoors, and his passion to create art, and it shows up on his canvases. “I fish lots, I love my boating,” he said. “Any time I go out and do the things I love, I’m always thinking about my art.” And gathering…

July 5, 2018 Craig Spence 2 comments

Raising a chuckle takes skill and hard work Sally Mann, whose work is featured at Rainforest Arts for the months of July and August, wants people to ‘have a chuckle’ viewing her art. That, as it turns out, is serious business. “My work doesn’t have to have a message,” she said. “If it makes somebody…

May 28, 2018 Craig Spence No comments exist

Chemainus sculptor, artist, writer, Bernice Ramsdin-Firth, at 84, has been shaped by the experiences of a rich and varied life, and she’s still looking for media and techniques to express how that feels and what it means. She, and her husband Gord, live in what can best be described as a comfortable ‘West Coast Californian’ style home…

February 22, 2018 Peggy Grigor 2 comments

Rainforest Arts operates solely on the strength of our volunteer team that provides a multitude of services from Managing Committee to Graphic Designer, Painter & Handyman to our dedicated Store Staff. All these folks work tirelessly many hours each week. All of them are generous and caring people and we love them all! Recently, I…

May 3, 2017 Peggy Grigor No comments exist

Rainforest Arts is pleased to announce that Gera Scott Chandler of Amused Creations is our featured artist for May 2017.   Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Gera has been gathering kelp and bark from her local beaches all her life. As a child, she would weave them into wall hangings and baskets. The west…