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

Lori Schiersmann lives with her husband in beautiful Deep Bay, on Vancouver Island, B.C. In the Mid 1990’s, Lori became a self-taught artist and started decorative painting, as a hobby. After more than 14 years, Lori has retired from teaching and has started to dabble in Oils and Water Colour painting.  However, her favorite medium…

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…

July 30, 2021 Craig Spence

Author, Photographer, Painter, Teacher – Cim MacDonald is the Curator of the Chemainus Festival of Murals Society. She is also a signature member of the Professional Photographers of Canada, the Northwest Watercolor Society, and an Associate Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Painting accolades include awards of excellence and merit since 1985. MacDonald was…

June 29, 2021 Peggy Grigor No comments exist

Rainforest Arts turns Five Years old on July 1st! This beautiful little gem in the heart of Chemainus has become a much beloved gallery that is owned and operated by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society (CVCAS). Running on volunteerism and supported by local enthusiasts, our mission is to “Foster and Support Excellence in Visual…

May 25, 2021 Craig Spence 1 comment

There are many ‘layers’ to Julie Nygaard’s photo-art creations in both literal and figurative senses of the word – layers of meaning, of personal trauma, symbolism, belief and imagery. But what it all comes down to are the layers she assembles in the digital realm of Adobe Photoshop. “I’m like a photographer-painter, I guess is…