BAU-XI (boe she) means "great gift." Opened in 1965, it is the oldest contemporary gallery in Vancouver. A second location in Toronto in 1976 established Bau-Xi as a national gallery representing about 50 artists. A third gallery Bau-Xi Photo opened in Toronto in 2010 to provide a showcase for contemporary photography. David Alexander, Bobbie Burgers, Drew Burnham, and Cori Creed are a few of the artists represented. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 11 am - 5:30 pm.
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The suit jacket – a symbol of male power and authority – is the topic of Andre Petterson’s latest paintings, showing this fall at the Bau-Xi Gallery in Vancouver.
Sep 5, 2016
Vancouver-based artist Brent Boechler passed away peacefully on September 21, 2015 at the age of 52.
Sep 29, 2015
Cara Barer’s work is a real page-turner. Using old books for her latest series, Origins, she revisions them as organic objects, manipulating them by curling their pages and dying them so they evoke flowers in bloom or butterflies in flight.
Feb 22, 2015
Known for her wildly coloured still life and landscape paintings, Bobbie Burgers’ latest exhibition includes works that are a departure from her signature canvases.
Dec 21, 2014 1 Comments
Jamie Evrard is out in her garden in Vancouver picking raspberries. She should be in her studio preparing for her upcoming show, Al Fresco, she says, but one gets the sense that sunshine and fresh air have conspired to lure her from her work.
Sep 2, 2014
Val Nelson is unapologetic about her lack of interest in the machinations of contemporary art. “These are not strategically political or conceptual paintings,” she says. “They are an embodiment of my affection for the world.”
Apr 20, 2014
For more than two decades, Vancouver artist Cori Creed has explored the surface and colour of paint on canvas. Her large oil paintings of great tangles of forests, fields and skies, show her passion for the outdoors.
May 7, 2013
Drew Burnham’s paintings feature all the elements of the Western Canadian landscape – rivers, rocks, trees, mountains and boats.
Nov 7, 2012
When Robert Marchessault and his partner moved from Toronto to a farm in the countryside in the 1990s, his long-held passion for trees found new direction.
Dec 31, 2011
Growing up, Jude Griebel began drawing from the images he saw in children’s picture books. In art school, Griebel planned to turn this passion into a career as a children’s book illustrator.
Dec 31, 2008
Today, as he approaches his ninth decade, Plaskett is still exploring his potential as a painter.
Aug 31, 2006
STUART SLIND, "Dawn to Dusk" and MARCUS BOWCOTT, "Marking Time," January 1 — 21, 2006, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver
Two solo shows at Bau-Xi Gallery — Stuart Slind: "Dawn to Dusk," and Marcus Bowcott: "Marking Time" — embody entirely different approaches to the subject of landscape.
Dec 31, 2005
Drew Burnham’s "Coastal" at the Bau-Xi in Vancouver features scenes by an artist who, while paying homage to his forebears, manages nevertheless to create works that are personal and quite original.
Aug 31, 2005
Vancouver painter Bobbie Burgers creates florals that overwhelm, and make you feel alive.
Dec 31, 2004
Known for his use of beautiful luminous cobalt blues, aquamarines and turquoise, Ken Wallace has been painting waterscapes and landscapes for the past three years.
Aug 31, 2003
Sumptuous colours and swooping brushstrokes characterize the elegant floral paintings of Vancouver artist Bobbie Burgers.
Apr 30, 2003