Exclusive fine art dealers specializing in contemporary, historical and local Canadian, European and international paintings. Opened in 1974, the gallery has been under the ownership of Gunter H.J. Heinrich and Anthony R.H. Sam since 1994 and is now a three-storey gallery located a five-minute drive from downtown in Oak Bay Village. They regularly run major exhibitions of two to three weeks. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm.
2260 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1G7
Open Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm.
Mentions in Galleries West
"20/20: A Celebratory Exhibition" presents over 130 curated masterworks in celebration of their 20th anniversary. Catalogue available. Exhibition continues to October 25 in both galleries.
Sep 24, 2014
Gunter Heinrich and Anthony Sam, principals of Winchester Galleries and Winchester Modern announce a special exhibition and sale to celebrate their twenty years in business.
Aug 1, 2014
For senior collectors, Elizabeth Levinson suggests Joseph Plaskett merits serious consideration. He’s best known for his figurative and still-life paintings.
Dec 31, 2011
Schallié photographs ancient and apparently abandoned totem poles, dugout canoes and buildings in their original Northwest coast environments, where many of them are slowly fading away.
Aug 31, 2009
Patrick Landsley, born in Winnipeg in 1926, is the quintessential modernist.
Aug 31, 2008
Self-trained by history books and endless figurative doodling, Manish Om Prakash, moved to Victoria from India in 1988 when he was 25. He paints in the manner of 19th-century French academic art.
Aug 31, 2007
Technical virtuosity and sentimentally find their resolution in Marilyn McAvoy’s meditations on the theme of memento mori which updates the 17th century tradition of Dutch vanitas painting and gives it a personal touch.
Dec 31, 2006
Bruno Bobak, who lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick, has strong ties to western Canada. His family immigrated from Poland to Saskatchewan in 1925 when he was two years old.
Dec 31, 2005
The new works by Alan Wood on display at the Winchester Galleries's Broad Street location in Victoria BC, are based, according to the gallery website, on the artist's "observations in nature" recorded in his journal notes and sketches.
Aug 31, 2005
Like an island, David Blackwood is a singular and self-contained individual who grew up on the wind-swept, tundra-like plateau of Bonavista North in Newfoundland.
Dec 31, 2003