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Gainsborough Galleries

Vancouver artist Jan Crawford’s paintings of cherries and apricots glow like the Okanagan sunshine. Little wonder. Crawford spent much of her childhood on her family’s orchard in Penticton, picking fruit and helping her mother make jam. more

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Montreal artist Helmut Langeder was born in Austria, and came to Canada with his family when he was 13. He started painting as a teenager, then worked for 40 years as a commercial artist and illustrator... more

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"The Great Escape"

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Co-owners Marie and Robert Wood at Gainsborough Galleries manage one of Western Canada’s oldest commercial galleries. Recently they’ve noticed a desire for more colourful and dramatic paintings, and also a change in framing preferences. more

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Jean-Guy Desrosiers celebrates each day with art, rising before dawn to paint and working into the early afternoon, often outdoors, shaping his warm, almost naïf oil landscapes. more

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Harold Lyon is a master at reproducing the subtle qualities of light and mood on canvas. more

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The voluptuous flowers that Carl Schlademan has been capturing on canvas recently don’t come from anywhere near his Regina studio. more

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For Eltje Degenhart, retirement from teaching in 2001 has not only freed up time to paint but it has also allowed the artist's unique style to develop in a specific direction. more

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Gainsborough Galleries doesn't often take on new artists, says manager Robert Wood. "But when Jamie Morris brought his work in, I said "yes" immediately." more

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