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A respected actress in her early forties, Colleen Flynn-Lawson had always aspired to be a painter. Two years ago, with little artistic experience, Flynn-Lawson decided to follow that dream. Read more

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Arthur Vickers spent his early years in the Tsimshian coastal village of Kitkatla on the Northwest Coast of B.C. As a young boy, Vickers fished the B.C. coast with his Heiltsuk family. Read more

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Vancouver artist Robert Arndt has been commissioned by the Vancouver Art Gallery to create a new work for the gallery’s NEXT project space. Read more

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Originally employed as an illustrator for children’s books in Italy, Alessandra Bitelli came to Canada in 1979. Read more

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Cherry Hood's portraits capture the beauty and vulnerability of the male adolescent. Read more

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Tracy Kobus is a BFA graduate from the University of British Columbia who has been showing her work in British Columbia and Alberta galleries for 10 years. Read more

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A trip to Giverny, France, was life-altering for Robert Florian. It was during his visit to Claude Monet's garden that Florian decided to become a landscape painter. Read more

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Linda Brock paints faces, not portraits. It is the mood of her subjects - not their likeness - that interests her. Read more

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Margot Thomson captures "the atmosphere of her landscapes" in work that is informed by her childhood. Read more

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Mark Mullin is quite happy to puzzle himself with perceptual dilemmas. He translates onto canvas those points at which water meets sky, matter meets light, and gas meets matter. Read more

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Stephen Wilde refers to his work as "street photograph" - candid, fleeting, barely noticed moments, often with an undertone of dark humour and usually caught from a refreshingly unexpected angle. Read more

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Keith C. Smith (1924 - 2000) came to his professional painting career late in life, achieving significant success in just over a decade. Read more

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Ron Kingswood, who shows at Canada House Gallery, has been displaying his work across Canada and the United States since 1993. Read more

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Loewan graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master of Fine Arts in 1995. Originally from Hong Kong, the artist has found unique ways to integrate her eastern roots with her western education. Read more

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Lorna Dockstader was born in Edmonton and has devoted herself to painting Alberta. It is a mission that began at the age of 12. Perhaps it was the history of her family that inspired Dockstader. Read more

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Fred McDonald's "Our Spirit World" series, on view at VisionQuest Gallery in Calgary, is composed of four vibrant canvases rich with spiritual symbols, dazzling skies and mystical ghosted imagery. Read more

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Susana Espinoza was born in Valparaiso, Chile, and came to Canada in 1976 after completing a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in graphic design from the Catholic University of Valparaiso. Read 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." Read more

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