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Winchester Galleries - Oak Bay

For over 35 years Sandra Meigs has created vivid, immersive, and enigmatic paintings that combine complex narratives with comic elements. more

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There has been lots of news recently about about new gallery spaces and moves in Alberta and British Columbia. more

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Victoria painter Sandra Meigs previews a first group of paintings to be shown next fall at the Art Gallery of Ontario. more

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With their expansive energy and expressive brushwork, Vicky Marshall’s paintings are raw and delicious. It’s a style that made her part of the influential "Young Romantics" show in 1985 at the Vancouver Art Gallery... more

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Brian Fisher’s painting, "Visitation," seems to evoke the vortex of a sorcerer’s ball or, perhaps, a sci-fi portal into a faraway galaxy. more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

"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. more

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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. more

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For senior collectors, Elizabeth Levinson suggests Joseph Plaskett merits serious consideration. He’s best known for his figurative and still-life paintings. more

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"Skim-Sim (Gitanyow)"

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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. more

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Patrick Landsley, born in Winnipeg in 1926, is the quintessential modernist. more

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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. more

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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. more

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Today, as he approaches his ninth decade, Plaskett is still exploring his potential as a painter. more

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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. more

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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. more

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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. more

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In his spring exhibition, "Now and Then: Revisiting the Present," Leslie Poole blends still life with figurative painting and glimpses of landscape. more

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