We hit the Art Trail fairly early and got a LOT in on Day One of the Sunshine Coast Art Crawl 2015. Come along with us and see some of our highlights...
With map in hand, we started with a Parallel 49 coffee at 1902 Tea House in Gibsons.
#88 Tam Harrington & Alanna Wood
Textiles and photo-based artwork by Alanna and paintings and mixed media metal sculptures by Tam. Very exuberant and lively in Tam's charming home studio/gallery. Good luck gals with your possible plans!
Textile artwork by Alanna Wood.
Colourful paintings and crazy metal assemblage sculptures by Tam Harrington, love it!
Delights and tools in Tam's studio....
#91 The Sechelt Longhouse
Native carvers and cedar bark weavers, very interesting and beautiful.
Wow! Fabulous cedar bark hats by Shyanne Watters.
I never knew these shaped hats were woven on a form but here's the wooden form and the wet stripped bark. A master!
In Sechelt, we stopped in and enjoyed the Art of Hair Cutting with barber Bobbie McKevoy, an artists in her own right. Assemblage jewelry and interesting artifacts...
Kevin McKevoy painting.
#95 Darla Van Horne
Nice hammered jewelry and very informative display of her tools and processes. Thank you for sharing, very interesting to see behind the scenes...
#96 Janice Rafael
Mixed media paintings and paper origami, altered books with folding only, no glue.
Plein air painting from Jan Poynter's Paint Out 2015 Event.
#99 Jennifer Goodwin & Carmelo Sartino
Very intriguing paintings of dolls, ceramic sculpture by Jennifer and big fruits, portraits by Carmelo. Welcome to the Coast! They just moved here 3 months ago!
Jennifer's work above, Carmelo's work below.
#90 Charly Mithrush, Heather Johnson & Donna Stewart
Paintings by Charly and Donna and wildlife photography by Heather in a FABULOUS modern home.
#81 Lynda Manson
Paintings of lily ponds, skies and even giant Nebula from outer space, quite wonderful.
#79 Landyn Funk
A very accomplished young painter, self-taught and recently moved back to the Coast where I believe he grew up. I met him in September at PAINT OUT 2015.
#80 Kim and Carol LaFave
A warm welcome and nice paintings by husband and wife.
Paintings by Carol LaFave
Kim LaFave is a painter and a very highly regarded childrens book illustrator.
A very new small gallery and shop selling FABULOUS healthy products made right here on the coast! I was very impressed!
#74 Unwind Knit & Fibres
Recently moved to Roberts Creek from Gibsons, we're all happy to see UNWIND open its doors again. Good luck in your new location in the heart of Roberts Creek.
76 Dean Schutz
In Roberts Creek Elementary School gym, the very impressive artwork of talented Den Schutz who murals delight us up and down the Coast.
#82 Malaspina Artists
We're SO happy to have the Powell River artists come down and join us in Roberts Creek Hall.
Ursula Medley, painter, below
Adam Cramb at work on a portable painting. Colourful!
Amazing fine wood carving sculpture by Conrad Sarzynick.
Fascinating fractal art by Jillian Amatt.
Mischa Brooks-Thoma artworks and healthy body products.
Shaunalee Yates, textile artist.
Jo'Mamma Designs by Alisha Van Belle, below.
Juicy pottery by Dee Light.
April White, paintings and prints.
Anna May Bennett, landscape paintings.
Alfred Muma, watercolour paintings and printmaking, VERY lovely!! Too bad his lovely book was not yet available to buy, I definitely would have bought one. Juicy loose watercolours, very nice.
What a day!!! Out again on Sunday. See you on the Art Crawl!