Stroll along with the first Whistler Village ArtWalk – 17 traditional and non-traditional host galleries, including cafés, retail outlets and businesses, showcasing more than 20 local artists. Guide brochures available at MY (Millennium) Place, the Whistler Chamber of Commerce Info Centre, Whistler Information & Activity Centre and at participating venues. For more info go to www.whistlerartscouncil.com.
What: VISEYE Photo Gallery
Where: BBK’s Pub
Photo exhibits on the walls of the cozy Blackcomb Benchlands pub next to Chef Bernard’s Cafe. Currently featuring Double Take – photos by Mark Barry and Bruce Rowles. Exhibit opening party Saturday, July 17 from 9 to 11:30 p.m. www.viseyephotogallery.com.
What: Black Tusk Gallery
Where: Main Level, Whistler Village Resort
Bold works by aboriginal and Northwest Coastal artists. The gallery reopens Saturday, July 17 after several months on hiatus due to renovations to the Resort’s lobby level. www.blacktusk.ca.
What:Expressions Art Studio & Gallery
Where:Tyndall Stone Lodge, Whistler Village Stroll
Studio/gallery/paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky glass, wood, fibre arts and ceramics. An ArtWalk venue; jewelry by Caroline Miller and ceramics by Borgi Rayen. Ph: 604-932-2822.
What: The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery
Where: Whistler Visitor’s Centre, Village Stroll
Long time Whistler gallery features an eclectic group of renowned Canadian artists. An ArtWalk venue; woven items by Cheryl Massey. Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.com.
What: The Plaza Galleries
Where: Town Plaza, Village North
Paintings and sculptures from more than 50 renowned Canadian and international artists, plus stone carvings, masks and jewelry.
What: The Gallery at MY (Millennium) Place
Running through the end of July: Windows – photos of a wide range of subjects in window-style frames by Wim Tewinkel. An ArtWalk exhibit. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.
What: Whistler Village Art Gallery
Where: Westin Resort
New expanded location. New works by top, contemporary Canadian realist painters and an extensive collection of Inuit sculpture. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.
What: Art Junction@Function Gallery & Framing Studio
Where: Millar Creek Road, Function Junction
A classy gallery showcasing contemporary B.C. artists. Ph: 604-938-9000. www.artjunction.ca.
What: West Coast Gallery
Where: Pan Pacific Lodge
Paintings and sculptures by top Canadian artists such as Carol Evans, Maya Eventov and Hessam. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.
What: The Gallery at Chateau Whistler
Where:Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort
Contemporary Canadian paintings, ceramics, glass, bronze and stone sculpture and other authentic handcrafted items. www.thegallerychateauwhistler.com.
What:Snow City Glassworks
Where:Alpha Lake Road, Function Junction
Glass blowing, fusing and etching by resident artist Duane Perrett. Open studio every Thursday, 2-7 p.m. or by appointment. Ph: 604-932-4748. www.snowcityglassworks.com.
What: Freestyle Framing & Art Gallery
Where: Tyndall Stone Lodge, Village North
First Nations artworks, wildlife prints. Owner/operator Terry Vincent has been a part of the Whistler art community since 1965. Ph: 604-932-4077.
What: Mountain Moments Photography
Where: Clocktower, Skiers Square
Photography by Greg Griffith outputted in archival inks and papers.
What: Cori Ross Originals and Prints
Where: Cross Designs Studio, Whistler Cay
Funky Whistler snow and summer scenes by resident painter Cori Ross. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-3473.
What: Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery
Where: Alpine Meadows
Massey is renowned for his decorative stoneware, his wife Cheryl for her cedar bark, bull kelp and tule baskets. Ph: 604-932-6455.
Ornamental ceramics by Borgi Rayen. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-2468.
What:Mountain Craft Gallery
Canadian paintings and blown glass, ceramic and mixed media artworks. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-5001.
Out of Whistler
Where: #2008, Hwy 99, just before Mount Currie
Contemporary aboriginal artworks by Toya Harris, soapstone sculpture by Mike Tyler, furniture by Martin Sam and appliqué garments by Karl Harris. Grand opening party Saturday, July 17 beginning at noon with artists in attendance and live acoustic music and food. Ph: 604-894-9460.
What: Our Glass Works
Where: 9143 Pemberton Portage Rd., Birken
Custom design stained glass by Judy and Hugh Bourhis, celebrating 25 years in the local arts community. Studio showroom viewing daily by appointment. Ph: 604-452-3273.
Where:7396 Laurel St., Pemberton
Functional stoneware by longtime local Meg Gallup. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5035.
What:Karen Love Art
Where:1422 Collins Rd., Pemberton
Paintings, prints and silver jewelry by resident aritst Karen Love. Studio viewing daily by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5558.
What: Brackendale Art Gallery
Where: Six miles north of Squamish, on Government Rd., (take Depot Rd. off Hwy 99).
A true original in the heart of Brackendale featuring a gallery, theatre, café and chapel. Current exhibit: Indian Summer – Pacific West Coast Native silkscreen prints and carvings. In the upstairs gallery: Art of the Natural World . Open weekends & statutory holidays. Ph: 604-898-3333. www.brackendaleartgallery.com.
Where:38055 Cleveland Avenue, Squamish
First Nations art, resident in-house works, and regular special guest presentations. Current exhibit: The Road to 2010 – landscape paintings of views along Highway 99 by Barrie Chadwick, presented by the Squamish Music and Art Exchange Society. Ph: 604-892-1080. www.newportgallery.net.
What: Foyer Gallery
Where: Squamish Public Library, 37907 Second Ave.
Current exhibit: photography by Richard Wheater, ceramics by Angela Bailey and beaded jewelry by Gabriella Lavron. Ph: 604-892-3110.
What: Nothing Finer
Where: Cleveland Ave., Squamish
One-of-a-kind works by local and regional artisans. Stoneware, pottery, and sea grass baskets for home and garden.