The Whistler Art Walking Tour is a great way to experience local galleries and public art pieces. Self-guided brochures are available at MY (Millennium) Place or online at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. The Whistler Farmers Market is also a big part of the local art scene. Check out a broad selection of works by local artists, artisans and photographers every Sunday (until Oct. 11), 11 a.m.-4 p.m., rain or shine.
What: The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery
Where: Whistler Visitors Centre, Village Stroll
Elegant gallery featuring renowned local and Canadian artists. Currently showcasing a new collection of black bear oil paintings by Ken Campbell. Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.com.
What: The Gallery at MY (Millennium) Place
Running throughout the month of October: an exhibition of travel photography from India and Mexico by locals Jolyn Starling and Robin ONeill www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.
What: VISEYE Photo Gallery
Where: BBKs Pub
Photo gallery on the walls of the cozy Blackcomb Benchlands pub next to Chef Bernards Cafe. Current exhibition: Double Take a combination of photography and photo-based computer generated images by Mike Barry and Bruce Rowles held over. www.viseyephotogallery.com.
What:Expressions Art Studio & Gallery
Where:Tyndall Stone Lodge
Studio/gallery/paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky glass, wood, fibre arts and ceramics. Regular in-house artist demonstrations, workshops and classes. Ph: 604-932-2822.
What: West Coast Gallery
Where: Pan Pacific Lodge
New works by long-time exhibitor Maya Eventov. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.
What:Freestyle Framing & Art Gallery
Where: Tapleys Farm
Owner/operator Terry Vincent is now showcasing the gallerys First Nations artworks and wildlife prints from a mobile showroom based in Tapleys Farm. Viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-4077. www.freestyleframingandartgallery.ca.
What: Whistler Village Art Gallery
Where: Westin Resort
An extensive collection of paintings and Inuit sculpture. New works in encaustic (wax and oil paint blend) by Jan Mason Steeves. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.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: Black Tusk Gallery
Where: Whistler Village Resort
Bold works by aboriginal and Northwest Coast artists. New temporary location during renovations to the Whistler Village Resort. www.blacktusk.ca.
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: The Plaza Galleries
Where: Town Plaza, Village North
Paintings and sculptures from more than 50 renowned Canadian and international artists, plus stone carvings, glassworks, masks and jewelry.
What:Snow City Glassworks
Where:Alpha Lake Road, Function Junction
Glass blowing, fusing and etching by resident artist Duane Perrett. Open studio every Thursday, 2-6 p.m. Ph: 604-932-4748. www.snowcityglassworks.com.
What: Mountain Moments Photography
Where: Clocktower, Skiers Square
Photography by long-time local Greg Griffith outputted in archival inks and papers. www.mountainmoments.com
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, Mount Currie
Contemporary aboriginal artwork by Toya Harris, soapstone sculpture by Mike Tyler, organic furniture pieces by Martin Sam and appliqué garments by Karl Harris. 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 long-time 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 artist 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 exhibition: 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: Whistler Weeds oil and watercolour paintings by local artist Sharon Jensen. www.newportgallery.net.
What: Foyer Gallery
Where: Squamish Public Library, 37907 Second Ave.
Currently exhibiting oil pastel drawings by Lori McKay, papier mache art by Ann McCutcheon and jewelry by Susan Remnant. Beginning Oct. 12: photography by Jozsef Tompai and slump/fused glassworks by Debbie Hungle and Michelle Mason. 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.