Gallery Gazing 

In Whistler

What: Art Walk

When : Tuesdays, 11 a.m.

Where : Meet in the lobby of the Delta Whistler Resort (at the base of the Village Gondolas) for this free 1 1/2 hour tour. A knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the many galleries in Whistler Village.

What : Mountain Craft Gallery

Where : Village Common, Whistler Village

This gallery features unique contemporary Canadian art. Enjoy new oil paintings by such artists as Downe Burns and Michel Le Roux and glass bead work by Joy Jubenvill.

What : The adele-campbell Fine Art Gallery

Where : Lobby level of the Delta Whistler Resort

This gallery represents may outstanding British Columbia artists, featuring the most comprehensive collection of Whistler landscapes and soapstone sculpture.

What : The Whistler Art Gallery

Where : Lobby level of the Delta Whistler Resort

Featuring fine Canadian and international paintings and exquisite sculpture in jade, marble and bronze.

What : The Whistler Inuit Gallery

Where : In the Westin Resort

A showcase of traditional and contemporary Inuit sculpture and Canadian art.

What : Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery

Where : Alpine Meadows, 4 km north of Whistler Village

Vincent's decorative stoneware is sought out by art collectors, hotels and those wishing to enhance their cuisine. The gallery also features baskets made with cedar bark, bull kelp and tule rush, handcrafted by Vincent's wife Cheryl. Call for appointment and directions, 604-932-6455.

What : Black Tusk Gallery

Where : Village North on Main Street, in the Summit Lodge

Black Tusk specializes in Northwest Coast art by leading traditional artists. Featuring original contemporary art in the form of totem poles, masks, rattles, paddles, bowls, jewelry and limited edition silk screen prints. Introductory lecture every Monday at 2 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

What : Art Junction@Function

Where : Millar Creek Road, Function Junction, 7 km south of Whistler Village

Showcasing works from 13 contemporary B.C. artists. This gallery seems to be ahead of the pack, exhibiting many artists which other businesses are just starting to take note of. Also one of the best galleries to take in the talents of Whistler artists.

What : The Plaza Galleries

Where : Village North, next to the Brewhouse Pub

This contemporary fine art gallery specializes in paintings and sculptures from more than 50 renowned Canadian and international artists. Works by such critically acclaimed artists as Anthony Quinn, Red Skelton, Frederick Hart and more. Also features B.C. stone carvings, masks, totems and jewelry.

What : Northwest Connection Native Art Gallery

Where : Whistler Village, behind La Brasserie Restaurant

Catch a glimpse into the history of the native peoples of the Northwest with this gallery’s collection of art and handmade gold and silver jewelry. Learn more about native culture through books, prints, carvings and masks.

What : Cori Ross Originals and Prints

Where : Cross Designs Studio, Whistler Cay

Come see why local artist Cori Ross is being recognized for her bold and dynamic use of watercolour. Funky Whistler Village scenes, mountain wildflowers and B.C. landscapes. Studio viewing by appointment only. Please call 604-932-3473.

Out of Whistler

What : Brackendale Art Gallery

Where : Six miles north of Squamish, just off Highway 99

This unique setting incorporates a gallery, theatre, teahouse and chapel. Their artists in residence program has been an ongoing exercise since the inception of this collective project. September is Indian Summer 2001, featuring West Coast Native art, including limited edition silk screen prints and carvings.

What : Outpost Gallery

Where : Cleveland Ave., Squamish

Canadiana/Native gallery displaying works from many artists, including Tony Onley, Brian Scott, Andrea Padovani, Michael Tickner and Tia Scott. Specializing in masks, jewelry and carvings.

What : Foyer Gallery

Where : Second Avenue, Squamish

The Foyer Gallery, located in the entry foyer of the Squamish Public Library, presents monthly exhibitions featuring contemporary artists working in two and three dimensional forms. This month, enjoy recycled art and garden sculpture by Charles Cowie and the basketry of Cheryl Massey.

What: Our Glass Works

Where : 9143 Pemberton Portage Road, Birken

Stained glass studio of Judy and Hugh Bourhis features completed windows, lamps and finely crafted giftware. Open daily by appointment. Call 604-452-3273.

 

**pic saved in scans… Constant Creation by Whistler artist, Gavin Livingstone, on display at Art Junction.

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