Gallery Listings 

In Whistler

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. Also, many local cafes, restaurants, bars and retail outlets offer up their walls as display spaces for local visual artists.

Keep your eyes open because you never know where you might spy that essential piece...

 

The Art Room

Painting, pottery, printmaking and darkroom open studio nights for all creative community members. Regular demonstrations by local professionals. Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Whistler Secondary School. $6 drop in fee. Ph: 604-902-1433 or 604-966-8077.

 

Upper Vision Gallery

Currently showcasing ÔCaught On CanvasÕÑ paintings by Jennifer Ingram and Stan Matwychuk and photo-based artworks by Lucia Griggi. BBKÕs Pub, Upper Village. Ph: 604-932-9795.

 

Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery

Massey is renowned for his distinctive stoneware, his wife Cheryl for her cedar bark, bull kelp and tule baskets. Basket workshops in June: tule rush hats, kelp baskets andcedar bags. Call for rates/times. Ph: 604-932-6455.

 

Expressions Art Studio & Gallery

Studio/gallery/paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky glass, wood, fibre arts and ceramics. Regular artist demonstrations and classes. Call 604-932-2822 for rates/times. Tyndall Stone Lodge.

 

The Gallery at MY Millennium Place

On the walls for May: paintings by Toad Hall Studios alumni Sheree Blanch. Upstairs Foyer. Ph: 604-935-8410.

 

Whistler Village Art Gallery

A gorgeous space showcasing bold contemporary paintings, sculptures and mixed-media works. Whistler Village Resort (gallery row). Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.

 

The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery

Renowned Canadian artists in a classic setting. Whistler Village Resort (gallery row). Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.com.

 

Snow City Glassworks

Glass blowing, fusing and etching by resident artist Duane Perrett. Open studio Saturday-Wednesday. Studio time/space available for rent. Alpha Lake Road, Function Junction. Ph: 604-932-4748. www.snowcityglassworks.com.

 

Art Junction

Classy gallery and in-house framing studio showcasing contemporary B.C. artists. 1050 Millar Creek Road., Function Junction. Ph: 604-938-9000. www.artjunction.ca.

 

Mountain Gallery at Chateau Whistler

Contemporary Canadian paintings, ceramics, glass, bronze and stone sculpture and other handcrafted items. Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort. www.mountaingalleries.com.

 

The Path Gallery

Fine native art works and jewelry. In-house custom framing studio. Tyndall Stone Lodge. Ph: 604-932-7570. www.pathgallery.com.

 

The Plaza Galleries

A wide variety of paintings and eclectic sculptures from renowned Canadian and international artists, plus stone carvings, glassworks, masks and jewelry. Town Plaza, Village North. Ph: 604-938-6623.

 

Daily Planet

Contemporary and vintage pieces for home interiors and works by local artists Lyle MacDonald, Lynn Pocklington, Patty Sanudo and Richard Driegers. Whistler Marketplace. Ph: 604-905-4044.

 

West Coast Gallery

A strong lineup of painters including Hessam Abrishami, Maya Eventov, Thomas Arvid, Robert Cook, Henry Asensio and Brent Heighton. Pan Pacific Lodge. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.

 

Cori Ross Originals and Prints

Funky, colourful Whistler snow and summer scenes by resident painter Cori Ross. Studio viewing by appointment. Cross Designs Studio, Whistler Cay. Ph: 604-932-3473.

 

Black Tusk Gallery

Bold works by Northwest Coast aboriginal artists. Whistler Village Resort (lobby level gallery row). Ph: 604-905-5540.   www.blacktusk.ca.

 

Black Ohm Tattoo Gallery

Tattoo studio showcasing works by in-house artists Pepe, Robin Dutcher and Justin Ormiston and others from the Whistler underground. Millar Creek Rd., Function Junction. Ph: 604-938-8878. www.blackohmtattoogallery.com.

 

Freestyle Framing & Art Gallery

First Nations artworks and wildlife prints from a mobile showroom based in TapleyÕs Farm. Viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-4077. www.freestyleframingandartgallery.ca.

 

Mountain Moments Photography

Classic Whistler images by long-time local Greg Griffith. Clocktower, Skiers Square. www.mountainmoments.com

 

Clayfunkionals

Ornamental ceramics and jewelry by Borgi Rayen. Whistler Creekside. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-2468.

 

Mountain Craft Gallery

Canadian paintings and blown glass, ceramic and mixed media artworks. Whistler Creekside. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-5001.

 

Out of Whistler

 

Wild At Art

Art, music and cultural festival in Squamish. Paintings, sculptures, jewelry, furniture, pottery, fibre art, photography and First Nations art works on display. Special art show by students from School District No. 48. Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Chieftain Plaza. www.wildatart.ca.

 

Brackendale Art Gallery

A true original in the heart of Brackendale with a gallery, theatre, cafŽ and chapel. Headquarters for the annual Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival & Count. Ongoing exhibition: ÔArt of the Natural WorldÕÑRobert Bateman prints and leatherworks by Myrna Bach. Open weekends and statutory holidays or by appointment. Six miles north of Squamish, on Government Rd., (Depot Rd. off Hwy 99). Ph: 604-898-3333. www.brackendaleartgallery.com.

 

Newport Gallery

Western and First Nations art. Regular in-house workshops, demonstrations and musical performances. 38055 Cleveland Avenue, Squamish. www.newportgallery.net.

 

Foyer Gallery

ÔItÕs A Frame UpÕ silent auction fundraiser for the gallery featuring picture frames decorated by the local art community. Also showing fibre-art quilts by

Vivian Zuba. Starting Wednesday, May 11: A group show by students from Howe Sound High School   and ceramics by Lynsey Patterson. Squamish Public Library, 37907-2nd Ave. Ph: 604-892-3110.

 

Nothing Finer

One-of-a-kind works by local and regional artisans. Stoneware, pottery, and sea grass baskets for home and garden. Cleveland Ave., Squamish.

 

ToyaÕs Gallery

Contemporary aboriginal artwork by Toya Harris, soapstone sculpture by Mike Tyler, organic furniture pieces by Martin Sam and appliquŽ garments by Karl Harris. #2008, Hwy 99, Mount Currie. Ph: 604-894-9460.

 

Karen Love Art

Paintings, prints and silver jewelry by resident artist Karen Love. 1422 Collins Rd., Pemberton. Studio viewing daily by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5558.

 

Our Glass Works

Custom design stained glass by Judy and Hugh Bourhis, celebrating 25 years in the local arts community. 9143 Pemberton Portage Rd., Birken. Studio showroom daily by appointment. Ph: 604-452-3273.

 

Gallup Pottery

Functional stoneware by long-time Pemberton resident Meg Gallup. 7396 Laurel St., Pemberton. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5035.

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