We love delivery days! Steven Armstrong has delivered his lates collection to our gallery in Victoria, B.C. yesterday. This fantastic new body of work is titled, "Points of Views: A Selection of Perspectives on Landscapes." The official opening date is November 7, 2020, but don't wait! Preview the show Today!
With great sorrow, we have learned of the passing of W.H. Webb in the early hours of Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Bill is survived by his daughter and five grandchildren. We want to express our condolences to Bill's family, friends, and collectors during this incredibly difficult time.
We are fortunate to welcome the accomplished John Ogilvy to the West End Gallery in Victoria, British Columbia! Four new oil paintings by John are now available to view at our sister gallery located on the corner of Broad and View Street in Victoria, B.C.
Since the lockdown in March of 2020, we have been pivoting our business, trying our best to adapt to a rapidly changing world. We want to thank Kendra Slugoski and Fletcher Kent of Global News Edmonton, shining a light on our gallery and highlighting the issues our business has been trying to overcome for the past seven months.
Artist Peter Shostak returns to the West End Gallery in Victoria for a major solo exhibition of twenty-five new oil paintings. Mr. Shostak takes the viewer back to simpler times in an environment unspoiled by television, smartphones and social media.
A few weeks ago, we entered our new website hosted on Shopify to be reviewed by a prominent SEO (Search Engine Optimization) company, WooRank. We made the cut and Adam and Courtney reviewed our website on a live webinar!
We were honoured to receive Dr. Bonnie Henry at the opening of "Canadian Ionic." Saturday, September 12, 2020! Dr. Henry was one of Elaine Brewer-Whites muses for this exhibition, reflecting on the positive impact these Canadians have had on our country.
An abstract expressionist painter, she favours both her intuition and a colour superposition technique to create paintings filled with positive energy. The music she selects during her creative process is nostalgic and melancholic. Low-frequency music allows her to transform profound emotions into something beautiful and inspiring.
The West End Gallery in Edmonton and Victoria return to regular business hours on August 1, 2020. Please take a minute to read how you can visit our galleries and our strategy to reduce the speed of COVID-19. We look forward to seeing you and thank you for wearing your mask!
Robert Savignac's first exhibition at the West End Gallery in Edmonton opened in September of 1994. At this period in time, websites and online shopping were virtually non-existent, and admirers of Robert's paintings would line up outside our doors, sometimes hours before we opened, to obtain a painting!
West End Gallery Victoria is pleased to welcome Sacha Barrette! Sacha has been delighting collectors in our Edmonton location for over 3 years and we are very excited to bring his work to our Victoria clientele.
West End Gallery is proud to celebrate Annabelle Marquis’ milestone 10thanniversary with the gallery. A truly unique talent, Annabelle’s paintings are sought for collections around the world because of their striking design and commanding vision.
Three new paintings have arrived from internationally acclaimed painter Robert Genn (1936-2014).This recent release from The Robert Genn Archives includes two never before seen plein air studies. Storm in the Kananaskis was painted circa 2010 and Late Light, O'Hara in 2013. Also included is Late Afternoon, Alert Bay, and oil painting from July 22, 1983.
Rod’s sensitivity for capturing the vast Canadian landscape is unparalleled. His work, whether bold landscapes or whimsical images of children at play, is collected worldwide and he is more committed than ever to painting images that have a strong Canadian cultural influence.
Vancouver Island artist Steven Armstrong has just delivered a collection of 11 new paintings fresh from the studio! His first series of new paintings for 2020 includes a variety of sizes and landscapes from around Vancouver Island including: Hornby Island, Maple Bay, Strathcona Park, Port Renfrew and the West Coast.
Alain Bédard has completed a fantastic new collection for our art gallery in Edmonton! With every purchase, we include a complimentary publication of his works titled, "Alain Bédard, Colours of Life." There you will learn more about Alain and his variety of subjects!
Calgary based artist, Glen Semple delivered three new masterpieces to Edmonton today! We were pleasantly surprised when we heard a knock on the door, and Glen had three stunning paintings ready to bring into our art gallery in Edmonton!
Three etchings by David Blackwood are now available for purchase through the West End Gallery. This collection was recently released from our gallery archive and range in date from 1979 to 1990. We have even found an article from the Edmonton Journal featuring the work of David Blackwood at the West End Gallery in 1979!
Steve R. Coffey and his daughter Grace delivered a new collection of oil paintings to the West End Gallery in Edmonton last week. We are happy to announce that Steve is now a member of our gallery in Edmonton and Victoria!
Greta Guzek is celebrating 20 years and her 11th solo exhibition, which runs June 6 - 18, 2020, at West End Gallery in Victoria! Greta’s joyous and whimsical West Coast paintings are familiar both in their stunning beauty and their intimate charm. Utilizing the intricate design and vivid colours, her artwork capture the idyllic qualities that are intrinsic to the serenity of coastal life and nature.
“Viewers in front of my paintings most often remark that the first thing to strike them is the emotional impact of the painting … the second response is to the light in the painting, and, of course my paintings are all about emotion and light. If the viewer has felt the emotion I felt when I painted the piece, then we have clicked.”-Bill Webb
Blu Smith's artwork has always been an experience to behold. Broad, passionate brush strokes, intense reds and blues complimented by hues of soft greens and purple take you on an introspective journey into a landscape or abstract expression of Blu's creation.
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