Press Releases

Newly Released Paintings from The Robert Genn Archive!

July 14, 2020 1 min read

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.
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New Paintings by Peter Wyse

July 04, 2020 1 min read

A flock of new paintings have arrived by Peter Wyse. Uplifting and unapologetically happy these new paintings are just the tonic required for summer!
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New Paintings from Rod Charlesworth in Victoria

July 04, 2020 1 min read

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.
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New Collection of British Columbia Landscapes by Steven Armstrong

July 03, 2020 1 min read

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.
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Alain Bédard - New Collection in Edmonton!

July 03, 2020 1 min read

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!

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The History Behind the West End Gallery

June 24, 2020 1 min read

Take a trip down memory lane with us as we release an article published about the opening of the West End Gallery into the west end of Edmonton in 1975!
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Glen Semple Delivers!

June 23, 2020 1 min read

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!
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David Blackwood - We're releasing etchings from our archives!

June 19, 2020 1 min read

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!
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Welcoming Steve R. Coffey to the West End Gallery!

June 18, 2020 1 min read

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!
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New Oil Paintings by Rod Charlesworth in Victoria!

June 09, 2020 1 min read

Our art gallery in Victoria received new oil paintings by Rod Charlesworth!  Read this article to see what's new from Rod's studio.
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Greta Guzek: Between the Lines

June 02, 2020 2 min read

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.
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Fraser Brinsmead recently completed a commission for a client in Taiwan!

May 21, 2020 1 min read

Fraser has in-depth experience working with clients as well as an incredible work ethic to deliver not only a beautiful painting but a custom art purchasing experience.
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New arrivals by WH Webb!

May 21, 2020 1 min read

“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
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Blu Smith: New Work in the Studio!

May 20, 2020 1 min read

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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New Website!

April 29, 2020 2 min read

The new West End Gallery online experience starts on our home page, see the latest new arrivals and exciting news for both locations as soon as you enter the website.  Learn more about how to purchase art through our new website, FAQ's, and don't forget to subscribe to our mailing list!
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