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Experience the beauty of Canada's plains through the artwork of Steve R. Coffey
Coffey presents his unique perspective of Western Canada's landscape through his vibrant and emotional paintings. From serene horizons to lively skies, each piece captures the essence of the plains, allowing you to see and feel the beauty of nature.
A passionate outdoorsman, Cameron Bird draws inspiration from nature and captures landscapes through plein-air painting. His love of abstraction has come into his work and can be fully appreciated in his larger studio landscape paintings that range from coast to coast.
Have you heard the news? The latest collection of Peter Shostak's work has just arrived! Shostak is renowned for his poignant depictions of Canadian prairie life, especially through the lens of his Ukrainian heritage. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society recognized him as a Fellow, alongside well-known Canadians such as author Margaret Atwood, astronaut Roberta Bondar, Nobel Laureate John Polanyi, Governor General of Canada Mary Simon, and anthropologist Wade Davis. This prestigious award acknowledges his significant contributions to Canadian art and culture. Other notable recipients include Nobel Prize-winner Frederick G. Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin, and artist A. Y. Jackson, a leading member of the renowned Group of Seven.
Shostak has also been recognized with several other awards, including the Taras Shevchenko Medal, named after Ukraine's most famous poet and symbolizing his contribution to the cultural landscape of the Ukrainian community in Canada. In 2003, he was awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, recognizing his substantial contributions to Canada as a whole.
We are excited to showcase our growing collection of breathtaking Canadian artwork. Our skilled artists keep impressing us with their mesmerizing creations, and we encourage you to browse our selection frequently. Don't hesitate to contact us if a specific painting, blown glass sculpture, or other masterpiece catches your eye. With two convenient locations in Edmonton, AB and Victoria, BC, we are eager to connect with you and share the pleasure of admiring beautiful art. We are thrilled to hear from you!
Coffey's latest oeuvre is a vibrant continuation of his exploration of Canada's diverse landscapes. Works such as Breeze, Harvest Dance,andCat Tails (Tales), delve into the artist's intimate relationship with the plains and skies, narrating the untold stories of the land. His immersive style captures more than the essence of each scene; it brings to life the unique story embedded in every brushstroke.
Cairns' new series is a masterful continuation of her exploration into the heart of Canada's coastal landscapes. Pieces such as "Shoreline XI," "Refuge Cove I," "Intertidal II," and "Mansons Lagoon XV" represent a deep dive into the artist's intimate relationship with the sea and shore. Cairns captures the essence of each location's unique story through her distinct, immersive style.
We are so excited to welcome Dana Irving to the opening of her NEW exhibition, "Nature and Nurture". Meet Dana in person in Victoria on Sunday, October 29 from 1-4pm! The exhibition continues to November 9.
West End Gallery respectfully acknowledges the Lekwungen peoples, specifically the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations, on whose traditional lands our Victoria gallery stands. We also acknowledge that our Edmonton gallery is situated on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional gathering place for diverse Indigenous peoples, including the Cree, Blackfoot, Metis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, and Inuit.