Art

Sammie Gillan-Kennedy found out she is expecting baby number three this year. (Courtesy of Sammie Gillan-Kennedy)

GALLERY: British Columbians celebrate triumphs during a trying year

Residents share some positive news from a year dominated by COVID-19

 

Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020

 

Cariboo Art Beat artists Tiffany Jorgensen, left, and Sarah Sigurdson celebrated the installation of the mural they have created for the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Williams Lake recreation complex boasts new ice sports mural

It was created by local artists Tiffany Jorgensen and Sarah Sigurdson

 

Christy and David Richardson have been attending the Williams Lake Farmers Market on Fridays. Christy sells her Rose Lake Pottery at the Williams Lake Farmers Market and upcoming fall sale Saturday at the Cariboo Potter’s Guild. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Nature, beauty of Cariboo inspiration behind Rose Lake Pottery

Christy Richardson has sold her pottery at the Williams Lake Farmers Market for three years

Christy and David Richardson have been attending the Williams Lake Farmers Market on Fridays. Christy sells her Rose Lake Pottery at the Williams Lake Farmers Market and upcoming fall sale Saturday at the Cariboo Potter’s Guild. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Artists have been working on the newest Downtown Williams Lake BIA mural. City council deferred approving the mural two weeks ago citing the need for a mural approval policy, but said Tuesday, Sept. 29 it approved the mural through a poll of council which will be ratified at the next council meeting. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake city council to approve whale mural

Through e-mail poll of council mural was accepted, it will be ratified at a regular meeting

Artists have been working on the newest Downtown Williams Lake BIA mural. City council deferred approving the mural two weeks ago citing the need for a mural approval policy, but said Tuesday, Sept. 29 it approved the mural through a poll of council which will be ratified at the next council meeting. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo
Carver Ryan Villiers puts finishing touches on the lifelike chainsaw carving of John J. Rambo (played by Sylvester Stallone) before it was installed at Hope’s Memorial Park Aug. 14, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Sylvester Stallone gives shout-out to new Rambo chainsaw carving in Hope, B.C.

Sylvester Stallone, the star behind John J. Rambo, “very proud” of newly installed red cedar work

Carver Ryan Villiers puts finishing touches on the lifelike chainsaw carving of John J. Rambo (played by Sylvester Stallone) before it was installed at Hope’s Memorial Park Aug. 14, 2020. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction

Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction

The catalogue also features seven works from Quebec automatiste painter Jean-Paul Riopelle,

Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction
Thousands of dollars in Indigenous art missing after Bella Coola break-in

Thousands of dollars in Indigenous art missing after Bella Coola break-in

Masks, prints and a hand painted canoe are just a few of the missing items

Thousands of dollars in Indigenous art missing after Bella Coola break-in
The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).

Travel to ‘Group of Seven’ art sites using Google Street View, 100 years after first exhibit

Art group’s first formal exhibit was on May 7, 1920, in Toronto

The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).
B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

Decades of collecting spare parts culminated in folk art towering over a country road

B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID
That day I was a life model

That day I was a life model

I tell myself I feel okay about others seeing my naked body

  • Mar 30, 2020
That day I was a life model
The Station House will be closed for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19 concerns. Photo submitted.

Station House Gallery closed due to COVID-19

Staff are looking into offering online art classes during the next few weeks

The Station House will be closed for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19 concerns. Photo submitted.
In Studio with artist Anita McComas

In Studio with artist Anita McComas

Painting nature on the bright side

  • Mar 20, 2020
In Studio with artist Anita McComas
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Nanoose Bay painter lets passion be her guide

  • Mar 13, 2020
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Outdoor locations a studio for his large canvases

  • Feb 26, 2020
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl
Williams Lake Stampede Poster winner Amy Piquette poses with her poster winning artwork and Stampede director Ellis Smith and President Court Smith. (Patrick Davies photo)

Williams Lake Stampede poster contest winner unveiled at dinner, dance and auction

Amy Piquette was named the poster winner of the 94th annual Williams Lake Stampede

Williams Lake Stampede Poster winner Amy Piquette poses with her poster winning artwork and Stampede director Ellis Smith and President Court Smith. (Patrick Davies photo)
Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles

Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles

Exhibition ‘Parked in Victoria’ at Art Centre at Cedar Hill

  • Feb 21, 2020
Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles
In studio with artist Athena Bax

In studio with artist Athena Bax

Making art for a living and for philanthropy

  • Feb 21, 2020
In studio with artist Athena Bax
The unique art world of Steve Chmilar

The unique art world of Steve Chmilar

Painter creates an international market for his artworks

  • Feb 14, 2020
The unique art world of Steve Chmilar