Tag: British Columbia

Jon Howlett: The Art of Skiing

I  happened to be in ski country  – although not in an area as challenging as Panorama, B.C., where Jon Howlett paints – when I thought of this transplanted British artist’s work.  His hyper-realistic acrylics wonderfully capture the magic of the ski hill, as well as the mountain […]

Murray Kimber: Striking & Bold

I love the striking boldness of British Columbia illustrator Murray Kimber’s sophisticated commercial work. He describes himself as a storyteller at heart who has worked on a diverse range of projects, from postage stamps to a shrink-wrapped transit bus, from advertising to children’s books.

Karla Doell: Snippets of Utopia

Drawing on observations when she travels, Karla Doell merges vegetation, architecture and other objects in shifting, layered imagery. She uses wide array of mediums — acrylic, plaster, charcoal, pastels, encaustic, gel, and photo-based imagery. These works are from an exhibition this summer at Sopa Fine Arts in Kelowna, […]