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Artist of the Month – June 2017

Featured Artist:  Lorri Anne Maley-Bell AKA Lamb Big changes have been occurring down at the shop and one of them is the front window where we are opening up the space to feature an artist each month!  Kicking off this fantastic opportunity is watercolor artist Lorri Anne Maley-Bell.  Lorri is both an incredible artist and […]

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The Tree Guy Brian Boyer

“My name is Brian and I’m homeless, but I can do this with your scrap wire”.  The electrical contractor took one look at Brian’s twisted metal tree and said, “wow! If you can use it to help you get off the street, be my guest, it’s all yours”.   That was a lifetime ago.  Today […]

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Feature Artist Kristin Vignal

Art has a strong bloodline in Kristin’s family.  With a Grandfather whose famous illustrations included Popeye it’s no wonder that Kristin’s love for art started at a young age.   As a girl her Grandfather would playfully share his illustrations with the family; while she did not know then how his art had impacted the world, […]

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Feature Artist and Gemologist Evy Fisher

Evy has been a Prince George artist for many years now. She loves her home that is surrounded with the colours of life. From barnyard and feathered friends to her gardens, Evy has a passion for her surroundings and she sources out these references with her camera. From this love stems her attraction to flowers. You […]

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Steel Tiara Designs for Versatility

From timeless wall silhouettes brandished to shine, to ornate spades, garden and house numbering décor, and even contemporary bed frames the lady of steel, Colleen Louttit, is making her mark in the world of metal art.  Cut from her unique designs and built with versatility in mind, this Prince George local is bringing her Canadian […]

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Featured Artist: Shirley Sauviat

Shirley Sauviat began her art journey as an avid sketcher.  In high school, the art teacher instructed her to never be without a sketch book and pen, and she took to that habit and started drawing wherever she went.   Shirley enjoys creating her art in plein air (painting/sketching in the outdoors) the most because, “you […]

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Featured Artist: Lynda Anderson

Lynda Anderson’s first impressions of the world were the views she saw as a tiny passenger strapped to the side of a pack horse.  The colours and endlessly changing landscapes formed a sense of wonder within her, and the outdoors became a beautiful place of refuge.  At least 4 times a week she still finds […]

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A Family of Artists

Last spring at the Groop Gallery’s “Best Little Damn Art Auction” I bought a beautiful starfish acrylic painting.    The colours were vibrant, it had depth and the seaweed just seemed to drift pleasantly; I wondered about the artist who had created this eye catching piece.   Months later I connected with her and an amazing story […]

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Featured Artist: Laura Chandler

Laura (Laurie) has been a resident of Prince George for over 20 years working as an art educator and artist. Having lived by Lake Superior in Ontario, on the prairies in Manitoba, by the Pacific Ocean and mountains and here in northern British Columbia, she has experienced great geographical diversity in each of these spectacular […]

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Featured Artist: Darwin Paton

People ask why bother climbing remote mountains, why hike into the great expansions of our region where the wild animals live, what for? It’s extremely hard to convey the magnitude of what that is like, but Darwin has found a way. There are moments that beg to be captured and shared.  Darwin finds himself at […]

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