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Artist of the Month

Every month we feature one member as Artist of the Month. See our current featured artist and all the past features. 

April 1, 2019

TRUDY BROADLEY

 I was fortunate to grow up in Hartley, Kent, a small village in the English countryside where adventures were endless!  I spent a lot of time at the stables with the horses and much time sketching them, too.  

Art was my favourite subject i...

March 1, 2019

    ROSINA MARIA SOLYLO 

             

"PAINT WITH YOUR HEART"   -  quote from Dennis Brown really means a lot to me.

Born in Holland, raised and lived in Edmonton until 2005 when Nanaimo became “home”.

Graduated from the photo...

February 6, 2019

     LAVERN  HELEN HILLIER

ASSOCIATE OF VICTORIA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC- PIANO TEACHER – 35 YEARS

Retired – Former member of BC Registered Music Teachers Association

Active Member of FCA – Nanaimo Chapter

Member of Ladysmith Gallery

Member of Nanaimo Group of...

January 22, 2019

DOROTHY SEVCOV

To get to know our members better, we use a list of questions known as the Proust Questionnaire, made famous by French author, Marcel Proust.

1. What is your idea of happiness?     Spending time with family and friends...

December 1, 2018

HAROLD ALLANSON

Shortly before taking early retirement twenty years ago, I enrolled in a one-day-a-week watercolour workshop with the

FCA .... four different instructors, three days each for a period of twelve weeks.

Thirty-five years prior to the FCA workshops I attended...

November 21, 2018

               KIM FURNELL

To get to know our members better, we use a list of questions known as the Proust Questionnaire, made famous by French author, Marcel Proust.

1. What is your idea of happiness?

Mor...

October 1, 2018

SARAH BOILEAU

To get to know our members better, we use a list of questions known as the Proust Questionnaire, made famous by French author, Marcel Proust.

1. What is your idea of happiness?
 

My idea of happiness is pretty simple, the bluepr...

September 17, 2018

RICH WILLIAMS

I have been fortunate during my life to have had the opportunity to paint alongside numerous accomplished artists and to have been mentored by two of them. Painting with others makes one aspire to become a better artist. A mentor once gave me a couple of p...

August 1, 2018

EILEEN WILLIAMSON

I live in paradise and I am renewed daily by the beauty of the natural world around me.

My purpose as an artist is to study and paint the green spaces both wild and preserved as parks and marshes in the urban landscape of our growing communities.

Eileen...

July 1, 2018

HARALD WETKLO

 I was born in Germany and received my education in Germany and Austria. In 1959 I immigrated to Canada and settled in Victoria, BC  where I continued my profession as a Dental Technician.  In 1971 I established  my own Dental Laboratory with a partner and...

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