Art

Thrifters discover a trove of art belonging to late artist Victor Reece in an abandoned storage locker 13 years after his passing. (Photo submitted)

‘So blessed’: TV show finds trove of art belonging to B.C. woman’s late father

The collection was slated for a Richmond garbage dump when “pickers” found it

 

In her backyard studio in Langford, Kimberly Anne Reid sculpts glass into unique jewelry artfully incorporating cremated remains to help people keep the memories of their loved ones close. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

B.C. artist incorporates cremated remains into glass sculpture to keep memories alive

Kimberly Anne Reid is creating one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted glass jewelry in her backyard

 

Pictured are a few of the turtles Kyle Cosford had available at the White Lake Turtle Festival on Saturday, April 15, 2023. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Galaxies in glass: Shuswap glass artist inspired by space and beauty of British Columbia

Kyle Cosford of Cosford Glass finds new fans at White Lake Turtle Fest

 

Maynard Johnny Jr. looks over the Salish Heron, featuring his design, at BC Ferries Fleet Maintenance Unit in Richmond. Johnny is one of 14 artists featured along with legend Bill Reid in the Bright Futures exhibition. (Photo by BC Ferries)

Exhibit asks ‘What would Bill Reid think of Northwest Coast art today?’

25 years after the death of the Haida master artist, a new show highlights what followed in his wake

Maynard Johnny Jr. looks over the Salish Heron, featuring his design, at BC Ferries Fleet Maintenance Unit in Richmond. Johnny is one of 14 artists featured along with legend Bill Reid in the Bright Futures exhibition. (Photo by BC Ferries)
Michaela Gilbert, a young WLFN artist studying fine arts at the University of Victoria, in her studio space with some of her artwork. (Satya Underhill Garcia)

Telus art features Cariboo, Chilcotin First Nations artists

“Opportunities like that, we would not have ever dreamed of before,” said artist Barbara Derrick

Michaela Gilbert, a young WLFN artist studying fine arts at the University of Victoria, in her studio space with some of her artwork. (Satya Underhill Garcia)
January 12, 2023 - Pottery artist Mary Fox in her Ladysmith home studio with some of her creations. Don Denton photo

All fired up

Potter Mary Fox creates a special place for the young ceramic artists of tomorrow

  • Apr 5, 2023
January 12, 2023 - Pottery artist Mary Fox in her Ladysmith home studio with some of her creations. Don Denton photo
Two hundred and fifteen pairs of children’s shoes are placed on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery n Vancouver on Friday, May 28, 2021, as a memorial to children who did not return from residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver asks artist, vigil keepers to end Indigenous children’s shoe memorial

City says art gallery memorial not aligned with spiritual practices of the three area First Nations

Two hundred and fifteen pairs of children’s shoes are placed on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery n Vancouver on Friday, May 28, 2021, as a memorial to children who did not return from residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speak during a press conference in front of Michelangelo's "David statue" after their bilateral summit in Florence, Italy, on Jan. 23, 2015. The head of Florence’s Galleria del’Accademia on Sunday March 26, 2023 invited the parents and students of a Florida charter school to visit and see Michelangelo’s “David,” after the school principal was forced to resign following parental complaints that an image of the nude Renaissance masterpiece was shown to a sixth-grade art class. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

Florida school uproar leads Italy to invite viewing ‘David’

Principal of a Florida school forced to resign after picture of statue shown to 6th-grade art class

FILE - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speak during a press conference in front of Michelangelo's "David statue" after their bilateral summit in Florence, Italy, on Jan. 23, 2015. The head of Florence’s Galleria del’Accademia on Sunday March 26, 2023 invited the parents and students of a Florida charter school to visit and see Michelangelo’s “David,” after the school principal was forced to resign following parental complaints that an image of the nude Renaissance masterpiece was shown to a sixth-grade art class. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
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B.C. woman’s world record-setting spice painting now crumpled in a cardboard box

‘I was prepared for this because I can’t preserve it, but it is a bit disheartening,’ Surrey artist Preethi Vijay says

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Harry Styles accepts the award for best pop vocal album for "Harry's House" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

List of Grammy winners in top categories

Winners Sunday in the top categories at the 65th Grammy Awards: —…

Harry Styles accepts the award for best pop vocal album for "Harry's House" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Kevin Stone and wife Michelle (sitting on dragon) pose for a photo with their 15,000-pound, fire-breathing steel dragon named ‘Drogon’ on Dec. 15, 2022 which took more than two years to complete. Drogon is from the hit HBO TV show Game of Thrones. Stone’s popular sculpture has been seen by people around the world via photos and videos they posted to social media of Drogon in the making. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. metal sculptor’s business soars on wings of 15,000-pound fire-breathing dragon

Kevin Stone’s steel sculpture ‘Drogon’ from popular TV show Game of Thrones ready to head to Utah

Kevin Stone and wife Michelle (sitting on dragon) pose for a photo with their 15,000-pound, fire-breathing steel dragon named ‘Drogon’ on Dec. 15, 2022 which took more than two years to complete. Drogon is from the hit HBO TV show Game of Thrones. Stone’s popular sculpture has been seen by people around the world via photos and videos they posted to social media of Drogon in the making. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Sculpturewalk Night of Fire. Photo: Betsy Kline

VIDEO: Castlegar Sculpturewalk event features fire-breathing dragon

Event to announce this year’s winners was a blazing success

Sculpturewalk Night of Fire. Photo: Betsy Kline
Archer decided on a playful theme for the Boardroom Cafe mural. (Photo by Chris Hammett)

Man behind the murals: Renowned artist covers B.C. town with art

Archer’s career has led him to meet big names such as Snoop Dogg, Black Sabbath, Lenny Kravitz and Cheech and Chong

Archer decided on a playful theme for the Boardroom Cafe mural. (Photo by Chris Hammett)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver police have identified the suspects who threw maple syrup on an Emily Carr painting and glued themselves to the wall on Saturday at the Vancouver Art Gallery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police identify suspects who poured maple syrup on Emily Carr painting

Vancouver Art Gallery says Carr’s “Stumps and Sky” painting suffered no permanent harm

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver police have identified the suspects who threw maple syrup on an Emily Carr painting and glued themselves to the wall on Saturday at the Vancouver Art Gallery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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This day in history: Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public

On November 1, 1512. The breathtaking series of ceiling frescoes were painted…

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Climate protesters of Last Generation after throwing mashed potatoes at the Claude Monet painting “Les Meulesâ” at Potsdam’s Barberini Museum on Sunday Oct. 24, 2022, to protest fossil fuel extraction. (Last Generation via AP)

Climate protesters throw mashed potatoes at Monet painting

Two activists wearing orange high-visibility vests glued themselves to the wall below the painting

Climate protesters of Last Generation after throwing mashed potatoes at the Claude Monet painting “Les Meulesâ” at Potsdam’s Barberini Museum on Sunday Oct. 24, 2022, to protest fossil fuel extraction. (Last Generation via AP)
September 16, 2022 -  Artist Joe Coffey with one of his paintings at the Madrona Gallery.. Don Denton photo

Animal kingdom

The realistically surreal creatures of Joe Coffey

  • Oct 21, 2022
September 16, 2022 -  Artist Joe Coffey with one of his paintings at the Madrona Gallery.. Don Denton photo
Handout photo issued by Just Stop Oil of two protesters who have thrown tinned soup at Vincent Van Gogh’s famous 1888 work Sunflowers at the National Gallery in London, Friday Oct. 14, 2022. The group Just Stop Oil, which wants the British government to halt new oil and gas projects, said activists dumped two cans of Heinz tomato soup over the oil painting on Friday. London’s Metropolitan Police said officers arrested two people on suspicion of criminal damage and aggravated trespass. (Just Stop Oil via AP)

UK climate protesters throw soup on Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’

No discernible damage caused to the glass-covered painting

Handout photo issued by Just Stop Oil of two protesters who have thrown tinned soup at Vincent Van Gogh’s famous 1888 work Sunflowers at the National Gallery in London, Friday Oct. 14, 2022. The group Just Stop Oil, which wants the British government to halt new oil and gas projects, said activists dumped two cans of Heinz tomato soup over the oil painting on Friday. London’s Metropolitan Police said officers arrested two people on suspicion of criminal damage and aggravated trespass. (Just Stop Oil via AP)
Decorating with art. Lia Crowe photography

At home with art

Building a collection and using art to personalize your space

  • Oct 5, 2022
Decorating with art. Lia Crowe photography
The Witness Blanket residential schools art exhibit is now available on a newly launched interactive website. (witnessblanket.ca)

B.C. artist’s Witness Blanket for National Truth and Reconciliation now accessible to all

Created by Carey Newman, the art installation had previously only been viewable in person

The Witness Blanket residential schools art exhibit is now available on a newly launched interactive website. (witnessblanket.ca)