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Ragged Rock Madrone

Apr 30, 2020

48″x60″ – 2020 – acrylic on canvas The Island Throughout Howe Sound you can find dozens of small islands; little gems of rock that survived glaciation during the last ice age ending approximately 11,000 years ago. As the glacier moved through the Sound ice flows slowly crushed and carved the rocks, widening and straightening the…

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‘Cape Sunset’

Apr 30, 2020

12″x36″ – 2020 – acrylic on canvas Floating along the south coast of Bowen at sunset. Cape Roger Curtis, land of rocky bluffs and wind-swept trees. In the moments just before dark, as the sun gives its last golden kiss until morning, the sea is suddenly calm. The noise of the birds and power of…

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New Prints Added

Apr 29, 2020

Check out my shop page for three new prints released this April! https://artbydi.ca/shop/

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Video: Orcas in Howe Sound!

Mar 10, 2020

Apologies for the shaky video- a zoom lens and an excited hand are difficult to control! Watch our unforgettable experience seeing Orcas just off the shore on Bowen Island, BC. These Biggs Orcas, identified at T087 and the T124A2s, were en-route from Powell River on March 5th 2020 when they made a brief appearance in…

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Feb 3, 2020

I will have some artwork in exhibitions coming up in February! Check out the event details below: FCA Postcard Competition and Online Exhibition Feb 1st – 29th 2020 *Online-only* My painting “Returning Home” was selected for the exhibition and won Honorable Mention in the competition, making it one of the FCA’s 2020 postcards! Purchase the…

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Di - Mt. Burgess 2020 - 30"x36" - sold

Mt. Burgess

Feb 2, 2020

30″x36″ – 2020 – Acrylic on Canvas A few years ago I was introduced to the remarkable work of Lawren Harris. He was a member of the Canadian ‘Group of Seven’ and an avid painter of the Rocky Mountains. Lawren’s landscape work is almost timeless with its abstract clean lines and pioneering modernism. Someone brought…

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Art By Di - FCA Postcards

FCA 2020 Postcards

Jan 31, 2020

The Federation of Canadian Artists 2020 Postcards have been selected… and ‘Returning Home’ is one of them! A huge thank you to the FCA for awarding my painting an Honorable Mention in the competition and selecting it as one of their 2020 postcards! The postcards are available for purchase at the FCA Gallery on Granville…

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Henderson Point

Nov 10, 2019

2019 – 24″x36″ – acrylic on canvas – sold Located on the north end of Brentwood Bay in Saanich Inlet, Henderson Point is a prominent feature on the landscape. Carved by glaciation between 15,000 and 29,000 years ago during what is known as the Fraser Glaciation, the unique land forms of Henderson Point and the…

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2019 Art Markets

Nov 10, 2019

Upcoming markets for the 2019 holiday season! Come out to one or all of these events in the greater Vancouver area to support local artists with quality handmade goods! I will be there with matted giclees on fine art paper, greeting cards and limited edition giclees on canvas. Independent Artists Market at the Waldorf Thursday…

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‘Herring and Bladderwrack’

Oct 11, 2019

Auction alert!! Tune into my Instagram account @art_by_di to bid on this painting in support of Pacific Wild’s Project GBEAR! The auction will commence Wednesday October 16th at 4:00 pm and run until Friday October 18th 11:59:59 pm PST. 100% of the winning bid will be donated to help Pacific Wild recover herring fisheries in…

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Skeena Salmon Arts Festival

Oct 6, 2019

A celebration of salmon, artwork and ecology in the Skeena watershed The Skeena Salmon Arts Festival ran during the month of August 2019. It brought together over 70 artists to highlight the beauty and importance of salmon in British Columbia with artwork ranging from paintings to carvings, textiles, sculpture, murals, banners and more. Held at…

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Art By Di - 'Summer in the Sound' 2019 - 36"x60" $3800 + tax

‘Summer In The Sound’

Jun 17, 2019

‘Summer In The Sound’ – 2019 – 36”x60” – Acrylic on canvas A calm summers day in Howe Sound: endless blues and dancing sunlight. Layer upon layer of islands covered in rich temperate coastal rainforest. Floating through the Sound you might meet a variety of our local wildlife: sea birds, sea lions, seals, dolphins and…

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