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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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'Pacific Madrone II' - Art By Di - 2019 - acrylic on canvas - sold

‘Pacific Madrone II’

Apr 12, 2019

New acrylic painting on Bowen Island, BC ‘Pacific Madrone II’ – 30″x40″ – 2019 – acrylic on canvas I cannot help but be inspired every time I visit the south side of Bowen Island. The dry rocky bluffs, expansive views over Georgia Straight, Salish Sea and Vancouver Island. Sunlight and warm ocean breezes. Dare I…

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Sunny Hill Mural

Mar 21, 2019

  I am super excited and tremendously honored to once again be invited to create a mural for the BC Children’s Hospital – this time for their Sunny Hill location – a facility that focuses on the treatment and rehabilitation of children learning how to live with a condition that affects their development. I am…

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Art By Di - 'Pacific Madrone' 2019 - 36"x36" - sold

‘Pacific Madrone’

Mar 21, 2019

New arbutus tree painting on Bowen Island, BC ‘Pacific Madrone’ 2019 – 36″x36″ – Acrylic on canvas On the south side of Bowen Island, BC, there is a special place. It is hard to describe unless you have been there – the otherwise damp coastal rainforest gives way to dry rocky bluffs carved by the…

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MERS Online Auction

Mar 21, 2019

  This year I will be donating a 18″x24″ Limited Edition Canvas print of ‘Returning Home’ (my painting featuring two orcas cruising the Pasley Islands at sunset) to the Marine Education and Research Society Online Auction/Fundraiser. Visit the Online Auction Webpage to view all the amazing items up for bid! Auction is open March 29…

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'Polly's Cove' - Art By Di - 18"x24" - sold

‘Polly’s Cove’

Mar 19, 2019

  ‘Polly’s Cove’ 2019 – 18″x24″     Tucked away along the road from Halifax is one of the most beautiful hiking trails on the east coast of Canada. Polly’s Cove is a 3 km trail that winds through the coastal barrens of Nova Scotia, traversing glaciated granite rock and emerging at a secluded cove…

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'Porter' 2018 - Art By Di - 24"x24"

‘Porter’

Jan 25, 2019

  ‘Porter’ 2018 – 24″x24″   This was an extra special commission and one that was heavy on my heart. The lovely Lady Porter Marmalade relaxing in Pemberton, BC, watching over Riva ( Riva Mireille Fisher – 1991 -2017 ). Rudbeckia flowers in the fields and Mt. Currie in the background.     ‘Porter’ 2018…

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Arbutus Island Sunset - Art By Di - 2018 - 20"x20"

‘Arbutus Island Sunset’

Dec 28, 2018

  ‘Arbutus Island Sunset‘ – 2018 – 20″x20″ – acrylic on canvas     Located in the Pasley Islands, BC, Arbutus Island is (in my opinion) one of the most perfect little islands in Howe Sound. Tucked away alongside Hermit and protected from the harsh southwestern surf Arbutus is connected to the larger island at…

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