Di's News

21 Years of Art

Dec 1, 2016

  A short while ago I was nominated for a 7 day painting challenge by the wonderful and talented artist Janet Esseiva, but with numerous projects on the go I didn’t think I would be able to meet the challenge. Instead I decided to stir it up and share a short journey into my artistic…

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Murals Complete

Oct 19, 2016

It was only in my wildest dreams that I ever thought I would have the opportunity to create art for a children’s hospital. To be able to brighten a space where children and parents living through their darkest hours might hope to have their spirits lifted, however lightly, even for a moment. To be part…

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Fundraiser for Knox

Oct 16, 2016

  A new print available for a great cause! 8″x11″ fine art prints of “Knox” with 100% of sales donated to cover the medical costs for Knox’s rare condition! In 2011 Knox was rescued from a gas station in Wenatchee, Washington state, where he had been hanging around with a broken left front leg. No…

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Making Murals

Aug 20, 2016

Wow it is the latter part of August already, where did the summer go?! I have been busy in the studio working overtime to create not one but two murals for the new BC Children’s Hospital. That’s right- you heard correctly- the BCCH Foundation loved both of my design concepts and it is official that…

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New Print: Bowen Break

Aug 2, 2016

  Now in stock! Available starting this week are 9″ x 12″ prints of “Bowen Break”. Printed on fine art paper and mounted in an 11″ x 14″ acid-free mat, these prints are excellent quality and frame beautifully. More information about Bowen Break: https://artbydi.ca/2016/06/22/bowen-break/ Prints are available online or on Bowen Island at select summer…

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BCCH Mural Selected

Aug 2, 2016

  The results are in! The mural selected for the BC Children’s Hospital Teck Acute Care Center Procedure Room 7.02 East is… BC Alpine!! I drafted two concept designs: the first a 360 degree view of southern BC shoreline with inter-tidal zone, the Straight of Georgia and Howe Sound islands, coastal arbutus and fern forest.…

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Our Sea to Sky

Jul 17, 2016

Coming up this week! I am joyfully looking forward to one of my paintings being part of the Our Sea to Sky exhibit opening this Wednesday July 20th at The BIAC Gallery in Artisan Square on Bowen Island. This show is one of the first co-hosted by the Sea to Sky Arts Councils Alliance, a…

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BC Children’s Hospital Mural

Jul 11, 2016

I am super excited to announce that I am a successful applicant in the BC Children’s Hospital Call for Artists and have been asked to create a 360 degree mural for the new Teck Acute Care Center! The mural will be located in a Procedure Room where children ages 0-17 will benefit from visual distraction…

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“Bowen Break”

Jun 22, 2016

Bowen Break 2016 30″x48″ acrylic on canvas It’s a beautiful day on the west side of Bowen Island. The view of Georgia Straight beckons: skies are clear, a calm breeze strokes the trees and waves ripple on the shore. The smooth pebbles beneath your feet could remind you of Tunstall Bay, Bowen Bay or Crayola…

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New Print!

Jun 14, 2016

  Now in stock The highly anticipated print of ‘Sunset Solitude‘ is now available! It’s a classic west side view: a calm evening scene showcasing islands reflected in the sea and silhouetted against the setting sun. Rippling water and the cool blue colors instantly bring a tranquil vibe to any room. This is the third…

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May News: Prints are in!

May 12, 2016

I wanted to start off with some exciting news! After much anticipation the 8″x10″ prints of ‘Howe Sound’ and ‘Panther Peak’ have arrived. Printed on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag fine art paper and hand mounted in an 11″x14″ double mat they make the perfect gift for someone wishing to bring home a little memory of Bowen…

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Signs of Spring on now!

Apr 19, 2016

I would like to send a special thank you to everyone who attended Bowen Island Arts Council’s ‘Signs of Spring’ show at the Gallery at Artisan Square. The exhibition features wonderful spring-themed paintings by more than 30 local artists. Flora, fauna, sunlight and sunset; if it conjures up feelings of spring chances are you will…

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