Our artists have sprung forward with fresh, artistic visions… enjoy!

Our first exhibition of 2018, Coastal Moods, opens May 3rd. Our artists have drawn inspiration from our coastal environment. Keep your eye on future newsletters for sneak previews!

Pictured at right: Along the Wild Pacific Trail by Lorna Dockstader, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20

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Included in this Newsletter are new works by:

Lorna Dockstader
Lisa Samphire
Patty Ripley
Linda Freedman Katz
Gordon Scott
John Charnetski
Silvia Armeni

 


LORNA DOCKSTADER

 

Landscape painting, Going to the Tea Farm by Lorna Dockstader at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary fine art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada.

Going To The Tea Farm

Acrylic on canvas 20 x 20

$1150

Newly arrived from Lorna Dockstader, these new paintings symbolize a shift in perspective. Mist-laden rainforests hugging the coastal waters, or the peaceful feeling that comes from having a winding road through towering trees all to oneself.

View Lorna’s paintings

 


 

LISA SAMPHIRE

 

Cobalt Tulip Vase by Lisa Samphire at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Victoria BC, Canada

Cobalt Lily Vase

Glass 8 x 8 x 5

$250

Lisa Samphire began her glass blowing career in 1985. Since that time she has produced a diverse body of work, which includes private and public, sculptural and functional pieces.

 

Amber Tulip Vase by Lisa Samphire at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada

Tulip Vase – Amber

Glass 8 x 8.5 x 5

$250

The Tulip Vase was designed with tulips in mind, but most flowers look great in this shape because they fan out naturally. – Lisa Samphire

View Lisa’s glass

 


 

PATTY RIPLEY

 

Abstract painting, Drawn In by Patty Ripely at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary fine art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada.

Drawn In

Acrylic on canvas 24 x 24

$1600

Arriving in the gallery on Saturday, energy abounds in this latest series of fresh, vibrant canvases. Inspired by meanderings in nature, they share Patty’s deep connection with her surroundings.

 

Abstract painting, Voice Of The Tide by Patty Ripley at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary fine art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada.

Voice Of The Tide

Mixed media on canvas 24 x 24

$1600

View Patty’s paintings

 


LINDA FREEDMAN KATZ

 

Halo Shadow Necklace by Linda Freedman Katz at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Victoria BC, Canada

Halo Shadow Necklace

Argentium Silver and Bronze 21.5″ long

$525

Known for her fun, yet casual approach to design, Linda’s organic, wearable collections embody an understated elegance, and a true twist on the unusual.

 

Eclipse Med. Earrings by Linda Freedman Katz at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Victoria BC, Canada

Eclipse Med. Earrings

Argentium Silver and Bronze 1.8 x 0.8

$120

View Linda’s jewellery

 


 

GORDON SCOTT

 

Ocean’s Away

Acrylic on glass 60 x 32

$3400

The warm allure of the tropics is vividly portrayed in Gordon Scott’s stunning glass paintings.

 

Sunset Lounge by Gordon Scottat The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada

Sunset Lounge

Acrylic on glass 60 x 20

$2100

View Gordon’s paintings

 


 

JOHN CHARNETSKI

 

SG Copper Raku Altered Top Vase with Stripes and Wave Design by John Charnetski at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary fine art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada.

SG Copper Raku Altered Top Vase with Stripes and Wave Design

Raku 16.5″ high

$350

In this series, I have returned to more basic raku techniques. This develops a closer relationship between the artist and the kiln. The kiln always wins, allowing for minor imperfections in the object “we” created. – John Charnetski

 

SG Gold Altered Top Vase with Brick Design by John Charnetski at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary fine art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada.

 

SG Gold Altered Top Vase with Brick Design

Raku 9″ high

$150

View John’s raku vessels

 


 

SILVIA ARMENI

 

Fabric collage, The Tourist by Silvia Armeni at The Avenue Gallery, a contemporary fine art gallery in Victoria, BC, Canada.

The Tourist

Fabric collage 9 x 8

$4200

Arriving in the gallery mid-next week, Silvia Armeni uses fabric remnants to work her meticulous magic in her latest fabric masterpiece.

View Silvia’s fabric collages

 


 

Thanks for taking the time to read about the latest arrivals at The Avenue Gallery! Visit us on our website or Facebook!

 

Sincerely,

Heather, Catherine, Kathleen & Barb