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UPCOMING
EXHIBITIONS

KIMBERLY KIEL – MARK MAKING – SEPTEMBER 19 – 29

OUR COAST – GROUP EXHIBITION, OCTOBER 17 – 27

BI YUAN CHENG – ETHEREAL VISIONS, NOVEMBER 14 – 24

ALL THAT GLITTERS, NOVEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 24

UPCOMING
EXHIBITIONS

KIMBERLY KIEL,
SEPTEMBER 19 – 29

OUR COAST – GROUP EXHIBITION,
OCTOBER 17 – 27

BI YUAN CHENG,
NOVEMBER 14 – 24

ALL THAT GLITTERS,
NOVEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 24

Bi Yuan Cheng: True to the heart

Bi Yuan Cheng: True to the heart

Bi Yuan Cheng is a seeker of the truth. Not truth in facts, but in feeling; not in evidence, but in experience. His pursuit as an artist is to convey the world as he sees it and share its impact with the viewer, to impart the sense of wonder it brings to him. “I...

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Robert Amos: The Vision of The Avenue Gallery

Robert Amos: The Vision of The Avenue Gallery

For 15 years, The Avenue Gallery has been in the midst of Oak Bay Village, attracting passersby with striking art works in its show window. This week, I dropped by for a visit with owner Heather Wheeler to talk about the past, present and future of one of Victoria’s...

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Welcoming Maria Josenhans and New Arrivals

Welcoming Maria Josenhans and New Arrivals

We are honoured to welcome Maria Josenhans to the gallery! Her impressionist seascapes beautifully capture the moodiness of our mist-laden shorelines. Fresh inspirations from our jewellers and painters, as well! Are you on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,...

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Summer Gallery Arrivals

Summer Gallery Arrivals

Bruce Edmundson’s elegant wood sculptures begin as bumps on a log, aka burls, so when he learns I’ve got a felled, super bumpy big leaf maple tree at my place, he’s happy to take a look. He’s brought along his friend Kent Mjolness, and they eagerly circle the massive,...

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An Interview with Steven Stairs

An Interview with Steven Stairs

Summer's bounty has arrived in the forms of paintings, glass, jewellery, ceramics and sculpture... a feast for the eyes! Are you on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest? Be sure to follow us for updates on new arrivals! Included in this Newsletter... Lisa...

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Designer Testimonial

Designer Testimonial

Inspiring thoughts from a recent interview with sculptor Steven Stairs... What is your first memory of creating art? I think of myself more as a Maker, as opposed to an artist. I've been making things as long as I can remember. First it was leatherwork that I sold at...

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Working With Art: The Importance of Art in Your Business

Working With Art: The Importance of Art in Your Business

I have always been impressed with the variety of artwork including paintings, sculpture, glass and ceramics at The Avenue Gallery. To begin the process, they prepare presentations based on our clients' wishes. They often collaborate with their artists on commissions...

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Bring More Art Into Your Life

Bring More Art Into Your Life

As the workplace continues its metamorphosis from perhaps a stark cubicle maze to an engaging and comfortable environment, forward thinking companies are constantly looking for ways to revamp and invigorate their new spaces. Including art in the design of your work...

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