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Event Archive - Cowichan Artisans Spring Studio Tour: Laurel Hibbert, Mary Fox, Cathi Jefferson, Live Edge Design, Ancient Art of Stone, Cam Russell, Karen Trickett, Peggy Brackett, Jo Ludwig, Ken Broadland, Jennifer Lawson, Bonnie Schmaus

Sat. April 14th 2018 - Sat. April 14th 2018 Cowichan Artisans Studios Duncan BC (All Ages)
10am doors at 10am
Experience the passion and creativity of Cowichan Artisans in the unique spaces where they create and perfect their craft. Located on southern Vancouver Island, our studio tour is a wonderful way to explore the rich culture and stunning landscape of the Cowichan Valley.

Visit our Artisans year round, and enter their private worlds where they create honest, authentic and original works. You will discover the special places where our Artisans transform raw materials into original personal creations using the specialized tools and traditional practices of their craft.

2018 Open Studio Tour Weekend April 13, 14 & 15 and on-going throughout the rest of the year. Located at each individual artist's studio. All studios will be open from 10 am to 5 pm for the Special Tour Weekend. Hours as posted in the brochure for the remainder of 2018.

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Mary Fox

Creating beautiful vessels for people to use or contemplate is a thoroughly enjoyable way to spend one’s life. I have been potting since I was 13 and have never grown tired of any aspect of my job. I love to go out to my studio every day full of creative energy to create anew. My focus is on expressing the beauty and strength of pure form. I deli... more info
Articles: Interview with Potter Mary Fox, The Obsessive Artist, Cowichan Valley Today

Cathi Jefferson (Salt fired stoneware)

Cathi Jefferson has been creating salt-fired stoneware for more than forty years. Her studio and gallery are located in the heart of the beautiful Cowichan Valley on southern Vancouver Island near the town of Duncan. Surrounded by parkland and on the Cowichan River, her studio and gallery are open to the public and are a must see if you are in th... more info

Karen Trickett (Fine Furniture, Marquetry and Automotive)

Graduate of Camosun College Fine Furniture Program and self employed since 1991 woodworking and restoration. more info

Jo Ludwig (glass artisan)

glass artisan, studio operator, group representative more info

Ken Broadland "Heartwood Studio" (woodturning)

Studio Hours: Open 10-5 most days, year-round. Please phone or email ahead to ensure we'll be home. Ken is a self-taught woodturner who began his craft as a hobby while working as a Conservation Officer on southern Vancouver Island. Once retired, he began working with wood full-time, salvaging Cowichan Valley trees downed by the wind or felled ... more info

Jennifer Lawson

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Jennifer Lawson is a well known Canadian artist recognized for her beautiful watercolours. For over 25 years, Jennifer has been mixing pure colours with clear water to capture her intimate vision of a world of softened light. See Jennifer's work at the Log House gallery. more info
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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division