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Event Archive - Visions Artists Autumn Show & Sale: Brad Prevedoros (Music Performance), Sue Coleman, Charlotte Haggart, Linda Yurgensen, Rosemary Danaher, Roger Jackson, Terry Harrison, Donna Birtwistle, Susan Jean Whyte, Nathalie Mansey, Carolyn McDonald, Joanne Kimm, Karen Bottcher, Brigette Furlonger, Lynn Williams, Bev Robertson - AFCA, Lyndsay Hunley, Anna Milton

Sat. October 19th 2019 - Sat. October 19th 2019 Cobble Hill Hall Cobble Hill BC (All Ages)
Cobble Hill Hall will be transformed into a showcase for 16 Visions Artists
Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20 for their Autumn Show and Sale. 10
a.m. until 4 p.m. both days.

Using display screens for the hung art and tables for jewelry the group
which has been presenting studio tours and gallery shows for more than 20
years will once again show how impressive the art scene is in the Cowichan Valley.
Visions Artists are from Lake Cowichan, Duncan, Cowichan Bay, Cobble Hill,
Shawnigan Lake and Mill Bay.

The music of guitarist Brad Prevedores will be heard both days of the show and
food will be available in the dining area. With art, music, and food all in one place
for two days, it's an art event you shouldn't miss.

Meet the artists: Painters Bev Robertson, Sue Coleman, Roger Jackson, Linda Yurgensen,
Anna Milton, Charlotte Haggart, and Carolyn McDonald; pencil and pastel artist Donna
Birtwistle, photographers Nathalie Mansey and Brigette Furlonger; jewelry designers
Karen Bottcher, Jo Kimm, Lynn Williams, and Susan Whyte, potter Lyndsay Hunley
and glass and clothing painter Terry Harrison.


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Brad Prevedoros

The Canadian guitarist Brad Prevedoros is both a gifted technical player and a passionate interpreter. His unique style melds jazz, Celtic-folk, pop, and classical. more info

Sue Coleman

Sue maintains a studio on the shores of Cowichan Bay, Vancouver Island. Working exclusively in watercolours she paints a variety of subjects from misty west-coast scenes, wildlife, and landscapes, to art that has a strong First Nations influence. For 30 years Sue has actively worked to promote environmental awareness and wildlife conservation throu... more info

Charlotte Haggart

Charlotte works with oils and other media to create images that are expressionistic and semi abstract in a variety of themes. more info

Linda Yurgensen

I am a west coast painter who paints landscapes in oil and acrylic out of my home studio in Cobble Hill. My studio is open to the public by appointment and I am available to take artistic commissions. more info

Rosemary Danaher

Studio Hours: open year-round by appointment. Please phone or email ahead. Rosemary is a painter and accomplished potter who has been an art teacher in the public schools. She sells her work at her home studio and at various art sale events in the Cowichan Valley such as the 2 Bears Tour, Brentwood Art Show, and Visions Art Studio Tour 2007. She... more info

Roger Jackson (Marine themes and landscapes in oil and acrylic)

My painting journey in 1991, taking some continuing ed courses while living and working in Ontario, then a job transfer to Calgary, where I attended some Saturday morning painting lessons by my most influencial guide and mentor, Marija Petricevic, always challenging me. In 1999, at her recommendation, I submitted my application to the Federation of... more info

Terry Harrison (Painted glass, tiles and clothing)

Studio Hours: year-round by appointment, please call ahead. If it is a flower, Terry will paint it onto glass, onto clothing, onto table linens and tiles. Wild flowers, cultivated garden flowers and even weeds in bloom are subjects for her work. Her lifelong love of flowers is evident in the garden she and her husband tend after a 20-year career... more info

Donna Birtwistle "Wistle's Art Studio" (Wildlife Artist)

"Wistle's Art Studio" Donna Birtwistle is a Wildlife Artist using Pastels and Water Colour Pencils and Paints. Her Mill Bay home gives the perfect location for viewing and filming sea birds and life activities near the ocean. She has recently been exploring the fascinating qualities of Pastels.  Her Art is hanging in many private collections... more info

Susan Jean Whyte

Impressions of Trees The texture that inspired Susan Jean Whyte to start her jewelry series "Impressions of Trees" is seen when you leave the roads and venture into the trees. Walking through a forest, it is a saturation of texture. Susan takes impressions from the bark of Vancouver Island's trees. "I choose the trees based on several reasons... more info

Nathalie Mansey

Interested in all aspects of Photography from analog to Digital, Nathalie Mansey is constantly exploring and experimenting with 19th Century processes and older material and techniques such as Silver Gelatine, Hand coloring, Photo encaustic, Pinhole photography, cyanotype, Gum Bichromate, Lumen print and more. Mastering and combining traditional a... more info

Carolyn McDonald (painter)

Carolyn McDonald grew up in a small town in the countryside of Jamaica. As a child she loved to paint and draw, and has always delighted in the vibrant colours, varied textures and rhythms of the tropics. She obtained her B.A in Fine Art and her teaching certificate in Ontario, Canada. On returning to Jamaica to teach and paint, she had several ... more info

Joanne Kimm

Each of Joanne's pieces of silver have been hand designed, cut, carved and polished. This means each piece is unique, no two pieces are ever identical. Joanne only uses sterling silver (925), pure silver, or 14k gold in her work. After Joanne completed the Visual Arts Diploma Program at Camosun College in 2002 she became a member and student of... more info

Karen Bottcher

Although I fell in love with Vancouver Island forty years ago I finally moved here nine years ago. Since Creative Arts at Sheridan College I have taken a variety of courses at Sir Sanford Fleming College, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, John Abbot College, Niagara College and recently a number of glass fusing classes at glass studios both here an... more info

Brigette Furlonger

Hours: open year-round by appointment. Please phone or email ahead. As a photographer and writer, 'a picture is worth a thousand words yet words create new pictures in our mind', Brigette enjoys the juxtaposition of the worlds with which she plays and creates. Brigette Furlonger has enjoyed taking photos for as long as she can remember. Comp... more info

Lynn Williams

Lynn William's studio is nestled in the picturesque surroundings of pastures, trees, and gardens. This is where she gets her inspiration for creating one of a kind pieces. As a new metalsmith artist, she is always seeking out a wide array of classes to further her knowledge and continues to challenge herself along the way. Lynn works with semi-p... more info

Bev Robertson - AFCA (Seascape Landscape, Floral)

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Bev was born and raised in the Cowichan Valley, and finds inspiration in the beauty of our islands lush forest and the spectacular ocean and beaches that surround it. Bev paints light into every painting, capturing a familiar feeling of how the sun glows through a flowers petals or caress a child's cheek or how the sun reflects the light across ... more info

Lyndsay Hunley (Stoneware and porcelain clay)

You will find Lyndsay's pottery studio just outside of town overlooking Somenos Lake. Many of the pots are decorated with a West Coast theme featuring landscapes and fish decoration. Enjoy a large selection of wheelthrown functional pottery suitable for day to day use. more info

Anna Milton

Anna Milton is a graduate of Cardiff College of Art and a widely exhibited artist who has lived in the Cowichan Valley since 2015. She attended the Art Institute at Capilano College for printmaking with Wayne Eastcott. She also trained as an art therapist and worked in that field until she retired. In her earlier life she taught many classes and... 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