Art

Pete Ryan carving restored to glory

Pete Ryan carving restored to glory

Bright green paint, speckled ‘rocks’ and plenty of sanding for carving outside Hope’s district hall

Pete Ryan carving restored to glory
Google’s digitized version of Frederick Varley’s ‘Church at Yale, BC, 1930’. Varley’s work is one of 150 to 200 Group of Seven works Google plans to digitize.

Google digitizes ‘Church at Yale’ and other works on Group of Seven’s 100th anniversary

May 7 is 100 years to the day the famed school of landscape painters held their first exhibit

Google’s digitized version of Frederick Varley’s ‘Church at Yale, BC, 1930’. Varley’s work is one of 150 to 200 Group of Seven works Google plans to digitize.
The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).

Travel to ‘Group of Seven’ art sites using Google Street View, 100 years after first exhibit

Art group’s first formal exhibit was on May 7, 1920, in Toronto

The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).
Community projects in Boston Bar, Hope get monetary boost

Community projects in Boston Bar, Hope get monetary boost

Art, community and cadets get funding from gaming grants

  • Apr 10, 2020
Community projects in Boston Bar, Hope get monetary boost
Ray Slanzi is the artist behind the 15-foot folk art statue on Elder Road. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

Hope artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

Decades of collecting spare parts culminated in folk art towering over a country road

Ray Slanzi is the artist behind the 15-foot folk art statue on Elder Road. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
The Hope Standard has teamed up with Buy Low Foods, inviting residents to get their creativity going by painting (paper) eggs. File photo

Easter fun: Come colour an egg with us

The Hope Standard and Buy-Low Foods have teamed up for a virtual colouring contest

  • Apr 9, 2020
The Hope Standard has teamed up with Buy Low Foods, inviting residents to get their creativity going by painting (paper) eggs. File photo
That day I was a life model

That day I was a life model

I tell myself I feel okay about others seeing my naked body

  • Mar 30, 2020
That day I was a life model
A kind note to greet health care providers at Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)

Chalk it up to positivity

Sidewalk graffiti lets Ridge Meadows hospital workers know they are appreciated

A kind note to greet health care providers at Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)
In Studio with artist Anita McComas

In Studio with artist Anita McComas

Painting nature on the bright side

  • Mar 20, 2020
In Studio with artist Anita McComas
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Nanoose Bay painter lets passion be her guide

  • Mar 13, 2020
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world
Art work from Art Machine students of all ages is on display at the Hope Art Gallery for the month of March. (Submitted photo)

Retrospective show exhibits works by Art Machine students

Hope Art Gallery hosts works by students of all ages this March

  • Mar 4, 2020
Art work from Art Machine students of all ages is on display at the Hope Art Gallery for the month of March. (Submitted photo)
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Outdoor locations a studio for his large canvases

  • Feb 26, 2020
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl
Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles

Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles

Exhibition ‘Parked in Victoria’ at Art Centre at Cedar Hill

  • Feb 21, 2020
Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles
In studio with artist Athena Bax

In studio with artist Athena Bax

Making art for a living and for philanthropy

  • Feb 21, 2020
In studio with artist Athena Bax
The unique art world of Steve Chmilar

The unique art world of Steve Chmilar

Painter creates an international market for his artworks

  • Feb 14, 2020
The unique art world of Steve Chmilar
Holocaust survivor and Vancouver resident David Schaffer meets American-Israeli graphic artist Miriam Libicki for the first time at Emily Carr University in Vancouver on Jan. 2. Schaffer is one of four Holocaust survivors participating in a University of Victoria-led project to illuminate survivors’ stories with graphic novels. (Courtesy of Mike Morash).

University of Victoria tells stories of Holocaust survivors with graphic novels

International storytelling initiative launched first meetings this winter

Holocaust survivor and Vancouver resident David Schaffer meets American-Israeli graphic artist Miriam Libicki for the first time at Emily Carr University in Vancouver on Jan. 2. Schaffer is one of four Holocaust survivors participating in a University of Victoria-led project to illuminate survivors’ stories with graphic novels. (Courtesy of Mike Morash).
Amanda Shatzko’s Mixed Mediums

Amanda Shatzko’s Mixed Mediums

Artist on art, the circus and politics

  • Jan 20, 2020
Amanda Shatzko’s Mixed Mediums
The panoramas of artist Danny Singer

The panoramas of artist Danny Singer

Photographer creates images of small Prairie towns

  • Jan 8, 2020
The panoramas of artist Danny Singer
The art of Kelly Corbett

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019
The art of Kelly Corbett
Creatively yours: Dianne Kelly

Creatively yours: Dianne Kelly

Paintings are bright, rich and abstract

  • Nov 6, 2019
Creatively yours: Dianne Kelly