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  • The Landfill Art Project

    Location: Wilkes-Barr,

    In August of 2008 I started an artist based reclamation project. As..
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  • Crossing the great waters at Gallery Arcturus

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    Crossing the great waters - Traverser les grandes eaux: Photography by Dominique Cruchet and..
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Current notices

  • The Landfill Art Project

    Location: Wilkes-Barr,

    In August of 2008 I started an artist based reclamation project. As..
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  • Crossing the great waters at Gallery Arcturus

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    Crossing the great waters - Traverser les grandes eaux: Photography by Dominique Cruchet and..
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  • Concurrent Streams Exhibition

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    CONCURRENT STREAMS features artworks by several Toronto-based artists whose work reflect current perspectives..
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  • Call for New And Established Painters

    Location: Oakville, Ont

    I am currently looking for new and established painters who are interested in..
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  • Call to all Artists

    Location: Oshawa, Ont

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  • 8 Square Show

    Location: Hamilton, Ont

    337 Sketch Gallery presents an exceptional collection of original art by local and..
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    Location: Edmonton, Alta

    Male model available for serious artists in Edmonton and surrounding area for drawing,..
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  • Free To Be Artisan Show & Sale

    Location: Surrey, BC

    Free admission Paintings, Woodturnings,Pottery, Photography, Weaving, Glassware *Partial proceeds to Kids With Cancer Sunrise Banquet &..
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  • Art workshop in a Meditation Garden June 22, 2014

    Location: Niagara Falls (Fonthill), Ont

    Our beautiful Enlightened Feelings gardens and property is the ideal place to feel..
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  • Kanata 14 WITBC Tradeshow

    Location: Winnipeg, MB, Man

    Attention all Aboriginal artists: Opportunity to showcase and sell your art or merchandise at..
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  • FUSION International Art Exhibition

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    What could be more engaging than a synergy of expression from a global..
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  • Life Model

    Location: Kingston area, Ont

    Male life model available for artists, classes and private groups. Gestures, short..
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  • Canvas Unbound

    Location: Vancouver, BC

    Federation of Canadian Artists juried Show at the Federation Gallery, Cartwright Street, Granville..
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    Location: Venice,

    Venice – With the proclamation of the five overall winners, the 8th edition..
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  • National Art Portfolio

    Location: Bracebridge, Ont

    Ducks Unlimited Canada invites submissions for consideration to our 2015 National Art Portfolio. Each..
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  • Okotoks Art Gallery Call for Exhibit Proposals

    Location: Okotoks, Alta

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES | 2015 Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for the..
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  • A winters exhibit

    Location: Saskatoon, Sask

    Jacqueline Faye Miller- Art show and sale- Hues art supply- Exhibiting April 1 - April..
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  • Impressions | In-Definite Arts Society with Adele Woolsey

    Location: Okotoks, Alta

    In-Definite Arts Society (IDAS) is a creative arts centre in Calgary that champions..
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  • Botanicals | Elaine Funnell

    Location: Okotoks, Alta

    April 25 to June 8 Working from life, Elaine Funnell's watercolour and graphite paintings..
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  • Peter Lee Rhoan Exhibit

    Location: Toronto, Ont

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  • Call for Entry Buzzfest 2014

    Location: Terra Cotta, Ont

    Buzzfest 2014 Call for Artists and Artisans An Outdoor Art, Craft and Gourmet Food Event..
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  • Life model available for artist

    Location: Edmonton, Alta

    Jimi Hendrix model available for artist of Edmonton! Have You ever Experienced Milford..
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  • ARTZscape by the Bay

    Location: Sarnia, Ont

    We’re back AT THE BAY – bigger, better & beautiful! ARTZscape by..
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  • Life model available for artist

    Location: Edmonton, Alta

    Attention Edmonton artist! Milford Kemp, who played the role of Jimi Hendrix on The..
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  • Toronto Art for Peace Exhibition

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    The Canadian Society for Art of Imagination is celebrating it's inaugural exhibition, the..
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  • Michelle Montague: Sanctum, Gallery 1313

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    April 16 – 27, 2014, Wednesday-Sunday, 1-6pm Opening Reception: Thursday April 17th, 7-9pm, Michelle..
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  • Art in the Open

    Location: Brampton, Ont

    Deadline: May 1, 2014. CALL FOR ARTISTS/ARTISANS. The Brampton Arts Council is calling..
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  • VISTA HARMONIC - Renee Zie

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    The Abstractive Allegory. From Anguish to Ecstasy. Soliloquy to Expansion. Somewhere..
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  • Painting on the Edge

    Location: Vancouver, BC

    The 12th Annual Painting on the Edge Exhibition call for entries is open...
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    Location: Toronto, Ont

    From April 2 - 23, 2014 The slow, stately court dance (Sarabande) of the..
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    Location: Orillia, Ont

    Here is a wonderful opportunity to learn or add to your painting in..
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  • First Year Anniversary

    Location: Enderby, BC

    COurtyard Gallery in Enderby celebrates their First Year Anniversary with a spectacular Event...
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  • Reflets de Lachine

    Location: Lachine, Que

    Painting Exhibition to be held at Art Premier,1385 notre Dame Lachine Que.titled 'Reflets..
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  • Art supplies for ART THERAPY

    Location: Hamilton, Ont

    Looking for donations of any type of art supplies (paints, brushes, art tools,..
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  • EXHIBITOR CALL - World Wide Art Los Angeles

    Location: Los Angeles,

    EXHIBITOR CALL! World Wide Art Los Angeles is a Contemporary Fine Art..
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  • Heather Haynes Gallery

    Location: Kingston, Ont

    Come discover the newest works of Canadian artist Heather Haynes and other local..
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  • Christian McLeods new painting at The Al Green Gallery

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    March 20 - April 26, 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday March 20 2014, 6-8pm PARTiCLE COLLiSIONS..
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  • “Desire” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent - Deadline April 30, 2014

    Location: , Ont

    Theme The competition theme is “Desire.” Emotional, physical, imagined desire. Global desire. Intangible desire...
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  • Call for Artists - Originals Art Shoppe

    Location: Toronto, Hamilton, London, Niagara, Ont

    Call for Artists - Painters, Print-makers and Potterers Looking for visual artists to be..
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  • Adult Painting Classes

    Location: Toronto, Ont

    Classes run from Monday March 17 to April 28, from 1 to 4..
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  • Kootenay Gallery of Art, Call for Exhibition Proposals

    Location: Castlegar, BC

    The Kootenay Gallery of Art located in Castlegar, BC is accepting proposals from..
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  • Earls Kitchen + Bar Public Art Integrated Sculpture Competition

    Location: Calgary, Alta

    Earls Kitchen & Bar invites artists or artist teams to submit concept proposals..
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  • Watercolour Painting Workshop

    Location: Bonnyville, Alta

    Aurora Visual Arts Society will be hosting A three day Watercolour Workshop..
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  • Mount Revelstoke Artists' Cabin program

    Location: Revelstoke, BC

    2014 Caribou Artists' Cabin Program July - September 30, 2014 Mount Revelstoke National Park now..
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  • Photography At Shekinah

    Location: Saskatoon, Sask

    A course exploring Nature Photography and the use of Adobe Photoshop. Instructor will..
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    Location: ORILLIA, Ont

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  • James Agrell Smith: A Broader Picture – Drawings, Paintings and Original Prints

    Location: Calgary, Alta

    Lougheed House is excited to be working with the Red Deer Museum +..
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  • 3rd Bi-annual Open Juried Online International Art Competition

    Location: Online Event, Ont

    Four Points Contemporary honors the merit and significance of a life dedicated..
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  • Tony Calzetta: Shadow Blocking

    Location: Barrie, Ont

    March 6 – July 6, 2014 MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario Reception: Thursday, April 3,..
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  • Graphic & Watercolor realist illustrator

    Location: Montréal, Que

    Have an academic training in creating artworks portraying people, animals, nature and architecture,..
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  • 2014 Art Kudos Juried Online Competition

    Location: , is now accepting entries for the 10th annual Art Kudos competition, an..
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  • Pouch Cove Visual Artist Residency Program

    Location: Pouch Cove, Nfld

    This year round visual artist residency offers studio space and lodging to..
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Folk Artists in British Columbia

Canadian folk artists create artwork that is utilitarian, decorative and high quality, including jewelry, woven art, carved figures, recycled metal art, portraits in paint and sculpture as well as unique handmade artifacts of various materials. The regional uniqueness is the essence of the folk artwork and very collectible.



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Folk Art Artists in British Columbia

  • Connie Achterberg

    Sechelt  Variety of Coastal Animal crafts, wooden hand painted animal ornaments, child's handbags, appliqued kitchen towels, hand decorated natural stone coasters, Painted tiles and frames, and more. Gift ideas for all occasions: Mothers day, Christmas, Valentine, birthday, hostess or baby sitter gift, baby..   more...

  • Dumitru Barliga

    Vancouver  Watercolor-Fine Art-Watercolor   more...

  • Kelly Burgess

    Victoria  I'm a Canadian fibre artist living in Victoria, BC. I use fabric to paint pictures that are colourful and uplifting. It pleases me to see people smile when they look at my work.   more...

  • Paul Burke

    Salt Spring Island  A particular curved branch from an apple tree, a gnarled and interesting cedar root, a piece of weathered juniper from a windswept island, all of these might inspire Paul Burke in the creation of a unique folk-art animal sculpture.   more...

  • John H. Burrow

    Salmon Arm  Florals & Folk Art using bold brush strokes in a specific order.   more...

  • Robert W Chapman

    Langley  Wonderful abstract art,water colors, ink pen drawings and acrylics!   more...

  • Violette Clark

    White Rock  Violette is a whimsical inspirational artist residing in White Rock , B.C. Her work has been described as Contemporary folkart with a joyful twist! As well as creating art Violette teaches a variety of workshops in her home dubbed the Magic cottage!   more...

  • James David

    Kelowna  Recycled bicycle/bike art from bike parts and scrap bicycles   more...

  • Jean Delaney

    Qualicum Beach  I am a primitive rug hooking artist, I also consider myself a colorist as this is the first thing people are drawn to with my art. I use mostly recycled wool and draw all of my designs by hand   more...

  • J. Joy DenHartogh

    Delta  Crystal and copper wire energy and meditation tools. OOAK working sculptures for your spiritual path.   more...

  • J.Joy DenHartogh

    Delta  Crystal & Copper Wire Creations for energy healing and karma correction tools   more...

  • Christopher Dobranski

    Tahsis  The site is one made by my fellow artists I work with in the Queen Charlotte Islands. My carvings are a mixture of old and new. I have incorporated what I have learnt from some of the best carvers in the world to achieve my insanity. It is all functional   more...

  • David Finch

    Williams lake  Wooden Rings. Meticulously handcrafted, custom made wood rings, wedding, commitment & promise rings. Socially and environmentally responsible wood rings. Wear the warmth of wood. Touch Wood Rings.   more...

  • Sasha Fitzgerald

    Vancouver  I'm an artist and illustrator living in vancouver who loves to draw and paint. My subjects include fantasy, fairies, celtic mythology, wildlife, animals, trees. I love to illustrate stories, covers, logos... anything!   more...

  • Elena Gregusova

    North Vancouver  Textile artist and fashion designer, using special ancient and contemporary craft techniques, working with silk, wool, fabrics, paper, metals and any kind of recycled material. Creating unique wearable and static art objects and contemporary fashion colle   more...

  • Carol Gupta

    Vancouver  Original, sexy, colorful, fun, modern acrylic paintings & Giclee prints available. Inspired by beauty around me, and images that flood my head before the stillness of meditation ... I enjoy painting in many different styles, but my signature is the ongoing exploration of color.   more...

  • Bud Hnetka

    Thetis Island  Solar pyrographs ,solar carving. My medium is my message   more...

  • Ken Hudson

    Victoria  Performance and Intermedia artist Ken Hudson The Performance + Art alternative theater archive.   more...

  • Monique Hurteau

    Squamish  Monique is Cree, Metis & French artist based in Squamish, BC. Monique has a very strong call to the odd, dark and sometimes disturbing but that doesn’t necessarily always translate to her own work where colour and humour are likely to reside. Heterogeneous tastes combined with her mixed ancestry c..   more...

  • Fekete Ilona

    surrey  Country Folk Art Paintings by Ilona Fekete Ilona Fekete, a Cloverdale artist specializing in original American folk art paintings   more...

  • Linda Juraschka

    Quathiaski Cove  handpainted rocks, trinket boxes, monochrome prints, painted pillows & floor mats   more...

  • Marj Kidd

    Vancouver  I am a professional portrait artist working from live models and photos - painting in oils, sketching in charcoal. I also make cards in water colour and ink, and dolls which may be portraits themselves, set with clocks, etc.   more...

  • Sheila Kripalani

    Surrey  Lord Ganesh came to me in a time of stress and He being the remover of obstacles coaxed me to go ahead with my paintings. As such, my website and a few exhibitions held in Surrey and other locations in India. Mixed media, spirituality, Ganesh, flowers, nature and abstract best describe the content ..   more...

  • Nicci Lanthier

    Surrey  Brushed With Magic is the creative outlet for Canadian Metis artist, Nicci Battilana.   more...

  • Ranka Lazarevic

    Fort Nelson  Canadian artist with European heart and soul.Passionately coloring world and visions..Bold and vibrant paintings of landscapes, abstract, animals, portraits, seascapes, cityscape, folk & sculpted art.   more...

  • Connie MacLaren

    Vancouver  Connie MacLaren is a Vancouver-based watercolour artist who creates unique and finely detailed still life images and contemporary portraits.   more...

  • Maxwell Newhouse

    Cultus Lake  Children's author/illustrator/ folk art   more...

  • Alain Nowak

    Delta  Colorful funky functional folk art created from discarded furniture and house salvage. Discards are given another lease on life. The paint surface is very colorful and crackled to give it that 100 year old look.   more...

  • Angela Possak

    Peachland  Fiber artist Angela Possak offers classes in primitive, fine cut and wide cut. For beginners, intermediate and advanced. Supplies and accommodation available, if required.   more...

  • Tea Preville

    Nelson  Tea Preville lives and works in Nelson BC. In Tea's Studios, she paints portraits, Canadiana, Tea's largest body of work - 'Churches, Temples & Tipis - 50 Km Radius Spiritual Diet' can be viewed here. Tea Preville offers one-on-one instruction in oils. Tea's Studios is open by appointment - www.t..   more...

  • Wayne Prinn

    Deroche  Canadian hand crafted original intarsia by Prinn Designs   more...

  • Scott Richardson

    Williams Lake  Handmade, forged tools and knives. Creating tools and knives with soul.   more...

  • Dawn Joy Ritchie

    Victoria  Whimsical animal and character art for childrens illustration and licensing. Fun, imaginative, colorful art to make you laugh and smile. Art giftware available for retail, wholesale, customization, fundraising.   more...

  • Shylene Schlackl

    Victoria  This is a colorful, fun site full of images from Shylene’s one of a kind works. From the beaches of the West Coast of Vancouver Island to the World Wide Web, Shylene’s one of a kind masterpieces fill this site.   more...

  • Bob Scott

    Vancouver  I work in many different mediums but am known especially for my primitive Halloween Folk Art and innovative Painted Cork Carvings, raw art brut style carvings made from recycled cork and found objects.   more...

  • Peter Shaughnessy

    Tatalyoko Lake  Fine craft sculptures interpreting a wide range of themes. Using small wood boxes as the foundations, Peter creates wood and mixed media sculptures that will surpise, entertain and intrigue the viewer.   more...

  • Clare Singleton

    Ladysmith  BC painter, landscape, marine, portrait, stories documenting small town life   more...

  • Solarbud

    Thetis Island  My work is solar pyrography   more...

  • Macko Thomas

    Victoria  Emerging artist carves recycled steel & rebar into unique one of a kind sculptures that can grace your home or garden, drawing inspiration from the INSECT world. I fuse this with 25+ yrs welding knowledge to carve cool critters for sale contact thru website.   more...

  • Michael Tickner

    Lions Bay  My work is intended to bring joy into the world. My unique style, using bright colours, was started in 1987, only was much more primitive. I have since created a unique style with detail, depth and perspective. Please enjoy my work.   more...

  • Merv Wright

    Prince Rupert  We make one of a kind jewelry items. We also have wood work items, unique candle holders, metal art, wall art, oil paintings, knitting and crocheting, sculptures, bird houses and feeders, and more. We are continually adding new items on our site.   more...

  • Aki Yamamoto

    Williams Lake  Hand carved masks, spoons, bowls and jewellry, prints, watercolours, paintings and custom woodcarving.   more...