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Gabriola Studio Tour - Preview Gallery of Artwork by Gabriola Artists October 2021

Visit Tour Central during the Thanksgiving Studio Tour

October 6th - 10th

Join us at Tour Central to view work by artists participating in the Thanksgiving Studio Tour. Volunteers will be available to tell you about the Tour and help with directions around the island.

This year Tour Central is located above Nova Arts and Craft Boutique in the Folklife Village. 

Address: 575 North Road, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X5

We are also thrilled to announce the raffle this year will be a painting by Gabriola artist Tony Grove. Learn more.

Studios

Click on any studio to meet the artist and see contact information. Numbered studios (1-56) are participating the Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Please note the following changes: 

Studio #37 ReLove Local will only be open Saturday.

These studios are closed:

  • #4 The Funky Bowler
  • #22 The Orange Chicken Art Studio
  • #51 Seraphina Studio

 

Caroline James mixed media painting Gabriola Island artist

#01 Caroline James Fine Art Studio

Caroline James • Caroline's studio has a mystery about it. Her mixed media paintings tell the stories of our lives. There are many smaller affordable treasures for everyone. More about this artist>>

1490 Hess Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Ode Howard metal sculpture feathers

#02 Ode's Alchemy Shop

Ode Howard • Creative, colourful, custom metal work, bent steel and plasma cut, garden art, table top art, home decor, jewellery, sculptural pieces. Wide price range. More about this artist >>

1790 Seymour Road, Gabriola Island

 

Custom glass sculpture by Tammy Hudgeon artist Gabriola Island

#02 Tammy Hudgeon Studio

Tammy Hudgeon • Give yourself the gift of colour, light and transformation by visiting this accomplished, working studio. Experience wildly imaginative mixed media paintings and vibrantly coloured, spirit in-fused glass art and sculptures. More about this artist>>

1790 Seymour Road, Gabriola Island

 

#03 Silver Bee Studio - Brendalee Astells

Brendalee Astells • Reflecting you nature: Gabriola's natural beauty celebrated in uniquely elegant silver jewellery and mixed media. More about this artist >>

 

1969 Clamshell Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

 

Caroline James mixed media painting Gabriola Island artist

#03 Silver Bee Studio - Maxx Duncalfe

Maxx Duncalfe • Live edge Ocean/River Charcuterie boards. Ocean motif serving trays and cuttings boards. Maxx’s artistic talents span multiple mediums including Resin, Wool and Acrylics. More about this artist >>

 

1969 Clamshell Drive, Gabriola Island

 

Art sculpture stone carved head by Ali Hossein Gabriola Island BC artist

#05 Studio Ali

Ali Hosein • Ali, an established multimedia artist, welcomes you to his outdoor studio of new living art series, garden sculptures, and carved shells. More about this artist >>

1872 Garland Dr, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#06 Susie Gilmour Art Studio

Susie Gilmour • Acrylic and mixed media on canvas and glass. Inspired by the glorious nature all around on Gabriola. The unexpected just happens and the fun part is just letting the paint speak. More about this artist >>

1745 Lackehaven Dr, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Tony Grove boat painting bold colourful wooden boat art

#07 Tony Grove Studio

Tony Grove • Tony’s art explores classic boats and their shapes with a playful use of light and colour. More about this artist >>

2505 Coho Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#08 Fishhead Studio

Dave and Tammie Hennigar • West Coast inspired folk art, sculpture, and paintings. Reclaimed objects, plaster/paper mache, driftwood, concrete, and mixed media. More about this artist >>

2515 Coho Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Original art print by André Lessard

#09 Thompson Reach

André Lessard • Exciting new work in ink and gouache on paper. More about this artist >>

2095 Thompson Rd, Gabriola Island

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

Anita Jackel Leather bags and purses custom handmade on Gabriola Island

#10 Anita Jackel Leather Design

Anita Jackel • Colourful, unique and versatile soft Leather Bags and Purses made with Love, that add beauty to your life's adventures. More about this artist >>

2680 Islands View Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Maria Tratt fine art print engraving

#11 Crow's Feet

Maria Tratt • Using a process I developed to combine printmaking, painting and drawing, my figurative work is informed by themes of home, heritage and connection in loosely composed visual stories. More about this artist >>

1985 Thompson Rd, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Diana Bonder gabriola island artist whimsical paintings

#12 Dianna Bonder Studios

Dianna Bonder • Dianna Bonder is an Award-winning Children's Illustrator/Sculptor. Dianna's imagination is a Carnival of the Weird....a road-side attraction that can't be missed! More about this artist >>

1488 Peterson Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#13 Karen Curry Studio

Karen Curry • Contemplative, dynamic paintings consider aspects of shorelines and movements of water. These paintings on panel and paper range in size from monumental to small narrative studies. More about this artist >>

2895 South Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#14 Alice Rich Studio & Gallery

Alice Rich • Alice's semi-abstract paintings explore a sense of place and at times the addition of hard edged forms intersect the organic landscape, leaving us to question.More about this artist >>

1875 Stalker Rd, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Patricia Rokosh pottery birdfeeders vase Gabriola Island potter

#15 Timber Haus Studio

Patricia Rokosh • Bold colours, strong lines, delicate balance. Creatively integrating West Coast reflection into functional ceramic art. Pat weaves whimsy into tactile, practical pottery. Always new forms to discover.More about this artist >>

3155 Coast Rd, Gabriola Island

Corinne Flaws painter and photographer Gabriola Island, BC, Canada

#16 Flaws in Art

Corinne Flaws • Brilliant images of landscapes and wildlife of our gorgeous island and beyond in a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, alcohol ink, watercolour and photography.More about this artist >>

3290 South Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

woman's face outsider art drawing by Nerissa Layton artist Gabriola Island

#16 Layton Art

Nerissa Layton • Inviting you to explore this Outsider artist's mixed media paintings that often elicit a visceral response and double take. Designer of conversational piece jewelry. Inviting you to explore this Outsider artist's mixed media paintings that often elicit a visceral response and double take. Designer of conversational piece jewelry.More about this artist >>

Guest artist at 3290 South Road, Gabriola Island

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

Veritas Silver Jewellery necklace by Gabriola island Jewler Yvonne Noyon

#17 Veritas Silver Designs

Yvonne Noyon • Individually handcrafted, sterling silver jewellery with gold highlights. Original pieces with unique designs inspired by the natural beauty of the West Coast. More about this artist >>

1275 Hamlet Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Sandra Civitarese original ceramic rhinoceros sculpture artwork

#18 Pigasus Art Studio

Sandra Civitarese • Ad Astra Per Alas Porci - To the heavens on the wings of a pig! Come and experience whimsical, thought provoking, colourful sculptures, pottery and paintings. More about this artist >>

1420 Wild Rose Dr, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#19 Dear Wonderful Studio

Shelley Twist • Original works of art inspired by the endless beauty and strength that is found in nature. Mixed media paintings, art prints, cards and handmade jewellery. More about this artist >>

1400 Wild Rose Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Mindy Joseph original painting colorful abstract art

#20 Mindy Joseph

Mindy Joseph • Painterly impressions from travelling the globe transformed into beautiful evocative abstract creations filled with joie de vivre. More about this artist >>

1514 Wild Cherry Terrace, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#21 Starchild Creations Studio

Olena Gill • Mandala and Eclectic Visual Artist. Acrylic canvas, stones, jewellery, functional kitchen items. More about this artist >>

1320 North Rd, Gabriola Island

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

Singer Sewing Machine original painting by Leslie Burkhard Gabriola Island painter

#23 Leslie's Studio/Gallery

Leslie Burkhart • Leslie Burkhart paints the fine madness in everyday objects, and commissioned paintings that illustrate the ideas, events and stories in the lives of families. More about this artist >>

1235 N Rd, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

woman diving original artwork by Sheila Norgate Gabriola Island artist and feminist

#24 Sheila Norgate

Sheila Norgate • Stop by to sample some of Sheila Norgate's eclectic, grass-fed, art. Always free-range, always original.More about this artist >>

1156 Suzanne Avenue, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#25 Whalebonewater

Cindy-Sue Rabinovitch • Cindy-Sue is an artist, teacher and Integrative Chakra Therapy® Practitioner. Cindy-Sue infuses her art with subtle energy medicine honouring her deep felt knowing and understanding of what others need to experience. More about this artist >>

1436 Broadview Road, Gabriola Island

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours Only

Jonathan Hoskins Painting

#26 Hoskins Arts

Jonathan Hoskins • Paintings, Monoprints and Multi-media. Abstract and figurative concepts inspired by the natural shapes, lights and colors of the Northwest. More about this artist >>

1410 Moby Dick's Way, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Leaha Argue Painter and Mixed Media, Alcohol Ink Gabriola Island

#27 Hidden Gem Artz

Leaha Argue • Intuitive, abstract acrylic art, colorful & uplifting alcohol ink art, fun rock painting and driftwood creations. More about this artist >>

1436 Broadview Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#28 Heartcore Touch

Gary Dillon • Oil and acrylic paintings with color, magical image, stories to tell, and the spirit-work of our times – thought-provoking and Real. More about this artist >>

730 Captain Ahabs Terrace, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Wood carved bowl with engraved bird image handcarved

#29 Marchlight

Mark Huisman & Claire Muir • Hand-turned, salvaged wood vessels with wood-burned drawings, art prints, small sculptures, and greeting cards surrounded by our beautiful Marchlight Garden. More about this artist >>

1490 Moby Dick's Way, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Wendy Stock Jewelry Maker Gabriola

#30 Thistle

Wendy Stok • Sterling silver and bronze jewellery using traditional silversmithing techniques and tools, combined with a contemporary aesthetic. Eclectic, mixed metal objects. More about this artist >>

799 Alder Way, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#31 Whalebone Studio

Pam Tempelmayr • Evocative watercolour paintings that tell the story of the Pacific Northwest through fish and whale tales by an internationally-known artist. More about this artist >>

1616 Whalebone Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#32 Stone Raven

David Aris • David Aris: paintings and stone sculptures portraying a variety of subjects including ravens, seascapes, landscapes and animal portraits. More about this artist >>

1616 Queequeg Turnabout, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#33 Red Door Studio

Ezra Miller • Eyan Myers is now Ezra Miller. Her work is a vibrant experiment in attempting to capture the divine. Also, pretty birds, trees, oceans and stuff. More about this artist >>

1680 Whalebone Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#34 D'Dance Glass

Come and be blown away by the magic of hot glass. At D'dance Glass we craft blown and sculpted glass creations for function, form, fabulosity, and fun. More about the artists >>

1718 Tashtego Crescent, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#35 Earth Fire and Tears Pottery

Howard Houle • Dinnerware and more , several patterns and colours "functional pottery at it's best" hours 8am 4:30pm 7 days a week More about this artist >>

1070 North road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#36 Glassworks & Anvil Art

Jane Ferland • Original unique stained glass. Specializing in Japanese design. Lamps, boxes and sculptures complete my fascination with glass.  More about this artist >>

940 Tansy Road, Gabriola Island

OPEN Year-Round 10:00 am -4:00 pm

#37 ReLove Local / C2C Maker Space

NOTE: THIS STUDIO WILL ONLY BE OPEN SATURDAY from 9:30-4pm

One-of-a-kind, multi-use products handcrafted from local textile waste. Find new-to-you cloths, totes, pet beds, and more. Rethink. Reduce. ReLove Local. Learn more >>

700 Tin Can Alley, Gabriola Island (GIRO)

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#38 The Group of Several – Barbara Hague

Barbara Hague • Acrylic West Coast images shown as a member of the Group of Several. Large and small paintings both representational and abstract in colours subtle to vibrant. More about this artist >>

685 North Road, Gabriola Island (Rollo Centre)

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

#38 The Group of Several – Judith Madsen

Judith Madsen • Colourful, joyful paintings that are often amusing, Judith frequently paints Significant Others - pets and landscapes capturing the light of Gabriola vistas. More about this artist >>

685 North Road, Gabriola Island (Rollo Centre)

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

Boat on the gulf island beach watercolour painting by Gabriola Island artist Melinda Wilde

#39 Our House Art Studio

Melinda Wilde • Fine painting on paper, canvas and ethically gathered found objects. Gabriola inspired (of course!) and produced in wonder and love. Originals, reproductions, cards, calendars, magnets.More about this artist >>

737 Ross Way, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Traditional pottery by Graham Sheehan potter from Gabriola Island, BC

#40 Sunstone Pottery

Graham Sheehan • Graham has been producing high-fired functional domestic stoneware at Sunstone Pottery for 44 years. Ever-evolving forms and glaze palettes inform every piece. More about this artist >>

520 Argyle Lane, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#41 Jayne Patrick Art

Jayne Patrick • Original mixed media on canvas, watercolour paintings and bespoke functional art for home and garden. Jayne draws inspiration from adventures in the west coast wilderness. More about this artist >>

267 Malaspina Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#42 Rob Robinson Studio

Rob Robinson • Wire and metal sculpture, outdoor and garden art, wind sculptures, mobiles, backlit wood veneer lamps, custom lighting design, encaustic photos, linoblock prints, watercolour giclée prints.More about this artist >>

215 Malaspina Dr, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#43 Moonshine Studio

Laura Handford • Simple. Soulful. Handmade. With traditional silversmithing techniques, Laura creates magical pieces in silver and gold, showcasing powerful gems. More about this artist >>

525 Berry Point Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

conceptual narrative sculpture in wood and stone by Fran Usher Gabriola Island artist

#44 Frances Usher Sculptor/Painter

Frances Usher • I internalize this world, then express it in the only language I know...conceptual narrative in sculptural form. If successful, the work will have a voice. More about this artist >>

762 Sea Girt Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#46 Spring Tide Creations

Vicky Bowes • Come fall in love with nature all over again with whimsical watercolour and ink illustrations like storybook dreams.

326 Spruce Avenue, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Ocean Musack wood carving Gabriola Island BC

#47 O Gallery

Ocean Mussack • A sculpture garden surrounds this woodsy seaside studio. Large works and functional pieces for the home – wood carvings marked by simplicity and sensuality. More about this artist >>

811 Canso Rd, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#48 Riverstone Studio

Shawn Riverstone • A refuge of color and line and the wonder of animals. More about this artist >>

230 Seameadow Drive, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#48 Dirty Dragon Studio

Vincent Fe • Original wares inspired by our abundantly natural coast. I enjoy making pots with sculptural elements, things which look interesting no matter which way you hold them. More about this artist >>

Guest artist at 230 Seameadow Drive, Gabriola Island

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

 

Deb chaney mixed media painter abstract artwork

#49 Deb Chaney Contemporary Abstract Artist

Deb Chaney • Large scale 'Drishti Paintings': Abstract mixed media artwork inspired to capture the frequency of well-being, created to support your inner spiritual journey. More about this artist >>

1063 Chapel Place, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#50 Hilary Farmer, Fine Art

Hilary Farmer • Modern impressionist oil paintings explore the natural world’s beauty as well as more whimsical visions. Birds or animals often joyfully animate her work. More about this artist >>

320 Penty Avenue, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#52 Way Out West Studio

Kathy Dennison • Colourful oil and acrylic paintings showcasing florals, trees, skies, seascapes and animals. Originals and prints. Handcrafted woolen wall hangings, accessorized by nature.

500 Dunshire Drive, Gabriola Island

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

#53 Juan's World

Juanita Kristofferson • Juanita creates acrylic paintings, signs for the avant yard, wands and staffs built using found and repurposed materials, and "Bone Bling", unique jewelry using bones from indigenous wildlife.

625 South Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#54 Tyrell Clarke Gallery

Tyrell Clarke • Contemporary paintings. Vibrant colourful canvases. Forests, women, beauty and magic. See the world through new eyes. More about this artist >>

660 Pinewood Rd, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#55 Zaworski Art & Homestead

Jade Krupa • "The Artist for Animals" Visit and take in all the attitude and character of Jade's animals being it from the sky, land, or the seas. Hear her stories on how the "homestead" part of the business lends to the art created in studio. More about this artist >>

667 South Road, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

#56 Rising Stone Studio

Stephen Cole • Unique contemplative sculptures, wall art and paintings with themes of love, connection, and current events. Stone, wood, glass, cements, metal, resin, pigments, and found objects. More about this artist >>

650 Wildwood Crescent, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Linda Read

Handcrafted fine jewellery. Gold, Silver, Gemstones. Watercolour paintings. Florals, landscapes, seascapes, Gabriolascapes! More about this artist >>

149 Norwich Road, Gabriola Island

Bluethner Art Studio

Elsa Bluethner is a representional impressionistic and abstract expressionist painter. She is known for her plein air, figurative and imaginative paintings, as well her whimsical sculptures. More about this artist >>

360 Calderview Place, Gabriola Island

Denise Carson Wilde

Handcrafted fine jewellery. Gold, Silver, Gemstones. Watercolour paintings. Florals, landscapes, seascapes, Gabriolascapes! More about this artist >>

211 Decourcy Dr, Gabriola Island

Gayla Meredith

Blessing Dolls™ (BD) and funky, colourful Dances with Scarves® come to life within a sacred space filled with Solfeggio frequency music. Gayla’s unique Divinely Inspired Creations are infused with blessings and intentions for love, safety, abundance and health.  More about this artist >>

683 Berry Point Rd, Gabriola Island

Seraphina Studio

Seraphina Khepera • Multimedia visionary art in encaustic and acrylic paintings. Seraphina uses the language of symbols and geometry to tap in to hidden worlds through nature and divination. More about this artist >>

350 Stephens Road, Gabriola Island

 

bowler hat felt wool by The Funky Bowler of Gabriola Island

The Funky Bowler

Trevor Gear and Dinah D • A celebration of fine felted hats, vests, dresses and scarves full of color and life. Also featuring printmaking, juggling, music, chickens, and many other surprises. More about this artist >>

1814 Oyster Way, Gabriola Island

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Hours only

The Orange Chicken Art Studio

Gwen Spinks • Richly layered, with evocative abstracted animals and hearts in a wide range of sizes. New this year - art totes from original designs. Contemplative, dynamic paintings consider aspects of shorelines and movements of water. These paintings on panel and paper range in size from monumental to small narrative studies. More about this artist >>

900 Colleen Rd, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

the orange chicken studio

The Orange Chicken Art Studio

Kimm Nightingale & Joke Mensink • Magical, joyful, sculpted birds and creations in pa-ta-ti, ceramics and on canvas. More about this artist >>

900 Colleen Rd, Gabriola Island

Year-Round. Contact for hours.

Yarrow Koontz

Indigo Tails

Yarrow Aiko Koontz • Grower of natural dye plants; works with natural dyes; cyanotype; embroidery; textiles and fibres. She is an upcycler; forager; maker; crafter - artist. More about this artist >>