Art

Artist David Wilson Sookinakin. Photography by Lia Crowe

In Studio with artist David Wilson Sookinakin

Colourful modern interpretations of pictographs

  • Sep 15, 2021

 

Joel Libin’s pieces are currently on display at Langley Centennial Museum through the foyer art program. (Langley Centennial Museum/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley artists offered platform to exhibit works

A space in the foyer of Langley Centennial Museum used to showcase creative works by local artists

 

Adhering to COVID safety protocols, a team of Western Canadian artists are coming together in Langley mid-September for a three-day art exhibition that will benefit Langley hospice. (West Fine Art Show/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Artists come together again to benefit Langley hospice

West Fine Art Show’s September edition is back at Glass House Estate Winery in Aldergrove mid-month

 

Laara Cerman spend a few months creating the new glockenspiel art sculpture that’s being unveiled in Langley City Park. (Langley City/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Celebrating new art piece at City Park Tuesday afternoon

It’s a piece of artwork with musical powers that’s been erected near the Al Anderson Pool

Laara Cerman spend a few months creating the new glockenspiel art sculpture that’s being unveiled in Langley City Park. (Langley City/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Artist Tanya Bub sits along the Dallas waterfront with her sculpture of a man called ' Arthur Heart' and one of a small dog. Don Denton photograph

Artist Tanya Bub creates fantastical driftwood creatures

Whimsical creations from Vancouver Island beaches

  • Aug 20, 2021
Artist Tanya Bub sits along the Dallas waterfront with her sculpture of a man called ' Arthur Heart' and one of a small dog. Don Denton photograph
A crocheted jersey is shown in this undated handout photo. Newfoundland artist Lucas Morneau spent much of the COVID-19 pandemic crocheting and rug-hooking jerseys for the 14 teams — like the St. John’s Sissies and the Dildo Dykes — in his make-believe Queer Newfoundland Hockey League. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Lucas Morneau

Artist faces off against homophobia with fantasy Queer Newfoundland Hockey League

Make-believe hockey league makes statement with ‘sissies,’ ‘pansies’ and ‘flamers’

A crocheted jersey is shown in this undated handout photo. Newfoundland artist Lucas Morneau spent much of the COVID-19 pandemic crocheting and rug-hooking jerseys for the 14 teams — like the St. John’s Sissies and the Dildo Dykes — in his make-believe Queer Newfoundland Hockey League. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Lucas Morneau
Carlos Garoz is among the artists who have works in the fundraising auction. (Infinite Expansion Foundation auction)

Langley art auction fundraisers to help at-risk youth

Proceeds will go to the Infinite Expansion Foundation’s art therapy program

Carlos Garoz is among the artists who have works in the fundraising auction. (Infinite Expansion Foundation auction)
A stamp on the backside of the oil canvas indicates the painting’s authenticity. Photo by Erin Haluschak

B.C. doctor may have stumbled upon 5-figure original painting in Value Village

Authentication of $120 purchase needed, but Wijmer oils can sell for between $20,000 to $350,000

A stamp on the backside of the oil canvas indicates the painting’s authenticity. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Carpenter for 25 years, Rachel Yoder of Nelson uses her career to inspire her art. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Construction worker uses tools to inspire exhibit

A Nelson woman will display her latest works at the Fort Gallery

Carpenter for 25 years, Rachel Yoder of Nelson uses her career to inspire her art. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Artist and UBC art instructor Samuel Roy-Bois with some of his artwork in Kelowna, British Columbia. Photography by Lia Crowe

Artist Samuel Roy-Bois on story and the built environment

Exploring architecture and space with sculpture, installation and sound

  • Jul 28, 2021
Artist and UBC art instructor Samuel Roy-Bois with some of his artwork in Kelowna, British Columbia. Photography by Lia Crowe
Woodworker Wally Martin used lumber from the former Alder Inn to craft a mural that honours the buildings history. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/The Star)

Woodworker honours Alder Inn with mural made from reclaimed lumber

Wally Martin and Jackie Knauer unveiled artwork that pays tribute to hotel’s heyday

Woodworker Wally Martin used lumber from the former Alder Inn to craft a mural that honours the buildings history. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/The Star)
A mural containing the phrase ‘make Abbotsford great again’ was created without the approval of the Downtown Abbotsford Business Association. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

‘Make Abbotsford great again’ – artist includes phrase on mural without approval

Abbotsford Downtown Business Association allows unapproved mural to take shape downtown

A mural containing the phrase ‘make Abbotsford great again’ was created without the approval of the Downtown Abbotsford Business Association. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A mural containing the phrase ‘make Abbotsford great again’ was created without the approval of the Downtown Abbotsford Business Association. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

‘Make Abbotsford great again’: Downtown mural used unapproved content

‘Make Abbotsford great again’ slogan included on Bob Bos mural was not approved by ADBA

A mural containing the phrase ‘make Abbotsford great again’ was created without the approval of the Downtown Abbotsford Business Association. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sculptor Russell Papp stands in his backyard in the doorway to his artist studio. Don Denton photograph

Master of the creative

Sculptor and designer Russell Papp

  • Jul 19, 2021
Sculptor Russell Papp stands in his backyard in the doorway to his artist studio. Don Denton photograph
The enigmatic smile of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa

Timeless wonder: Leonardo da Vinci’s genius comes to life after 500 years

The Da Vinci Experience comes to Tsawassen Mills

  • Jul 12, 2021
The enigmatic smile of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa
Kerington Franklin, a 12-year-old student at Betty Gilbert Middle School, made a three-headed dragon out of pipe-cleaners. (Special to The Star)

12-year-old Aldergrove artist crafts three-headed dragon out of pipe-cleaners

Kerington Franklin is inspired by terrifying creatures and can spend a whole month on one project

Kerington Franklin, a 12-year-old student at Betty Gilbert Middle School, made a three-headed dragon out of pipe-cleaners. (Special to The Star)
Khim Hipol’s digital photo taken in 2019 – pre-COVID – is one of the images on exhibit at Fort Gallery. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Art show turns spotlight on changes at home

Fort Gallery launches its annual juried show July 8 with 20 artists participating

Khim Hipol’s digital photo taken in 2019 – pre-COVID – is one of the images on exhibit at Fort Gallery. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Painting of a Chickadee is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s online artist choice exhibition. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group picks their favourites

Artist’s choice gallery is online now until July 31 with works up for sale

Painting of a Chickadee is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s online artist choice exhibition. (Special to The Star)
Lily Garden, a Melissa Clark painting. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley artists hosts outdoor show and sale

Melissa Clark’s front garden will be transformed into an art exhibit this weekend

Lily Garden, a Melissa Clark painting. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Emily Carr’s 1939 forest scene, “Tossed by the Wind,” is shown in this handout image. A mature-period canvas by Emily Carr fetched more than $3 million at a Toronto auction, making it one of the most valuable works by the artist to come to market. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Heffel Fine Art Auction House-Ward Bastian *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Emily Carr canvas fetches $3 million at auction, some major works go unsold

‘Tossed by the Wind’ hammered down for $3.1 million — roughly twice its pre-sale estimate

Emily Carr’s 1939 forest scene, “Tossed by the Wind,” is shown in this handout image. A mature-period canvas by Emily Carr fetched more than $3 million at a Toronto auction, making it one of the most valuable works by the artist to come to market. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Heffel Fine Art Auction House-Ward Bastian *MANDATORY CREDIT*