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Community Arts Council Studio Guide

Public Galleries

 

  1. ROLLIN ART CENTRE

3061 – 8th Ave., Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 2K5
Open year round Tues. – Sat. 11 am – 4 pm

The Rollin Art Centre, home to the Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley, is located on the corner of 8th & Argyle Street in the heart of “uptown” Port Alberni.  Welcome to our art gallery, which has a changing display each month. Explore our unique gift shoprepresenting over 75 local artisans. Relax in the tranquil heritage gardens, featuring a gazebo, fountains, sculptures and a Japanese garden.  Enjoy delightful Teas on The Terrace on Thursday afternoons, 1 – 3 pm, during July and August.

250-724-3412
communityarts@shawcable.com
www.alberniarts.com


 

  2. DRAW GALLERY

4529 Melrose St. Port Alberni, B.C. V9Y 1K7
Open Thurs.-Sat. 12-4 pm, May-Dec

Workshop Hours: Open year round - as announced

250-724-2056
astrid@drawgallery.com
www.drawgallery.com

Private Studios - by appointment only

  1. ART ON BEALE

    4543 Beale St., Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 5P7

    Miriam has a bright and inspiring studio two blocks off Johnston Street, the pathway to the West Coast.  Her studio has something for everyone. Enjoy a relaxing browse of her florals, nature, and landscapes in either watercolour or oil. Miriam is happy to demonstrate her techniques upon request.

    250-724-6504

     
  2. BARB'S CREATIVE CLAY/ART, Barb A. Gaetz,
    4086 Shaughnessy St, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 6E5

    250-723-6171

     
  3. BONESKY ART STUDIO
    8591 Bothwell Road, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 9B6

    250-724-1767
    cbonesky@shaw.ca

     
  4. CASCADIA GLASS STUDIO
    5063 Margaret Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 6J1

    At Todd Robinson's working home studio you can view an assortment of contemporary and traditional sand-carved glasswork. Colourful West Coast inspired images are the main theme of his art glass pieces. There are always works in progress for visitors to view. Custom orders are welcome.

    250-723-7586
    cascadiastudio@telus.net

     
  5. DOROTHY JARVIS STUDIO
    4140 Scott Street, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 9B8

    Dorothy is a Tsimshian Artist - especially on Acrylic on Canvas and Cedar Bracelets.

    250-724-3557
    jdjarvis@shaw.ca
    www.dorothyjarvis.com

     
  6. GALE CYR ART STUDIO
    6130 Westporte Blvd., Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8E6

    250-724-4747
    gjcyr@shaw.ca

     
  7. HI FIRE YO POTTERY, Pottery Wheel Thrown and Hand Built
    #42, 5558 Beaver Creek Rd, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8G6

    Yolande Fournier designed her own studio by herself. It has white walls and lots of natural light making it a very bright space. It was built above a greenspace and creek and has a sundeck attached which is very private. The studio contains a potter's wheel, homemade slab roller and extruder, molds, objects used for decorating and a TV and stereo and "lots of pottery".

    250-724-9991
    hifireyo@shaw.ca

     
  8. JOAN ACKERMAN, WEST COAST ARTIST
    5350 Haslam Drive, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7Y8

    Located only a few blocks off of Hwy 4, Joan's home & studio abound with landscape and botanical paintings, mostly done in watercolour, that reflect her love for the beautiful Vancouver Island environment. She offers a wide variety of cards and prints, in addition to her realistic, meticulously painted originals.Commissions accepted.

    djackerman@shaw.ca
    www.nanaimofca.com

     
  9. MAE LEBLANC
    5182 Forrest Road, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7A8

    250-724-5160

     
  10. PAMELA PAINTINGS, Pam Turner - Mixed Water Media
    9521 Faber Road, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 9C5

    250-724-4386
    pamturner1@shaw.ca
    www.myartclub.com

     
  11. THE CURLEW WORKSHOP - Wood Carvings of Shorebirds
    5014 South Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1G4

    Enjoy shorebird decoys hand carved by David Parks in the tradition of the early East Coast carvers, 1820-1918. Long-billed curlews are David's favourite bird, having grown up with them in his native Ireland. These decoys are highly imaginative works of art and represent a by-gone era. Custom orders are welcome!

    250-724-1568

     
  12. THE STUDIO ON ATHOL
    4705 Athol Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 3E2

    The Studio on Athol is a printmaking facility with a large etching press and computer set-up. You will see Chris Doman's work, prints and paintings, and see how his imagery evolves. Chris is interested in pushing the limits of colour, shape and technique, and the Studio is an inspiring creative environment.

    250-736-1010
    info@chrisdoman.com
    www.chrisdoman.com