LESLEY FINLAYSON | filter/ed | OCTOBER 3-26, 2019

*exhibition extended to November 2nd. Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present "filter/ed" an exhibition of new paintings by Lesley Finlayson. In the tradition of the Impressionists and the Group of Seven, Lesley Finlayson sketches and paints the landscape en plein air.  Schooled at the Glasgow School of Art, Finlayson experienced the harsh and unforgiving conditions of sketching and painting outdoors and she continues this approach to her work today.  The [...]

2019-10-23T16:06:35-07:00

TRANSITION: landscape to abstraction | SEPTEMBER 13 – 27

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition titled, "transition: landscape to abstract".  The exhibition features a collection of works in a range of mediums with artists  Camrose Ducote ~ Christopher Friesen ~ Mara Korkola ~ Todd Lambeth ~ Randall Steeves Exhibition Dates to September 27, 2019 Selected works

2019-09-14T14:33:06-07:00

A FINE LINE… | July 25 – September 12, 2019

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present "A fine line..." part two of our summer group exhibition with new artists and new work. The exhibition takes a look at the elusive line between realism and abstraction in painting and mixed media work.  "A fine line..." showcases the work of artists from Victoria to Halifax and places in between. Exhibition Dates July 25 - September 12, 2019 [...]

2019-09-13T12:47:12-07:00

MADE IN CANADA | June 8 – July 20, 2019

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition titled "Made in Canada".  Striking in variety and imagination the exhibition focuses on painting and mixed media work featuring artists from Victoria to Halifax and stops in between. This is a rotating exhibition and will also feature guest artists throughout the summer. Check back with us often to see updates of new work and meet the artists:  Sherry Czekus, Christopher Friesen, Megan [...]

2019-07-11T16:32:56-07:00

TREES IN A DREAM | Kyle Scheurmann | May 9 – 30, 2019

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Vancouver artist Kyle Scheurmann. "Trees in a Dream" will be his first solo exhibition with the Gallery. Throughout and beyond his education, Scheurmann’s practice has been contingent on extensive travel, relying on interdisciplinary collaborations, research and close dialogue with the earth’s diverse ecosystems. The result of his investigations are expansive, colourful paintings that highlight the majesty of the environment. Describing his approach [...]

2019-05-22T12:21:51-07:00

GRACE GORDON-COLLINS | the DRESS | APRIL 4-27

ELISSA CRISTALL GALLERY is delighted to present an exhibition by Vancouver artist and architect Grace Gordon-Collins. Grace has long sought out the thematic threads that run through the inner lives of her female subjects and in the past has explored universal issues relative to gender, identity, violence against women and contemporary culture. Her current narrative THE DRESS expands on these themes and looks at the wedding industry, the ubiquity of social media [...]

2019-04-17T17:25:15-07:00

ART ON PAPER | March 2 – 23, 2019

For our ART ON PAPER exhibition we are delighted to feature the work of Bowen Island artist and art therapist, Marty Levenson.  His new series of monoprints titled "Jacquie's Garden" (Jacquie is Levenson's wife and a dedicated gardener) is born out of the abundance of wild and cultivated flora and forest surrounding their island home. Levenson writes, "In these prints, the ink’s sensuality encourages a reverie that allows the viewers’ abstract [...]

2019-03-13T17:36:06-07:00

small PICTURES SHOW | December 1 – January 12, 2019

Bigger is not always better—or so you can see in an exhibition of over 30 intimately scaled paintings, sculptures and photographs. In planning this exhibition we asked - Why artists choose to work at a small-scale, the relationship between size and subject matter, and how the size of a work affects a viewer's reception. All these considerations underlie the small Pictures Show, which features work by a diverse group of contemporary artists. [...]

2019-01-16T17:50:17-08:00

AMANDA REEVES | New Paintings | October 13 – November 3, 2018

We are pleased to present Amanda Reeves’ third solo exhibition with the Elissa Cristall Gallery. In her new series Reeves creates 24″ x 24″ squares which stand alone or hang brilliantly together whether they are placed horizontally or vertically. The rich and tempered colour tones lend each of these new works its own personality. The apparent simplicity of these paintings belies the subtle intricacies of palette and composition. Reeves use of tonal [...]

2018-12-15T15:03:36-08:00

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