Leah Rainey | In Low Light

LEAH RAINEY | IN LOW LIGHT Paintings and Works on Paper May 4 – 25, 2024 Exhibition Online "In Low Light", Leah Rainey's new paintings and works on paper, explore combining and reconfiguring earlier work in new [...]

2024-06-03T21:48:33-07:00

MARA KORKOLA | MAR PACIFICO

MARA KORKOLA | MAR PACIFICO JULY 8 - AUGUST 26, 2023 (extended) MAR PACIFICO ∼ peaceful sea In 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, in the employ of Spain, began a journey across the Atlantic Ocean to seek a western route [...]

2024-06-18T15:05:36-07:00

ANDREA TUCKER | All in My Head

ANDREA TUCKER | ALL IN MY HEAD MAY 13 - JUNE 3, 2023 ELISSA CRISTALL GALLERY is pleased to present All in My Head an exhibition of oil paintings by Vancouver artist Andrea Tucker. The Opening Reception with the artist is Friday May 12, 5 – 7 [...]

2023-08-24T16:03:07-07:00

GILLIAN RICHARDS | New Paintings

GILLIAN RICHARDS LANDSCAPE ABSTRACTIONS JANUARY 14 - FEBRUARY 4, 2023 Gillian Richards was the first artist we featured in our Artist Spotlight Series which began in 2020.  We catch up with Gillian in her studio to talk about new developments in her urban landscape paintings. [...]

2024-02-15T16:48:08-08:00

Jose Jimenez | Artist Spotlight

Why does someone become an artist? It's a big question that can yield seemingly inconsequential answers. Sometimes, it all comes down to a chance encounter — stumbling across a comic strip, accidentally walking into a band's practice session or visiting an artist studio for the first time. [...]

2023-06-18T17:35:22-07:00

Rubeena Ratcliffe New Paintings

RUBEENA RATCLIFFE  New Abstract Paintings JUNE 4 - 25, 2022 Rubeena Ratcliffe's new abstract paintings follow a similar approach: a refined use of colour and spiritual aspects, both philosophical and pictorial. The titles are taken from children’s [...]

2023-08-19T15:23:16-07:00

Artist Spotlight | Rubeena Ratcliffe

Why does someone become an artist? It's a big question that can yield seemingly inconsequential answers. Sometimes, it all comes down to a childhood chance encounter — stumbling across a comic strip, attending an art exhibition for the first time or an emergency trip to the hospital. [...]

2024-02-06T15:37:04-08:00

Mara Korkola Small Paintings

MARA KORKOLA:  SMALL PAINTINGS  MARCH 24 - APRIL 16, 2022 Mara Korkola's captivating works compress worlds of information into small intimate oil paintings. The featured sunset paintings are based on photographs taken from hiking trips along the [...]

2023-10-20T15:02:05-07:00

Feature Exhibition Fall 2021

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to announce our feature exhibition in our new art showroom. Striking in variety and imagination these three women artists Lesley Finlayson, Mara Korkola and Shirley Claire Williams paint the vibrant colours and textures of the west coast. Exhibition [...]

2022-03-20T14:16:00-07:00

Artist Spotlight | Mara Korkola

Our interview with Toronto-based painter Mara Korkola took place by telephone and email over the course of two months. Mara Korkola's captivating works compress worlds of information into small intimate oil paintings.  The sunset paintings featured here are based on photographs taken from [...]

2024-02-06T15:38:46-08:00

MATERIAL ELEMENTS | NOV 9 – 30, 2019

Megan Hepburn | Mara Korkola | Gillian Richards | Kyle Scheurmann Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present "Material Elements" an exhibition of four artists working in various approaches to painting. We're saturated with images, running on hyper-communication and over consumption. It is easy [...]

2019-11-23T14:49:41-08:00

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 [...]

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

GILLIAN RICHARDS

. Gillian Richards received a Bachelor of Fine Art from Emily Carr University in 2014.  Her practice over the past two decades includes solo and group exhibitions and numerous commissions for local and international clients. She has also worked as a scenic artist in the [...]

2022-12-07T16:19:06-08:00
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