Post Archive for November 2009
Working with a Master Printmaker
Discover the Fidelis difference
A “master printer” is defined as an individual who is an expert at his craft, by having experienced his craft for many years. He is well respected in the industry by his peers, and often teaches or shares his expertise with others. His skills are honed, yet he is always developing and experimenting with new ways to make a better print. …Read more
Fidelis Art Prints and Printmaking Studio
is located at:
#201 – 313 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V5Y 1M2
Toll Free: 1-888-872-4409
Parking: Street parking is available in front of our building. Metered and pay parking is available on nearby streets and in the Canadian Tire and Save-on Foods parkades (one block West of our front door). Quick drop-offs or shipments may use use the rear parking in front of Burrough’s Printing receiving door.
Please call ahead to arrange for assistance in bringing oversize or heavy parcels, as we are on the second floor (no elevator).
A native of Italy, he is well known for his romantic impressions of Italian landscapes and villas. The classically trained Borelli describes himself as “a true lover of nature and of everything gentle. My landscapes and houses combine reality and imagination.” …Read more
Santo De Vita
With his airy brush style and free brush strokes, British Columbia artist Santo De Vita portrays the open skies and vast landscapes of BC’s Okanagan wine country to perfection.
A self-taught artist, De Vita’s fascination for the old masters drew him to study their work early in his career. As a result he has painted at length during extensive travels in France and Italy. …Read more
Robyn Lake had her first solo exhibition of watercolours in Penticton, British Columbia in 1996. Since then she has ventured into oils and acrylics and she continues to develop her expressive style by painting a variety of subject matter, from intimate close-ups of flowers and fruit to panoramic views of the Okanagan landscape.
Robyn expresses her excitement about life on canvas: “I believe we can heal the earth by focusing on the positive things about the world we live in and I try to put this energy into my paintings.” …Read more
Tiko Kerr was born and raised in Alberta. He lived abroad and travelled extensively before returning to Canada to make his new home in Vancouver.
Over his career as an artist, Kerr has been devoted to painting his environment, both natural and man-made. “There is much mystery and wonder in familiar things we may dismiss as ordinary. All things have spirit and rhythm”, says Kerr. His vibrant paintings of urban Vancouver landmarks and rich natural landscape continue to be the artist’s most recognized works. …Read more
Fieber’s art reflects the influence of Hopper, Rothko, Turner, and the landscape impressionists. “I love working from pastels, I find them incredibly versatile, the almost instant reward of the first strike of colour on the paper,” explains Fieber.
Fieber has completed hundreds of commissions. His clients include Royal Mail, Readers Digest, Radio Times, Sunday Times, and international publisher Bentley Publishing, and his works are in private collections in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. …Read more
Michael Elkan at the Bellevue Gallery
After another sucessful year of exhibiting his work in London, Michael Elkan is back at the Bellevue Gallery, West Vancouver with a new collection of artworks.
Featuring photographic images on Hahnemühle PhotoRag and Moab’s Lasal PhotoMatte mounted to aluminum. A must see for artists who are interested in pursing new media perfectly suited to photographic work. On Exhibition October 15 thru November 14th, 2009
Book Your Free Project Consultation
Working together with a Master Printer will guarantee that your artwork truly represents your creative vision. To schedule your free 30 min, project consultation contact us at 604-872-0088. See our FAQ section for more details about our services, media, turnaround and pricing.
Merle Somerville Gets Wine Trails Magazine Cover
Photo-based, Vineyard Collection artist, Merle Somerville is getting lots of exposure this Fall as the cover artist for Wine Trails Magazine. Circulated to over 100,000 guests visiting the Okanagan during its premier Wine Festival, this cover has spiked the sale of Merle’s artworks and driven big numbers to his site and the Vineyard Collection. Next for Merle….an exhibition at Hester Creek Estate Winery’s new tasting room, November 29th to December 5th, 2009. Great wine and great art, all under one roof!
Go to Merle’s website to see more of his work.