Author Archives: Bright Angel

Gord Iversen

Photography has been a passion of mine for 35 years. I love to work with alternative processes and formats. I have recently rediscovered the Polaroid instant film currently made by The Impossible Project for old Polaroid cameras. These are enlarged … Continue reading

Glenn Farenholtz

While living in northwestern B.C., Glenn fell in love with the tributary rivers of the Skeena.  The painting of a fisherman on the Babine River in a Cowichan sweater (oil on wood) is based on a photograph captured by the late Myron Kozak, a nature photographer … Continue reading

Cohen Ayers

Cohen Ayers (working with Laird Campbell)   In a visit with Laird Campbell, Cohen took to doodling an adventuresome and complex piece involving dinosaurs and snails – two of his favourite subjects.  With Laird’s help that doodle evolved into a collaboration between the … Continue reading

Melanie Circle

Melanie loves the process of making art. Her paintings range from intricate, meditative mandalas to loose, expressive landscapes and colourful abstracts. She likes to pass on the joy of creating and the use of painting as a path of mindfulness. … Continue reading

Sophia Palmer

Sophia Palmer attended Cowichan Station Elementary School as a child, and is now a graduate of the UBC School of Social Work.

Leanne Hodges

West Coast Wild Biography: Leanne is primarily a self-taught artist with an academic background and technical training acquired in a variety of visual art programs in the US and Canada. For more than twenty years, she pursued an art practice … Continue reading

Virginia Lockhart

I would describe myself as a creative and free person– someone who wants to make a difference one step at a time. I have lived in the Cowichan Station community for nearly 10 years now and wouldn’t want to be … Continue reading

Joanne Circle

Fiber Artist Joanne Circle caretakes the ancient textile craft of felt. Honouring this tradition of felt and in-spired with the natural world of the Cowichan Valley, Joanne has used felt to process her experience and sculpt form with fiber for … Continue reading

Laird Campbell

Laird was born in Scotland. He arrived in Canada to work in Exhibition and Display in Montreal during Expo ’67.  He moved to the westcoast of Canada in the 70’s and since then has made art in many forms, concentrating, for the last 20 years, … Continue reading

Oliver Price

Oliver Price is 6. He lives on a small rural property near the HUB with sheep and chickens, and apparently an imaginary pig. This painting was inspired when neighbours gifted their old lawn tractor to his Daddy to help him … Continue reading