Owner and Director
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria - Major in History of Art with a Minor in Arts of Canada. Michael has years of experience in both the institutional and commercial arts sectors. Michael has great enthusiasm for Canadian art and brings a fresh approach to art dealing to Victoria.
Ottilie studied Visual Arts at Emily Carr University of Art and Design and the University of Victoria. During her time at UVic, she assisted Audain Professor Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas with his "Blue Print" series. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships. Ottilie is passionate about supporting young Canadian artists.
Brittany holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art History from the University of Victoria and a Master of Arts Degree in Collections from the University of Glasgow, where she was involved with the Hunterian Art Gallery in the cataloguing of pieces from the personal silver collection of James McNeill Whistler. Since returning to Canada, Brittany has become even more passionate about Canadian arts and artists.
Joshua is currently studying art history and fine arts at the University of Victoria. He takes great interest in Canadian historic landscape paintings done by artists such as the Group of Seven, as well with contemporary landscapes that portray Canada. Josh also enjoys learning about the technical process of painting, and viewing artist’s work from the painter’s perspective.
A historic and contemporary fine art gallery serving the community of Victoria and the surrounding area. The Gallery showcases art from both established and emerging Canadian artists to local and international visitors to Victoria. Madrona Gallery prides itself on providing a welcoming environment to new and established art collectors alike.
September 21 - October 5
Opening Reception September 21, 1-4 p.m.
Please join us for Madrona Gallery’s sixth solo exhibition with B.C. artist, Rick Bond. With great confidence and ability, Bond presents a new collection of vibrant and expressive paintings. For the past 30 years, he has been exploring the west coast while taking notes and making sketches along the way.
October 11 - 25
Opening Reception October 11, 7-9 p.m.
Megan Dietrich is a Vancouver based artist who’s expressive paintings examine relationships of line, colour and texture through influences of modern art history, pop culture and personal experiences of life on the west coast.
This will be her first solo-exhibition with Madrona Gallery, featuring over 20 new works.
November 2 - 16
Opening Reception November 2, 1-4 p.m.
Kudluajuk Ashoona was born in Cape Dorset on December 2, 1958 to Kabubuwa and Tayara Tunnillie, both well known carvers. Adopted by the family of celebrated graphic artist, Simeonie Quppapik, she started to seriously pursue art in 2011, after being inspired to draw by her daughter Nicotye Samayualie.
Kudluajuk’s art is very literal, exploring contemporary family life, leisure activities, and communal gatherings focusing on its narrative.
November 16 - 30
Opening Reception November 16, 1-4 p.m.
Nicholas Bott studied art at the University of British Columbia and holds a diploma from the Chicago School of Art. Inspired by the loose style of Vincent Van Gogh and the Canadian Group of Seven, and blending his traditional European values with contemporary developments of the new world, his paintings have evolved continuously into the post-impressionistic style of his current work. Bott distills the landscape elements of the West Coast and Rocky Mountains into powerful aesthetic compositions to communicate a sense of the sublime. His work is held in collections across North America.
May 11 - 25
Opening Reception May 11
Clayton Anderson was born and raised in West Vancouver, British Columbia. Between 1984 and 1988 Anderson earned a degree in Visual Communications from the Alberta College of Art & Design. After a brief experience in the advertising department of Western Living and Vancouver magazines Anderson turned to painting exclusively in 1991.
June 8 - 21
Opening Reception June 8
A respected artist in the middle east, this Iraqi born artist immigrated to Canada in 2009, currently living in Vancouver. Hashim Hannoon graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts-Baghdad in 1979. He received his Bachelor of Sculpture from the College of Fine Arts-Baghdad in 1999 and is a Member of Iraqi Artistic Forming Assembly and the Babylon Assembly of French Arts.
Madrona Gallery respectfully acknowledges the Lekwungen peoples, on whose traditional lands the gallery stands on.
606 View Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1J4
Hours: Tues-Sat. 10am-5:30pm
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