After a delayed opening...PIG opened the doors again on Thursday December 6th showing off the beautiful new creations of her talented artists. Here are just a few images of pieces that are still available to fulfill wishes on your Christmas list. We'll have some new kelp weavings in from Grant Warrington next weekend...your last weekend before Christmas. :)
In our fast paced, instant gratification world...the art of oils is disappearing. The time, the detail, the layers of pigment on canvas are richly displayed in the works of Evey Gabille & Mary Jordan. We invite you to enjoy their art. Mary has many originals available for purchase with a sampling of giclees on canvas for her popular pieces. Evey has given us many beautiful pieces to show you, but she's not parting with most of them, however, giclees may be ordered.
Opening night is Friday June 29th from 7-9 pm
The exhibition will continue to July 15th - the gallery will be open weekends 2-4 pm and available by appointment.
Here Comes Santa Claus...
When I look at all the wonderful artwork by our talented Piers Island artists I can't help but hum...here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus! :) We do try and keep the artist pages updates with new work and prices, but if there's anything you see that strikes your fancy and you'd like more information, please contact us. We can arrange delivery before Christmas for you.
PIG will be open by appointment Monday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. We hope to open Saturday December 23rd - but weather conditions may prevent this. A small hazard of island living with the holidays approaching.
Wishing you all the best for the holiday season and an art filled New Year!
Countdown to Christmas
Oh, I know...you think...it's November still! But it always sneaks up on us and every year we seem amazed how suddenly it is the week before Christmas with so much to do! PIG is here to help you find awesome gifts for everyone on your list. We've asked our artists to bring us small works for December, but as soon as they are in - you'll see them on our Facebook page. :)
A few ideas for you here...all under $150 from all of our artists.
Not on Piers? Yes, we can ship!
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Presents with Presence
Start making that list and checking it twice, because wouldn't it be nice to give someone special on your list something created by a Piers Island artist. :)
With cards starting at $4 - with 2 Christmas themes coming from Valerie Rolfe, and well don't penguins and Antarctica give you that holiday spirit! Seashell Christmas decorations by Mary Jordan for only $10, new hammered/textured sterling silver earrings by Pauline Olesen starting at $35. We also have framed print works by Misha Smart & Garth Irvine for under $100, and handmade cutting/charcuterie & cheese boards by James Roggeveen. We'll have the PIG's own Roggeveen board loaded with goodies for your shopping enjoyment on Saturday November 11th 2 - 4 pm. Perhaps something to wet your whistle as well. ;)
From kelp weavings & textile works to original oils & acrylics, we have something to offer every art lover. We also accept letters to send to your Santa with your wishes and we use express post, as in many cases - there is only one original piece!
Also on hand will be the PIA desk and wall calendars for 2018, perfect stocking stuffers for the whole family.
Mary Jordan Vignettes
Mary Jordan has just brought in some lovely little vignettes to PIG. Pop around and see these delightful small works along with 2 new East Coast paintings.
We have new works in from Evey Gabille. Featured here is a giclee on canvas titled "Arbutus View" now in the gallery. To view more works by Evey visit her Artist Page.
Our Exhibition posts will tell you when something new is coming up and tease you with a few photos.