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Past Shows

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Pearl Ellis Gallery
Tue-Sat 10am - 4pm

Highland Secondary School

May 31, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016

A careful touch of paint to adjust the contrast in a painting, a series of sketches explored to find the deeper meaning of a theme, an exuberant investigation of materials to discover a personal style; this is all part of the passionate activity occurring at Highland Secondary as the art students put their hearts into creating a wide range or original pieces for their upcoming show at the Pearl Ellis Gallery.…


Campbell River Seaside Painters

May 10, 2016 - May 29, 2016

The Seaside Painters from Campbell River will be presenting a show at the Pearl Ellis gallery in Comox opening May 10th and running until May 29th.

Members of the public are invited to the reception which will be hosted by the artists Saturday May 14th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.…


Monday Bunch Group Show

Apr 19, 2016 - May 08, 2016

THE MONDAY BUNCH presents...


The Pearl Ellis Gallery will be presenting the annual spring show and sale by the Monday Bunch, a group of local artists, opening on April 19th and running untilMay 8th. Members of general public are invited to an opening "Meet and Greet" reception hosted by the artists to be held on Saturday, April 23 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.…


The Forgotten Ones
Leonard Barrett

Apr 05, 2016 - Apr 17, 2016

Appearing at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox, April 5th to 17th is Nanaimo artist Leonard Barrett. His show, “The Forgotten Ones”, comprises paintings of people who have been left behind for one reason or another. Barrett will also be including some carved paddles and masks in this show.…


Members' Vicki Lapp Memorial Photo Awards Show

Mar 15, 2016 - Apr 03, 2016

The Pearl Ellis Gallery opens its 6th annual "Vicki Lapp Memorial Photography Awards Show" and sale, on Tuesday, March 15th. This exhibition of photography will run to Sunday, April 3rd. The Gallery will be open to the public Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm, Sundays 1 – 4pm and will be closed Mondays.…


Pearl Ellis Gallery "Members' Spring Show"

Feb 23, 2016 - Mar 13, 2016


On Tuesday, February 23 the Pearl Ellis Gallery will kick off the first Members' show of the 2016 season showcasing over 50 local artists. A reception will be held Saturday, February 27th, from 1-4 P.M., to celebrate the opening. It will be a great opportunity to meet the artists in the show and view the fabulous art.…


Voice and Vision
Martha Ponting and Gail Neuls

Feb 02, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016

Two artists, Two Voices, Two visions

Voice and Vision is the upcoming exhibition by Comox Valley artists Gail Neuls and Martha Ponting at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox, February 2 to 21.…


Inspired by the Canadian West Coast
Bert Badey and April Dyck

Jan 12, 2016 - Jan 31, 2016

Two local artists are joining together to present a unique perspective of the Canadian West Coast at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox, BC. Bert Badey (Photographer) and April Dyck (Painter) are presenting a show titled "INSPIRED - Canadian West Coast" from January 12 through to January 31, 2016.…


“Painting Pals”
Sharon Lennox and Bev Johnston

Dec 01, 2015 - Dec 19, 2015

Painting Pals invites everyone to the Pearl

Two of the most popular artists are back again at the Pearl Ellis Gallery and are once again presenting their works of art in the downtown Comox gallery.…


Brushworks “Group Show”

Nov 10, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015

The Annual Brushworks Members Show will open at the Pearl Ellis Gallery November 10th, with a public reception on Saturday, November 14th from 1pm to 4pm.

"We are very excited to showcase our members' work. There is something for everyone," says member Janet Liszt. Beautiful works in oil, acrylic, and watercolour will be exhibited for sale.…


Comox Valley Photographic Society “Showcase 2015”

Oct 20, 2015 - Nov 08, 2015

The Comox Valley Photographic Society is pleased to present the 8th annual ShowCase, running from October 20th through November 8th at the Pearl Ellis Gallery of Fine Arts. You will be treated to a variety of images ranging from traditional landscapes, wildlife, portraits, seascapes, architecture to abstracts, representing a variety of photographic styles.…


Pearl Ellis Gallery “Members’ Anniversary Show”

Sep 22, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015

It's Anniversary Time at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

Come view the work in this special members' show from September 22nd to October 28th and help celebrate the Pearl's 37th anniversary of operation in Comox. Visitors to the gallery will be treated to a tremendous variety of artistic styles and media. Artists such as Sharon Lennox (2015 People's Choice winner), Bev Johnston, Channing Holland, Hans Larsen, and Sofie Skapski, just to mention a few will be displaying their work. This is an all media show and visitors will see works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, fabric, and photography.…


“Trilogy of Art Form”
Hans Petersen, Bev Petersen and Kay Bukta

Sep 01, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015

The Pearl Ellis Gallery's exhibit, "Trilogy of Art Form" from September 1st to 20th celebrates the uniqueness of creative expression. The commonality is art, but the work of Bev Petersen, Hans Petersen and Kay Bukta is very different.…


Pearl Ellis Gallery Member’s “Vicki Lapp Memorial Photo Awards Show”

Aug 11, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

The Pearl Ellis Gallery opens its 5th annual Members' Photography Show, newly named the "Vicki Lapp Memorial Award" show and sale, on Tuesday, August 11th. This exhibition of photography will run to Sunday, August 30th. The Gallery will be open to the public Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm, Sundays 1 – 4pm and will be closed Mondays. On the first day of the show, August 11th, there will be an evening reception held from 7 to 9 pm. and all are welcome to attend. It will be a great opportunity to meet the photographers in the show and to cast your vote for your favourite pieces.…


“Kindred Spirits”
Judi Pedder and Sheryl Fremlin

Jul 21, 2015 - Aug 09, 2015

The Pearl Ellis Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the “Kindred Spirits” Art Show, featuring Comox artists Judi Pedder and Sheryl Fremlin. The show runs from July 21st to August 9th and the artists will be exhibiting all new work, with approximately 50 paintings being shown. Their style and expression are unique to each artist, although they both share a passion for Art and in particular the medium of Watercolour. Their new work will feature paintings that depict landscape, floral, figurative, boats, horses, and travel subjects.…


Pearl Ellis Gallery “Members’ People’s Choice Awards Show”

Jun 23, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015

The Pearl Ellis Gallery will kick off its 37th summer show season with its tenth Member’s People’s Choice show and sale. This exhibition will run from Tuesday June 23rd, to Sunday, July 19th. The Gallery will be open to the public every day from 10am to 4pm, Sundays 1 – 4pm but will be closed Mondays. The gallery will be closed Wednesday, July 1st to celebrate Canada Day. There will be a “Reception” held Tuesday, June 23rd from 7 – 9pm and all are welcome to attend. It will be a great opportunity to meet the artists in the show, view the fabulous art and cast your vote.…


Charlotte Deptford “West Coast Rendition”

Jun 02, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

Campbell River Artist, Charlotte Deptford, is presenting a collection of her most favorite Acrylic and Watercolor paintings at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox, June 2 to 22, 2015. She has created an exhibition of great variety and beauty depicting a love of her environment. It is with great joy that she gets to share her lifelong passion. From the first stroke of the brush she is creating what she feels and hopes will depict a moment in time, a story perhaps, that others can be a part of.…


Keeping It Living Art for the Estuary Now, Then & Future

May 12, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Project Watershed's "Art for the Estuary" Fundraiser
Then, Now and Future

The Comox Valley Project Watershed Society is holding its sixth annual Keeping It Living art campaign which raises funds for the protection and restoration of the K'ómoks Estuary. This year's title "Then, Now and Future" asked artists to capture their vision of the past, present and future of the estuary. Internationally renowned local K'ómoks First Nation artist Andy Everson has created an image for this year's campaign entitled "Stillness".…


Annual Monday Bunch “Group Show”

Apr 21, 2015 - May 10, 2015

Spring is here and it's time for the Monday Bunch to present their annual "Show and Sale" of their paintings. A meet and greet will be held with our artists in attendance Saturday April 25th from 1pm to 4pm. Refreshments will be served.…


“Landscapes & Other Things”
David Netterville, Jock MacNeill

Mar 31, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015

The Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox will be starting a new show on March 31st entitled "Landscapes and Other Things". The show, which primarily has oil and acrylic paintings of landscapes, is being put on to showcase two relatively new artists in the Comox Valley. David Netterville and Jock MacNeill have been painting together since first meeting back in 2009 when they took classes together.…

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