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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.…


Pearl Ellis Gallery “Member’s Spring Show”

Mar 10, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015


On Tuesday, March 10th the Pearl Ellis Gallery will kick off the first Members’ show of the 2015 season showcasing over 65 local artists. A reception will be held Saturday, March 14th, from 1-4pm, to celebrate the opening. It will be a great opportunity to meet the artists in the show and view the fabulous art.…


“Catching the Light”
Leslie Dunsmore and Mary Hicks

Feb 17, 2015 - Mar 08, 2015

A new art show at the Pearl Ellis Gallery, February 17th to March 8th, is titled "Catching The Light". Painter Leslie Dunsmore and Sculptor Mary Hicks are presenting a selection of paintings and woven copper & mixed-media sculptures that combine to express the vivid and variant qualities of light. The subtle aspects of illumination on Leslie's landscapes highlight the liminal edge between our inner and outer worlds. The richness and vitality of light seems to shine from within the intricate details of Mary's woven copper sculpture.…


“Surprised by Joy”
Darrell Joan Tomkins

Jan 27, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015

Comox photographer, Darrell Joan Tomkins, is presenting an exhibition of her art at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox from January 27 to February 15. Surprised by Joy includes various styles of photography, including macro, abstract, nature and landscape images, as well as hand-drawn works and hand-pulled serigraph prints.…


“All Over the Place”
Ruth Rae

Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 25, 2015

A Meet and Greet on Saturday, January 17 from 1-4 pm will be the official opening of Ruth Rae's exhibit at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox.

"All Over the Place" is Comox artist Ruth Rae's first solo show and a tribute to the spectacular surroundings in which we live. A west coaster from birth (she wonders why would one live anywhere else) she finds joyful inspiration in nature at every turn and captures that by studying it in daily forays into the nooks and crannies of the Comox Valley. To her, sharing that inspiration by creating visual art makes joyful sense! She hopes that by internalizing her surroundings and then allowing those impressions to be recreated she is serving her town and reflecting the values of her community. Favourite spots include Mack Laing Park, Goose Spit, Kye Bay, Royston waterfront, and Macdonald Wood.…

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