Well known Vancouver Island artist Sue Coleman will show her work at Gallery West in South Shore Gallery, 2046 Otter Point Rd, from August 24 to September 24, 2013.
For over 25 years Sue Coleman has earned international recognition for her distinctive watercolour paintings. Especially popular have been her ‘Interpretive’ Northwest Coast First Nations images, which have been reproduced and sold to collectors worldwide.
Many in Sooke will remember when Sue had her home and studio in Metchosin. She now maintains a studio in Cowichan Bay, and paints a variety of subjects from misty west-coast scenes, wildlife, landscapes and more. Sue actively works to promote environmental awareness and wildlife conservation.
The September show in Sooke at Gallery West, South Shore Gallery, will include original paintings, limited edition reproductions and art cards.
Sue Coleman will be in the Gallery the afternoon of Saturday, September 14, 2-4 p.m.
Among Sue’s many achievements and shows are the following:
Fundraiser print created for The Land Conservancy of B.C. sold out in three months and raised $15,000 and awareness that resulted in protection of Sansum Point, B.C. August 2011;
Featured Artist in many publications; such as US Art and Art Impressions magazines;
Guest Artist at “Epcot Center” – Walt Disney World;
Artist in residence aboard World Explorer Cruise Lines Alaskan Cruises (12 years);
Winner of the “Silver Teal Award.” Presented by Ducks Unlimited in British Columbia;
Guest Artist for the Government of British Columbia at their Embassy show in Tokyo, Japan;
Guest Artist at the World’s Fair- Expo ‘86- Vancouver, BC., Canada;
Author and illustrator of a Canadian best seller (in it’s category)- An Artist’s Vision;
Author and illustrator of Artist at Large in the Queen Charlottes (sold out);
Author and illustrator of Artist at Large along the South Coast of Alaska. (sold out);
Author and artist of Biggle Foo meets Stinky, and Biggle Foo becomes a Legend; Two fictional children’s books depicting the adventures of a small fictitious west coast animal.
The South Shore Gallery is open Monday to Friday 10 a.m. To 5 p.m.