Local Fine Artists

If you are an artist from the Corridor and wish to be featured in the gallery, please contact  about becoming a member of the Whistler Arts Council.

Alison Hodson | Fine Artist

Born in Oakville, Ontario in 1978, Alison moved to Toronto in 2000 to study at the Ontario College of Art & Design. During her years of education, Alison studied graphic design and photography before earning a...  View Profile

Alli Van Gruen | Fine Artist

Allison Millar van Gruen received her fine arts diploma from the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Ontario. Part of her studies included a year abroad at the college's satellite campus in Florence, Italy. It...  View Profile

Andrea Mueller | Fine Artist

Andrea’s newest body of work takes a look at relationships. Her work examines the relationship between human experience, memory, language, the land, and the impact they have on each other. Her imagery incorporates...  View Profile

Andrea Padovani | Fine Artist

Andrea Padovani, was born in Verona Italy in 1961) and now lives and works in Whistler BC.

Recent exhibitions in 2011 include Venice Biennale, Padiglione Italia nel Mondo; solo show GHELFI Gallery Verona Italy....  View Profile

Bea Gonzalez | Fine Artist

I was born in Spain and grew up in Toronto. I came to Whistler for an afternoon drive in 1986 and never left. I have a wonderful husband and two amazing children.

I started painting in 2001 when I met Lyle...  View Profile

Cheryl Wheeler | Fine Artist

Cheryl Wheeler’s artistic intention is to engage an intimacy of the human Spirit with the spiritual beauty of flowers. This intention is achieved with a richness and gentle strength of colour that spills onto the canvas...  View Profile

Chili Thom | Fine Artist

Being born and raised in British Columbia has offered Chili an interesting and inspiring life hiking and exploring the vast and beautiful wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. As a small child, he developed a keen...  View Profile

Dave Petko | Fine Artist

Dave Petko has resided in Whistler sicne 1995. He picks subject matter that he mostly finds interesting and not what sells quickly. Petko's work aims to tell underlying stories, where the main, lone characters are found...  View Profile

David Torre | Fine Artist

David Torre was born in Spain, 1989. David first came to Whistler at the age of seventeen and has now made of this town and its mountains his second home. 

David grew up near Madrid and has now moved to a small...  View Profile

Debra MacArthur | Fine Artist

Debra MacArthur was raised in London, Ontario but has called British Columbia her home for the past 28 years - over ten of these living here in Whistler. Inspired by her close friend and mentor Lorna Emslie, Debra...  View Profile

Devin White | Fine Artist

Devin White is 18 years old and has lived in Whistler all his life. He started creating art at the age of thirteen- and has not looked back. He has been in a number of Art shows including Blind mute shows, ArtWalk and...  View Profile

Elisa DeJong | Fine Artist

Elisa DeJong is a Whistler artist originally from the West Coast. She has studied art and design in Vancouver and Ontario. Elisa has lived in Whistler for the past 17 years with her husband and three children.

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Elizabeth Boylan | Fine Artist

Born and raised in french speaking Montréal, Québec, it was a love for snowboarding that brought Elizabeth to Whistler. She attended Emily Carr University of Art & Design to pursue a Bachelor's of Fine Arts and 3D...  View Profile

Emily Baggaley | Fine Artist

           Emily Baggaley was born in Vancouver in 1993 but raised on Haida Gwaii, BC. Emily moved to Whistler in May, 2013. Growing up in such a culturally rich environment with the community having a great passion for...  View Profile

Isobel MacLaurin | Fine Artist

Having completed three years of formal art studies in  New Brunswick , Isobel Maclaurin has been a working artist all her life.

A long term Whistler resident, her murals are on Blackcomb and  Whistler   Mountains...  View Profile

Jan McKechnie | Fine Artist

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Jane MacLeod Dow | Fine Artist

Jane MacLeod Dow was born in Carberry Manitoba and moved to her family's home in West Vancouver at the age of 5. Jane grew up on the West Coast of British Columbia and has primarily been enriched by her artistic family...  View Profile

Jeff Heintzman | Fine Artist

Jeff was born in Toronto around supper time on April 20, 1951.

In the summer of 1957, he earned his "Tree Badge" at Camp Wasseosa. This meant that the young Jeff could discern a White Pine from a Red Maple. The...  View Profile

Jenny Angus | Fine Artist

Jenny is an emerging artist with a studio practice of drawing and painting in both pen/inks and oil paints. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1990 with a specialization in editorial illustration...  View Profile

Joan Baron | Fine Artist

Joan has been enriched by the arts her entire life. Born in Vancouver, BC, she was raised and educated in California. Joan's work is truly "unreal". More than a gratuitous description, it best explains her style of...  View Profile

Ken Wesman | Fine Artist

Ken Wesman is an artist commissioned for seven official images for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Later that same year, with an invitation from the Korean Olympic President , he painted and...  View Profile

Laurel Terlesky | Fine Artist

Laurel Terlesky is a Canadian artist who explores the interaction of different media ranging from paint to digital projection. In particular, she investigates the edge between technology and the human condition.  Her...  View Profile

Leilani Finch | Fine Artist

Leilani's favorite subjects are water, sky, mountains, birds and animals. Her favourite mediums are acrylics and oils on canvas. She completed the three year IDEA (Illustration and Design; Elements and Applications)...  View Profile

Lianne Gulka | Fine Artist

Based in Whistler and Vancouver, Lianne Gulka  has lived on the west coast for over 20 years and hails from Ontario (Thunder Bay, Toronto, and Muskoka). Captivated by BC’s stunning scenery, Lianne takes advantage of many...  View Profile

Liks . | Fine Artist

Hailing from The Land Down under, Liks (Alex Foulis) grew up in  Melbourne  in the late 80's and early 90s. Seeing the graffiti-laden walls while riding the city train system he quickly became consumed - creating an...  View Profile

Lisa Komuro | Fine Artist

"I feel as if we all live in a world that is out of touch with what is truly important in life. Family, love, happiness, beauty and life itself are all distorted by our digital, wireless society. We live in a place where...  View Profile

Maeve Bellmore | Fine Artist

Exploring how the human figure communicates with its surroundings, in the medium of oil on canvas, on a medium to large scale. I am concerned with creating a pleasurable atmosphere and sensuality by painting emotions...  View Profile

Mary-Jane Glover-Moffett | Fine Artist

Mary-Jane Glover-Moffett was born in Africa and moved to England at a young age where she was schooled in Art. Her passion for being creative was reflected in her high grades in fine art. After moving to Canada in 1974...  View Profile

Nathalie Morin | Fine Artist

Nathalie Morin set her sights on oil painting in 2007, and has since fallen in love and never turned back. With meager funds and a keen sense of curiosity, she taught herself the medium through the careful observation of...  View Profile

Olivier Roy | Fine Artist

Olivier moved from Montreal to Whistler in 1992 after getting a degree in fine art. Since then he has been pursuing the dual life of professional snowboarder and artist. He has been working in many different styles and...  View Profile

Sid McMillan | Fine Artist

Sid McMillan was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1970. 

Following several summers in the Whistler backcountry working closely around a black bear named DaVinci, Sid painted a simple version of the bear for his son,...  View Profile

Stan Matwychuk | Fine Artist

Stan Matwychuk (MA-TWAH-CHUK) is a Canadian artist with international exposure. He has been orbiting Whistler, B.C. for 8 years and has gained prominence in Canada and abroad. Stan has shown in New York City, Toronto, ...  View Profile

Sue Oakey | Fine Artist

Susan Oakey grew up in  Vancouver  and began skiing at Whistler when she was three years old. Art was her favourite subject in high school but she pursued more recession-proof studies in French education and became a...  View Profile

Susie Cipolla | Fine Artist

Susie's work primarily depicts scenes of the Pacific Northwest. She has also produced a successful series of Olympic themed paintings. Susie started painting in 2009 after attending a Brian Atyeo workshop through the...  View Profile

Toby Jaxon | Fine Artist

Toby's public artistic career began early, winning her first accolade in a poster contest at age 6. Moving on to oils and acrylics, she affected a hyperrealist style that eventually taxed her patience. While attending...  View Profile

Vanessa Stark | Fine Artist

With whimsical movement and vibrant tones, Vanessa Stark’s work reflects her lifestyle and environment.When away from the paintbrush, the Whistler/Pemberton artist can be found in the mountains.Snowboarding and mountain...  View Profile

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