Category Archives: Gallery Artists in the news

PLEIN AIR: Top award to LARRY TILLYER

Larry Tillyer’s acrylic painting, Gibson Harbour, was awarded First Place in the recent Federation of Canadian Artist’s 2016 Plein Air Exhibition. See Larry Tillyer’s paintings at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in Fort Langley. Congratulations, Larry!

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BLOOM MARKET: BC Gallery artists at work

Birthplace of B.C. gallery artists are participating in Fort Langley’s Bloom Market today and tomorrow (May 7 and 8) Open both days 10 am to 5 pm. Artists Margo Harrison, Susan Rind and King Richard Brodeur will be at the … Continue reading

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ART OF SPORT: King Richard’s hockey memories

Show opening this weekend (Sat and Sun April 23 and 24 at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery (11 to 4 pm both days). Show continues until Sunday May 15, 2016 (open every day 11 to 5).

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PATRICIA FALCK: Artist in residence at gallery

Starting December 29 and through January 2016 Patricia Falck will be the “artist in residence” at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery, open 11 am to 4 pm daily. Gallery Closed for Christmas until Dec 29. Gallery Closed New Year’s Day … Continue reading

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SHOW OPENING: A fresh start for Patricia Falck

A show of paintings by Patricia Falck, “A Fresh Start”, opens this weekend (Sept 26 and 27) at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. The show will continue until October 18, 2015. Call the gallery 604 882-1191 about Patricia’s special preview … Continue reading

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HAPPY BC DAY: An art experience in Fort Langley

Thank you to all who participated in our annual “Demos in the Garden” at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery! An awesome show of outstanding BC artistic skill and creativity.

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BC DAY WEEKEND: Annual Demos in the Garden

Visit Fort Langley on the BC Day weekend and stop by the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery to see 20 artists demonstrating in the gallery gardens on Sunday August 2 and Monday August 3 from 11 am to 4 pm.

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NOW SHOWING: Paintings by Larry Tillyer

The Birthplace of B.C. Gallery is now showing the great work of Larry Tillyer. A native British Columbian, born in Victoria, Larry grew up in Vancouver. After a successful career in music, playing with the likes of Bill Haley & … Continue reading

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ALLAN HANCOCK: Celebrated by Wildlife Habitat Canada

A painting by Birthplace of B.C. Gallery artist, W. Allan Hancock, titled “Blossoming – Mourning Doves,” has been unveiled as the image of the 2015 Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print. The Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print … Continue reading

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SHOW OPENING TODAY: Hockey Time in Gallery

A show of new works, Hockey Night in Gallery, by Richard Brodeur (aka King Richard, the former star goalie with the Vancouver Canucks) opens today at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Richard will be at the gallery today and Sunday, … Continue reading

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WILD MOON: New jewelry line by Susan Rind

On Saturday March 28 Susan Rind will be at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery to launch her “Wild Moon” jewelry creations. This weekend (Mar 28 & 29) is also the opening of “Hockey Night in Gallery”, a show of new … Continue reading

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JACK TURPIN: Signature Status of Excellence

The Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) was founded in 1941 by a group of Canadian artists, including the Group of Seven luminary, Lawren Harris. The FCA is dedicated to raising artistic standards by stimulating members to greater heights of knowledge … Continue reading

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HISTORIC TRUST: Aviation history to stay in Langley

Flight Museum plans for new site A new Museum could be built adjacent to the Langley Airport The Canadian Museum of Flight is hoping a new site will allow it to display more of its collection of vintage and restored … Continue reading

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GALLERY SPIRIT: Christmas at the B.C. Gallery

Best Wishes, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Good Health to all in the New Year.

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CONSERVATION MATTERS: See wildlife works by W. Allan Hancock

W. Allan Hancock’s new wildlife paintings are now showing at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. The Pacific Salmon Foundation chose Allan’s painting “Rapid Approach – Chum Salmon & Grizzly,” for the 2014 Salmon Conservation Stamp! The stamp is featured on … Continue reading

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THE PROVINCE: King Richard Brodeur featured today

Story by Tony Gallagher When Richard Brodeur was establishing himself as the sole reason why the Vancouver Canucks made it all the way to the Stanley Cup final in 1982, his teammates had no idea of the lifelong passion he … Continue reading

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BARBADOS DAY: Sat. August 16 at the gallery

On Saturday August 16, 2014 celebrate Barbados Day in Fort Langley at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. The Fort Langley Lions will be serving up their Famous Chicken BBQ starting at Noon. Music and fun continue to 4 pm.

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GARDEN DEMOS: More artist demos on BC Day

20 artists showcased and demonstrated today in the gardens of the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. If you missed it, tomorrow (Monday August 4) the demos continue. Celebrate BC Day in Fort Langley and stop by the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery … Continue reading

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BC DAY WEEKEND: 20 artists in the garden

Visit Fort Langley this BC Day weekend. Stop by the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery to say hello to former Canucks goalie, King Richard Brodeur at his artist’s easel (Aug 3 and 4). Brodeur is one of 20 artists demonstrating in … Continue reading

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VILLAGE VIBE: BC Artists Demos in Garden

Experience live art demonstrations by award-winning artists at “Demos in the Garden” on Sunday August 3 and Monday (BC Day) August 4, 2014 at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in Fort Langley ( from 11 am to 4 pm both … Continue reading

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VILLAGE ART LIVE: Demos in the Garden

Experience live art demonstrations at “Demos in the Garden” on Sunday August 3 and Monday (BC Day) August 4, 2014 at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery.

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HAPPY CANADA DAY: Congratulations to Ed and Vi

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WEST COAST HOMES: Historic inspiration

McBride Station is on a site in Fort Langley that once formed part of the country estate of early settler Charles Edward Hope. Hope House is a painting Alan Wylie was commissioned to create for Fort Langley’s Birthplace of B.C. … Continue reading

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WATERMEDIA: Showing you the colour wheel

The Birthplace of B.C Gallery is showing off for its 18th Anniversary! The best watercolour artists in the west show their true colours all of June and July. The Gallery’s current show pays tribute to artists painting in watercolour such … Continue reading

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HAPPY MOTHERS DAY: Memories of Kookaburras

Kookaburras are in the Kingfisher family but their ebullient nature sets them apart. The distinctive sound of the Laughing Kookaburras call, echoing human laughter, makes for high-spirited birding in the wilds of Australia. What better gift to give the mom … Continue reading

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NATURE’S PALETTE: Show opens tomorrow

Saturday May 3 is the beginning of a new exhibition of BC art at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Visit with top gallery artists, Amanda Jones, Perry Haddock and Jack Turpin, this weekend, 1 PM to 4 PM, Saturday and … Continue reading

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NATURE’S PALETTE: by Haddock, Jones and Turpin

Nature’s Palette by Perry Haddock, Amanda Jones and Jack Turpin will be exhibited at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery from May 3 through to May 31, 2014. Artists will be in attendance for the show opening, Saturday May 3 and … Continue reading

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ART ON ICE: Jones and Falck join King Richard

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King Richard Brodeur’s annual “Art on Ice” show opens on Saturday March 29, 2014 also featuring Amanda Jones and Patricia Falck.

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HERITAGE MATTERS: Opening of arts & cultural cafe

This morning the Fort Langley community celebrated the opening of a beautiful new coffee shop on the riverfront. The LELEM’ Arts and Cultural Cafe operated by Seyem’ Qwantlen was launched with a traditional Kwantlen First Nation ceremony. The cafe, located … Continue reading

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HOT STUFF: An evening to remember by Amanda Jones

The Birthplace of B.C. Gallery is now showing the very best of Amanda Jones. Her most recent accomplishment is worth a special visit to the Gallery. Congratulations, Amanda!

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RICHARD BRODEUR: It’s just like Christmas!

A painting by BC artist and Canucks’ former goalie, King Richard Brodeur scored big time at last night’s annual fundraiser for Aldergrove/Fort Langley MLA, the Hon. Rich Coleman. The evening’s theme, “It’s just like Christmas!”, recalled the B.C. Liberals’ unbelievable … Continue reading

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AMANDA JONES: BC art for new Deloitte offices

Rainforest Boardwalk, a painting by Amanda Jones was selected by accounting firm Deloitte for their new offices at the 200th Street Interchange (Suite 600, 8621 – 201 Street). Paintings by Perry Haddock provide additional west coast art flair to the … Continue reading

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CRANBERRY FESTIVAL: Jack Turpin showed his stuff

Painter, Jack Turpjn was in Fort Langley demonstrating at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery on Cranberry Festival (Saturday October 12, 2013). Turpin was joined by fellow gallery artists, Heidi Lambert, Joyce Trygg, Susan Rind, and Mike Steward in “demos in … Continue reading

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ART DEMOS 2013: Birthplace of B.C. Gallery

The artists of the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery give a “big thank you” to everyone that came out yesterday and today for the 13th annual “Demos in the Garden”. HERITAGE MATTERS: Next weekend at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery: “Barbados … Continue reading

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ON NOW: Art and Culture in August

Celebrate the BC Day weekend in Fort Langley. Artists will be in the gardens of the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery for the annual “Demos in the Garden” from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday and Monday (August 4 and … Continue reading

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AUGUST 4 AND 5: Annual Demos in the Garden

Celebrate the BC Day Weekend in Fort Langley. The Gallery Artists of the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery will be demonstrating in the gallery gardens on Sunday August 4 and Monday August 5, 2013 from 11 am to 4 pm each … Continue reading

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ALAN WYLIE: 75th and final solo show

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Alan Wylie’s 75th solo show marks a career highlight and coincides with his 75th birthday. The show opens on Sunday June 16, 2013 (Noon to 4 pm) at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in Fort Langley. Wylie has pulled out … Continue reading

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JACK TURPIN: Paints the town!

Jack Turpin is painting the town in Fort Langley at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. From Country Lane Antiques to the CN Station and back to Coulter Berry and Frontier Hardware.

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PURR-FECTION: Cat sculpture endorsed by experts

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Birthplace of B.C. Gallery artist, Margo Harrison, makes sure that all her sculptures of cats are as life-like as possible. Her recent completion of a commissioned work, Theo, is shown here getting a close inspection by Cleo and Chloe. According … Continue reading

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SHOW ALERT: New horizons set by Amanda Jones

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Wait ’til you see what three of the artists are up to next at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery! Absolutely stunning new work by Jack Turpin, Perry Haddock and Amanda Jones. Collectors call Brenda now for information about the special … Continue reading

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