Category Archives: Gallery Artists in the news

2013 ART ON ICE: King Richard Brodeur is back in goal!

The annual “Art on Ice” Show will be in full action starting this weekend with new paintings by hockey legend, King Richard Brodeur. Inspired by his childhood memories of backyard hockey, he couldn’t resist putting himself back in goal for … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dianna Ponting! The BC Wildlife Federation has chosen Dianna Ponting as their 2013 Artist of the Year for her painting of a trio of raccoons, “Masked Musketeers”. The “Artist of the Year” program was established by the BCWF … Continue reading

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VILLAGE NEWS: Grand opening of Lee’s Market

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Fort Langley’s village core was reinvigorated with the return of the Lee Family’s grocery store. The new store, Lee’s Market, opened at 9 am on Sunday December 9, 2012, almost two years after fire destroyed their Fort IGA. Lee’s Market … Continue reading

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NEW WORKS: Gallery artists deliver new paintings

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New works by gallery artists have arrived at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Visit Fort Langley and stop by the Gallery for a look at all the new paintings by your favourite artists. Come away with ideas for that someone … Continue reading

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MASTER WATERCOLOURS: Linda Muttitt, international artist

Linda Muttitt is featured in the current issue of “International Artist” magazine as finalist in the Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes competition with her painting ‘Protected Shoreline’, shown and sold at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery.

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ART ON ICE: Really? Who says “there’s no hockey!”

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New “Richard Brodeur’s” have just arrived at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in Fort Langley, British Columbia. Get your hockey fix with King Richard’s paintings of his childhood hockey memories in Canada. Exclusive to the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery.

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: Brent Heighton painting wins again

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After being awarded the HSBC Gold Medal on Sunday in the Great Painters Challenge, Brent Heighton’s painting also was the People’s Choice in balloting held Sunday and Monday. In addition to the $1,000 awarded with the Gold Medal, his win … Continue reading

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ART OLYMPICS: Medal winners in the Great Painters Challenge

Today, Brent Heighton won the HSBC Gold Medal in the Great Painters Challenge at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Thirteen artists competed for the medals in scorching hot weather in Fort Langley.The Silver Medal was presented by Eric Woodward to … Continue reading

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LANGLEY ADVANCE: Gallery gardens backdrop to competition

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Thirteen artists have three hours to create medal worthy paintings. By Roxanne Hooper, Langley Advance A thousand dollars is up for grabs to the artist who can create the best painting in three short hours. For the second time, Birthplace … Continue reading

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LANGLEY TIMES: Birthplace of B.C. Gallery hosts Great Painters Challenge

Competition will pit 13 artists against one another in Fort Langley garden on Sunday Afternoon. By Monique Tamminga, Langley Times On your marks, get set . . . paint. Easels will be loaded with blank canvasses at high noon. At … Continue reading

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AUGUST 5: Hard Times Blue Grass Band

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The Great Painters Challenge at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery on August 5 wraps up at 3 pm with performance by Hard Times Blue Grass Band. At 4 pm the winners of the Great Painters Challenge will be announced. Birthplace … Continue reading

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LANGLEY ADVANCE: ‘Dean of Art’ passes, leaves artistic legacy

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Al Colton, one of Langley’s best-known artists has rolled up his canvass and put away his brushes for the last time. By Roxanne Hooper, Langley Advance June 13, 2012 An icon in the arts world passed away in Langley last … Continue reading

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LANGLEY TIMES: Farewell to the Dean of Art

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Langley’s ‘Dean of Art’ has died. By Brenda Anderson Langley Times June 11, 2012 Well-known local artist Al Colton passed away in his sleep on Thursday, June 7 at Langley Memorial Hospital. The 90-year-old painter, whose images have hung everywhere … Continue reading

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GREAT PAINTERS CHALLENGE: Alan Wylie going for the Gold

Alan Wylie’s show “Close to Home” begins this Sunday (June 10, 2012) at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Alan will also be at the Gallery competing in the Great Painters Challenge for the Gold Medal on the BC Day Weekend … Continue reading

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CLOSE TO HOME: Show by Alan Wylie

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Alan Wylie’s “Close to Home” Show opens Sunday June 10, 2012 at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Visit with Alan on Sunday,1 to 4 pm. Fine Art / Fine Dining at the Lampliter with Alan Wylie: Call Brenda 604 882-1191.

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EXHILARATION: At the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery

Conservation is a passion, an inspiration and the subject matter of the upcoming show of Linda Muttitt’s new watercolour paintings, “Sand, Water, Stone”. Visit with Linda at the show opening on Sat. May 19 and Sun May 20 (Noon to … Continue reading

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LINDA MUTTITT: Sand …. Water …. Stone ….

Birthplace of B.C. Gallery presents LINDA MUTTITT Sand …. Water …. Stone ….. SHOW OPENING May 19 and May 20: Visit with Linda (Noon to 4 pm) Show continues to June 3, 2012

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PLEINE AIR PALS: but Turpin and Haddock show indoors

Fort to Foothills The Show by Perry Haddock and Jack Turpin starts this weekend at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery with artists in attendance Noon to 4 PM. FORT to FOOTHILLS Show continues to May 13, 2012. AND on August 5 both … Continue reading

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HALL OF FAME: Richard Brodeur, Memorial Cup Champion, enshrined

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Former MasterCard Memorial Cup Champion goaltender is an accomplished artist: King Richard’s CANVAS   By Bob Duff Idling as the backup goaltender with the Verdun Maple Leafs during the 1970/71 QMJHL season, Richard Brodeur’s big break came with a trade … Continue reading

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ART ON ICE SHOW: King Richard at the Gallery

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The “Art on Ice” Show opened Sat Mar 31 and Sun Apr 1, 2012 at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery with King Richard Brodeur in attendance (Noon to 4 PM both days). See his paintings of “childhood hockey memories” as … Continue reading

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ART ON ICE: King Richard paints his hockey memories

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Upcoming Show with Richard Brodeur. Visit with King Richard at the Show Opening on Saturday March 31 and April 1, 2012 at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in Fort Langley from Noon to 4 PM. Richard Brodeur is a former … Continue reading

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NEW WORKS: Gallery artists stuff the stockings

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The artists at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery are showing new works. This Christmas give the gift of original art by some of British Columbia’s best artists.

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TERRY ISAAC: Wildlife artist joins Birthplace of B.C. Gallery

The Birthplace of B.C. Gallery is pleased to announce the addition of Terry Isaac to the Gallery’s group of fine artists. Internationally acclaimed wildlife artist, Terry Isaac, grew up in the Willamette Valley of Oregon where he began his love … Continue reading

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Rivers, Rails, Trails Show opened with demos in the garden

Gallery artists kicked off the opening of the Rivers, Rails, Trails Show with two days of “demos in the garden” on the BC Day weekend at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Show continues for the month of August.

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AL COLTON: Happy 90th Birthday!

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Tomorrow Al Colton turns 90. He plans on taking a break to celebrate his birthday, especially after completing a dozen paintings for the Rivers, Rails, Trails Show opening this weekend at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in Fort Langley.

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AL COLTON: New paintings sell quickly

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Today, three new paintings by Al Colton, who celebrates his 90th birthday in two weeks, sold before they could be put into frames. The Dean of Art has been busy painting for his upcoming show “Heritage Really Matters” in September. … Continue reading

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Toronto Star features Gallery artist, Richard Brodeur

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“Canucks legend stays in the game — on canvas” by Daniel Girard, Sports Reporter, TORONTO STAR, Monday June 27, 2011, Richard Brodeur made his first set of hockey memories nearly 30 years ago. It was 1982 and the diminutive goalie … Continue reading

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ALAN WYLIE: Show opening this weekend

Alan Wylie’s Show of new paintings opens this weekend at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery, Fort Langley. Saturday June 18, 2011. Open 11 am to 5 pm every day.

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NEXT SHOW: Alan Wylie’s “Alan Wylie” Exhibition

The Birthplace of B.C. Gallery is proud to present new works by Alan Wylie. His annual exhibition at the Gallery coincides with his birthday. Alan’s new paintings span his life in Glasgow, in Nova Scotia and on the West Coast. … Continue reading

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DEMO WEEKEND: Watercolours by Linda Muttitt

Linda Muttitt will be demonstrating the art of watercolours this weekend (June 10 & 11, 2011) in the Pine Room of the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Noon to 4 pm each day.

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DEMO WEEKEND: See Margo Harrison at Gallery

This weekend’s featured artist at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery is Margo Harrison. See Margo demonstrating her artwork in paintings and sculptures. Margo will be in the Pine Room of the Gallery again today (Sunday May 1) from Noon to … Continue reading

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WATERCOLOUR MASTER: Stephen Quiller at B.C. Gallery

Stephen Quiller visited his gallery in Fort Langley, British Columbia. He is internationally recognized as a painter who works primarily in water media, monotypes, and intaglio printmaking. Quiller is best known for his innovative approach to water media painting: watercolor, … Continue reading

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SHOW OPENING: Art on Ice by ‘King’ Richard Brodeur

The Birthplace of B.C. Gallery is honoured to present a show of paintings by artist Richard Brodeur, also know as ‘King’ Richard, the Vancouver Canucks hockey legend. The show will feature Brodeur’s childhood memories of growing up with pond hockey, … Continue reading

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LANGLEY TIMES: Richard Brodeur – A secret passion for paint

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April 05, 2011 Richard Brodeur – A secret passion for paint by Gary Ahuja – Langley Times Painting and hockey were always two of Richard Brodeur’s passions. But while he played hockey for a living during the 1970s and 1980s, … Continue reading

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The Art of Hockey according to “King Richard”

Artist Richard Brodeur will be at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery this weekend (April 9 & 10) with his paintings of childhood memories of pond hockey. He pursued his childhood passion for hockey and turned it into a successful career … Continue reading

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HERITAGE MATTERS: Lyle Longstaff paints Houston House

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The history that can be found along the Fort to Fort Trail has inspired Lyle Longstaff in his recent paintings. One shows the Houston House which is located across Allard Crescent from the cairn that marks the location of the … Continue reading

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DEMOS at the GALLERY: Watercolours by Heidi Lambert

This weekend is another “Demo Weekend” at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Heidi Lambert will be in the Pine Room demonstrating the art of watercolours from Noon to 4 pm.

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DEMO WEEKEND: Joyce Trygg at Gallery

Demo weekends continue with gallery artists. Last weekend Joyce Trygg was in the Pine Room of the Gallery demonstrating her acrylic painting techniques. Joyce was selected as the 2010 Wildlife Artist of the Year by the BC Wildlife Federation. She … Continue reading

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PEOPLE MATTER: Mr. Colton’s students remember

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Marlene Grant (bottom row, 3rd from left) and Audrey Chwaklinski (bottom, 4th from left) together with Gerry King and Patsy Lee paid a visit to the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery today to see paintings by their former art teacher, Mr. … Continue reading

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DEMO WEEKEND: Haddock paints today at the Gallery

Today at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery, Perry Haddock, will be in the Pine Room showing his technique from noon to 4 pm. Photo above shows Perry putting the finishing touches on his entry for Year of the Rabbit Show … Continue reading

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