Karen Elder, West Coast Artist Bent-Tree-Studio, Hornby Island BC
Karen Elder, West Coast ArtistBent-Tree-Studio, Hornby Island BC 

New Studio adding to the Art Culture on Hornby Island, British Columbia

Welcome to Bent-Tree Studio!    ...one of the newer additions to the art culture on Hornby Island, British Columbia!    

 

My sincere and heartfelt thanks to my husband Sam for building his first-ever studio and for helping me make my dream come true!  My passion is painting and now I have a beautiful little studio that I can paint in anytime I want.  I have to say it was nice to get a huge part of my living room in my house back after all my supplies and canvases left.   I have many paintings displayed on the walls and you may even catch me in the middle of a creating a new piece of artwork when you come by.  

 

Bent Tree Studio officially opened to the public on August 10, 2014 just in time to be a part of the Studio/Garden Show.  Proceeds from this event will go towards building a New Art Centre in the not-too-distant future.  

 

I am now open by appointment during the off and shoulder season.  In the busy summer season I am open 4 days or more per week.  Contact information.

News:

NEW ART CARDS FOR SALE....  

5 New Artcards are now available.  Click on the tab located above to check them out.

 

ARTSHOWS: 

HORNBY ISLAND ART'S COUNCIL GALLERY -  Two group art shows coming up for the summer of 2019! The Small Works Fundraiser for HIAC and the New Arts Centre was held July 30th to Aug. 11th at HIAC "Gallery in the Woods" and the large works Art Show is starting on Aug. 16th at the Community Hall.

 

THE CO-OP - The Hornby Island Co-op has a group show for the months of July and August which I will be participating in.

 

Bent Tree Studio officially opened Aug. 2014 ...

Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   If I am in my Studio on other days, I will have my "Open sign" out by the Studio or you can call for an appointment.  Check it out...

 

Art Cards for sale... 

Art cards can be found in my studio, the Co-op, HIAC and on this website. 

 

Volunteer & Fundraising Projects: 

The most recent event was the HerringFest Artshow put on by Conservancy Hornby Island in March 2019 at the Community Hall.  Another HerringFest Artshow happened at the Co-op of which I was a part of.   I am happy to report that two of my sea lion watercolour paintings were sold.

 

In 2018 I participated and sold a large painting at UBC in Vancouver along with many other artists to fundraise for "HornbyTimes".  Proceeds went towards our new Art Centre that has been in the works for quite a number of years.  It is anticipated that ground-breaking for the new building will take place in the Fall of 2019.

 

Check out some other fund-raising projects that I have participated in with both paintings and 3-D projects over the years at:  Volunteer Project Gallery

 

 

 

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