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Artists & Artisans


Paul Bailey

Paul Bailey Denman Island

Paul Bailey Photography
2995 Lacon Road, Denman Island
Open by appointment.    

Paul is a photo-based artist, North Island College Fine Arts Department instructor and founder of the college’s Professional Photography Program. His images, displayed in west coast and international venues, explore traditional and contemporary techniques and themes.


Email: paulbailey.denmanisland@gmail.com
Phone: 250.335.2072

Leslie Dunsmore

Leslie DunsmoreLeslie Dunsmore is a BC-born painter whose recent work captures the simplicity of silence. Inspired by years of observing forests, marshlands, lakes, and oceans, Leslie’s paintings explore distant and magnified images of nature. Largely self-taught, Dunsmore has studied at a number of prestigious institutions including London School of Art, Vancouver School of Art, North Island College, and Italy’s Santa Reparate Graphics Studio in Florence. She’s had numerous group and solo exhibitions.

To visit her studio, please call the number below to arrange an appointment.

Email: paintings@lesliedunsmore.com
Phone: 250.335.2918

Andrew Fyson

Andrew Fyson Denman IslandAndrew Fyson Photography Gallery
4174 Wren Road, Denman Island
Open by appointment.
Andrew is a photographer and biologist who shares his love for nature and Denman Island through his images. He carries his camera wherever he goes and likes to catch that unusual sighting, that special light or that unusual detail. His prints are frequently exhibited at shows in the Denman Summer Gallery and Arts Centre as well as his own gallery and the walls of many homes on Denman Island and elsewhere. To visit his gallery, please call.

Email: andyfys@hotmail.com
Phone: 250.335.9047

Lorraine Martinuik

Martinuik_intimations iiLorraine Martinuik is a multi-dimensional artist whose work explores the act of mark-making, the origins of language and visual art, and the inner workings of creative process. She questions the impulses that lead human beings to record things, to use visual markings to express ideas, to build elaborate systems of communication. Her work has been exhibited over the past thirty years in both group and solo shows all over British Columbia—Vancouver, Richmond, the Fraser Valley, Courtenay, Denman Island, Wells—in South Africa, and in New Zealand.


Email: info@martinuik.com

Richard Menard

Denman Island Artist Richard MenardRichard Menard is a sculptor and carver who works from his studios on Denman Island and Tofino, BC. Inspired by First Nations and Buddhist traditions, as well as the beauty of nature, Menard’s pieces exude a contemplative and serene presence.




Email: info@richardmenard.net

Cynthia Minden

Cynthia Minden Denman IslandCynthia Minden is a mixed media artist who takes the art of basketry to new heights by exploring sculptural form and often integrating non-traditional materials. A Denman Island resident for over two decades now, Cynthia works from her home studio and has exhibited in both Canada and the United States, at SOFA Chicago, the Handweavers Guild of America and Fiberarts International.



Email: mixedmedia@cynthiaminden.com

Shirley Phillips

Shirley Phillips Pottery Denman IslandLilac Sun Pottery,
3311 Denman Road, Denman Island, B.C. V0R 1T0
Studio open from March-Nov. or by app’t: 9 -5:30 daily

Everyday, Shirley Phillips is embraced by nature’s evolving canvas…the opening of flowers, rain on rocks, the unfurling of leaves, waves on the ocean. She is always inspired & tries to capture those fleeting images & emotions in her pottery.

Email: lilacsunpottery@gmail.com
Phone: 250.335.2085

Connie Treen

Morrison Marsh Late Winter by Connie TreenConnie Treen is a painter formerly from Denman Island, now living in Courtenay.
You are welcome to call for an appointment to visit.
Morrison Marsh Late Winter
30″ x 40″
Acrylic on Canvas



Visit: Connie Treen’s Website
Email: ctreen@telus.net
Phone:  250.335.3176