Spring has arrived in Victoria!

Cherry Blossom snowstorms, the heady scent of hyacinths, daffodils bowing and waving in the soft breeze...cheeky, but we just had to share!


One of my favourite corners of Beacon Hill Park.

(Heywood Avenue and Park Boulevard)


Two of our newest artists take inspiration!

Welcome Lisa Samphire - glass artist and Veronica Stewart - painter.



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Sky Scraper 13.5x5.5x4 $1600

Sky Scraper - Murrini series



Lisa Samphire began her glass blowing career in 1985. Since that time she has produced a diverse body of work, which includes private and public, sculptural and functional pieces.

Over the years she has been recognized and applauded for her work, receiving numerous awards scholarships, teaching appointments and commissions.


Through Purple Windows $2300


Through Purple Windows - Murrini series

9 x 8 x 4



Lisa takes inspiration for her Murrini series from Hundertwasser's buildings in Vienna and New Zealand.

Her ability to bring a new vitality and approach to her medium year after year is due in part to her ongoing education at The Pilchuk School and The Corning Glass Museum. Adding to this is her experience gleaned as owner of Starfish Studio, teacher at Red Deer College and from participation in exhibitions both nationally and internationally. This broad experience had lead to speaking engagements as well as being featured in numerous art publications.




Smarty 550.00, Lily Vase 325.00 Tulip vase 250.00.

  Smarty vase $550

Lily Vase $325

Tulip vase $250

In 2008, Lisa had 4 pieces acquisitioned by the Federal Government of Canada for it's Visual Arts Collection. In 2009, Lisa's work was selected to represent Canada at the Cheongju International Craft Biennale in South Korea.




Well known for her stunning jewellery, Veronica's newest creative    endeavour is painting. Her florals capture the essence of Spring.   


Hellebore 16 x 20 $550

16 x 20 acrylic on canvas

Blue poppies 3 16 x 20 $550

Blue Poppies 3
16 x 20 acrylic on canvas





Serenity envelopes the viewer in Ron's masterful Lunar Reflection.


Lunar Reflection

oil on canvas 22 x 28





John's masterful raku techniques are based on the old traditions of Korea and Japan, while his glazes are contemporary. His work includes west coast forest images, oriental brush work and masking techniques to create complex and elegant glaze combinations.

14-3-2 $495

Mazarine Raku Vessel
15 x 9 x 9

View John's ceramics




Spring's pallet abounds in this latest collection of paintings by Dawn Stofer - simply lovely!

Spring Interior 24 x 48 $2400.jpg

Spring Interior
Acrylic on canvas 24 x 48

View Dawn's paintings





Wouldn't we all love to run through Angela's charming field of flowers?

afield 24 x 30 $1850


Oil on canvas 24 x 30




The Avenue Gallery provides an accessible venue to those who are new to the contemporary fine art scene as well as knowledgeable collectors. Please browse through our often-updated website to view hundreds of paintings, sculptures, ceramics and jewellery by over fifty contemporary artists or visit us in person...



2184 Oak Bay Avenue in Victoria, BC. 

Open Mondays to Saturdays 10:00 - 5:30 

Sundays and most holidays 12:00 - 4:00

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  phone us 250-598-2184

We look forward to hearing from you or seeing you in the gallery soon! 

 Heather, judi, Catherine and Zahra


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