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1. Art (Paintings)

1158


Los Olivos

A spectacular original European Framed Oil on canvas painting titled "los Olivos" signed by Spanish artist Toledano (44.5"W x 28"H). In his native country Toledano also created many magnificent portraits as well as landscapes which included this stunning painting which was created in the 1950 or 60's and arrived in Vancouver where it was sold by the Riviera Gallery in 1969, after being displayed and sold from a Gallery by the Prada in Madrid. Held in the special collection of an avid local collector for nearly 50 years, this exceptional Spanish piece is now ready for additional provenance.

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Value $6,500

Donor: Anonymous


1. Art (Paintings)

1311


Merlot & Pinot Gris & Chardonnay

1 & 2 Original acrylic on canvas (20"W x 30"H) by celebrated Montreal based artist Will Rafuse.

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Value $5000

Donor: Will Rafuse http://www.willrafuse.com


1. Art (Paintings)

1159


Generation #4

A spectacular Framed (56.5cm x 76cmH) Silkscreen on paper painting (1983) titled "Generation #4 (PP1) by noted local artist Wayne Eastcott.

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Biography: In 1966, Wayne Eastcott graduated with honours in painting and printmaking from the Vancouver School of Art, and embarked on a career of innovative printmaking. This led to a Canada Council Grant in 1968 for the development of new printmaking techniques, in particular the Xerox technique. He subsequently engaged the interest and active participation of Xerox Corporation in Rochester, New York and Fuji-Xerox in Tokyo, Japan where he made a defining video “Electography, what is it?” Wayne joined the art faculty of the Capilano College in 1971 and, in the same year, he and BC Binning, established the Dundarave Print Workshop in West Vancouver which is now operating on Granville Island in Vancouver. In 1979, he established the printmaking Department of Capilano College. Wayne has exhibited nationally and internationally, including New York, Japan, Yugoslavia, Poland, Germany, Spain, India and Brazil. His work is found in many private, corporate and public collections, such as the National Gallery of Canada.

Value $1,800

Donor: Dr. Lorene Balmaceda Lederer


1. Art (Paintings)

1137


Plantation Cottages

A framed original acrylic on canvas (2001) by noted local artist Sam Naccarato (20"W x 16"H).

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Biography: As both a physician and highly sought after artist, Sam's works have been featured in "Masterpieces in Canada" of the international Artist's magazine. He sold a record 52 paintings at the Spring 2000 opening of his exhibition at the Ferry Building Gallery following a jury competition to select the best artist for a one-man-show.

Value $1,450

Donor: Sam Naccarato


1. Art (Paintings)

1330


Carmel Morning

An original oil painting (16"W x 24"H) by Bruce F. McAdam, a painter who is totally captivated by changing light and endlessley entranced by the effects it has on our world. "Carmel Morning" shares with us McAdam's painterly view of the sun drenched Californian light and shadows in a quiet comtemplative corner of Carmel Mission.

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Biography: Bruce McAdam is a painter who is totally captivated by changing light and endlessly entranced by the effect it has on our world. The son of an artist & designer, he considers himself fortunate to have grown up in an artsy environment. He was born in Winnipeg Manitoba, has lived in B.C. for many years and plans to spend the rest of his life painting our beautiful province. He works mainly in oil, sometimes in pastel and occasionally in pencil or pen & ink. He feels that he has been most influenced by impressionistic “painters of light” such as Claude Monet, John Singer Sargent and Guy Rose.

Value $1,400

Donor: Bruce F. McAdam, Canadian Impressionist


1. Art (Paintings)

1224


Parrot

An orginal, framed, watercolour painting (11"W x17"H) by renowned artist Kiff Holland, whose works are held in collection at Harrison Galleries as well as around the world.

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Biography: 'There is a always a new way of seeing and another way of interpreting.' Born in South Africa and now living on the edge of the forest in North Vancouver, B.C., KIFF HOLLAND, SFCA, AWS, CSA, CSPWC received his formal art training at the University of Witwatersrand and the Johannesburg School of Art. Upon immigrating to Canada in 1975, Holland was immediately captivated by British Columbia’s soft colours and light. His palette changed from the warm African earth tones to the cool, ethereal values for which he has become known. He is proficient in watercolours, oils and acrylics and teaches in the Department of Illustration and Design of Capilano College, as well as conducting workshops in Canada, the USA and Europe. Holland’s works are finely drawn and detailed and definitely have his own mark of distinction. Kiff has become one of the West Coast's finest artists, winning acclaim for his intricate depictions of an endless number of subjects. His works are held in collections around the world. Harrison Galleries, Vancouver's foremost fine art dealer, remains family owned and operated with over 45 years' experience in the art community. Representing the art of renowned regional and internationally recognized artists, they carry an extensive collection of traditional and contemporary paintings. For just a few of the exceptional pieces they have to offer, browse the frequently updated artists and art shows on their website or at either of their two locations.

Value $1,250

Donor: Kiff Holland (courtesy of Harrison Galleries) http://www.harrisongalleries.com


1. Art (Paintings)

1368


The Tragic Romantic

A mixed media, primarily acrylic, painting on canvas (24"W x 30"H).

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Biography: Laura Skuse, born and raised in Vancouver, has travelled the world, but Vancouver is where she will always return to. Her first art show, 'One's Own' An Art Introspective on the Enneagram's Nine Personality Types, was held here in Vancouver on September 6, 2007. Every piece sold before the night's end. The show, held at the Bump & Grind Cafe on Commercial Drive, runs until the end of November.

Value $250

Donor: Laura Skuse


1. Art (Paintings)

1166


Duck Pond

Watercolour (16"W x 23"H) by noted Fraser Valley artist E. Ann Nelson.

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Biography: Ann Nelson first studied painting and drawing at Douglas College, and then graduated with honours from Emily Carr College of Art and Design. She has exhibited her work in galleries throughout the lower mainland. Ann currently resides in Surrey with her husband, painter Robert Michener.

Value $950

Donor: Linda Lando http://www.lindalandofineart.com


1. Art (Paintings)

1061


A Toast to the Good Life!

Original crayon and pastel (38"W x 28"H) by acclaimed Seattle artist Curtis Steiner. This piece has the potential to become a valuable collector’s item.

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Biography: Acclaimed jeweler, painter and designer Curtis Steiner has had a private exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum. His work remains as part of the Seattle Art Museum’s permanent collection. Although currently he predominately designs jewelry this early painting shows his tremendous versatility and artistry.

Value $900

Donor: Jodi Smith


1. Art (Paintings)

1312


The Family

Acrylic on canvas (14"W x 17"H) by local artist Kevin Snyder, who developed his colour rich, intense style of "sculptural" painting from his studies in the Veronese bronze studios of Italy. A prolific painter and sculptor, Snyder captures the essence of his characters in his minimal, bold style. Snyder resides in Vancouver and his paintings and sculptures are in collections worldwide.

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Biography: Kevin continues to explore ideas surrounding human relations, individuality and the environment. His subject matter continues to evolve, " I tend to find an idea or subject and represent that idea many times, but along the way the image evolves as I push the idea as far as I can." Kevin has works published by a major art publisher, has exhibited throughout North America and is represented by a handful of established galleries. www.kevinsnyder.com

Value $700

Donor: Will Rafuse http://www.willrafuse.com


1. Art (Paintings)

1107


High in the Hills

Framed acrylic painting (8"W x10"H) by renowned Sunshine Coast artist Brian Romer.

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Biography: Brian Romer is a well-established and treasured local artist. His oil abstracts have gradually become more representational in his desire to capture the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Trips to France have also inspired Brian to paint rolling hills, vineyards and quaint villages of red-tiled roofs, a notable departure from his west coast style of landscapes. Brian's works have been displayed in various shows and galleries in recent years. Calona Vineyards selected one of his paintings from several hundred submissions from across Canada for the label of the Artists Series VQA Reserve, 2001 Riesling; and have more recently selected another of his works for the 2003 Pinot Gris.

Value $675

Donor: Brian Romer


1. Art (Paintings)

982


Conundrum

(43.5" W X 27 "H) Original acrylic painting on canvas by acclaimed Vancouver artist Cindy Caird.

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Value $500

Donor: Berkmann & Wulff Interior Accessories


1. Art (Paintings)

1008


Driftwood Beach Two

A framed original acrylic on canvas (12"W X 14"H) by Canadian artist Douglas Unger.

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Value $300

Donor: Leigh Margetts (Courtesy of Creekhouse Gallery) http://www.creekhousegallery.com


1. Art (Paintings)

1273


Ron & Tal

Relish the beauty and symmetry of the human form in this original framed conte on grey paper (76cmH X 61cmW) by talented local artist Liz Wilcox.

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Biography: Liz enjoys working in various mediums including landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, and still life, with her preferred expression being the depiction of human form. She has participated in group shows and solo exhibitions and her works are found worldwide including England, Australia, Holland, Germany, France, Italy, New Caledonia and the United States. "Visual art is one of the languages we use to share feelings, and the attempt to capture the mood of the model, manifested in movement or stillness, is a constant challenge to me."

Value $300

Donor: Liz Wilcox Art


1. Art (Paintings)

1007


Driftwood Beach One

A framed original acrylic on canvas (12"W X 14"H) by Canadian artist Douglas Unger.

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Value $300

Donor: Leigh Margetts (Courtesy of Creekhouse Gallery) http://www.creekhousegallery.com


1. Art (Paintings)

1009


Coquitlam Station

A framed original acrylic on canvas (15"W x 12"H) by Canadian artist L. Robson.

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Value $250

Donor: Leigh Margetts (Courtesy of Creekhouse Gallery) http://www.creekhousegallery.com


 

 

 

 

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