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Salt Spring Island Artists

Salt Spring Island has long been known for the many artists that live and work here. A number of art galleries have sprung up that show work by mostly local artists. See the Business Listings for a list of some of Salt Spring Island art galleries. In the coming weeks, information about some Island artists will be gathered and displayed on these pages. Robert Bateman is perhaps one of the better known artists call Salt Spring Island home, and it was an inquiry about Mr. Bateman that lead to the creation of the "artists" section on this site.
Visit the ArtCraft site to see details of this popular event that runs right through the summer. The dates last year were from May 19 to September 17 2006 (check their site for an update for 2007), with exhibition and sale of wares made by artisans and artists of Salt Spring Island. Call 250-537-0899 for more information or visit ArtCraft takes place at Mahon Hall right in Ganges at the corner of Rainbow Road and Lower Ganges Road.

Featured Salt Spring Island Artists:

Amarah Gabriel and Timothy Hume painted the mural in downtown Ganges for the Salt Spring Butterflyers at the Island Saving Credit Union Parking lot on McPhillips Ave. Visit the Salt Spring Butterflyers website for more information.

Northern Reflections by Robert Bateman
See Galleons Lap Photography for shows by local photographers, classes and workshops.

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