Artist Directory


Barta, Pavel

Pavel Barta, sculptor and graphic designer, was born in the Czech Republic. He came to Canada in 1997. Presently he lives and works in Campbell River, BC. His sculptures of all sizes and variety of media are displayed in several galleries in BC. Pavel's artwork found place in private collections across Canada, in U.S.A., Europe, New Zealand and Australia. One of his public projects was creation of 16 sculptures for the foyer in the new building of Kelowna General Hospital - "Helping Hands".«

Pavel Barta
Bodenmann, Ross

Ross is a production artist, photographer and writer based on Vancouver Island. From feature film production to custom construction projects, fine art painting and installation sculpture - working across a variety of mediums has positioned Ross to be a well-rounded creative director. Drawing inspiration and instruction from a variety of mentors and institutions from around the world as well as from the Vancouver Island landscape he calls home has given Ross a compelling creative aesthetic.

Smith, Trish

Born and raised in South Africa, Trish lives in the Comox Valley where her practice is often inspired and informed by the natural environment to be found on Vancouver Island. Her concern for the human condition is often reflected in her interdisciplinary work, blurring boundaries between sculpture, ceramics, drawing, photography, painting and life. She is interested in people and finds inspiration in the resilience of human nature. As an Interdisciplinary artist and horticulturist she has been exhibiting her work in South Africa and Canada since 1977. She studied Fine Arts through East London School of Art, South Africa, North Island College Fine Arts and graduated with a BFA through Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada.

Trish Smith
Walker, Douglas

Douglas Walker is a Canadian sculptor based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Working mainly with a variety of recycled objects collected at thrift stores and scrap yards, Douglas creates sculptures best described as whimsical and slightly eccentric. He is best known for upcycling discarded musical instruments, such as tubas and trombones, into water features. Always stretching his limits he has created life size musicians, singers and dancers, wacky wind machines and pipe mazes. By melding and blending common cast-off objects, he has proven himself to be an accomplished sculptor whose designs are easily recognizable. Douglas has won both national and international awards for his sculptures. Works created by Douglas can be found throughout North America, the UK , Dubai and Australia

Douglas Wlker