Isabelle Groc is a Vancouver-based writer and photographer. She covers environmental issues, urban affairs, conservation, wildlife, and the relationships between people and their environments.
In her nature photography, Isabelle is interested in conveying a sense of intimacy and connection with the animals. She often focuses on unusual details of species or offers extreme close-ups.
John Gillespie was born and raised on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. His lifetime as an Artist and Commercial Fisherman on the West Coast waters of British Columbia, is evident in the light and texture of his paintings of Marine and Coastal scenes. He captures the colour of the sea, the motion of a
Apple Blossom Necklace
Daphne Elaine Raymond brings the spirit of Vancouver Island to each unique jewelry piece she thoughtfully designs and creates. A native to the west coast and a resident of Sooke, Daphne’s artistry is inspired by an appreciation for the natural elements of her daily surroundings. Accentuating the beauty of semi-precious stones, local shells,
Allan Blyth educated his eye in the techniques and craftsmanship of carving at a very early age. Born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, he spent hours as a child watching master carvers restore ancient totem poles and house-posts destined for the Victoria Museum. In his 20s, Al was introduced to a master carver
Harbour Seal Carving
Craig Benson celebrates and honours the creatures on this planet with his work, particularly those of the Pacific Northwest. He was born in Vancouver and moved to Victoria, British Columbia in 1987. Carving began as a hobby for Craig, while he was pursuing an education in environmental studies. His career in wildlife