Ellen was born and raised in the small coastal community of Campbell River BC, on Vancouver Island. She is the daughter of a commercial fisherman and has a long and direct connection with the sea and with nature which inspires her whimsical forms and designs.
Wild Elderberry Plate
Ellen discovered clay in 1984 while enrolled
Desiree was born in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory and has called various places home, including Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and finally Victoria.
In 1989, she became an active member of the Calgary chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Desiree enrolled in the Alberta College of Art in 1992, where she studied until getting married and starting
He was born in Ontario, where he lived in Lake Huron. He studied leather work and became a leather carver.
At the age of 23, Jason moved to Victoria, B.C. to study and learn the art of native wood carving. With the help and guidance of a Haida carver by the name of Randy Reid, he
Over 71% of this earth’s living space is ocean, which is inhabited by plants and animals. Even more importantly, over half of the world’s population lives within 60 miles of a coastline. These largely populated areas have threatened our local ecosystems, causing an increase in marine pollution, habitat destruction and inRead more →
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,