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Currently in the Galley:

Donna Bilyk

Fernie Through My Artistic Filter

Born and raised in Saskatoon, SK, Donna Bilyk knew from an early age that her passion in life was the creation of art. Married with 5 children, Donna has moved around Western Canada, and since 1995 has owned and operated Artist’s Touch, which specializes in Custom Picture Framing, Photography, and Fine Art.

After completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge in 2011, Donna came full circle and enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Saskatchewan. She has had the opportunity to participate in numerous solo and group exhibitions and her works are held in both private and corporate collections.

Her practice incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach, working in oils, acrylic, charcoal, photography and sculpture. She is inspired by Impressionist artists such as Degas and Manet for their use of light, brushwork and strong compositional elements. Recent exposure to contemporary artists: Richter, Bartlett and Hughes have formed a diverse assemblage to draw upon.

This exhibition will be based on photos that Donna has captured at various times while visiting Fernie and the spirit of the town that she encapsulates in these photographic souvenirs.

We have all of our gallery exhibitions lined up for the 2019 calendar year! Here is a comprehensive list of the shows:

Liza Gareau Tosh January 3-29

Alysha Clarke January 31 – February 26

Troy Bubba Cook February 28 – March 26

Jocelyn Mudry March 28 – April 23

Donna Bilyk April 25 – May 28

David Pantuso May 30 – June 25

Tessa Stanley June 27 – July 23

Lindsay Dew July 25 – August 27

Peggy Black August 29 – September 24

Beth Gallup and Roni Jergunsen September 26 – October 29

Jennifer van Popta October 31 – November 26

Liane Ameudy November 28 – December 24

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British Columbia Arts Council The City of Fernie Columbia Basin Trust Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance The Fernie Fix Park Place Lodge