Featured Artists in the Terrill Welch Gallery

The Terrill Welch Gallery’s new Arbutus Room features west coast landscape paintings of three other artists along with her own work. The Terrill Welch Gallery now has two rooms. The original main Garden Room of the gallery will continue to showcase the work of Internationally collected contemporary landscape painter Terrill Welch paintings. We will have more about the Garden Room’s first show of the 2020 season during these unprecedented times soon. For now, please enjoy our introduction of this new Arbutus Room which can be visited in person, 1 or 2 people from the same household at a time, by appointment, during our slow opening up in June 2020. We encourage you to preview the available work online below and make an appointment after you are familiar with the work of Terrill Welch, Glenda King, Jody Waldie and Jennifer Peers. As well as online and in person viewing, we are also offering video call appointments to visit the work with gallery owner and artist Terrill Welch.

Contact Terrill at c. 1.250.744.4560 (text works well) or email at tawelch@shaw.ca to schedule a video call or in person viewing appointment of these inspiring new west coast landscape paintings today.

Thank you so much for your interest and we look forward to showing you our rugged west coast landscape painting and connecting with you online, by video conferencing and in person by appointment as circumstances permit.

Introduction to the Arbutus Room of the Terrill Welch Gallery

Featured Original Oil Paintings by Terrill Welch

Arbutus Tree in Breaking Sun by Terrill Welch – 36 x 48 inch walnut oil on canvas

Artist’s notes: I had hiked out to St John Point on Mayne Island between heavy rain showers and was rewarded with an amazing bust of winter sunshine. The tree positively preened in its glow. What is a painter to do but pull out a large canvas and prepare to do a portrait of its elegant limbs.

Arbutus Tree in Breaking Sun by Terrill Welch

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

 Late September Sun on Vulture Ridge Mayne Island B.C. by Terrill Welch – 11 x 14 inch acrylic on gessobord.

Artist’s notes: Plein air painting up on Henderson Hill at Vulture Ridge is a worthy climb on September 28, 2014. Unfortunate a small correction did not happen to this work until late December 2016, resulting it a lengthy delay in the painting sketch’s release. However, the freshness of that day has no expiry date. Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Late September Sun on Vulture Ridge Mayne Island B.C. by Terrill Welch

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

Arbutus Entertaining A Grey Day by Terrill Welch – 30 x 24 inch walnut oil on canvas.

Artist’s notes: As the elegant Arbutus tree curved around, framing Navy Channel, I thought it wanted to show me something. And I suppose it did. Who wouldn’t want to be admired with a trunk like this!

Arbutus Entertaining A Grey Day by Terrill Welch

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

Evening beside the Sea by Terrill Welch – 11 x 14 inch walnut oil on linen board.

Artist’s notes: My evening plein air painting at Georgina Point beside the sea. What ended up on the linen board as each brushstroke of oil paint found its way to the surface seems merely incidental. Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada

Evening beside the Sea by Terrill Welch

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

View and purchase all original oil paintings by Terrill Welch currently available in her ARTWORK Archives online gallery

Briefly about the Artist Terrill Welch

Terrill Welch’s oil paintings frequently showcase the beautiful, mysterious and rugged southwest coast around her home on Mayne Island B.C. as well as paintings from her travels. Though locally appreciated, Terrill Welch is internationally collected.  Her paintings can be found in the homes of art collectors throughout Canada and the United States as well as in Australia, England, France, Italy, Norway and Switzerland.

Terrill Welch’s work is in collections that also include such renowned Canadian landscape painters as Emily Carr, A.Y. Jackson and Lawren Harris.

Born in the village of Vanderhoof in north-central British Columbia, Terrill Welch was invited into an adult painting class when she was fourteen years old. Terrill Welch has taken several college-level courses in drawing and painting. She now teaches the art of oil painting from life in natural light using water mixable oils through independent study online.

Terrill Welch… Whether it is the ocean waves, the rocks and mountains in the distance, the clouds especially or a special tree you give it a life -not just a coloured  dab of pigment as I have come to vision most paintings.  You give it the feeling of being there and being happy there in your work… You know and love the places you paint!  This comes across to me clearly. ~ Dennis Rogers 

Featured Original Oil Paintings by Glenda King

Summer Light by Glenda King – 30 x 24 inch oil on canvas.

Artist’s notes: An arbutus garden along the St John’s Point park. These beautiful trees stretching out across the path may capture your eyes & your heart. 

Summer Light by Glenda King

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

Arbutus – St John’s Point by Glenda King – 30 x 40 inches oil on canvas.

Artist’s notes: This Arbutus tree, like many, had so many curves and twists to it. Such a lovely early spring day with the sun shining, adding warmth and light. 

Arbutus – St John’s Point by Glenda King

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

Standing Strong by Glenda King – 18 x 14 inch oil on canvas.

Artist’s notes: An arbutus that weathers everything as it lives on the edge and appears to just be hanging on. 

Standing Strong by Glenda King

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

View and purchase all original oil paintings by Glenda King currently available in her Artwork Archive online gallery.

Briefly about the Artist Glenda King

Glenda King was born in Montreal and moved to the west coast before she became a teenager. She has travelled and lived in other areas of British Columbia and Canada but finally has been able to relocate back to B.C. This is where she feels rooted, with its mountains and the ocean. Since settling on the west coast in 2010, her love for wildlife and local scenery has grown through her photography and painting adventures.

Glenda began developing a serious oil painting practice in 2016. She has shown her work in student shows, regional art council shows, a three artist show, Envision Gallery group shows and is currently represented by the Terrill Welch Gallery on Mayne Island. Her work is in private collections in western Canada and the United State. Glenda continues to explore the bounty her natural world has to offer.

Featured Original Oil Paintings by Jody Waldie

A Piece of Paradise by Jody Waldie – 20 x 16 inches oil on canvas.

Artist’s Notes: Walking through the West Coast forest this patch of sunlight bouncing off the trees was the perfect place to set up my easel.

A Piece of Paradise by Jody Waldie

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

Divided by Jody Waldie – 12 x 16 inch oil on canvas.

Artist’s Notes: The divided rocky shores reach to reconnect as the water playfully keeps them apart on this damp and misty afternoon.

Divided by Jody Waldie

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Rocky Shore by Jody Waldie – 12 x 16 inch oil on canvas.

Artist’s Notes: Making our way to the point of a rocky coast line. What will greet us around the corner on this day?

Rocky Shore by Jody Waldie

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Winding Road by Jody Waldie – 24 x 18 inch oil on canvas.

Artist’s Notes: The Arbutus trees wind together with the trail on St. John’s Point reaching toward the sunlight over Navy Channel.

Winding Road by Jody Waldie

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

View and purchase all original oil paintings by Jody Waldie currently available in her Artwork Archives Online Gallery

Briefly about the Artist Jody Waldie

Jody Waldie was born on the West Coast of British Columbia and is held firmly there by the roots of its natural beauty. 

A career in education, with various teaching and school administrator positions, provided much time for encouraging and facilitating the artistic development of her students and less time for her own artistic ventures. 

Jody now resides on Mayne Island surrounded by nature, fulfilled with the joy of grandchildren, critters, her partner for life and her painting. 

She feels a strong visual, emotional and physical connection with the natural world and represents this for the viewer through use of colour, shape and value in her images.

Featured Original Oil Paintings by Jennifer Peers

Reaching to the Sky by Jennifer Peers – 24 x 18 inch oil on canvas

Artist’s Notes: This is a different view of Georgina Point Lighthouse. I decided to capture the height of the lighthouse up from the boulders along the shoreline on this late September day.

Reaching to the Sky by Jennifer Peers

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Charlie’s Boat House by Jennifer Peers – 36 x 24 inch oil on canvas

Artist’s Notes: This boat house is used twice a year, it’s tucked in a safe spot in Miners Bay. I’m sure it has many stories to tell of the boating antics that have gone on in the bay! 

Charlie’s Boat House by Jennifer Peers

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

Taking a Stand by Jennifer Peers – 20 x 26 inch oil on canvas.

Artist’s Notes: May can have clouds, perfect to show off new greenery on an iconic arbutus tree at Lighthouse Park. The incoming tide brings change to the beach below the tree.

Taking a Stand by Jennifer Peers

Additional viewing and purchase information in online gallery HERE.

View and purchase all original oil paintings by Jennifer Peers currently available in her Artwork Archives Online Gallery

Briefly about Jennifer Peers

Jennifer is a Canadian artist, wife and mother of two beautiful gifted young adults – her greatest creation! Add to the mix her young grandson who lights up her life! Art has always been an important part of her life growing up. Drawing and painting throughout her childhood, she graduated from the Graphic Design program at MacEwan University in Edmonton. Her profession as a graphic designer was a fulfilling way to use her creative talent.

Since moving to Mayne Island, BC from an Ontario farm she now focuses her work on locally inspired landscapes, seascapes, and some abstract pieces from her studio. Her eagerness to enhance her abilities lead her to international acclaimed artist Terrill Welch who has been an amazing mentor and influencer to strengthen her painting skills. Plein air experiences have led to enhanced usage of colour, shapes, shadow and light. Jennifer loves to work large, she has switched to oil paint a medium that works well with her attention detail creating the realistic aspects of her subjects.

Jennifer participates locally in the Souther Gulf Islands Arts Council, Mayne Island has a strong arts community with many public art shows and floating galleries on the ferries! Her work is hung in private collections across the country. She is eagerly anticipating, and painting pieces for the opening of the Arbutus Gallery. This dedicated exhibition space is hosted by Terrill Welch, the space will feature the work of three invited island artists, an exciting venture for all.

Jennifer loves to paint and create – she loves letting go and allowing for her desire of self-expression!

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    • Thank you Jeff. It is a beginning. I am going to post my most popular inventory of paintings and photographs for this gallery site. It shall take me a few weeks to get it completed but I wanted to get it out to people for feedback before I get to far. Your feedback is most appreciated 🙂

  2. awesome oil paintings terrill. laurie always said that you were great. love from the appletons

    • Oh what an absolute wonderful surprise!!!!!!!!!!! Hello Laurie and Charlotte! Thank you for your kind words and for dropping in to say hello. It is almost like having you knock on my front door and opening it to find you standing on the steps.

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  4. I find your works an inspiration Terril. I too paint in oils, and I find my feelings soaring with joy when I look at your work.

    • Thank you Diane and pleased to meet you! There is something I think extra special for a painter when they connect deeply with the work of another painter. I appreciate you take the time to share your experience of these paintings.

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