Without the heart and mastery of the artists who support us, and the lands, waters, and wildlife they love, there would be no Raincoast Gallery.
Earl Hirtz is a wildlife photographer, as well as an avid boater and traveler. He enjoys being surrounded by nature and is proud to call BC his home.
Gigi’s paintings are done almost entirely with her fingers. Her subject matter ranges widely, with her latest endeavour being a series of Totems.
Guy grew up in the province of Quebec, but moved to Vancouver in 1986 after falling in love with the natural beauty of the west coast. Since then he has worked with wood and supports efforts for the conservation of BC’s wild salmon.
Cheryl has been largely responsible for the revitalization of the ancient ceremonial art of Ravenstail and Chilkat weaving in Alaska, British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii.
Craig was born in Vancouver and has lived and worked his entire adult life on the British Columbia coast. His formal education includes environmental studies, wildlife management, and habitat protection.
During the three decades that have spanned Gaye’s career in art, her focus has been painting what delights her most: the effects of atmosphere and light.
Robert Bateman’s paintings call on the viewer to examine the natural world. His art reflects his commitment to ecology. Besides being one of Canada’s best-known artists, he is a spokesperson for environmental issues.
Roy Henry Vickers
Canadian artist Roy Henry Vickers is a world-renowned printmaker, painter, carver, author, and designer whose signature style fuses the traditional images of his West Coast native ancestry with the realism of his British heritage.