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Safe Waters, Acrylic on Canvas by Bev Robertson

Bev Robertson Wildflower Art Studio www.bevrobertson wildflowerartstudio.ca 250 929-4560


ev was born and raised on Vancouver Island with a natural talent for art. Her talent has taken her on a life long journey finding various artistic outlets along the way. Her journey began working as a Hairstylist, then for many years owning a craft and painting store (specializing in teaching Folk-art) and in recent years Bev’s artistic talents have taken another direction working as a Kitchen Designer. While always continuing to paint, Bev never quite found enough time to follow her passion…painting. Painting full time for then now, finding herself more fulfilled and motivated than ever. “Painting is what I love to do, it feeds my soul. Being able to paint on a regular basis gives me the opportunity to explore and discover the artist that has been waiting inside of me all these years. As I finish one painting, there is always another painting in my mind, just waiting to be created .I love finding the light in the painting that make it come alive. My goal is to evoke a special memory or feelings, from

Talking Arts Bev Robertson the viewer, so they feel they have seen that before. ” Bev finds inspirations in capturing the light as it hits the flowers in the gardens around her and the movement and light of the ever changing ocean, lakes, and skies of the beautiful Island where she lives and wherever she travels. Currently, Bev enjoys realism and representative painting, in both Acrylic and Oils, on canvas. Bev has a new energy to her work and is discovering and learning new techniques in her continuing journey to follow her passion.

I am a member of the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery and the Coast Collective Gallery and a new member of the Visions Tour group. Cowichan Valley Visions Art StudioTour Group and can be found during the tour at Terry Harrisons Studio as a Guest Artist at Terry Harrisons Studio, 1213 Royalta Rd., Mill Bay.July July 4,5,and 6.

The common thread through my paintings is the light. I am forever trying to achieve a light that the viewer recognizes.as something familiar .I love to paint the light that caresses a childs cheek or shines through the petals of a flower or possibly the light as it reflects in the water

Thursday, Weekly Meditation, at Nichiren Peace Center

“The gentle nature of our Cowichan Valley appears in the colorful buds of the wild berries here at Nichiren Peace Center” Nichiren Buddha Society & Peace Center Phone: 250. 710. 7594


or a glass and creates an abstract design amongst the reality. In my art I try to unveil how what you see is not always what you think something should look like but when you paint as you see it becomes real and recognizable. Currently, I enjoy realism and representative painting, in both Acrylic and Oils, on canvas. I have a new energy in my work and am discovering and learning new techniques in my continuing journey to follow my passion.

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