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In Whistler

The Whistler Art Walking Tour is a great way to experience local galleries and public art pieces. Self-guided brochures are available at MY (Millennium) Place or online at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. Also, many local cafés and restaurants, bars and retail outlets offer up their walls as display spaces for local painters and photographers. Keep your eyes open–you never know where you might spy that essential piece.

The Gallery at Chateau Whistler

Contemporary Canadian paintings, ceramics, glass, bronze and stone sculpture and other authentic handcrafted items. Beginning Jan. 22: Journey to the Falls–a special exhibition of works by Canadian artists Jim Vest and Jerry Heine. In-house reception 7-10 p.m. Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort. www.thegallerychateauwhistler.com.

The Path

A new gallery and framing studio in Whistler Village. Fine native art works and jewelry. Tyndall Stone Lodge. Ph: 604-932-7570.

VISEYE Photo Gallery

Photo gallery on the walls of the cozy pub in the Blackcomb Benchlands. Currently showing the work of local photojournalist Bonny Makarewicz. BBK’s Pub, Upper Village. www.viseyephotogallery.com.

The Gallery at MY (Millennium) Place

On the walls through the month of Januray: The Magic Triad, a new collection of watercolour paintings by Bernhard Thor, a versatile artist/artisan residing in the area around Anderson Lake. Upstairs Foyer. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

West Coast Gallery

Acclaimed Canadian artists in a variety of media. Pan Pacific Lodge. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.

The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery

Elegant space showcasing renowned local and Canadian artists. Annual winter exhibition of new works by Rod Charlesworth opens Jan. 29. Whistler Village Resort (lobby level gallery row). Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.com.

Art Junction@Function

A classy gallery and in-house framing studio showcasing contemporary B.C. artists. A recent addition to the roster is Inukshuck oil painter Ken Kirby. 1050 Millar Creek Road., Function Junction. Ph: 604-938-9000. www.artjunction.ca.

Whistler Village Art Gallery

A gorgeous renovated space displaying old favourites and new artists. Whistler Village Resort (lobby level gallery row). Sister gallery at the Westin Resort. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.

Black Tusk Gallery

Bold works by aboriginal and Northwest Coast artists. Whistler Village Resort (lobby level gallery row). Ph: 604-905-5540. www.blacktusk.ca.

Snow City Glassworks

Glass blowing, fusing and etching by resident artist Duane Perrett. Alpha Lake Road, Function Junction. Open studio every Thursday, 2-6 p.m. Ph: 604-932-4748. www.snowcityglassworks.com.

Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery

Massey is renowned for his decorative stoneware, his wife Cheryl for her cedar bark, bull kelp and tule baskets. Alpine Meadows. Ph: 604-932-6455.

The Plaza Galleries

A wide variety of paintings and sculptures from renowned Canadian and international artists, plus stone carvings, glassworks, masks and jewelry.

Town Plaza, Village North. Ph: 604-938-6623.

Expressions Art Studio & Gallery

Studio/gallery/paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky glass, wood, fibre arts and ceramics. Regular in-house artist demonstrations, workshops and classes. Tyndall Stone Lodge. Call 604-932-2822 for rates/times.

Cori Ross Originals and Prints

Funky, colourful Whistler snow and summer scenes by resident painter Cori Ross. Studio viewing by appointment. Cross Designs Studio, Whistler Cay. Ph: 604-932-3473.

Black Ohm Tattoo Gallery

Tattoo studio showcases works by in-house artists Dave ‘Pepe’ Petko, Robin Dutcher and Justin Ormiston and other contributors from the Whistler underground. Millar Creek Rd., Function Junction. Ph: 604-938-8878. www.blackohmtattoogallery.com.

Whistler Village Art Gallery

An extensive collection of rich oil paintings and Inuit sculpture. Westin Resort. Ph: 604-935-3999. www.whistlerart.com.

Freestyle Framing & Art Gallery

First Nations artworks and wildlife prints from a mobile showroom based in Tapley’s Farm. Viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-4077. www.freestyleframingandartgallery.ca.

Mountain Moments Photography

Classic Whistler images by long-time local Greg Griffith. Clocktower, Skiers Square. www.mountainmoments.com

Clayfunkionals

Ornamental ceramics and jewelry by Borgi Rayen. Whistler Creekside. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-2468.

Mountain Craft Gallery

Canadian paintings and blown glass, ceramic and mixed media artworks. Whistler Creekside. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-5001.

Out of Whistler

Brackendale Art Gallery A true original in the heart of Brackendale featuring a gallery, theatre, café and chapel. Current exhibition: ‘Art of the Natural World’ - eagle themed works celebrating the 19th Annual Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival & Count. Natural World Lecture Series continues with presentations by Whistler Bear expert Michael Allen on Saturday, Jan. 22 and Squamish Valley historian David Lassman on Sunday, Jan. 23. Eagle Festival hours - open seven days/week. Six miles north of Squamish, on Government Rd., (take Depot Rd. off Hwy 99). Ph: 604-898-3333. www.brackendaleartgallery.com.

Newport Gallery

Western and First Nations art. Regular in-house workshops, demonstrations and musical performances. 38055 Cleveland Avenue, Squamish. www.newportgallery.net.

Foyer Gallery

Current exhibition: woodcuts by Vaughan Hoy and antique folk art by Rick Bowerman. Squamish Public Library, 37907 Second Ave. Ph: 604-892-3110.

Nothing Finer

One-of-a-kind works by local and regional artisans. Stoneware, pottery, and sea grass baskets for home and garden. Cleveland Ave., Squamish.

Toya’s Gallery

Contemporary aboriginal artwork by Toya Harris, soapstone sculpture by Mike Tyler, organic furniture pieces by Martin Sam and appliqué garments by Karl Harris. #2008, Hwy 99, Mount Currie. Ph: 604-894-9460.

Karen Love Art

Paintings, prints and silver jewelry by resident artist Karen Love. 1422 Collins Rd., Pemberton. Studio viewing daily by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5558.

Our Glass Works

Custom design stained glass by Judy and Hugh Bourhis, celebrating 25 years in the local arts community. 9143 Pemberton Portage Rd., Birken. Studio showroom daily by appointment. Ph: 604-452-3273.

Gallup Pottery

Functional stoneware by long-time local Meg Gallup. 7396 Laurel St., Pemberton. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5035.