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Art 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 Millennium Place or online at www.whistlerartscouncil.com.

Also, many local cafes, restaurants, bars and retail outlets offer up their walls as display spaces for visual artists. Keep your eyes open because you never know where you might spy that essential piece.

The local farmers markets are also an important part of the summer art scene with a wide variety of photographers, clothing designers, artists and jewelry artisans displaying. Check out the Whistler Farmer’s Market every Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Upper Village. The Franz’s Trail Market in Creekside has wrapped up for the season.

The Gallery at Millennium Place

Community gallery space with monthly shows. On the walls for September: The Art Of Tazara - new works by seven-year-old Tazara Lopes. Artist reception Saturday, Sept. 17, 2-6 p.m. Upstairs Foyer. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.myplacewhistler.org.

The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery

Renowned Canadian artists in a classic setting. Aug. 27-Sept. 8: ‘One Man’s Perspective’ - new exhibition by painter Cameron Bird. Whistler Village Resort Gallery Row. Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.com.

Upper Vision Gallery

Regularly changing displays by up-and-coming visual artists. Currently showing ‘Blush’ - acrylic paintings and ink drawings by Penticton-based artist Sarah Fahey. BBK’s Pub, Upper Village. Ph: 604-932-9795.

West Coast Gallery

Strong roster of classic painters including Hessam, Maya Eventov and American realist wine artist Thomas Arvid. Newest addition to the roster - local glass artist Duane Perrett. Pan Pacific Lodge. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.

Expressions Art Studio & Gallery

Studio, gallery, and paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky glass, wood, fibre arts, ceramics and photography. Regular creative classes and workshops. Call for rates/times. Tyndall Stone Lodge. Ph: 604-932-2822. www.expressionsartstudio.com.

Mountain Gallery Chateau Whistler

Contemporary Canadian paintings, ceramics, glass, bronze and stone works. Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort. Ph: 604-935-1862. www.mountaingalleries.com.

The Plaza Galleries

A wide variety of paintings, sculptures and jewelry from renowned Canadian and international artists. Town Plaza, Village North.

Ph: 604-938-6233. www.plazagalleries.com.

Clayfunkionals

Ceramics by Borgi Rayen. Studio viewing by appointment. Whistler Creekside. Ph: 604-932-2468.

Object Design Gallery

"Wearable art" custom handmade jewelry. Monthly guest visual artists. Ph: 604-905-7768. www.objectdesigngallery.com.

The Path Gallery

Fine native art works and jewelry. In-house custom framing studio. Tyndall Stone Lodge. Ph: 604-932-7570. www.pathgallery.com.

Whistler Village Art Gallery

Elegant space showcasing bold contemporary paintings, sculptures and mixed-media. Whistler Village Resort Gallery Row. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.

Black Tusk Gallery

Bold works by Northwest Coastal aboriginal artists. Whistler Village Resort Gallery Row. Ph: 604-905-5540. www.blacktusk.ca.

Mountain Moments Photography

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

Daily Planet

Contemporary and vintage pieces for home interiors. Works by local artists Lynn Pocklington, Patty Sanudo and Richard Driegers. Whistler Marketplace. Ph: 604-905-4044.

Art Junction

Classy gallery and in-house framing studio showcasing contemporary B.C. artists. 1050 Millar Creek Road., Function Junction. Ph: 604-938-9000. www.artjunction.ca.

The Creation Station

Studio/gallery run by painter Chili Thom and designer KLC Nash. Seeking submissions for upcoming collaborative show. 1006 Lynham Road, Function Junction. Ph: 604-698-5060 or 604-905-9841.

Cori Ross Originals and Prints

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

Black Ohm Tattoo Gallery

Tattoo studio showcasing in-house artists Pepe, Robin Dutcher, Justin Ormiston and others from the Whistler underground. Millar Creek Rd., Function Junction. Ph: 604-938-8878. www.blackohmtattoogallery.com.

Snow City Glassworks

Glass blowing, fusing and etching by resident artist Duane Perrett. Open studio Saturday-Wednesday. Studio time/space available for rent. Function Junction. Ph: 604-932-4748. www.snowcityglassworks.com.

Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery

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

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.

Out of Whistler

Squamish Artwalk & Gallery Tour

4th annual event offers a glimpse into the thriving Howe Sound art scene. Open studio demos in a wide variety of mediums including woodworking, pottery, painting, metals, textiles, stained glass, silk painting, photography, jewelry and sculpture. Sept. 17-18, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Ph: 604-815-8461. www.squamishart.com.

Northern Lights Gallery

Canadian First Nations and Inuit prints, carvings, sculptures and jewelry. Cleveland Ave., Squamish. Ph: 604-892-2018.

Foyer Gallery

Currently showing digital collage works by Katherine Kerr, Japanese textile artworks by Keiko Kiyota and fabric art by Vivian Zuba. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 13: mixed media pieces by Jessica Pasch, Rebecca Pasch and Elizabeth Harris-Nichols. Squamish Public Library, 37907-2nd Ave. Ph: 604-892-3110.

Nothing Finer

One-of-a-kind works by local and regional artisans for home and garden. Cleveland Ave., Squamish.

Brackendale Art Gallery

A true original in the heart of Brackendale. HQ for the annual Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival & Count. Ongoing ‘Art of the Natural World’ exhibition, plus surrealist paintings by Toby Nilsson. Open weekends and stat. holidays or by appointment. Government Rd. (Depot Rd. off Hwy 99). Ph: 604-898-3333. www.brackendaleartgallery.com.

Tess Klein Jewelry

Intricate custom jewelry designs. Studio viewing by appointment. Pemberton Plateau. Ph: 604-894-5557. www.tessklein.com.

Gallup Pottery

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

Karen Love Art

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

Toya’s Gallery

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

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 open by appointment. Ph: 604-452-3273.