Artist/Representative: Greg & Joan Swainson
OPEN FOR STUDIO TOUR (May 26 & 27, 2018): YES
At Raintree Studio and Gallery, the founding artist is Watercolourist Greg Swainson. He has been painting watercolours for 34 years. Greg is well known in Alberta and British Columbia, having sold numerous paintings internationally and across Canada. He was a commercial artist by trade, then a high school art teacher, and now teaches adult watercolour workshops in Qualicum Beach, North Saanich, BC and in Alberta. Greg has one or two major shows each year as well as showings in regional art shows in various locations and in Raintree Gallery.
Raintree Gallery is located 8 km north of Qualicum Beach, along the scenic Island Highway 19A. It is located in a tranquil garden setting nestled amongst the trees and opening to a spectacular view of the Salish Sea. The gallery accepts cash, cheques, visa and MasterCard. It is not wheelchair accessible but does have a washroom available.
Raintree Studio and Gallery is home to 10 to 12 local artists, who display their work from 1st weekend in May to last weekend in September, Thursdays to Sundays between noon and 5pm. Gallery is always open beyond regular business hours for individuals who call ahead and make an appointment. The artists displaying works have pieces in the following mediums: watercolours, acrylic painting, oil on canvas paintings, wood-turned bowls and other wood products from serving trays to boxes to tables, jewelry consisting of earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets and floral arrangements for indoors or out.
⇒ All art work at Raintree Studio and Gallery will be 20% off for the tours on Sat. and Sun. ⇐