Newfoundland and Labrador has attracted many artists from mainland Canada, the United States and Europe. Provincial artists have, however, often made their own mark on the international art scene.
Many well known names have produced bodies of work that hang on corporate, commercial and private walls all over the world.
Five Island Art Gallery is proud to represent some of Newfoundland and Labrador's finest artists.
Susan Parsons was born in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada.
After graduating from the college of Trades Technology with a Commercial Art Diploma, she worked, for a while as a commercial ...
Audrey Cole was born in Western Canada and came to live in Newfoundland in 1960 – first to Carbonear, then Grand Falls and since 1987 in St. John’s.
Painting and ...
Bill Coultas has been a photographer for over 35 years. His photos have appeared in local, regional, national and international magazines and newspapers.
In recent years his visual skills have ...
Cathy Driedzic paints fresh and luminous watercolors in her third story studio overlooking the harbor of St. John's, Newfoundland. Her use of traditional transparent colors results ...
Ennis Designs combines the work of two rug hookers, Frances Ennis & Maxine Ennis, into a unique product lines. These include:
- Awful Good People,
- Wonderful Grand Bags, ...
Frances Ennis began rug hooking in 2002, very quickly become passionate about it and soon began using it as a mode of artistic expression.
Frances's rugs reflect who she is ...
Hooking Our Lives is a project by women about women.
It about teaching, learning, remembering and celebrating .... in the company of women. It is about learning a craft that ...
Ilse Hughes loves the play of brush stroke and colour when it initially hits the surface because for her painting should be first and foremost about 'paint'. Her interpretation relies ...