The Library recognizes that the arts are a distinguishing characteristic of our community's identity. To support our community's creative talents, we offer spaces that showcase local artists in a setting that invites connection and reflection.
Our Art Gallery is a canvas for established and emerging artists who work in an exciting range of styles and media.
Come experience this month's exhibit and discover a new artist, perspective and source of pleasure. Works are on display both on the Main Floor and Lower Level.
In addition to our monthly exhibitions, over the years the Library has acquired a collection of fine art. Selected pieces are on display in the Library. Permanent collection
Charles van Sandwyk, Illustrator, Writer, Wanderer
March 1 – April 27 , 2018
Charles van Sandwyk was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and later immigrated with his family to Vancouver where he studied graphic design. Whether it is a hand painted watercolour or a limited edition hand bound book, the work of Charles van Sandwyk continues to inspire and enchant. His work take viewers on an immersive journey into the past where fairies and animals share stories about the simple pleasures in life.
Watch a short documentary to see how this Canadian artist truly embodies the title of Charles van Sandwyk: Illustrator, Writer, Wanderer.
For inquiries or sales please contact Taren Urquhart, Arts and Special Events Coordinator, 604-925-7446 or firstname.lastname@example.org.