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Abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter

Meet abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter

“I am a traveller between worlds” — abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter A beautiful drive from Hanover Airport, through the rolling hills of North Rhine-Westphalia, takes me to the small city of Detmold, Germany. An ancient city first referred to in the year 783. Checked in to my room at a charming hotel in the Read more about Meet abstract landscape artist, Gesa Reuter[…]

Try it ART | Spring Group Show, May 18-June 15, 2019

2019 Spring Art Show

Let the artists inspire you through our 2019 Spring art exhibition The 2019 Spring Art Show is our colourful, annual Spring art exhibition. From our Gallery, tucked away among the trees of West Bragg Creek, we offer you over 40 new artworks, by fifteen national and international artists. From stunning figuratives to enticing landscapes and Read more about 2019 Spring Art Show[…]

Meet Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough

Meet Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough

“I want to add a little bit of beauty to the world.” — Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough A direct flight takes me from Calgary to Nanaimo, Vancouver Island. And as soon as I step out of the airplane, I notice it. Salty and breezy: the sea! It makes me excited for what’s ahead: a Read more about Meet Vancouver Island artist, Lois Goodnough[…]

"Elephant", print graphic by Bernhard Cociancig

Meet Bernhard Cociancig, artist on a mission

Beautiful mountain views, West Bragg Creek’s sprawling trail system and one happy gallery dog who could come along for the afternoon. However unlikely the setting, it is where I had the first of many conversations with an incredibly humble human being with a big heart. Meet Vienna-based Bernhard Cociancig; a remarkable man, and an artist Read more about Meet Bernhard Cociancig, artist on a mission[…]

"Small Art, Great Cause" exhibit and fundraiser

“Small Art, Great Cause” exhibit and fundraiser

Sometimes, things just happen for a reason. In this case, we feel they did. With each exhibition, Try it ART organizes a fundraiser for a local non-profit. Typically, we select a cause related to the arts. This was no different for our last (and upcoming) exhibition. Initially, our choice fell on award-winning non-profit, Art à Read more about “Small Art, Great Cause” exhibit and fundraiser[…]

Solo exhibition by Canadian artist, Donna Winn

“Donna Winn – From The Soul”

When talking to Donna about her inspirations and her work, you soon realize that she has stories to tell about each of her paintings. How they came to be, and how they evolved. Each work representing a small part of her personal journey, her inner world.  From her soul Initiating from her soul, her artwork Read more about “Donna Winn – From The Soul”[…]

Charity art by Bernhard Cociancig

The healing powers of art

“If I were to make a hospital, I would put paintings in all the rooms … the arts have an influence on health.” — Henri Labrouste, French Architect. The healing powers of art A Try it ART exhibition goes hand in hand with fundraising for a local art charity. Our newest exhibition “Art Without Borders” Read more about The healing powers of art[…]

"Looking over your Shoulder" is a mixed media on canvas by Canadian artist, Donna Winn

Meet Canadian artist, Donna Winn

For my interview with our first Canadian artist, I do not have to travel far. In the community of Redwood Meadows, AB, just down the road from Try it ART’s offices, I find Donna Winn. I know her as an artist; a talented painter. Then one evening, I heard her sing. What a voice! Deep, Read more about Meet Canadian artist, Donna Winn[…]

Meet the artist, Claudia Limacher

Meeting Claudia Limacher The rolling foothills of the Alps, sparkling mountain lakes; as I relax and enjoy the stunning scenery, the train takes me from Zürich International Airport to Lucern, where I am about to meet abstract impressionist artist, Claudia Limacher. After an enthusiastic welcome, Claudia shows me around her town. Small picturesque streets, lined Read more about Meet the artist, Claudia Limacher[…]

Dutch urban-artist

Meet urban-artist, Pee-Jay Czifra-Malawau

“Painting gives me a deep sense of satisfaction and purpose. It has been my path back to health; my life after cancer.” Building a life after cancer Dutch urban-artist Pee-Jay Czifra-Malawau has used his creativity to build a new life after a brave, and difficult fight with cancer. One of the most significant moments in Read more about Meet urban-artist, Pee-Jay Czifra-Malawau[…]