Our canadian guest artists

Gordon Harrison, sca aibaq

award winning canadian landscape artist

“Canadian landscape inspires Gordon Harrison’s work and his life. Gordon Harrison is in a happy place following his heart, awakening his senses in a landscape playground. He has developed into one of Canada’s foremost landscape painters. That ease of expression has been a long-time gift. Lost in a world of colour and possibility where paint […]

martha markowsky

cityscape artist

Martha Markowsky, born in Lachine, Quebec, is an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artists. She is well known for her vibrant urban Montreal landscapes as well as her depictions of the Ottawa region, impressionistic paintings of orchestral musical ensembles and interior bar scenes.   The artist has a strong community focus and received […]

andrea piller

Andrea Piller is a well known artist and is part of the artistic community of Prince Edward County where she has her own studio. Her studio space becomes the focus of her creation process – a world of unique sculptural works and limited editions.   She is a graduate from the Ontario College of Art and […]

richard sturgeon

contemporary sculptor

The sculptures of Richard Sturgeon are inspired by the landscape of Northern Ontario where the artist was raised.   As a young child, Richard discovered the magic of creating objects with his hands and spent his time carving wood. He eventually made art a priority in his life and pursued metal and welding training. It […]

patrick Imai

Patrick Imai is a member of the National Capital Network of Sculptors, Arteast and Arts Ottawa East. His sculptures have been part of many exhibits including the Museum of Nature – Nature into Sculpture, Shenkman Centre – Mosaic and St Brigid’s Centre for the Arts – Dimensions and are in private collections in Canada, the […]

David Thai

canadian contemporary glass artist

David Thai came to Canada in 1985 to pursue his studies in glass and design in Toronto.  He soon ranked top and obtained a prestigious residency at Harbourfront Centre where he coached other artists on glassblowing artistry. He went on to found the Kingston Glass Studio that continues to welcome tourists from around the world. […]

alexi hunter

canadian contemporary glass artist

As a young boy, Alexi discovered the joy of working with his hands. His work is inspired by memories from his childhood on his family farm in Newburgh, Ontario.     “I thoroughly enjoy the glass blowing process because it combines mental creativity with the physical nature of working hot glass into simple forms, and […]

Catherine Vamvakas Lay

award winning canadian contemporary glass sculptor

  Gordon and I share a passion for glass and for unique colours, composition and creation.  We discovered Catherine’s work and added it to our art collection. We are proud to have Catherine’s work at the Gordon Harrison canadian landscape Gallery. Catherine’s technique with glass is exquisite and challenging.  Through her work, Catherine strives to […]

dawn paterson

haute-couture jewelry canadian artist

My inspirational drive to create haute couture .950 wearable silver sculpture jewellery comes from the culture and colonial architecture of countries where I have lived and visited – Spain, Mexico, Greece and France. The wrought iron gateways and window grates, sculpted and curvy, mosaic adornments and colourful hillside dwellings, narrow colonial passageways, the glorious sun […]

The Apprentices of Gordon Harrison

Over the years, Gordon has coached 100’s of young people, adults and artists in our community. In 2012, Gordon Harrison and his partner Gallerist Phil Emond created an annual exhibit of Canadian landscapes by the Apprentices – people from their community who take coaching lessons from the artist at his studio in Ottawa or the Laurentians and for those who participated […]