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Biography

Being a self-taught artist, I have derived much of my inspiration from the "Group of Seven", the French Impressionists and the Writings of Baha'u'lla'h (Bah____™__ Faith). My family and I moved to Vancouver Island from Alberta, where I first began to paint approx. 25 years ago. Prior to that time, I focused mostly on drawing and sketching. I began showing my work in 1988 and have been represented by numerous galleries on the Island. From 2006 to the present, I paint on a full-time basis and have had many successes and confirmations in that period, including numerous commissions for a television production company, architects several corporate and private collectors both in Canada and the United States. I also conduct acrylic painting workshops British Columbia, Alberta and the United States. In 2004, I published a complete course book in acrylic painting, available on this website. Currently, I am represented by the following galleries:

MAIN STREET GALLERY SIDNEY, BC

VAN DOP GALLERY, NEW WESTMINISTER, BC

SOUTHSHORE GALLERY, SOOKE, B.C.

Address

Address:
1050 Bank St
City:
Victoria
State/Province:
BC
Postal Code:
V8S4B4
Phone Number:
250-598-2892

Links

  • http://www.briansimons.com
  • http://artistbriansimons.blogspot.com
  • http://www.briansimons.com/book_thecoursebook.html