The Maple Ridge Community Foundation was proud to work with a local business to consult with the community and design 2 large murals to be installed on a new building in Hammond.
The murals have now been installed, and are located in the community of Hammond facing Maple Crescent. Each of the 2 mural are collage-style and include multiple designs from multiple artists based on chosen themes as determined by community input. The murals are printed on vinyl for longevity for years to come! **PLEASE NOTE: The Maple Ridge Community Foundation has participating in the mural design process only, and did not have any involvement in the building design, size or other location.
WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUCE THAT THE DESIGNS HAVE BEEN DETERMINED, AND ARTWORK FROM 9 FANTASTIC, TALENTED ARTISTS HAVE BEEN INCORPORATED INTO THE DESIGNS.
🎨 April Lacheur 🎨 Ava Buckley 🎨 Diane Speirs 🎨 Isabel Gibson 🎨 Jessica Bailuk 🎨 Lisa Sheperd and Krisit Bridgeman 🎨 Nancy Pattullo 🎨 Tammy Routley 🎨 Trenton Pierre
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April Lacheur is a Maple Ridge artist greatly inspired by the natural beauty of the forests and trees in beautiful BC. April's unique acrylic paintings aim to give the viewer an escape to nature daily while reminding us that we are similar to the nature that surrounds us. www.AprilLacheurArt.com
Ava Buckley is a 19 year old student artist at Emily Carr University studying Visual Arts and working towards obtaining her Bachelor of Fine Arts. Her art practice is ever-changing and developing. Her work often reflects her deep appreciation and connection with the natural world and of the land that surrounds her. Follow her on Instagram @artsyavajane.
Diane L. Speirs
Diane Speirs started painting in 2005 and became an active member of the Garibaldi Art Club in 2009. She is currently the Club’s President. Diane is a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and is also a Director on the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Arts Council. Diane paints with acrylics and draws inspiration from the natural beauty abundant in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.
Isabel grew up in New Zealand, travelled to Canada as a young teacher and has made Maple Ridge her home for thirty years. A longtime member of the Garibaldi Art Club, she is also an Active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and Fraser Valley Chapter of the FCA. www.isabelgibson.ca
Jessica Bailuk is a 37 year old artist who works with sculpting, painting, drawing & crafting. Mother of two & engaged, Jessica has done 4th murals iand loves being a part of the arts industry world. Art is her passion, defines her in life and calms her like her own little oasis.
Lisa Shepherd & Kristi Bridgeman
Nancy has been a resident of Ridge Meadows for 40 years and is and a member of the Stave Falls Artists Group and Garibaldi Art Club. Having recently retired, she now enjoy having more time to do oil painting, her medium of choice.
It was during a game of Pictionary, while studying art at University of Waterloo, that Tammy became interested in the use of symbols. She believes they communicate clear messages to our conscious minds, and subtle information to our subconscious. Art-making has been Tammy's friend and teacher for over 50 years. She creates at home in MapleRidge, where she has lived since 1996, as well as in her studio in Abbotsford, BC.
Trenton Pierre known as sɬə́məxʷ(meaning Rain), is from Katzie First Nation. He is the founder of RainAwakens and has been working on executing projects with his team all over the lower mainland. Collaborating with Dusty Yurkin, they have been working together to inspire others to follow their true passions in life and be proud of who they are. He uses art work as a driving force to inspire others to follow their dreams in life and create things from the heart. He is proud to be First Nations, two-spirited and also in recovery.