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Vancouver painter Leanne Christie oil painting of Burnaby Mountain from a high rise

New paintings at the Art Rental and Sales operated by the Vancouver Art Gallery

It took a little while but there are finally new paintings in the Art Rental and Sales operated by the Vancouver Art Gallery.  3 New paintings. The 3 new artworks are: “Across Port Moody”, “The Solitude of Morning” and “East from a Highrise” If you click on the first painting: “Across Port Moody”, you will […]

Continue Reading By on September 19, 2015 in 2015, collecting art, vancouver, what’s happening
Leanne Christie Vancouver panting of cherry blossoms

Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms

Original oil paintings of Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms How did they arrive in Vancouver? There was gloom and unease in Vancouver during the 30’s.  The Great Depression had taken hold, breadlines formed outside the city hall and people protested in the street.  Little rays of hope sprung up like the opening of the Vancouver Art Gallery […]

Continue Reading By on May 4, 2014 in downtown Vancouver, Urban, vancouver
Vancouver artist Leanne Christie painting of St James Anglican Church on Cordova Street, Vancouver

Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure

Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure Also Fondly Conversed About as the Associate of the Federation of Canadian Artists or just AFCA. Why the rambles? On Sunday 9 March 2014 I was awarded my AFCA along with 14 other established artists at the Federation of Canadian Artists.  Receiving the Associate level of membership is recognition by senior […]

Continue Reading By on March 12, 2014 in cargo ships, china town, east vancouver, marine paintings, monochrome, Urban, vancouver, vancouver ports
leanne christie thumbnail for january video painting

From start to finish, a featurette of the January Painting with DPWorld

The January painting from start to finish tracks the development of the oil painting from her genesis to her completion in 4 1/2 minutes. The monochromatic oil painting was based on the Centerm Terminal at the northern end of Main Street, Vancouver. The terminal which is operated by DP World was an obvious choice as […]

Continue Reading By on February 17, 2014 in monochrome, on the easel, The January painting 2014, The January Paintings
DP World Vancouver terminal

DP World Vancouver

It’s true, at the Northern end of Vancouver’s Main street lies a treasure trove.  Throughout 2013 I thought that it must be the 6 year old boy who lives within me who compels me to squander precious morning hours on the Main street overpass until, one rainy morning, I bumped into a client on my […]

Continue Reading By on January 21, 2014 in DP World, The January painting 2014
Leanne Christie at the 2013 Eastside Culture Crawl

New paintings in the studio for the Culture Crawl 2013

New paintings in the studio for the Culture Crawl 2013 are below.  The studio at 233 Main Street will be open this evening and all weekend.  We are very easy to find: located between Powell and Cordova on the West side of the street opposite the Provincial Court House.  You will know that you are […]

Continue Reading By on November 15, 2013 in china town, east vancouver, inside the studio, monochrome, Urban, what’s happening
Leanne Christie studio

Monochrome painting at the Annual International Representational Show

Monochrome painting will again be a part of the Annual International Representational Show this fall at the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Granville Island.  “Hidden Jewels”  was first exhibited as part of the summer collection at the Harmony Arts Festival and at the Circle Craft Summer Show and will proudly take her place on the […]

Continue Reading By on October 1, 2013 in east vancouver, monochrome, Urban, vancouver, vancouver ports, what’s happening
Harmony Arts festival Leanne Christie Breakfast on the beach

Summer Collection 2013 event photos

Summer Collection 2013 event photos. Thank you to everyone who emailed photos of the Harmony Arts Festival and the Circle Craft Summer Market.  If your image does not appear on this page, please feel free to email me at: It was a perfect summer for the first Circle Craft Summer market which was held at the […]

Continue Reading By on September 3, 2013 in china town, downtown Vancouver, east vancouver, seaplanes, Summer Collection 2013, Urban, vancouver, what’s happening

Munch vs JP Morgan

Munch’s “The Scream” sold for $119 922 500 on 2 May 2012. JP Morgan lost $2 billion on 10 May 2012. Figures like that seem to be clear indicators of where at least some of one’s investment capital should be heading and where the next round of JP Morgan traders might consider aiming their arrows. […]

Continue Reading By on May 10, 2012 in just a thing

Charcoal Drawing: The fire escape

Charcoal drawing of East Pender street at Gore, China Town.  The funny thing about this drawing session was that the final painting ended up being of the area slightly to the right of this view.  Thanks to the crazy little dog that forced me to step a step to the side and open my eyes. […]

Continue Reading By on October 17, 2011 in charcoal drawings

Traversing. Oil on canvas. 8″ x 8″ . SOLD

-An increasingly iconographic image of Vancouver.  This is especially true of East Vancouver where the designated cycle routes becoming thriving highways of 2 wheel traffic at certain times of the day.  This is the second painting which includes a cyclist, although this one a little more casual with the posture more akin to the Keefer/Gore […]

Continue Reading By on October 16, 2011 in china town, cyclists, east vancouver, vancouver