Arts & Culture
Our Creative Community
A haven for artists, Hornby Island is enriched by the creations of painters, musicians, photographers, potters, sculptors, and wood and metal workers. Learn about their artistic practice, schedule a studio visit, and find out where you can experience or purchase their work.
Meet Our Island’s Artists
Jelly Bean Colour
Through many hand made steps we are creating the most brilliant tie dye, right in our own garden studio!
Kim June Johnson
Kim June Johnson is a singer-songwriter, poet, visual artist, storyteller, and creative teacher.
Alpen Kelly is a jeweler that works with sterling silver and other previous and semi-precious metals, in addition to bones, pebbles, shells, and other beach materials.
Tom Knott works with found metal & reforms it into sculptures that seem to continue from much earlier work in assemblage sculptures.
Kim Lake is a Visual artist and writer. Her creative pursuits include digital art, kid lit and illustration, graphic art, posters, traditional visual media, conceptual art, poetry and photography.
The body in motion, has always fascinated me; the realization that drawings and paintings are not static objects on the wall but are expressions propelled by movement swept me into the visual arts.
Singer, song writer and multi media performer, John writes as a way of making sense of who he is, where he’s been, where he’s going, and in general, of finding meaning in his life and of those characters who inhabit his songs.
Hand building, throwing or Raku firing, Ekta abides by the rule of thumb, leaving space for the unpredictable. "The clay brings focus to the moment and refreshing playfulness to life."
Michelle is a visual artist who works mainly in encaustic paint (beeswax, damar resin and pigment) and acrylic mixed media.