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Located at 3101 31 Avenue, Nadine's Fine Art & Frames is a wonderful little gallery in the heart of Downtown Vernon. 

We are open Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. , Saturdays 10:00 to 4:00 p.m. , otherwise by appointment

Quality and Integrity are the cornerstones of Nadine's Fine Art & Frames. Her years of industry experience and education in Fine Arts will provide you with excellence in custom framing and fine arts supplies. Nadine and her staff are committed to providing you with old fashioned customer service in a positive and friendly atmosphere.

Artist of the Month of April is Gary Whitley


Artist Statement:

For Gary, painting is an obsession. He has been a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists since 1978 and has been influenced by many of the Senior members through attending countless workshops, and was awarded AFCA status in 1986.

Subject matter, color, composition and perspective are important in any painting; however a pronounced light source and atmospheric perspective are very important in all his paintings. With these two elements, he is able to achieve a sense of the third dimension. He always tries to create a real sense of air in his paintings. As one of his mentors put it, “We are painting shapes that have air between them, therefore paint air”.

He has lived in the North Okanagan valley of British Columbia for 29 years and many of his landscapes are of the area, however some are derived from long hours on horseback in remote high-elevation back country that few people have the opportunity to see. My wife and I spend considerable time riding in the summer, all over B.C. and Alberta. His florals are all a result of the extensive flower garden she has created. I also paint subject matter that I simply find interesting.

  • Artist of the Month for April 2017 is Gary Whitley.


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