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The Old School House Gallery at Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island.

24 Oct 2016 / 0 Comments / in General

https://www.facebook.com/events/1813871065495398/ Well… I did it! I got it all painted and drove a load of painted tins to Qualicum Beach. They have all been hung beautifully in fantastic lighting. Its good to see all my work in one place shining bright for all to see!! Thanks to the volunteers to did a great job hanging […]

Gallery Invite

05 Feb 2014 / in General

Come celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Exposure Photography’s month long Festival! Image Seekers Urban Gallery hosts a Mimosa Brunch Gallery Opening!, Feb 9th 11-4pm. Featuring the tactile works of “The Frost Collection”, “Macro Florals” and “Limber Pines of The Crowsnest Pass” Hand Painted Tins by Brenda Castonguay Photography. A must see interactive collection of photographs printed on an […]

Exposure Festival’s 10th Anniversary!

01 Feb 2014 / in General

Come Explore for yourself what its like to feel a photograph come to life in the two dimensional sense. Mimosa Brunch reception at Image Seekers Urban Gallery on the 9th of Feb. 11-2pm Shop for Valentines Day!

Art In The Elk Valley

24 Jan 2014 / in General

Great News! I’ve been an active member of an artist collective in the Elk Valley, (ElementalArt) for about a year now and today we are presenting a proposal for funding at an open house! We hope to build a vibrant art community to aid working artists and build a solid learning environment for future artists […]

Krista’s Tree

20 Oct 2013 / in General

“Brenda, Thank you for collaborating with my husband and taking the fantastic picture of “my tree”. I was truly suprised – not to mention a little emotional – when I recieved the gift. Your picture is absolutely stunning – something I will treasure for life.” – Krista Strayer Capio Promontorium “seize the mountain” in Latin, […]

Macro Summer Blooms

"Under the Umbrellas" Kaslo Road, BC
09 Jul 2013 / in General, Techniques

Next Up On The Easel…

19 Jan 2013 / in General, Techniques

My next painting project: “FROST ON WINDOW IN BLUE” Macro Photographs printed on sheets of ultra high gloss aluminum, then hand painted in fine detail with a clear acrylic tar gel medium – to enhance a stunning tactile two dimensional experience! Art you are encouraged to touch!

What A Year!

02 Jan 2013 / in General

I’m really looking forward to 2013. My hand painted tins are a hit! At the beguinning of December I was asked to take part in a group show at the brand new Elkford community hall. I received fantastic feedback and made one of the biggest sales to date! The three other artists who were part […]

Next Up On The Easel

12 Nov 2012 / in General

Probably the most challenging “Hand Painted Tin” that I have yet to attempt. Originally photographed on medium format film, from a helicopter, thru a small window located at hip level, it was one of those “Hail Mary”shots. I just came across this negative while gathering new material for my new website, now in production, and […]