fran alexander
acrylic, oil and mixed media artist


(posted on 25 Jul 2020)

Bear sightings in Gallery 8!
The gallery is beautiful and a feast for the eyes and nourishment for the soul. 



(posted on 15 Jun 2020)

Being furloughed for the past few months, I picking up a skill I misplaced decades ago. Brushed off the old sewing machine, and made 3D masks for my family. Stay tuned because there's plenty on my easel. 

(posted on 13 May 2020)

A wonderful surprise, and grateful for my Federation of Canadian Artist Honourable Mention award.
I'll continue to strive to create art that is distinctive and unique.


(posted on 29 Mar 2020)

Sit back and enjoy! I had fun creating with the help of my in-house film specialist,
 this video showcasing "Rainforest Spirits". Stay healthy one and all!



(posted on 8 Mar 2020)

A lovely double page feature in Arabella Art Magazine's February 2020 issue. 
As great galleries go, Gallery 8, on Salt Spring Island is a gem promoting my art.


(posted on 23 Nov 2019)

A new painting has arrived at YVR's International Terminal, Gate E71.
Spot it if you can!

(posted on 3 Nov 2019)

Gallery 8, on beautiful Salt Spring Island is having its annual Christmas small works show.
I'm proud to include these four 8X10" painted on handcrafted wood cradled panel in the show.

With proceeds going to the Canuck Place Children's Hospice, the Mountain Galleries and the Fairmont Hotel invited 9 artists to paint live in the hotel lobby. Our paintings are on display in the hotel lobby from Dec. 15-Jan. 4, in tandem with an online auction raising funds. 


(posted on 22 Oct 2019)

New paintings delivered this weekend to the Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. 
A steady stream of visitors arrived for the Whistler Art Walk. 


(posted on 14 Mar 2019)

Visitor ready, Gallery 8 features several of my pieces. A wall of bears!

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