Our gallery is a stop on this summer's Esquimalt Urban Arts Crawl! Stop by to get a sneak peek of what our artist in residence Doug Thoms has been working on in the first week of his residency.
Image: "Crisis Actor" by Doug Thoms (2021)
Doug Thoms is a contemporary figurative painter and collage artist. He was born in Belleville, Ontario in 1965 and in 1989 he received a BAA from the Ontario College of Art. From 1992 until 2010, Doug worked in the animation industry as a designer, storyboard artist and director. In 2010, Doug transitioned to a full time painting practice and has, since, completed advanced painting courses at the Vancouver Island School of Art. He lives, with his very tolerant and understanding wife, in Victoria.
Esquimalt Urban Arts Crawl: This family-friendly event invites visitors to tour Esquimalt urban farms and gardens displaying local artwork. Find out more: https://www.ecah.ca/urban-arts-tour