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Blue Horse Folk Art Gallery

175 North View Pl, British Columbia V8K 1A9, Canada
+1 250-537-0754
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Quirky interesting gallery

Quirky and interesting pieces in a splendid setting. There are indoor and outdoor displays so ok to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OldbonesH
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London, Canada
A feast for the senses set in the glow of nature

The art of the owners is magical. The tones, and textures of the sculptures coupled with art pieces... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Susan C
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Vancouver, Canada
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The Blue Horse Folk Art gallery was built by two Salt Spring Island artists, Anna Gustafson and Paul Burke. This charming space houses their most recent works of art, and is open to the public. Anna's raku vases and lamps are always in stock, along with her other projects, including gorgeous encaustic paintings. Paul's folk art animal sculptures are joined by his narrative works, including the acclaimed Mrs. Drysdale's Circus collection.Come and enjoy the gallery, see the artists in their studios, and enjoy the beautiful gardens.
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175 North View Pl, British Columbia V8K 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quirky and interesting pieces in a splendid setting. There are indoor and outdoor displays so ok to go on a rainy day. Loved the flying squid.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The art of the owners is magical. The tones, and textures of the sculptures coupled with art pieces on the walls exudes expression.

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

When you are out exploring the north end of Salt Spring Island, be sure to find and stop in at the Blue Horse Folk Art Gallery. Set in a garden, that is itself a work of art, this small gallery features whimsical pieces by Anna...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2017

This is a unique property - a bit out of the way but worth the drive. Turns out they also have a B&B on site. We liked the crow art in particular

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is part of the studio tour that is listed on any of the tourist maps. About a 20 minute drive from the Ganges Marina area.

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Reviewed August 18, 2016

Situated in the northern part of the island, it is an easy drive to visit Paul Burke and his gallery. Well known throughout Vancouver and beyond, you are bound to find that perfect piece for your home. Well worth the drive.

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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Outstanding property, beautiful sculpture and equally delightful paintings. It was a bit out of the way but it was delightful. The owners were nit there but our guide walked in and took us around.

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Reviewed December 10, 2015

Gracious environment, lifts the spirits to see such artistic creations, We loved the way everything was set into place... all welcoming

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

Superb artworks for art lovers of all ages, tastes and sophistications. Easy to get to and lots to see!

Thank Morey C
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Reviewed September 4, 2015

Anna Gusafson, the painter and her husband Paul Burke, the sculptor have been presenting their original art since they built their own home and studio on acreage on the north end of Salt Spring Island more than 20 years ago. Their work fills a good-sized...More

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