Christopher Smith is a passionate artist and environmentalist, and both his art and his work in the community, revolve around fish. As an artist, he creates life-like and life-size salmon and cutthroat trout in glass. And out in the community, Christopher works with local organizations to assist in the restoration of our rivers and streams. Right now, the focus is on Shelley Creek, in the Parksville area of Vancouver Island.
The story behind the creation of Loris Nygaard's Wishing Stars is pretty wonderful ... read all about it here.
Even when the doors are closed and we can't let people in, the busyness at the Salish Sea Market is happening ... everyone is doing their part to make sure that when we open the door again, things will be perfect!
Behind the door of the Salish Sea Market is the most exceptional team ... we'd like you to drop in and meet them ...
Our artist community continues to amaze us in these unprecedented times. What a great extended family we have.
As we continue to reach out to our artist community, we are so blessed to receive these heartfelt connections in return. Yes, we are truly all in this together!
We asked some of our artists how they were coping during the pandemic, and this is what they told us ...