Anne Bowen's Paintings
Artist living in Victoria BC, Canada, wildlife, flowers, landscapes, still life, koi


Hello everyone

Richard and I have decided to do the garden exhibition for one day only on May 30.  We currently have 2 spots at 1:00 pm and 2 spots at 3:00.  As mentioned in the previous blog, we are allowing 4 people in the garden on an hourly basis, this will ensure everyone practices safe distancing.  We have been overwhelmed with the enthusiasm for this idea and hope to do this again when we can.  You can email me at or contact me through   Stay well and hope to catch up with you soon.



Hello Everyone

Along with the cautious reopening of businesses, Richard Wong and myself are hosting an art event by invitation.

When:  Saturday, May 30th, 11:00 - 4:00 pm

Where:  Anne's 1/2 acre garden, 3735 Ascot Drive, lots of parking at King's Pond

We feel that with the current situation, there is a real need to get out and see some beauty and creativity and what better way than spending an hour talking with and seeing what we do as well as viewing some beautiful art.

We plan to open most Saturdays (weather permitting) throughout June and perhaps July.

Artwork will be on display in the garden and studio shed and will be for sale as well as many other items.

Guest/Health Management:  Visits will be by appointment for one hour time slots.  Recommendations by the BC Health Authorities will be followed. 

One hour spots are now open for reservation for up to 4 people starting at 11:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Contact Anne or Richard to book your visit and let us know how many will be in your party.


You can learn more about our art at

We'll see you at the art show!



As I will not be seeing many of you over the summer at various art events,  I wanted to reach out with gratitude to all of you for your patronage and support over the years.  I do hope that each of you are finding positive ways of meeting the challenges of these unusual times and that you stay safe and well.  I am seeing so many acts of kindness and thoughtfulness that it gives me hope that we will view our selves and our place in the world differently in the future.  I am enjoying painting as well as time in the garden and putting my running shoes on more often which is a good thing.  Here are two different approaches to the same subject, hope you enjoy.  If you would like to see either of these paintings, or any others let me know.   Blessings on you all!!!



We have just had word that Glenlyon Norfolk School has closed the School and cancelled all events due to a potential coronavirus infection. 

I would love to see you at the Scattered Artist Tour on May 23 and 24 held in my garden.  I will send out a blog with details mid May,


Happy Spring Everyone!!  I will again be participating in the annual Victoria Sketch/Painting Club Annual Show at  Glenlyon Norfolk School, 1701 Beach Drive, March 17 - March 22.

The opening reception in Tuesday, March 17 from 7 - 9 and the show runs from Wednesday to Saturday 10am - 7pm and Sunday 10 - 4pm.  Over 100 original paintings will be featured with artist demos and door prizes.

For a sneak peak at my latest paintings visit



Please join us for a pre-Christmas show and sale on November 16 & 17 (10:30 - 4:00) at 3741 Ascot Drive.  Judi, Anne and Cathy will be offering unique and creative gifts that will inspire and delight; handmade jewelry, silk textiles, original paintings & art cards, functional pottery and so much more.  Adults only please, parking at King's Pond.  Hope to see you there.



I am excited to have been invited to be the Hotel Grand Pacific's Artist in Residence for the month of July.  I will be painting in the lobby from 11:30 - 4:30, Wednesday to Saturday with paintings on display throughout the lobby for the month. The hotel is located at 463 Belleville St. across the road from the ferry terminal in the inner harbor.  For a sneak preview, paintings can be seen at




Just a gentle reminder that as part of the Scattered Artist Tour on May 18 & 19 from 11:00 - 4:00 my garden will be hosting a collectible knife maker, potter, weaver, jeweler and lots of new paintings.  We look forward to showing you what we do and perhaps why we do it.  Garden is at 3735 Ascot drive, north end of the Cedar Hill Golf Course with lots of parking at King's Pond. 





Anne Bowen's Paintings - I am very excited to be sharing the garden with some fabulous artists this year for our annual studio tour.  Lynn Jones (wearable fabric creations), Bob Fahlman (collectible knives), Cathy Ruszel (pottery), Judy Neudorf (exotic beads), and myself with many new paintings.  AND we also have Andy Ruszel and friend playing live music. 


The garden will be in full bloom so we are looking forward to a wonderful weekend, May 18 and 19 from 11:00 to 4:00 pm, 3735 Ascot Drive.  Lots of parking at King's Pond. 


Here are a few new paintings hot off the easel to tempt you,




Happy Spring Everyone.  I am excited to be once again, participating in the 110th annual Victoria Sketch and Painting Club annual show and sale March 19 - 24.  The show is held at Glenlyon Norfolk School Gymnasium, 1701 Beach Drive with over 100 original paintings displayed.  Opening Night is Tuesday March 19, 7- 9 pm, with the show continuing daily Wed. to Sat. 10 - 7 pm. and Sunday 10 - 4pm.   Would love to see you there.  Information on your favorite piece:


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