Robert Guest at Bayview Framing & Art

August 25, 2015 by Bruce Whittington No Comment

Bob Guest of Nanaimo spent much of his life working on forest fire lookout towers in Alberta. He grew to appreciate the power and devastation of fires, but also the role they play in the evolution of forest ecosystems and all the species they support. This is an original knife painting in oil on canvas, ...

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3000 Frames and Counting!

We have now completed 3000 framing jobs since Wanda took over Bayview Framing in 2010 – a lot happens in five years! Job #3000 was done for Ladysmith Fire Rescue – with our compliments – and picked up by Chief Ray Delcourt.

New Release of Sonja Maans Print

March 21, 2014 by Bruce Whittington No Comment

“Roberts Street, Ladysmith” is one of the iconic images of the town as seen by local artist Sonja Maans. Bayview has worked with Sonja and Brad Grigor of Turning Point Arts to produce new high quality prints of the image. Smaller versions are also available block-mounted – a gift that travels well and is an ...

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Maritime Society Volunteers Honoured

March 21, 2014 by Bruce Whittington No Comment

Ladysmith recently honoured Barrie McDonald and Doug Bell with the Community Legacy Award. The two coordinated dozens of volunteers in the recent expansion of the Ladysmith Maritime Society facilities. Each was presented with a photograph of the new Visitor Reception Centre and commemorative plaque, custom framed (proudly) by Bayview Framing. Congratulations to Doug and Barrie!

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2000 Frames and Counting

March 21, 2014 by Bruce Whittington No Comment

Since Wanda Dombrowski purchased Bayview Framing from Mike Moulds in 2010, she and Bruce have now completed 2000 frames. To honour this milestone, Bayview did the 2000th job free of charge. The customer was the Rotary Club of Ladsymith. Rotary asked Bayview to frame two copies of a print by Joseph Amato for its “Empty ...

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Spring Art Tour 2014

March 20, 2014 by Bruce Whittington No Comment

Ladysmith’s Spring Art Tour is an opportunity to visit artists in their studios, enjoy their work in a variety of media, and perhaps take the perfect piece home with you. The tour runs April 25, 26 and 27. For details and a map, visit the Waterfront Gallery page: Bayview Framing & Art is on ...

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Bayview Welcomes WestJet

September 13, 2013 by Bruce Whittington No Comment

WestJet has begun flights in and out of YCD – the airport we think of as Ladysmith International! The inauguration was noted with a commemorative image and plaque, custom framed by Bayview Framing & Art, and hanging at Nanaimo-Collishaw Air Terminal.

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Maureen Martin Honoured

September 12, 2013 by Bruce Whittington No Comment

Maureen Martin of Ladysmith, a longtime volunteer with the Ladysmith Archives and Museum, was declared Citizen of the Year at the 2013 Ladysmith Days Celebration. Bayview Framing is pleased and proud to have framed her award, a framed print of Ladysmith harbour by E.J. Hughes, with an engraved plaque. Congratulations Maureen!

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Spring Art Tour

Mark your calendar for the Spring Art Tour on April 26, 27 and 28. Visit Bayview Framing and 11 other local artists and galleries and discover a world of painting, pottery, jewellery, sculpture and more. For more information and a tour map, contact the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery on 250-245-1252 or online at  

Under Development

We hope to highlight local artists from time to time in this space. Watch for our first feature artist coming soon.

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