Colin Hamilton- Artist
Colin Hamilton- founder, designer, and wood worker of Thuja Wood Art.
- graduated with a BA minor in studio art from Principia College; self taught wood worker in mortise and tenon joinery.
- Nominated for a Mystic Award (sustainability in business, BC Innovation Council) 2010
- 2014- Iron, Wood and Canvas- a collaborative art show at Sea Star Winery on Pender Island with Stan Oglov (magnetic sculpture) and Malcolm and Sandra Armstrong (paintings).
- Spring 2014- featured in Aqua Magazine, published in Salt Spring Island.
- summers 2014/2015- Art in the Orchard, Pender Island.
- July 2015- Art Off The Fence, Pender Island
- FibresWest 2016 Vancouver- won peoples choice award for collaborative piece ‘The Offering’ with metal lace artist Lenka Suchanek
- Continuing representation at Talisman Gallery, Pender Island
- June 2018- ‘Our Coast’ multi artist exhibition at Talisman Gallery, Pender Island
- July 2018- ‘Forest Reflections’ multi artist exhibition at Talisman Gallery, Pender Island
- February 2020- ‘Thrust- A Visual Celebration of Human Sexuality’, Salt Spring Gallery, Salt Spring Island
- August 2020- ‘Islands Wild’ multi artist exhibition at The Gallery at Ptarmigan Arts, Pender Island
- September 2020- ‘Forest Life and Flights of Fancy’ multi artist exhibition at The Gallery at Ptarmigan Arts, Pender Island
- March 2021- ‘The Artists Voice’ exhibition with Stan Oglov (metal sculpture), Nancy Silo (pottery) and Kathleen Theriault (paintings) at The Gallery at Ptarmigan Arts, Pender Island