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Gratitude: Nature’s Bounty

Now Exhibiting!
New Black & White fine artworks by Merle!
Meet the Artist: Sat. May 27 Noon-2pm
Open Mon-Sat. 10am-4pm. Where: 60 Front St, Penticton, BC.

Special New Release – “Fallen Leaves”

Just in time for Christmas! Merle has released a small format paper edition titled: “Fallen Leaves”.
This unique edition is 8″ x 24″ pigment on archival paper, signed, beautifully wrapped and ready to frame. Available at the Peachland Art Gallery – Artisan Market, Nov. 29 – Dec. 23rd Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9 – 4 PM Sundays 10-4PM 250-767-7422


Recent Awards

Merle is pleased to announce four of his images have been given Honorable Mentions in this year’s International Photography Awards™!

The IPA conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.

IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, whose mission is to honour master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide.

Honorable Mentions for McIntyre Bluff, Old Church, Autumn Fantasy (B&W) and “Festival of the Grape” favourite,  “Winter Orchard” (seen here).



Martin Street Art and Music Gallery

November 28th to the New Year

Martin Street Art and Music Gallery Penticton

We’re excited to be showing Merle’s collection of musical instruments at the Martin Street Art and Music Gallery. Drop by to tour the gallery or check out a performance! 205 Martin Street, Penticton, BC 250-422-3004 Hours: Open 11-5 Monday through Saturday. View these images up-close HERE.