Artist's Statement

Lyla Smith


Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada.

Attended Killarney Secondary School, Vancouver (for my only formal art education)

Conestoga College, Waterloo, Ontario (Certificate in Journalism)

Langara College, Vancouver (Nursing Diploma)

cropped Bill Bourne


Group Shows include - Art Against Racism, Images and Objects, Artropolis, VPL Moat,

Helen Pitt Gallery

Solo Shows (in cafes) -The Libra Room, Melriches, Higher Grounds

-Several solo shows at Basic Inquiry Studio

Logo Design - Give Peace a Dance, Salvaide, Amigos de Cuba, FastAid (relief for Somalia)

Current Work

Showing at Artique Gallery, (a co-operative space) on Marine Ave. in Powell River, BC

Blog -

Teaching painting, mostly portrait work, a few courses a year.

Please email me for prices on the pieces.