We’re excited to welcome Golden Cactus Gallery back to their old location on Marine Drive. Chris MacClure and Marilyn Hurst have re-hung their shingle (and a lot of original artwork) after spending several years at a gallery in the Baja.
Visit them at 14833 Marine Dr. at West Beach 604-839-3049 Golden Cactus Gallery
Chris, a Canadian Romantic Realist Fine Art Painter, is always looking for that authentic gesture or timeless moment. His poetic paintings are an expression of his “Romantic Realist” view of life.
Born to an artistic family in St. John, N B, on the east coast of Canada, Chris was surrounded by the arts. His father was a jazz musician and mother a playwright, His grandfather was an illustrator, so it never occurred to Chris that he couldn’t do it. He assumed everyone was an artist.
During his travels he attended Sir George University (Concordia) Fine Arts in Montreal Canada and the Emily Carr School of Art & Design in Vancouver Canada. His works have been exhibited across Canada, the USA and Mexico and China.
His art has found its way into the collections of John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, James Whitmore, mezzo-soprano Frederica Von Stade, drag racing legend Don Prud’Homme , Bill Clinton, Boris Yeltsin, Pepsi Co. and the Ford Motor Co. of Detroit and Prince William & Kate the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge At Kensington Palace England
Chris is the founder of “International Artist Day“, a worldwide day celebrated each Oct 25th to honor the contributions made by all artists to humanity.
Marilyn’s paintings reflect a ménage of life experience, and creative energy. The landscapes, florals and expressionist abstracts are as always, inspired by “living the life as an artist” and the beauty of her home and studio in White Rock, B.C.
The gallery is also a working studio where you’ll find Chris and Marilyn painting, teaching art classes, and designing beautiful clothing.
White Rock and South Surrey are home to several fantastic art galleries.