Judith DesBrisay      
contemporary artist

Past Events

3 Jun 2017 Bids, Brews, and a BBQ, IMA Live Auction Fundraiser & Dinner Category: Other Event Website: http://support-imarts.com/new-events-1/2017/6/3/bids-brews-a-bbq-fundraising-auction Reception: 3 Jun 2017
IMA is excited to again partner with Integris Credit Union, Savalas Steak House, Barkerville Brewing and Bench 1775 to present a live Auction Fundraiser and Dinner in Quesnel at the College of New Caledonia.  

This fundraiser will help support all the programs that Island Mountain Arts delivers. Island Mountain Arts hopes that you can join them in Quesnel for this fun event, which will feature an incredible selection of artworks, experiential packages and unique items up for bid.
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 Critical Lines: in Defense of Nature Category: Show/Exhibit Venue: ArtSpace at Books & Company, Prince George, BC, Canada
The 12th Environmental art exhibit in Prince George, B.C. will demonstrate the efficacy of art's capacity to bring attention to urgent environmental issues.
7 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016 "Who Am I?" Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/quesnelartgallery/ Venue: Quesnel Art Gallery, Quesnel, BC, Canada Reception: 7 Oct 2016
Judith joins her fellow members of Quesnel's eclectic group of Thursday Painters and their Invited Guests in an exploration of personal identity using different materials, methods,and perspectives.

The artists seek to answer the inquiry "Who Am I?" in new and interesting ways. Art works range from personal portrayals to the exploration of broader scenarios.

Visitors to the Quesnel Art Gallery will be challenged and delighted by the possibilities on exhibit.
9 Sep 2016 - 1 Oct 2016 Possibilities Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/stationhousegallery/ Venue: Station House Gallery, Williams Lake, BC, Canada
Possibilities is exhibited at the WILLIAMS LAKE STATION HOUSE GALLERY in the main gallery.

Emerging from her fascination with the Earth in all its forms, Judith DesBrisay’s Possibilities series grew out of her South American experiences. The paintings are, however, based upon sketches made of the luxuriant growth in her Central Interior garden. The Possibilities paintings reflect Judith’s delight when she is immersed in “nature”, a joy made more intense by the imminent threats to its beauty.

The organic shapes of the Possibilites paintings, both monochromatic and vivid in hue, depict the forms, colours, and light ablaze in our lives. The paintings are a celebration of life!

Connor Kenney is exhibiting his "Woman Inside the Man" life sized sculptures in the upstairs gallery concurrent with Judith's paintings on display in the main gallery.
14 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2016 LIVE ART AUCTION 2016 Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.tworiversgallery.ca/attend-events/live-art-auction/ Venue: Two Rivers Gallery, Canada Games Way, Prince George, BC, Canada Reception: 14 Apr 2016
The Annual Live Art Auction on April 30, 2016 is the highlight event of the spring season. Witness cut-throat bidding wars as local collectors duel for a piece of fine art before the bang of the auctioneer's gavel announces the winner! Tickets are available at the gallery or online. Judith is among repeat contributors for this fund raising gallery event.
Introductory reception and pre-auction viewing at the Rustad Galleria on April 14 at 7:30 pm. View art works at the Rustad Galleria or online until the LIVE AUCTION: April 30th at 7:30 pm
9 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2016 Student Show & Gallery Art Auction Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.quesnelartgallery.com/ Venue: Quesnel Art Gallery, Quesnel, BC, Canada Reception: 9 Apr 2016
Quesnel Middle and Secondary schools present a group exhibit of their latest student works. A silent auction of small works by Gallery members and students will be part of the exhibit.
1 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2016 That was our Nature...Once Category: Show/Exhibit Venue: Artspace , above Books & Company, 1685 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC Reception: 5 Apr 2016
This is the 11th annual exhibition of works wherein artists respond to environmental issues. The 2016 title invites interpretation of “lost nature, human habits or occupations, activities, etc.” Organizer, Jovanka Djordjevich states "As always, consider the medium and the size as part of the message". Opening celebration: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 7 p.m.
3 Mar 2016 - 10 Apr 2016 Possibilities Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.tworiversgallery.ca Venue: Two Rivers Gallery, Canada Games Way, Prince George, BC, Canada
Judith joined Gallery staff & volunteers and guests for the opening reception of her Possibilities exhibit at the Rustad Galleria, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC. The exhibit is open from March 3 until April 10, 2016. Click on the Exhibitions 2016 Gallery for details and on Notes & News for exhibition photographs.
6 Feb 2016 - 27 Feb 2016 Wild Heart Category: Show/Exhibit Venue: Quesnel Art Gallery, Quesnel, BC, Canada
Quesnel Art Gallery annual February exhibit with various artists contributing to the 2016 theme, Wild Heart.
Gallery of Honour inductees will be noted and their contributions celebrated at the opening reception on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 7pm until 9 pm. Please join us.


29 Jan 2016 - 17 Apr 2016 VOICE Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.tworiversgallery.ca Venue: Two Rivers Gallery, Canada Games Way, Prince George, BC, Canada
There are exciting exhibits opening at the Two Rivers Gallery on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The group exhibition, Voice, enlivens the adjacent Canfor Gallery.Artist/activist Bill Horne will exhibit Between the Lines.
Voice displays artworks created with diverse media by artists from across British Columbia. The Two Rivers Gallery called for submissions that explore the "diversity, application and power of the artists’ voice". Judith DesBrisay's painting Within is among the eclectic art works in the Voice exhibit. Other Voice exhibitors are Liz Carter & George Littlechild . Ian Crawford . Victoria Edgarr . Annerose Georgeson & Cat Sivertsen . Frances Gobbi . Brian Grison . Mo Hamilton . Corey Hardeman . Jeremy Herndl . Greg Klassen . Laurie Landry . Anna-Maria Lawrie . Perry Rath . Kim Stewart . Crystalynn Tarr .

January 28 | 7:30pm Opening Reception and Artist's Talk with Bill Horne After Party to follow at 8:30pm Free for all. Please join us. Refreshments.
6 Jun 2014 - 28 Jun 2014 NOW and THEN: a Retrospective Art Exhibit Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.quesnelartgallery.com/ Venue: Quesnel Art Gallery, Quesnel, BC, Canada
Judith will present her art works at the Quesnel Art Gallery: June 6 -28, 2014. The artist will present an additional Artist's talk, slideshow, and walkabout at the Quesnel Art Gallery on June 19, 2014.

20 May 2014 - 13 Jun 2014 Polar Perceptions, an Arctic Art Exhibit Category: Show/Exhibit Venue: UNBC Rotunda Art Galleria
UNBC HOSTS ARCTIC CONFERENCES AND ARCTIC ART EXHIBIT MAY 2014.
Polar Perceptions exhibit at UNBC's Rotunda Art Gallery; May 27, 2014 until June 13, 2014
Canadian artist Judith DesBrisay exhibited Polar Perceptions, to complement the University of the Arctic Council meetings and the eighth International Congress of Social Sciences (ICASS VIII) at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in the city of Prince George, B.C.
3 May 2013 - 22 Jun 2013 WHO WILL LISTEN TO OUR STORIES? Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/gallery/
WHO WILL LISTEN TO OUR STORIES? May 3- June 22, 2013
This post is about an important art exhibit "Who Will Listen to Our Stories?" which revolves around an extensive selection of wonderful art works by Sylvia Regehr Graham : Quesnel artist, forester and friend.
Sylvia's sister, Dorothy, has worked with Bill Graham, Sylvia's husband, and other friends plus key persons in Winnipeg to present the exhibit: opening May 3, 2013. The exhibit [May 3 until June 22, 2013] will include art works created by participants of the Art Therapy Program at Cancer Care Manitoba. It will be presented at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery.


11 May 2012 - 26 May 2012 "Fruition" Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.groopgallery.com/ Venue: Groop Gallery, 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC, Canada
FRUITION: Realization, Fulfilment, Enjoyment at Groop Gallery
includes:Judith's Encanto painting with Keith's Pears

1 Apr 2012 - 30 Jun 2012 Perspectives Category: Show/Exhibit Event Website: http://www.breezegoldandgallery.com/artists.php Venue: Breeze Goldsmith & Gallery, Quesnel, BC, Canada
Judith states, "In Perspectives I seek to portray the beauty and the diversity of arctic life and landscape. I hope the works will prompt viewers to acknowledge the Arctic’s quintessential fragility and strength as well as the serious pressures evident in polar regions. The viewer, who brings his /her own perspectives to these art works, will surely consider joining with others, world-wide, to protect and enhance the delicate balance of life".

15 Jul 2011 - 11 Sep 2011 Ebb and Flow Category: Show/Exhibit Venue: Penticton Art Gallery, Marina Way, Penticton, BC, Canada
Judith DesBrisay, Brent Bukowski and Destanne Norris, have been independently creating art works that explore themes relating to water conservation and global warming. Penticton Art Gallery curator, Paul Crawford, recognized the common threads in these works and invited the threesome to present an eclectic exhibit, Ebb & Flow, at the vibrant Okanagan gallery.
1 Jul 2011 - 31 Dec 2011 Events Category: Show/Exhibit
Many events impact the life of the arts community and its vibrant members.
Here are some highlights. You can read more information at www.judithdesbrisay.com/pages/studio_notes_and_news