Artistry With Wood by G.L. Phillips
2015 3 Ave, Williams Lake, BC
Meet George Phillips
“If you like the great outdoors, Williams Lake is paradise,” says artist George Phillips. The lake is one of Williams Lake’s most visible gems, but there are many more that one might not see just driving through town, like Scout Island, so close to town and yet so filled with natural beauty and wildlife. George gets some of his inspiration for his various woodworking pictures and other projects from the bounty of the Cariboo-Chilcotin’s natural setting and of expansive forest land. His pieces often depict scenery and wildlife that can be found right here in the Williams Lake area. George gets a lot of enjoyment out of the outdoors, both by implementing it into his art and by participating in his favourite outdoor recreation activities like fishing. He is also an amateur nature photographer.
George has lived in Williams Lake since 1984 and has strong ties to the area. Not only is it rife with outdoor beauty and all of the activities that come with it, it is also home to many incredible people. “People here are friendly, helpful, respectful,” says George. Plus, the casual pace makes for a low-stress lifestyle that can’t be beaten.
George has always had a particular fascination with wood and has been working with wood for many years. It is a hobby as well as a business for him. Not only does it give him a creative outlet, it has also afforded him the opportunity to meet people from all the world. Some of his pieces have made their way to purchases and collectors in other countries and within other parts of Canada.
Artistic. Creative. Unique.
G.L. (George) Phillips unique artwork combines the natural beauty of wood with eye of a true artist and the eye of a nature-lover resulting in stunning, silhouette-style one-dimensional decorative wood carvings. Using a variety of wood types, including many local and BC species, each piece is unique and most are one-of-a-kind. Artistry With Wood specializes in nature and wildlife subjects, as well as First Nations, country and western themes. Each piece is carefully hand-framed under glass or incorporated into a calendar holder. Plaque-mounted art as well as three-dimensional wood pieces like trucks, desk clocks and napkin holders. Artistry With Wood by G.L. Phillips is available for custom work and designs. G.L. Phillips has exhibited his works in a variety of shows and events including the British Columbia Creative Arts Show and the InTouch Wood Northern Wood Forum. His works can be seen at Studio 2880 in Prince George, BC as well as at his own Williams Lake gallery. Artistry With Wood by G.L. Phillips is a participant in the Central Cariboo Art Route in Williams Lake and has also participated in numerous art walks.
G.L. Phillips is a member of Prince George& District Community Arts Council.
Mention you saw Artistry With Wood by G.L. Phillips on Love Williams Lake and receive a 20 percent discount on a purchase of 50 dollars or more.
- 2015 3 Ave
- Williams Lake, BC
- V2G 2W1, Canada
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