Monk Art Gallery & Studio

Leave a LEGACY on a masterpiece! Thousands 'GO MONK HUNTING' yearly for the opportunity to paint right on an 'original MONK' painting and become part of art history. A truly UNIQUE EXPERIENCE the whole family will treasure! Photos with MONK are welcome. Many believe that it is 'Good luck to paint with MONK'... after adding to the masterpiece on the front they write a wish or leave a dedication on the back. MONK paints daily and is a guest artist at many large special events. Generally, this loveable, talented character can be found painting the old growth forest in Cathedral Grove, or the beach and seascape on Rathtrevor Beach at MONK'S BEACH STUDIO (#1065 Tanglewood Place #5, located right next to Rathtrevor Provincial Park and Beach Acres Resort). MONK'S working gallery is located in Downtown Parksville one block off the beach across from the Beach Club Resort #151A Morison Avenue (parking is on Morison Ave). This gallery boasts West Coast original art. MONK'S paintings and limited edition gicleés (prints) are sold to homeowners and corporations worldwide. MONK'S GALLERY is host to many excellent artisans and the renowned photography of Vancouver Island's Craig Carmichael...a must see! This working gallery is relaxed and welcoming to all. For more information on weekend workshops, 3-4 day art classes, drop-in classes, and ART Camps, call (250) 228-6648 or visit Have a MONK day, and create a legacy you will treasure! Art includes: ancient totems, Rathtrevor Beach, Parksville beach, trees, sailboats, fishing trolleys, docks, marinas whales, watersports, flowers, native themed art, Mt. Arrowsmith, Mount Washington, Buchart Gardens, Milner Gardens, Filberg Lodge and Park, Goats on the Roof in Coombs, Tofino, Long beach, Wickaninnish Inn, lighthouses and much more. If this gallery does not have what you want MONK can paint it for you. Commissioned art is also available. Want to paint but didn't bring your supplies? At MONK'S BEACH STUDIO is a large driftwood easel and a box of painting supplies you may use (acrylic, oil, water color) Many come from around the world to enjoy painting on stunning Rathtrevor Beach on MONK'S EASEL. All are welcome year round just bring something to paint on. MONK'S Beach studio is often host to many fundraisers and clubs...if your organization would like to use it just call MONK.
151A Morison Avenue, Parksville, V9P 2H6, B.C., Canada