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Hammond Bay Studio Tour 2016

27 May 2016 / 0 Comments / in Uncategorized

I’m very excited to be included in this years Hammond Bay Studio Tour! If you are in or around Nanaimo please stop in and have a look at my new studio (with an ocean view from my easel)!! I have brand new tactile artwork hung on the walls, home made lemon drop cookies, fresh cut […]

The Old School House Gallery at Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island.

24 Oct 2016 / 0 Comments / in General

https://www.facebook.com/events/1813871065495398/ Well… I did it! I got it all painted and drove a load of painted tins to Qualicum Beach. They have all been hung beautifully in fantastic lighting. Its good to see all my work in one place shining bright for all to see!! Thanks to the volunteers to did a great job hanging […]

Vancouver Island!!

24 Apr 2015 / 0 Comments / in Uncategorized

Its official – I am now an islander!! I now have my new art studio set up overlooking the Georgia Straight and am excited to be part of island life. My main focus is no longer studio photography, I am now exploring and photographing the landscapes of beautiful Vancouver Island. Since my move I’ve had […]

Gallery Invite

05 Feb 2014 / in General

Come celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Exposure Photography’s month long Festival! Image Seekers Urban Gallery hosts a Mimosa Brunch Gallery Opening!, Feb 9th 11-4pm. Featuring the tactile works of “The Frost Collection”, “Macro Florals” and “Limber Pines of The Crowsnest Pass” Hand Painted Tins by Brenda Castonguay Photography. A must see interactive collection of photographs printed on an […]

Exposure Festival’s 10th Anniversary!

01 Feb 2014 / in General

Come Explore for yourself what its like to feel a photograph come to life in the two dimensional sense. Mimosa Brunch reception at Image Seekers Urban Gallery on the 9th of Feb. 11-2pm Shop for Valentines Day!

Art In The Elk Valley

24 Jan 2014 / in General

Great News! I’ve been an active member of an artist collective in the Elk Valley, (ElementalArt) for about a year now and today we are presenting a proposal for funding at an open house! We hope to build a vibrant art community to aid working artists and build a solid learning environment for future artists […]

Calgary Photographic Society Newsletter

20 Oct 2013 / in Accolades

May 5 2004 The guest speaker at our May meeting was Brenda Castonguay. Brenda attended an art college where a photography course was part of the required curriculum. She considered herself an art student, and – in her words – attended the photography course “kicking and screaming.” That course gave her incentive for a major […]

Where Calgary Magazine

20 Oct 2013 / in Accolades

March 2005 Whether photographing a mountain valley, sand dunes by the sea, or leaves in the forest, Brenda Castonguay knows how to breathe life into the otherwise mundane or cliché. Shooting mostly in black and white, her images possess an ethereal, luminous quality – a vividness of detail and atmosphere that belie their monochromatic origins. […]

Krista’s Tree

20 Oct 2013 / in General

“Brenda, Thank you for collaborating with my husband and taking the fantastic picture of “my tree”. I was truly suprised – not to mention a little emotional – when I recieved the gift. Your picture is absolutely stunning – something I will treasure for life.” – Krista Strayer Capio Promontorium “seize the mountain” in Latin, […]

Macro Summer Blooms

"Under the Umbrellas" Kaslo Road, BC
09 Jul 2013 / in General, Techniques