Whistler is known for its vast mountain peaks and fun outdoor culture. But if you look further into this quaint mountain town, you will uncover Whistler’s vibrant arts scene. Andrea Mueller is leading the way in her industry. This year’s Whistler Blackcomb featured artist, her art style is unique and passion shines through all her artworks. Here is why this Whistler local is one to keep an eye on.
A Whistler Local
Although she grew up in a small town outside of Toronto in Ontario, Andrea has lived in Whistler for 15 years. You can see her passion for wildlife and the Whistler community reflected in her artwork. Andrea said she is inspired by the rive passion that comes from Whistler, the people that come here and the energy of the town.
She’s an Art Instructor
Not only is she a very talented artist but she runs classes to teach you how to paint. The monthly paint nights are held at Café 81. Have a different kind of night out and learn how to create a masterpiece. Paint your pet night is on May 9. You can bring a date, a group of friends or head down on your own and meet some new artist wannabes.
Buy a Canvas
If you want a more original kind of souvenir, you can purchase Andrea’s artwork here. Enjoy her art characterized by loose brush strokes, bold colours and playful imagery. Worried about not having space in your luggage? Don’t worry, she ships internationally and offers free shipping on orders over $200!
Give Back to the Community
As the Whistler Blackcomb featured artist, you can buy Andrea’s prints on t-shirts, mugs, hats and hoodies. You have the opportunity to give a different kind of Whistler gift, whilst giving back to the community. 50% of all proceeds from these products sold go directly to the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation. You can help to provide financial support to a range of different organizations in the Sea to Sky Corridor, in the areas of human services, education, recreation, arts & culture and the environment.
Buy these products from Roundhouse Lodge, Essentially Blackcomb in the Carleton Lodge and Blackcomb Ski And Sport in the Blackcomb Daylodge.
Whether you want to take a piece of Whistler’s art scene home with you or create some fun memories of Whistler at a paint night, there’s plenty of off-mountain activities for you to enjoy. Here at the Listel Hotel Whistler, we are right in the centre of the village so you’ll never be far from all the fun events.
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