Dancing with Doris
Welcome to MICHAEL TICKNER'S Website. He is excited to be in his new studio in Nanaimo. To celebrate, he is putting his first Vancouver Island print: “SHACK ISLAND” on sale, and it will be offered on Island Daily Deals from March 27th to April 6th for 50% off! It is free to register and you can find wonderful opportunities on it, such as Michael's new print. We also now have a PAYPAL Account and if you phone us with your credit card, we will process it through PAYPAL. Although our new website has been delayed, we have changed over to PAYPAL but won't have it where you can checkout individual items. You will have to phone us with your order on 250-714-6348. For those of you that don't know us, it has always been important to Michael to stay in high integrity with every facet of his artwork, so if you are shy about phoning us with your credit card, we could always do an electronic transfer where the only information you need to give us is your email address and we can go from there.
Michael's new studio is open by appointment. You are welcome to come and see him in his working studio by phoning 250-714-6348. We are pleased to make arrangements to pick you up from the ferry to bring you to the studio if you are on the Mainland and want to walk onto the ferry. We felt it appropriate to put up this photo of Michael with the orca whale that ended up in a park on the waterfront at Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island. Michael and Alice love Vancouver Island and we look forward to sharing Michael's art with you.
Welcome to the world of Artist Michael Tickner
Michael Tickner was born in London, England in 1947. His artwork was first exhibited in a group show at the Passmore Art Gallery when he was eight years old. He was accepted into the prestigious London School Of Art after graduating with honours from High School. Since 1973, Michael has dedicated his life to his art, including a period of paintings done with palette knife and ink washes, and fine detailed pen and ink drawings.
In 1987 he started a new style of artwork, which is making him well-known and collected internationally. Based on a primitive style, Michael has taken "primitive" a step farther and added depth and perspective, which some call contemporary/primitive. These paintings with their bright colours, are very uplifting to live with and that legacy is important to the artist. An investment in Michael Tickner's art is a win in all ways.
Shown on television with Vicki Gabereau, a Shaw Cable Feature and a Global Feature, Michael has also completed an eight foot by four foot letter "M", as shown above, which was used in the phrase by Shaw Cable, "Together Is Amazing".
The Vancouver Olympic Bid Committee, used Michael Tickner's two images, The Best of Whistler and The Best Of Vancouver, around Jack Poole and John Furlong's final letter to the IOC Members when going for the 2010 Olympic Bid. Michael was not able to go to Prague for the presentation but his son, Richard Tickner was present, as well as many people acquainted with Michael.
MICHAEL TICKNER is pleased to announce that the POUSETTE GALLERY in Vancouver is now representing his artwork. The Gallery is located at 403 - 1529 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and they can be reached at 604-563-2717 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Michael's current original paintings can be seen at their Gallery. They do not carry any of his prints. He looks forward to a long and successful relationship with them and encourages you to drop by the Gallery.
Michael Tickner on the stairs at the West Side of Pousette Gallery before giving his talk at the South Granville Art Walk.