michael Born in Lancashire, England, Michael started painting in the late 1960s. He emigrated to Canada in 1972 and continued his passion, inspired by local beauty and the marine life around Vancouver Island.

His main interests have been working coastal vessels, historical coastal scenes and, most recently, the forest and beach scenes of Vancouver Island.

Michael enjoys hiking and camping around the local area and exhibits his work around the Cowichan Valley area.

Currently painting in oils and watercolours, Michael is available for private commissions. Please inquire for details.

The studio is open for visits, please call 250-245-8127 first.

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2 Responses to “Michael Dean’s Bio”

  1. Bruce Wik Says:

    I just received a calendar or your sketches and am going to teach a lesson on sketching with my grade six class beginning in January

    Happy New Year

  2. swedenole13 Says:

    Your art holds a special place in our hearts. Thank you Michael!


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