Deryk Houston

Artist in Victoria, BC. Canada

Please visit my Patreon Site: and read my postings to learn more about my approach to art.


Deryk at Ogden Point, Victoria, BC. (photo by Elizabeth)

From 2013 to the present, a main project has been the Woodwynn Peace Garden at Woodwynn Farms, a therapeutic community for the homeless. The Peace Garden includes a labyrinth with herbs, fruits and vegetables incorporated.

I am currently featured at Art Works Gallery in Vancouver as well as Sooke Harbour House and my wife Elizabeth has her glass-on-glass mosaics there too.

and I also have work available at Merridale Cider and the Avens Gallery in Canmore Alberta.


The "Love" show - a series of paintings inspired by Cirque du Soleil and the Beatles, opened in Vancouver on Feb 12, 2016 at Art Works Gallery
(604) 688-3301
and continued till March 6, 2016

International criminal court and assassinations

There are great dangers on both sides of the equation when it comes to deciding to assassinate leaders who break international law. It would be nice to believe that “if we could just get rid of the bad guy…then everything would be just fine”. The military works on this principle. Things are very Black […]

children’s rights

World Congress on Family Law and children’s Rights are holding the Fifth World Congress, “Children caught in Conflict”…23-26 August 2009, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. One of the points that caught my eye was that they are “proudly not just a “talk fest”. And I believe in that idea myself completely. The organization has been presented […]