Deryk Houston

Artist in Victoria, BC. Canada

The National Film Board of Canada: Featured Deryk Houston in the documentary, “From Baghdad to Peace Country”

His work is in the permanent collection of the Canadian war Museum in Ottawa. (On the recommendation of the National Gallery of Canada)

He represented the city of Vancouver, BC., in a solo exhibition of his work in the former Soviet Union.



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

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 BC Canada.
And the Greater Victoria Art Gallery rental program.

PeaceGarden Skills Development Therapeutic Community

Therapeutic Community for people with addictions and homelessness. […]

“Shadows and Light”


I was really pleased with how the Shadows and Light painting turned out. It has a certain darkness that I like and a mystery that is somehow very personal. It was based on one of my many visits to Gonzales Bay here in Victoria BC. It is not a realistic version of reality. […]

Peace on earth …Art Project with bed sheets

I would like to create an exciting, colourfull art project on the breakwater here in Victoria BC. The idea would be to dye dozens of simple cotton, white bed sheets in a gorgeous saffron yellow and let the wind billow them out and flutter like laundry …….perhaps held by poles or rope….. with the help […]


On February 14th, 2010,(Next Valentines Day) I am inviting as many crazy, romantic people as possible to “Kiss the Blue Bridge” with a thousand or more helium filled balloons next valentines day. I would like to encourage everyone interested, to arrive by Kayak, small boat, or on foot at 9:00am. around and under the Johnstone […]

My Blog…..Al Williams exhibition

Welcome to my art page. I would like you to know about Al Williams, an artist who has an exhibition at Collective Works Gallery in fernwood. (Victoria). I have written a short article in the Vibe newspaper and thought I would share it with you here..

Fernwood artist, Al Williams, was born in 1948. […]