GILT Gallery Shines on Bowen Island
with permission from the North Shore News
Steven Schelling / Vancouver Luxury Living
FEBRUARY 28, 2018 12:03 AM
David and Holly Graff are something of a Renaissance couple. Not only do they create abstract gilded panels, glass pieces and coveted metallic sculptures reminiscent of 15th Century Venetian masterworks using contemporary techniques, their Gilt Studio Gallery is only one of their creative outlets. The two came together purely by chance fifteen years ago when Vancouver-based songwriter and architectural faux-finisher David […]
Enhancing Sculpture In Situ
Cates Hill Chapel approached us, asking us to compliment a 7′ tall bronze sculpture, “Crux” by David Robinson, that resides in a naturally lit alcove of their sanctuary. Our response was the construction of two 4’x8′ panels gilded with aluminium leaf, and adding a gradiant of colour that echoed the tones in the splintered wooden […]
Collaboration on “Sei” sculpture by Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas to be installed outdoors at Vancouver International Airport.
New Representation on the Sunshine Coast
We are thrilled to be included in the expertly curated CASA Home Decor in Madeira Park, Pender Harbour. Stop by and say hello to Nadine Miller and see some of GILT’s newest glass works.
West Vancouver Living
Island Christmas Escape holiday shopping stress with a tour of Bowen Island artisans. By Kendall Walters GILT Studio Gallery Gilding artisan David Graff works with gold, silver and copper leaf to create one-of-a-kind vases, paintings and other works. His futuristic-looking pieces have appeared in a number of popular movies, such as iRobot.
Installation in the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle
Lobby – “Exuberance” 29.5″ x 58″ Business Center – “On The Grid” 21.5″ x 43″ (diptych) Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle 1128 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC
Part of “Mercury Rising” Exhibit
July 10 – August 21 ArtWorks Gallery 225 Smithe Street Vancouver, BC
Exhibit at ART WORKS Gallery
GEMS exhibit at ArtWorks Gallery in Yaletown at 225 Smithe Street, Vancouver, BC. February 24 – March 24, 2014 “David Graff’s work is all about layers for me. By mixing the mediums of foil, silver leaf, paint and resin it brings depth and interest to every inch of David’s work. The more you dig and […]
New Studio Space
We have moved into new studio space, but are still in Artisan Square on Bowen Island. We are in the recently built building below where we used to be, and our address is 102-555 Prometheus Place. As a working studio, we don’t always keep retail hours, however, we are happy to show you our work […]
Happy New Year!
Nothing says celebration and New Year’s like a glass of bubbly. We are proud to have been making art full-time now for over a decade! This picture is of our curved panel in Apres Restaurant in Whistler from 2004. Wishing all our clients and friends a very Happy New Year, and we hope to see […]
SEI Public Outdoor Sculpture
Collaboration on the 8.5 tonne stainless steel and copper leaf outdoor public sculpture with Haidi artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas. The hand gilding of individual squares of fine copper leaf to the underbelly while in the steel fabrication plant.