Darren Perkins


Darren Perkins received scholarships and graduated from Emily Carr School of Art. For 11 years Darren worked full time as a potter and ceramic designer. He created the Windridge House 'gentlefolk' characters, a series of mainly hand-built stoneware figures as well as functional pottery.

        Darren in Manning Park

  He has taught elementary and secondary school art for many years and has also taught adult classes in painting. He is a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Darren now works mainly in acrylic media. Drawn to natural environments, he paints a wide range of landscape scenes from his home in Langley and cabin on Gabriola Island, to sights visited throughout surrounding Southern British Columbia and abroad. Darren has had shows and sold his paintings at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in FortLangley, West Wind Gallery in downtown Langley, the Galiano Art Gallery on GalianoIsland,  Framed Life Gallery in Etobicoke, Ontario and most recently the Summer Gallery at the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery on Granville Island.