20 years on we still call our working studios, no matter where we are, The Golden Cactus Studio.

Select works from artists Chris MacClure & Marilyn Hurst

About the artists

Chris MacClure

A Canadian Romantic Realist Fine Art Painter looking for that authentic gesture or timeless moment. His paintings are an expression of his "Romantic Realist" view of life.

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Marilyn Hurst

In the early nineties it was time to rediscover myself and I underwent an existential process, uprooting a creative side I never knew existed.

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From the archives

The White House

When President Bill Clinton was in Vancouver doing a summit meeting, the American Consul picked up two pieces of my art to present to him and Boris Yeltsin. He was kind enough to send me a letter after.

Peter Buck R.E.M.

Peter Buck of the musical band REM and I as VIP’S at the Todos Santos Baja Music Festival along with my art. Held in the Hotel California.

Buckingham Palace

A note from Buckingham Palace to inform me that a piece of my art is hanging in Kensington Palace. It is the London home of Prince William and Kate who own the piece.

Led Zeppelin

John Paul Jones of the group Led Zeppelin at the fundraiser in the Hotel California. In the VIP lounge when I was the resident artist there.

Burning Man

Flash Hopkins is one of the founding member of the Burning Man Project in the Nevada desert. It is now one of the largest art event in the world.

Jason Priestley

Jason Priestley acting as host at the CCMA ceremony in Vancouver . My giclee was signed by 27 of the singers to raise money for the Vancouver Children’s Hospital in the VIP Gift Lounge.

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