Louise Drescher

Rossland BC


Louise was born in Toronto and received a Masters of Art

from the University of Toronto in Medieval Art and Literature.

She started painting in London, England and had two exhibitions there before moving to Chicago, Illinois where

she continued to paint and exhibit.

Louise moved to Rossland BC in 1994 and has been an active member in Community Arts.  In 2005 she started the

Firehall Gallery co-operative in Rossland which later became the Rouge Gallery.

Louise currently paints in her studio and exhibits her work

in regional galleries and shows.




Gallery 181, London UK, 1979

William Morris Centre, London UK, 1979

Illinois Artisans Shop, Chicago IL, 1992

Art Gallery, Rush Hospital, Chicago IL, 1993

Visual Outlines Gallery, Winnetka IL, 1994

Tree House Art Gallery, Rossland BC, 1995

The Cellar Artisans Shop, Rossland BC, 1998-2005

Old Firehall Co-operative, Rossland BC, 2006

Rouge Gallery, Rossland BC, 2008-2010

Mt. Carlyle Group Show, Rossland Gallery, 2012

Mt. Assiniboine Group Show, Rossland Gallery, 2013

Revelstoke Art Centre, Revelstoke BC, 2014

Artist in Residence, Georgian Bay Islands National Park, ON, 2014

Gallery Connexion, Nakusp BC, 2013 and July 2017

Gallery at the Cove - Solo Show, Bowen Island, May-June 2018

Catching Stars Gallery, Bowen Island, 2018

Artist in Residence Bareneed Studios, Newfoundland, 2019


Corporate Commissions:

Fuller’s Brewery, London UK, 1979

British Oxygen Company, London UK, 1979

Arrow Shirt Company, Toronto ON, 1984

Cluett – Peabody Inc, New York NY, 1987

Red Mountain Resort, Rossland BC, 2006-07


Private Commissions:

Clients in UK, Japan, Australia, Toronto, Chicago, Calgary, Vancouver