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Meet the Makers

Sage and Tree Gallery is proud to and honored to partner with incredible artists from the local Comox Valley community and elsewhere. Without their artwork filling our walls and spaces, we wouldn’t be the enchanting gallery we are today. Check out some of our featured artists below and get in touch with us for information and to inquire about their pieces for sale.



Amanda Crocker is the visionary behind Daydreamer Designs located locally within the beautiful unceded territory of the Komox First Nation. As an Indigenous Support worker, Amanda inspires individuals with her ability to create thoughtful dream catchers as earrings, pendants, and hanging art pieces. She uses her First Nations ancestry, as well as her Irish, Scottish, English, and French background to motivate her pieces. Her father a member of the Penelakut Tribe located on Penelakut Island, BC gifted her a dream catcher when she was a young girl. She has found that the creative process of designing her own works of art has kept her in touch with her First Nations roots and encourages the support of authentic Indigenous art.

Going Coastal Creations



Going Coastal Creations is an explosion of color and fine lines from Chemainus, BC.

Creativity pulled from a mindful practice and meditative drawing, brought to life with paint and inks.

Stephanie Gillen is a transplant to Vancouver Island from the prairies of Alberta and has found her home and her voice in the salt sea air and old-growth forests.

Email: GoingCoastalCreations@

Instagram: @Going_coastal_creations

Facebook: @GoingCoastalCreations

Janette Cardinal Creations


Metis Artisan/Beader

Janette Cardinal is a Metis artisan and Social Worker, from Northern Alberta, who has been inspired by her grandmother to become an artist. She loves to share her creative talents and traditional beadwork with those around her. She has many talents and loves to challenge herself with many projects which include putting together Trucklucks, moccasins, Muklucks, and other Indigenous artworks.

Maggie Magpie Collections


Indigenous Contemporary Beader

Hi! I am Theresa, the creator of Maggie Magpie Collections, a unique handcrafted jewelry line for individuals who appreciate fashion forward works of art that represent a piece of Canadian history. As a contemporary First Nations seed bead artist, I aspire to promote First Nations fashion and design as progressive and modern, without jeopardizing ceremonial or spiritual practices and beliefs.

I use beading techniques passed down to me by my “Kookum” (grandma) and I create organically sophisticated jewelry designs for all occasions. I purchase quality local materials such as semi-precious stones, gems, metals, and gather raw natural shells and stones on my travels. I create jewelry that is representative of my culture and has deep personal meaning.

Metis Mama and Papa Art


Indigenous Mixed Media Artisan

The Metis Mama and Papa are a husband and wife team, Shelly and Mark, from Calgary, Alberta. Mark makes the earrings and Shelly creates the Cedar Spirit Dolls. The Spirit Dolls are smudged and have healing intention to ease the heart and souls of the new owner.

Through their mutual love of art, nature, healing, culture and spirit, their soulful inspired creations have reached out and touched the hearts of people all across Canada and the United States.

ReThink Designs


Jewelry Designer

I believe that recycling can be beautiful - that's why I use recycled and vintage materials for all of my jewelry, found in thrift stores, yard sales, and grandma's jewelry box. These recycled components are then combined with natural stone, wood, pearl and shell. All findings are new and unused for your safety.



Indiginous Jewelry Designer

Agnes Seaweed Wisden is a multidisciplinary Kwakwaka’wakw artist and entrepreneur based in Victoria B.C. She is a graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design and has worked alongside internationally acclaimed indigenous artists such as Alano Edzerza, the late Chief Beau Dick, and Luke Parnell. Agnes currently works mostly with silver engraving and is apprenticing with her father Norman Seaweed, and her Uncles Alfred and Paddy Seaweed.
Agnes was born in 1987 and raised in her traditional Kwakwaka’wakw territory in Alert Bay B.C. She comes from families full of artists and has always been encouraged to pursue her gifts. She finds inspiration from the wild ocean, and enjoys sharing the best of all those perfect moments with those around.

Ava Luna Art


Visual Artist/ Henna body art

A new artist in our roster, Ava Luna is a professional henna and visual artist born and raised on Vancouver Island and new to the Comox Valley. Since childhood, Ava has had a natural talent as an artist and excelled in the arts program in high school and in college.  Much of her inspiration comes from nature, animals, and textures. She enjoys using vibrant colors with alcohol inks and acrylics, combined with clean-lined illustrations. She has won two painting competitions and has had illustrations published in a novel and a journal. Ava has been a successful henna tattoo artist for 6 years and can be found at local markets, festivals, events and online selling her art and clothing screen printed by hand with her own illustrations.

Barb'D Wire


Indigenous Wire wrapper and beader

Marianne Barbara Scow is a Kwakwaka'wakw artist from the Pacific Northwest coast. Born in Vancouver - raised in the Comox Valley.  

A creative and curious nature has guided Marianne through many artistic adventures, but the world of Wire Wrapping captured her heart.

Marianne has spent over 4 years studying Wire Art amidst musical exploration in percussion & guitar, 2D visual art, reading, and beading.

Shelley Macdonald Jewellery


Jewellery Designer

A new artist in our roster, this visionary has produced some of our favorite contemporary pieces. 
Shelley Macdonald Jewellery Designer Inc. is a retail Jewellery Business
operating in Whitehorse, Yukon Canada.
Shelley MacDonald earned her B.F.A in Jewellery Design and metalsmithing from NSCAD University in Halifax N.S in 2011. Shelley started her own business in 2005 and has been designing and creating jewellery in the Yukon since 2011.
Shelley interprets natural elements in metal to obscure the connection between botanical forms and the human body. This earthy style reflects her study of botany, which displays tenacity over urban structures. Shelley challenges herself to represent the relationship of natural elements to the lines and shape of the body while maintaining the strength inherent in the metal. Since moving to the Yukon, Shelley draws and incorporates her inspiration from the northern beauty of her visual environment, which emulates through her more recent collections.
From a small studio in Whitehorse, Shelley uses a variety of materials including upcycled leather and fur from the Yukon, metals, stones, ivory, musk ox horn and wood. All of her items are handmade and one of a kind using an array of techniques such as fabrications, casting, piercing, riveting and soldering

Tilly's Cozy Hooks



Angela leads the typically unconventional life of an artist and is known for breadth and richness in style.
Named for my dog Tilly, Tillys Cozy Hooks is a crochet accessory line formed from the love of thoughtfully creating apparel with my own hands. My favorite thing about what I do is helping people feel confident by wearing something they feel good in and watching them light up when they try them on.
Recently, we fulfilled a long-time dream of moving from the Alberta prairies to the west coast. I’m very excited to start creating with the inspiration of this beautiful island.
Get in touch with Sage and Tree Gallery if you’d like to find out about their available pieces.



Indigenous Jewellery Designers

Local Artisans and husband and wife collaboration Frankie and Phillip Anderson. Harvesting Devils Club to carve and shape into beautiful one of a kind jewelery designs.

Land Apothecary


Natural Health and Beauty products

Oza’wusko Athin Muski’kke is the artisan behind Land apothecary creations. She is otherwise known as Melaina Patenaude, of Anishinaabe/Metis and mixed European ancestry, and a member of the Ontario Woodland Metis Nation.
She connects deeply to the importance of fostering collective stewardship for Mother Earth. Her passion for wildcrafting and medicine making is rooted in her reverence for traditional knowledge that has been entrusted and passed down to her.
Land Apothecary focuses on handcrafted herbal teas, soaps, skincare products, and herbal medicines that support holistic wellness. All creations are made with high quality organic ingredients, wild crafted or home grown herbs.,

Drifting Lily


Jewellery Design

Handmade gemstone and metal jewelry in Canada

Karen Day Studio


Painting, Prints

local artist

Poison Craft Studios



A locally handmade line of fashionably functional face masks created by Jennifer Mineault. She has lovingly sewn in filters and has steamed cleaned each one for immediate and safe use. Jennifer is a lover of animals who has devoted her time to sew pouches for koalas and kangaroos that were impacted by the forest fires in Australia.

Anishinaabe Girl


Handmade Indigenous Jewelery

A new artist in our roster, this visionary has produced some of our favorite contemporary pieces. Inspired by the mundane, their work could hardly be described as such.



Indigenous Bead Artist

Tosha Lhetitier is Cree, originally from Saskatchewan. She moved to Vancouver 14 years ago and is a self taught jewelry maker who specializes in myuki beads.

Lark and Poppy Paper Company


Art Cards, Apothecary, Home Decor

Laura Dahl and her daughter Amelia are the creators of Lark and Poppy Paper Co. Laura is a versatile artist who likes to work with many different mediums. She has been creating for as long as she can remember, developing her ability to re-purpose and restyle items, as well as getting her hands dirty in the garden and woodworking. However, Laura's true passion is for paper crafting and the soothing benefits of aromatherapy and natural body care products. Originally from Winnipeg her relocation to the Comox Valley has nurtured her love of nature and brings her peace as she processes her experiences growing up in a unhealthy family structure. Through her personal growth and her creative outlets, she has learned to love herself again and has become an avid supporter of mental health awareness. Her products offer her customers genuine care and are created with quality materials that will sooth the soul and lift your spirits.

Brandon Jacko at Indigenous Art Market


Authentic Indigenous Art

Brandon Jacko is an Ojibway artist from Wikwemikong, He continued to practice his art skills throughout his life and began painting professionally in 2018.
Brandon received a favorable response to his work and began to devote his work ethic to practicing art in the Woodlands style of First Nations art. Inspired by Norval Morrisseau, Russell Noganosh, and Daphne Odjig, Brandon is able to express his imagination and connect with his Indigenous ancestry through his art. Brandon signs his work with a bear claw to represent his spiritual Clan. Manitoulin Island, Ontario. He struggled with his Indigenous ancestry. During this time, others noticed his ability to draw and he received a scholarship to the Avenue road Art Studio in Toronto, Ontario.
Odjig, Brandon is able to express his imagination and connect with his Indigenous ancestry through his art. Brandon signs his work with a bear claw to represent his spiritual Clan. Manitoulin Island, Ontario. He struggled with his Indigenous ancestry. During this time, others noticed his ability to draw and he received a scholarship to the Avenue road Art Studio in Toronto, Ontario

Jenja Mac Ceramics


Ceramics, Paintings

I was born Jennifer McIntyre near the Rocky Mountains, but am known to most by the nickname Jenja. To me, Art is the answer to all life's questions. I decided to make art my passion, also my career by seeking out North Island College where I completed my diploma and then went on to graduate from Emily Carr University, through North Island College's external programs on Vancouver Island. Since School ended, I have been actively programming, teaching, making art, and doing events/shows regionally. I work in many mediums: drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics,
and piano are among my favorite forms of expression. I love that art can bring together a community and provide so much joy and fulfillment.

Formula Debs Artwork



Debralyn Beavers, is based out of Nanaimo and loves to illustrate stickers, postcards, pins, and other miscellaneous artwork.
Her designs mostly contain inspirational or empowering quotes and images. She strives to connect with others, who often feel alone! Using her artwork to help create safe space for everyone.

Meghan Cote


Authentic Indigenous Artist

Aanii! My name is Meghan Cote. I am a Beadwork artist originally from Pikwakanagan First Nation but residing in Barrie Ontario. I have been beading for 4 years and it is my absolute passion. Beading is medicine!

Tammy Wood


Cree and Norwegian Artist

Tammy Wood is mixed ancestry of Cree and Norwegian, Tammy started beading in 2018 and learned from knowledge keepers and other artists throughout the years. “Beading is a way for me to be able to connect with my late Great Grandmother”.

Wild Wood Designs is owned and operated by Tammy and has a strong focus on handmade jewelry and accessories. Tammy loves to use elements that are as local as possible and from the land such as hides, traditional home tanned hides, dried wild flowers, caribou, elk and moose antler as well as porcupine quills, and semi-precious stones.

Tammy is an entrepreneur working from Whitehorse, Yukon. Tammy’s form of bead work is a mix of both traditional and contemporary beading. “I pride myself on not following a particular pattern, and draw inspiration from patterns of long ago. I love to create under the midnight sun”.

Cold Gold


Hand crafted concrete planters, homeware and jewelry.

Cold Gold is a collection of home decor made of concrete based out of Nicole's home studio in Victoria,, BC. Concrete is strong and lasting which gives it a sense of timelessness with subtle imperfections that make them a one of a kind art piece.

Nicole created the B-cup Collection originally as a breast cancer awareness project but it has become the face of Cold Gold in magnet, pots, mug and tote bag form.

All of our concrete pieces are made in my home-based studio in Victoria, BC using locally sourced product wherever possible. 

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Interdisciplinary Artist

Leaitta Thompson is an interdisciplinary artist who is a long time resident of the Comox Valley.
She is greatly influenced by architecture and the great artists of the Renaissance, as well as many in our own time. In 2003 she graduated with a diploma From NIC in Graphic Art and Design,  and in 2011, she graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Emily Carr University in Fine Art. 

Leaitta juxtaposed elements of design with dramatic components of surprise, using any and all materials that she feels compelled to pursue.  A large part of her love of creating art is in the process and in the exploration of the medium she chooses to work with, exploring the unlimited potentiality of chromatic, monochromatic, tonal scales, visual planes and volume within a two-dimensional framework. Viewing her dynamic works of art is an exciting kinetic experience that manipulates the white space.

In addition to original works of art, Leaitta offers limited edition prints on archival, museum quality paper.

Amy Louise


Local Artist

Amy Louise is a Vancouver Island raised artist living in Campbell River for over 30 years.As a creator and facilitator and professional face and body painter within the community for the last 13 years, she maintains a mindful approach for organic, non-toxic, upcycled, reusable, sustainable materials and processes whenever possible. A multimedia artist inspired by the surrounding ocean and forests, Amy offers a wide range of one of a kind art pieces, “unique to you” products and non-toxic body art adornment services. Check out her website for more examples of her work, processes and potentials for collaborations and commissions.



Illustrator/Designer/Tattoo Artist

Currently living in Bear River, NS. Mi’kmaw Territory.

Self taught artist born and raised in a small town called Bridgewater, nova Scotia. French Ancestry on my fathers side from Quebec.

Imagery inspired by my life and experiences. I am inspired by animals I have encountered and by my friends. Inspired by dreams and visions. Inspired by plant medicines and resulting journeys. Inspired by the natural word, the spaces I get to call home, the music that is playing and the different phases of life I have been through. Inspired by the love I have shared.

These shirts are all up cycled, thrifted, second hand, transformed pieces. With there already being so much clothing that already exists I don’t see a point on buying brand new items. This helps also to make each piece unique. I do the printing at a studio on Halifax called Rad Storm. A volunteer run collective that helps teach people to silk screen and provides a safe and accessible space for anyone. I use water based inks.

Super grateful to the creative spirit that allows me to make art and for all the support that makes it possible.





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