I am caught in wonder at the natural world.

” Come look at this, how beautiful this plant is, how intricate this spider web is and look how the stripes on a chipmunk echo his shape. Come see what I see.”

Valerie Rogers is a watercolor and acrylic artist.

Salmon Arm Artist Valerie Rogers


Wildlife Gallery

Available Originals

Horse Gallery

Whimsy Gallery

Big Paintings


Valerie Rogers is a watercolor and acrylic artist. She paints in-depth visual studies of nature and it`s creatures in their own quiet places. She focuses on the natural beauty around her and translates it to art on canvas. A Canadian artist living in Salmon Arm in the interior of British Columbia. she is surrounded by the natural beauty of the region. The mountains circling her studio are full of the wildlife she loves to paint. Hiking in those mountains gives her the chance to get really close to her inspiration.

“Wilderness Heart” a wolf commission

It was so wonderful to be asked to create a special gift.  This painting was all about love....a father's  love in commissioning an original artwork as a gift for his daughter, His daughters love for wolves ...my love for both the art and the animals....all of that...

When I paint…

“ There is so many incredible things in the natural world both huge and tiny. When I paint I am studying them…recognizing and admiring them, curving my mind around them while my paint brush recreates the feeling of them and their appearance. That sort of intense...

Studio busy with Commission Artwork

I have been wonderfully busy for the last year  in my studio creating a lot of artwork  that is created specially for specific collectors. They have an idea in their hearts of a unique  artwork that is special to them and if it alines with the artwork that I love to...

wow what a year???

Well it has been a year to remember and we are only at Sept. I am.... as so many already looking forward to being past this year and looking back at it as a memory. Hopefully soon the pandemic will be over but I know that will not be as soon as we all would like. ...

Lost Song

This painting is addressing the sad fact that we are losing our songbirds due to the poisons that we use to increase our yields of crops. The pesticides kill not only the bugs but all the creatures that eat the bugs too. Lost Song is a painting of barn swallows flying...