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.

A new year 2022

Well we have jumped into a new year and I wish every one  a wonderful healthy happy 2022. Lets make this year the best yet!

Love the mountains

I do love the mountains that surround Salmon Arm and the larger rocky mountain ranges  that form the back bone of our province. It is in all these mountains that I find my inspiration. The rocks themselves are so incredible, craggy combinations of elements that are...

Pet Portraits

It is indeed pretty obvious that I love animals. They have been such an  important part of my life. We have had as pets everything from hamsters to cows and horses....and I have loved having them all. Each of them with their own personality. My girls grew up with...

Whimsy Art

Sometimes I have a cute or funny idea in my head. After a while of percolating on it, I just have to paint it to get it out of my head. My whimsy art is all about silly and fun. A thought or idea that makes me smile. The cute or silly factor of an animal in a...

Wonderful People

This year has been an odd one...with Covid, extreme drought and the BC wild fires. I sure can't say that I have enjoyed it. Lots was scary, worrying and sad.  But I am so grateful to have had such wonderful people around me. While we have not had the chance to see...