Leanne M Christie

The distinctive oil painter, Leanne M Christie, moved to the Canadian West Coast at the end of 2008. She spent over a decade in Europe and grew up in South Africa. We carry a selection of her artwork, on display in our art gallery with paintings available for purchase. 

Leanne M Christie  studied at the influential Rhodes University art school in South Africa where she was instilled with the love of the painting process. Her artwork penetrates deeper than the painting’s subject. It reveals a skilled and intuitive understanding of the painting language itself. 

 In her art, Leanne M Christie is best known for her careful placement of brush strokes which seductively lead the viewer at a pace determined by the artist and the removal of colour as a fundamental element.

 In her paintings, she experiments with a hierarchy which places supremacy on brushstroke and colour. Then finally,  through composition without retreating into abstraction.

Leanne M Christie’s paintings are easily identifiable in our art gallery by their powerful use of white, the myriad of greys. In her art, the vigorous brushwork which dances on the edge of abstraction and their exploration of the urban streetscape as the catalyst of culture. 

Her daily 24km bicycle commute from her home in Coquitlam to her Downtown Vancouver Eastside art studio gives her an intimate kinship with the flow of the urban street.

Leanne M Christie is represented by the Van Dop  Gallery. Contact us for  available paintings and/ or a commission.

Here and there. 30" X 48"
Main street showers. 10" X 10"
Dundarave. 10" X 10"
Taking a break from the tour. 10" X 10"
Just-Chillin. 10x10
Just-Chillin. 10x10
Just-Chillin. 10x10
Afternoon Glow.10x10.
Life on the way back. 24" x 24"
Resting. 10x10.
A Marriage of Visions. 24 x 24
SOLD - Morning. 24x24
SOLD - Warm corners on wet mornings. 24x24
Summer sentiments 10" x 10"
Gibsons morning 10" x 10"
SOLD - Invited by the City 36 x 36 "
SOLD - Golden Winter Mornings. 10x10
SOLD -An Unexpected Surprise 30" x 30"
SOLD - A treat at every turn. 10x10
SOLD - An Unexpected Surprise 30" x 30"
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD - Morning Strolls. 10x10
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
Quietness | 10" x 10"| Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD - The Pathway To Canada 10" x 10"
SOLD - Working city 10x10
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD - Main Prescriptions. 24x24
SOLD - Where the Salmon run. 24" x 48"
SOLD - Moving forward east. 10x10
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Safe Landings | 24" x 24" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD - Spring In The Suburbs 10" x 10"
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Before noon | 24" X 36" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | It's today | 24" x 24" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Future Promise | 30" x 48" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Convergence | 30" x 48" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Peeking Past the shadow of time | 36" X 36 " | Oil Painting on Canvas
Always a favourite. 10" X 10"
It's all good from here. 10" X 10"
Sunshine and life. 10" X 10"
SOLD | Dudes with Dogs Chillin. 10" X 10"
Weekday alongside the Square. 24" x 24"
SOLD - Within a stone's throw. 24" x 24" - Splash 2023
Its always a good day to ride. 10x10.
SOLD | Dudes with Dogs Chillin. 10" X 10"
SOLD Listening to stories of the mountains. 10x10
Lonsdale 36 x 36
Family Days 10 x 10 "
Hidden 10" x 10"
China Town Sunrise. 30" x 48"
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
Commute | 24" x 36" | Oil Painting on Canvas
SOLD - The Hidden Vista. 24" x 48" (60.96 cm x 121.92 cm)
SOLD - Autumn school run 10" x 10"
SOLD - Working during the heat wave 10" x 10"
A winters morning downtown. 24 x 24
Landscape painting on canvas by Leanne M Christie New Westminister Van Dop Gallery Canadian Artist
SOLD - Change Happened so Swiftly. 48x60
TwoHundredandSeventyOne. 60 x 72
49 16 36.7 N 123 05 50.7 W. 60x6
SOLD - Making the rounds on the north shore. 10x10
SOLD - Late Afternoon Lunch | 36 x 36”
Summers Days Return. 30 x 30 ' SOLD
SOLD - Cartiers Corner. 10x10
Landscape painting on canvas by Leanne M Christie New Westminster Van Dop Gallery Canadian Artist
SOLD Port Side. 10x10
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | North Main Monday | 30" x 48" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | The Horizon from Main Street | 30" x 48" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Peking Chop Suey | 30" x 48" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Between the arts and the source | 10" x 10"| Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Strolling | 24" x 24" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Beneath the Forest | 10" x 10" | SOLD
Mid Week Beach Visit. SOLD
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD - Sunday On Salt Spring Island 10" x 10"
Walking to the Stadium. 24" X 24"
Magnificent service routes. 10" X 10"
Sharing thoughts. 10" X 10"
Alongside the park. 10" X 10"
Alongside the park. 10" X 10"
Traversing the cross streets. 30 x 30
Another morning| 10 x 10 | Oil on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
Still Forward | 48" x 30" | Oil Painting on Canvas
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McGillGrocery | 10 x 10 | Oil On Canvas
Coquitlam Centre. 60x72
50 Electronic Ave. 48" x 60"
Late Winter's Afternoon. 24 x 24
SOLD - Autumn Whispers. 36" x 36" (91.44 cm x 91.44 cm)
SOLD - Promise. 10x10
SOLD - Always With a Friend 10 x 10"
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
Open to Negotiation | 10" x 10"| Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas byLeanne M Christie New Westminister Van Dop Gallery Canadian Artist
SOLD - South to the Farmlands. 30 x 30
The transition of time SOLD
SOLD - Mid morning Tango. 24 x 24
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD - Opening on Tomorrow 24"x36" -
SOLD The growing forest 10" x 10"
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD - Quietness of the street. 10x10
SOLD - A surprising place to park. 10x10
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery
SOLD -The Lions Of Vancouver 10" x 10"
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | A Thousand Stories | 48 x 60" | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Coal Harbour mid morning | 10" x 10"| Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | After the Storm | 48" x 60 " | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | The Working River | 24" x 24"| Oil Painting on Canvas
After Lunch Walk SOLD 10 X 10 "
A little fresh air in New Westminster. 10" x 10" SOLD
Coal Harbour Transformed | 30" x 30" SOLD
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | The new town, different from the old | Oil Painting on Canvas
Landscape painting on canvas by Canadian Artist Leanne M Christie. Oil painting available to purchase locally in New Westminster, BC at Van Dop Art Gallery.
SOLD | Neighborhood Moments | Oil Painting on Canvas
Dundarave Village 10 X 10 " - SOLD

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