Chapel Gallery Curator and Coordinator: Nicky Rendell 

Artist, Registered nurse, and Parishioner of St. Matthias, 

Education: Foundation Arts Diploma- Taunton College of Art, U.K 1974-75; Fine Arts Diploma- Vancouver Island School of Art, Canada 2011-16 



Co-curator -- Mary-Ellen Threadkell

Practicing artist (watercolour, oil & mixed media) and exhibitor. Former AGGV Arts Administration and Co-ordinator of the Art Gallery Paint-In for 15 years. Previously with the Calgary Philharmonic (Assistant GM), Welsh Arts Council (Assistant Director Drama & Dance.  

Formal Education: Victoria College of Art, University of Calgary Visual Arts, Mount Royal University, Cardiff Institute of Art and Design and Banff School of Fine Arts.  


Co-Curator - Mary Wolfe 

Fibre Artist; co-designer of Sooke Fine Arts Show 2007-2019; Spiritual Director; Musician; gardener;

Education: BA in Sociology at Berkeley U.California; Certificate in Kodaly at U Vic; numerous courses from Metchosin International Summer School of Arts.


The Chapel Gallery’s graphic designer is St Matthias parishioner Arifin Graham of Alaris Design. Arifin and his colleagues have completed a wide range of successful projects for a variety of clients, including non-profit organizations, foundations, book publishers, government and the private sector.