The Venters wish to acknowledge and thank the following people, connected to Salt Spring Island:
Our children Katsky, Oscar and Cami Venter and their partners
Gary Martinson, Michelle Venter and Michael Gruendel for their
understanding, patience, support and assistance.
Margaret and Martyn Day for making our first visit to New York possible.
Robin Relph for his loyal collecting and exposing our work to international markets,
including Haunch of Venison (London), Ben Brown Gallery (London) and Bonhams (London).
The Vortex members for the fun in establishing Vortex as a Co-op Gallery.
John and Roberta Stoker for helping to take Vortex to the next level.
James Kok and Claire Maisonneuve for helping to establish our studios.
Dr. Eva Seidner and Michael Kedar for enabling us to have our first exposure at the Toronto Art Fair.
John Lefebvre for his generous support and collecting of our art.
Judy Cushman and Bob Quick for their support and assistance with public gallery exhibitions.
Garry and Carol Leach for their tireless support and exposing our work to public galleries.
The art lovers and collectors of Salt Spring Island for their support of our work and
the Arts in general on Salt Spring.
Razali May for representing our work in Ganges over the last couple of years.
All the Salt Spring Island Galleries and Arts Administrators for
helping to build a clientele and presence for Salt Spring Island artists.
Anthony Matthews for joining us as Director
and getting the Venter Gallery off the ground.