Shipping & Delivery


Complimentary shipping is available on most orders over $400 and applies to the majority of Canadian and US mainland addresses. A gallery representative will confirm with you if your order is eligible. In some cases where complimentary shipping is not available, a discount on shipping may be offered. See the matrix below for a guideline of shipping rates to your area.

All items can be shipped worldwide. Shipping and handling charges for items oustide of Cananda and the US are the responsibility of the customer however we will provide a shipping and handling quote before processing your order.

Once your order has been placed, we will have it packaged and on its way between one and five business days if it is in stock. If we are not able to have your item shipped in this time frame, you will be contacted and kept informed of the reasons and expected shipping date. As a guide, matted or framed artcards and giclées that are not in stock can take 3-4 weeks.

We search for for the best shipping rates however most items can be securely sent and tracked via Canada Post. In some cases couriers are used.


Where possible, Mark Hobson Gallery - Coastline Art Inc. recycles and reuses packaging materials.  Each item is packaged to high standards to ensure the safe arrival of your purchase.

Express Delivery. 

If you need your purchase in a hurry. Please call us to discuss express shipping options. Complimentary shipping will not apply to express shipping.

Tracking Orders. 

For all orders being shipped via Canada Post or courier, an e-mail notification will be sent to you with shipping date, tracking information and expected time of arrival.

Canadian Taxes and International Duties & Import Taxes.

Items shipped within B.C. are subject to B.C. sales taxes of GST 5% and PST 7%. Items shipped out of B.C. to other Canadian provinces and territories are subject to sales taxes of GST 5% only.

International shipments are not subject to Canadian sales taxes, but may incur import duties and taxes. If applicable, these charges will be applied against the shipment by the Customs offices once your shipment reaches your country. Mark Hobson Gallery - Coastline Art Inc is unable to determine the amount that may be charged and we cannot be responsible or held accountable for any additional charges. Any additional charges are paid by the customer.

For specific details and further information, please contact the Customs offices of your country.

Paper Prints.

Paper prints come unframed only.  These can be easily rolled and shipped in a tube. 

Framed and Unframed Artworks.
Framed and Unframed paintings and giclées are very easy to ship and often not too expensive. Our packaging ensures they arrive safely.

If you have any questions, please contact us and we will be happy to help you with your decision.

Shipping Cost Estimates.
All amounts are a guideline and are subject to the B.C. sales taxes of GST 5% and PST 7%.  A Gallery Representative will contact you to confirm shipping costs, or confirm if your order is eligible for complimentary shipping before your order is processed.

International shipping: Please contact the gallery for a quote.  There are no sales taxes on items or their shipping costs. See above for Duties and Import Taxes information that may apply upon arrival at the destination.