Nelson artist shows at Whitewater Ski Resort

Influenced by the landscapes around her, Nelson artist Nicole Hobbs shows her work at Whitewater Ski Resort. - Submitted by Nicole Hobbs.
Influenced by the landscapes around her, Nelson artist Nicole Hobbs shows her work at Whitewater Ski Resort.
— image credit: Submitted by Nicole Hobbs.

When Nicole Hobbs isn’t busy taking care of her two children she is creating vibrant acrylic paintings.

“I do a lot of Landscapes for sure,” said Hobbs. Not always mountains. Sometimes I do waves. I’ve done a few portraits as well.”

Hobbs is currently showing a collection of paintings at Whitewater.

“It’s all Whitewater scenery and landscapes that I’ve painted in the last couple years,” she said.

Hobbs has been painting since she was a teenager.

Living in northern British Columbia she formed a connection with her high school art teacher.

“I spent six years in Mexico,” she said. “My mentor from high school opened a gallery down there so I took a lot of lessons and in exchange I helped him in his gallery.”

This is one of Hobbs’ first art shows in Nelson.

Her work will be on display for the whole ski season at Whitewater.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Ross Klatte celebrates the spectacular Selkirk Loop
Christmas bash features Clinton Swanson trifecta
Crooked Brothers mind their manners
Go off the edge of the map with John Pollack at Cafe Langham
Demolition to begin soon to make way for Nelson Commons
Christmas store opens in the Elk Valley
Okanagan Symphony Orchestra waxes poetic for Christmas
Barbara Highe Show remembers artist She had a huge influence in the gallery’s early days
Vernon Film Society closes fall season with drummer drama Whiplash

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 26 edition online now. Browse the archives.