The Columbia Basin Culture Tour takes place Aug. 8 and 9. One Slocan Valley venue alone will exhibit the works of 10 artists.

Slocan Park garden to host artists on culture tour

The self-directed tour is an opportunity to meet people behind the scenes at galleries and museums,and visit private studios and venues.

During the Columbia Basin Culture Tour on Saturday, Aug. 8 and Sunday Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 10 artists from the Slocan Valley and beyond will be featured in Cindy Moser’s wild and eccentric garden at 2987 Slocan Valley West Road in Slocan Park

Moser’s colourful paintings and Rustic Creations’ twig furniture will be on display.

Evelyn Kirkaldy, also known as “the bear lady,” will be showing her popular splatter landscapes, latest abstracts, bearaphernalia, and sharing bear stories.

Robyn Gold is currently painting with fluid acrylics, hoping to inspire others of the wondrous beauty of nature.

Mary-Ellen Marshall paints warm, colorful, slightly surreal acrylics.

Natasha Bogdasavich is a mixed media artist who explores balance, impulsiveness and authenticity.

Barbara Brown, currently working in oils, would like you to come and see her forest paintings.

Natasha Smith will be explaining the various art-making processes involved in her semi-abstract prints and collage paintings.

Jules Delaney, art monk, sculptor, illustrator and painter will be exhibiting his jade carvings.

Stephanie Boivin’s lively glassworks will delight the senses.

Brian Moisey’s thought provoking Global Warming Series mixed media/collage will be on display.

To get to Cindy’s Garden Gallery turn left when heading north on Highway 6 onto Slocan Valley West Road, one kilometer north of the Slocan Valley Co-op and follow the signs.

This is Venue No. 41 in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour. Brochures are available everywhere and at culturetour.com.

The Columbia Basin Culture Tour provides a fabulous opportunity to explore the community and connect with local artists. Don’t miss this Slocan Valley venue. For more information, call 250-226-7013.

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