Arts and culture

Student Ellie Knox, sorting out ArtBoxes before delivery. Once all the components were packed and at-the-ready, each art box was left to sit in ‘quarantine’ for five days before it was delivered to the senior’s home. Photo: Submitted

Creating West Kootenay connections through art

A weaving-themed art box was delivered in the winter, a watercolour theme this month

 

Arts Revelstoke, is one of many local arts councils that can nominate someone to join the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance’s steering committee. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Regional arts steering committee seeking volunteers

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance needs new members

 

A mural by Sheldon Louis on the parkade and another by Kevin Ledo on the Hume Hotel, from Nelson’s 2019 mural festival. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Study of arts economy in Nelson proposed to city council

The proposal has been prompted by huge arts sector losses in the city due to COVID-19

 

Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography
Photographer Brian Lye is the new artist-in-resident at Oxygen Art Centre. Photo: Submitted

Oxygen Art Centre welcomes Brian Lye as new artist-in-residence

Lye is an internationally renowned filmmaker, artist and educator

Photographer Brian Lye is the new artist-in-resident at Oxygen Art Centre. Photo: Submitted
Brother, I Cry tells the story of Indigenous siblings, Jon and Ava, struggling with the effects of inter-generational trauma in their own ways while staying spiritually connected. (Supplied image)
Brother, I Cry tells the story of Indigenous siblings, Jon and Ava, struggling with the effects of inter-generational trauma in their own ways while staying spiritually connected. (Supplied image)
Ymir artist Damian John is hosting an event for this year’s BC Culture Days. Photo: Tyler Harper

Art as reconciliation: Ymir artist hosting BC Culture Days event

Damian John will lead a workshop titled Exploring Reconciliation Through Creativity

Ymir artist Damian John is hosting an event for this year’s BC Culture Days. Photo: Tyler Harper
Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo
The tour spans the entire Columbia Basin region. Source: pixabay

A total of 64 venues are featured on the 2020 Basin Culture Tour

The tour spans the entire Columbia Basin region

The tour spans the entire Columbia Basin region. Source: pixabay
Composite image of group exhibition, featuring work by Josh Franklin, Meadow Kroeger, Spencer Legebokoff, Katherine MacKay, and Bethany Pardoe. Photo submitted

Oyxgen Art Centre launches virtual exhibition of emerging artists

If I Can’t Dance To It, It’s Not My Revolution is on until Aug. 15

Composite image of group exhibition, featuring work by Josh Franklin, Meadow Kroeger, Spencer Legebokoff, Katherine MacKay, and Bethany Pardoe. Photo submitted
Richard Carver, who died in 2009, was a lover of the arts in the Kootenays. An award in his name recognizes emerging writers. Photo submitted

West Kootenay writers nominations open for Carver Award

The annual award honours emerging talent

Richard Carver, who died in 2009, was a lover of the arts in the Kootenays. An award in his name recognizes emerging writers. Photo submitted
Tyler Toews’ piece, entitled Heart of the Community, will be created off-site and then mounted on city hall this month. Illustration: Tyler Toews

Council approves Nelson city hall mural design

Local artist Tyler Toews will create the mural this month

Tyler Toews’ piece, entitled Heart of the Community, will be created off-site and then mounted on city hall this month. Illustration: Tyler Toews
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage
The art of Kelly Corbett

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019
The art of Kelly Corbett
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Musician traded in a law career for her musical journey

  • Nov 18, 2019
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message
Fashion for fall and for art

Fashion for fall and for art

Three arts professionals show off autumn styles

  • Oct 4, 2019
Fashion for fall and for art
Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Coast Collective executive director’s dream is to have West Shore arts centre

  • Aug 14, 2019
Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artistic journey from sign painting to fine art

  • Jul 10, 2019
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography
Artist Nicole Sleeth Paints the Figure

Artist Nicole Sleeth Paints the Figure

Challenging the viewer with her paintings of women

  • Sep 28, 2018
Artist Nicole Sleeth Paints the Figure