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Celebrating Canada Day Our Way!

Celebrating Canada Day Our Way!

The Blind Bay Painters are celebrating Canada Day their way by hosting an art show and sale for the community! There are over 120 pieces of artwork and several boutique items all original works from local artists just a hop skip and a jump from the Centennial field where much of the celebrations are held … Continue reading Celebrating Canada Day Our Way!

Blind Bay Painters 2018 Art Show and Sale

Blind Bay Painters 2018 Art Show and Sale

The Blind Bay Painters are celebrating Canada Day their own way, by hosting their annual art show and sale on Jun 30 and July 1 from 10 am – 4 pm.  Each year, the Blind Bay Painters (local artists from the Shuswap area) exhibit their original art at the Blind Bay hall and invite the world … Continue reading Blind Bay Painters 2018 Art Show and Sale

Watercolours with Juve Furtado

Watercolours with Juve Furtado

Water has been a hot topic here in the Shuswap with our lake rising to near flooding levels and water boil advisories in our local news, but thankfully, the Blind Bay Hall found a fun way to focus on water...by offering a wonderful watercolour painting workshop!  If you haven't been to the Blind Bay Hall, … Continue reading Watercolours with Juve Furtado

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air and it's a time for colors to become alive and for planning.  Planning gardens, planning summer trips & visits, planning for the art shows and events here in the Shuswap.  I've listed a few of the upcoming events on our art event page...check out the potential workshops and art markets … Continue reading Spring is in the Air

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The great escape can take the form of many things.  For many, it's a trip to a warmer climate to get a break from the cold and enjoy some sunshine, and new scenery. For others, it's enjoying some new activity or taking a course, something that gets those brain cells focused on something interesting. And yet for others, it can be simply looking at winter a little differently...finding that special hike or view spot that reminds us that winter can be colourful and beautiful.  Or maybe, it's  looking at inspiring art ......

Color Mixing Demo

Color Mixing Demo

One of the advantages of being amongst a large group of artists in a community is that you learn so much from everyone.  Each person brings unique experiences to the table and in an open environment that promotes sharing, we all become better artists!  Yesterday we had the privilege of having Fran Lewis present a … Continue reading Color Mixing Demo

100 Year Anniversary of Vimy Ridge – Every Painting has a Story #4

100 Year Anniversary of Vimy Ridge – Every Painting has a Story #4

The words from the tour guide director were emotionally charged.  She explained in layman terms, how multiple armies, the French army and the British army, while fighting Germany during WWI, were unable to hold back the Germans in their progression through France.   Then the Canadian Army was sent.  All four Canadian divisions were sent together as a unified fighting force for the first time under the command of General Arthur Currie.  While 3,598 Canadian soldiers were killed during the battle, the impressive victory over German forces is often cited as the beginning of Canada’s evolution from dominion to independent nation.   France would be forever grateful and...

Art Events in November

There are several art events, including the Cedar Heights Artisan Market/Bake Sale; Artistry Christmas Gift and Bake Sale at Blind Bay Hall, and Artist Talks and Demos at Teyjah's Den in Salmon Arm, in the month of November!  Here are some advertising for them!  Great time to pick up gifts for family and friends or … Continue reading Art Events in November