While the weather is great in Shuswap, the smoke today is tending to put a damper on the typical outdoor activities. Thankfully a drive in a air filtered air-conditioned car is not out of the question. Great time to take family and visitors to the great artisan markets in the neighbourhood. Today's feature artisan … Continue reading Reedman Gallery Artist Collaborative
By Claudia Nicholson My original "Fire in the Sky" acrylic (12x12") painting is dedicated to the selfless wildfire fighters who are working around the clock to save BC homes and forests. A Silent Auction of this painting will be held to raise funds for the BC Fires Appeal. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to British … Continue reading Fire in the Sky
Our Blind Bay Painters Group Mosaic
On this very special 150 Anniversary of Canada, it was great to celebrate Canada in the Shuswap in so many different ways! One of the events that was part of the activity, was the Blind Bay Painters Annual Art Show and Sale! Twenty eight artists participated with 109 painting shown and several sales took place.
So what is this you ask? The Blind Bay Painters created a large painting with 60 canvases combined to make one painting as a group project this year! This is a snippet of cropped picture of the whole painting all put together and framed beautifully (Thanks to Bill Burton for building our massive frame for … Continue reading Painting Puzzle
The Blind Bay Painters are including their very popular annual art show and sale as part of the Canada Day activities. Just walking distance from Centennial Park is the Blind Bay Community Hall (2510 Blind Bay Rd) which is home to the Reedman Gallery where great selection of eclectic local artwork is on display for sale. Meet the artists and...
Acrylic Ink Tile Tap? Sounds like a new kitchen decor, right? but it's not...its' a fun and intuitive method of painting on tile! Diana Waller provided the Blind Bay Painters with a demo of the method...
Glimpses of the Blind Bay Painters Art show at the Shuswap Lake Culture Crawl. (click on title) Located at the Blind Bay Hall, Blind Bay! Today is the last day!
Artists paint for various reasons, but nearly every painting has a story. It may be that travel to a new environment and an new sight inspired the painting. Or maybe there is a special relationship with a person, pet, or even object being portrayed in the art. Or perhaps the art is "accidental" started off as one thing … Continue reading Every Painting has a Story #1
The Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter (TNSC) of the Canadian Federation of Artists hosted an inspiring day of art called "Passion for Painting". The demo event is an "extra" that is delivered by the TNSC as part of the 2017 National Show being held on April 21 - April 30, 2017. The presenters/artists doing the demonstrations … Continue reading Passion for Painting