It always amazes me the quality of artist workshops that our little Shuswap community can bring to us! Carol Warkentin of Sunnybrae manages to bring in a professional and renowned artist, Jonn Einerssen to Sunnybrae Community Hall to put on a workshop for experienced painters that help those painters take it up a notch! Jonn … Continue reading Jonn Einerssen and Vance Theoret Workshop
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
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...
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
There are some great art events happening in the Shuswap area over the next few weeks you may like to know about: The Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists currently is showing their National Art show between April 21 - 30th in Kamloops. Based on the Passion for Painting presentation, it … Continue reading April and May Art Events in the Shuswap