Eagle Bay Community is "getting artsy" with the intake of some new workshops in their community hall. Sallyanne Calver has organized some great workshops to bring the arts to Eagle Bay.
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
In celebration of the fall season, here is a collection of paintings contributed from artist on the Artintheshuswap.com website. Enjoy!
As a followup to a our recent Silent Auction post, Claudia Nicholson's Fire in the Sky painting has a new home in north central B.C. A $250 donation has been made to the Red Cross Firefighters Appeal fund. Claudia would like to thank the auction bidders for their interest and participation.
I'm loving the insights from blogs from Studio Sixty Six. They are an emerging artist gallery located at 66 Muriel Street in Ottawa. In their blog they write: 6 REASONS WHY YOUNG PEOPLE SHOULD START COLLECTING ORIGINAL ART - NOW Whether you are a student, a recent grad or a young professional already in the workforce … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Young People Should Start Collecting Original Art – NOW
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
Today's feature artisan market is "Shuswap Artisan Market" in Sorrento! This market has over 22 artisans with a large variety of art and artisan works. This week (July 22-30th) they are showcasing "Christmas in July"
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