A collection of local art compiled for the memory of those who fought for our freedom. We should never take it for granted. (Click to view more)
If you love browsing through hand made items or finding great original art, or are looking for that special Christmas gift, the Shuswap is a great place to be! There are multiple art events and craft sales during the holiday season. Go to the Art in the Shuswap events page to see some of the … Continue reading Seasonal Art and Craft Sales
We are lucky here in the Shuswap to have so many individuals interested in art that we are able to bring in some very talented artists to host workshops. This fall we first had the Jonn Einerssen workshop at Shuswap Lake Estates, organized by Carol Warkentin, a Blind Bay Painter. Jonn always shows you how … Continue reading High Caliber Art Workshops in the Shuswap
A visual taste of a trip to the Salute to the Sockeye Festival and Artisan Market! Go to Salute to the Sockeye for more information.
It's a fight against all odds for the mighty sockeye salmon to make it home. For every pair of salmon that returned home to the Adams River, up to 4000 eggs are released. Out of the 4000 eggs, only about 2 on average are able to survive the complete cycle to come back to the Adams River to reproduce and then die.
So what do you do when your painting group decides to retire for the summer? You gather up anyone interested in participating in a paint project for the summer and see what happens! Marta Balahutrak, one of the new members of the Blind Bay Painters, developed a summer fun paint project and we met early … Continue reading Painting Shattered Glass
I recently read an interesting blog from Watch Me Paint! blogger, Carol Douglas. In it, she writes about the lies we tell ourselves about painting. Things like "Don't overwork it" or "Don't use black" or "That's your style" when really you may need to improve your technique! Interesting thought process about what is your style … Continue reading Cliches in Painting Aren’t Always Accurate!
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!
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