Kootenay Bakery Cafe Co-op March Exhibit

Introducing Denise Dostie. Her Paintings will be on display and for sale at The Kootenay Bakery Cafe Co-op (377 Baker St, Nelson) through the month of march. Since the year 200, a new energy has manifested in me, leading me to question the how to respond. My feelings had to find a way to allow […]

Jaymie Johnson showing at The Dominion Cafe

A new series of paintings by Jaymie Johnson will be on display at The Dominion Cafe on Baker St for all of May and June.  Blank art cards will be for sale along with The Dominion’s usual tasty treats.

Jaymie Johnson is a visual artist, foodie, and nature lover living in Nelson.  Jaymie […]

Blues Dance Workshop

Blues Dance Workshop –  3 classes with Niko Bell

Blues dancing is different !
Blues is a delightful slow swing dance style, sometimes referred to as the Argentine Tango of Swing. It is improvisational and fun.
It is easy to learn and can be danced to almost any kind of dance music you love: Jazz, Blues, Latin, Tango, […]

Mirja Vahala at the Kootenay Bakery

Artist’s Statement 

A flutter in my belly pulls me into my studio. I sense how quickly time passes and how precious life is, and I begin to paint. Soon the painting unfurls itself in layers of color and contrast – form, light and space become a landscape carved from the passage of time.

Ideas come to me […]

Shambhala 2012 online tickets SOLD OUT

In a record shattering 17 days, online ticket sales for the 15th annual Shambhala Music Festival, August 8th-13th 2012, have completely sold out. Tickets for the 2012 event went on sale on Friday October 21st and orders steadily continued after the first two tiers of tickets sold out on the first day.

“This is completely unprecedented,” […]

Creative Mentoring

Creative Mentoring
October 3rd, 2011
9:00 am – 4:00pm
$100/ $80 early registration by Sept 15th.
Our youth are in sore need of adults who model wellness. The arts and in particular the expressive arts are one way to make that bridge. This is done through careful and sensitive mentoring utilizing low skill, high sensitivity ways […]

Markus Alexander Workshop

Kutenai Art Therapy Institute October Workshop Series with Markus Alexander.
For more information see our website at www.kutenaiarttherapy.com or call the Institute at 250.352.2264. Registration is required. Register early to ensure your place by emailing kutenai_art_therapy@shaw.ca or call 250.352.2264.
Inner and Outer:  Bridging the Gap with Deep Play
October 1st & 2nd 9:00 – 4:30pm
The arts […]

Feed your creativity with Oxygen

Oxygen Art Centre
320 Vernon Street
Nelson, BC, V1L 1N6
The Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to present a full line up of courses for its Continuing Arts Education programming  this fall.  Courses in performance, film, writing and visual arts are available, taught by established Kootenay artists.  Please join us!
The illustrious Bessie Wapp will be teaching her ever […]

Kootenay Gallery: Message from the Beetle

In the East Gallery of the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar, Claire Kujundzic of Wells, BC will be presenting an exhibition entitled Message from the Beetle.  Her work is a response to the impact on our forests as a result of the pine beetle epidemic. Caught between her repulsion to the devastation of our […]

Kootenay Bakery Exhibit

From May 30 – June 30 the Kootenay Bakery Cafe Co-op (377 Baker St, Nelson) will be featuring “Return to Slocan or, the metaphysics of Transcendental Sculpture” created by Winlaw artist John (Gas Can) Proulx.
The installation can be viewed Monday through Saturday from 7:30am – 6:00 pm, and will feature 8-12 […]