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You Have Something To Say

A Star Is Born - MovieI went with a few friends to see A Star Is Born on Tuesday and really enjoyed it. It is a tragic love story that makes you believe in that raw, passionate, in the moment love again. Love is messy! Love is always changing but that’s not what I got from the movie. The message that I took home with me was that having talent is one thing but talent with something to say can change the world.

Now, I completely believe in that, which is why I get so blasé about some of the artwork I produce. I just don’t see the message in it. I’ll put my coffee mug on my illustrations and a witness will say “Do you treat your art like that?” I do. I don’t treat all my art that way. But I don’t see everything as precious. What do I find precious? What do I want my paintings to say? That’s my big question right now. Not that my art is going to change the world, but I believe in art. It’s so interesting the feelings I get when I paint, when I REALLY paint. I get lost in it, which is why I have an alarm on my phone that tells me when to get the kids from school.

What’s my message.

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School Of Fish Art Project In Revelstoke

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Business News : Annex Suspended + Annex Collections Art

Annex Collections Art Prints - Cedar Tree Illustration

via Annex Suspended + Annex Collections Art

“Annex Suspended just got even better because we’re starting a sister company called Annex Collections, a place to purchase cool and creative wall art. Brina Schenk of Annex Suspended is selling her illustrations, paintings and digital art so we can offer a combination of beautiful art in various forms. We’re excited to work together and create beautiful pairings, which is how Annex Suspended began.

You can follow Annex Collections’ new journey on Facebook and Instagram, to get a look behind the scenes, see what’s coming up next and possibly get some new affordable art!”

Fernie Banner Project Call For Entry

2015 Fernie Banner Project Launch Day

“Banner Project 2018

For over the past decade, Elk Valley artists have added their own air to Fernie’s streets offering works of art for the 39 banners that line Highway 3 and downtown. Now, in its 14th year, we are calling out to the artists that call the Elk Valley home to once again to contribute to Fernie’s annual Banner Project. We are thrilled to again highlight various artistic mediums from artists of all ages!

What are the adjudicators looking for? Bold colours, striking imagery that stands out from a distance, variation in themes and artistic disciplines and it has to be eyecatching to the street-level observer. What kind of mediums will be accepted? Submissions of paintings, quilts, stained glass, sculpture, pottery and photography are welcome.”

For more information, check out The Arts Station’s website.

Submissions are due Tuesday, April 3rd at 2pm, so, you have time to get organized!

Cryptic Hive – Tattoo and Art Gallery – Downtown Fernie

Cryptic Hive - Tattoo and Art in Fernie BC - Downtown

This spot used to be full of thread, cotton fabric and sewing machines…and now you would never recognize the place! It’s called Cryptic Hive. CH has been open for a while and I still haven’t been inside. I thought it was just a tattoo service but there’s also art, I’m learning, and jewelry. I’ll have to check it out.

Once again, I’m amazed at all the art in this small town. There are more art galleries than sport shops in Fernie! Truth.

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No School Friday Club Cre8 At The Arts Station

Club Cre8 No School Fridays at The Arts Station

Fernie On Instagram : Art At The Arts Station

The Art Expo