Tag Archives: Local Artists

Spinners and Weavers Guild – Saori Workshop

Saturday and Sunday 7-8th April, 9-3pm

Saori is hand weaving that emphasises creativity and free expression. No rules, no fear – just pure absorption and immersion into weaving and working with yarn and threads. This ‘non-technique’ is meditative in nature and aims to build a clearer expression of your human self from the process itself and the resulting handwoven cloth.


Fernie Potters Guild Open House & Sale


Friday April 6th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Whether you’re looking for a gift or to fill that lonely spot in your cupboard, there will be plenty of unique pottery available for purchase. A wide range of prices and sizes will ensure that you’ll fall in love with something. Feel free to take a quick tour and chat with our potters about their work, upcoming classes, and what the guild has to offer you.

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!

Art Expo Voting Begins

The lucky winner of the most votes gets $200! I could use that money to buy loads of groceries that would last about 3 days in this household.

Place your vote here and send that person home from Wapiti Music Festival (where the original artwork will be on display) with a couple bags of groceries!

Art Expo 2017, Wapiti Music Festival, Fernie BC, Original Art on Display

Art Expo 2017 At Wapiti Music Festival

Art Expo 2017 - Wapiti Music Festival original painting of local artists

Last year Wapiti launch it’s first Art Expo, a display of about 20 original paintings, and they’re doing it again this year! I am participating in the Art Expo, as well as another Wonder Walk (last year I did Shy Girl) called The Traveller. Next I’ll be on stage painting live. Kidding. I kid. Ew.

Art Expo 2016 was widely praised and appreciated and that’s awesome. I’m looking forward to seeing all the new work in Annex Park!