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East Gallery Consumed by Clouds Amanda McCavour September 6 – November 2 The site specific work created at the Kootenay Gallery of Art explores thread’s subtle quality versus it’s accumulative presence. This installation consists of multiple low hanging “clouds” or three dimensional scribbles that will be made entirely out of thread. Each cloud will consist of hundreds of sewn elements inspired by “spirographs” that will hang from the ceiling with individual threads. This dense collection of sewn lines is made…Find out more »
West Gallery I Love You George Koochin September 6 – November 2 Come in, relax and enjoy a moment of solitude as you ponder this “Kootenay love poem” – George Koochin’s monumental visual meditation on “why there is life”.Find out more »
During this one day workshop, I will share the techniques I have developed to create ethereal sculptures. My work
explores an often overlooked side of embroidery: the structural possibilities versus the inherent fragility of thread. This
class will explore machine and hand embroidery to create botanical designs that explore texture and colour.
Learn the basics of copper etching with artist Marty Ryan. In this full day workshop Marty will guide you through creating a finished piece of your choice (ornament, bracelet, bookmark) from prepared copper plates. Cost: $70 for gallery members and $80 for non-members. All materials included. Bring a lunch. For more information and to register, please contact Kootenay Gallery at 250 365-3337.Find out more »
Dinner for the Cultured Soul An Elegant Evening of Chance and Entertainment Fundraiser for the Kootenay Gallery of Art Saturday, October 26 at the Nineteenth Doors open at 6:00 pm, dinner at 7:00 pm For more information, check here. Call the Gallery at 250 365 3337 or email us here with credit card information to reserve your spot. Guests will be charged $50 per person for last-minute cancellations or no-shows. Are you feeling lucky? Take a chance at the Dinner…Find out more »