This event has moved online. Please check out the Federation of BC Writers’ Facebook page on and after April 15 (@bcwriters) To celebrate Poetry Week, there will be a reading by three published poets; Castlegar’s own Linda Crosfield (left), Jane
Selkirk College Creative Writing Program Student Reading Join Selkirk College students here at the Kootenay Gallery of Art for an evening of reading. Please come and support the young adults studying in our community. Free event. Donations to the Gallery
Stephanie Kellett and Robert Livingood The artists will be in attendance. Everyone is welcome. After Eden conjures spirits from a once whole and vital landscape, to remind us of what is leaving and what is left. After Eden uses beauty
Soup is on! We have eight (count them, eight!) restaurants/caterers competing this year for the title of People’s Favourite. This year, for the first time, the chefs and their assistants will vote for their favourite as well. Participating chefs
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
Free workshop for practicing artists With Susan Andrews Grace and Maggie Shirley Topics to be covered: • what (not) to include • what is expected for each item requested • writing artist statements, cover letters & more Have fun learning
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.
The Uses of Underpainting Pre-register and pay online at www.karenrubkiewicz.com/workshops. Underpainting is a great way to start your painting off with some built in contrast and tonal value. Learn the basic uses of underpainting, choosing colours for various effects and
Learn how to create designs for fabric, how to carve a block and the process of simple repeat patterns. Learn techniques like ombre-rolls, two-coloured printing and jigsaw prints. Ideal for textile artists.
January 17 – February 14 6:30 – 8:30 pm Join George Koochin for 5 sessions of life drawing. All levels of experience welcome. Fee includes instruction, materials and live models. Cost: $150 for Gallery Members, $170 for non-members. Contact Kootenay