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FEATURE: Kootenay Studio Arts – Jewelry

Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) at Selkirk College’s Victoria Street campus will be putting on it’s annual Year End Show and Sale on June 22nd and 23rd this year.

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Trevor Unruh on Touring with The Carbons

Trevor Unruh
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Storm – Creative Non-Fiction by Paula Snow

Bang. Bang! Orangutan! Bump and swish; burble and slosh. Something’s rolling, rolling, rolling, back and forth, up on deck.

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Outside Looking In – Photo Collection by Spencer Legebokoff

Peek - Spencer Legebokoff

“Our environment shapes us, whether we like it or not.” – Spencer Legebokoff

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Call For Artists – Selkirk’s First Mural

This spring semester, students will be creating a large mural art installation for display in The Pit. The theme is “A Healthy Campus Experience” and will be Selkirk College’s first mural.

The project is being led by Human Services instructor, Matty Hillman. Matty has been painting public art and facilitating community mural projects for the last decade in the West Kootenays and on Vancouver Island. He has had pieces on display in group and independent shows as well as completed commissioned murals for several local businesses such as Cake Betty and Whitewater Ski Resort. He will also be contributing to this year’s mural festival in Nelson. Matty’s website can be found here.

Designing and painting the Selkirk mural will take place at the Castlegar Campus, during the week of June 19-22, 2018. There will be free food and a small honorarium for students who participate.

For students who would like to join in, art experience is an asset, but not necessary!

Contact Matty Hillman for more details on how to participate.

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Call For Submissions – Kootenay Queer and Trans Art Show 2018

A group of local artists are working together to organize a juried art exhibition in Nelson, BC which will coincide with Kootenay Pride Week, August 27th to September 3rd 2018. The group is seeking submissions from LGBTQ+ artists of all art and craft disciplines for the selected group exhibition.

“We see this first show as a starting point and as an opportunity to highlight the work of queer and trans/gender non-conforming artists living in the Kootenays.” says art show organizer, Samonte Cruz.

“It is our hope that it can grow into an annual arts festival showcasing local LGBTQ+ artists, and featuring community arts workshops, artist talks, live performances, and an arts & crafts market.” Cruz adds.

The Application Deadline is May 26th 2018 at 5pm, PST

To apply or volunteer, visit the call for submissions here.