Archive for January, 2014

  • Presentation Series: Thesen & Holmes

    TWO ENVIRONMENTALLY MINDED OKANAGAN POETS, SHARON THESEN AND NANCY HOLMES SPEAK JAN 31, 7:30 PM AT NELSON’S OXYGEN ART CENTRE Two Okanagan poets with an interest in the intersection between the arts and environmental awareness will read from their poems and speak about their work at Nelson’s Oxygen Art Centre on Friday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. Authors and University of B.C. Okanagan instructors Sharon Thesen and Nancy Holmes co-edited the UBCO magazine Lake: A Journal of Arts and Environment from its inception in 2006 until the magazine suspended its

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  • Presentation Series: Deborah Thompson

    ILLUSTRATED TALK BY NELSON ARTIST DEBORAH THOMPSON JAN. 17, 7:30 PM AT NELSON’S KOOTENAY STUDIO ARTS (KSA) CONSIDERS LINKS BETWEEN MEDIEVAL WOMEN MYSTICS AND CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ART Links between medieval women mystics such as St. Teresa of Avila and 21st Century art practices will be discussed by popular Nelson artist, teacher and curator Deborah Thompson at Selkirk College’s Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) in Nelson on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The talk and visual presentation will take place in room 310 at the KSA building, 606 Victoria St.  The

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  • Arts Education: Winter – Spring 2014

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Winter/Spring 2014: TO REGISTER: *New this year – Online registration (click here!) OR by Phone: 250-352-2821 OR drop by: Kootenay School of Arts. 606 Victoria Street, Nelson BC V1L 4K9 For more information about classes please contact OXYGEN ART CENTRE at: P: 250 352 6322 E:   BEGINNING JANUARY 2014*: Balkan Choir with Bessie Wapp, January 15 – March 5 Singing the Blues with Bessie Wapp, January 16 – March 6 Fine Art Shadow Boxes with Natasha Smith, February 15 &

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  • Exhibition: Paul Walde

    Paul Walde – Requiem for a Glacier Exhibition: January 4 – February 8, 2014 Gallery hour: Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5pm Opening: Friday, January 3 from 7-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday, January 4 at 4pm   Requiem for a Glacier, a video and sound installation by Victoria artist/composer Paul Walde, will be exhibited at the Oxygen Art Centre from January 4th to February 8th. Local, independent curator Kiara Lynch, who led the coordination efforts for the project, is the guest curator at Oxygen Art Centre for this exhibition. This work was

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