Archive for July, 2014

  • Workshop: Fashion Design

    Fashion Design:  The Creative Process with Natalie Purschwitz July 26 & 27 9.30-5pm Cost $160* + see material list   Course Description This course will explore the concept stage of the fashion design process.  In this two-day workshop you will learn the basic principals of fashion design, develop a concept, collect inspiration and make initial sketches for a fashion line.  Through discussion, demonstration and hands-on experimentation you will gain an awareness of the fashion design process while honing your own creative process for these initial stages. NB:  This workshop does

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  • Summer Art Camps 2014

    WEEK 1 (July 21-25): FASHION CAMP with Natalie Purschwitz July 21-25, 2014 9am – noon Ages 9-12 – CAMP IS FULL! 2pm-5pm Ages 13-16 – CAMP IS FULL! To be added to the wait list please email Cost $150 (Scholarships available for ages 12+) REGISTER ONLINE for SUMMER ART CAMP 2014! (Click here) OR CALL TO REGISTER: 250 352 6322 OR EMAIL: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a fashion designer?  Join us for a 5-day camp where you will explore the basic

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  • Elephant Mountain Literary Festival – 2014

    NELSON’S ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN LITERARY FESTIVAL OPENING SOCIAL JULY 10 TO FEATURE WORDS AND WINE, BARDS AND BEER Words and wine, beer and bards will be featured in the just-announced lineup for the July 10 opening night social event for Nelson B.C.’s third annual Elephant Mountain Literary Festival. “We’ve been putting the finishing touches on the evening,” said Festival director Lynn Krauss.  “We’re excited to be presenting brief readings by three local authors, including former Canadian poet laureate Fred Wah, and two performances by writers from away, including songs and prose

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  • High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese

    An artist and community collaboration, High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, is an interactive exhibition that explores some of the experiences of Chinese Canadians immigrating to Canada and to Nelson. The exhibition opens July 4th at 5pm.   The exhibition was created by a team of Nelson and Vancouver artists including Nicola Harwood, former director of Oxygen Art Centre, Fred Wah, former Poet Laureate of Canada, artist / performers Bessie Wapp and Thomas Loh and composer Jin Zhang. Significant artistic contributions also came from Nelson performer, Hiromoto Ida, visual artist,

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  • Dark Night, Bright Light

    A Bold New Stories presentation Dark Night, Bright Light Camilla Hannan: Sound Matine Corompt, Van Sowerwine: Vision Journey into the night, where sound overtakes and images are glimpsed. Meanings are mixed and metaphors dominate. Cacophony, silence, disruption and crescendo. Camilla Hannan’s sound work sits upfront and centre, taking you to places that are simultaneously familiar and alien. In collaboration with visual artists and animators Martine Corompt and Van Sowerwine. Dark Night, Bright Light inhabits and transcends   Bios: Camilla Hannan is an Australian sound artist who works exclusively with field recordings

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  • Bold New Stories – July 2014

    Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to present Bold New Stories, a new performance and artist presentation series concerned with cross-platform and non-linear story telling.  Please join us on Wednesday July 2nd at 7pm for Dark Night, Bright Light, an Audio/Visual performance by Australian new media artists Camilla Hannan and Van Sowerwine.  Then on Saturday July 5th at 1pm for a presentation by members of the High Muck a Muck Collective as they discuss their new project and exhibition at Oxygen Art Centre.  Events are free and everyone is welcome!  We

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