Archive for December, 2015

  • Talent Slam auditions – 2nd annual Youth Arts Festival

    Try out for the 2nd Annual Youth Arts Festival Talent Slam! In the spirit of encouraging young artists in our community, Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to announce the 2nd Annual Youth Arts Festival!  If you’re between the ages of 15 and 29, come try out for the festival’s premiere event and showcase your gifts at the Talent Slam! Singing, dancing, music, acting, comedy, performance art, poetry and spoken word… even short film and animations can be submitted for selection!   Auditions for the Talent Slam will take place at

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  • Residency & Exhibition: Sam Talbot-Kelly

    Glamourie – Sam Talbot-Kelly Residency dates: December 7, 2015 – January 7, 2016 Exhibition dates: January 9 – February 6, 2016 Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1-5pm Opening night: Friday January 8, 2016 from 7-9pm *Performance at 7.30pm! Artist Talk: Saturday January 9, 2016  at 4pm The Oxygen Art Centre will mark the turning of the year and the coming of the light with the introspective creativity of multimedia artist Sam Talbot-Kelly. The artist is in residence for the month of December working on explorations into the ancient ways of

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  • High Muck a Muck Wins New Media Writing Prize

    The collaborative project High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, developed through Oxygen’s Art Centre’s Artist in Residence program, has won the UK based, New Media Writing Prize. High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese is an interactive website and installation exploring Chinese immigration and settlement in British Columbia. The project 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

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  • AGM 2015

    Please join us for Oxygen’s Annual General Meeting!  Followed by a stroll down memory lane as we celebrate 10 years in the Oxygen Art Centre studio! SCHEDULE 7 – 7.30pm Annual General Meeting 7.30 – 9pm Soiree and recollections   At the end of this year, Oxygen Art Centre will have occupied the studio space at 320 Vernon Street for 10 years!  Please join us in remembering over a decade of rural artist run culture, as we prepare for a major exhibition, publication and series of presentations, workshops and performances

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