Archive for October, 2017

  • Beginner’s Brush – Discover Painting

    In November and December artist Deborah Thompson will be sharing her extensive painting knowledge in two weekend workshops for aspiring painters. Beginner’s Brush, on November 18 & 19, gives students the opportunity to start at the very beginning and delve into the basics of painting through demonstrations and hands on exercises. Beware! once hooked you will then be signing up for the second course Beginner’s Brush 2, on December 2 & 3, that investigates colour theory, paint mixing and application and further develops individual painting skills. “This is an opportunity

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  • Learn the Art of Shibori – Indigo Dying Techniques

    Learn the Art of Shibori – Indigo Dying Techniques at Oxygen Art Centre On October 28 & 29 fibre artist Seathra Bell will be demystifying the art of the Shibori indigo dying technique at Oxygen Art Centre.   Seathra Bell was born and raised in the Slocan Valley, has a diploma from KSA, BFA from Alberta College of Art & Design and a Masters in fashion and textiles from Goldsmiths, Scotland. Seathra creates one-of-a-kind garments that involve felting, knitting, dying and sewing and is currently involved in a research project

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  • New Orphic Review final issue event

    Readings by five area authors will be part of a celebration Friday, Nov. 3 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Nelson, B.C.’s Oxygen Art Centre to mark the final issue after 20 years of the West Kootenay’s only regularly published literary magazine, New Orphic Review. The event, called “The Living End,” is free ($5 donation appreciated) and open to the public. The Oxygen Art Centre is located at 320 Vernon St. (alley entrance). “I’ve always been susceptible to romantic notions,” said New Orphic Review’s co-founder and editor Ernest Hekkanen, “and one

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  • Executive Director leaves post

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Executive Director Miriam Needoba will be leaving her role at the end of the year after six years of service. Needoba, who is planning to return to school to pursue graduate studies, is confident that the Centre will continue along its dynamic path, as a model for rural artist run centres in British Columbia.   According to Needoba, Oxygen Art Centre is a remarkable interdisciplinary artist-driven organization that, in spite of its limited resources and remote location, has been able to provide the community with exceptional programming

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  • Search for New Executive Director

    It is with mixed emotions that we announce Miriam Needoba’s departure from her role as Executive Director at Oxygen Art Centre. She is leaving to pursue the next chapter in her remarkable career. Mark you calendar for our AGM on November 27th when we will celebrate Miriam’s steadfast commitment and dynamic presence at the Centre these past many years. This means that Oxygen Art Centre is looking for a new Executive Director. The posting closes on October 27th. Oxygen Art Centre – Executive Director Job Description    

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