Archive for the ‘Classes’ Category

  • 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 education Coordinator at Oxygen

    Oxygen Art Centre welcomes Natasha Smith as Education Coordinator  Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to announce that Natasha Smith will be taking over the coordination of the arts education program for Children, Youth and Adults.  While this work was previously managed by the multi-hat wearing Executive Director, moving forward the goal is for the organization to have a more sustainable and diversified staffing profile through which to grow.   Natasha Smith may be new to this position but she enjoys a 14-year history with the Centre including being a founding member,

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  • ADULT EDUCATION – FALL 2017

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Fall 2017: TO REGISTER: – ONLINE REGISTRATION (click here!) OR by Phone: 250-352-6322 For more information about classes or help with registration please contact Oxygen Art Centre at: P: 250 352 6322  E: info@oxygenartcentre.org Or visit us during Oxygen Art Centre office hours: Thursdays 1 – 5 pm August 31 – September 28 #3- 320 Vernon St. (alley entrance) Nelson, B.C.   Fall 2017 Schedule: Keeping On Keeping On with Susan Andrews Grace 6 classes: October 3 – November 7 5.30 pm

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  • Summer Painting Intensive workshop

    Summer Arts Intensive: Painting with 2 minds: A painting process workshop with Deborah Thompson 4 days: July 24-27, 9.30am – 3.30pm Monday to Thursday Course Description: Painting with 2 minds is a four day painting process workshop designed to engage artists of any level in exploring their creative process and in particular the workings of their analytical and intuitive minds! OR how do you get our creative juices moving along and how do we develop our visual language to create meaningful and resolved paintings. We will explore this dualistic quality

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  • Summer Art Camps 2017

    SUMMER ART CAMPS WEEK 1 (July 10-14, 2017): ART CAMP with Teresa Segstro July 10-14, 2017 Monday to Friday 9am – noon Ages 5-8 Cost $150/week This week-long camp for children ages 5-8 will explore the wonderful world of art through mixed media projects including drawing, painting, drama, collage and assemblage.  On the last day of camp we invite family and friends to join us for a little party and show & tell in the last half an hour of camp. REGISTER ONLINE for SUMMER ART CAMP 2017! (Click here) OR CALL TO

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  • Spring Break Art Camps 2017

    SPRING BREAK ART CAMPS WEEK 1 (March 20-24, 2017): “SING” a Spring Camp with Erica Dee! March 20-24, 2017 Monday to Friday 9am – noon Ages 8-11 2pm-5pm Ages 12-16 Cost $150/week “SING” – An exploration through songs, music & expression with Erica Dee. This Spring Camp will give participants the opportunity to sing and play with songs that they are inspired by or want to create, while gaining more knowledge on how to sing and express musically using the voice, rhythm and musical instruments. On the last day of camp, we invite family

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  • Youth Arts Festival 2017

    Youth Arts Festival program and Talent Slam line up announced! Oxygen Art Centre’s 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival opens on Thursday, February 23rd from 7-10pm with in flux, an art exhibition by Kootenay artists Hannah DeBoer-Smith, Maya Kacsmar-Mayoh, Olivia Mansveld, Teyana Neufeld and Tyler Wright.  This exhibition will then be up at Oxygen until March 11th and gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5pm.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome!   On Friday, February 24th at 7pm Hip Hop group Project Soul perform ‘Back to Basics’ at the

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  • Writing workshop for youth

    Oxygen Art Centre’s 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival is thrilled to be able to offer a free writing workshop for youth with Mitchell Scott. The workshop takes place on Saturday, February 25th from 3-5pm at Oxygen Art Centre. Mitchell Scott is Editor-In-Chief of the award winning Kootenay Mountain Culture and Coast Mountain Culture Magazines. His career as a writer and creative professional spans 20 years. Scott has developed a new workshop for the festival called “Idea Farming” and describes it as follows: Ideas flood our minds every day. Projects, stories,

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  • ADULT EDUCATION – SPRING/SUMMER 2017

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Spring/Summer 2017: TO REGISTER: – ONLINE REGISTRATION (click here!) OR by Phone: 250-352-6322 For more information about classes or help with registration please contact Oxygen Art Centre at: P: 250 352 6322  E: info@oxygenartcentre.org   Spring/Summer 2017 Schedule: Painting intensive: This Body We Love with Deborah Thompson 4 Classes: March 13-16 9am – 3pm Monday to Thursday Course Description: This is a 4 day painting intensive that will have students exploring the human figure. Emphasis will be on expression through colour use

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