Archive for the ‘Classes’ Category

  • 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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  • Founders talk

    RESILIENCY OF THE WEST KOOTENAY ARTS COMMUNITY IS FOCUS OF A PRESENTATION BY OXYGEN ART CENTRE’S FOUNDERS JAN. 21   Watch the video recording of the Founders talk online here: Part 1:https://youtu.be/_EN6mBeOqyc Part 2: https://youtu.be/fUwagkrpekM Part 3: https://youtu.be/fE53E2r7nF0   The resiliency of West Kootenay artists who, after being fired en masse from Nelson’s Kootenay School of the Arts in 2002 went on to start the city’s only artist-run centre, will be the subject of a talk by five of the founding members of the Oxygen Art Centre on Saturday, Jan

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  • Memory Palaces exhibition

    Memory Palaces exhibition dates: January 6 – 28, 2017. Gallery hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5pm. Exhibition opening: Thursday, January 5th from 7-10 pm Founders talk: Saturday, January 21 at 4pm.   New exhibition celebrates over a decade of arts programming at Oxygen Art Centre! Throughout 2017 Oxygen Art Centre will stage many events that reflect the work of the centre over the past 14 years.  Oxygen Art Centre was founded as the Nelson Fine Arts Centre Society in May 2002.  On January 5th, 2005 the Society opened its doors

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  • Adult Education – Fall 2016

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Fall 2016: 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 Fall 2016 Semester schedule:   Singing The Blues with Bessie Wapp 9 classes: October 6 – December 1, 7pm – 9pm Thursdays* (*Except last two classes are 6-9pm & Week 6 is reserved for private lessons so no class that week) Course Description: Life is the only experience

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  • Developing Your Creative Process workshop

    Developing Your Creative Process workshop with Natalie Purschwitz July 23 & 24, 2016 10am – 3.30pm Cost: $140 (scroll down to register) This workshop expands and develops your creative process by breaking down the blockages of set ways of thinking, seeing and doing.  Through a variety of exercises, experiments, group collaborations, research techniques and discussions, the workshop develops a toolkit of creative systems and provides an opportunity to draw from the infinite sources of inspiration surrounding us in order hone a process that is comfortable and fluid for each individual

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  • Summer Art Camps 2016

    WEEK 1 (July 11-15, 2016): ART CAMP with Teresa Segstro and Anita Levesque July 11-15 9am – noon Ages 5- 7 2-5pm Ages 8-10 Cost $150/week These week-long camps for children ages 5-7 or 8-10 years old, 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 IS CLOSED OR CALL

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  • SPRING BREAK ART CAMPS 2016

    SPRING BREAK ART CAMPS 2016 March 14-17, 2016 (*4 day camps Monday to Thursday) 9am – noon Ages 5-7  with Teresa Segstro & Martina Avis 2pm-5pm Ages 8-12 with Martina Avis Cost $120/camp REGISTRATION is now closed for SPRING BREAK ART CAMP 2016  OR CALL TO REGISTER: 250 352 6322 OR EMAIL: info@oxygenartcentre.org Oxygen Art Centre is located at 320 Vernon St (enter from the back alley) Oxygen Art Centre’s Spring Break Art Camps announced! (Please note camps are only 4 days-long this Spring, Monday to Thursday.) March 14 – 17 Art camp with

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  • Arts education: Winter/Spring 2016

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Winter/Spring 2016: 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 2016 Semester schedule: Painting Intensive : Wrestling with Colour with Deborah Thompson 4 classes: March 7, 8, 9, 10, 9.30am – 3pm  Daily Course Description: This painting intensive will allow students to set up in the oxygen studio for the week and focus on the creation of

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