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  • Writing Master Class with Sioux Browning

    Writing Master Class with Sioux Browning: Action! Page-turning plot construction — Saturday May 10 and Sunday, May 11   UBC MFA Professor and professional screenwriter Sioux Browning comes to Nelson to teach two full-days of intensive writing, with a focus on refining action, character, dialogue and structure in your fiction.   Sioux teaches screenwriting for the optional-residency MFA program at UBC. Based in Cranbrook, Sioux works as a screenwriter for television, as a writer for hire for many genres and writes poetry in her spare time. The Master Class will

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  • Spring Break Art Camp 2014

    SPRING BREAK ART CAMP 2014 CAMP is FULL for the Spring! REGISTER ONLINE for SPRING BREAK ART CAMP 2014! (Click here) OR CALL TO REGISTER: 250 352 6322 OR EMAIL: info@oxygenartcentre.org SPRING BREAK ART CAMP 2014 WEEK 1 (MARCH 17-21): PUPPET SHOW for Ages 5-10 Course dates: March 17-21 9am – noon Ages 5-7 2 – 5pm Ages 8-10 Cost: $120 Children will be introduced to the process of creating a 5-minute puppet show. Topics covered will include storyline and character development, stage/set design, and puppet design. The finale will

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  • Arts Education: Winter – Spring 2014

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Winter/Spring 2014: TO REGISTER: *New this year – Online registration (click here!) OR by Phone: 250-352-2821 OR drop by: Kootenay School of Arts. 606 Victoria Street, Nelson BC V1L 4K9 For more information about classes please contact OXYGEN ART CENTRE at: P: 250 352 6322 E: info@oxygenartcentre.org   BEGINNING JANUARY 2014*: Balkan Choir with Bessie Wapp, January 15 – March 5 Singing the Blues with Bessie Wapp, January 16 – March 6 Fine Art Shadow Boxes with Natasha Smith, February 15 &

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  • Arts Education: Fall 2013

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Fall 2013: TO REGISTER: Phone: 250-352-2821 Or drop by: Kootenay School of Arts. 606 Victoria Street, Nelson BC V1L 4K9 For more information about classes please contact OXYGEN ART CENTRE at: P: 250 352 6322  E: info@oxygenartcentre.org BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 2013: Singing Beyond the Blues with Bessie Wapp, September 25 – November 27 Singing the Blues with Bessie Wapp, September 26 – November 28 Moving into Abstraction with Natasha Smith, October 1 – November 5 Expressive Drawing with Jillian Davis, NOT AVAILABLE Intermediate Oil

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  • Exhibition: Self Design High, Youth Art Show

    SelfDesign High is thrilled to be part of the Nelson ArtWalk 25 Years, in partnership with the Oxygen Art Centre, as ArtWalk’s first ever youth exhibition. Curated by Amber Santos and Jessie Demers, this exhibition entitled “Life is Learning”, is composed of learning artifacts and fine arts pieces. All pieces were created by youth who call SelfDesign High their school for all or part of their high school learning experiences. SelfDesign High Mentors together with Community Mentors support these youth in exploring various artistic mediums and their expression. Some artwork

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  • Summer Art Camp 2013

    REGISTER ONLINE for SUMMER ART CAMP 2013! (Click here) OR CALL TO REGISTER: 250 352 6322 OR EMAIL: info@oxygenartcentre.org SUMMER ART CAMP 2013 WEEK 1 (JULY 8-12): THEATRE & MASK-MAKING for Ages 10-14 Course dates: July 8-12 2-5 pm Cost: $130 Are you theatrically inclined? Do you love telling stories & playing characters? Here’s your chance to create your own unique mask, costume & character – and help create an original new play! Join theatre-maker Bessie Wapp and artist Fiona Brown for an exciting week of mask-making, costume design, theatre

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  • Arts Education – Winter/Spring 2013

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Winter/Spring 2013: FEBRUARY – MAY 2013 Writing the Wild with K.Linda Kivi, February 12 – March 5 How Did You Get That Colour? with Karen Guilbault on February 16 Painting and Drawing Workshop : The Human Face with Deborah Thompson, Feb 18- 20 Acrylic Painting Intermediate with Jillian Davis, February 21 – April 25 Starting a Painting: Moving from Abstract to Realism with Karen Guilbault on March 2 Collage Painting with Natasha Smith, March 26 – April 30 Singing Beyond the Blues

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  • Spring Break Art Camp 2013

                        SPRING BREAK ART CAMP 2013 WEEK 1 (MARCH 11-15): PUPPET SHOW for Ages 5-8 Course dates: March 11-15 9am – noon Cost: $120 Children will be introduced to the process of creating a 5-minute puppet show. Topics covered will include storyline and character development, stage/set design, and puppet design. The finale will be a fantastic show put on for parents and friends. Instructors: Laura Hyde & Chelsey Freyta   THEATRE & MASK-MAKING for Ages 10-14 Course dates: March 11-15 2-

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  • Classes: Writing the Wild

    Writing the Wild will explore the many ways in which we can express our experiences, thoughts and feelings about the natural world. Whether you are a naturalist, an outdoors enthusiast, an activist or just plain curious, this workshop aims to engage your unique voice in writing about our home places. Exercises, examples of powerful nature writing and group discussion of your writing, in whichever genre, will form the backbone of these classes. Instructor: K.Linda Kivi Location: Oxygen Art Centre, 320 Vernon St (Alley Entrance) 4 classes: February 12 – March

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  • Classes: Creating Suspense On The Page

    Instructor: Deryn Collier Suspense is an important element of any great story – fiction or non-fiction, literary or genre, short story or novel. In this course we will learn to recognize those elements that build tension and keep your readers flipping pages. We will give your suspense-building muscles a workout that will help take your story to the next level. Location: Oxygen Art Centre, 320 Vernon St 5 classes: Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 and Dec 4 6.30 – 8.30 pm Tuesdays Course fee: $130 + HST Instructor Bio Deryn

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