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  • Community Open Studio – September 29

    Community Open Studio – September 29

    Community Open Studio – The Big Draw – Sunday, September 29, 11:00am-4:00pm Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to present an all-ages three-part series of collaborative drawing workshops in connection with the world-wide event known as The Big Draw. The theme for 2019 is #DrawnToLife and explores the healing and unifying impact of mark making and drawing. These family friendly drop-in workshops are open to the public from 11:00am to 4:00pm on three Sundays throughout the Fall. All events are FREE or by donation and open to everyone. September 29: The

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  • Opening & Artist Talk: Nostalgic Geography

    Nostalgic Geography: Mama and Papa have Trains, Orchards and Mountains in their Backyard prOphecy sun and Darren Fleet 6 September 2019 – 28 September 2019 Opening Reception Friday September 6, 6:30pm  Artist Talk Saturday September 7, 4:00pm Residency Dates: August 19 – September 5 Opening Reception: Friday September 6 | 6:30pm (before Art Walk Gala) Artist Talk: Saturday September 7 | 4:00pm  Closing Dinner: Friday September 27th | 5:30pm (Blue Night) Exhibition Dates: September 6 – 28, Wednesday-Saturday 1-5pm Please Join us at the opening reception of local artists prOphecy sun and Darren Fleet’s Nostalgic Geography

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  • Oxygen Art Centre Welcomes New Executive Director

    Oxygen Art Centre has named Julia Prudhomme as the new Executive Director, effective August 19, 2019. Prudhomme, who lived in the Kootenays back in 2013-14, has contributed to small town art galleries and artist-run centres in numerous capacities for over ten years. She was Curator at the Campbell River Public Art Gallery for three years where she developed community-based programming that balanced educational courses, events, exhibits and artist talks, many in conjunction with internationally renowned artists, including Samuel Roy-Bois and Sonny Assu. Her artistic practice is often collaborative, working in

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  • Oxygen Art Centre Search for a New Executive Director

    Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson is looking for a new executive director to begin in early August 2019. Interested candidates can find the complete job description here: Executive-Director-Job-Description. The position is for an average of 20 hours per week at $25/per hour. The Deadline to apply is May 31, 2019 with interviews taking place the week of June 10th. Thank you in advance for your interest but please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. If you are interested please email a letter of interest

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  • Executive Director Departs at the End of August

    It is a bittersweet moment for Oxygen Art Centre as we announce that Genevieve Robertson will be leaving her post as Executive Director at the end of the summer.  Since arriving in early 2018 Genevieve has been dividing her attention between a burgeoning art practice and the management of Oxygen. Knowing it was only a matter of time before the art practice won her complete attention, we were very happy to bring her into the Oxygen fold and have benefited immensely from her vision, leadership, and passion for the Centre

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  • Oxygen Art Centre is Conducting a Survey and Draw

    Please take ten minutes to complete this survey and enter to win one of three fabulous prizes! The draw will be held on November 18, so don’t delay!   Oxygen is embarking upon a strategic planning process and your input at this time is vital as we plan for the future. The results and any personal information are confidential and for the use of Oxygen Art Centre only. We value you as part of the Oxygen community, and would appreciate your response.  Complete the survey to enter the draw for one of three fabulous prizes

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  • Oxygen’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

    Members! Please join us for our AGM on Thursday November 1st at 5:30pm. Please come celebrate and support Oxygen, vote in new members and bylaws, and hear about our past year’s exhibition and education programming, financials and big transitions. Save the date and come support your local artist-run community as we transition to the new societies act, start a new strategic plan, reflect on the past and envision the future! 2018 AGM Agenda: •    Opening of the Meeting by the Chair •    Reading and adoption of proposed agenda •    Reading and adoption of minutes from

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  • 2018 Summer Camps for Children & Youth

    2018 Summer Camps for Children & Youth

    Children & Youth REGISTER ONLINE for SUMMER ART CAMP 2018! (Click here) OR CALL TO REGISTER: 250 352 6322 OR EMAIL:   WEEK 1 (July 16-20, 2018): THEATRE CAMPS with Martina Avis July 16-20, 2018 (Monday – Friday) 9am – noon Ages 8-11 – Theatre Workshop acting, games, movement, and performance Cost $150/week This workshop will focus on play creation, rehearsal, and performance.  We will build acting skills, play games, and create a short play.  On the last day of camp, we invite family and friends to join us for a

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  • Call for Exhibition and Residency Submissions Announced

    Oxygen Art Centre is currently accepting submissions for its Exhibition and Residency program.  Regional, national and international professional artists from any discipline are welcome to submit proposals for a solo or group exhibition and/or residency.  Oxygen Art Centre is particularly interested in work with regional relevance, cross-disciplinary work and work that engages audiences in participatory processes.  Professional (CARFAC) exhibition and artist presentation fees are paid for selected programming.  Residencies and exhibitions are typically planned two to three years in advance. Please submit all of the following documents as specified in

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  • Oxygen Welcomes New Executive Director

    Oxygen Art Centre names Genevieve Robertson as the new Executive Director, effective January 15th.   Robertson, who moved from Vancouver to the Kootenays last year, was instrumental to Touchstones Nelson’s exhibit, River Relations: A Beholder’s Share of the Columbia River Dams, an interdisciplinary artistic research project that considers the presence and impact of hydroelectric power production on the Columbia River. Her drawing-based interdisciplinary artistic practice explores the complexities that emerge when relating to land and water in a time of large-scale industrial exploitation.   Robertson holds an MAA from Emily Carr

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