Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming
Summer 2020:



OR by Phone: 250-352-6322

For more information about classes or help with registration please contact Oxygen Art Centre at:

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Singing and Songwriting 3-Day intensive with Della (Aka Erica Dee)

3 Classes: August 4, 5 & 6

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am – 4pm

Course Description:
This 3-day workshop is for anyone who wants to connect to their voices & stories while finding new avenues to be confident in self-expression through singing and songwriting. We will dive into the technical and experimental side of singing as well as the creative process of writing lyrics, poetry, melodies, and chords to make songs. Every participant will have an opportunity to perform in front of their peers and are encouraged to contribute to a group creation or create a piece of music on their own. Each Day will feature, journaling, a lesson, a workshop and a jam.

Course Fee: $190


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Ukulele 2 with Catherine McGrath  

4 Classes: August 11, 12, 13 & 14
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1 – 3:30 pm

Course Description:
This course is designed for people who have taken a preceding beginner class or who are able to play three-chord songs in the keys of C and G with a steady rhythm.  The class will explore new keys, new chords, and more complex strumming patterns as they relate to a bunch of fun songs from a variety of genres.

Course Fee: $135                         Material Fee: $10


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Intro to Pattern Design with Seathra Bell

2 Classes: August 15 & 16
Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Course Description:
This introductory class will introduce students to the basics of creating custom fitting patterns through draping and flat pattern drafting techniques. Participants will take away the basic skills needed to make a sloper pattern for themselves that can be used to design bespoke clothing. This is an introductory class – no previous skill required, just a keen interest in creating personalized patterns.

Course Fee: $140                         Material Fee: $30 + Material List


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Did you know that Oxygen Art Centre has a volunteer credit program that can be used towards reduced tuition costs? Oxygen Art Centre is a not for profit, community arts organization and artist run centre. Contact us to find out about what the options are to help with accessing our arts education programming. E:

Oxygen Art Centre gratefully acknowledges support for its Arts Education Programming from the Province of British Columbia, Nelson and District Credit Union, British Columbia Arts Council and Business for the Arts sponsors; Hall Printing, Nelson Star, Juice FM and


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