Our communities celebrate the talent and creativity of our artists and artisans as evidenced by our bounty of galleries, studios, shops, markets and public art. Delight in the experience of the Shuswap through their work from painting and pottery to jewelry and glasswork, carvings, fabric arts and more.
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Art in the Shuswap was developed to showcase the amazing talented artists that are present in the beautiful Shuswap area in central British Columbia, Canada. Several individual artists and art groups present their work at various art shows and galleries around the area. All art shown is original work in various mediums ranging from acrylics, oils, watercolour, pastels and mixed media.
FACES, Fine Arts Community Explorations in the Shuswap, offers all levels of classes and workshops to children, teens and adults in dance, music, voice and a wide variety of visual arts. Their beautiful new studios contain a large dance studio, complete with sprung floor, a large visual arts studio including a kiln room for pottery and two smaller sound proofed music and voice studios. Lessons are offered to anyone from age 3 to 103 !!
Something magical happens when one find's the groove...an instantaneous yet silent sense of connection, toe-tapping joy, mutual understanding and integration of neural systems. It triggers the reward enters of our brain which help us feel joy, have fun, improve our confidence, learn, create new healthy habits and more!
Our bright, cheery and friendly studio is proud to offer walk-in ceramic painting Tues through Sunday (10 am - 5 pm), with Friday evening extended hours (10 am - 8 pm). Our studio is located in the heart of downtown Salmon Arm right across from the Art Gallery on Hudson Ave. Suitable for all ages!
Chuck St. John of Nimbus Glass Studio has been creating artwork for beautiful homes for more than twenty-five years. Using a variety of glass forming techniques from sandblast etching and carving, kiln-fired stained glass, laminating stained glass on tempered safety glass to the more traditional techniques of leaded glass, Chuck is able to offer a style suitable for every home.
Salmon Arm Art Gallery is housed in a beautiful heritage brick building in downtown Salmon Arm, and features local and touring visual art exhibitions. Family Saturdays is a free drop-in artmaking program for families with children aged 2 to 12. Check the website for current exhibition and event details.
Talerico Fine Art Gallery exhibits a variety of original fine art by established local and Canadian artists. The gallery features a selection of Oil, Encaustic, Acrylic, Watercolour, Pastel, and mixed media paintings, ranging from traditional and realistic to expressionistic and abstract.
Valerie Rogers is an award winning artist that paints the beauty of the nature and wildlife of Canada. Her paintings feature the bears, elk, deer and other animals that roam the mountains of BC. She also paints the simple beauty of rocks in her series called Stonescapes. Please call to arrange for a studio visit.