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ANGELA MORGAN, Painter
I am a figurative, with a love for colour and movement. My work is about capturing moments that fill up our cups!

My real-life legends are my family. A woman is truly blessed when she has the influence of family that love and support one another. This is brought home to me every day in my practice.

My biggest obstacle in life as a professional artist is time management, the true conundrum is really how to get phthalocyanine green out of my clothes, and hair, and eyebrows…

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Sorely missed in 2020, Bent On Art: Kootenay Queer & Trans Art Festival returns for 2021 in an online format. Join us virtually for a series of events designed to promote the work of LGBTQ+ artists in the Kootenays (and across British Columbia) while creating educational opportunities, fostering community connection & promoting resilience through the arts. The festival was founded by Samonte Cruz in 2018 & is now delivered in partnership with Samonte Cruz Studios and the West Kootenay Regional Arts Council. 

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time: 
10:00am

Join The Fernie Arts Station for their new Gallery Exhibit Expressions in Thread and meet the artist, Sam Sedlowsky, who will be on site that day.

Masks are required in The Arts Station and contact tracing is in effect for attendees. Please remain at home if you are sick or have been in contact with someone with covid.

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 
7:00pm

Join The Fernie Arts Station virtually via Zoom for Sam Sedlowsky's Gallery Show 'Expressions in Thread' Grand Opening! Register for free to get the zoom link.

Sam is excited to share her love of fabric in a unique medium.  

What are the benefits of art? Well, when it comes to art, there are two aspects to consider: creation and consumption. Most of the health benefits we see come as a result of producing art, regardless of the outcome. Here are the benefits of art in three different populations.

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 01 2021.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021
Time: 
10:00am

*Masks are required in the building*

FRENCH ART ACTIVITY FOR KIDS

AFRoS are very happy to announce that the CLUB BAGUETTE JUNIOR will take place at the ARTS STATION, thanks to a partnership to develop the program together based on artistic activities in French, every Monday from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

Don't wait any longer and register your child to practice French by doing an art activity at Fernie's ARTS STATION every Monday afternoon after school!

“To the extinct, the lost and the forgotten.  Everything that comes together is bound to be dissolved.”-Yuval Noah Harari

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”-Aristotle

Lately my mind has been drifting back to the past, no doubt to elude the convoluted present. 

Event Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021
Time: 
10:00am - 12:30pm

* Masks are required in the building *

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

  • The workshops are suitable for kids aged K-G6
  • Morning only: 10am-12:30pm 
  • Morning $28.
  • All activities take place at the Arts Station
  • All arts supplies are provided

Register online.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 19, 2021
Time: 
10:00am - 12:30pm

* Masks are required in the building *

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

  • The workshops are suitable for kids aged K-G6
  • Morning only: 10am-12:30pm 
  • Morning $28.
  • All activities take place at the Arts Station
  • All arts supplies are provided

Register online.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 12, 2021
Time: 
10:00am - 12:30pm

* Masks are required in the building *

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

  • The workshops are suitable for kids aged K-G6
  • Morning only: 10am-12:30pm 
  • Morning $28.
  • All activities take place at the Arts Station
  • All arts supplies are provided

Register online.