As introduced in the June edition, the Built Heritage Grants, funded by Columbia Basin Trust and administered by Heritage BC, are helping to restore some of Fernie’s most significant and historic buildings. One of these is the Fernie Museum.
Have you ever been stuck in a conversation with someone who only wants to talk about one thing? It gets old fast. As we look at our next goals and growth opportunities, wouldn’t we be wise to sit down and evaluate our priorities based on what Fernie is now, and what we can become?
It is an exciting time to be an artist. There are so many ways artists I personally know express themselves. They have found ways to comment on social issues and try to spur change. Her favourite is when her daughter, a fine arts graduate, used chicken wing bones which she enclosed in bronze or pastel coloured synthetic material and transformed into necklaces and mobiles to comment on an aspect of feminism.